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News 8 and RochesterHomepage.net are proud to support the following community events.

REOC College Fair - Tuesday, September 30th

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Rochester’s College Connection Event 2014 is sponsored by Rochester Educational Opportunity Center and Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.  On Tuesday, September 30 between 6 and 8p, Visit with representatives from more than 60 public, private, 2 and 4 year colleges. Click here for more information.

Veteran's Job Expo - Wednesday, October 8th

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Calling all veterans!  Join the Veterans Outreach Center on Wednesday, October 8 11a to 2p to meet with more than 100 employers at the Diplomat Banquet Center.  Free parking and free admission!  Click here to look for a list of participating employers.

Celebrating Stories of Hope Through the Arts - Tuesday, October 21

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Jessica Henderson lost her battle with bipolar disorder at the age of 21 after struggling for 3 years.  With the help of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Rochester, Jessica’s parents established a lecture series which is now in its 13th year.  This year’s event is titled Celebrating Stories of Hope through the Arts.  On Tuesday, October 21, join NAMI Rochester for an art show with a light buffet at 5p, followed by performances at 6p at the School of the Arts. Click here for more information.

25th Annual Al Sigl Community Walkabout - Sunday, October 26th

Walk, roll, and cheer at the 25th Annual Al Sigl Community WalkAbout October 26th inside Eastview Mall to help raise funds for Al Sigl Member Agency programs serving tens of thousands of kids and adults with special needs in our community. Adult registration is $20; children can participate for free with a parent or other adult registrant. All walkers and rollers receive a t-shirt, breakfast, entry into the costume contest and family-friendly entertainment including candy stations, face-painting and crafts. Celebrate with free team photos and prizes for the top fundraising teams and individuals.

At the event be sure to check out the 2014 WalkAbout Mask Gallery featuring original works of art by clients of Al Sigl Member Agencies and community volunteers. To learn more, please visit www.alsigl.org.

Stars and Stripes Celebration - Thursday, November 6th

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Join the Veterans Outreach Center for a moving evening to commemorate our local heroes, the men and women of our Armed Forces who have served as well as those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation during our current and most recent military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.  The 9th Annual Celebration will be held Thursday, November 6 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Click here for more information.

Dish It Out: Tour of the World - Saturday, November 8th

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This year’s DISH IT OUT “Tour of the World” will be held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on November 8th from 5:30-10p.  Once again, NCMEC/NY will be bringing together Rochester’s finest chefs, and exciting local celebrities, to DISH IT OUT in a unique gourmet celebrity chef competition.  Experience an active evening of socializing as you indulge in the finest cuisine, all while you enjoy our legendary silent and live auctions. Click here for more information.

Gilda's Heroes Ball - Saturday, November 22nd

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Join Mark Gruba and Stacey Pensgen for an evening of SUPER entertainment, FANTASTIC fun and AMAZING inspiration Saturday, November 22 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center.  There will be EXCITING live and silent auction items, Spirit Toss, raffle and more! Click here for more information.

Seneca White Deer

150px-SWD-logo.pngThe former Seneca Army Depot is sealed behind 24 miles of fencing in Seneca County, New York. The Depot, now a quiet, tranquil place giving way to ecological succession, is celebrated for supporting the largest herd of white deer (a recessive form of white-tailed deer) in the world. Click here to learn more.

Virtual College Fair

150px-Virtual-College-Fair.pngHeading to college? Check out these great schools! Click here.

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