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GENESEE COUNTY/Batavia Downs supports Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester Video News Service [Video]

Left to right, Henry Wojtaszek/Pres/CEO WROTB, Holly Anderson, Executive Director and CEO Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, and Richard Bianchi, Chairman of the Board of Directors/WROTB.

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Contribution a Result of Onsite Event Held in September

BATAVIA –Western Region Off Track Betting (WROTB) President and CEO Henry Wojtaszek presented representatives from the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR) with a check for $19,653 to help support their efforts as they support those to have been touched by breast or gynecologic cancer.

On September 10th, a dinner fundraiser to benefit the BCCR was held inside the Clubhouse in conjunction with a night of racing.   The money was raised by several means including the sponsorship of races by individuals and businesses located in Western NY.  Some monies came from the local harness racing community as some owners, trainers and drivers donated all or a portion of their earnings from the busy September 10thrace card. Through the dinner, donations, several raffles and …

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Fairfield's police chief announces retirement, citing breast cancer diagnosis [Video]

Fairfield's police chief announced Tuesday that she plans to retire by the end of the year, citing her being diagnosed with cancer. Deanna Cantrell became Fairfield's first-ever female chief less than two years ago, and she has been in law enforcement for more than 28 years. "This recent diagnosis has really accelerated my plans for the future," Cantrell said. "I have absolutely loved being your police chief in Fairfield and serving you."