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HR Connection: Volunteerism a win-win source for professional development

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For those who have come to expect an explanation of the latest legislative or regulatory issue to menace businesses, you will find this month’s article a departure, and hopefully an interesting departure, from the norm. Not that there aren’t a ...

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DEC seeks volunteers

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is recruiting citizen scientists to conduct water quality assessments in Lake Ontario and the Niagara, Genesee, Delaware, Hudson and Mohawk River watersheds as part of the Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators project. While the ...

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Volunteers to spruce up county parks

The fifth annual Pick-Up-The-Parks Project, a green initiative hosted by the Monroe County Parks Department in partnership with Tim Horton’s Café & Bake Shop and Cascades Recovery, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday. About 800 registered volunteers from across ...

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Grants support people with disabilities

R Community Bikes volunteers, who fixed enough broken bicycles last year to help thousands of needy children and adults, will soon be modifying bicycles for use by people with physical or developmental disabilities, thanks to a $5,000 Community Health Award ...

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Volunteers to clean up historic cemetery

Hundreds of volunteers will gather at Mount Hope Cemetery from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday to participate in national Make a Difference Day. Members of such groups as RochesterCares and Rochester AmericCorps have committed to help clean and beautify the ...

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Cork & Fork seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the fourth annual Finger Lakes Cork & Fork, a festival promoting the many local foods, wines and agriculture of the Finger Lakes region. Volunteer duties range from working with vendors and chefs, assisting with exhibit setup ...

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Lawsuit seeks back pay for MLB volunteers

NEW YORK — A lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of a volunteer at last month’s 2013 All-Star FanFest claims Major League Baseball violated federal and state minimum wage laws by failing to pay more than 2,000 volunteers. The lawsuit in ...

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Mayor greets home builders

Mayor Thomas S. Richards on Tuesday thanked a group of volunteers donating their time and skills to make free home repairs for residents in need. The work is part of the Flower City Work Camp, which continues through Friday. The ...

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Volunteers sought to help preserve forest

The City Forestry Division is seeking help to preserve the Washington Grove forest in Cobbs Hill Park. Volunteers will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the park to clear plants blocking the growth of desirable shrubs and hard wood trees.

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Canal Corp. seeking volunteers for Earth Day

Volunteer groups and individuals are invited to join the New York State Canal Corporation staff for the sixth annual “Canal Clean Sweep,” scheduled for April 15-17. The events along the 524-mile-long canal system help celebrate Earth Day and prepare the ...

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