SPECIAL EVENTS


Wednesday, November 3, 2010

National Conference of Executives of The Arc (NCE) Reception & Annual Awards Dinner
5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
* NCE members celebrate the achievements of their colleagues.

Evening Film Festival

7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
* Back by popular demand, the Sprout Film Festival will showcase films featuring individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.


Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Arc's Annual Research Luncheon
12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
* The Committee for the Advancement of Knowledge and Understanding proudly hosts the annual Research Luncheon.  At this event, we will honor K. Charlie Lakin, Ph.D., the recipient of our 2010 Research Matters! Award, as well as share an initial summary from The Arc FINDS (Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports).  FINDS is a national survey designed to tap into the knowledge and perspectives of individuals and families with the intellectual and developmental disabilities community.  

The Arc of Florida's Annual Awards Luncheon
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


The Arc of the United States 60th Anniversary Dinner
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
* Join us as we celebrate the 60th Anniverary of The Arc with dinner, dancing and an evening of fun.  Hosted by The Arc of the United States and The Arc of Florida. Tickets are required to attend the dinner.


The Arc 60th Anniversary Evening Celebration hosted by The Arc of Florida
7:00 p.m. to evening

The Arc of Florida along with The Arc of the U.S. will keep the party going well into the evening with an open celebration including a DJ, dancing and dessert to begin immediately after The Arc’s 60th Anniversary Dinner. Although the dinner is a ticketed event, the post-dinner evening celebration is free and open to all Conference attendees.


Friday, November 5, 2010

The Arc of the United States Closing Banquet - Tribute to Paul Marchand
7:00 p.m. to evening


Saturday, November 6, 2010

The Arc Goes to the Walt Disney World © Resort
The Arc has secured discounted multi-day, 1-day after 2pm, and 1-day after 4pm tickets for the Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Parks.  Click here to book your tickets online! One-day tickets may be purchased on site at the hotel in the Disney Gift Shop.
Note: The hotel offers complimentary transportation to/from the Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, EPCOT and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Please note that space is limited on each bus so seating is offered on a first come first serve basis. Keep in mind that buses run on a loop and do not always go directly to the Magic Kingdom from the hotel. The Arc is offering direct transfers TO the Magic Kingdom on Saturday only.  See below for more information. 

Individuals planning on attending The Arc's Annual Meeting (9:00am to 1:00pm) are encourage to purchase after 2pm and after 4pm tickets.    


Transfer TO the Magic Kingdom

The Arc is offering guaranteed (and direct) one-way transfers TO the Magic Kingdom® Park on Saturday, November 6th for $10/person (one-way ONLY). Buses will depart the Hilton in the Walt Disney World® Resort starting at 11:30am and ending at 3:30pm. Advanced reservations are required.  You will be contacted at least 2 weeks prior to the event to schedule your exact departure time.

 

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