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Women’s Hall of Fame chooses Jean Killbourne to be next president

Women’s Hall of Fame chooses Jean Killbourne to be next president
The National Women's Hall of Fame has elected Jean Kilbourne as its new president, making her the first inductee to serve in this role in the organization's 54-year history. Kilbourne, who was inducted into the ... more
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Arc of Ontario receives $41,377 from NYSARC program

Arc of Ontario receives ,377 from NYSARC program
The Arc Ontario has received $41,377 in grants from NYSARC Trust Services to support its guardianship and recreation programs. NYSARC Trust Services administers trusts that can improve the lives of people with disabilities by allowing ... more
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Stewart Jensen will be presented with 2022 George Bailey Award

Stewart Jensen will be presented with 2022 George Bailey Award
The 2022 George Bailey Award will be presented to Stewart Jensen during the “It’s a Wonderful Life Weekend.” The Award will be presented by Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes, on Saturday, December 10 at 10:00 AM at ... more
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FLX Today: Stars & Stripes ‘Veterun’ 5K raises money for Honor Flight Rochester (video)

FLX Today: Stars & Stripes 'Veterun' 5K raises money for Honor Flight Rochester (video)
This past Friday, FingerLakes1.com's Josh Durso ran in the Stars & Stripes Veterun 5K at Mendon Ponds Park in Honeoye Falls. The race raised money for Honor Flight Rochester, which is a not-for-profit that honors ... more
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Seneca Falls Heritage and Tourism Center looking for new executive director

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The Seneca Falls Heritage and Tourism Center, along with the Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry operations is in search of a new Executive Director. Nora Venezky has announced she will be leaving at the ... more
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Leonard’s Express, Salvation Army of Canandaigua team up for holiday campaign

Leonard’s Express named on 2022 Top 100 list of fastest growing, privately owned companies in Rochester
Leonard's Express and The Salvation Army of Canandaigua are working together for good this holiday season. Thanks to Farmington-based Leonard's Express – a leading transportation services provider with local warehousing facilities – the Canandaigua Corps ... more
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Taylor-Brown Auxiliary invites community to participate in ‘Festival of Stars’

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The Taylor-Brown Auxiliary, which supports the Huntington Living Center, invites all in the community to participate this year’s “Festival of Stars.” For a donation of $5 or more, a light will be placed on the ... more
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United Way of Tompkins County is looking for its next CEO

United Way of Cayuga County has new executive director
The United Way of Tompkins County has begun their search for a permanent President and Chief Executive Officer. The board of directors announced the search, which is officially underway. The position is full time role ... more
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YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins kicks off annual campaign for subsidies and scholarships

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The YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County has kicked off its annual campaign to raise funds for membership subsidies and program scholarships in the community. YMCA staff, board members, fitness instructors, volunteers and more are ... more
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Campaign to end hunger involving Foodlink, Wegmans kicks off this weekend

Wegmans set to reopen self-serve hot food bars
The annual Check Out Hunger campaign returns once again to Rochester-area Wegmans stores this Sunday. The fundraiser provides critical assistance for Foodlink, the regional food bank and public health organization committed to ending hunger and ... more
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Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary continues to give back

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary continues to give back
Several members of the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary gathered recently at The Mansion at Keuka Lake for their first in-person meeting in two and a half years. Against the beautiful backdrop of a ... more
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ITT Goulds Pumps donates $30,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities

ITT Goulds Pumps donates $30,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities
ITT Goulds Pumps is demonstrating yet again its continued commitment to enhancing its charitable impact in the region. On Monday, September 26, ITT Industrial Process President Dave Steblein presented a $30,000 check to the Ronald ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Ray Ciancaglini hosts a benefit dinner for the Geneva Fire Department (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Ray Ciancaglini hosts a benefit dinner for the Geneva Fire Department (podcast)
Many people know Ray Ciancaglini from his Second Impact Foundation, devoted to raising awareness of and preventing head injuries in young athletes.  Ray knows the issue firsthand, after suffering permanent damage from consecutive blows to ... more
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New Advisory Board member at the Geneva Salvation Army

New Advisory Board member at the Geneva Salvation Army
Debra Damick was recently appointed to The Salvation Army of Geneva’s growing Advisory Board. Debra is a Geneva native and was a registered Dental Hygienist for 46 years before her retirement. For the past 39 ... more
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St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy is recipient of four grants

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy is recipient of four grants
St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy (SPCAA) recently received four grants that will positively impact several aspects of the Academy’s well being. This year, the Wyckoff Family Foundation Grant, which is restricted to use for scholarship ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Cancer Community Rochester Heroes Ball honors those who support cancer patients and their families (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Cancer Community Rochester Heroes Ball honors those who support cancer patients and their families (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Cancer Community Rochester CEO Jim Love about the Heroes Ball on October 7 at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa. Friday, October 7, 2022Woodcliff Hotel & Spa – event tent 5:30 ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Middlesex Heritage Groups hosts Seneca Heritage Day Saturday (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Middlesex Heritage Groups hosts Seneca Heritage Day Saturday (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Win Harper from the Middlesex Heritage Group. The group will host Seneca Heritage Day Saturday, September 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the historic Overacker Schoolhouse at the corner of ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: CNY Tomatofest preview with Gilda Brower (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: CNY Tomatofest preview with Gilda Brower (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Gilda Brower, who’s been involved with the CNY Tomatofest in Auburn for 25 of its 37 years. This year's event is set for Saturday, September 10 in Auburn. Tomatofest ... more
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Toddler Time presents Kylie Allen on guitar and vocals September 3

Toddler Time presents Kylie Allen on guitar and vocals September 3
On September 3, toddlers will sing along to familiar children’s songs performed on guitar and sung by Geneva’s own, Kylie Allen from 9 a.m. to noon. Geneva Boys & Girls will be flipping pancakes onside ... more
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