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Art proposals sought for Erie Harbor

The City of Rochester, in partnership with the New York Department of State, is inviting qualified artists to submit proposals for public art as part of the Erie Harbor Public Enhancements Project on Mt. Hope Avenue, along the Genesee River ...

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Coffee VP to address Ad Council

TJ Whalen, vice president of marketing and sales for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, will be the keynote speaker at the Advertising Council of Rochester’s annual breakfast celebration Nov. 15. The event will run from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the ...

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Newark collecting gifts for children

Local volunteers with Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, are filling shoe boxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas. The year-round project of international relief aid organization Samaritan’s Purse, headed ...

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Marquetry artist focuses on portraiture

The Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union is hosting its fourth gallery presentation of 2012 with work by local marquetry artist Charles Jaffe. The “Faces in Wood” exhibit, which is free and open to the public, runs through the end of ...

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New photo exhibit at City Hall

The Homeless Services Network is hosting “Exposed: Rochester’s Hidden Victims of Homelessness PhotoVoice Exhibit” until Dec. 3 in the Link Gallery at City Hall, 30 Church St. A reception will take place at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday that will include comments ...

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Harter Secrest wins Brain Game trophy

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester held its 12th annual Brain Game competition on Oct. 11. With 15 teams signed up to participate in the live trivia competition, the event generated a net profit of $22,000 to support LVR’s one-on-one tutoring program ...

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Junior League presents 2012 Home Tour

In celebration of the Junior League of Rochester’s 80th anniversary, the League announces its 2012 Home Tour will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3, featuring six homes in the historic village of Pittsford, plus a hospitality ...

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Metro Mattress donates beds

Metro Mattress is donating new beds to 18 charitable organizations in the Rochester region as part of its “50 Beds in 50 Days” program. Now in its third year, the program kicked off in January and was a success in ...

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Al Sigl fundraising event

Walk, roll, and cheer for abilities at the Al Sigl Community WalkAbout on Oct. 28, inside Eastview Mall. Last year, more than 1,300 took part in the Halloween-themed event to raise funds for Al Sigl Member Agencies serving tens of ...

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