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A new report examines the state of play

The State of Play—a national report on youth sports—was released Thursday by the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation and the Rochester Area Community Foundation. The Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes region received a C+ rating in getting kids active ...

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The Loop

Bucket List Many people in Rochester—particularly young people—already have notched a checkmark next to an item in a new bucket-list book. “100 Things to Do in America Before You Die” features a Rochester-only activity: “Find your favorite toy at the ...

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Foodlink Kitchen ready to serve Rochester schools

More than 200 people gathered Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the Foodlink Kitchen. The 28,000-square-foot commercial kitchen was built at the regional food bank’s headquarters on Mt. Read Boulevard. A ceremony included donors, stakeholders and public officials, who received ...

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New leader takes on eating disorder epidemic

Eight million people nationwide have anorexia nervosa, bulimia and related eating disorders, representing some 3 percent of the total population. In Monroe County, roughly 4 percent of the population is affected by eating disorders. Jeffrey Pier is tackling that problem ...

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Rochester Accessible Adventures receives funding

Rochester Accessible Adventures Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to creating accessible inclusive recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families, has received funding from three organizations. The funding is from the University of Rochester Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, Disabled Sports ...

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Nonprofit Report

The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association Inc. is a thousand-member organization whose purpose is to protect the water quality and overall environment of the Canandaigua Lake watershed for future generations. The association applies scientific research, advocates sound public policy and offers ...

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