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Wealth of Health Awards: Lu Engineers

Getting healthy can be fun. That’s the philosophy among the 44 engineers and administrative staff at Lu Engineers, a civil and environmental engineering firm in Penfield. “A healthy employee is a happy employee,” says Robert Hutteman, company president and an ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: LeChase Construction

Employees at LeChase Construction Services LLC can earn days off or gift cards by participating in its new Health and Wellness Days Off Program. “We’ve already noticed an increase in participation for our Health and Wellness program, which we attribute ...

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Firms mean business when it comes to health

Twelve area employers will be lauded next week for their efforts to foster a healthy workplace. On June 5, these organizations will receive the Wealth of Health Award, presented by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, Rochester Region and Rochester Business ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Harris Corp.’s RF Communications Division

Last year the American Heart Association named Harris Corp.’s RF Communications Division a Fit Friendly Company. The title is directly related to health and wellness initiatives at Harris, a company that makes secure voice and data communications products. Half of ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: The Gleason Works

From breast cancer awareness campaigns to smoking cessation classes, Gleason Corp. on a daily basis shows employees that the company cares about their health and wellness. “Gleason employees are encouraged to take charge of their health, question their physicians about ...

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2008 Senior PGA Championship

Hole 1 Par 4 – 452 yards With 20 yards added to this hole (which Ben Hogan once described as the most difficult starting hole in golf), this will be a test of the players’ driving ability. No. 1 requires ...

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Growth of a championship

The inaugural PGA seniors’ championship was played in 1937, with Jock Hutchison capturing the winner’s share of a purse that totaled $2,000. Prize money for the 69th edition of the event, to be played May 19-25 at Oak Hill Country ...

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Finalists recognized for accomplishments

NON-PROFIT-LARGE Emil Duda THE LIFETIME HEALTHCARE COS. INC. Emil Duda has served Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield in various financial positions since 1973 and has been its chief financial officer since 1986. Known as Zeke, Duda is one of a ...

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Financial Executive of the Year Award

Four winners of the 2008 Financial Executive of the Year Award will be announced May 15. The award-launched this year by the Rochester chapter of Financial Executives International and the Rochester Business Journal-recognizes financial executives who have made outstanding contributions ...

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RPO’s mission is to enrich our community musically

When Browncroft Discovery Preschool students recently learned how to pluck a viola’s strings and hold its bow, they joined legions of Rochesterians who have received community education from the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. RPO founder George Eastman would be proud, given ...

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RPO Up Close: John Sullivan

John Sullivan Violin Years with the RPO: 28 Years playing violin: 45 Best part of the job: I like to experience the collective energy of all my colleagues and all the textures and colors and emotions that come up. I ...

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RPO Up Close: Melissa Matson

Melissa Matson Principal viola Years with the RPO: 25 Years on viola: Since I was 12 Lives in: Honeoye Falls Outside of work: I tutor math and English at a city school and enjoy fabric dying and screen printing. Favorite ...

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Musical milestones: the orchestra’s growth

With dazzling threads, the history of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. weaves an intricate pattern. Over the decades, its music, concerts and artists have left an indelible mark not only in Rochester, but beyond the area. Here is a quick ...

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RPO Up Close: Sabina Slepecki

Sabina Slepecki Violin Years with the RPO: 36 Years playing violin: 45 Best part of the job: I like to make music; when I am surrounded by excellent musicians, it is even better. You have a great conductor to look ...

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Setting the stage before the curtain rises

From concept to execution, a lot of thought goes into planning a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert. As director of artistic operations for the orchestra, Andy Cassano is responsible for booking musicians. But he never acts alone. “Roughly two years in ...

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