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The Arc announces executive director's retirement

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ROCKFORD (WREX) - After over a decade, the executive director of The Arc of Winnebago, Boone, and Ogle Counties is retiring.

Jacki Neil Boss started at The Arc as a family support coordinator, helping families tackle raising children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

"I feel so blessed to be able to help families as my family was helped by those who came before me," Neil Boss said. "The Arc began as and still is, a grassroots organization advocating for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The energy of the next generation ensures The Arc continues to fulfill its mission."
Neil Boss and her husband plan to travel throughout the country in their RV. She also plans to visit her youngest son in South Africa, wwhereshe and her husband met.

A retirement open house was held in her honor Tuesday afternoon at The Arc.
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