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Leadership Rochester Spotlight: Joseph Searles (access required)

Leadership Rochester inspires, connects and educates a vibrant, diverse network of individuals who can help transform and strengthen our Greater Rochester Region. Founded by Rochester’s top leaders, Leadership Rochester’s programs bring together individuals across industries, geographies and backgrounds. Together they ...

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‘Stuff the Bus’ Thanksgiving food drive underway (access required)

    The “Stuff the Bus” food collection initiative continues through Sunday at the Tops Friendly Markets location at 450 West Ave. in Rochester, part of the month-long Thanksgiving food drive by Uniting and Healing through Hope of Monroe County. ...

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Local fundraising professional organization celebrates Rochester’s top philanthropists (access required)

In honor of National Philanthropy Day, the Genesee Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFPGV) will be presenting eight awards to local individuals, businesses and youth whose acts of philanthropy have had a profound impact on the Greater Rochester community.

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Nelms has found a path to success at East High (access required)

Shaun Nelms said no to the East High School Educational Partnership Organization (EPO) superintendent job several times before finally accepting the offer in 2016. That’s what past experiences will do to you. “Frankly, my experience as a school chief was ...

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Mayor outlines plan to spend $202 million in federal recovery funding (access required)

The city of Rochester would pay a monthly stipend to up to 200 financially burdened families, provide economic incentives to eliminate food “deserts” and “greenline” previously redlined neighborhoods by building affordable housing on vacant lots if City Council approves Mayor ...

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Legal Assistance of WNY receives HUD grants (access required)

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc., has been awarded two grants totaling $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The awards are part of a $47.4 million national allotment through the Fair Housing Initiatives Program ...

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The Housing Council will honor ‘Housing Heroes’ (access required)

Rosalie Remaris, Kevin Purcell and Mark Muoio will be honored as local “Housing Heroes” by The Housing Council during the Community Starts at Home event. Community Starts at Home is a virtual 50th anniversary celebration of The Housing Council at ...

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Salvation Army, Red Wings team for Red Kettle kickoff (access required)

The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester has teamed with the Rochester Red Wings on its annual Red Kettle Campaign. With less than 100 days until Christmas, the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is set to begin collecting monetary donations and ...

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