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This site uses the Open Source Content Management System Plone and has been designed to be completely accessible and usable, working in accordance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG v1.0). If there is anything on this site — accessibility or validation related — that is not according to the standard, please contact the Site Administration, and not the Plone Team.

Access keys

Access keys are a navigation device enabling you to get around this web site using your keyboard.

Available access keys

This site uses a setup that closely matches most international recommendations on access keys. These are:

  • 1 — Home Page
  • 2 — Skip to content
  • 3 — Site Map
  • 4 — Search field focus
  • 5 — Advanced Search
  • 6 — Site navigation tree
  • 9 — Contact information
  • 0 — Access Key details

Accessibility Statement

We have undertaken to use our knowledge and understanding of the ways in which different people access the Internet, to develop a web site that is clear and simple for everybody to use.

Validation

We have used XHTML 1.0 and CSS that conforms to specification, as laid out by the W3C because we believe that usability and accessibility must have a solid foundation. If anything on this web site does not validate correctly, please contact the Site Administration, and not the Plone Team.

We have also endeavoured to achieve AA accessibility as measured against version 1.0 of the WCAG. We are aware however, that a number of the checkpoints of the WCAG are subjective — and although we are sure that we have met them squarely, there may be instances where interpretation may vary.

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100K boost by NMotion via its growth accelerator program to Microwash.

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DMC Information (September 13, 2022)

July 2022 Destination Medical Center Information Sheet.  

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Welcoming Week Related Events 2022 (September 12, 2022)

Olmsted County and other community events related to Welcoming Week 2022

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Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication (September 11, 2022)

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Luther College Rochester Semester Cohort (September 10, 2022)

Luther College Rochester Immersion internship placements and coursework information: 2021, 2022 programming information 

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Concept refinement (September 09, 2022)

Expressed as Community Hall - Intercultural Space

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Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program (September 09, 2022)

(1) DMC Announces First Recipients of Main Street Grant Funding 30 Businesses ($1.6M) ; (2) Launching of Main Street Grant 

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Empty Bowls To-Go Fundraiser (September 08, 2022)

Empty Bowls remains a crucial part of Channel One’s work to spread awareness and increase food access for our friends and neighbors. The past year has introduced many obstacles in ensuring that people in our region do not go hungry.

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SBDC South Central Region & LAUNCHKIT Announce New Opportunity Venture Accelerator (NOVA) (September 08, 2022)

Business startup program for BIPOC and other underestimated entrepreneurs. Virtual, flexible pace, scholarships available.

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Transportation: ROCOG Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) (September 07, 2022)

The Rochester-Olmsted Council of Governments (ROCOG) has released a draft of the 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), for a 30-day public comment period. 

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Rochester Nonprofit Consortium Strengthens Relationship with Rochester Area Foundation (September 06, 2022)

The Rochester Nonprofit Consortium (Consortium) has announced its intent to become a program of Rochester Area Foundation (RAF). 

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