Victor resident joins Friendly Home staff

Donna Auria, of Victor, recently joined Friendly Senior Living’s Friendly Home as development manager.

She will be responsible for the organization’s annual fundraising plan and donor relations. She will oversee the organization of special events and report all fundraising efforts.

Auria brings more than 20 years of experience in the local nonprofit industry. She most recently served as director of community relations at Ontario Arc, where she managed strategic marketing, rebranding efforts, fundraising, event planning, volunteer management and content development.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University.

National Guard promotes Victor soldier

Christopher Cronin, of Victor, was recently promoted to the rank of colonel in the New York Army National Guard.

Cronin is assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential.