The first proponent (in 1915) of a national day to recognize the contributions of native peoples was Dr. Arthur C. Parker, an early director of the Rochester Museum and Science Center (then known as the Rochester Municipal Museum). Dr. Parker was an archeologist of Seneca heritage.
While September may be a time of plenty for some, there are many in our communities who rely on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to provide their families with fresh produce, grains and dairy products. SNAP recipients comprise a large percentage of families across our region: almost half the households in some City of Rochester zip codes receive SNAP benefits.
The Society for Public Health Education is highlighting May as Women’s Health Month. Addressing the unique challenges to women’s health, they emphasize ways to get active, eat healthy, and avoid unhealthy behaviors, particularly important while safe sheltering during the COVID … Continued