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  • Aug 26 2014 - 12:07pm

    Julia AdamsThe Arc of North Carolina proudly announces that staff lobbyist Julia Adams has been named one of the “Most Influential Lobbyists of 2013” by the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research (NCCPPR). This is the first time Ms. Adams has received this honor, ranking 44th out of the 60 most influential lobbyists during the 2013 North Carolina General Assembly long session. At the end of the 2013 session, there were a total of 768 lobbyists registered by the NC Secretary of State’s office.

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  • Aug 25 2014 - 1:17pm

    GiftAre you an artist? Are you a person with a disability? Do you make something that would make a good gift? If so, The Arc of North Carolina needs you! We would like to purchase our conference speaker gifts from you.
    Every year, The Arc of North Carolina holds an Annual Conference. We always give the people who speak and present at our conference a small gift to thank them. In the past we have given framed artwork, notecard sets, coffee mugs, and calendars.

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  • Aug 21 2014 - 12:23pm

    Ricky BooneRicky Boone, keynote speaker for The Arc of North Carolina’s 2014 Conference, knows a thing or two about the magic business. He has been practicing magic for 40 years, and his magic shop in Asheville, NC has been a fixture for 20 years.

    It all started back when he was a schoolboy. During lulls and in between classes, one of his teachers would show him magic tricks. Eventually, that teacher became the school principal, and their magic lessons became routine.

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The Arc of North Carolina has been providing advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953. The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have strengths, abilities and inherent value, are equal before the law, and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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