The Arc of Katy

Virginia Mae Wells – 10-03-17

Virginia Mae Wells, age 72, of Katy, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at her residence. Ms. Wells resided most of her adult years in Fremont, Nebraska, before moving to Katy in 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Alberta (Jones) Hurt; husband, Thomas A. Wells; brother, William Hurt and sister, Dolores Bechtel. Ms. Wells is survived by her children: Kenny (Julie) Christensen, Kevin (Wendy) Christensen, Keith (Teresa) Christensen, […]

Enroll Now for The Arc of Katy Summer Camp

Join the Fun!!!   The Arc of Katy is currently taking applications for three Summer Camp sessions for students and adults with IDD, ages 16 and up. Camp will be held Monday through Friday, weekly, from 8 am until 3 pm at Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church (located at 1351 S Mason Rd, Katy, Texas 77450.) Session 1… June 5-June 30, 2017 Session 2… July 3-July 28, 2017 Session 3… July 31-August 17, 2017 Each session will include a […]

The Arc of Katy to honor community volunteer Vicki Knowles at 2017 Triumph Gala

Vicki Knowles

The Arc of Katy invites the Katy community to participate in its 2017 Triumph Gala on Feb. 24 celebrating the achievements of The Arc of Katy and honoring community volunteer Vicki Knowles as 2017 recipient of its Ann Davis Founder’s Award. Knowles has served The Arc of Katy as member of the organization’s Board of Directors, chairman of the fundraising/development committee and as Gala Chairman for the past seven years. Vicki was introduced to The […]

The Arc of Katy to honor community volunteer Vicki Knowles at its 2017 Triumph Gala

The Arc of Katy 2017 Triumph Gala Friday, February 24, 2017, 6:00 P.M. Pine Forest Country Club, 18003 Clay Road, Houston, Texas 77084 To raise funds for and celebrate the achievements of The Arc of Katy, a non-profit organization providing day programs and social opportunities for Katy-area teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Community volunteer Vicki Knowles will be honored at The Arc of Katy 2017 Triumph Gala with the Ann Davis Founders […]

Local Funeral Home Manager Honored as The Arc of Katy’s Newest Board Member

Local funeral home manager Sherry Ahart-Davies of Katy Funeral Home, a proud provider in the Dignity Memorial® network, has joined The Arc of Katy as a board member. Ahart-Davies was nominated and appointed to the board in August 2016 and joins as a member of the organization’s Marketing and Communications Committee. The Arc of Katy is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that creates opportunities for youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to enable each […]

The Arc of Katy Jingle Bell Jam

Mr. & Mrs. Santa visit with Star Lathrop with an Arc of Katy program participant.

  The Arc of Katy Jingle Bell Jam featuring a disability friendly Mr. & Mrs. Santa Breakfast was held Saturday, December 10th.  Sponsors of this holiday event were Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Houston Council, Chick-fil-A Mason Road and Dr. Sandeep Mammenm Mint Dental. Participating to bring joy to those in attendance were Girl Scout Cadette Troop 17406, Katy Taylor FBLA and NCL Katy Chapter.

Arc Prepares for Disability-Friendly Santa Breakfast

The Arc of Katy, a local non-profit offering programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is sharing the Christmas spirit by hosting its Jingle Bell Jam featuring a disability-friendly Mr. & Mrs. Santa Breakfast. The Jingle Bell Jam will be on Saturday, December 10 and will welcome all ages and disabilities to the event to be held on the campus of Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1353 South Mason Road from 9 a.m. to 11 […]

The Arc of Katy to Host Disability-Friendly Santa Breakfast

The Arc of Katy, a local non-profit providing programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is hosting its Jingle Bell Jam featuring a Mr. & Mrs. Santa Breakfast for individuals in the community with special needs. This disability-friendly event will feature a light breakfast, craft with representatives from Chick-fil-A Mason Road, visit with Mr. & Mrs. Santa and favor. The Jingle Bell Jam will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9:00 am […]

Omni Houston Hotel at Westside Hosts The Arc Of Katy for an All-Access Tour

Local group learns more about hotel operations with a visit and tour. On July 19, 2016, Omni Houston Hotel at Westside welcomed The Arc of Katy for an all-access tour of the back of the house of the hotel. The tour is part of The Arc of Katy Summer Program for youth and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The Arc of Katy provides a school year day program for adults, a summer camp […]

Sorority Celebrates Service to The Arc of Katy

The Houston Council of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority celebrated the sorority’s Founder’s Day with a luncheon on April 30 at Braeburn Country Club in Houston.  Celebrating 85 years, the international social and cultural sorority’s Houston Council also was pleased to announce a successful service year supporting The Arc of Katy.  The Arc of Katy is a nonprofit that provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Katy and surrounding communities. The fourteen […]