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Courage Bowl XIV will raise funds for Camp Good Days (access required)

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The football teams from St. John Fisher College and the College at Brockport square off on Saturday evening in Courage Bowl XIV, the annual on-the-gridiron fundraiser for Camp Good Days and Special Times. Admission is $5 for students and adults ...

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National Women’s Hall of Fame vies for piece of $2 million grant (access required)

An architectural rendering of the new home of the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, N.Y. The renovated 1844 Seneca Knitting Mill is currently undergoing a substantial restoration and is scheduled to open in 2020.

Seneca Falls’ National Women’s Hall of Fame has been named a finalist in the annual Partners in Preservation: Main Streets grant program. The $2 million grant program is sponsored by American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Main Street ...

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JCC names new leader (access required)

Josh Weinstein

The Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester has engaged a long-time business strategist to lead the organization through its $17 million expansion. Josh Weinstein will join the nonprofit on Nov. 1 as CEO, succeeding Arnie Sohinki, who ...

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Entrepreneur’s Expo coming up in November (access required)

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Rochester Young Professionals (RYP) is hosting the 8th Annual Entrepreneur’s Expo this November. Last year’s expo drew over 300 young professionals, and this year’s is expected to be an even bigger event. Guests will have the opportunity to network with over 45 ...

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Canandaigua Civic Center well on way to reaching capital campaign goal (access required)

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The first major capital campaign at the Greater Canandaigua Civic Center is more than three-quarters of the way to its goal, and the initial purchase from the fund has been made—a new electric, emission-free Zamboni to resurface the ice. The ...

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Ability Partners Foundation to honor five for civic contributions (access required)

Jack Howitt

Five individuals and organizations will be honored next week at the Ability Partners Foundation annual Evening of the Stars Gala at Locust Hill Country Club. Jack Howitt will receive the Harold C. Augustin Founders Award. A former pediatric dentist, Howitt ...

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Former Keuka College president to speak at Rochester Hispanic Business Association gala (access required)

Jorge Diaz-Herrera

Keuka College President Emeritus Jorge Diaz-Herrera will serve as the keynote speaker at next week’s Rochester Hispanic Business Association Hispanic Business Person of the Year gala. Diaz-Herrera became the 19th president of Keuka College in 2011. Prior to his appointment, ...

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Polar bear native returns to Seneca Park Zoo (access required)

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An exciting animal has made its way back to the Seneca Park Zoo. Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials announced the return of female polar bear Anoki. Anoki was born at the Zoo in 1996 to ...

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Area philanthropists to receive Community Foundation awards (access required)

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Five hundred guests will help celebrate several area individuals and nonprofits Thursday at Rochester Area Community Foundation’s 2018 Philanthropy Awards and Annual Report to the Community Luncheon. The event, to be held Sept. 20 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester ...

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Event will celebrate Genesee River and environmental leadership (access required)

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Genesee RiverWatch will celebrate the Genesee River with its annual Genesee River Bash next week. The Sept. 29 event will feature the annual Elizabeth Thorndike Environmental Leadership Awards and exhibits from river-focused organizations, in addition to a silent auction, live ...

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Zoo’s Animals of the Savanna expansion opens (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 cut the ribbon today on the Seneca Park Zoo’s new Animals of the Savanna expansion. The five-acre project features Masai giraffes, zebras, ostriches, a southern rhino and more than a dozen other animals. “After 15 ...

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