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Donna Sabecky Steps Down as President & CEO


After 31 years of dedicated service to individuals with disabilities across Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod, Donna Sabecky has decided to step down as President and CEO of Community Connections, Inc. Donna knew from the start she wanted to help people.  She earned a BA in Sociology with a minor in Psychology at the University […]

Community Connections, Inc. announces Employees of the Quarter


Community Connections, Inc is proud to announce the following employees have been awarded the honor of employees of the quarter. The service period is for first quarter FY 2016 (July 1 – Sept 30) and it signifies the highest quality services in their role.  Congratulations! Habilitation Services  Alicia Coelho, Developmental Specialist from Fairhaven Habilitation Services has been a […]

CCI Appoints Interim Executive Director


Community Connections, Inc. would like to welcome Kim Comart to our team as Interim Executive Director. Kim will be assuming the day-to-day leadership of the organization as Donna Sabecky transitions out of her role as President and CEO. He will also be working with our Board of Directors to facilitate the search for a permanent […]

Come join us at Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar!


Community Connections Shows Appreciation to Local Law Enforcement


Community Connections Inc.’s Hartwell Street Day Center, wanted to show their appreciation to Fall River Police Department. “Our clients are often part of a very vulnerable population, we appreciate the support that the Fall River Police provides in times of need. We wanted to say ‘Thank  you’ in a special way,” said the Fall River […]

CCI celebrates Joe Krajewski’s 30 Years of Service

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Community Connections Inc. is celebrating Chief Operating Officer, Joseph Krajewski’s 30 years of service to the organization.  Mr. Krajewski began his career at CCI as a Case Manager and Vocational Evaluator for the Fall River Employment Program on 6/30/1986.  His natural way of working with people with intellectual and physical disabilities and his talents in […]

Community Connections Unveils New Sensory Garden at Somerset Day Center


Somerset, MA – On Wednesday, June 15, Community Connections held an Open House/Ribbon cutting  to present the new sensory garden at the Somerset location at 1400 Brayton Point Road.  The event featured tours of the program space and garden, light refreshments, and a ribbon cutting with Community Connections and Somerset town officials. Somerset Chair of […]

CCI Somerset Day Center Opening Sensory Garden June 15

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Community Connections Celebrates 30 Year Milestone


South Yarmouth, MA – On Friday, April 8th, Community Connections, Inc. (CCI) celebrated 30 years of service at the Ridge Club in Sandwich, MA. Those familiar with the organization might find it hard to believe that thirty years have passed since CCI was an idea of its founders; today the organization serves over 700 adults […]

Tickets available now for CCI’s Fall River Area Spaghetti Supper

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Community Connections, Inc. is a recipient of the 2015 Orion Fleet Safety Awards!


Community Connections, Inc.  has been awarded the Orion Fleet Intelligence LEADERSHIP in Fleet Safety Award for 2015. In recognition of the organization’s demonstrated ongoing commitment to fleet safety.  This award is part of Orion Fleet Intelligence’s Annual Fleet Safety Awards.  Orion Fleet Intelligence, the leader in products and services to help companies manage the safety and […]

Community Connections Names Krajewski Chief Operating Officer

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Community Connections, Inc. Names Krajewski Chief Operating Officer Community Connections, Inc., a private non-profit agency serving high school students and adults with disabilities, is proud to announce that Joe Krajewski has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer.   Joe has proven to be a key employee for many years. He began his Community […]

Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar Fundraiser 2015

Community Connections Inc. Honors Staff

Service Director Kerri Vetrano (left) and Mashpee Program Manager Sophia Westgate (right) celebrate the Employee of the Year, Erin O'Connell-Ganley.

On June 18, 2015 Community Connections, Inc. honored its Employee of the year, Erin O’Connell-Ganley and 22 dedicated employees with years of service ranging from 5 to 25 at the Waterfront Grille in New Bedford. Erin O’Connell-Ganley, Developmental Specialist has been part of the Mashpee Team for nearly two years. Over the course of that time she […]

Donna Sabecky Elected as Officer of Statewide Disability Board

Donna Sabecky with Kevin and Norman at Fall River Day Center

February, 14, 2014 – Donna Sabecky, President of Community Connections, has been re-elected as an officer of the Association of Developmental Disability Providers (ADDP). In this role, she will continue to represent the concerns of service providers and people with disabilities who live and receive services in Massachusetts. As an unwavering advocate for disability services […]

Community Connections expands services in the Wareham area


February, 2014 – This month, Community Connections will join the Wareham community as they open their newest center for adults with disabilities. The nonprofit organization will be moving into a newly renovated facility on Church Avenue directly behind Tobey Hospital. This facility will replace Community Connections’ present location in Marion. The new Wareham location will […]

New Full Service Brochure Details Community Connections’ Services

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We are pleased to share with you our new Full Service Brochure. Within its pages you will find details on all our services, highlighted stories about the people we serve, and quick points about what sets Community Connections apart. We are thrilled that our clients and their stories are at the forefront of this new […]

Therapeutic Services Make All the Difference [video]

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  Community Connections provides goal orientated physical, occupational, and speech therapies for adults with disabilities. These services can help steer a person’s life towards greater strength and independence. This video showcases a just few success stories where these therapies have made a lasting impact on adults with disabilities.     Donate this year end to […]

Classic by the Sea 2014 Sponsor Opportunities

Classic by the Sea Sponsor Opportunities

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES Event Sponsors: $5,000 Recognition as Event Sponsor by event host, prominent company logo in program, on event materials and website, a sponsor banner, two tee signs, and two foursomes. Putting Contest Sponsor: $250 Naming rights to the contest with exclusive recognition at the hole, in the golf program and website. Cart Sponsor: $2,500 […]

Community Connections Gives Back

Garden Harvest in Yarmouth

South Yarmouth, MA – The first season of the Community Garden was quite a success for Community Connections. Clients planted flowers, vegetables, herbs, and even pumpkins in the spring and the garden flourished throughout the growing season. Homegrown vegetables were enjoyed in healthy recipes prepared by the cooking classes. Weeding and caring for the plants […]

Community Connections’ Annual Gala a Heartwarming Success


South Yarmouth, MA – Friday, October 4th, was an evening of fun, fare, and philanthropy to benefit Community Connections at Wequassett Resort in Chatham. The annual fundraiser featured a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner and an exciting live auction, artfully hosted by award-winning auctioneer, Kathy Kingston. Corporate sponsors for this year’s event […]

Sixth Annual Walk-A-Thon and Family Fun Day to Benefit Community Connections


Fairhaven, MA – Community Connections will be hosting the sixth annual Walk-A-Thon and Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 21st at the Fairhaven Day Center and the Fairhaven Bike Path. This event benefits adults with disabilities in eight program centers on the South Coast, South Shore, and the Cape. Teams from all the centers will […]

Delegates from the China Disabled Persons Federation visit Community Connections in Fall River

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On Friday, July 5, 2013 and again on Monday, July 8, 2013 55 delegates from the China Disabled Persons Federation visited Community Connections’ newest facility in Fall River to learn how the agency provides support and services to assist people with disabilities. Community Connections welcomed the 55 delegates to tour the program and learn about […]

Fall River Day Center Grand Opening

Donna Sabecky with Kevin and Norman at Fall River Day Center

Check out the coverage of Community Connections’ expanded Fall River Day Center at Commonwealth Landing! Fall River Day Center Featured on Common Thread News (video clip) A New Home for Community Connections – Fall River Herald News Clients Christen Community Connections’ New Fall River Home – Fall River Herald News New Fall River Day Center […]

Community Connections’ Fall River Day Center Featured on Common Thread News [video]

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Community Connections was pleased to have been featured on Fall River Government TV’s weekly news program, Common Thread News. The segment aired on March 17 following the Fall River Day Center Grand Opening on March 12. The opening was attended by Fall River Mayor William Flanagan, representatives of Commonwealth Landing, members of the Community Connections […]

Mayor Flanagan Welcomes the Newest Community Connections Facility to Fall River

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Community Connections held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house celebrating its newest location in Commonwealth Landing from 4 – 6 PM on Tuesday, March 12. Mayor William Flanagan, the Fall River Chamber of Commerce, and Alan Macomber of Commonwealth Landing each said a few words on behalf of what Community Connections offers the residents […]

2012 Year in Review

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Community Connections Awarded Three – Year CARF Accreditation


CARF International announced today that Community Connections, Inc. has again earned its highest level of official recognition, a Three-Year Accreditation for adhering to the highest standard of service, policies and procedures. “This achievement is an indication of your organization’s dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served. Services, personnel, […]

Community Connections Receives Grant for Specialized Autism Education


Yarmouth, MA – Community Connections is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $3,500 grant to establish a specialized education program for students and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The funds will offset staff training and material costs along with specialized electronic equipment for students and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Autism […]

Community Connections Featured in Cape & Plymouth Business Giving Guide

The second annual Cape & Plymouth Business Giving Guide showcases nonprofit organizations throughout the region. Community Connections is proud to be a part of this publication and to highlight the good work we do everyday. “The 2012 Giving Guide highlights many of the urgent needs in our region that lie below the surface of everyday […]

2013 Fall River Family and Friends Spaghetti Supper


2012 Events in Review *Tongue In Cheek Edition*


*These “clippings” are fictional. While the details reflect actual events, the following stories were never reported in any publication other than this, rather humorous, one.*          

Sold Out Spaghetti Supper Raises over $5000 for Programs

Friends and Family Spaghetti Supper & Raffle Benefiting the Greater Fall River Programs Thank you to all who joined us for the third annual Friends and Family Spaghetti Supper at the Liberal Club in Fall River. All proceeds from the event benefited the Community Connections Programs of Greater Fall River. Extra special thanks goes out […]

Tune Weavers Honored 55 Years Later

When we say that Community Connections has extraordinary staff, we aren’t just saying it – we really mean it. We take great pride in the dedication and longevity of our staff, many of whom have been with us for 10, 20, or 25 years. We also take great pride in their accomplishments whether here at […]

Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar donates over $6,000 to Support the Mission of Community Connections

Thank you to everyone who came out to Arnold’s in support of Community Connections on May 31, 2012. With your help we raised over $6,000 through Nick Nickerson’s generous support – we can’t thank him enough. We were able to share the mission of Community Connections over fired clams and mountains of onion rings with […]

Classic by the Sea 2013 Sponsor Opportunities

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES Event Sponsors: $5,000 Recognition as Event Sponsor by tournament host, prominent company listing and logo in program, on event materials and website, a sponsor banner, two tee signs, and two foursomes. Beverage Sponsor: SOLD OUT! Thank you Milhench Supply Company Named cocktail hour, prominent company listing and logo in program, on event materials […]

Donors Step Up to Support 2012 Gala by the Sea

Donors Step Up to Support Community Connections Annual Gala by the Sea Community Connections celebrated its 27th Gala by the Sea on Friday, October 26, 2012 with record fundraising. Over $80,000 was raised by the annual event. The money raised from the annual event will help the organization expand operations and supplement its programs for […]

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