On Wednesday, February 17th, Senator Robach released the following statement regarding the consideration of New York State tax refunds being delayed:
“The hard working taxpayers of New York State are already struggling in this challenging economy and to withhold their state tax returns will be another hard hit that many cannot afford to take. Many individuals rely on that refund to help with bills and to delay the payment is unfair. Delaying refunds will not solve the state’s long-term financial issues.”
On Thursday, January 28th, Senator Robach helped cut the ribbon which made official the merger between AIDS Community Health Center and AIDS Rochester. The new organization, known as AIDS Care, is located at 259 Monroe Avenue. For more information, you can click here to visit the new web site of AIDS Care.
On Saturday, January 30, Senator Robach spoke at a concert to benefit Honor Flight Rochester. More than 400 people attended the concert, which raised $5,400. Proceeds will help pay for World War II veterans to visit the WWII memorial in Washington D.C. You can find out more information about Honor Flight Rochester by clicking here.
On Saturday, January 23rd, The National Kidney Foundation is hosting a FREE Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP). Screening takes place from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Memorial AME Zion Church, 549 Clarissa Street, Rochester.
KEEP is a health screening program designed to help identify and educate individuals who are at increased risk for developing kidney disease. It is the most comprehensive screening program in the nation. KEEP is of no cost to the participant.
Senator Robach joined staff and executives from Canandaigua National Bank on Thursday, January 14th, 2010 to open CNB's 23rd location. The new branch is located at 210 Alexander Street in Alexander Park.
As you may know, a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti and its capital, Port-au-Prince. The death and devastation are unimaginable, and the people of Haiti will need the assistance of people all over the world, including Americans, to recover from this tragedy.
On Sunday, January 17th, from Noon until 6:00 p.m., the Barnard Fire Department is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Johnathan Davis, a member of its explorer post. Johnathan, a 16-year old, and a junior at Greece Odyssey, suffered a seizure caused by a cancerous brain tumor in July, 2009. For more information on the dinner, and Johnathan's story, click on this link to read a recent Greece Post article.
On Sunday, January 10th, 2009, Senator Robach helped cut the ribbon on a $2.5 million addition at Lakeshore Community Church in Greece. The new 20,000-square foot community center includes a gymnasium and multipurpose room, a student room, an atrium, storage building, and kitchen. About $1.4 million was raised for the ...project by the congregation, with the rest of money coming from church reserves and financing through a bond company.
As we enter into tax season, more and more taxpayers are turning to the internet to file their taxes. Because so much of your identity and personal information is necessary to complete taxes, your identity becomes extremely vulnerable during tax season.
Senator Robach joined the newest Eagle Scouts from Troop 152 in Brighton on Monday night. The Eagle Scouts are Chris DeVos, Alex Elkins, and Daniel Taillie. For more information on the troop, you can visit www.brightontroop152.org.
On Wednesday, January 6th, Governor David A. Patterson will deliver the 2010 State of the State Address. You can watch the live stream of the address on line at the link below. Closed captioning and sign language services are available. The 2010 State of the State Address is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.
Governor Paterson is backing down on those new license plates. The governor calls it a Christmas present to the people and he says it shows he's listening. You won't have to pay $25 for those new blue and gold license plates after all.