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Honeoye Falls weekly times. (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) 1987-1989, July 16, 1987, Image 1

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IlO;!EO'{E FM,LS N.Y. 14472. ~~OYE FJt£ ~ .. WEEKLYL:attTIME s VOL. 104 NO. 29 Independently DeYoted to the Best Interests of Honeoye Falls and Vicinity. HONEOYE FALLS, N.Y. 35c eopy THURSDAY,JULY 16,1987 SIO.OOyear Brainpower Program Recognized The Rochester Brainpower program--a business and community initiative in support of Rochester public education--has been cited by the Monroe County School Boards Association for its role in \helping to strengthen the educational climate across the entire region.\ Plaques were presented by the Association to leaders of the two organizations that have jointly spearheaded business support for the program: John D. Hostutler of Penfield, president of the Industrial Management Council, and Thomas T. Mooney of Pittsford, president of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. \In making this award to the Brainpower program, the School Boards Association applauds the current effort to illlProve the Rochester city schools,\ said Judith A. Wadsworth of Lima, president of the Association. \The caring, concerted initiative now being undertaken is helping to strengthen the educational climate across the entire region.\ The Brainpower program has also been cited by the Empire State Organization of Youth Employment Services during the organization's annual conference last month. The award recognizes Brainpower's \significant contributions in the promotion and advancement of career development, including youth career education, training, and employment.\ The other four clements of the Brainpower program arc the Marketing of Education, designed to enhance community awareness of the imporUlnce of a quality educational program in Rochester; Partnerships, to encourage interested businesses to share their resources or expertise with individual schools; SUlff Development programs, designed to help teachers and adm inistrators grow professionally; and Consulting Resourq:s. to allow the City School District to Ulp the expertise of consulUlnts from Rochester business. Board Asks for More Details On Senior Citizen Housing Project by Ken Hamer TIle Honeoye Falls Planning Board met on Monday and several proposals were discussed and voted on. The Board gave approval to Greenleaf Product.~, 58 N. Main St, to begin construction on their warehouse addition. The company needs this extra storage to accommodate an increase in manufacturing at their other plants. Elliott Frank represented Greenleaf Products at the meeting. The next item on the agenda was the proposed senior citizen complex at Pine Trail. Representatives from Conifer Development, the firm in charge of the project, were in attendance. The complex, as it now sUlnds, would be a 2-story building with a tOUlI of 68 units and would be classified as congregate housing. This means that facilities would be available for the residents to gather together in groups for recreational activities. In addition, some basic services would be provided such as housekeeping, laundry, and even a ride to church. But the Board expressed concern because there was no mention of medical facilities in the plans. Conifer Development recently sent out a survey to area senior citi~.ens who might be interested in this type of housing. They found that of those who responded, most had several sources of income and would be able to pay the higher rent that goes with congregate housing. Those surveyed expressed a need for a certain H11101lnt of security while ut the same time mainulining their independence. Conifer Development hopes that their project will provide this type of atmosphere for its residents. The Board expressed its support for the development but it wants a definite plan set down on paper. The developers, the Board said, need to address the major items such as the lack of a medical facility and the terms of the lease. The Board passed a motion to allow the project to continue in its conceptual form and it expects to hear from Conifer Devc\opment at the next meeting. Finally, the Board discussed proposed plans for the York Street Subdivision. Negotiations arc on-going with property owners in the area and plans for a sewage/drainage system arc in the works. The new system would improve the drainage situation in the area. The planning will continue and work on the project will begin when all the Village agencies approve the plan. ..,j,j J \Better Education Is Everybody's Job\ is the theme of the Rochester Brainpower program--and the Monroe County School Boards Association agrees. Citing the program's initiatives to improve Rochester public education, Judith A. Wadsworth of Lima, Association president, presents a plaque to John D. Hostutler of Penfield, president of the Industrial Management Council. The IMC has jointly spearheaded business support for the Brainpower effort with the Rochester Chamber of Commerce, headed by Thomas T. Mooney of Pittsford, which also received a plaque. Looking on is John J. Woods of Rochester (far left), Association executive director, and Arthur F. Moore (far right), also of Rochester, a Kodak executive on loan to manage the Brainpower program. . Blodgett Elected School Board President Ronald Blodgett, 1588 Bragg Street, Lima, was elected President of the Honeoye Falls- Lima Central School District Board of Education at the Board's July 7 meeting in the District Office. Blodgett, a dairy and crop farmer, will serve during the 1987-88 school year. Mrs. Judith Wadsworth, 1467 Bragg Street, Lima, was elected Vice President of the Board for 1987-88. She recently completed a term as President of the Monroe County School Boards Association. Three newly elected Board members were sworn in during the meeting. They are New Pastor Installed At St. Mark's, Mendon On Sunday, July 19th, in a worship service beginning at 4:00 p.m., the Rev. William A. Dietsche will be insUllled as pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church, 18 Victor-Mendon Rd., Mendon. All members and friends of neighboring Lutheran churehes are cordially invited to attend. A reception will follow the service. The Rev. Dietsche, who comes to us from Middleport, New York, is a graduate of East' Aurora High School; Houghton College, Houghton; and Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, Ontario. He is married to Carolyn J. Maxson, and they have five married children, and five grandchildren. Participating in the Installation Service will be the Rev. Wilferd Hansel, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church, West Henrietta; the Rev. Erwin H. Stechholz, pastor emeritus of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Mendon; the Rev. Dr. Arnold Kromphardt, president of the Eastern District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod; and the visiting Lutheran Clergy. Kenneth Benson, a farmer living at 6608 Main Road, Avon; Gary Palmer, a Pennwalt Corporation official, residing at 1883 Eastwood Drive, Lima; and Stephen Plavcan, owner of Lima Florist and Greenhouses, 2019 Lake Avenue, Lima. They will serve three year temns.

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