Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Community Supports Second Annual Sprout Film Festival; Event Raises Over $4,000 for The Arc NCR

Entertaining and educational evening included film about Harford County woman who, despite her disabilities, thrives as an employee of Acadia Windows and Doors 
[Aberdeen, MD] — More than 80 community members of all ages and backgrounds attended the second annual Sprout Film Festival presented by The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (“The Arc NCR”) to watch 10 short, award-winning films that highlighted or starred people living with autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Down syndrome or other disabilities. The festival’s goal was to shatter misconceptions about or prejudices toward individuals living with disabilities and to show how these individuals can enjoy a rewarding life within their community. The event also raised more than $4,000 to support the work of The Arc NCR, which has served people with disabilities for more than 61 years. Read more...

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