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Local Arts & Economic Prosperity

by Roc Art Fest on

There is unprecedented enthusiasm among young art collectors today for discovering local artists. When it comes to building a local arts scene, young art enthusiasts are in it for the long haul and engaged in community building on an ambitious scale.... Read full article

Shopping Locally VS Shop Local


Do you make a point of shopping locally? What about shopping local? While they might sound same, there’s an important distinction — at least in my mind. When I say “shop locally,” I’m referring to the practice of buying from stores in your community.... Read full article

What Happens When You Shop Local


Here’s what happens when you “shop local.”... Read full article

Rochester Area Community Foundation

by Rochester Area Community Foundation on

Rochester Area Community Foundation, in partnership with generous philanthropists and community partners, works to improve the quality of life for people who live and work in the eight-county region through its leadership and strategic grant making.... Read full article