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Daily Archives: May 30, 2008

When business is tough,embrace change to thrive

It’s no secret that the package printing industry has become increasingly competitive over the last two decades. Yet in the last decade, one Rochester company grew its sales year over year by double digits. Today, this firm boasts $100 million ...

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Benefits of XBRL likely to be mandated in accounting

On May 14, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission formally proposed a rule requiring all U.S. companies to provide financial information using interactive data beginning in 2009 for the largest companies and within three years for all public companies. I ...

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Portfolio- Time Warner Inc.

A weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area Based in New York City, Time Warner Inc. is a media ...

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Deep love for railway stations offers creative platform

One look at the Shumway residence in Canadice, Ontario County, brings to mind puffs of steam, wailing whistles and calls for “All aboard!” Since 2004, Spencer and Mechele Shumway have lived in a sprawling house modeled after a 1900s train ...

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Contemporary design fashions refreshing sanctuary

When Deborah Friedman M.D. and her husband, Scott Mackler, first stepped inside a contemporary structure in Pittsford, they felt two emotions: The place needed work, and they wanted to call it home. That was in 2002, when the couple relocated ...

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Whispers of European elegance adorn historic home

Stepping away from bustling modern traffic into a historic home in the Mount Hope Preservation District evokes an immediate sense of refined comfort that whispers echoes of 19th century European elegance. First impressions of historical author Richard Reisem and interior ...

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Wealth of Health: University of Rochester

Thousands of employees at the University of Rochester are striving to live healthier lifestyles. There are 19,767 employees at UR and more than 60 percent have participated in some effort to improve their health, says Shaquana Divers, senior health project ...

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Wealth of Health: Roberts Communications Inc.

During wintertime, everyone at Roberts Communications Inc. can sense something different when it’s a Wednesday. That’s because there is a buzz in the air about the evening’s Ski Club get-together at Bristol Mountain Winter Resort, a part of Roberts’ health ...

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Wealth of Health: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc.

As a provider of diagnostic products and services for the global health care community, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc.-a Johnson & Johnson company-also is keenly concerned about the health of its employees. As such, the firm employs multiple strategies for enhancing staff ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Monroe County

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks attributes $1.2 million in health insurance savings to the efforts of the county’s wellness program, launched last year. The employee wellness program is a multi-pronged initiative to improve the health and well-being of the county’s ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Mirror Show Management Inc.

In and of itself, a brisk walk through Mirror Show Management Inc.’s massive new 160,000-square-foot facility in Webster will get the heart pumping. If that isn’t enough, then the exhibit company’s 62 employees have numerous other ways to get in ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Mary Cariola

Staffers at Mary Cariola Children’s Center start every day with a stretch. On the dot of 8:30 a.m.-before the children arrive-employees gather in the hallways. Divided into small groups and led by a manager or supervisor, the tunes start cranking ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Manning & Napier Advisors Inc.

The Step-Up Challenge is the most popular health initiative at Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. Many of the money manager’s 275 employees walk 10,000 steps a day and eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables. The challenge lasts ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Lu Engineers

Getting healthy can be fun. That’s the philosophy among the 44 engineers and administrative staff at Lu Engineers, a civil and environmental engineering firm in Penfield. “A healthy employee is a happy employee,” says Robert Hutteman, company president and an ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: LeChase Construction

Employees at LeChase Construction Services LLC can earn days off or gift cards by participating in its new Health and Wellness Days Off Program. “We’ve already noticed an increase in participation for our Health and Wellness program, which we attribute ...

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