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Daily Archives: December 1, 2000

The Record/Calendar

The Rochester Business Journal welcomes press releases. Notices of calendar events should be submitted three weeks before the event date to ensure timely publication. Applications for Authority MONROE COUNTY Global Asset Corp. Processing address: 270 Commerce Drive, Rochester, N.Y. 14623 ...

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RGS operations center to be built at Chili site

  Demolition work has begun to clear the site for a new $11 million operations center for RGS Energy Group Inc. in Chili. The company plans to leave its longtime facility in the heart of Henrietta’s commercial district a year ...

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Coaches are defenseless against spoiled athletes

In 1964, when I was a naive young scribe with dark hair, I sheepishly interviewed Vince Lombardi, the venerable, taskmaster icon coach of the Green Bay Packers after a preseason game in Dallas. The interview ended almost as soon as ...

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Peopling greeting cards with animals

A design-school project inspired Paula Fisk to transfer her talent to paper.aa    aaaaaa The assignment involved drawing sketches for a book targeted at children. "They were animals dressed as humans and that gave me the idea to start the business," ...

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Resources

TAX-TIME ADVICE: On Dec. 8, a panel of experts in the financial services area will present a program at the next meeting of the Rochester Professional Consultants Network on the effects of taxes and finances for small business. Panel members ...

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Unusual activities help corporate teams bond

  You can’t get a whole lot closer to colleagues than when you are chopping onions side by side. Such is the case at Rochester’s Cooking School, where 20 to 24 co-workers don aprons and chef’s hats to prepare a ...

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Business ideas survive if they generate success

Over the years, corporate America has been dishing out buzzwords, platitudes and cliches to serve as magic solutions for business success. But only some remain ubiquitous and unforgettable, while the rest quickly lose their fizz. "Paradigm shift" fell out of ...

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Women’s organization ahead of giving targets

The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley-an organization of local businesswomen and women leaders-has reached $1 million in signed pledges in six years, and is well on its way to a $5 million endowment fund goal. "Our work is to raise ...

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Facts about women, wealth and giving

There were nearly 1.6 million female top wealth holders in 1995 with a combined net worth of more than $2.2 trillion. The average net worth for the group was $1.38 million, slightly higher than for male wealth holders, and the ...

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Ad firms anxious as Xerox pares down its A-list

As Xerox Corp. collects proposals for its direct marketing assignments, local advertising firms wait anxiously for the results. Xerox is reviewing its list of ad agencies that work on direct marketing projects, company officials said. Industry watchers view the re-evaluation ...

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Plan would give Yacono investors partial repayment

Investors allegedly bilked by financier Samuel Yacono could recover 35 percent or more of the amounts they sank into debentures he sold through several Fairport-based firms. Yacono committed suicide in August 1998 after learning he was under investigation by the ...

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