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Workplace Well-Being: A Multi-County Needs Assessment (New York State)

January 6, 2022

Member News Over the past two years, there has been an unprecedented increase in the risk of mental well-being and substance abuse issues for New Yorkers. Statewide recovery and wellness organizations need your help to assess the needs of organizations and communities throughout multiple counties in New York state with the aim of providing programs…

SWBR Celebrates LEED Certification of New Housing Project

December 29, 2021

Member News DePaul’s Boxcar Apartments, a new affordable and supportive housing development in Albion, NY, has received LEED for Homes Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system is the benchmark metric for sustainable design, providing third-party certification for buildings designed to save…

Bob Whipple receives CNY BEST Talent Development Consultant Award

December 23, 2021

Member News Bob Whipple of Leadergrow Inc. received the CNY BEST Talent Development Consultant Award in November from the Central New York (CNY) Association for Talent Development (ATD), during their annual CNY BEST Talent Development Awards. CNY ATD annually presents the CNY BEST Talent Development Awards to recognize excellence in talent development in the Central…

DeJoy, Knauf & Blood hires Chelsea M. Newton, CPA, as Controller

December 23, 2021

Member News Chelsea graduated from St. John Fisher College in 2009 with a BS in Accounting and a Management Minor in Finance.  She earned her CPA in 2011. “Chelsea brings to DKB a substantial background in public accounting that will be vital in helping us execute our growth plans,” says Christian B. Modesti, Executive Vice…

Increased Local Need Calls for Giving $20 the Week of December 20th to The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester

December 21, 2021

Member News Rochester, NY (December 20, 2021) – With five days until Christmas, The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester is calling for campaign-end donations to their iconic red kettles. The organization is asking those who can to donate $20 during the week of December 20th. Our neighbors face the threat of not being able to…

Bart Chacchia Named Chair-Elect of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester

December 14, 2021

Member News Harris Beach Senior Counsel Bart Chacchia has been unanimously elected as the next chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester. Now in its 50th year, the Boys & Girls Clubs offers educational programs and activities in support of youth in the city of Rochester. Bart, a…

Nicholas Roberts Named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars List For Third Straight Year

December 14, 2021

Member News ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2021 – Nicholas Roberts has been selected to the Super Lawyers® Upstate New York Rising Stars list in business litigation for the third straight year. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practices. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in New York state…

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