I was extremely pleased to be honored by UPS for DownS – United Parents Support for
Down Syndrome at their Annual Dinner with the “Commitment to Excellence Award! Special
thanks to Terri Devine, Mike Reninger and Chairperson Vicki Kirkpatrick.

UPS Chairperson Vicki Kirkpatrick & Tony

As you read this, Katherine Hamann, Director of The Arc’s Family Transition Project and I
are on our way to Bellivelle to meet with advocates including Krescene Beck of The Alliance.

Tuesday, I am back in Chicago for meetings with Director Romano. Wednesday, in Chicago,
we meet Senate President Cullerton on rebalancing then with Court Monitor Tony Records on
Ligas. Thursday, Chicago again with Celia Feinstein to talk about PUNS data collection. Wow,
quite a week for The Arc!

Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)