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A business built with a focus on employees and customers

Early in his career, Raymond Isaac fell off a roof. Not once, but three times. It finally became apparent to him that he might be more valuable somewhere other than in the field. Today, Isaac is the company president. "A ...

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A renewed sense of purpose guides this entrepreneur

As a young man, Gary Passero once toured the engineering department of a large manufacturing corporation-the key word being "once." He simply could not imagine himself working among the endless rows of drafting tables. "Growing up in a family that ...

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Partners paint a promising picture for their firm

The website of Butler/Till Media Services Inc. describes its vision with these words: "Every project we undertake is a fresh canvas." Behind the firm’s brushstrokes are Susan Butler and Tracy Till, founding partners of the advertising media agency, whose key ...

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Two hands on the wheel at Hahn Automotive

To know Eli Futerman and Daniel Chessin is to know Michael Futerman, the late founder of Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc. The brothers-in-law share not only the company’s leadership but also a commitment to the legacy of the paternal icon. "If ...

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Growth from customer insights and industry experience

There is no secret to Mark Perlo’s ongoing success with Xerographic Solutions Inc. He sets high standards and focuses on understanding each customer’s specific needs. The firm has grown from a three-person operation to become the largest independent, locally owned ...

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Tapping the potential of technology applications

In 1988, the Buffalo Bills went undefeated at home. During that season, a young engineer named Mark Redding passed on an opportunity to attend a game. Just before the weekend, company leaders said they needed a new computer system. Redding ...

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Business Person of the Year Award Contents

Since 1983, the Small Business Council, an affiliate of the Rochester Business Alliance Inc., has presented an annual award spotlighting exemplary business leadership and community involvement in Rochester and Monroe County. Nominees for the Business Person of the Year Award ...

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2010 Greater Rochester Awards

  Thirteen individuals and four organizations will be honored at the 2010 Greater Rochester Awards on Oct. 22 for their contributions in the non-profit human services sector. The event is presented by the Rochester Business Journal and the United Way ...

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Two hands on the wheel at Hahn Automotive

To know Eli Futerman and Daniel Chessin is to know Michael Futerman, the late founder of Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc. The brothers-in-law share not only the company’s leadership but also a commitment to the legacy of the paternal icon. "If ...

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Better times ahead for the area’s small businesses

Bruce Zicari II is upbeat about the prospects for small businesses here as the economy recovers from the most severe recession in a half-century. Zicari, president of the Small Business Council of Rochester and the partner in charge of Bonadio ...

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Long-Term Care Resources

Adult Day Care Providers Adult Day Health Care Services at the Jewish Home of Rochester (An affiliate of Jewish Senior Life) 2021 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14618 442-1420, ext. 710 E-mail: info@jewishhomeroch.org Website: www.jewishhomeroch.org  Brighter Day Medical Adult Day ...

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Senior Living Resources

Education Accessible Home Renovations/CP Rochester 3399 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14623 Contact: Rick Bready 334-6000, ext. 1225 E-mail: rbready@cprochester.org Website: www.cprochester.org Action for a Better Community’s Action Front Center 33 Chestnut St. Rochester, N.Y. 14604 Contact: Jerald Noble Sr. ...

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Sales of long-term care insurance see rebound

As in the rest of the nation, sales of long-term care insurance here are on the rise, and some local representatives believe it will continue. Data recently released by LIMRA International Inc., a Connecticut-based association of financial services companies, show ...

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In the search for long-term care, don’t delay

The most important thing to avoid when shopping for long-term care is a reluctance to do it in the first place. "From my perspective, it’s never too early to start looking at long-term care options," says Marie Frey, director of ...

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Older athletes find competition, camaraderie

Donna Torpey has always maintained an active lifestyle, but it was not until 2002 that the 72-year-old Irondequoit resident entered the Susan G. Komen for the Cure triathlon in Florida. The nearly 15-mile competition-a half-mile swim, 11 miles of bicycling ...

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