Author Archives: Velvet Spicer

Anti-racism coalition to host theater-based virtual allyship workshop (access required)

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Rochester Anti-Racism Action Coalition will team with Impact Interactive LLC to host a theater-based virtual workshop on allyship next month. “Uncomfortable Conversations: Confronting Privilege, Bias & Racism” is designed to help white people become better allies and accomplices, and develop ...

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L3Harris awards grants to six local charities (access required)

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Six area nonprofits have received social impact grants from L3Harris Technologies Inc. as part of the manufacturer’s effort to provide relief to communities it resides in. The L3Harris Foundation this month distributed grants in 19 states to organizations that applied ...

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Local companies named finalists in FuzeHub commercialization competition (access required)

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Two Rochester-area companies have been named finalists in the 2020 Commercialization Competition, sponsored by FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization responsible for assisting small to medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York state. Locally, WexEnergy LLC and Paradigm of NY LLC were chosen ...

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Mixed-use redevelopment project begins in downtown Batavia (access required)

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Construction has begun on a $2.5 million mixed-use redevelopment project in Batavia as part of the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The Ellicott Place project, which was awarded $1.15 million through Batavia’s $10 million 2017 DRI win, will improve a nearly ...

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