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Catholic Charities Community Services Presents:

 Heads-UP! A Community Conversation on Concussion, a CEU Event, St. John Fisher College, Thursday, March 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for any parent, student athlete, coach or trainer. Local medical professionals will answer all your questions.

 Breakfast with Friends, Friday, March 3 from 8 to 9:30 a.m., Rochester Hyatt Regency Rochester. Dr. Bennet Omalu, world- renowned expert on concussion who was portrayed by actor Will Smith in the movie “Concussion,” will share moving and intimate details of his life journey.

 Brainstorm, A Healthcare Professionals CME Event, Friday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. Dr. Anthony Petraglia, neurosurgeon and executive director of the Rochester Regional Health Concussion Program, will lead an educational panel of experts.

To purchase tickets or to be a Breakfast with Friends sponsor, go to www.cccsrochester.org/bwf or contact Joan Brandenburg at jbrandenburg@dor.org/ or (585) 339-9800.


Foodlink’s Fifth Annual Forks & Skis Charity Event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at Bristol Mountain Ski Resort. $75. Enjoy a day on the slopes for a good cause with all proceeds benefiting Foodlink, the regional food bank. Event features a lift ticket, lunch, timed racing, and a party with live entertainment. Visit www.foodlinkny.org to learn more and/or purchase tickets.


Join Holy Childhood for the Fourth Annual Wine at Center Ice, presented by Elmer W. Davis Roofing Inc., from 7 to 10 p.m. at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex. Enjoy an evening of wine, beer and food tastings, live music, a silent auction, games on the ice and more! Wear your favorite sweater and leave your skates at home; the ice is covered to keep your feet warm and steady. All proceeds benefit Holy Childhood, a nonprofit agency in Henrietta dedicated to preparing children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities for maximum independence. Tickets available online: www.holychildhood.org/wineatcenterice.


Mystery Dinner, Tales from Ireland is hosted by the Young Professional Board of The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children/NY Regional Office. It is a dinner theater production where guests acquire clues as they travel throughout the historic Century Club and interact with performance cast members to solve the Blarney Stone mystery. Enjoy food stations, cocktails and balloon raffles. Purchase tickets online for $75. Sponsorships also available. For more information visit www.rocmysterydinner.com or call (585) 242-0900.


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If you are interested in listing your nonprofit fundraiser in the weekly Community Events Calendar and Clearinghouse, call (585) 546-8303, ext. 141, or email at classifieds@rbj.net


2/10/2017 (c) 2017 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email rbj@rbj.net.



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