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Banquet/meeting facilities

BANQUET/MEETING FACILITIES (Ranked by maximum room capacity, banquet seating*) #1 ROCHESTER RIVERSIDE CONVENTION CENTER 123 E. Main St. Rochester, N.Y. 14604 232-7200 Maximum Room Capacity, Banquet Style: 3,500 Maximum Room Capacity, Theater Style: 5,000 Number of Meeting Rooms: 24 Server/Guest ...

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Profile Close-up

ELIZABETH BRAUER Position: Coordinator, Science Linkages in the Community Age: 50 Education: Doctorate in zoology, University of Wisconsin Avocation: Beekeeping Quote: “One of the reasons I am who I am is contact with the natural world early on. When I ...

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Decline of the dollar

Why are so many people cheering the dollar’s breathtaking fall against the Japanese yen and German mark? Because a weaker dollar means U.S. products cost less abroad, which should boost exports. If that’s so, why is the U.S. merchandise deficit ...

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Resources for Rochester-area small businesses

ADA Collaborative Rochester Center for Independent Living 758 South Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14620 461-3250 Fax: 271-8558 Contact: Tim Weider The Business Exchange 215 Tremont St., Door No. 4 Rochester, N.Y. 14608 436-4377 Fax: 325-4864 Contact: Bonnie Flagg Canandaigua Chamber of ...

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Sun sets on dollar;
costs may also rise

The dollar’s dive against the yen is a two-edged sword for U.S. companies, the former head of Eastman Kodak Co.’s Japanese subsidiary says. “American businesses in Japan of course have the opportunity–without changing their yen value–of getting more dollars for ...

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A fragile peace

After warnings, threats and 10 hours of post-deadline haggling, U.S. and Chinese negotiators last weekend averted a trade war by reaching agreement on a series of measures to protect U.S. intellectual property. An America trade representative quickly touted the accord ...

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News in Brief

Gleason Expands Board Gleason Corp. has added two members to its board of directors, expanding the body to eight. Named to the board Feb. 1 by Gleason directors were Martin Anderson, associate director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International ...

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New Corporations

MONROE COUNTY DLS Sales Group Inc. 266 Hillary Lane, Penfield Incorporator: Louis Piccareto Dustables Inc. 6558 Fourth Section Road, Brockport Incorporator: Lacy, Katzen, Ryen Fairport Watch and Fine Jewelry Inc. 5419 Palmyra Road, Pittsford Incorporator: Wiedman & Vazzana Frank Imaging ...

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Speaking Of

Barbara-Ann Mattle, executive director of the Western New York Child Care Council Inc., spoke on “Child-Care Issues in the 1990s” on Feb. 21 in Keuka College’s Trustee Lecture Hall. Frederick Kaempffe M.D., chief of orthopedics at Myers Community Hospital, was ...

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Calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 3 Strong Children’s Medical Center Racquetball Tournament–March 3 – 5–Penfield Racquet and Fitness Club–For information call 586-7777 or the Strong Children’s Office of Development at 273-5948. SATURDAY, MARCH 4 Rochester Rehabilitation Center Seminar–“Building a Barrier-Free Home”–6:30 – 8 ...

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Economy Track

EMPLOYMENT -Total non-farm jobs (000) December 524.1 528.1 -0.8 522.5 0.3 -Construction December 16.0 17.1 -6.4 16.1 -0.6 -Finance, insurance, real estate December 23.9 24.1 -0.8 23.9 0.0 -Government December 80.3 81.2 -1.1 78.6 2.2 -Manufacturing December 122.9 124.8 -1.5 ...

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National interest rate index

SHORT-TERM INTEREST RATES 2/27/95 (%) 2/21/95 (%) Net change Prime rate 9.00 9.00 NC Federal Funds rate 6.19 6.00 0.19 Three-month Treasury bills 5.92 5.84 0.08 One-year Treasury bills 6.40 6.59 -0.19 INTERMEDIATE-TERM INTEREST RATES Five-year Treasury notes 7.04 7.31 ...

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What’s new on NewsLink

It’s here: the premier issue Rochester Business Journal NewsLink, the nation’s first electronic multimedia business newspaper. NewsLink employs state-of-the-art multimedia technology–developed by our partner in this venture, Rochester’s WalkSoft Corp.–to bring you the award-winning news, profiles, special reports, marketplace data ...

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Software developers

Software developers ranked by number of software engineers #1 Ciber Inc. 345 Woodcliff Drive Fairport, N.Y. 14450 385-7710 Number of Software Engineers:90 Number of Local Employees: 95 1994 Software Revenue ($000): NA 1994 Total Revenue ($000): 70,000 Products and Services ...

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How to send us
letters, comments

The Rochester Business Journal welcomes your letters, comments and suggestions. Correspondence should include your full name, address and telephone number where you can be reached during business hours. To send a letter online, go to NewsLink’s Reply to the Editor ...

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