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2020 Virtual Recognition Event, Tuesday November 10 at 7 pm est.

2020 High School Chemistry Teacher of the Year–Donna Himmelberg-left with Julie Marshal and Beth Burns, (Fairport High School) Join us to celebrate the achievements of the Rochester ACS Section members and friends! To attend the Recognition Event via Zoom, CLICK HERE on Tuesday evening shortly before 7:00PM EST. Zoom Meeting ID: 845 6668 2810Passcode: 663675Phone-in options are also available. If you would like

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Cancellation of Emerging Technology Lecture and COVID-19 Response

The Rochester Section of the ACS has canceled the March 30th Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture and plans to reschedule the event in Fall 2020. This decision has been made in accordance with the response and policies being implemented by Nazareth College and the Monroe County Department of Public Health. The Local Section Executive Committee Meeting will be held on

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Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture – February 24

The next Rochester ACS Section Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture will take place Monday, February 24 at 7:00 PM in Room 10, Peckham Hall on the Nazareth College Campus (4245 East Ave, Pittsford, NY – map below). The featured speaker will be Dr. Joseph Bringley, Founder & President of Transparent Materials, LLC. The title of his presentation is “BioActive Materials

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Women Chemists Committee Kick-Off Party – March 5th

Join us to celebrate the newly re-established Rochester ACS Section Women Chemists Committee! A WCC Kick-Off Party and Fund Raiser will be held Thursday, March 5th at Trata Restaurant (145 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14620) from 6-8 PM. Registration is $7 and includes hearty appetizers. All funds will go towards the Rochester WCC student travel award. Pre-registration is requested, but

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Open YCC Meeting – February 4th

For 2020, the Rochester Section Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) is focusing on increasing our membership and making people aware of what YCC can offer the community. We are inviting ANY and ALL students from the Rochester area to our next YCC executive committee meeting on February 4th at 7PM. We will be available both digitally as well as in-person at

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Announcing the 2020 Annual Meeting

The 2020 Rochester ACS Section Annual Meeting will take place Wednesday, February 26, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Nox Cocktail Lounge in The Village Gate plaza (302 Goodman St. N, Rochester, NY 14607). Nox is located behind Salena’s Mexican Restaurant.  Please join us for hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, networking, and hearing about what we accomplished in 2019 and what’s in

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Rochester ACS Networking Mixers RETURN! – Starting December 10

The popular Rochester ACS Mixers are back! Join fellow chemists for informal networking and socializing Tuesday, December 10 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Pittsford Pub & Grille (60 N Main St, Pittsford, NY 14534). Plan to meet in the back room with host Steve Tajc of Nazareth College (look for our ACS Local Section banner). Attendees may order drinks from the

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Results of 2019 Local Section Election

We are proud to announce the results of the 2019 Local Section election. Kim Chichester (Secretary), Mark Heitz (Treasurer), Richard Cobb (Councilor), Michael Coleman (Alternate Councilor) and Jim Reynolds (Alternate Councilor) were all running unopposed for their respective positions. The race for three Member-at-Large positions was the only competitive race this year. Four candidates were vying for three open positions.

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