Locals "Pay it Forward"
Local high school choir sings at Winter Wonderland
Shedding light on the ultimate volunteer
Winter Wonderland lights up for the season
TARC Programming helping community members
Family helps kick off 2017 Winter Wonderland
TARC celebrates achievements at Annual Awards Banquet
What: TARC’s 63rd Annual Awards Where: Big Gage Shelter House, 635 South Gage Blvd, Topeka, Kan. When: Monday, March 13, 6:30 p.m. TOPEKA, Kan. (March 13) – TARC will host their 63rdAnnual Awards Celebration, Tuesday evening, March 13, 2017 at the Big Gage Shelter House. The festivities will be hosted by KSNT’s Brooke Lennington and Kyle Brochert with awards presented by TARC’s Executive Director, Eileen Doran. Award winners include community members, volunteers and local businesses who support TARC, a not-for-profit service organization that works to enhance the lives of people with developmental and related disabilities and their families, with service, support, advocacy and community involvement. Community honorees include: The Lazy Toad, Employer of the Year Student Treasures, Customer of the Year Mary “Mert” & Mickey Bradshaw, Volunteers of the Year Full list of winners will be available after the awards banquet. ### TARC is a not-for-profit service organization that works to enhance the lives of people with developmental and related disabilities and their families, with service, support, advocacy and community involvement.
TARC Announces 2017 Board Members
TOPEKA, Kan. (January 19, 2017)- TARC is pleased to announce the 2017 Board Members. Board members were elected at TARC’s Annual Meeting held November 28, 2016. TARC Foundation Board: Ann Shelton (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas), President Matthew Bergmann (Frieden, Unrein & Forbes LLP), Vice President Andrew Wiechen (Architect One, PA), Secretary Travis Stryker (CAS Constructors, LLC), Treasurer Kim Savage (Westar Energy), Trustee Ken Scott (Capitol Federal Savings), Past President Carolyn Annand (Hill’s Pet Nutrition), Trustee Ron Gwaltney (Westar Energy), Trustee Keith Mazachek (Washburn University), Trustee E. Lou Bjorgaard Probasco (Probasco & Associates, Inc.), Trustee Todd Reeves (Legacy Trust Partners), Trustee Lindsay Freeman (Advisor’s Excel), Trustee TARC, Inc. Board of Directors: Joell Chockley (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas), President Karen Moore (Moore Home Team), President Elect Barb Duncan (Stormont-Vail HealthCare), Past President Richard Martinez (Kansas Department of Commerce), Secretary Mike Kongs (Stormont-Vail HealthCare), Treasurer Virginia Lockhart, Director Emeritus Mary “Mert” Bradshaw (Community Volunteer), Director Judy Dowd (Cotton O’Neil Dermatology Clinic), Director Carol Huffman (Policy Studies), Director Mike Munson (Gay, Riordan, Fincher, Munson & Sinclair, PA), Director Bruce Myers (Midway Wholesale), Director Mike Morse (KS Commercial Real Estate Services), Director Jayme L. Painter, CPA (Summers, Spencer & Company, P.A.) Director Nathan Girard (se2) Director Carmen Hill (Security Benefit Corporation), Director Dr. Randall Schumacher (Pediatrics, PA), Director Molly Howey (Go Topeka), Director