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Center for Disability Rights will honor Duffy, O’Malley at annual gala (access required)


Robert Duffy and Bryan O’Malley will be honored when the Center for Disability Rights (CDR) hosts its annual gala fundraiser on Thursday night. Duffy, president and CEO of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, and O’Malley, executive director of the Consumer ...

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MacDuff new president of consultants network (access required)

Tamara MacDuff

Tamara MacDuff, owner of NOW Digital Marketing, has been named president of the Rochester Professional Consultants Network. Enhancing the connection between the RPCN and the community will be a goal for MacDuff. “Everyone communicates, few connect,” MacDuff said in a ...

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St. Germaine begins term as Rochester Rotary president (access required)

Julie St. Germaine

Julie St. Germaine, president and co-owner of Image360 Rochester, has begun her one-year term as president of Rochester Rotary. A Rotarian since 2008, St. Germaine has filled a number of leadership roles, including a spot on the club’s board of ...

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American Council of the Blind convening in Rochester (access required)


While fun and games are very much a part of the American Council of the Blind’s annual convention that’s taking place in Rochester this week — from a ride down the Erie Canal on the Colonial Belle to a tour of ...

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Zoo opens nature-based play space (access required)

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo cutting the ribbon for the Seneca Park Zoo's Animals of the Savana exhibit.

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials celebrated the opening of the Tropics Adventure Zone yesterday. The nature-based play space is located just beyond the zoo’s front gate. The play space occupies just over one acre and ...

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Cloverwood to add luxury senior community in Pittsford (access required)

Friendly Senior Living plans to begin construction next summer on the $64 million Terraces at Cloverwood, a luxury senior living community (SWBR rendering provided by Friendly Senior Living).

Luxury senior apartment living is coming to Pittsford in a big way. Friendly Senior Living will expand its footprint at Jefferson Road and Clover Street with the Terraces at Cloverwood, a $64 million independent living community that will feature the ...

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Foodlink Career Fellowship graduates first class (access required)


Foodlink Inc. on Thursday graduated eight members of its inaugural Career Fellowship. “This is a proud moment for these eight individuals, and for our entire organization,” Foodlink President and CEO Julia Tedesco said in a statement. “This is one of ...

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Avangrid donation makes day camps possible for city children (access required)


 A $10,000 grant from Avangrid Foundation, in partnership with Avangrid subsidiary Rochester Gas & Electric Corp., will pay to make some summer learning camps free at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. According to the RMSC, the grant will cover ...

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Golisano Foundation awards grant for training in specialized Alzheimer’s care (access required)


The Golisano Foundation plans to fund a pilot program to train providers who serve seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities on how to care for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The two-year, $100,000 grant will be implemented by two ...

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Homelessness agency changes name to better emphasize mission (access required)


A decision to bring more attention to Rochester’s homelessness has led to an organizational rebranding for one area nonprofit. Rochester-Monroe County Homeless Continuum of Care has changed its name to Partners Ending Homelessness. The name change and new logo were revealed ...

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