Since 1953 The Arc of Story County has strived to enrich the lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they learn, work, play and grow within the community. Through advocacy and services we will support persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
The Arc invites you to come “Achieve with us.”
The Arc advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), preserving and protecting their fundamental rights through advocacy and action in support of legislation for civil rights, employment, housing and supports. We connect people with disabilities, their families, professionals and others to create hope, growth and change.
Inaugural Arc March
Come and walk with us on Saturday, September 30 at the North Grand Mall in Ames, IA.
Activities and continental breakfast start at 8:15 A.M. The Arc March walk begins at 9:30 A.M.
Bowling: M 2-5pm, Perfect Games
Bocce: M 5:30-6:30pm, The Center
Soccer: M/W 7-8pm, AMS
Cycling: T/R 5-6pm, 3314 Polaris
Track: T/R 6:30-7:30pm, T – AMS; R – Cyclone Sport Complex
Swimming: T/R 8-9pm, AHS Pool
The Arc of Story County is an advocacy based non-profit organization serving Story County, based in Ames, Iowa. The Arc provides services which partner with local businesses, providers and community members to enrich the lives of people with disabilities.
The Arc was established in 1953 by a core group of families advocating for their children. It is still that same drive to improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community that allows US to be a leader in advocacy and services.