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Putting Paychex back on the growth track

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(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) When Martin Mucci was named president and CEO of Paychex Inc. in 2010, the company was coming off an unprecedented year—and not of the good sort. On the heels of the recession, Paychex had its first-ever ...

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Fitness firms

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From yoga classes to farmers markets, Rochester companies continue to raise the bar for creativity in their efforts to encourage employee wellness. The variety of health-promotion tools used by local companies is growing. Some have fresh local fruit and vegetables ...

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At work, embracing wellness as a way of life

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1-99 Employees Butler/Till Media & Communications Dog days are not just for summer at Butler/Till. Employees bring their dogs to work each Friday as a morale booster. And a golden retriever/Labrador mix is in the office daily just waiting to ...

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He stepped up, raised profile

When Donald Bain threw his name into the hat for the presidency at St. John Fisher College several years ago, Thomas Bonadio admits he had some doubts. Bonadio, a trustee who at the time was serving as co-chair of the ...

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Legacy for a new generation

Patriot, judge and scholar—Donald Bain has built his career being all three. He steps down as president of St. John Fisher College at the end of June, leaving the legacy of a campus expanded in physical footprint and academic programs, ...

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Donald Bain’s presidency: Then and now

Donald Bain’s presidency has been a period of significant growth for St. John Fisher College. Total enrollment has increased nearly 15 percent, the number of degrees conferred has risen 45 percent, total employees and full-time faculty have jumped (50 percent ...

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A champion for others

Gary Mervis, founder and chairman of Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc., first met Donald Bain in 1982 at the inaugural Teddi Dance for Love, St. John Fisher College’s 24-hour dance marathon. Named after Mervis’ late daughter, the event ...

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A timeline of the Bain era

2004 St. John Fisher College president Katherine Keough passes away. Donald Bain is appointed interim president. The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Building is dedicated. Renovations to the property at 3700 East Avenue are completed and the building becomes home to ...

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Hospital reflects evolution of care for children

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A pediatric neurologist, Nina Schor M.D. has chaired the Department of Pediatrics since coming to Rochester in 2006 and is pediatrician-in-chief at Golisano Children’s Hospital. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) Schor: "There is capacity to add two more floors. I probably ...

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Technology helps set new hospital apart

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Handheld communications devices will alter the role played by nursing stations. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) The new Golisano Children’s Hospital has invested $9.1 million in technology—a major reason the 245,000-square-foot facility will be at the forefront of pediatric care nationwide. ...

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Growth of the new Golisano Children’s Hospital

After years of planning, ground was broken for the new Golisano Children’s Hospital in September 2012. In the following months the eight-story structure—designed by Ballinger Architects of Philadelphia, BR+A Engineers of Boston, ArtHouse Design of Denver, and SWBR Architects and ...

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Hospital looks ahead, plans for second phase

The $45 million second phase for the Golisano Children’s Hospital is slated to bring even more pediatric services under one roof. And with room for further expansion, the hospital is looking at even more services for children down the road. ...

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Golisano Children’s Hospital: By the numbers

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Number of floors: 8 Total square feet: 245,000 Project cost: $145.9 million for first phase, $191.2 million total  Daily workers: Approximately 200 Tons of steel: 2,588 tons Piles driven: 375 Concrete poured: 10,000 cubic yards Bricks placed: 400,000 Exterior glass: ...

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Building an environment that is calm, playful

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Sick kids don’t like going to the hospital. Their parents don’t like taking them there, and they certainly don’t want to have to leave them there for an extended period of time.

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Hospital is a testament to multitude of givers

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By the time the University of Rochester Medical Center opens the Golisano Children’s Hospital this month, thousands of supporters will have had a hand in bringing the $146 million first phase to fruition. The hospital, which university and medical center ...

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