URBAN ACTION: 7/11-7/18


This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

Health-care reform info session

The Rochester Business Journal will host “Health Care Reform,” a panel discussion with local health-care leaders at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24. The speakers are Christopher Booth, president and COO of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield; Jake Flaitz, director of benefits at Paychex; and Steven Goldstein, president and CEO of Strong Memorial Hospital. The event is at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside. Tickets: $45 per person. Register online: http://www.rbj.net/section.asp?PageID=1055.

PFLAG meeting

Rochester Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will co-chair the organization’s regional conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 15. The conference offers educational, legal, and medical presentations to address adolescent transgender issues. And information on the “Dignity for all Students Act” will be provided. The conference is at the Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Avenue. Information: Teri Boerner, 797-7679.


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