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Staying motivated through helping others

One defining characteristic is evident in each person named to a Forty Under 40 class: They demonstrate the gumption to dig in and get the job done, whether it’s at work or in the community. What drives them is more ...

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The art of taking risks

One cliche cautions us to look before we leap, but another warns that he who hesitates is lost, while a third cautions that if nothing is ventured, nothing will be gained. Therein lies a puzzle to be solved by business ...

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Rochester Chamber Top 100: First time on the list

A.E.Y. Enterprises Inc. AP Plumbing Contractors Inc. APD Engineering & Architecture PLLC APFS Wealth Management Inc. Baldwin Richardson Foods Co. Brand Integrity Inc. Career Start DeRisio Construction Inc. Genesee Valley Motors Inc. Harbec Inc. Highpower Validation Testing & Lab Services ...

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Rochester Chamber Top 100: Top 100 executives

Meet the leaders who are guiding the growth of the businesses on the 2016 list 1 | Hamilton Stern Construction LLC Full-service construction manager and general contracting firm Justin Hamilton, co-owner; Christopher Stern, co-owner 2 | Waste Harmonics LLC Broker ...

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Putting people first: #3 Dixon Schwabl Inc.

You can look at the revenue numbers, the range of clients and the variety of accolades to affirm their success. But for nearly 30 years the leaders of Dixon Schwabl Inc. have had a laser-like focus on one major determinant ...

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By the numbers: Data help sum up the Top 100 companies, then and now

Oldest companies Palmer Family of Cos. Inc. (1850) Passero Associates D.P.C. (1850) The Pike Cos. Ltd. (1873) American Packaging Corp. (1901) O’Connell Electric Co. (1911) Youngest companies Emerge (2012) ProNexus LLC (2012) APFS Wealth Management Inc. (2011) iSecure LLC (2011) ...

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A soaring growth rate: #5 Angels in Your Home LLC

Angels in Your Home LLC has prospered in a tough business. Over the past four years, the home care provider has grown from 35 to more than 1,000 workers. The privately owned, for-profit agency’s success, said President Andrew Wegman, is ...

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Growing the top line

The 2016 Rochester Chamber Top 100 fastest-growing private companies represent a collective $14 billion in revenue for the region, a figure that has grown 10.8 percent compared with the 2015 list. While these companies as a group show solid revenue ...

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2016 Ethie supporters

Twenty-seven companies and organizations are involved in the 2016 Rochester Business Ethics Award presentation as partners and financial sponsors. Partners: St. John Fisher College, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Society of Financial Service Professionals, Rochester Chapter. Platinum Sponsors: Conserve, ...

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Making living spaces comfortable and safe

Though you might not know what universal design is, you see it almost everywhere you go. It’s the metal bars on a bathroom wall. The low sink with leg room underneath. The elevator in a two-story building. The ramp leading ...

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Senior Living Directory

EDUCATION Action for a Better Community Inc. 550 E. Main St. Rochester, N.Y. 14604 325-5116 / Fax: 325-9108 Website: www.abcinfo.org Al Sigl Community of Agencies 1000 Elmwood Ave., Suite 300 Rochester, N.Y. 14620 442-4102, ext. 8943 / Fax: 442-7573 Email: ...

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Step out of your comfort zone in retirement

What’s next, when the career winds down and the schedule opens up? Retirement, for some, is a welcome break from the daily commitments of a job, a chance to relax. For others, it’s a smack on the head to step ...

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Stay fit, plan ahead, say experts on aging

Everybody ages. How you prepare for your senior years—physically, financially and emotionally—is central to aging successfully, experts say. “People have phobias with regards to looking older,” says Heather Nichting, physical therapist and owner of Regain Physical Therapy.  People are often ...

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Long-Term Care Services Directory

ADULT DAY CARE PROVIDERS Adult Day Health Care 2021 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14618 Contact: Amanda Bement 784-6570 Email: abetment@jewishseniorlife.org Website: www.jsladultdayhealthcare.org The Brighter Day Medical Adult Day Program (an affiliate of Thompson Health) 30 Fort Hill Ave. Canandaigua, ...

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Older divorcing couples face unique issues

Al and Tipper Gore made headlines in 2010 when, after 40 years of marriage and four grown children, they went their separate ways. The Gores remain separated, but many of their peers follow through with divorce. For a variety of ...

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