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Entrepreneurs tap library for critical info

Jake Muhleman discovered an African palm liquor in the nation of Benin that he was interested in bringing to market in the United States. Mark Juba, a former Eastman Kodak Co. manager, was considering a potential startup involved with organic light-emitting diodes.

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RPO announces community challenge

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. announced a $250,000 community challenge Thursday that will double donations to the orchestra’s annual fund through the end of the year.

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Arc Foundation plans push to expand funding

A new generation of teenagers with intellectual or developmental disabilities has graduated from public schools, eager to find jobs and apartments and to live independently just like their peers. At the same time, baby boomers with similar disabilities face new ...

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Nonprofit Report: The Regional Center for Independent Living Inc.

Nonprofit Report: The Regional Center for Independent Living Inc. is a disability-led, nonresidential organization that provides services and advocacy to seniors and people with disabilities. The organization was founded in 1966 by people with disabilities whose goal was to advocate ...

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Nonprofit Report: R Community Bikes Inc.

R Community Bikes Inc. collects and repairs used bicycles for distribution without charge to needy children and adults in Rochester. Its mission is to provide safe, basic transportation for people in the community who depend on bikes for recreation as ...

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The best way to eliminate nasty bosses is to manage yourself

Have you ever encountered a nasty boss? You know who I mean. The kind of arrogant, thoughtless jerk who occasionally exhibits any one of a wide range of unsavory character traits. These are the sort who are often disrespectful, dishonest, ...

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Nonprofit Report: The Society for the Protection and Care of Children

The Society for the Protection and Care of Children, known as SPCC, was founded as the Rochester Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in 1875 when animal abuse laws existed but child abuse laws did not. SPCC was ...

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ABW founder Korn wins Farash Prize, $100,000 for Willow

Phyllis Korn, former executive director of Willow Domestic Violence Center, received the 2016 Farash Prize for Social Entrepreneurship on Tuesday night. She is past executive director for Alternatives for Battered Women Inc., which was rebranded in 2015 as Willow, and founder of its first shelter.

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The poverty numbers

Dozens of organizations and thousands of area residents are committed to the long battle against poverty here.

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Nonprofit Report: Rochester City Ballet Inc.

Rochester City Ballet Inc., established in 1987 by its founding artistic director, Timothy Draper, has developed a reputation for its versatility and singular repertoire, which includes award-winning contemporary ballets and masterworks. The company performs at the Nazareth College Arts Center ...

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