12th Annual Signature Luncheon

alt Join us for the 12th Annual Signature Luncheon held on October 15, 2015, 12:00 p.m., at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Celebrate with us as we honor Rochester's outstanding volunteers for their advocacy, commitment to reducing poverty, building a stronger community, and advancing equity-oriented structural change. Come hear our keynote speaker, Dr. Leonard Brock, Director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, share his personal story and inform us on the progress of the initiative and how we, as a community, can become a part of changing lives forever.  

During the luncheon four volunteers will be commemorated with these very prestigious awards. Click here to purchase ticket/s. 

The James M. McCuller Award for Excellence, first given in 1994 was created to recognize individuals who exemplify the attributes demonstrated by the late James McCuller, former ABC Executive Director.  He believed in constantly striving to improve himself and those he served. We are honored to award Jerome Underwood as this year's recipient. Mr. Underwood serves as Senior Director of Youth Development and Family Services at the Rochester City School District and as an ABC board member. 

Since 1984 the Lena M. Gantt Distinguished Community Service Award has been presented to honor an individual whose record of dedicated community service bests reflects the life work of Lena M. Gantt a devoted community advocate. This year we honor Michele Cooley.

Elliott Landsman Head Start Community Volunteer Award observes a Head Start community volunteer whose leadership and commitment to our mission embodies the extraordinary support and passion of Elliott Landsman. We proudly present this year's award to Pediatric Links with the Community.

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Eric Mower + Associates      Monroe Plan for Medical Care     R.I.T


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Become a partner today! Sponsoring ABC’s Signature Luncheon is one way businesses in our community can sustain the agency’s work to help people help themselves.  The event is attended by 500 guests and offers several attractive sponsorship opportunities to learn more, call or email Cherise Jordan, 585-325-5116 x4554, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .