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Building for its future, RMSC reveals plans

The Rochester Museum & Science Center has been a leading community cultural and educational force since opening its doors in 1912, periodically tweaking its focus over the years to keep up with the times.   Now, as the East Avenue ...

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Rochester Museum & Science Center: Facts & figures

1.2 million+: Items in museum’s collection 2: Mastodons in collection 748: Volunteers (2011) 143,969: Schoolchildren who visited with classes (2011) 900: Acres in Cumming Nature Center 51,521: Visitors in 1914 73,000: Visitors who saw "Our Body: The Universe Within" (2007) ...

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RMSC: From mastodons to jewelry, historic treasures

Over the last century, the Rochester Museum & Science Center has amassed a collection of 1.2 million objects that tell the story of life in a nine-county region. The history of nature, culture and technology here dominates, but there also ...

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Taylors considered the customer as firm grew

By SHEILA LIVADAS New Hampshire native George Taylor first made his mark on Rochester’s business world in 1851, when he started a one-room business on Exchange Street to manufacture thermometers and barometers at age 19.   Taylor, the son of ...

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Building Rochester with instincts, hard work

2001 John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb, who co-founded global eye-care leader Bausch & Lomb Inc.; Chester Carlson, whose revolutionary invention launched Xerox Corp.; George Eastman, who built Eastman Kodak Co., one of the most recognizable brands in the world; ...

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More information about the RBEA

Thirty companies and organizations are supporting the 2012 Rochester Business Ethics Award presentation as partners and financial sponsors. Institutional sponsors (who supported the founding of the RBEA 10 years ago): St. John Fisher College, Rochester Business Alliance Inc. and Society ...

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Rochester Business Ethics Award program is now in its 10th year

Since 2003, the Rochester Business Ethics Award program has honored firms in the Rochester region that exemplify high standards of ethical behavior in their daily business practices and in response to challenges or crises.   Five finalists have been selected ...

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A CNB timeline

1887: Acquires incorporation certificate and opens for business. Deposits total $35,515 on the first day, loans $2,600. 1889: Deposits total $192,000. 1890: Sets directors’ fees at $5 per meeting attended. 1900: Orders a telephone line. 1919: Receives trust powers. 1924: ...

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CNB traces start back to the 19th century

As a leather and wool dealer in the late 19th century, Henry Hamlin often carried a large amount of cash to conduct business. Muddy roads separated the East Bloomfield resident and his horse-drawn buggy from the dozen banks then in ...

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Hamlins have guided the bank for 125 years

With its stable, local leadership, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. is celebrating 125 years since opening its first bank office in 1887. CNB began in a small town within Ontario County and has grown into the largest locally owned ...

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Father-son duo focuses on driving CNB’s success

The transition to its next top executive continues at Canandaigua National Corp., the ultimate goal being not much change at all.   George Hamlin IV, an attorney who became president of Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. in 1979, passed ...

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RBJ 75: A year of ups and downs

The hard numbers produce a mixed picture for the RBJ 75 in 2011. While by some measures the performance of the area’s leading companies and non-profit organizations improved, others show a slight decline.   After posting a 1.5 percent employment ...

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RBJ 75: The non-profit organization CEOs

Jose Acevedo M.D. President and CEO, Finger Lakes Health Acevedo became the first physician to head Finger Lakes Health when he was named president and CEO in 2010. He joined the health system in 2004 as vice president for medical ...

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The area’s largest employer aims for more growth

The University of Rochester is the region’s largest employer, ranks among the top research institutions in the nation and has a growing economic impact that has surpassed $2 billion in the Rochester area—but Joel Seligman sees the university as larger ...

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RBJ 75: What’s behind the numbers

To identify the companies that rank among the RBJ 75 and to measure their performance in the most recent fiscal year, the Rochester Business Journal conducts a thorough analysis of available data. The methodology is designed to make fair, meaningful ...

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