Tag Archives: Rochester Business Alliance

RBA rebranding as Chamber of Commerce

Rochester Business Alliance, the chamber of commerce serving the nine-county Finger Lakes region, intends to rebrand as the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, effective in January. The move to RBA’s chamber roots stemmed from a strategic planning process that started ...

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Duffy to deliver grad speech at Roberts

Robert J. Duffy, president and CEO of Rochester Business Alliance, will deliver the keynote address at Roberts Wesleyan College’s spring commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. May 9 in the Voller Athletic Center, 2301 Westside Drive. Nearly 500 students receiving undergraduate ...

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Workplace communications talk planned

The Rochester Business Alliance will host Skip Weisman, an international speaker and workplace communication expert, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 13 at its 150 State St. facilities. The interactive half-day session will introduce small business leaders to a strategy ...

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RBA names new board

The Rochester Business Alliance board of directors welcomed several new members Jan. 1. The board also elected Nazareth College President Daan Braveman to a two-year term as chairman of the board. Braveman succeeds Rochester Business Journal Publisher Susan Holliday, who ...

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RBA hosts Eat Well, Live Well session

Rochester Business Alliance will host a free fall 2013 Eat Well, Live Well Challenge information session Sept. 6. The eight-week program encourages participants to make healthy food choices and get more physically active. Over 400 Rochester-area employers have already used ...

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State ed commissioner to visit RBA

New York State Education Commissioner John King will visit the Rochester Business Alliance on Thursday to talk with RBA members about the widespread adoption of Common Core State Standards in K-12 education. He will also address the opportunities and challenges ...

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Report calls for workers’ comp reforms

The Rochester Business Alliance on Thursday released a report calling upon state leaders and members of the state Workers’ Compensation Board to implement system reforms approved in 2007. “Unfinished Business: Five Years of Worker’s Compensation Reform, Still a Work in ...

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Pay raises are in the works for 2013

Many Rochester-area workers can on average expect 3 percent raises in 2013, according to a Pay Trend survey conducted by the Rochester Business Alliance.   According to the annual survey released Wednesday, 88 percent of the 156 employers who responded ...

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