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New leader charts push for a regional initiative

With permanent leadership in place, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County is planning a regional effort to consolidate services with branches in other counties, lowering costs and competing more effectively for federal funding. The board of the local CCE branch ...

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Gift benefits clinical research on Alzheimer’s

The University of Rochester Medical Center announced Monday it received a $1.5 million gift for clinical research into Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions that cause dementia.

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Wegmans reports program raised $1 million for Haiti

The checkout donation program for Haiti earthquake relief that Wegmans Food Markets Inc. launched Jan. 14 and ended Feb. 7 raised $1.01 million, the company announced Monday.

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Accounting standards leave intelligent people wandering in the fog

"All professions are conspiracies against the laity." -George Bernard Shaw Let me apologize in advance for what you’re about to read. You see, recently I attended a conference on non-profit accounting, tax and financial reporting developments, and I left feeling ...

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New help for auditory processing problems

Children who have trouble processing speech-taking the bits of information they hear and putting them in logical order to form a response-traditionally were treated one of two ways. An audiologist would focus on their auditory functions, or a speech and ...

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Non-profit Report: Parenthood for Me Inc.

Parenthood for Me Inc. is a new non-profit organization, incorporated in 2009 to encourage and assist prospective parents who struggle with infertility and who desire to have children by adoption or by assisted reproductive technology. Erica Walther Schlaefer and her ...

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Veterans Outreach Center names interim CEO

Veterans Outreach Center has named the vice president of the Rochester Regional Veterans Business Council to serve as its interim CEO. He replaces Thomas Cray.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension names executive director

After serving as interim executive director of the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Association of Monroe County since August 2008, William Wynne has been appointed full-time leader of the organization effective Monday.

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Non-profit Report: The YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County

The YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County was founded in 1883 to provide housing for young women moving from rural areas to the city for work. Today its programs offer housing for needy women of all ages and family situations ...

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Region’s companies respond to plight of Haiti

One of the Rochester area’s largest manufacturers is making a multimillion-dollar donation of its equipment to help Haiti recover from the massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake on Jan. 12. Dana Mehnert, president of Harris Corp.’s Rochester-based RF Communications division, said the firm ...

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Boy Scouts CEO to head National Scout Jamboree

The head of the local Boy Scouts has been selected to lead the national organization’s largest event—the National Scout Jamboree, which attracts more than 300,000 visitors and 47,000 Scouts.

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Finding wider audience for historic heroine

When Susan B. Anthony stumped for one of the many issues she kept close-suffrage, temperance, civil rights-she traveled on a shoestring, leaving her finances in the hands of those who supported the cause. Before speaking engagements, Anthony would print the ...

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Non-profit Report: Pegasus Early Music

Pegasus Early Music was founded in 2005 and presents an annual series of four to five concerts of early music. The concerts feature artists with national and international reputations as specialists in early music, from the medieval to the classical ...

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RACF director receives Athena Award

Jennifer-Leonard

Rochester Area Community Foundation’s Jennifer Leonard has been named the 2010 Athena Award recipient. Leonard, president and executive director of the Community Foundation, was honored Thursday at a luncheon at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

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