Community Events

Preparing to Write Grants

This popular workshop is an excellent way for administrators, staff, and board members and volunteers to gain a general understanding of the many elements required for successful grant writing. Equal attention is given to the needs and interests of both nonprofit organizations and grantmakers themselves. The next event on Preparing to Write Grants workshop in Rochester is on February 13, with an offer to RYP members of 20% discount!! Use the promo-code NPW112 to receive the discount when registering online at or calling (518) 581-8841.

Baroque and Blue
Join us for Baroque and Blue, an intimate classical music concert and wine tasting! Featuring music that is lyrical and energetic, as well as jazz-influenced and vivacious. Free wine tasting during intermission with the opportunity to chat with the Artistic Directors.  This will be on Sunday, February 16, 2020; Pre-Concert Talk begins at 3:30 pm and concert begins at 4:00pm hosted at Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N. Plymouth Ave, Rochester 14614. More Details and Tickets:
The Longest Day
The Alzheimer’s Association is having a party to share information about one of our signature fundraisers, the Longest Day  You are invited to join us to learn more about The Longest Day on February 20th from 5- 6:30pm at FAVO. Come enjoy complimentary appetizers and a drink while you support the Alzheimer’s Association’s mission to help end Alzhiemrer’s and  all other dementia!
The Dreams from Drake 7th Annual Winter Gala
We hope you’ll consider joining us for another wonderful evening as we continue to support children and teens who have lost a sibling or parent and must navigate grief, one of the most difficult emotions humans can experience. Thanks to YOUR support over the years, this event has raised over $70,000, and we are able to provide various programs to help these children and families, with 100% of money raised going directly toward our services. This year, we are eager to launch to a brand new program to support these families, and we need your help to make it possible! Will we see you there? Saturday, Feb. 29 at 6pm at Ridgemont Country Club.
Jumpstart your 2020 resolutions with Toastmasters! Join the Daybreakers club on Thursday January 30th to see how Toastmasters can help you become the public speaker you’ve always wanted to be, elevating your confidence and helping you take your career to the next level. Details: 7:30 am  – 9 am. UR Medical Center 601 Elmwood Ave Louise Slaughter Room# 1-9555.

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