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Mission Moment

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebration, we will be highlighting individuals served by The Arc Jacksonville. This month we are spotlighting Bert and Slyvia who earn a paycheck through Triumph Industries.

Bert Mallory

How long have you been in The Arc Program: Over 12 years

What do you enjoy most about Triumph Industries:
I love palletizing and working with my friend Lester Scott.

What have you learned since being a part of Triumph Industries: How to assemble boxes for the different contracts.

What’s your favorite thing to do outside of The Arc Jacksonville: Cut the grass, ride my bike and listen to music.

How has The Arc Jacksonville helped make your life better: Going to PSR has helped me know how to better handle myself when I get upset.

Sylvia Cortez

How long have you been in the Arc Program? 23 years

What do you enjoy most about Triumph Industries: I like making the boxes, sorting the hangers and getting training on how to palletize and wrap.

What have you learned since being a part of Triumph Industries: That I’ve been doing good.  I’ve learned how to sweep.

What is your  favorite thing to do outside of The Arc Jacksonville: I like watching TV, going to the zoo and visiting with my sister.  I also like to stay with Ms. Nicole and do different things with her.

How has The Arc Jacksonville helped make your life better: Gives me the opportunity to make money and at the same time I get to see my friends everyday.