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The ARC of Greensboro

By Ivan Saul Cutler, Carolina Peacemaker / January 25, 2023

ARC Executive Director Lindy Perry-Garnette, left, Greensboro City Councilmember Marikay Abuzuaiter, ARC President Jim Whitting and Director Fafanyo Asiseh. Photo by Ivan Saul Cutler/Carolina Peacemaker.

Erin Carr and Jada Dunn. Photo by Ivan Saul Cutler/Carolina Peacemaker

The ARC of Greensboro welcomed civic and community friends to an open house of the agency’s expanded facilities, serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as housing its bakery producing arcBARKS natural dog treats shipped nationwide.

The 6,000 square foot facility at 28 Battleground Court houses administrative offices with space for community “gathering-belonging.” “The Arc of Greensboro will host parties, movie nights, dances and other social activities as well as educational programs for participants, family members and the general public,” said Executive Director Lindy Perry-Garnette.

The Arc of Greensboro is an organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, promoting and protecting their human rights and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. Through advocacy, services, programs and education, The Arc supports individuals and their families in choosing options that lead to productive and satisfying lives.


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