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Meet The United Way’s “First Family”

Meet The United Way’s “First Family” – 2019 Campaign Chairs Lauren, Rob & Evan Gallina First, for those who may not know you, tell us a little bit about yourselves. All three of us were born and raised in Rochester.  We each left Rochester for college and returned home to…..

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Meet Molly Flaherty of M/Body

  If you ever need to be inspired, to be reminded of your motivation, or just a friendly attitude adjustment, seek out the amazing Molly Flaherty, Found/Owner of M/Body fitness and wellness studio.  This week we had the pleasure of speaking with her on owning a business, growing community and…..

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Verona Street Animal Society

For those who may not know, tell us a little bit about your organization. Rochester Animal Services (RAS) is a municipal animal care and control organization whose mission is to provide information, assistance, pet re-unification and pet re-homing for the Rochester community to facilitate pet retention, encourage compliance, and support…..

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Camp Good Days

This month, RYP had the opportunity to interview Marco Bucci, Social Media Manager and Special Projects Coordinator at Camp Good Days, an organization that provides services for children with cancer, who have a parent or sibling with cancer, or who have lost a parent or sibling to cancer, about what’s…..

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Center for Teen Empowerment

Join Rochester Young Professionals as we volunteer to participate in the hiring process of youth at the Center for Teen Empowerment in the months of September and October.  In the process of the interview, the youth teach and learn a lot about their community, how their peers are thinking about…..

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NonProfit Spotlight: Make-A-Wish Western NY

    Since it’s inception in 2003, Rochester Young Professionals has been dedicated to doing and supporting those who do good in the Rochester community. Why? Because we love this city. For the next series of blogs, we’re shining a light on local organizations who are furthering social causes that…..

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RYP Interviews Chuck Cerankosky of the Rochester Cocktail Revival

If you consider yourself in the Rochester cocktail scene, chances are you know of restaurateur, food and beverage operations manager, and designer, Chuck Cerankosky. A busy and respected businessman, Cerankosky is also known to be one of the most reliable. When he’s not working to ensure your dining experience is…..

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RYP Interviews Emily Hessney Lynch of I Heart ROC!

In addition to her day job as the Digital Marketing and Communications Manager at High Tech Rochester, Emily Hessney Lynch is the Social Media Coordinator / Editor of I Heart ROC, a collection of interviews and stories by some pretty cool people around town. Each week, they feature an interview and an Instagram…..

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