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Non-Profit Report: Judicial Process Commission Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Judicial Process Commission 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 ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Arc of Monroe County

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Arc of Monroe County traces its roots back to 1948 when a group of parents formed the Sunshine League, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children with developmental disabilities. ...

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Use of investment policy to guide financial future

“The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.” –Abraham Lincoln It appears the non-profit roller coaster ride will continue for a while longer. The next 12 to 36 months and the outcome ...

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Working poor bust myth that toil always pays off

Working families trying to get by on $4.25 an hour … don’t really exist,” according to House Republican Conference Chair Tom DeLay. That’s news to the 10 million Americans and their families who live in poverty even though they work. ...

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Non-Profit Report: The School of the Holy Childhood

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The School of the Holy Childhood celebrates its golden anniversary this year, commemorating 50 years of service to mentally challenged children and adults. The school traces its history back to 1946 and ...

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Now that it’s on the Net, what do you do with it?

For the last two months, we’ve been covering how to cope with files from the Internet. In our first column we discussed how to work with files prepared for storage and transmittal over the Net. Last time, we discussed giving ...

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The Loop

Exhibitors looked tired Thursday afternoon at the International Trade Expo, after a day of glad-handing and passing out trinkets. The hottest freebie amongst the pens and pins: a stress ball masquerading as a globe, gratis the Chubb Group. Squeezing their ...

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Non-Profit Report: East House Corp.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The mission of East House encompasses improving the quality of life of those it serves who are recovering from mental illness, alcoholism and substance abuse by providing residential, rehabilitation and support services ...

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“Bad” rates can be good for real estate investing

Real estate represents approximately 17 percent of the U.S. economy and most experts in asset allocation think investors should have some participation in this industry. Fortune magazine’s list of the nation’s wealthiest people traditionally has included many people who have ...

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Non-Profit Report:
19th Ward Community Association of Rochester N.Y. Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION 19th Ward Community Association of Rochester, N.Y. Inc., incorporated in 1965, is one of the city’s oldest neighborhood associations. It serves the approximately 8,000 households in the 19th Ward, which the association ...

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Flat tax promises to aid businesses, people alike

A flat income tax for individuals will be simpler and more fair, will provide a significant tax cut and will prevent future tax increases. That may be wonderful for individuals, but what impact will all this have on business? The ...

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The Loop

New York Senator Alfonse D’Amato, R-Long Island, in town last Friday to throw Senate support behind Kodak’s efforts to break through Japanese trade barriers, unwittingly showed why the Republicans could have trouble sloughing a party-of-the-rich image. Railing that Japanese protectionism ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Greater Rochester Amateur Athletic Federation

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Greater Rochester Amateur Athletic Federation was started in 1984 to help two local Olympic hopefuls, Terry Kent and Phil Lanzatella, afford the costs of training for and competing in the Olympic ...

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The Loop

Lost in space, but caught in Dayton: Ken (with that R in a circle) and Barbie (with that R in a circle) were caught cybersporting in a sexually explicit manner, much to the embarrassment of trademark owner Mattel. “And Paramount ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Genesee Region Home Care

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Genesee Region Home Care provides comprehensive home health services and products to patients at all stages of life and levels of wellness in Monroe, Wayne, Seneca and Livingston counties. GRHC was the ...

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