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Center for Youth Oct. 11-15: Another successful Fashion Week of Rochester was attended by 3,500 people. The event raised $425,000 to support homeless youth programs and crisis services at The Center for Youth. Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Nov. 1: ...

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Quote of the Week

“You can’t really govern from inside four walls. … You have to be out in the public, getting a boots-on-the-ground understanding of what people need in this community.” —Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, on her governing style 1/20/2017 (c) 2017 ...

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Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley Dec. 1: At the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley 2016 Grant Awards Luncheon at Temple B’rith Kodesh, $100,000 in grants were given out to programs that support women and girls in the community related to ...

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NYC dawn Richard Renaldi’s photographs of New York City in the wee hours of a Sunday get their first museum exhibition Jan. 21 to June 11 at George Eastman Museum. Taken over six years, at a time of day when ...

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FastStart: His early lessons help others set their future

At work, James Smith is constantly reminded of who he used to be—a kid trying to succeed in a tough environment. As the district executive director of the YMCA of Greater Rochester for the Carlson MetroCenter, Lewis Street and Maplewood ...

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Chamber outlines top areas for action in 2017

Chamber outlines top areas for action in 2017 Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 130th anniversary this year. Since 1887, when a group of business owners gathered to find ways to address issues such as Canadian trade, railroad and ...

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Gas prices rise less here than nationally

Average gas prices in upstate metro areas exceeded the national average of $2.337 per gallon on Tuesday, according to website GasBuddy.  But the increases in average prices upstate over the past year—ranging from 20.9 percent in Syracuse to 13.3 percent ...

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The Monroe Community College Foundation November 17: The Monroe Community College Foundation hosted its 27th annual Salute to Excellence at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. More than 350 guests celebrated the leadership and philanthropy of JPMorgan Chase & ...

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Dog days Rochester native Jennifer Cody, above, stars in “Sylvia,” an adult comedy playing at Geva Theatre Center through Feb. 5. After empty-nesters Greg and Kate sell their suburban home and move to Manhattan, Greg brings home a stray labradoodle, ...

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Companies rely on banks, in-market agents for expertise on exporting

International trade offers businesses opportunity for growth. Furthermore, advancements in financial services technology and changes to trade agreements and regulatory reform make it easier for businesses to establish and strengthen ties to overseas companies and markets. Just how big is ...

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Ouote of The Week

“My father was always grateful for the blessings that had been bestowed on him and our family, and was anxious to share those blessings.” — Broadstone Real Estate LLC chairman and CEO Amy Tait, on her father, Norman Leenhouts, who ...

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Active learning addresses messy real-world issues

It is vital for corporate structures to consider and integrate information in making decisions aligned with a central business vision. And the amount of information we must harness and digest continues to increase as the pace of technological innovation continues ...

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