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Non-Profit Report: One World Goods Inc.

One World Goods Inc. is a fair-trade gift shop that sells home decor items, jewelry, clothing, personal accessories, toys, musical instruments and other goods made by artisans in more than 40 countries. Its mission is to enhance the social and ...

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Zoo to get game-centered exhibit

The Seneca Park Zoo Society is designing a new exhibit with its first-ever interactive game using digital technology. The total project cost will be determined after the first phase of prototyping, with zoo leaders estimating initial costs in the tens ...

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Non-Profit Report: Genesee Valley Health Partnership Inc.

Genesee Valley Health Partnership Inc. is a rural health network comprised of more than 40 organizations dedicated to improving the health of Livingston County residents through collaboration, education and prevention. GVHP uses the Community Health Improvement Plan, developed by the ...

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Eastman associate dean accepts OSU post

The Eastman Community Music School is losing its leader. Howard Potter, longtime associate dean for community and continuing education and director of the school, has accepted a post with the Oklahoma State University School of Visual and Performing Arts. Potter ...

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Program to help 1,500 on path to good jobs

Within a few years, close to 1,000 local low-income individuals could be ready to move into high-paying jobs in the health care field, ones that will help pull them out of poverty and fill critical needs in the field. That ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Legal Aid Society of Rochester

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester traces its history to 1893 and its existence as the legal protection committee of the Women Educational and Industrial Union, which provided civil legal assistance to women in the Rochester area. The society was ...

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Chamber, KPMG seeking entries for Top 100

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and KPMG LLP are calling for entries for the 30th annual Rochester Chamber Top 100 program. The program honors the region’s fastest-growing privately owned companies.

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Non-Profit Report: The Realtors Charitable Foundation

The Realtors Charitable Foundation was founded about 12 years ago by a group of Realtors and real estate industry colleagues initially to increase homeownership, but the group now focuses on helping Rochester’s homeless and people in crisis. Over its lifetime, ...

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Non-Profit Report: Benincasa Inc.

Benincasa Inc. is a two-bed home for the terminally ill serving the Greater Rochester area and surrounding counties. Located in Mendon, Benincasa is dedicated to ensuring individuals are treated with dignity and respect at a time when they may feel ...

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JCC aims to complete expansion in ’16


The $15 million renovation and expansion project at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester Inc. in Brighton should be wrapped up by year-end, with parts of the project slated for completion sooner. The center has raised nearly $14 million ...

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Boys & Girls Clubs opens expanded space

The light is shining on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester for the first time in more than 30 years. The organization is in the final stages of completing a $3.3 million, 10,000-square-foot expansion of its flagship facility on ...

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Filmmaker receives Kodak High Falls Vision Award


The Kodak High Falls Vision Award recipient was announced Tuesday. The inaugural award goes to British filmmaker Katy Milner for her autobiographical short film, “Graffiti.”

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