The Seneca Park Zoo’s Cold Asia Exhibit has opened, featuring two red pandas and a new home for the zoo’s snow leopards. “For decades, families from across our region have enjoyed time together at the Seneca Park Zoo while learning ...Read More »
The Greater Canandaigua Civic Center has launched its first major capital campaign, with a goal of $861,500 for expansion and improvements to the facility. “Today begins the next 26 years of our not-for-profit organization, which has been providing event space ...
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The Arc of Monroe County has been awarded $215,000 in grants to support its guardianship and recreation programs. Awarded by NYSARC Inc. Trust Services, a $200,000 grant will provide guardianship services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who would ...Read More »
A $500,000 investment by Rochester Housing Charities Inc. will bring four new affordable homes to Rochester’s Beechwood neighborhood. The recently completed first home, at 16 Diamond Place, is a single story, two-bedroom home built on a 40-foot lot. The four ...Read More »
Flower City Habitat for Humanity has launched an initiative aimed at eliminating Rochester’s growing zombie home issue. FCHH will team with the City of Rochester on its Vacant and Abandoned Homes pilot program, a partnership that has allowed the not-for-profit ...Read More »
One hundred local business and community leaders, dignitaries, funders and a half dozen children were on hand Monday for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the YMCA of Greater Rochester’s new Pittsford facility. “Woohoo, we made it,” cheered George Romell, YMCA president ...
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A light breakfast was accompanied by heavy stories on Tuesday, as Causewave Community Partners held its annual breakfast celebration, honoring three individuals and three organizations who have made a difference in Greater Rochester. This year’s honorees include: Myers Creative Imaging, ...
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The need for crisis housing is so widespread in Rochester that in the week before Owen’s House officially opened children were sleeping in four of the home’s beds. “We had four little ones whose mom was homeless and we were ...Read More »
Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and advocate Marlee Matlin will speak at the 10th annual East House Hope & Recovery Luncheon this fall. The celebration is an initiative to highlight the efforts of those living with mental health and ...Read More »
Next month, the Strong National Museum of Play will open Rockets, Robots and Ray Guns, a popular exhibit that will remain on view through Sept. 3 Back by popular demand, the original exhibit explores the ways science-fiction books, toys, movies ...Read More »