Pinto said she enjoys "helping somebody do something they didn't think they could do and watching them accomplish something."
Over the years she has seen the ARC evolve and one change is a broader age spectrum is now served, compared to the mostly adult individuals when it was first formed. She said this allows people to come to one location for all of their services instead of having to go to different organizations.
"We used to serve a much older population and we have reached out to serving a wide range of people from young kids all the up to senior citizens," she said. "It allows people to be with us through their whole life of services that they need.""