Upcoming Events
Joe Gatt's Food and Cocktails

With the ongoing changes to Facebook's Advertising Platform, it can be easy to fall behind on the latest and greatest way to cut through the digital noise and grow your business using Facebook Ads. This class will be a tutorial on how to do exactly that. We'll go through how to create custom audiences, use Facebook's machine learning to optimize your ads, and the latest tips and tricks.

Sean McKay is the President of Site Hub - a local digital agency founded in 2012. Site Hub was voted Rochester's #1 Digital Marketing Agency in 2018 and runs over $500k in monthly ad spend for their clients. As a Rochester native, Sean takes pride in giving back and especially enjoys helping others utilize the tools, tricks, and tips he has learned along the way.

This event will be held on Thursday, September 12th from 5:30-7:30. Networking, a light dinner, and cash bar will be the focus from 5:30-6:00 with the presentation starting at 6:00 pm.

Fees; Members: $25, Non-Members: $35
Premium Members - One person per business complimentary, additional attendees pay member rate
Registration Deadline: September 6th
Ribbon Cutting at the New Wickham Farms' Location

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for a ribbon cutting at Wickham Farms ' new location at 1315 Sweets Corners Rd. Penfield, NY on Wednesday, September 25 at 5:00 pm.  
 
Tours will be offered from 5:00-5:45 pm with ribbon cutting at 5:15 pm.
Recent Events
Topics@12: SPIEDIElicious !
On July 31, SPIEDIElicious hosted the Chamber's Topics@12 networking lunch. The food was delicious and the company lively. Our presentation centered around our new Ambassador Program. If you are interested in helping a couple new Chamber members become integrated into the PBC and all its offerings, please send us an email to info@penfieldbusiness.org . Being a PBC Ambassador is also a terrific way to network.
NYS Little League Tournament
The Penfield Business Chamber was a sponsor for the NYS Little League Tournament that took place July 22-28 at the Penfield Little League complex on Atlantic Road. Prior to and during the Tournament, the Chamber promoted local businesses through its collection of coupons for the player and coach welcome bags. We also had a tent available during Championship Weekend (July 27-28) for PBC Members to promote their business. The PBC looks to continue its promotion of businesses as the Tournament continues its three year run in Penfield.

The PBC is interested in hearing if/how your business was affected by the NYS Little League Tournament. Please email us to let us know.
Community Events
Connecting Rochester hosting summer events
Connecting Rochester is an organization that hosts events for the purpose of connecting professionals in Rochester. Join us for a few hours this summer to connect with other professionals. Bring a friend! Cash Bar.

August 27th 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Murphy's Law 
5th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf
Don's Original Restaurant and Pub is proud to sponsor the 5th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf on August 26th at Eagle Vale Golf Club.
 
Penfield Rotary Club Meeting August 13
The Penfield Rotary Club will hold its August meeting on Tuesday, August 13 at Noon at Shadow Lake. The speaker will be Laura Stradley, Exec. Director of Veterans Outreach Center. Please email Tara DuMont if you would like to attend.
Member News
FirstLight Fiber Acquires Todd Cable Construction
FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced that it has acquired Todd Cable Construction. This transaction will enhance the Company’s ability to expand its fiber network and facilitate continued growth by adding a proven team with robust construction capabilities and services.   
On Thursday, August 8, Bach to Rock will be providing a DJ at the Baytowne Farmers & Craft Market. The weekly event is held from 4pm-8pm in the tent at BayTowne.
Wickham Farms Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s Moon Landing

Wickham Farms is celebrating America’s rich history by designing their Giant Corn Maze to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s Moon Landing on July 20th, 1969.  They hope to honor America’s heritage and encourage a new generation of Americans to learn about the past and dream about their country’s future. To read more, check out the PBC's Community Events page...
Bach to Rock will be hosting a jammin' Music Fest & DJ Dance Party on the House of Guitars outdoor I-Square stage. There will be live music from kid bands, solo instrumentalists and vocalists, followed by a DJ Dance Party! The party will be on Saturday August 31st from 1-5pm

This event is free and open to the public!
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Welcome New Members
We would like to welcome our newest members.
Welcome to our practice. We take great pride in providing high-quality comprehensive dentistry. We are continually advancing our education and staying current with the latest oral health research, technology, and materials. From your first visit, we spend time getting to know you as an individual and building a relationship of trust. As physicians of the mouth, we will perform a complete examination looking at the health of your joints, facial musculature, and any signs of oral pathology. Our goal in care is to give our patients the knowledge and tools to focus on oral disease prevention. Our patients are part of a team. We celebrate improvements in oral and systemic health that come from shared treatment goals, communication, and knowledge.

At Gray CPA, we know that accounting is more than just multiplication and division; it is about adding value. Our mission is to provide extraordinary client services for the people we serve – both individuals and business people. That is why we assembled a team of professionals committed to providing personalized service beyond the scope offered by most CPA firms.
New Ways to Connect
Penfield Business Chamber has joined two new communication tools. Look for us on these applications.

Instagram account name: penfieldbusiness
Alignable account name: Penfield Business Chamber
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2018-19 PBC Board of Directors
Marie Cinti , PBC Board President
Pat Caufield , PBC Board Vice-President
Dennis Shew , PBC Board Treasurer
Amy Valente , PBC Board Secretary
Jen Novy , PBC Past President
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