2018 ETHIE Finalists Announced

Rochester, NY—The Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF) announced the finalists for its 2018 ETHIE Awards. The ETHIE recognizes businesses and organizations that do the right thing through strong ethical foundations, aspirations to high standards of business conduct, and the multifaceted nature of ethics in our daily lives. RABEF plans to honor the ETHIE recipients at an awards celebration at Geva Theatre Center on October 22, 2018.

Chairman of the Board Bob Whipple said, “On behalf of RABEF and the Rochester area business community at large, we welcome these finalists to our growing roster of strong, high integrity companies. We are extremely proud that companies like these, who exemplify the highest degree of ethical conduct in the workplace, call the Rochester region their home.”

The 2018 ETHIE Award Finalists are:

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester: A coalition made up of survivors, supporters, a caring staff and a passionate community that has helped hundreds of women (and men) who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester’s mission is to provide support to those touched by a diagnosis of breast cancer, to make access to information and care a priority through education and advocacy, and to empower women and men to participate fully in decisions related to breast cancer.

Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care: A customer-focused approach to commercial and residential lawn care, landscaping, storm water management and a full-service Garden Center. Broccolo knows it matters whom you choose to care for your lawn, trees, shrubs, plants, and gardens and Broccolo has a passion to create the best looking yards in the neighborhood.

CP Rochester: CP Rochester supports individuals of all ages and abilities to determine their own pathway in life. We partner with the individual, their family, and the community to fulfill the individual’s right to live a productive and rewarding life. CP Rochester provides a wide range of quality health, educational, and support services in the greater Rochester area to assist individuals in achieving their goals. CP Rochester envisions a community where people of all abilities lead rewarding lives. Meaningful partnerships are nurtured to ensure all doors are open and opportunities are available for everyone

Faraci Lange: Founded in 1968, Faraci Lange attorneys handle all types of personal injury cases. In addition to having twelve attorneys listed in the prestigious Best Lawyers in America directory under personal injury law, Faraci Lange also has eleven attorneys listed in the Upstate NY Super Lawyers directory. The firm has repeatedly been named as a Best Law Firm in both Rochester and Buffalo for its expertise in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability. Faraci Lange is also listed on Martindale Hubbell’s List of America’s Preeminent Law Firms and was selected as the 9th fastest-growing privately held company in Rochester in 2014 by the Rochester Chamber of Commerce and KPMG.

Jewish Senior Life: Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish Senior Life is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) guided by the values of honoring family and aging in place. Jewish Senior Life offers all levels of care on a single campus, from independent living to skilled nursing care, along with a variety of programs and services for people living outside its campus. Consistently recognized for its high-quality care, customer satisfaction and for being a great place to work, Jewish Senior Life is CARF accredited and was named a 2017-2018 Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report as well as a 2018 Top Workplace by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Jewish Senior Life is a member of the Alliance for Senior Care of Greater Rochester, Leading Age, Leading Age New York, and the Association of Jewish Aging Services.

Ontario County: The government of Ontario County has a vision to be “a vibrant community where every citizen has the opportunity to be healthy, safe, and successful.” Their mission is to provide strategic and responsive public services that are fiscally responsible and sensitive to the diverse and changing needs of the community.

An independent panel of judges carefully and impartially analyzes the completed ETHIE Award entry forms to determine the finalists, which then undergo a site visit by a member of the judging committee. The committee then names recipients of the annual awards.

To purchase tickets for the October 22 ETHIE awards celebration, please go to https://elevaterochester.org/programsevents/award-celebration/