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We broadcast our love and came in second place!

CCI awarded second place for #BroadcastYourLove CCI entered The Caring Force’s #BroadcastYourLove photo contest and came in second place with this entry! Our three submissions were posted on social media and people had a chance to vote by liking the picture. Of the finalists, winners were chosen at the Provider’s Council. The photo shows staff […]

Staff receive heartwarming letters of thanks

Staff appreciation letters speak volumes In September, Community Connections joined countless other agencies across the country in celebrating Direct Service Professional Week. We spent a week-long celebration in recognition of the important contributions Direct Support Professionals make each and every day while working to provide meaningful support and services to those we serve. Special events […]

Welcome to our new Mashpee program manager

Welcome Mags Salaki, new Mashpee Day Center program manager Community Connections, Inc. recently hired a new program manager in its Mashpee Day Program, who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program. Margaret “Mags” Salaki has been welcomed to the program, bringing 20 years of experience in human services. She has worked in […]

Employment program allows clients to shine

CCI’s employment program provides jobs for clients who are ‘lovin’ it’ One Swansea McDonald’s has two notable personalities. They’re always smiling, always happy to be at work, and they work hard. And they have Down’s syndrome and autism, which doesn’t stop them one bit. Julia Enloe and Scott Strong are clients at Community Connections Inc. […]

Service Award Recipients 2017

  Community Connections Inc. honors 37 Service Awards Recipients June 22, 2018 at the Waterfront Grille in New Bedford These dedicated staff members are celebrating over 410 years of service milestones reached in 2017   25 Years of Service Framed Client Artwork   Kenneth Grieder, Driver, CCTS Wally-Ann Pierce, Employment Specialist, CCES James Ferreira, Developmental […]

Employee of the Year 2017

 Congratulations to CCI’s employee of the year, 2017 Liz Katehis A caring and thoughtful employee, Liz gives 100% to ensure her clients are engaged and involved in the services they receive. She works hard to schedule outings that are appropriate for each member of the group and has creatively devised programming to engage her clients and […]

From Intern to Employee, Felicity’s Story of Success: Changing the Life of Her Employer

Felicity entered into the Community Connections, Inc. (CCI) Pre-ETS program in September 2017 with the hope of finding a part-time job that she loved after her 10-week internship. CCI’s Pre-ETS program stands for Pre Employment Transition Services and allows students who are finishing high school to have an opportunity to learn and grow independently and […]

Congratulations to CCI’s Top Walk-a-thon Fundraisers

This year, CCI’s 10th Annual Walk-a-thon and Family Fun Day was our most successful year yet, raising about $68,000! CCI could not have done it without all the support and hard work of our fundraisers. As a thank you, CCI awarded the top overall fundraiser a $500 gift card to Best Buy, the top 2 […]

Record-breaking year for 10th Anniversary of Community Connections, Inc. Walkathon and Family Fun Day

Community Connections, Inc.’s 10th Annual Walkathon and Family Fun Day was held at the Fairhaven Recreation Center (227 Huttleston Ave, Fairhaven, MA) on Sunday, September 17th.  This annual event helps bring awareness and funding to help individuals with disabilities who participate in CCI’s programs across Southern Massachusetts and Cape Cod.  This year close to 450 […]

CCI celebrates the Grand Opening of the new South Yarmouth Day Center

On Wednesday, June 21, Community Connections held a Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting to present the new South Yarmouth Day Center and Administrative Offices at 261 Whites Path in South Yarmouth.  The event featured tours of the new program space and offices, light refreshments, and a ribbon cutting with Community Connections’ new President & CEO, David Botting, […]

Community Connections Inc. Honors Staff

On June 9th, 2017 Community Connections, Inc. honored its Employee of the Year, Patricia MacMakin and 28 dedicated employees with years of service ranging from 5 to 30 at the Waterfront Grille in New Bedford. Patricia MacMakin, Therapy Specialist, has been part of the South Yarmouth Team for 10 years. Over the course of that […]

Exciting News from Puzio Eyecare Associates!

Congratulations to our new President & CEO

Please join us in congratulating Dave Botting as the new President & CEO of Community Connections. Dave has been with CCI since 2015 as the Chief Financial Officer. He will assume his new role on July 1. Before coming to CCI, Dave was the Chief Financial Officer at Cape Cod Child Development. Prior to his […]

Landscaping added to our new South Yarmouth location

Cape Cod Leadership Institute selected a group of six individuals who were generous enough to donate their time on Saturday, May 6, 2017, to landscape Community Connections Inc. (CCI) entrance way at the new South Yarmouth facility. Students from the Cape Cod Leadership Institute were asked to come up with a project that benefited a […]

Congratulations to Our Award Winners!

On Thursday, May 4th 2017, a large group of Community Connections Inc. employees attended the ADDP Lead! Conference & Expo at the DCU Center in Worcester, Ma.  IT was a special day for our company, as two individuals received awards.  Our Chief Operating Officer, Joe Krajewski, received the Marty Martini Outstanding Leadership Award, acknowledging a […]

Community Connections’ Family & Friends Spaghetti Supper

It’s that time of year again! Our annual Spaghetti Supper will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5:30pm-8:00pm at The Liberal Club in Fall River.  Tickets to this event are available now for $10 per person and children under the age of 6 will eat for free.  Dinner includes spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread, coffee, tea, […]

Looking for Runners!

We are seeking six (6) runners to join Team CCI and participate in the 2017 Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, August 20th, 2017. Individuals who participate will be partnered up with one of our programs and run on their behalf.  In addition, the runner must raise a minimum of $750 that will directly benefit the Community Connections […]

Save the Date for the 10th Annual Walk-a-thon and Family Fun Day

10th Annual Walk-a-thon and Family Fun Day When: Sunday, September 17, 2017 Where: Fairhaven Recreation Center The 10th Annual Walk-a-thon and Family Fun Day is our marquee event, which attracted over 500 individuals last year!  This annual event helps bring awareness and funding to help individuals with disabilities who participate in our programs across Massachusetts’ […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

  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

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

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

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]

Community Connections Fall River Day Center featured on Common Thread News

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

Davol Ribbon Cutting

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

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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