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Meet, Stay & Play: Resorts

Beaver Hollow Conference Center/Biggest Loser Resort Niagara 1083 Pit Road Java Center, N.Y. 14082 Phone: (585) 457-3700, (800) 964-7903 Web: www.beaverhollow.com Email: sales@beaverhollow.com Number of guest rooms: 86 Capacity in: • Banquet seating: 300 • Classroom seating: 200 Average rate ...

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Meet, Stay & Play: Meeting & Banquet Facilities

Agatina’s Restaurant 2967 Buffalo Road Rochester, N.Y. 14624 Phone: (585) 426-0510 Web: www.agatinas.com Email: agatinas@frontier.com General manager: Marcy Fornataro Capacity in: • Banquet seating: 70 • Classroom seating: 20 ArtisanWorks & Events Inc. 565 Blossom Road, Suite L Rochester, N.Y. ...

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Meet, Stay & Play Hotels

Avalon Corporate Suites 1553 Empire Blvd. Webster, N.Y. 14580 Phone: (585) 671-4421 Web: www.avalonsuitesrochester.com E-mail: manager@avalonsuitesrochester.com General manager: Debbie Alaimo Director of sales: Matthew Ehlers Number of guest rooms: 33 Average rate for single-night stay: $101 to $200 Belhurst Castle ...

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2015 Athena Young Professional Award finalists

Julie Bazan Assistant vice president of operations and administration Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. Education: B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y., M.A.L.S., Nazareth College; M.S. Ed, St. John Fisher College Family: Husband, Michael D’Angelo Professional and community leadership: ...

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2015 Athena Award finalists

Susan Acker First vice president–wealth management,  Chartered retirement planning counselor Merrill Lynch Education: BBA, M.S., St. Bonaventure University Professional and community leadership: Member, executive committee; chair, investment committee, Rochester Area Community Foundation; board member, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester; ...

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Local artist designs signature piece for finalists

The Athena finalists each receive a signature art piece, which has been designed and created by glass artist Nancy Gong specifically for this award. She has received worldwide acclaim for her architectural art glass designs—perhaps most often recognized in Rochester ...

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Athena Awards Letter

It is with great pride that the Rochester Business Alliance and its affiliate, the Women’s Council, present the 29th Annual Athena Award finalists and the inaugural finalists of the Athena Young Professional Award in Rochester. Each woman represents the Athena ...

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Teaching them early to aspire, stand tall

In an effort to create female leaders of tomorrow, organizations are teaching young women to develop confidence and drive, steering them on a path to professional success. From instilling aspirations for college to empowering girls to embrace their strengths and ...

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Millennials balance careers with flexibility

Successful young women approach careers a little differently today than their parents’ generation did. And it is not just that they are really good at using their smartphones. Women of the millennial generation—those born roughly around 1980—entered the working world ...

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Embracing feminism in different ways

Feminism evokes a different picture depending on the person. For some it brings to mind burning bras or women being radical about their beliefs, while for others it simply means equality and acceptance of diversity. “Quite honestly, you can shut ...

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Rules for employers

Beginning this month, employers of 100 or more workers must provide affordable health insurance to all workers who put in 30 or more hours a week. Beginning in January 2016, the mandate will apply to employers of 50 or more ...

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The long route taken to the new transit center

June 2010 City of Rochester “abandonment” of Mortimer Street gives RGRTA the go-ahead November 2011 Design build contract awarded, signaling the beginning of design process Nov. 20, 2012 Groundbreaking Jan. 25, 2013 Site remediation complete April 1, 2013 Foundation complete ...

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New $50 million center puts focus on movement

Visitors who first enter the Regional Transit Service’s new downtown transit center on its opening day— Black Friday—may notice a feeling of movement. The $50 million center, which spans an entire block between North Clinton Avenue and St. Paul Street, ...

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RTS by the numbers

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Bill Carpenter has shepherded the transit center project since being named CEO of RGRTA on Oct. 1, 2011 (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) 30 bus bays, including four on Mortimer Street Concourse can serve up to 2,000 people 26,000 feet of ...

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