23 posts

RocGrowth First Thursday Meetup for Creatives and Startups at Roc Brewing On September 7th

Embrace creative collisions & community synergy! 🎨 Join RocGrowth & StartUp Grind every 1st Thursday. Whether you’re a startup pro, creative, or supporter, come connect, collide, & spark innovation over drinks. Let’s fuel creativity together! 🌟 #RocGrowth #StartUpGrind

RocGrowth Coffee: Every Third Friday at Bar Bantam

WHEN: Friday, August 18th, 2023 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.WHERE: Bantam, The Metropolitan, 1 S. Clinton Ave. (Downtown ROC) What is RocGrowth Coffee?It is an informal morning event that facilitates Creative Collisions among innovators and entrepreneurs who represent the New Rochester. We provide the coffee and set the table for meaningful conversations. […]

First Thursday Meetup for Creatives and Startups at Roc Brewing

WHEN: Thursday, September 7th, 2023 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.WHERE: Roc Brewing, 56 S Union Stree (Downtown ROC) Community collaboration and creative collisions are critical ingredients for a thriving and innovative community. Join RocGrowth and StartUp Grind every First Thursday as we invite everyone who identifies as a startup entrepreneur, creative or supporter (mentor, […]

Steve Dubnik, President, The Strong National Museum of Play 3/22/2023

The Strong Museum of Play and Its Impact Upon RochesterSteve Dubnik – President and CEO In recognition of relaxed pandemic protocols RocGrowth Candids  is joyfully resuming its in-person event, providing a virtual participation option.  We feature regional entrepreneurs and innovators who share their personal stories and describe their journey building successful organizations that have […]

Rochester’s Legacy: Using It to Create the New Rochester 2022-10-12

A discussion with Peter Jemison, Seneca Nation ( Heron Clan),  founder of the Seneca Art & Cultural Center and former site manager of Ganondagan, and Erica Mock,  Executive Director of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiative (FDFI). The Finger Lakes was home to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy centuries before the arrival of Europeans. Peter is the visionary behind […]

Strike the Hammer: Forging a New Rochester By Knowing Our Past 09/07/2022

RocGrowth Community A discussion with historian, Laura Warren Hill, and business leader, Tom Mitchell. Dr. Hill recently published Strike the Hammer: The Black Freedom Struggle in Rochester, New York, 1940-1970 and Mr. Mitchell is the former-CEO of Bergmann Associates and co-founder of Exploring Racism Groups (ERG). Dr. Hill spent 12 years researching three pivotal decades of Rochester’s history, revealing […]