Mar 3, 2023

Goodwill’s Dancing in Denim gala slated for March 11  

Attendees are encouraged to wear Black Tie Affair or their fanciest denim. The evening will include an open bar, dinner, silent and live auction, dancing, live music and entertainment by Shawn Your DJ Services.

Mar 3, 2023

JFS receives grants to support local Holocaust Survivor community  

Together, these represent the largest collective gift ever made to support the direct service needs of Holocaust Survivors served by JFS. 

Mar 2, 2023

Excellus BCBS reports 2022 annual results 

The health plan and its parent organization employ more than 4,000 people in upstate New York, including 2,000 in the Rochester area. Excellus BCBS is also ranked No. 2 on the Forbes 2023 list of America’s Best Midsize Employers.  

Mar 1, 2023

Pathstone launches workforce training program

PathStone Corp., and its affiliate, The Enterprise Center at PathStone Inc., announced a workforce training program funded by a $3 million grant from the city of Rochester’s We ROC fund, as well as support from the ESL Charitable Foundation. 

Stephanie Kunes
Feb 28, 2023

Longtime leader of upstate MS chapter announces retirement  

Following a 42-year career with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Upstate New York Chapter, Stephanie Kunes, chapter president and CEO, announced her retirement.

Feb 24, 2023

Hit the slopes for a good cause next week 

Within Foodlink’s 10-county service area, nearly 140,000 people are considered food insecure, which means they live in a household that lacks reliable access to nutritious food. 

Feb 23, 2023

Flower City Arts names new executive director  

Rapp is a social entrepreneur, therapist, published author and artist with a certificate in Strategic Nonprofit Leadership and a background in clinical supervision as a Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW).

Feb 21, 2023

Grant to EquiCenter will support non-profit’s capital expansion and renovation project 

Phase one of the plan includes the addition of a maintenance building as well as the renovation and expansion of both the North and South barns.

Feb 21, 2023

West Herr Automotive Group donates new ride to Boys & Girls Clubs  

The West Herr Automotive Group has donated a 12-passenger Ford Transit Van, valued at over $50,000, to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester.  

Feb 20, 2023

Trillium Health names new president and CEO  

Barnecut-Kearns has been with Trillium Health since March of 2018. He most recently served as the agency’s senior vice president, chief financial officer and chief development officer. 

Feb 17, 2023

New service aims to reduce childcare suspensions, expulsions of children with special needs 

Children with autism are the most likely to be suspended or expelled, according to Child Care Council, which served 125 families who self-reported at least one child was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders between January 2016 and December 2019.  

Feb 14, 2023

Former PGA champ named guest of honor at local organization’s annual gala  

Shaun Micheel will be returning to Rochester for the first time since May 2019 when he was at Oak Hill Country Club for the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship.