On Monday, October 25th, Senator Robach was on hand to congratulate Michael Lavender of Troop 130 in Greece for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Court of Honor at Our Mother of Sorrows Church. Michael is pictured here along with his parents Scott and Mary, and Town of Greece Councilman Kirk Morris (far left). For more on Troop 130, visit their website by clicking here.
On Saturday, October 23rd, Senator Robach hosted a pizza party for the Southwest Colts football team and cheerleaders. Thank you to Salvatore's Pizzeria for the delivery of 35 sheet pizzas! For more information on the Southwest Colts, visit http://www.eteamz.com/southwestcolts/.
On Tuesday, November 9th, Greece Concert Band, Choral Society, and Community Orchestra present A Veteran's Day Musical Tribute. This musical salute to all those who have served and are currently serving our country begins at 7:15p.m. at the Athena Performing Arts Center, 800 Long Pond Road, in Greece. Admission is free, and no tickets are required. For all the details, click on the link below.
Rochester, New York, October 19, 2010: The Bagel Bin Café, 2600 Elmwood Avenue at the Twelve Corners in Brighton, will host the CrimeStoppers Community Challenge to benefit Rochester Area CrimeStoppers on Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
On Saturday, Senator Robach visited Starry Nites Café for a book signing by local author, Jo Lynne Valerie, where she was announced as an author-in-residence. Senator Robach is pictured here with Starry Nites owner Aaron Lefebvre (right) and Jo Lynne Valerie (center).
On Thursday, October 14, the Rochester Children's Theatre unveiled their newest musical, "Sweet House!". Based on the story of Hansel and Gretel, the musical will use the story's theme to show children how to make better choices and help fight childhood obesity. Senator Robach joined Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, and Senator Jim Alesi in a performance at the press conference.
On Wednesday, October 13th, 2010, Senator Robach attended, and provided remarks at, a ceremony where ABVI Goodwill announced it has received its LEED Gold certification. You can read the entire press release below:
Friday, October 8th, the Hilton Cadets hosted Churchville-Chili in the annual homecoming football game. Prior to kickoff, Senator Robach visited with the team, provided remarks to the crowd, and performed the coin toss. Hilton defeated Churchville-Chili 21-13.
On Friday, October 8th, St. John Fisher College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Polisseni Track & Field Complex. The College is adding an eight-lane, 400-meter competition track with a grass infield. Components will be installed in the infield for shot put, pole vault, and long jump events. In addition, there will be bleacher seating for approximately 1,000 people, with locker rooms for the student-athletes and public restrooms.
On Wednesday, October 6th, Senator Robach made remarks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the American Cancer Society B. Thomas Golisano Hope Lodge Hospitality House. Located at 1120 Goodman Street South, on the campus of the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Hope Lodge Hospitality House offers lodging for cancer, trauma, and organ transplant patients and their families. For more information on the American Cancer Society, visit www.cancer.org.
On Wednesday, September 29, Five Star Bank, which has a branch at Ridgemont Plaza in Greece, held a reception to make a donation to a local organization. Senator Robach spoke at the reception and is pictured here with respresenatives from Five Star Bank as they presented Paul Soscia (pictured left) with a $500 check for Two Doors Community Resource Center. Soscia serves as the Executive Director for the organization.
This Saturday, I hosted my 3rd annual Women's Wellness Fair at the Greece Ridge Mall. Women and men of all ages were able to gain access to important information and services pertaining to their health.Senator Robach talks with the women of Erna's Hope. The nonprofit organization helps raise awareness for ovarian cancerTo find more information on Erna's Hope, visit http://ernashope.org/.
Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8, but continued into and did most of its damage on October 9, 1871.
Here is my community update for the week ending Friday, October 1st. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which begins today, this week's edition is in pink. For a full screen version, click the link below.
Recently, Senator Robach attended the senior olympics, which were held at Atria Greece. This was the second year for the event in which residents competed in Nintendo Wii bowling, human horse racing, softball throw, a spelling bee, karaoke and a putting contest. Prizes were handed out during closing ceremonies, which wrapped up the event. Pictured with Senator Robach are Joan Whittenberg, Marion Woodworth, Fran Carlise, Janet Hinkel, Virginia Pletcher, Ann D'Aurilio, and Esther Gomes.
On Friday, October 1st, the Ridge Road Fire District kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by unveiling special t-shirts that members will be wearing during the month of October. Senator Robach met with members of the Ridge Road Fire District today and made remarks at the press conference prior to the unveiling of the t-shirts. The navy blue shirts feature the district's logo and writing on the back in pink. Shirts were also sold for $10 with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester.
Saturday, October 2nd, I will be holding my Third Annual Women's Wellness Fair. Again this year, this event will take place at The Mall at Greece Ridge from 10 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. You can enter the mall through entrance #9, which is located by Liberty Travel. The health fair will feature a variety of vendors from the Rochester community who will offer information and resources pertaining to your personal health and over-all well-being. In addition, you will have the opportunity to receive free samples, breast cancer screenings, body mass index testing, blood pressure checks, and much more.