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President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative

By Dr. Gary Smith Recently, President Obama announced the creation of a new program to help Latino and African-American males. Not surprisingly, he called this initiative “My Brother’s Keeper.” During his presidency, Obama has used this biblical phrase more than 60 times to support his commitment to aiding the disadvantaged Continue reading →

Paul Guadagna of the Rising Stars 4-H Club in Canandaigua presents “My Trip to Florida”

Ontario County 4-H Members Do Public Speaking

Just shy of 100 Ontario County 4-H members completed their 4-H Public Speaking Project during the month of February.  Members ages 5-18 prepared, practiced and gave their presentation to small audiences and evaluators.  The topics ranged from “Making Homemade Pizza,” to “The Fear of Public Speaking” to “Raising Chickens and Continue reading →

Rochester Americans Players Kevin Sundher and Colin Jacobs sign autographs for students at Martha Brown Middle School.

Students educated about finances with Amerks and Citizens Bank

Seventh-graders at Martha Brown Middle School recently learned about the importance of goal-setting, savings, and money management from Rochester Americans players Colin Jacobs and Kevin Sundher and representatives from Citizens Bank as part of the Saves for Education program. Once a month, during the hockey season, one classroom is selected Continue reading →