Archive for July 2016

NextGen Rochester Member Highlight:  Amy Button

My name is Amy Button and I joined NextGen Rochester in the fall of 2014 following a recommendation from a friend.  After spending a few months on board as a member, I became so invested in the mission and vision of the group that I took a leadership role on the Advisory Board, and I…

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Top 5 Reasons to join NextGen Rochester

NextGen Rochester is a giving circle that is run through the Rochester Area Community Foundation.  What this means is that with our group, other like-minded individuals are coming together and pooling their donations (your membership dues) in to a fund that we use to fulfill grant requests coming from Rochester area nonprofits each year; ensuring that every…

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NextGen Rochester Member Highlight: Zach Armstrong

“My biggest factor in joining NextGen Rochester was that I wanted to get involved in the community, but in doing so, feel like I was having a meaningful impact.” ​My name is Zach Armstrong and I joined NextGen in early 2016.  I am a member of the Marketing Committee and work to help better spread…

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NextGen Rochester Member Highlight: Tim Reetz

My name is Tim Reetz, and I am an advisory board member and have been a part of NextGen Rochester since 2010.  Being raised in Penfield, I’ve chosen to live here because of my family, friends and relatives.  Despite the city’s ongoing challenges with poverty, crime and employment opportunities, choosing to live in Rochester made…

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NextGen Rochester Member Highlight: Andrew Brady

Andrew grew up in Irondequoit but between college and his first job, was out of town for 6 years before returning in 2012.  When he moved back, he knew he wanted to get involved in the community and wanted to be able to meet like-minded peers who were as passionate about Rochester as he was.  Andrew joined NextGen without knowing…

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