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Greece offers many cultural opportunities for both performers and audiences, The Greece Performing Arts Society sponsors the Greece Symphony Orchestra, the Greece Choral Society, groups include the Greece Paint Players theater group and the Suburban Rochester Arts Group, which sponsors an annual art show in August. Greece high schools also contribute to the cultural offerings with a variety of excellent concerts, plays and musicals. The Greece Historical Society maintains the history of the town and operates a museum in the former Gorden Howe home on the site of Greece's Northampton Town Center on Long Pond Road just north of Latta Road. With downtown Rochester only 15 minutes away, Greece residents also have ready access to the many cultural attractions available there.
Greece is know throughout New York State for its progressive town government.The town provides a wide range of municipal services needed in a large, urban community. Its planning department was the first such professionally staffed department in a Monroe County town and has guided the town's evolution from a rural, agricultural community to a large urban community. Approximately 40% of the town is made up of undeveloped rural area.
The town is governed by a town board composed of a supervisor who is elected at-large and 1 council person for each of the 4 wards. The supervisor is the chief executive and fiscal officer of the town. The town municipal offices are located at One Vince Tofany Blvd.
Unity (Park Ridge) Health System provides a comprehensive range of health care services at sites through out the town of Greece.The 154-acre Park Ridge Health Care Campus on Long Pond Road is home to Park Ridge Hospital and its Emergency Department, chemical dependency center and mental health center. Services for older adults include the 120-bed Park Ridge Nursing Home, day health and home care programs and independent living complexes, including the village at Park Ridge. A child care center and a physicians office building are also on campus. The 250-acre Parkway Campus on Island Cottage Road is the site of a 122-bed nursing home and adult day health program an apartment complexes for low-income adults and a medial office building.