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Nominations sought for veterans awards

The Rochester Regional Veterans Business Council is seeking nominations for individuals and organizations that have done an outstanding job of supporting veterans in the community.

An award is given to a Veterans Service Champion, Veterans Education Champion and a Veterans Business Champion. Jocene Henderson of the Veterans Outreach Center, Monroe Community College Veterans Services and Wegmans were last year’s awardees.

To nominate someone, write a paragraph indicating why the individual or organization should receive the award. Nominations should be submitted either online at or emailed to Please put “Champion Nomination” in the subject line.

The deadline is Sept. 1. Winners will be announced during a luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Rochester Plaza Hotel.