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Health Care Achievement Awards special needs honoree Sharon Marble

After nearly 30 years, Sharon Marble of CDS Monarch Inc. still enjoys working with developmentally disabled people. “They’re so thankful, really, for all of the efforts that you put into your job,” says Marble, who is the agency’s executive vice ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards senior care honoree Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz believes in community-based programs for people with dementia. He has advocated for the model during the decade he has been president and CEO at Jewish Senior Life and during 15 years as a vice president at Stamford Hospital ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards nurse honoree Ann Harrington R.N.

Nursing was not Ann Harrington’s intended career. After college, she took a clerical job in a health care setting, where she interacted with several nurses. They made an impact. “They taught me, by mentoring and example, that the profession of ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards management honoree Cynthia Gordon R.N.

Eight years ago, Cynthia Gordon helped take Rochester General Health System into a field that Canada and developing countries were already pioneering. As the director of telehealth, Gordon has built from the ground up a system that allows patients to ...

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Easing the worry of a trip to the dentist

After years of searching for a dentist for Ty, her teenage son, Cheryl Coppola was at her wit’s end. “We’ve been through many specialists,” she says. “Nobody would touch him.” Born four weeks premature, Ty has Down syndrome and an ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards medical professional honoree Elaine Duckey

Elaine Duckey draws kudos for hard work, a heartfelt smile By MIKE COSTANZA For Elaine Duckey of the Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe County, caring for patients is a bit like visiting relatives. “They’re the family that you ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards senior care honoree Chantel Truax

Chantel Truax knew at age 8 that she wanted to work with elderly people. “I appreciated spending time with people in my life who were wise,” says the elder advocate for St. John’s Meadows and Brickstone. “I was always the ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards nurse honoree Kathleen Doerner R.N.

For Kathleen Doerner, becoming a nurse was a given. “There was never a doubt in my mind that I would be a nurse someday,” she says. “From childhood, when I would take slivers out of friends’ hands, to following the ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards volunteer honoree Paul Speranza Jr.

High blood pressure affects approximately one-third of local adults, and it is linked to many other serious health conditions and avoidable hospitalizations. Paul Speranza Jr. has made it his goal to improve these statistics. Speranza is vice chairman and general ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards directory listing

AAIR Research Center (Conducts clinical trials with investigational medication for people with allergic, respiratory, immunologic and rheumatic conditions) 300 Meridian Centre, Suite 305 Rochester, N.Y. 14618 Contact: John Condemi M.D. 442-1980 / Fax: 442-1585 Email: research@aair.info Website: www.aairresearch.com Absolute Yoga ...

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2014 Best of the Web nominees

Banking and finance cnbank.com Canandaigua National Bank Website went live: 1998 Last major overhaul: 2010 Average number of page views per month: 600,000 Cost to create: NA Cost to maintain annually: NA Developed: Externally, by Martino Flynn (graphic design) and ...

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Meet, Stay and Play: Word from our sponsor

Dear Friends: Come meet—and play in Rochester! Holding your next meeting in Rochester can be affordable, successful—and fun. Take a look at what we have to offer, and then give VisitRochester a call. From our award-winning Rochester Riverside Convention Center ...

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Meet, Play & Stay: 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 General manager: Kathy Egan Director of sales: Kathy Egan, Deirdre King Number of guest rooms: 86 Capacity ...

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Rochester: Rich history, new energy

Downtown is in demand. The old factories and office buildings that rose in the heart of Rochester in the early 20th century are being snatched up by developers—both local and out-of-town—for apartments, condominiums, live/work lofts and retail space. It’s evidence ...

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Meet, Play and Stay: 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 Director of catering: Marcy Fornataro Capacity in: • Meeting rooms: 75 Classroom seating: 25 ArtisanWorks & Events Inc. 565 Blossom Road, Suite L Rochester, N.Y. ...

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