Business of the Month
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Annual Award Recipients
Each year, the Penfield Business Chamber recognizes businesses in our community with three special awards: Business of the Year, the Daniel Penfield Award, and the Penfield Pride Award. These awards will be presented at our Annual Holiday Party on January 9th. More information on our recipients can be found on our website .
Business of the Year: Given annually by the Penfield Business Chamber to honor a local business that has significantly contributed to the vitality and success of the Penfield business community, the 2020 Award recipient is Wickham Farms .
Daniel Penfield Award: Given annually by the Penfield Business Chamber to honor a local business person who has positively impacted the Penfield business community through his or her community involvement, business practices and overall character, the 2020 Award recipient is Baker Commodities' Bill Schmieder.
Penfield Pride Award: Each year, the Penfield Business Chamber recognizes a local business that rehabilitates an existing building, creates a vibrant new look and becomes a positive addition to Penfield's proud community. The 2020 Award recipient is Radiant Sun Acupuncture .
Upcoming Events
Annual Holiday Party, January 9
Join your fellow PBC members in celebrating the 2019 holiday season. Our Annual Holiday Party will begin at 6PM at Glendoveers.   A buffet dinner will be served and a cash bar will be available. PBC Members are $25, non-members and guests are $35. Please join us as present our Annual Awards to Penfield Community Members.

Special thanks to our event sponsors, Baker Commodities , Dawson Law Firm and Family First Credit Union .
Come join us at Patty Flowerday Dance Studios for a tour and light lunch. This former barn was converted into new space and is now a very active dance studio! Please register so we can order food for all.

R ibbon Cutting - new Dollar Tree!!
There is a new Dollar Tree opening in the Wegmans Plaza. Please join us on Thursday, January 30 at 9am at 2157 Penfield Road.

Recent Events
Morning Spark at Eastside YMCA
It was a brisk morning for a hot cup of coffee and a tour of the expanded Eastside YMCA. Thanks to our hosts for a warm welcome and great start to our morning.
New Texting Capabilities
The Penfield Business Chamber has initiated a new text option for communication. This is an opt-in service and you must text 313131 to be added to the list. Send questions to
Advocacy Survey Input
As mentioned at the Annual Meeting, the PBC Board is expanding its advocacy efforts at the local, county, and state levels of government. We need input from our members on what legislative issues are most important to them. We will then use this information to work in partnership with other local chambers to shape our efforts for the coming year.

Please take a moment to complete a nine-question survey at the following link:
You can also click on the "Take Our Survey" picture above.

There will also be a few questions specific to PBC Chamber Membership. We hope you will use this opportunity to tell us how the PBC can continue to provide good value to its members.
Member News
Bach to Rock Penfield hosted its first Battle of the DJs on December 14th and second Battle of the Bands on December 21st at the Bill Gray's Iceplex. Winners were determined by a panel of volunteer judges.
A huge thank you to our Penfield Chamber members who who sponsored the event: FirstLight , F amily First Federal Credit Union , Don's Original Pub and Restaurant , Acute Kids Pediatric Urgent Care ,
The Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf would like to thank the Penfield community. Due to the generosity and support, they provided 185 families with holiday dinners and presents! They could not do this without any of you! Thank you!!!

Holiday partnerships also happened with a pancake breakfast at Don's Original Pub and Restaurant and a Superfly DMC cookie with canned good donations.
Welcome New Members
Daniel's Creek offers a combination of luxury and contemporary living with the convenience of next door shopping and dining.
We offer affordably priced apartment homes with vaulted ceilings, fireplaces and private entrances. A full clubhouse, fitness center, sauna and 24-hour maintenance are also provided.
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2019-20 PBC Board of Directors
Marie Cinti , PBC Board President
Pat Caufield , PBC Board Vice-President
Tom Dambra , PBC Board Treasurer
Family First Credit Union
Amy Valente , PBC Board Secretary
Toni Allocco , Maxim Spa & Salon
Steve Conger, Spectrum 
Carlo DiPisa , iCommercial Lending
Brandon Mahajar , Astral Power, Inc.
Michael Quinn , ReMax Realty
Daria Reitknecht , Genesee Valley Pennysaver