The Rochester Broadway Theatre League has been renamed the West Herr Performing Arts Center.
GiGi’s Playhouse Rochester, a nonprofit Down syndrome achievement center, has received a $50,000 grant from the Golisano Foundation.
Greater Rochester Habitat for Humanity has relocated its Culver Road ReStore to BayTowne Plaza in Penfield.
A 6-year-old from Gates will receive the milestone 500,000th toy handed out by the Pirate Toy Fund during the organization's 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday evening before the Rochester Red Wings game at Innovative Field.
EquiCenter is planning to begin construction of a new indoor riding arena in Mendon to help better fulfill its mission of fostering growth, wellness and educational opportunities through the power of equestrian and horticultural experiences.
The event will be free for local residents and is a chance to learn about Goodwill’s community programs and services, such as 211/LIFE LINE, 988, Goodwill Vision Enterprises and the Good Neighbor Program.
Stephanie Woodward, co-founder and executive director of Rochester-based Disability EmpowHer Network was among the nonprofit leaders recognized for her charitable achievements.
The Arc Foundation of Monroe has been awarded two grants in support of its Aging With Grace, Aging In Place campaign.
Rochester native Dann Broyld will be in the city to discuss his book, “Borderland Blacks: Two Cities in the Niagara Region During the Final Decades of Slavery.”
“I am eager to carry forward this crucial and influential mission and to contribute to the growth and success of the organization,” said Junior Dillion, who became the organization’s president and CEO on May 1.
The third annual Kyle's Slapshot Challenge and the second annual Hockey Buddies Charity Cup will be held Saturday at the Rochester Ice Center.
The market –which launched in the summer of 2013 – has totaled more than $2.8 million in sales since its inception. It has expanded to a fleet of six vehicles, an annual operating budget of more than $2 million and over 60 weekly stops on its schedule.