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UR among recipients of FuzeHub funding for innovations in manufacturing (access required)

FuzeHub recently awarded 10 collaborative projects through its Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, including one co-led by the University of Rochester.   The Innovation Fund, consisting of more than $1 million annually, supports a set of activities designed to spur technology development ...

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Inflation and supply chain disruptions impact Xerox’s first quarter results (access required)

Xerox Holdings Corp. reported on Thursday a first-quarter net operating loss due to broad-based inflationary pressure and increased logistics costs from supply chain disruptions.   The company reported a net loss of $56 million, or 38 cents a share, compared ...

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The Clare & Jerry Rotenberg Institute on Aging extends Jewish Senior Life’s outreach to seniors of all faiths (access required)

When Clare Rotenberg got involved with Jewish Senior Life, she was impressed by the services the agency provided; and driven to do what she could to support its mission. “I couldn’t believe all that they were doing; all the programs ...

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Paychex honored for excellence in employee health and well-being   (access required)

Paychex Inc. has been honored by the Business Group on Health with the Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-being Award.   Paychex was recognized for its commitment to advancing employee well-being through comprehensive and innovative benefits offerings for its ...

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Cancer Support Community Rochester CEO to retire  (access required)

Melinda Merante, CEO of Cancer Support Community Rochester (formerly Gilda’s Club Rochester), will retire early this summer, after leading the organization for five years.  Merante’s accomplishments include expanding the nonprofit’s community presence to reach more people impacted by cancer; providing ...

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Rochester City Council joins statewide effort to enact public banking act   (access required)

A total of 82 local elected officials from 19 cities and counties across New York – including local leaders – delivered a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, urging enactment of ...

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Environmental sustainability is the topic at upcoming symposium at GCC   (access required)

Climate change and sustainability will be the topic of discussion at the 2022 Wolcott J. Humphrey III Symposium on Leadership and Community Life at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Richard C. Call Arena on the Genesee Community College’s Batavia Campus.  ...

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Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival slated for August   (access required)

The 26th anniversary celebration of the Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival will take place on the last Friday and Saturday of August at Frontier Field.   The festival will kick off at 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26, with the ROC ...

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Agencies unite to provide services to the city’s homeless   (access required)

Finger Lakes Performing Provider System is collaborating with Huther Doyle and Regional Health Reach to provide medical, dental and behavioral health care to the unsheltered homeless in Rochester.  Huther Doyle will pilot a one-year Backpack Medicine Program to provide boots-on-the-ground ...

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Several local financial advisors named to Forbes’ best of lists   (access required)

Lori Van Dusen, CEO and founder of LVW Advisors, topped the list of New York State Advisors (private wealth) on this year’s Forbes/SHOOK’s Best-In-State Wealth Advisors.   Van Dusen was one of four local wealth advisors named to the 28-person ...

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GCC offers solar technician certificate program   (access required)

Genesee Community College has opened enrollment for its newest offering, the solar electric technician certificate, for the fall semester.   Requiring a total of 15 credit hours, the program is designed to be completed in as little as one semester. ...

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CCSI begins Tuesday Talk series with discussion on racism (access required)

Coordinated Care Services Inc. will host its first Tuesday Talk next week, entitled “Racism is a Public Health Crisis” to kick off its 30th anniversary series of events. The virtual event is free and open to the public. It will ...

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