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“While I was at art school I was introduced to computer animation and digital tools and fell in love with that and went deep down that rabbit hole.” —Andrew Phelps, founding director of the Media, Arts, Games, nteraction and Creativity ...

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Retrotech sold for $40M Retrotech Inc. will be acquired by the German-based KION Group AG in a $40 million deal that is expected to close in the first quarter, officials said Monday. Retrotech will be held by Egemin Group Inc., ...

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Gilda’s Club Rochester Nov. 21:  Gilda’s Club Rochester held its Heroes Ball: Celebrating the Power of Hope, Courage, and Commitment at the RIT Inn & Conference Center. About 300 people attended the event, which raised $125,000 to benefit the men, ...

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Job openings rate on the rise in most regions

Three of four U.S. regions had statistically significant increases in the job openings rate—the number of job openings as a percent of total employment plus job openings, for nonfarm industries—over the 12 months ending in December, according to a report ...

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Non-Profit Report: Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation

Non-Profit Report: Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc. provides safe, decent, sustainable housing for low-income families, seniors, veterans and persons with disabilities to promote their self-worth and dignity. Sheen Housing was established on Dec. 12, 1967, to help low-income families ...

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Quote of the week

“While I was at art school I was introduced to computer animation and digital tools and fell in love with that and went deep down that rabbit hole.” —Andrew Phelps, founding director of the Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity ...

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RBJ Daily

New owners for Hyatt Local developers Morgan Management LLC and Christa Cos. have closed on the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown in a $16 million deal. “We are excited to add this iconic property to our current portfolio,” Christa CEO David ...

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Young Women’s College Prep Foundation Inc. Nov. 18:  More than 500 people came together at Temple B’rith Kodesh for the fifth annual YWCP Leadership Breakfast. The event is the Young Women’s College Prep Foundation’s largest fundraiser, and the funds raised ...

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A decidedly mixed picture clouds the 2016 outlook

The Federal Open Market Committee’s December discussion on whether to raise or let stand short-term interest rates reminded me of a classic Yogi Berra statement: “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” The FOMC raised rates, ...

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Launching effective team key to ultimate success

“I have been asked to put together a team to tackle a new strategic initiative in our office. I’m concerned about getting the right people on this because it’s a high-profile project with a tight deadline that requires significant research. ...

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Flowers from Holland When George Eastman traveled to Holland in 1890, what he saw there created a new tradition back home on East Avenue. During his visit, Eastman pedaled his bicycle past fields of tulips. He was so impressed that ...

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Compliance and ethics training can and should be fun

There are few cures for insomnia more potent than a good old-fashioned compliance and ethics training session. Mind-numbingly boring topics like anti-trust, bribery, labor laws, SEC regulations, conflicts of interest and company policies consistently anesthetize all but the most caffeinated. ...

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Non-Profit Report: The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke, two of America’s top killers. The organization teams with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools ...

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