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CP Rochester and Happiness House Feb. 5: The Happiness House 13th annual Gala Dinner and Auction Event was held at Belhurst Castle in Geneva. The event broke records by raising $120,000. All proceeds were applied to the Ability Partners Foundation ...

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‘Sentiment analysis’ sharpens knowledge of customers

Would you like to really know what people think about you and your business? Perhaps understanding how people feel about some topic external to your operations will help you with your business decision-making. Many businesses are turning to something called ...

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Non-Profit Report: Dimitri House Inc.

Dimitri House Inc. assists people who are homeless or living in poverty. It currently is offering a winter shelter for men, an emergency food cupboard and a drop-in hospitality and service program. The organization is named in memory of Dimitri ...

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Digital marketing in 2016 and beyond: CX, content and data

In last month’s Digital Trends report from Econsultancy, the question “What’s the most exciting digital marketing opportunity in 2016?” was posed to 7,000 marketing professionals. The top three answers were “optimizing the customer experience (CX),” “creating compelling content for digital ...

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Fast Start: On the trail

The Rochester region’s craft beverage industry has grown explosively in the last couple of years. This month, legislation was introduced in the New York Legislature to fund signs on highways to promote the Rochester Craft Beverage Trail. The signs would ...

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Fast Start: Rochester’s new generation of craft

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In three years Jason Barrett has built a distillery from nothing, earned national accolades for his spirits and added local jobs to Rochester’s economy—all under the age of 30. Last year, Barrett, 28, successfully led his company, Black Button Distilling, ...

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CORRECTIONS AND AMPLIFICATIONS

Due to an editing error, a Feb. 12 article stated the employment status of Borg & Ide Imaging P.C.’s physicians incorrectly. Borg & Ide’s doctors do not work for Rochester Regional Health. 2/19/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain ...

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Real food Ready to include more fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet? It doesn’t get fresher than produce grown locally. To get you thinking about this year’s harvest, Feb. 26 is National CSA Sign-Up Day. In the buying model ...

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Quote of the week

“I run this as a business, analyzing how we operate it as a stable business. Deficits are not the way to go.” —Ralph Craviso, interim president and CEO of the Rochester Philharmonic  Orchestra, on the RPO’s fourth straight annual deficit ...

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Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ Enterprise (FAME) Jan. 27: The annual Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ Enterprise (FAME) event, “Tomorrow’s Jobs: How Recent Developments in Our Region Will Impact Education and Training” was held at Monroe Community College. The goal of FAME ...

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Fast break The Rochester Americans brought hockey to this town for good in 1956. Playing in what was then the Rochester Community War Memorial, the team established itself as one of the pre-eminent American Hockey League franchises. On Feb. 16, ...

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