PBC Newsletter - July 2017 
Inspiring Business Vitality   |   Exchanging Ideas   |   Building Connections 


Thank you to all who completed the PBC Membership Survey.  The survey is now closed and the Board of Directors hopes to use this member feedback to improve offerings and services where needed.  Thank you again for your participation!  
PBC UPCOMING EVENTS                                         
Broccolo Building

Wednesday, July 26th
11:45am - 1:00pm

Broccolo Tree and Lawn Care
2275 Penfield Road
Fairport, NY 14450

Join us Wednesday, July 26th at Broccolo Tree and Lawn Care for our July Lunch Bunch.  Lunch will be provided by Dahlia's Mediterranean Restaurant, courtesy of The UPS Store located in Baytowne Plaza.  Come see what's new at Broccolo, lear n about the UPS Store and eat delicious Mediterranean food.

This event is an opportunity for members (and guests) to gather for informal networking & lunch in support of PBC member restaurants and/or businesses. 

 RSVP by using the "Register Online" button below.


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Friday, August 24th 
11:45am - 1:00pm

2157 Penfield Road
Penfield, N.Y. 14526
Our August Lunch Bunch is at PBC Member Lindburgers Restaurant.  Join us at this casual, contemporary eatery serving a lengthy menu of creative burgers, plus wings, wraps and sides.

No charge to attend, but attendees pay for their own order.  Register for August Lunch Bunch using the link below. 

Mary Cariola Children_s Center Logo The Penfield Business Chamber is fielding a team to parti cipate in  "Walking on Sunshine," Sunday, September 24th at Veteran's Memorial Park .  Come out for a stroll, support the work being done at Mary Cariola Children's Center and enjoy family activities, food and fun!

Mary Cariola Children's Center helps thousands of children and young adults with complex disabilities.  This year's fundraising event has taken on a special task-- all proceeds will benefit the build of a new residential home right here in Penfield! This home will provide the most innovative and quality care available. 

Consider joining "Team PBC" for this special day.  All team registrations are completed through Crowdrise and you can join our team here.

Click on the link above and select "Join Our Team" on the right hand side of the page. Then invite your own network to support you in this very worthwhile event.
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Business Metamorphosis, LLC is an innovation services company that focuses on opportunities. Services include helping clients find opportunities, organize and manage them, and protect them with patents. Business Metamorphosis LLC  works with patent attorneys to serve clients as needed.

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Planet Fitness provides a unique environment in which anyone can be comfortable-- a Diverse, Judgement Free ZoneĀ® where a lasting, active lifestyle can be built.  Planet Fitness provides a safe, energetic environment, where everyone feels accepted and respected.

(to have your business' events included, send us an email with the details and any available graphics)                                            

Heathwood Memory Care Facility Opening July 13
Heathwood Logo Join Heathwood Assisted Living at Penfield for a Grand Opening event on July 13th at 10:30am.

Heathwood will be serving refreshments, enjoying live entertainment, and giving a first-look at the new Memory Care facilities.

Individuals whose memory is impaired can take advantage of an exceptional program. In a secure, thoughtfully designed environment, specially trained staff members use proven techniques to help residents feel calm and at home.

Click here for more information about the Grand Opening. 

Penfield Players Presents "Farce of Nature"     

Set in Mayhew, Arkansas, "Farce of Nature" highlights one day in the life of the Wilburn family as they try to save their fishing lodge from developers and hide a Chicago gangster in the witness protection program.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. There will be two performances: Saturday, July 29 at 2:00pm and Wednesday, August 2 at 7:30pm at Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Road.

Broccolo Tree and Lawn Offers Community Classes
Broccolo Tree and Lawn Care is offering free horticultural classes to the community.  Classes are held once per month throughout the summer.
See our Community Events page for the class schedule.

Two Great Golf Tournaments Happening in July


On July 17th, the 7th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Shepherd Home will take place at Penfield Country Club.  Proceeds from the tournament benefit this two-bed comfort care home for the terminally ill.  For more information about this tournament, click here
The 21st Annual YMCA East Side District Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 21st at Ravenwood Golf Club in Victor. Proceeds from this annual event provide life-changing health services to children and families in the local community. To join the tournament, click here.

CNB Offering Business Loan Sale

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Learn to Salsa Dance at Itacate

Wednesdays, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Itacate Penfield

Where is the best place to learn how to Salsa Dance in Penfield? At the best Mexican Restaurant in Penfield of course! 

Stop in to Itacate Penfield on Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm - 9:00pm for FREE Salsa Dancing Lessons. 

No cost, no RSVP needed. Just bring a friend and dance the winter blues away! 

Wickham Farms Introduces "Little Book Barn"
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This mobile take-a-book/leave-a-book library was built on the inspiration of 5 -year old Nadia W. of Fairport. Nadia, along with her brother, Arthur, and a little help from her parents, built the rolling barn and stocked it with great books from the Friends of Fairport Public Library and private donations.  The library is free to use and works on the honor system: borrow a book for as long as you like and either return it or replace it with an old favorite! 


Michelle Arbore
Savvy Social Media
THANK YOU to Michelle Arbore of Savvy Social Media for presenting the June Smart Seminar:  Linked In~ How to Make it Rock!  and teaching attendees all about the "new " LinkedIn.  Thank you also to Grande'Vie Senior Living Community for hosting the seminar and preparing a delicious breakfast.


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Wolmering Wireless/Wireless Zone is an authorized Verizon  retailer in the Pen-Fair Plaza, Penfield and has been proudly serving Penfield for 14 years! 

To thank the community, Wolmering Wireless is offering a $25 gift coupon good for any equipment purchase at the store*

Wolmering Wireless recently made a television commercial! Take a look here.

*Cannot be used towards payment of Verizon bill

Do you have some business news you would like to share with the community? A new location or a new addition to your staff? Maybe your business has been recognized recently?
Send us your news to share with the PBC community.  Email us at  
Summer Membership Special ~ Now Through August 15th 

Join the PBC now through August 15th
Get 16 months for the price of 12*
Know a business in Penfield or the surrounding area that would benefit from being a member of the PBC?  Tell them about our Summer Membership Special!  Join before August 15th and get the remainder of 2017 and all of 2018 for the price of one year's membership ~ that's 16 months for the price of 12!

Take advantage of monthly networking opportunities, special business programs, free advertising on our community events page and monthly newsletter, an exclusive online Member Information Center, Member2Member Deals, and more!

No special codes needed, just register online and membership will automatically be extended through 2018.

*Offer for first-time PBC members only.  Not valid on renewals. 




That you can add Member-2-Member Deals to your directory listing on our website using your Member Center login. You can even change them from time to time.

Same for Community Hot Deals - you control the deal, when it's offered, what is offered, and you can change it at any time. You can even schedule a bunch of them to appear and disappear at certain times without having to remember to go back into the system.  The deals show up on your directory listing as well as the links to Hot Deals throughout our website.

If you have forgotten your Member Center login or password, simply go to the Member Center link and click on "Forgot Password". An email will be sent to you with your password or a link to reset your password.

All of this is a FREE ADVERTISING benefit to you as a member of the PBC. And who doesn't like free???

If you need assistance with the Member Center at any time, simply email or call us and we will have someone contact you to help.


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is the first and longest-running
business-focused association  
in the Town of Penfield.
We are dedicated to supporting
the growth and success of
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Help Wanted!

Mary Cariola Teacher Aide

Works under the supervision and direction of the Classroom Teacher and assists the Classroom Teacher in day-to-day classroom activities. Displays sensitivity to cultural diversity of others. Read more here.


Wickham Farms is the hardest FUN job you'll ever have. We are in the "agritainment" business, which means people pay us to have fun on the farm. As an employee, you interact directly with people who are looking for a fun, family-friendly activity. fill out an application  on our website.

All PBC Members are able to create and manage job postings on the Member Information Center (MIC). 

Log-in to the MIC to learn more! 
Did you know that as a Member of the PBC, you are eligible to give and receive Member 2 Member Deals?

Visit these PBC Member businesses and receive the discount or offer indicated:

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10% off Plants at
Broccolo Garden Center

Don's Original
15% off your bill for PBC members


Free registration fee to The Gymnastics Training Center of Rochester when signing up to any of our programs offered. This includes Botsford School of Dance and Fit by Five Preschool. $30 value per child.


$25 gift coupon good for any equipment purchased from store (cannot be used towards your Verizon bill).

This newsletter is brought to you in part thanks to our Premium Members

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2017 PBC Board of Directors

Jen Novy  - President 
  Finger Lakes Technologies Group

Michael Quinn  - Vice-President 
  RE/MAX Plus Real Estate

Matt Rollins - Treasurer  
  Five Star Bank

Sandra Swanson - Secretary
  Sandra Swanson LMT   
Marie Cinti
  Penfield Community Member
Jaime Dengal 
  Hampton Inn Webster  
Bob Lewis
  The Advicoach

Harry Gibbs
  Canandaigua National Bank

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