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The Rochester Business Journal on Sept. 15 will publish E-commerce 2000, a special supplement that examines how local companies are coming to grips with the opportunities and challenges of a new era. This supplement will include an updated edition of ...

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Leasing Equipment offers a multitude of advantages

Leasing is often the most flexible, cost-effective solution to equipment financing. Once a strategy typically used by large corporations, middle-market businesses are now capitalizing on the financial benefits of the leasing process. Just about any type of equipment can be ...

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Non-Profit Report: Upstate Guide Dog Association Inc.

Upstate Guide Dog Association Inc. recruits families to raise puppies that will become guide dogs for people who are blind or visually impaired. The organization charges no fee for its services. When they are eight weeks old, the pups are ...

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Charter schools to bring enterprise to education

“Education today, more than ever before, must see clearly the dual objectives: education for living and educating for making a living.” -James Mason Wood Health care, education, government. These are three sectors of the non-profit industry that are in the ...

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Health care workers deserve decent health care

June 23rd was a fantastic day for a golf tournament. The sun was shining, the skies were clear and the temperature was just right. The golf course at Wild Wood Country Club features picturesque greens set strategically back on the ...

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Long-term care financing can be inequitable and baffling

Last month the New York Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which covers New York, both issued decisions that will substantially affect Medicaid eligibility for the elderly and disabled. In the state case, ...

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Campaign Credits

Client Services: Kelsey Flower Kim Osur Creative: Pete VonDerLinn Heidi Eberhardt Matthew Conn Rob Wojtowicz Christopher Gomperts Sam Nicolosi Production: Karen Kemp Media: Michael Murty 7/14/00–Rochester Business Journal

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Non-Profit Report: Volunteers of America Western New York Inc.

Volunteers of America was founded in 1896 in New York City. The organization grew rapidly, and now is one of the largest non-profit human service agencies in the country. It serves more than 2 million people annually in 200 communities ...

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Billbord campaign energizes iced coffee product

Picture this: A hot summer day. You are craving a cold, refreshing drink. A billboard on the expressway invites you to try Cappuccino, an iced coffee drink, and you do just that. Or at least the team at Eric Mower ...

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Non-Profit Report: Helping People with AIDS Inc.

Begun 15 years ago, Helping People with AIDS Inc. raises money for the purpose of funding programs and/or projects that provide direct services to those living with HIV and AIDS in Rochester and the Finger Lakes region. It is an ...

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Good training programs can work for all staffers

“We’re thinking of instituting a management training program in which we would select a few promising employees who would have an opportunity, on a regular basis, to learn facets of our business they might not be familiar with already. “Obviously, ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Judicial Process Commission Inc.

The Judicial Process Commission Inc. is a grassroots community organization of volunteers who are committed to peace and justice. The commission’s work grew from the religious community’s response to city uprisings in the 1960s, the arrests of anti-war protesters, the ...

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Non-Profit Report: Rochester Technicians Program Inc.

Begun in 1991, the Rochester Landscape Technicians Program Inc. seeks to recruit, train and place unemployed men and women in full-time jobs in the landscape and horticulture field. The program specifically is geared toward those age 18 and older who ...

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OSHA’s ergonomics standard covers all

The U.S. Small Business Administration estimates employers will spend $18 billion in the first year of implementation of the ergonomics standard proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration late last fall. OSHA contends the costs are lower and predicts ...

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Bad supervisor’s results likely to worsen in time

“I’m concerned about the behavior of one of the managers I promoted some time ago. She generally behaves like a tyrant. She lets her temper get out of control and she seems to pick on certain employees, monitoring their every ...

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