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Year-end giving revs up as economy stabilizes

By NATE DOUGHERTY After a year that started with uncertainty as donations shrank and endowments plummeted in value, local non-profits are reporting a strong end to 2009. Year-end is typically the busiest period for contributions. For many local charities, giving ...

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Commitment to Community November 7: The 2009 AT&T Commitment to Community Award Gala of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester was held at the Riverside Convention Center. More than 540 people attended, and the event raised approximately $200,000 for ...

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Eastman House eyes expansion of facility, scope

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film is hinging its future on a three-pronged strategic plan to improve its physical site in Rochester and its international outreach, becoming what it terms a "teaching museum." The museum would concentrate ...

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Organizers look to raise $2.5M for monument

Organizers are working to pull together funding-expected to reach nearly $2.5 million-for a monument to Susan B. Anthony that they say will highlight one of the nation's most significant steps forward and provide an economic boost to the West Main Street neighborhood where it will be erected.

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Non-profit Report: Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc.

Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc., founded in 1971, provides more than 30 non-medical services for older adults, seeking to reduce elder abuse, increase financial security, improve caregiving and foster independence. Many services are free; all services are available to Monroe ...

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He focuses on photography past and future

The most popular camera in history is likely within a few feet of this newspaper. It is in a purse or a pocket, set to play a classical tune or a clip from a pop song, unless it is switched ...

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Non-profit Report: Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes Inc.

Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes Inc. was established in 1962 to assist people with family problems, working to prevent as well as to cure breakdowns in individual and family life. The agency once provided solely professional casework counseling ...

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It’s the season for philanthropic innovations

Americans are among the most generous people on Earth. We spend hours as volunteers and even in 2008, a recessionary year, donated almost $308 billion–only slightly less than in 2007. Rochester also has a strong tradition of philanthropy. Every Rochesterian ...

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Non-Profits, Part 1

Non-Profits, Part 1, charitable organizations, cultural organizations or human service providers in Monroe County;ranked by expenditures for the fiscal year 2008.

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Non-Profits, Part 2

Non-Profits, Part 2, information was provided by individual charitable organizations, cultural organizations or human service providers in Monore County; ranked by expenditures for the fiscal year 2008.

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Q4: Frank Hagelberg, chairman, site selection committee, RBTL

Q4: Frank Hagelberg, chairman, site selection committee, RBTL Q: After reviewing five suburban sites and one in the city, at Midtown Plaza, what is the next step for the site selection committee of the Rochester Broadway Theatre League? A: The ...

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Challenge will put area on a low-carbon diet

By 2012, Cool Rochester wants Monroe County to be lighter-by roughly 1 billion pounds. The organization is leading a three-year effort to reduce annual carbon dioxide emissions by a billion pounds, engaging 80,000 households to do so. Unlike efforts that ...

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Non-profit Report: Rochester Rehabilitation Center Inc.

Rochester Rehabilitation Center Inc. has served people with disabilities since 1919. Its mental health, vocational and physical rehabilitation programs include: Clinical mental health services-therapy, medication, stress reduction techniques and crisis intervention. Separate day treatment programs in mental health for older ...

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