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Community Foundation Events

An Evening Out At Home 

Our annual gala gets its name from the event’s unique approach. Guests gather for intimate dinners in host homes before gathering at a special venue for dancing and a dessert reception. 

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Philanthropy Awards and Annual Report to the Community Luncheon

Each year since 1991, Philanthropy Award recipients have been recognized for their creative and effective giving that inspires others while strengthening the communities in greater Rochester’s eight counties.

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Professional Advisor Events

Regularly scheduled events are planned for professional advisors — attorneys, accountants, financial planners, insurance agents, and others who work with charitably inclined individuals and families — so they get to know how we can help them. These events include an Open House in October; a free, non-credit seminar in February; and a half-day seminar in June or July with a national speaker and the opportunity to receive professional credits. 

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