The Arc of Tippecanoe County is looking for five new Board Members for 2019. We have several Board members whose terms end at the end of 2018. Below is the nomination form. Nominations are due by November 15th to

Come join this amazing group of people who are responsible for the great events, supportive community and programming for our Tippy Arc.



The Arc of Tippecanoe County Board Member Responsibilities and Expectations 2017Board Nomination Form 2018

Board Nomination Form 2018

Hi All! Tonight’s Best Buddies Meeting has been postponed due to a problem with the Boilermaker Special. The meeting is being rescheduled to next Tuesday, November 13th same time and location. Please share this information with your friends!!

We are pleased to announce our 2018 Prom “Arabian Nights” on Saturday, September 22nd at Bauer Community Center from 5:30 to 8 pm. The cost of admission is $5 per person. RSVP is required to  

The event will feature a DJ, Dancing, Food, and lots of great decorations. We have an awesome group of volunteers working on flying carpets, waterfalls and lots of other great treasures.

We will be crowning the King and Queen at 6:00 pm. If you and your date would like to be considered for King and Queen, please let Milissa know  Only couples will be entered into the contest and a picture must be submitted.

Please share this information with your friends. It will be a great evening.

More information can be found on our Facebook page which will include weekly updates. We also will have opportunities to help with decorations as well.


The Arc of Tippecanoe County and Purdue Best Buddies are pleased to announce our 2018-19 Call Out. The Event will be Wednesday, September 5th from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the Tippecanoe County Downtown Library in the McAllister Rooms. This event is for new members of Best Buddies.

Returning members of Best Buddies can use this process to register online:

1. Go to
2. Click Membership Application tab and select college option
3. Scroll to the bottom and choose “member type”- returning member
4. Enter user name and password
a. If you forgot your user name/password Contact Milissa O’Hern at or call 765-476-3277 for information
b. Please be sure to answer all the questions
c. If you would like the same Buddy please let us know.
5. Follow prompts to submit information. You will receive an email confirmation of your application within 24 to 48 hours.

Quick reminders:
• To be in Best Buddies you must be between the ages of 18 and 40 years old.
• You need to attend monthly meetings, be able to get together with your College Buddy once a month, have weekly contact during the school ear and participate in Best Buddies Activities
• If you have any questions contact Milissa O’Hern at or 765-476-3277


Aktion Club, a group of Kiwanis for individuals with developmental disabilities is doing a community service project on Thursday, August 30th at LTHC Homeless Services. Aktion Club will be serving the dinner meal. All Aktion Club Members are welcome to attend this event.

Members need to meet at 4:15 outside the Howarth Center on 18th Street.

Please remember to wear closed toed shoes, shirts with sleeves and hair pulled back or up in a hat.

If you have questions please contact Milissa at or 765-476-3277.

Aktion Club is sponsored by the Harrison Kiwanis and meets the third Thursday of each month at Elmwood Church of Christ at 4:30. All Arc members 18 and older are welcome to attend. This is a great group that does so much good in the Lafayette Community.