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  • Mini-Golf Picnic

    Featured Mini-Golf Picnic Organized By The Arc of HR Mini-Golf Picnic The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham invites you to join us for a summer evening of fun, food, and friends as we gather to celebrate our 60th anniversary from 5:30-7:30 PM on Monday, July…

  • Why We Love Laundry Day

    Why We Love Laundry Day

    When I came on board as the new communications intern at The Arc, I was proud to be working for an organization that has so much love and support to offer adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Although most of my work happens behind a screen, I…

  • Santa Run, Walk, ‘N Roll 2022

    Santa Run, Walk, ‘N Roll 2022

    Upcoming Events Santa Run Organized By The Arc of HR Santa Run, Walk, ‘N Roll 2022 During this festive fun run, participants can run, walk, or roll in wheelchairs through downtown Harrisonburg to raise awareness for The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham. Registration for adults…

  • Welcome Maggie!

    Welcome Maggie!

    Welcome our new Communications Intern, Maggie Smith! Maggie is a JMU student currently majoring in Graphic Design. Originally from Newport News, Virginia, Maggie is adjusting to the much colder climate of Harrisonburg. After graduation, Maggie hopes to move to a city and work for a firm or company…

  • Remembering Rebecca

    Remembering Rebecca

    When I first heard the news about the passing of this remarkable young woman, the first thing I felt was a huge hole where she lived in my heart. In fact, I can’t think of anyone who didn’t have warm affections for Becky. When I connected with Becky,…

  • Welcome Alyssa!

    Welcome Alyssa!

    The Arc of HR would like to welcome our new intern, Alyssa! Alyssa is a sophomore at JMU majoring in Psychology and double minoring in Music Industry and Organizational Psychology. During her time with The Arc, Alyssa will support program management by assisting with Community Engagement, researching advocacy…

  • The Arc Receives Living Wage Award

    The Arc Receives Living Wage Award

    The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham is proud to stand among the growing list of local businesses committed to paying a living wage for their employees. Silver Award recipients ensure every employee receives at least $12.50 per hour and thanks to recent Medicaid Reimbursement rate increases, we’ve been able to…

  • 2022 Great Community Give

    2022 Great Community Give

    April 20th between 6:30 AM – 8 PM Donate Here! Help us reach our goal of $15,000 to place towards our transportation services today! The most recent Harrisonburg-Rockingham Healthy Community Council Survey (2016) identifies transportation as the single greatest barrier to accessing services and employment in our locality. …

  • The Arc of HR Hosts Candidate Forum

    The Arc of HR Hosts Candidate Forum

    PREPARING TO VOTE NOVEMBER 2 Next Tuesday, November 2nd, citizens around Virginia will line up to cast their ballots for state level government officials. Although most of our efforts here at The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham (HR) revolve around providing in-person services to create more inclusive opportunities for the…