Starting on Sunday, Oct. 29, Wegmans is offering shoppers the ability to donate to Foodlink, the regional food bank, while paying for their groceries. Through Dec. 3, shoppers will be able to contribute to the Check Out Hunger campaign at ...Read More »
Steve Tasker, considered by a generation of football fans to be the most prolific special teams player in NFL history, has a great many stories to tell from his 13-year professional career. About being claimed off waivers from the Houston ...Read More »
More than 2,000 people from the Rochester area joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Frontier Field on Saturday, raising more than $315,000 to fund care, support and research programs. Saturday’s walk brought the combined season total from ...
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Longtime Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Michael Butterman will mark his final season with the organization in 2017-18. Butterman was named RPO principal conductor for education & community engagement—the first endowed position of its kind in the country—in 2000, following a ...
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In the five years since Special Olympics launched its Healthy Communities initiative, Thomas Golisano, the Rochester philanthropist and Paychex Inc. founder, has donated $37 million to the program. On Friday, Golisano was honored for his contributions at a private event ...Read More »
Refugees Helping Refugees will receive a nearly $200,000 grant to facilitate successful transition to life in the U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, on Monday announced the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement grant that will help ...
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Bristol Harbour Lodge & Golf Club will be helping local children with chronic illnesses through a fundraiser for Daystar for Medically Fragile Children Inc. Daystar is New York state’s only pediatric day respite center for children ages 6 months to ...Read More »
When Sankar Sewnauth talks about his job and the organization he has led since 1998, his pride is unmistakable. But his philosophy is even more evident. Sewnauth’s story is peppered with the phrase, “It was the right thing to do.” ...Read More »
Since 1913, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County has responded to the needs of local residents with unbiased, research-based information, tools and education. Its agricultural, nutritional and other programs are developed in direct response to community input and are based ...
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CURE Childhood Cancer Association is a nationally recognized innovator in peer-to-peer support for families with children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders. Since 1976, CURE has been the forerunner in developing the concept of parent advocacy, long-term educational assistance and ...Read More »
Starbridge Services Inc. partners with people who have disabilities, their families and others who support them to strive for fulfilment in education, employment, health and community living. The agency also works to transform communities to include everyone. Touching the lives ...Read More »
Delphi Drug and Alcohol Council Inc. offers prevention through education, support through case management, and recovery through treatment by empowering people to make informed decisions about substance use and other behaviors. Delphi provides in-school prevention education and counseling services for ...Read More »