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Eight Area Leaders Join the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center Board

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Eight area residents have joined the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center Board to support cancer care and research in the Rochester community.

George N. Abraham, M.D., is director of the Wilmot Cancer Research Fellowship Program and a professor emeritus of medicine, microbiology/immunology and oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  In addition to his passion and belief in the activities of the Wilmot Cancer Center and its staff, he is chair of the Garth Fagan Dance Board of Trustees, and a board member of the Geneva Arts Development Council and St. Michael’s Church.  Abraham lives in Pittsford.

Brian L. Dwyer is administrative vice president of M&T Bank.  He is also chairperson of the board for the Catholic Family Center and lives in Pittsford.

Harold S. Feinbloom is president of Durwood Management, Inc., and a cancer survivor dedicated to cancer research and treatment discoveries.   

The Brighton resident is the founder of Genesee Valley Trust Co, a co-founder of Fort Collins National Bank in Colorado, president of the Joan and Harold Feinbloom Supporting Foundation and is involved in many community agencies related to health, the arts, civic involvement and religion. 

James E. Hammer is president/CEO of Hammer Lithograph Corp., and committed to finding a cure for the disease that has touched members of his family.  He lives in Mendon.

Robert W. Kessler is a partner with Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP.  He is involved with Otetiana Council of Boy Scouts of America, Rochester Area Community Foundation, Country Club of Rochester and Cornell Law School fundraising activities.  He lives in Pittsford.

Stephen C. McCluski of Pittsford is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Bausch & Lomb.  He is also a director with Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Control Delivery Systems, Greater Rochester Enterprise and a trustee at Ithaca College.

Stephen D. Ryan is vice president and senior financial advisor with Merrill Lynch.  He has been a volunteer with the Wilmot Cancer Center for the past few years, serving on its Discovery Ball Gala Evening Sales Committee.  The Brighton resident is also active with scouting and Catholic Charities.

Bruce B. Zicari II, is a partner with The Bonadio Group.  His family founded Nancy & Friends Fighting Cancer, Inc., which supports the Wilmot Cancer Center.  A resident of Penfield, he has volunteered with the Discovery Ball and is also involved with Rochester Italian Charities, Special Olympics Genesee Region, Mercy Outreach Center and Foundation for Charitable Giving, and the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester.


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