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Greater Rochester Awards


October 22, 2013
Luncheon: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Rochester Riverside Convention Center

The Rochester Business Journal and the United Way of Greater Rochester present the Greater Rochester Awards, which celebrate the exceptional work done by our community’s human services sector. The awards, given in several categories, will honor non-profit staff members, executives, volunteers and programs that make our community a better place to live.

Click here to register!
$55 per person  / $550 per table of 10. Register by Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

Congratulations to our 2013 Honorees!

Board Leadership:

Erica Tickle, Alternatives for Battered Women
Leslie Zornow, Ad Council of Rochester
Mark Armbruster, Lisa Bianchi, Michael Burns, Christopher Cebula, John Langfitt Ph.D. and Jonathan Sacks, Epilepsy-Pralid Inc.

Career Achievement:

Zetta Denno, Charles Settlement House
Saul Jeng, Hillside Children’s Center
Denise O’Brien-Miller, Mary Cariola Children’s Center

Community Champion:

Conger Gabel, Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association Inc.
James Taylor, Taylor, the Builders
Maria Thomas Fisher, City of Rochester

Outstanding Corporate Volunteer Group:

B&L Wholesale Supply Inc.
Harris RF Communications

Rising Star:

Shaquana Divers, University of Rochester Medical Center, Center for Community Health
Lisa Ponticello, AutismUp
Kristine Santillo, Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc.

Bank of America Impact Award:

Teen Court, The Center for Youth

Executive of the Year:

Thomas Ferraro, Foodlink Inc.

Click here to register!
$55 per person  / $550 per table of 10. Register by Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

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Click here to view photos from the 2012 event.

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