The Arc of Tippecanoe County is looking for volunteers for our committees. These committees include: Education, Adult Direct Services, Children’s Direct Services and Fundraising. The committees meet one time per month at a set time for about an hour. These committees plan the events for the Arc. I will post updates next week about each committee and the responsibilities they have. If you are interested in more information, please contact Milissa at 476-3277 or

The Arc of Tippecanoe County is looking for new Board members for 2017. We have several excellent Board members whose terms end at the end of this year. We are looking for new folks to join our current group of volunteer Board members to move our organization forward in the future. Each Board member serves a three year term. We ask that all Board members participate in one committee and/or become an officer. I have attached our Board Responsibilities and a Nomination Application. Please review these documents and contact Milissa at 476-3277 if you have questions. Board Nomination forms are due on Friday, October 14th. New Board members will start in January of 2017. The Board meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Arc office.



The Adult Recreation Program’s September Event is hosting the Blue Jean Ball. We need Adult Recreation members to volunteer at this event. Everyone who volunteers at the event will get a discounted admission of $5. This is a savings of $7 off the adult admission. We will have a variety of volunteer spots for different abilities. Each volunteer spot will be for 1 and a half hours. Contact Milissa at or 476-3277 to volunteer or for more information.

The Arc of Tippecanoe County’s Adult Recreation Program would like to invite you to our first annual Blue Jean Ball on September 30, 2016 at Jenks Rest in Columbian Park from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. We will have a live DJ- The Arc’s own Shawn Rector-, Dancing plus a Chili Supper with all the proceeds going to the programs of The Arc of Tippecanoe County and United Way of Greater Lafayette 2017 campaign.

COST: $12 adults, $8 kids and $30 for families who RSVP before September 29th. Tickets the day of the event will be $15 Adults, $8 kids and $40 for families.

RSVP: email or phone 765-476-3277

This event is open to all Members of The Arc of Tippecanoe County and the community. Please share this invitation with your family and friends.

Come Join Us for an evening of dancing, great food and fun all support two great causes!!!