January 26, 2017
NC Department of State Treasurer Launches NC ABLE Program

Starting January 26, individuals with disabilities can save and invest without jeopardizing means-tested benefits. The NC ABLE Program launches nationwide at These affordable, tax-advantaged accounts allow eligible individuals, with either physical or cognitive disabilities, to save up to $14,000 a year without endangering eligibility for certain means-tested federal and state benefit programs, including Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Parents of children with disabilities and their guardians can open accounts on behalf of those who qualify.

August 4, 2016
Beaufort County Developmental Center selected as the recipient of the "Enrollee Directed Supports Award".

The Beaufort County Developmental Center (BCDC) was selected as the recipient of the "Enrollee Directed Supports Award".  The award was presented by Leza Wainwright, CEO of Trillium Health Services, which is the MCO for 26 counties in the eastern portion of the state, at their annual Transforming Lives Awards banquet.

July 20, 2016
After 41 Years - Stricker To Leave "Coolest" Job

Some indicators of being a successful business leader are increasing business, providing more employment opportunities, improving employees' jobs skills, and having a positive impact on the local community and beyond. Nancy Stricker, longtime leader of Transylvania Vocational Services (TVS), meets all of those criteria.

April 11, 2016
Disabled Americans Assist FSA to Feed Starving Children Overseas

It's no secret there are starving children around the world. Millions of people do their part to eliminate the extensive problem. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is also doing its part. TVS is working with the Farm Service Agency to produce a cereal for starving infants and children overseas.

September 15, 2015
IOI chief lobbies to protect 85 jobs

The president and CEO of Industrial Opportunities Inc. has been quietly lobbying the state's congressional leaders to implement a two-year moratorium on a federal law that could force 85 workers at the local plant to loose their full-time work status.

July 18, 2015
MARC Announces Responsive Website

MARC is pleased to provide it's website visitors with a new, responsive, mobile-friendly website. MARC recognizes that with technology changes, many MARC website visitors are coming to the site using tablets and smart phones as well as desktop computers.

January 9, 2015
IRS Form 990

The MARC Federal 990 Form is available upon request.

December 11, 2014
Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Awards MARC With A People In Need Grant.

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina has awarded the Marketing Association for Rehabilitation Centers (MARC) a $20,000 People in Need grant.