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RHBA Elects Grace Tillinghast As New Chairwoman

By Staff –   The Rochester Hispanic Business Association has elected Grace Tillinghast as its new chairwoman, effective Jan....

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Website Provides Platform For Puerto Rico’s Entrepreneurs In Hope Of Economic Recovery

The aftermath of Hurricane Maria has been felt heavily by Puerto Rican natives for the past two months, but renewed efforts to rebuild have...

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FBI Investigating Contract Awarded To Small Montana Power Company in Puerto Rico

After a small Montana power company was awarded a $300 million contract to help rebuild Hurricane Maria’s damage to the electrical...

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Google.org Presents $1 Million Grant to Fund Latin American Non-Profits

It is no secret that nonprofit organizations rely on the generosity of individuals and companies nationwide. In fact, back in 2014, 1.4...

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RHBA Names Eugenio Marlin 2017 Hispanic Business Person of the Year

By Staff –   The Rochester Hispanic Business Association (RHBA), a Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce affiliate, has named...

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City Selects Golisano Center for the Performing Arts for Parcel 5

By Staff –   Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city has selected Morgan Communities and the Rochester Broadway...

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NYS Senate Passes Bill to Bring Uber and Lyft Upstate

By Staff   The New York State Senate has passed a bill to approve ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in Upstate New...

Over 40% of Million-Dollar Latino Businesses Owned By Immigrants, Study Finds

The president’s office may be rife with anti-immigrant rhetoric, but new findings by the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship...

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City Seeking Proposals for La Marketa Urban Renewal Project

By Staff   The city is seeking proposals regarding the purchase and development of property for the La Marketa Urban Renewal project,...

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State Offers Employees Hotline in Advance of Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff   The New York State Department of Labor has launched a new ad campaign in advance of the state’s minimum wage...