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An ability to bring groups together is his hallmark

When Ted Kremer started with the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization five years ago, it was a fledgling startup with two employees.   Today, the organization is a financially sustainable body with 16 staff members that serve more than 800 ...

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Making some noise for Golisano Children’s Hospital

Howard Jacobson’s connection to Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center goes back to 1996 when he served as co-auctioneer for its annual fundraising gala.   His commitment to the hospital came two years later, following a ...

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By chance, children with challenges became her calling

Susan Hyman M.D. fell into her line of work serendipitously.   She was a new pediatric resident at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill when she drew the lowest lottery number to select her second residency clinic. The only ...

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Best of the Web nominees

Banking and finance www.cnbank.com Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Website went live: March 2010 Last major overhaul: March 2010 Average number of page views per day: 25,000 Cost to create: NA Cost to maintain annually: NA Developed: Externally, by Martino ...

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Best of the Web: Business Transformation Award

Digital Rochester’s Business Transformation Award is given to a Rochester-area firm that has significantly impacted its business through the Web as demonstrated by strategic growth, harnessing cutting-edge technology, or mastering unique Web functionality. Digital Rochester selected the following organizations as ...

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Three finalists compete in new social media category

Crosman Corp. Started using social media: 2009-Facebook and YouTube; 2010-Twitter, Flickr and more active updates to LinkedIn; 2011-SmugMug replaced Flickr, Google+ added. We have tinkered with Instagram and Pinterest. Accounts: @crosmancorp (Twitter), facebook.com/crosmancorp, facebook.com/gamefaceairsoft, facebook.com/pages/CenterPoint-Hunting-and-Outdoors/111913888830748, youtube.com/crosmancorp, linkedin.com/company/389418, crosman.smugmug.com Website went ...

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2012 Best of the Web finalists vie for top honors

Sixteen years ago, online communication was uncharted territory for many businesses. That is the year, 1996, that the Rochester Business Journal launched its annual Best of the Web competition. Much has changed since then, but the goal of the competition ...

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Charitable Events Calendar: OTHER IMPORTANT DATES

Best of the Web Awards March 13, 2012 Hyatt Regency Rochester Sponsoring organization: Rochester Business Journal Health Care Achievement Awards March 29, 2012 Hyatt Regency Rochester Sponsoring organization: Rochester Business Journal Financial Executive of the Year May 22, 2012 Hyatt ...

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Charitable Events Calendar Index

Action for a Better Community Inc. James McCuller Memorial Golf Outing 22 Signature Luncheon 26 Advent House Dinner Dance and Auction 11 Garage Sale 22 Golf Tournament 24 The Advocacy Center An Evening of Art and Jazz 16 AIDS Care Keeping Pace with AIDS 16 Alternatives for ...

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2012 Charitable Events Calendar: Letter from the Publisher

Dear Readers,   Welcome to the 11th edition of our Charitable Events Calendar. From the start, our goal with this publication has been to help local businesses align their organizations with worthwhile charitable causes. The events listed here-from golf tournaments ...

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2012 Charitable Events Calendar

Fundraiser for the Women’s Council Kitchen Date: Jan. 10 Organization: Rochester Museum & Science Center Location: RMSC Time: TBD Price: TBD Estimated attendance: TBD Purpose: To raise funds for the new kitchen in the Eisenhart Auditorium Corporate support needed: N/A ...

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Voices of experience: Focus on the big picture

Carolyn Portanova wishes she had been a more serious student as an undergraduate at Penn State University.   "I was a good student, but I don’t think I took my studies seriously enough," says the recently retired president and CEO ...

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Public realm accepts, embraces female leadership

When Brighton Supervisor Sandra Frankel first ran for the position in 1991, no woman had ever been supervisor in the town’s 177-year history.   "When I first ran for town supervisor, going door to door, talking to residents, a question ...

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Young Women of Distinction continues to cultivate leaders

Nurturing and supporting young women in the Greater Rochester area who aspire to become our future leaders has been one of the Women’s Council’s longstanding missions, and in 2000 the Young Women of Distinction Award was introduced. Embodying the philosophical ...

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Athena Awards: Glass artist creates gifts for finalists

Each Athena finalist receives a signature art piece that has been designed and created by glass artist Nancy Gong specifically for this award. Nancy has received worldwide acclaim for her architectural art glass designs and is perhaps most often recognized ...

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