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Taproot Summer Job Opportunities – Youth and Adult

Taproot Summer Job Opportunities – Youth and Adult

Peer Leader Intern - We have started a youth leaders team to help with organizational planning for this summer's program. We may be able to include up to two more interns for that group (age 16-17). Interested youth should also apply through RochesterWorks, using...

February’s Fantastic Newsletter is Out Now!

February’s Fantastic Newsletter is Out Now!

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Making Chior and Music More Accessible to those with Vision Loss!

SEAC’s Kiki Cassavechia Smith and Joette Vahey from Goodwill Enterprises collaborated this weekend with Mount Hope World Singers for an Interactive Presentation and Sensitivity Training class. The class taught inclusive etiquette and to help the MHWS choir become more...

Point-In-Time on Monroe Ave

Point-In-Time on Monroe Ave

In order for federal funds to make it to transitional and emergency housing efforts, a Point-In-Time (PIT) Count must be undertaken in the last week of January. This is a survey of all unhoused individuals residing in that area, in order to estimate the level of need,...

Searching For Closure: James Hallenbeck

Searching For Closure: James Hallenbeck

James was one of SEAC's of the Tool Shed's earliest, most consistent members. This was released by WXXI on Nov 1st, 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn0lcPXPTm0

Thanks to Birdhouse Brewingfor Their Continued Support!

Thanks to Birdhouse Brewingfor Their Continued Support!

A huge thank you, Birdhouse Brewing for their continued sponsorship support of SEAC’s Tool Shed! Your support ensures this program stays financially sustainable and allows the SEAC and the Tool Shed to deliver on its mission of giving our communities...

Celebrating Italian

Celebrating Italian

Mangiamo! SEAC and the Tool Shed were proud sponsors of the first Italian Heritage Day at the Rochester Public Market. Hundreds of Community Members came to learn, play, sing and dance, and crank out their own homemade fettuccine with our favorite Italian tool!

DIY Education Course Fun- Learning How to Handle a Nail Gun

DIY Education Course Fun- Learning How to Handle a Nail Gun

We had quite a bit of fun at the Tool Shed with Jim and another one of our free DIY education classes! This time we learned nail gun safety and handling, including operation of an air compressor. A huge thanks to Jim, who volunteers his time to share his expertise...

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