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Celebrating 40 Years of Enriching Lives & Erasing Barriers -- JARC JARC, a nonprofit organization serving people with developmental disabilities and their families, in a variety of ways, from housing to in-home respite care, to advocacy in and around Detroit, celebrated their 40th Anniversary in 2009.  They retained North Coast Strategies to help celebrate 40 years of serving the community and the dedication of their 20th group home, what is to be believed, the nation’s first barrier-free green home.

Results Cherrin successful worked in tandem with the Somerset Collection in organizing a 40th Anniversary Celebration at one the nation’s most elegant malls, to create a fund celebration centered around 1969.  In addition, Cherrin successfully secured media in publications such EcoHome Magazine, the Associated Press, WDIV (NBC), the Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Chicago Tribune, Mlive.com among others. Cherrin also led JARC’s transition into social media, creating a Facebook Fan page that obtained 500 fans in just 2 months, raising further awareness of the organization.