On Wednesday, September 15th, Senator Robach made remarks at, and helped cut the ribbon at, a ceremony to mark the opening of Ada Ridge Court II in Greece. A devastating fire in 2009 during the final stage of construction required the building to be completely razed and rebuilt from the ground up. Through the dedication of the Greece Fire Department, PathStone Corporation, the development team, and financing partners, the project was reconstructed in less than 8 months. For more information, visit PathStone's website by clicking here.
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.
Saturday will mark the 9th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in our country, which took place on September 11th, 2001. There will be a number of events around the area to remember those who perished on that day. In my district, the September 11th Memorial Service at Monroe Community College will begin at 8:00 a.m. This is free to the public, and you should use parking lot G on the Brighton campus. In Greece, a 9/11 Remembrance Service will be held at the Greece Ridge Fire Department, 1299 Long Pond Road. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and guests are ask to assemble at the Emergency Service Memorial on grounds.
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.
“SEND SUSAN B. ANTHONY HOME” ---That’s the refrain being heralded by the Susan B. Anthony House and museum, a National Historic Landmark, in Rochester, NY. Remember those Susan B. Anthony dollars first minted by the United States Treasury in 1979? They were originally released by the U.S. Mint at the Susan B. Anthony House at 17 Madison Street in Rochester, New York. The dollar coin, the first U.S. currency to bear the image of a famous American woman, went into circulation from her home much the same she journeyed forth from Madison Street to campaign for human rights. About eight hundred million Susan B. Anthony dollars were minted over twenty years. However,the coin was similar enough in size and color to the quarter that it never caught on as currency.
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.