Think spring and think 2016 Arc in the Park!  The Arc of Tippecanoe County is accepting registrations for our annual 3K/5K walk or run followed by live music, games, and raffle prizes!  We are excited to have this event on Saturday, April 9th at McAllister Park (former Lafayette City Municipal Golf Course).  Not only will it be a great way to get your morning exercise, but following the race awards, there will be adult and children games/activities, fantastic live music by Saharan Drench, and an ongoing raffle which will include such prizes as a $100 Meijer gift card and many more!  You can register for this event online at www.getmeregistered.com or by printing the registration form and sending it in to:

PO Box 1222

Lafayette, IN  47902

Come for the run but definitely stay for the fun!!!

Are you interested in attending the Purdue Women’s Basketball Game versus Iowa on Sunday, January 24th at 3:00 pm? The ticket price would be between $7 to $12 depending on how many attend and whether or not we get a T-shirt in our package. We need an idea of how many people would like to attend to set up our package. Staff, family members and friends are welcome if attending with a member of Adult Recreation or Super Star Social Club. Please email director@arcoftippecanoe.org if you are interested in attending and how many people would be in your group. Look for the official event invitation in early January with information on ordering and picking up tickets.

Aktion Club fundraiser!!! October 14th from 4:30 to 9:00 at Igloo Frozen Custard East- on Tazer Drive off 350 South.

Aktion Club is a service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 12,000 members worldwide. Aktion Club is supported locally by the Harrison Kiwanis and by the Kiwanis International Office in Indianapolis, Indiana, which provides programs, literature and opportunities to relate to individuals with disabilities from countries worldwide. Aktion Club is a program of The Arc of Tippecanoe County and supported by the United Way of Greater Lafayette.
Motto:  Where development has no disability.
Vision:  To develop competent, capable, caring leaders through the vehicle of service.
Mission:  To provide adults living with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative, leadership skills and to serve their communities.

This is Aktion Club’s first ever fundraiser!! The proceeds from this fundraiser will support the club and allow them to serve their community by making a donation to a local charity. Please consider stopping into Igloo and making a purchase from 5 to 9. Igloo will be donating a portion of their sales to Aktion Club. For more information contact Milissa O’Hern at The Arc of Tippecanoe County at 476-3277 or director@arcoftippecanoe.org.

The Arc of Tippecanoe County needs you and your hunger.  Please visit McDonald’s on Veterens Memorial Parkway Tuesday, September 22 sometime between 5 and 7 pm to place your order.  To make this a little more fun, The Arc of Tippecanoe County has set up a friendly competition between the Adult programs and the Childrens programs.

McDonalds’s and The Arc of Tippecanoe County are hosting an evening of fun. The Arc Children’s Programs versus the Arc Adult Programs in a contest to see who can get the most people to McDonald’s to eat dinner on Tuesday, September 22nd. The group that gets the most people to the fundraiser gets a party hosted by the other group at a later date.  It’s a win-win situation for you and for The Arc!  More importantly, 20% of all proceeds will go toward ALL the programs served by The Arc of Tippecanoe County.  Be sure to stop by the Arc table to let us know which team you are representing!