On Tuesday, September 14th, Senator Robach kicked off the 2010 Greece Rotary Dictionary Project. Throughout the next two week, Senator Robach will visit elementary schools in Greece to distribute dictionaries to third grade students. Tuesday morning, Senator Robach distributed dictionaries to students at West Ridge Elementary School.
This weekend, local Veterans took part in an Honor Flight on Saturday, September 11th. Veterans returned to the Rochester International Airport on Sunday, September 12th. Senator Robach welcomed Veterans as they returned home. For more information on Honor Flight, you can visit Honor Flight Rochester's website by clicking here.
On Saturday, September 11th, Senator Robach performed the coin toss prior to kickoff of the Marshall vs. East varsity football game at East High School in Rochester. East defeated Marshall 47-6 to move to 2-0 on the season. With the loss, Marshall dropped their record to 1-1.
On Saturday, September 11th, 2010, Senator Robach attended Reaching Out for Change's Stop the Violence Day. Reaching Out for Change is an organization whose mission is to stop violence while influencing young people to put their full energy and focus in to school.
On Saturday, September 11th, 2010, Senator Robach attended and made remarks at a remembrance ceremony to mark the 9th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Each year, the Ridge Road Fire District hosts a 09/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Living Memorial. The memorial was dedicated in 2006 as a tribute to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001, in addition to firefighters who have lost their life in the live of duty.
On Saturday, August 28th, Senator Robach visited with guests at the Old Time Club Annual Picnic, which was held at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester. Included in this group is the Most Wanted Motorcycle Club of Rochester, pictured with Senator Robach.
On Saturday, August 28th, Senator Robach took part in a march to remember the life of Norman Williams. This is the third year for the march, which was held by his mother, Mrs. Alpha Harris. Williams was killed on the corner of Frost Ave. and Jefferson Ave. The march began at that corner and continued to Victory Living Christian Faith Center.
On Saturday, August 28th, Senator Robach made remarks at Smoke, Flames, and Courage 2010, which was held at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte. Smoke, Flames, and Courage was an expo of firefighting past and present, and took place for two days. It featured displays and exhibits for families throughout the weekend. For more information, visit their facebook page here.
On Friday, August 27th, Senator Robach attended the First Church Divine Hall of Fame Stella Awards Dinner, where he presented an award to Linda James, Executive Director of Skip Generations. Pictured with Senator Robach are Dr. Lloyd T. Oldham and Linda James.
On Friday, August 27th, Senator Robach made remarks and helped cut the ribbon on Henderson Ford in Webster. Henderson Ford, formerly Webster Ford, has been in business for 40 years, and is a family owned and operated business. For more information, visit www.websterford.com.
On Friday, August 27th, Senator Robach attended, and provided remarks at, a press conference regarding the advancements that are being made in the health care industry regarding new medicines for children. Rochester General Hospital hosted the press conference.
On Thursday, August 26th, Senator Robach took part in the 2010 Greece Central School District Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony, which took place at Greece Athena High School, honored graduates of the district's Adult Literacy GED program, Bridges Program, and high school graduates from Greece Arcadia, Greece Olympia, Greece Athena, and Odyssey Academy.
On Saturday and Sunday, August 28th and 29th, Charlotte will host Smoke, Flames, and Courage 2010, an expo of firefighting past and present. Smoke, Flames, and Courage takes place each day from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Port of Rochester and Ontario Beach Park. Free events include: hall of firefighting history, displays of moden and antique fire apparatus, hand pumping, bucket brigades and steam fire engine with horses, rescue simulations, rescue boats, fire safety exhibits, fire memorabilia flea market, band concerts, children's activities, explorer efficiency competitions, and family safety awareness. For further information, you can call 311 in the City of Rochester, or outside the city, call 428-5990.
On Wednesday, August 25th, Senator Robach spoke at a ceremony to honor Veterans which was held at Fleming Point Gracious Retirement in Greece. Veterans in attendance also received a quilt from the Fleming Point quilting club.
On Wednesday, August 25th, Senator Robach introduced Ruby Shooz, who played at the final 2010 Concert by the Shore of the summer. Concerts by the Shore, which just wrapped up its 26th season provided free entertainment to families all summer long at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte.
On Tuesday, August 24th, the Town of Greece Police Department honored residents who have gone through its Citizen’s Police Academy program with a picnic at Greece Town Hall. Members of the program were lauded for their commitment to help make Greece neighborhoods safe for families. Pictured (left to right) are Town of Greece Supervisor John Auberger, Town of Greece Police Officer Mary Beth Kowalski, Peter Landauer, Town of Greece Police Chief Todd Baxter, Senator Joe Robach, Town of Greece Deputy Supervisor Jeff McCann, Janet Selke, and Town Councilman Kirk Morris.
Recently, Senator Robach took part in a health fair held at Power House Kingdom Cathedral Church of God in Christ. The health fair was a chance for people to find out their blood pressure and also receive HIV, glucose, and lead testing. For more information on Power House Kingdom Cathedral C.O.G.I.C., you can visit their website by clicking here.
On Friday, August 20th, Senator Robach provided remarks to bicycle riders who were taking part in a ride from Rochester to Buffalo. Ride for Their Lives will take riders from Rochester to Los Angeles between August 21st and September 22nd. For more information, visit http://www.ridefortheirlives.com/.