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Wishing You a Happy & Blessed Thanksgiving

Dear friends, As Thanksgiving approaches, I am counting my blessings. I am thankful for each member of the LARC family. When I think about what makes our organization so unique, one thing comes to mind: our people. This group of remarkable individuals puts our participants first, and because of that,

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LARC Breaks Ground on New Group Home

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens’ (LARC), an organization working to empower and support individuals with disabilities and their families, held a groundbreaking ceremony for their new group home in Cape Coral on Thursday, October 5. LARC provides 24-hour supervision in a person-centered, home-like environment where residents with developmental disabilities receive

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LARC breaks ground on new group home

  By CHUCK BALLARO – | Oct 5, 2023 A little over a year ago, Hurricane Ian wiped out the North Fort Myers riverfront house that adults with developmental disabilities have called home for more than 25 years. Five adults were displaced and are now living in temporary housing. Come

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The ARC of Florida Republishes Three Fields Book

The Arc of Florida announces republishing the book Three Fields (brothers) with an additional viewpoint based in Southwest Florida. The Arc of Florida works with local, state, and national partners. It advocates for local chapters, public policies, and high-quality supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be fully

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LARC’s 5th Annual Aiming for Ability Clay Shooting Tournament Raises $25,000

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens’ (LARC) fifth annual “Aiming for Ability” Clay Shooting Tournament on Friday, May 5, 2023, raised $25,000 for the organization that helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve. The event was held at Sarasota Trap Skeet & Clays in Nokomis. Participants were able to bid

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Vote For LARC to Win $10,000 from First Horizon

First Horizon’s downtown Fort Myers Banking Center is marking its reopening with a weeklong celebration. Stop by First Horizon at 2247 First Street, downtown Fort Myers this week, and vote for LARC. Five local non-profits are receiving $2,500 each. The non-profit with the most votes will earn $10,000, and the

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LARC Hosts Career Camp for Students Ages 14-21

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) will host Career Camps for students ages 14-21 in June and July. Students must be currently enrolled in school and hold an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act). “Many students are interested in jobs but don’t know

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LARC, Inc. Celebrates 69th Anniversary of Serving Individuals with Disabilities

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) is celebrating its 69th anniversary in Southwest Florida. Established in 1954, the non-profit’s mission is to empower and support individuals with disabilities (IDD) and their families to reach their full potential. “LARC was founded in 1954 by parents whose children with intellectual and developmental

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LARC’s Poker Trek at Miromar Outlets February 19, 2023

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) will host a Poker Trek at Miromar Outlets on Sunday, February 19, 2023. Participants will have a chance to win the grand prize of a $500 Miromar Outlets gift card and other great prizes by trekking to participating stores within Miromar Outlets. The cost

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