Fraternal Order of Eagles of Stroudsburg
Golf Tournament Lines up an
FCS Foundation Hole In One!
A benefit Golf Tournament for Fitzmaurice Community Services Foundation, Inc. was held on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 organized by the Fraternal Order of Eagles, No. 1106, in Stroudsburg.
The tournament was held at the Glenbrook Golf Course where over ninety participants were in attendance. Each golfer received a “goodie bag,” door prizes, and competition prizes donated by many local businesses.
Fitzmaurice Community Services Foundation would like to thank the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 1106, all participants, and local businesses for helping raise over $2500 to benefit our consumers and their families.
Fitzmaurice Community Services, Inc. (FCS) is a non-for-profit organization that has been Building Brighter Futures for over 45 years for Adults with Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and their families. Our philosophy is to create a rich environment that empowers our clients to achieve independence, individuality, productivity and inclusion in the community.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles, Stroudsburg #1106 was established as a non-profit organization in 1898, and has developed programs to help members of the community with a commitment to support its members and the community by raising money for local and national charities.
It’s Always a HAPPY HOLIDAY with FCS!
Enterprise Presents Grant to FCS Foundation
June 26, 2013
Staci Sullivan, FCS’s Regional Auto Leasing Representative from Enterprise and Patricia Bretz, Enterprise Sr. Customer Service Representative presented FCS Foundation with a $2000 donation. The Grant was requested by Staci Sullivan, and provided by the Enterprise Holdings Foundation who provides charitable support to non-profits thus enhancing the quality of life in communities they serve.
Enterprises generosity will assist many FCS consumers achieve a better life in our community. Staci Sullivan expressed her excitement as she looks forward to giving back to Enterprises non-profit customers, and is happy that Enterprise Holdings Foundation recognizes the need to give back. Enterprise and Fitzmaurice Community Services… “Building Brighter Futures!”
2013 Mental Health Awareness Walk
“Every Step in Recovery Helps Stomp out Stigma”
May 17, 2013
Carbon-Monroe-Pike Mental Health and Developmental Services (MH/DS), along with Community Support Programs of Carbon, Monroe and Pike Counties sponsored the annual event. The walk began at the New Hope Recovery Work Center on Main St. in Stroudsburg, and concluded with a BBQ at the Dansbury Park pavilion. The event was an opportunity for individuals, families, advocates, and the community in general to come together to dispel the myth of mental illness and to heighten awareness of attitudes, stereotypes and prejudices that hinder recovery.
FCS offers many services for individuals with Behavioral Health Disorders, with the main goal to achieve recovery and independence within our community. We pride ourselves in exceeding client & family expectations by providing environments that promote growth, success and friendships. This is accomplished by consumers, family members, Direct Support Professional Staff and the community working together. For more information regarding FCS’s Behavioral Health Services, click here, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greater Pocono Chamber Business Expo 2013
March 27, 2013
FCS was one of the 200 businesses showcasing its’ services at the Annual Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, March 22nd and 23rd at the Koehler Fieldhouse of East Stroudsburg University.
In addition to booth visitors learning about FCS’s services for clients and community members, one of the highlights was the
chance to “Guess the Candy Eggs,” and win an FCS/Liztech Pin valued at $55.
Our two lucky winners this year were the Connely Family , and Andrea Reiter both from Stroudsburg. They were presented with a holiday themed Easter Bunny and a beautiful FCS Liztech Pin.
Congratulations, and thanks for visiting us at the 2013 Business Expo
The Forth Annual Breakfast with Santa kicked off the Holidays Saturday, December 1st at the FCS Administration Building.
Pancakes and sausage, along with hot cocoa and whipped cream was served for breakfast, and kids of ALL AGES took part in singing their favorite Holiday tune, and crafting a special Holiday ornaments. …Let’s not forget the STAR of the day – SANTA was there with Mrs. Claus to hear what’s on everyone’s wish list for 2012!
FCS’s Beth Booterbaugh Recognized for Achievements in 2012
Congratulations to FCS’s Beth Booterbaugh for being recognized by the Caron-Monroe-Pike MH/DS’s Advisory Board.
The 2012 Advisory Board for MH/DS held their Annual Dinner Meeting on Wednesday, October 24th at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn where Beth was honored. Beth, the Vice President of Behavioral Health Services, was recognized for her hard work, dedication and kindness in working in the behavioral health field, consistently going the extra mile for consumers. Beth was also commended on her responsiveness to families in terms of helping them understand, negotiate and navigate the mental health system.
Deb Scocozza, Executive Vice President of FCS, commented “…Beth focuses on the needs of the consumers, all while hiring and training caring and competent staff, setting up new homes, and establishing goodwill among neighbors. In addition, it was Beth’s success with the CHIPPS program that paved the way for future CHIPP projects. And for that she has made an everlasting impact on recovery within Carbon-Monroe-Pike MH/DS.”
Congratulations Beth on your accomplishments and recognition!
Celebrating Joan Menhennett…
Bringing Leadership to Life in the Poconos
Joan Menhennett, Consumer Finance Supervisor, celebrated Thursday, June 24, 2012 by graduating from the Leadership Pocono Program!
Joan was chosen to participate in the Leadership Pocono, by the FCS Executive Team. Liz Koster, President & CEO, weighed in on why Joan was chosen, “…watching Joan grow a department like Consumer Finance, and leading a team of individuals with professionalism and success, I knew the Leadership Pocono experience would broaden her horizons and give her more opportunities to explore community service and leadership.”
In addition to Leadership Pocono’s intensive monthly educational sessions, Joan was part of a team of individuals participated in a Community Project for Easter Seals of Eastern PA. The Team was responsible for the promotion of Easter Seals “Growing Green” which is an environmentally friendly summer residential camp – held at the Pocono Environmental Education Center in the Pocono Mountains – for campers with special needs; something that is near and dear to her.
Joan commented as the Leadership Pocono 2012 commencement neared, “…Having participated with community leaders and my classmates has taken me from being agreeable to being enthusiastic and truly engaged in the prospect of me being a Leader in all areas of my life. …The guidance I received has enabled me to be a more effective supervisor at work. I am more aware of the opportunities that the Pocono region has to offer the community and how valuable we all are in making a difference.”
Leadership Pocono is a subsidiary of the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce with a mission ‘to educate and transform future leaders through interactive learning so they can serve the needs of a growing and vibrant, diverse community.’ We congratulate Joan with her new found accomplishment being a Leadership Pocono Alumn of 2012!