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Non-Profit Report:
Marie C. & Joseph C. Wilson Foundation

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Marie C. & Joseph C. Wilson Foundation The Marie C. & Joseph C. Wilson Foundation was established in 1963 by Joseph C. Wilson, then chairman of the board of Xerox Corp., and ...

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For holiday turn-on,
head for the CD-ROMs

As the holidays approach, we once again have sent out our crack staff to collect a few gift ideas for the computer lover in your family or circle of friends. Sure, all you’ve heard about this year has been the ...

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Non-Profit Report:
AIDS Rochester Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION AIDS Rochester Inc. AIDS Rochester Inc. has been leading a community effort within the eight-county Finger Lakes region–including Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties–providing a continuum of programs ...

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Rene Reixach:
Patients, doctors: Review new legislation carefully

While patients, physicians and other health care providers can take substantial comfort from the protections they will begin to be afforded next year under state legislation covering managed-care plans and utilization-review agents, there still are a number of areas in ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Parents Without Partners Inc. Fairport Chapter No. 68

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Parents Without Partners Inc. Fairport Chapter No. 683 The growing number of single-parent families today face a wide range of challenges unique to them. While traditional two-parent families have a host of ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Genesee Country Museum.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Genesee Country Museum in Mumford is just concluding its 20th year as a 19th century Genesee Country village where history comes alive for its visitors. In the years between 1966 and ...

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Non-Profit Report:
The Health Association Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Health Association Inc. For almost 80 years the Health Association has offered a broad array of programs and services to meet a variety of health needs in the Rochester area. These ...

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Window of opportunity–or trap for the unwary?

Currently, plan participants are subject to an excise tax on all plan distributions in a single calendar year in excess of $155,000 (adjusted for inflation). This excise tax of 15 percent is in addition to the ordinary income tax that ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Wilson Commencement Park Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Wilson Commencement Park Inc. Wilson Commencement Park is celebrating its fifth anniversary of providing programs and services in an affordable, transitional housing community for low-income, single-parent families who are striving to achieve ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Society for the Protection and Care of Children

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Society for the Protection and Care of Children, formerly the Rochester Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Inc., was established in 1875 by a group of concerned citizens six ...

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Non-Profit Report:
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, N.Y. Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Legal Aid Society of Rochester is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Although incorporated in 1921, the Legal Aid Society traces its roots back to 1893. At the time, Susan B. ...

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New immigration law
pumps up INS arsenal

The act, known as IIRAIRA, was attached to a continuing budget resolution that had to be enacted and signed before the federal government’s new year on Oct. 1 in order to keep the government operating. Most provisions of the new ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Rochester Landscape Technicians Program Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Rochester Landscape Technicians Program was begun in 1991 as a way to meet the corresponding needs of men and women requiring employment opportunities and an industry requiring trained, committed workers. Its ...

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Finally, legislators say
what they really mean

On Aug. 20, 1996, President Clinton signed into law the Small Business Job Protection Act. This act contains numerous “pension-simplification” provisions and represents the most significant pension legislation since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. In a pleasant change from ...

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Building a relationship
cuts sales battle in half

In the latest issue of Fortune magazine, an article appears titled “Confessions of an Ex-Consultant.” When I read the title, I knew it was not going to be an article that made me happy. In this article, an ex-consultant who ...

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