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Economic equality is the focus of upcoming event in Rochester (access required)

The Levine Center to End Hate at the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester will host Black Prosperity: Achieving the Unfulfilled Promise of Economic Equality from 8 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15th at Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music.  

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McDougall, Pittsford schools win Best of Show in PRism Awards (access required)

McDougall Communications and the Pittsford Central School District received top honors at the 32nd annual PRSA Rochester PRism Awards. McDougall received Best of Show in the for-profit category for “Game On, Presbyopia: CooperVision Introduces MyDay Multifocal.” Pittsford schools received Best ...

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Vendors wanted for Roc Holiday Village (access required)

Roc Holiday Village has issued a call for vendors for the fourth annual celebration of winter fun in downtown Rochester. A limited number of vendor spots are available in the outdoor Shopping Village, as well as tables for the Dec. ...

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Taylor Heating sold to HomeServe USA (access required)

Taylor Heating, Inc., which has been been providing heating, air conditioning and plumbing services for 75 years, has been sold to HomeServe USA. HomeServe, headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., provides service plans, repair and installation services for homeowners. Taylor Heating was ...

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Brooks to succeed Zimmer-Meyer as president/CEO of RDDC (access required)

Galin Brooks has been named new president and CEO of the Rochester Downtown Development Corp. Brooks will take the reins on June 20. She will succeed Heidi Zimmer-Meyer, who will retire on June 18 after 38 years with the organization, ...

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City issues RFPs on workforce development programs (access required)

Requests for Proposal to identify one or more partner organizations in a workforce development and entrepreneurship training program are being sent out by the city of Rochester.

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Land Bank initiates rehab of blighted home near Susan B. Anthony House (access required)

A home in the Susan B. Anthony neighborhood that sat vacant for more than a quarter century will soon have residents. The Rochester Land Bank Corp. helped facilitate the rehabilitation of 6 Madison St., which had been an eyesore for neighbors as well as the thousands of annual visitors to the Susan B. Anthony House and Museum.

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Succession plans critical for survival of family-owned businesses (access required)

While family-owned businesses are commonplace in the United States, those that are multigenerational remain rare gems. According to Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business, there are over 5.5 million family businesses in the United States, with the average lifespan ...

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Seneca Lake’s oldest winery is for sale (access required)

Glenora Wine Cellar, the oldest winery on Seneca Lake, is for sale. Founded in 1977, the property includes the winery, the 30-room Inn at Glenora and Veraisons Restaurant. The list price: $10.8 million. Glenora Wine Cellars is located in the ...

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Doyle Security adds Brivo to products menu (access required)

Henrietta-based Doyle Security Systems Inc., a family owned provider of residential and commercial security, fire and medical monitoring systems, is expanding its offerings to include cloud-based access control to customers. Doyle has partnered with Brivo, whose Brivo Access security suite ...

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