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Morelle says bolstering Payroll Protection Program is a priority

Ensuring every small business has access to Paycheck Protection Program funding will be imperative as Congress considers additional action to bolster economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Joe Morelle said Wednesday. Morelle said that while the ...

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Lester Eber, longtime distributor, dead at 82

Lester Eber, who worked for more than six decades in the wine and liquor industry, much of that time representing the former family-owned Eber Brothers Wine & Liquor distribution company in Rochester, died April 5 from complications of COVID-19. He ...

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Morelle expects more economic relief will be necessary

The $2.2 trillion emergency legislation passed by Congress last week very likely won’t be nearly enough to keep Americans employed and the economy afloat as the coronavirus pandemic steamrolls the country. “I suspect we’ll be back to either extend provisions ...

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City residents, businesses can access emergency support programs

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren today announced a suite of programs to support residents and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. » Free professional financing counseling and coaching will be available to residents from the Office of Community Wealth Building’s Financial Empowerment ...

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Distillery partners with Rochester Midland for sanitizer project

Fairport’s Iron Smoke Distillery is the latest craft distillery that is switching from making liquor to making alcohol-based hand sanitizer in this era of pandemic.  But Iron Smoke is partnering with Rochester Midland Corporation, a 140-year-old company specializing in sanitation, ...

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Accounting firm offers free guidance to businesses seeking COVID-19 relief

A local accounting firm, RDG+Partners, is providing free assessments for businesses to help them figure out which stimulus benefits they are eligible for, and to which they should apply.  The firm offered a similar service after the 911 terrorist attacks, ...

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County creates small-business emergency loan program

A small-business emergency loan program has been created by Monroe County that aims to provide up to $10,000 in no-interest funding within seven days. The program, approved Wednesday by the Monroe County Industrial Development Corp., offers zero-interest loans of up ...

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Innovation Finance offers zero interest equipment loans for urgent care centers

Fairport-based Innovation Finance USA LLC is offering zero percent APR equipment loans for urgent care centers to help them treat COVID-19 effectively through its QuickFi mobile platform. Innovation Finance was founded in 2018 under the premise of making commercial equipment finance more ...

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Cuomo orders 100% of ‘non-essential’ workforce to stay home

Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered all workers for “non-essential” businesses to stay home and threatened civil fines or mandatory closure to those employers who don’t comply. The edict goes in effect at 8 p.m. Sunday. He also said all public gatherings ...

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Hoffmann Murtaugh brings branding message to Rochester (access required)

The ability to better serve a current Rochester client, and perhaps others in the future, prompted Shea Murtaugh to expand her media planning and buying agency to Monroe County late last month. But because Pittsburgh-based Hoffmann Murtaugh has designed a ...

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Businesses ready to confront coronavirus outbreak, survey finds

Two-thirds of U.S. business owners are confident their business is prepared to carry on should the coronavirus (COVID-19) become a widespread health issue, according to research from Paychex. Of the 300 randomly selected owners, 59 percent said they have a ...

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Paychex, ESL and ConServe lauded for training programs again (access required)

Three local companies have landed once again on Training magazine’s 2020 list for Training Top 125 Organizations. The companies are: Paychex, the company that provides human resources, payroll and other services to business, ranked No. 14. It was No. 12 ...

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Cause + Effect will guide digital transformation for Chamber of Commerce (access required)

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is turning to Cause + Effect Strategy for creation of a plan that will enable better and more efficient use of data and technology to serve the business community’s evolving needs. CE Strategy will ...

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Golisano shares advice, wisdom and anecdotes in new book (access required)

Tom Golisano has always been fond of making a buck. Or a billion. As the founder of Paychex, he turned his $3,000 in savings and a credit card into a $28 billion Fortune 500 firm. But starting a payroll processing ...

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Accounting firm leader brings his best to work with clients, employees (access required)

Mark Kovaleski and Tom Rogers have known each other for some time and in different settings. Kovaleski’s firm has provided accounting services to two companies that Tom Rogers has worked for and both served on the same charitable board. But the ...

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