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Monroe County Seeks Business Support for Bicentennial Celebration

May 10, 2022

Member News Home. There’s no place like it.   It’s where we live, work, play, and dream; it’s where families are raised, and neighborhoods lifted. We are a community with a diversity of voices, peoples, and cultures that have come together strengthened by our resolve and united in our purpose – to share our values,…

Former Airport Director Rick Iekel to release book on history of Rochester Airport

May 10, 2022

Member News Former Airport Director, Rick Iekel, offers an insider’s view of the history of Rochester’s 100 year old airport, the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport, with the release of his new book, “The ROC. Journey thru the 20th Century, The story of Rochester’s 100 year old airport.”   Since practically the dawn of…

SWBR Welcomes Two New Team Members

May 10, 2022

Member News SWBR is pleased to welcome project designers Jason Burkhartzmeyer and Nicholas Graziose. Burkhartzmeyer brings over twenty years of CAD and building detailing experience to the firm. His portfolio includes multi-family, senior living, and financial institution projects. He sees meaningful design as meeting the client’s needs in a well thought-out and executed approach. He received…

The Arc of Monroe’s Community Connections Program Creates Partnership with Refugee Non-profit

May 10, 2022

Member News The groups work together to help get homes ready for refugees coming to Rochester.   ROCHESTER, NY – A big part of Nick Wagar’s job at The Arc of Monroe is to find volunteer opportunities for the people he supports at the agency’s Community Connections program – people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.…

The Pike Companies, Ltd. Earns Great Place To Work® Certification

May 3, 2022

Member News Rochester, NY – The Pike Companies, LTD. – a fifth-generation construction business that operates two construction companies, The Pike Company and LECESSE Construction – is proud to announce that it is has been Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The prestigious award recognizes employers based entirely on what…

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…


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