The Golisano Health Leadership Awards recognize health champions - leaders and organizations - that are making a significant contribution to equal access to health, fitness and/or wellness for people with intellectual disabilities. The awards also promote awareness for the progress and extraordinary efforts toward fulfilling the goals, values, and mission of Special Olympics health program. This is the highest Special Olympics honor for health partners.
The Airport Games will return for its 20th year on Saturday, June 15. This is Lifetime's largest fundraising event of the year and includes the USAirports 5K Run/Walk, Flower City CrossFit 5K, Kids Fun Run, inflatable obstacle course, and more! Lifetime hopes to raise $140,000 at this year's Games. All funds benefit Lifetime's services including health and wellness programs, educational advancement opportunities, technology, essential adaptive lift and transfer equipment, Special Olympics training and more.
This all-new annual downtown holiday event – City of Rochester Holiday Village presented by Five Star Bank – will showcase family friendly activities including Santa's Workshop, ice skating, breakfast with Santa, food, shopping and more for 11 days in December!
The CDC Rochester Reshaping Rochester Awards recognize exemplary regional initiatives and projects that positively impact people, neighborhoods, and the community. They will be presented at a luncheon. This year's Urban Observations keynote speaker will be the renowned sculptor, Albert Paley. Tickets go on sale in September. Last year's awards luncheon sold out.
The Workforce Diversity Network (WDN), the Rochester region's leading resource on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, will present the Defamation Experience – an interactive and engaging workshop that has been hailed as one of the most relevant and compelling diversity and inclusion programs ever presented.
Special Olympics is celebrating 50 years of empowering people of all abilities to reach their goals through sport, health and wellness. To celebrate this milestone, Special Olympics New York is hosting the inaugural Walk for Inclusion at the future site of the new Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College.
Lifetime Assistance, Inc., the region’s largest and most comprehensive agency serving people with developmental disabilities, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. A big 40th Anniversary Celebration for close to 1000 staff members and people in the community will take place to mark the milestone!