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Rochester Downtown Development Corporation Launches Downtown Definitely Events Series to Showcase Downtown Spaces

May 3, 2022

Member News New Activate Spaces Program and Downtown Events Calendar Also Launched Rochester, New York, May 3, 2022 – Downtown Definitely Events, a new series of free events and activities produced by the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation (RDDC) is coming to downtown Rochester this June through December 2022.  From food, festivals, and shopping to music, movies, and art,…

CooperVision to Invest $62M to Expand Operations at Two Monroe County Locations, Creating 170 Jobs

April 27, 2022

Member News Contact Lens Manufacturer Will Expand its Distribution Center Operations in West Henrietta and Manufacturing Operations in Scottsville Investment Complements “Finger Lakes Forward” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that CooperVision will expand operations at two separate locations in Monroe County, creating to…

Over 20 Start-up Manufacturing Entrepreneurs to Tour ArcWorks this Thursday

April 26, 2022

Member News NextCorps connects hardware start-ups to the world-class manufacturing facility in Rochester. ROCHESTER, NY – Over 20 startup entrepreneurs who are working on emerging hardware technologies will tour ArcWorks, a world-class manufacturing facility in the heart of Rochester, on Thursday, April 28 from 1 to 3 pm. NextCorps, Rochester’s largest resource for startup programming,…

Workforce Diversity Network Transitions Leadership

April 25, 2022

Member News Dr. Michael D’Arcangelo to Succeed Mike Streeter, WDN Founder, who is Retiring after 26 Years as Executive Director Rochester, NY-April 12, 2022-The Workforce Diversity Network (WDN) announced today that following a national search, Dr. Michael D’Arcangelo has been selected to succeed Mike Streeter as Executive Director of the organization effective May 1. Streeter will retire after…

Cancer Support Community Rochester CEO to Retire

April 25, 2022

Member News ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 19, 2022 – Melinda Merante, CEO of Cancer Support Community Rochester (formerly Gilda’s Club Rochester), will retire early this summer. Merante has led the organization for five years. Her accomplishments include expanding the nonprofit’s community presence to reach more people impacted by cancer; providing services in a variety of formats,…

Insero Ranked #1 Best Company to Work For in New York

April 19, 2022

Member News Rochester, N.Y. – April 14, 2022 – Insero & Co. was recently ranked the #1 Best Company to Work For in New York for 2022 in the Medium Companies category by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NY-SHRM) and Best Companies Group. This is the first year the firm has…

WXXI Classical Broadcasts the Gateways Music Festival’s Carnegie Hall Debut Live on April 24 at 3 PM

April 19, 2022

Member News (Rochester, New York) April 18, 2022 – On Sunday, April 24 Rochester-based Gateways Music Festival Orchestra will make their Carnegie Hall debut in New York City to a sold-out crowd. WXXI is pleased to bring their NYC performance to fans in the Rochester area. The Gateways Orchestra will broadcast live on WXXI Classical as…


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