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Elizabeth Paul ready to lead Nazareth to new heights (access required)

When Elizabeth L. Paul talks about Nazareth College, it’s clear that the future Nazareth president has done her homework. She says she’s fascinated by its founding by nuns as a school for women, and its evolution to a non-denominational, co-educational ...

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Sands family offers $1 million challenge to complete Harley fundraising campaign (access required)

The Sands Family Foundation has issued a $1 million challenge to close the Harley School’s $12 million “Lives of Great Purpose” fundraising campaign. The school and members of the Sands family – two cousins representing the second generation to attend ...

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ESL work/scholarship program for MCC students open now (access required)

Applications are now open for Monroe Community College students seeking work and scholarships from ESL Federal Credit Union. The deadline for the ESL/MCC Scholars program is Oct. 18. Students in MCC’s School of Business & Entrepreneurial Studies are eligible for ...

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Businesses, non-profits collect supplies for Bahamas hurricane relief (access required)

Schools, banks, health systems, car dealerships and a beverage giant are all accepting donations for hurricane relief being coordinated by InterVol, the non-profit humanitarian agency based in Rochester. InterVol is working with the Rochester Regional Health, the Sands Family and ...

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Avangrid donation makes day camps possible for city children (access required)

 A $10,000 grant from Avangrid Foundation, in partnership with Avangrid subsidiary Rochester Gas & Electric Corp., will pay to make some summer learning camps free at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. According to the RMSC, the grant will cover ...

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Wegman Foundation gives $3 million to help low-income MCC students (access required)

Monroe Community College has received a $3 million gift from the Wegman Family Charitable Foundation to help low-income students in need of food and other necessities overcome obstacles that make it hard to attend college or complete a degree. Wegmans’ ...

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Michelin-star-winning chef headlines June fundraiser (access required)

Richard Reddington, the Michelin-star winning chef who ran two acclaimed restaurants in the Napa Valley region, will highlight a foodie fundraising event on the site of the annual jazz fest in Rochester. Reddington plans to open a restaurant in Rochester ...

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Stand down event to provide services for homeless vets (access required)

Homeless and at-risk veterans will have an opportunity to connect with essential services in Rochester at Tuesday’s annual Veterans Stand Down. The County of Monroe and Veterans Outreach Center will work with the federal Department of Veterans Affairs and other ...

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Students receive graphing calculators in push toward STEM careers (access required)

Hundreds of disadvantaged students at Rochester’s Young Women’s College Prep Charter School have received unusual, but much needed, tech gadgets as part of a donation aimed at steering girls toward STEM careers. On Semiconductor’s affinity group STEM UP presented a ...

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NextGen Young Philanthropist of the Year to be honored (access required)

NextGen Rochester has selected a Rochester certified financial planner as its 2018 Young Philanthropist of the Year recipient. Francis Clement, a CFP with Northwestern Mutual, is a director of the Rochester Area Community Foundation, a member of the RACF’s African ...

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Golisano gift of $5.8 million will create institute at Fisher for developmental disabilities nursing (access required)

St. John Fisher College and the Golisano Foundation announced on Tuesday a $5.8 million gift to the college from philanthropist B. Thomas Golisano to create an institute dedicated to training nurses in the care of people with developmental disabilities. The ...

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