Marc of Excellence

The Marc of Excellence

Marc Community Resources' Bi-Annual Newsletter:

Spring / Summer 2015

Letter from the CEO
You may have heard that Randy Gray retired on June 30, 2015 after 40 years of service at Marc Community Resources, Inc. (Marc) and that I will take over the position of President & CEO. A natural question to ask is, "who is this John Moore and how will this transition impact employees?" To answer this two-part question, let me start with who I am.
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2014 Year in Review

This spring’s 10th Bi-Annual Kickball Tournament was among the most action packed and exciting ever! Once again, teams from all over the Valley’s Behavioral health landscape came together on March 14, 2014 at Kiwanis Park in Tempe for a day full of fun, food, and intense competition...
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Winter 2013

Health and Wellness Success Story
Prior to joining the Villages/Wellness program, Thomas did not go out to socialize. Since losing weight, he is now involved with a number of activities, including art...
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Summer 2013

Awesome Blossom Garden Club
Several members of Marc’s East Village program got together to partake in the Mesa Urban Garden calling their group the Awesome Blossom Garden Club...
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Winter 2012

The Village - Freestone Rehabilitation Center
Marc Community Resources, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of Village at Oasis Park ‐ Phase 1 on November 1, 2012. Located in East Mesa at the Freestone Rehabilitation Center...
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Summer 2012

Marc Center’s Village Warriors Score Big
Three years ago, an innovative approach to Behavioral Health took place at Daley Park in Tempe. Approximately 350 people participated...
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Winter 2011

Marc Center Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation
CARF International announced that Marc Center of Mesa, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its programs...
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Summer 2011

Finally Home
The 'Finally Home' campaign provides a start-up box of basic household supplies for formerly homeless individuals who have been diagnosed with a mental health disability...
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Winter 2010

The Spirit of Giving
As chronically homeless individuals entered their new homes, Marc Center’s Hope Network was able to provide each individual with a start-up basket of various necessities...
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Summer 2010

Marc Center Acquires Advocates for the Disabled
Advocates for the Disabled, Inc. (AFD) believes that people with disabilities should have the resources necessary to promote their well-being and self-sufficiency...
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Winter 2009

2nd Annual Tournament of Champions Kickball
The second annual kickball Tournament of Champions was held November 13 at Daley Park in Tempe. Behavioral Health Services’ West Side Warriors (East and West Village programs) once again shined...
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Summer 2009

New Homes for our Residents
Over the past twelve months, Marc Center has been able to take advantage of the current housing market and purchased eight homes to replace those we were previously renting...
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Winter 2008

New Vocational Training Facility Grand Opening
The grand opening of Marc Center’s new vocational training facility at 924 North Country Club Drive was held on January 15, 2009...
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Summer 2008

Marc Center Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation
This accreditation represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standard...
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Winter 2007

Marc Center’s Banquet Celebrates 50 Years!
1957 - The year nine Mesa families formed an organization to provide special education to six children. The legacy of any great organization is firmly set forth in the visions of those who preceded us. Indeed, it is that gift that our founders and our previous leaders had ...
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Summer 2007

Marc Breaks Ground for Vocational Training Facility
On June 11, 2007 Marc Center broke ground for the new vocational training facility. Approximately 100 people attended, including the media ...
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