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Inspiration Scott Matyjaszek will exhibit his Atmaspheres Collection in a new show opening at Image City Photography Gallery Jan. 3. In Eastern traditions, “atma” means the higher self, or universal consciousness. Matyjaszek created the images digitally and used a dye-infused ...

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Enlightened leadership helps employees succeed

The past year has marked a time of significant transition in the world—the headlines bring news of economic, political, and social upheaval seemingly every day. Workplaces are also adjusting to the fast-paced global economy, with challenges for leaders in many ...

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NonProfit Report: The Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County

The Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County Inc. provides support to individuals facing a mental health challenge, empowering them to make informed decisions on their self-directed path to wellness. The agency has been promoting mental wellness since 1932 and has ...

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Best practices crucial for management of information technology

“Cheers to a New Year, and another chance for us to get it right.” —Oprah Winfrey As you read this column, think of it as a New Year’s resolution for your tax-exempt organization. Addressing each of the questions included here, ...

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Quote of the Week

“Presidents have less of an effect on the overall economy than one would think.” —David Primo, University of Rochester professor, on the impact Donald Trump might have as president 12/23/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint ...

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SPOTLIGHT

AREA COUNTY POVERTY RATES BELOW AVERAGE, EXCEPT MONROE Except for Monroe County, whose estimated poverty rate was 14.8 percent in 2015, rates in local counties were at or below the 15.5 percent average for New York counties and the 14.7 ...

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Cosmo’s moon Cher and Nicolas Cage collided in the feel-good holiday flick “Moonstruck” 30 years ago. Set in New York City, the classic story of Loretta, her Italian family and the magic of la bella luna never gets old. It’s ...

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FastStart: Finding her place close to home and heart

In a place where stress is relieved, one thing is stressed above all others: customer service. That is the focus of Jessica Realbuto, spa director of the Spa at the DelMonte. It is the only spa of the DelMonte Group, ...

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Don’t fall for spam that promises better search engine rankings

Don’t fall for spam that promises better search engine rankings People use search engines a lot. According to Google there are more than 2.3 million searches performed on their search engine every minute. Surprisingly, not all of these searches are ...

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NONPROFIT REPORT

NONPROFITREPORT A Weekly Profile of a Local Nonprofit Organization NAMI Rochester is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots, nonprofit mental health organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and ...

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Rochester Chamber Top 100: Firm finds customization its key to success

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T&T Materials is led by President and CEO James Terhune, left, with James Mossgraber, vice president and general manager. (Photo by Kimberly Simpson) Supplying the materials and customization needed to protect and support America’s military is an opportunity T&T Materials ...

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Ride-sharing services are needed in upstate cities

Upstate New York needs ride sharing technology services like Uber and Lyft, both Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce members. This issue is about our economic future and attracting and retaining young professionals and our next generation of leaders. I hear ...

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Flight fright Blackfriars Theatre explores the real reason for the season in “The Flight Before Christmas,” a comedy about traveling strangers stranded together. Local comics Abby DeVuyst, Kerry Young and Jeff Andrews wrote the show, improvising with dialogue to develop ...

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