Business of the Month
Tompkins Bank of Castile is celebrating its 150 th  year as a full-service, locally managed community bank with 18 branches serving Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, Orleans, Erie, and Monroe Counties. Founded in 1869, Tompkins Bank of Castile has a full array of deposit and loan products and is continuously working within its communities to offer creative depository and financing options.

As a community bank, Tompkins Bank of Castile reinvests deposits held to local businesses and families, helping the economy and employment in this area.   ( ….read more
Recent Events
Town Hall of Business: Opioid Crisis
On Tuesday, May 21 the Penfield, Webster, Irondequoit and Brighton Chambers hosted a Town Hall of Business. Over 50 people attended to hear how this epidemic is affecting our local community. Our thanks to Huther Doyle, the Monroe County Sheriff's Department and Monroe County Health Department for presenting.
Ribbon Cutting: PerformAthletix
On Wednesday, May 22 Town of Penfield Supervisor Tony LaFountain and members of the Penfield Chamber and Town Board welcomed PerformAthletix to their new location in the rear of Panorama Plaza.
Upcoming Events
Rescheduled Joint Networking Event With the Irondequoit Chamber, June 13th
Join us at Murphy's Law overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario for networking on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Mingle with members of these two neighboring chambers, meet new prospects and grow your business. Bring plenty of business cards to share. Guests are always welcome! Our joint networking events routinely have over 50 people attending. What are you waiting for? Join us out on the lake!

Thanks to Met Life - Paul Dwyer for sponsoring.
Topics@12: Don's Original Restaurant and Pub, June 19th

 In addition to our usual networking lunch, Topics@12 will feature an informational component from either the PBC or one of its members. Order your lunch from the Don's Original menu and network with other attendees!! Bring your business cards to share with members attending. Kevin Steklof from Steklof and Company Insurance will be speaking.

No reservations are required but registration is helpful for seating.
Community Events
Town of Penfield/Kiwanis Club of Penfield-Perinton /Penfield Rotary Club Annual Golf Tournament, June 17th

On Monday, June 17, 2019, the Kiwanis Club of Penfield-Perinton Foundation, Staff Volunteers from the Town of Penfield and Penfield Rotary Club will be hosting their 28th annual Charity Golf Tournament at Shadow Lake Golf Club.
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,


June 27st 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Iron Smoke Distillery 
July 30th 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Pelican’s Nest 
August 27th 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Murphy's Law 
Town of Penfield hosts Independence Day Festivities, June 29th
The Town of Penfield is hosting a day of celebration for Independence Day on Saturday June 29th. Parade (10am), bands and food (6-10pm), and fireworks (10pm).

There will be lots of traffic changes. Please check the town website for details.
Canandaigua National Bank Small Business Loan Sales end June 30th
Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf -- Summer Help for Kids
The Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf distributes summer food to families who qualify for free and reduced lunch through the school district. This summer we have over 50 families signed up to receive food. We are in need of some additional items for our July (and August) distributions.  For more information, please contact the Food Shelf .

Food needed by July 1st:
  • 60 applesauce jars or cups
  • 50 cans of chicken breasts
  • 60 packages of cheese or peanut butter crackers
  • 150 cans of ravioli
  • 100 cans of tuna fish
  • 120 jars of jelly (plastic jars)
  • 260 boxes of macaroni and cheese
  • 56 jars of mayonnaise
  • 160 packages of ramen noodles
Drivers and Dispatchers Needed for Bri-Pen Senior Rides
This community volunteer transportation service is for seniors age 65 and older who require transportation to medical appointments, religious services and town community centers. Clients must be ambulatory and not on oxygen (Canes and walkers are fine. Service cannot accommodate wheelchairs.)

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS AND DISPATCHERS ARE NEEDED!   Volunteer drivers are screened and trained by Lifespan’s Give a Lift program and they receive supplemental insurance for their services. Dispatchers work out of their home one day a week 3 hours or less.

Please call 585-340-8674 to request enrollment in the program, to schedule a ride, volunteer or make a donation.
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Parents can give 5% of EVERY Back to School purchase that they make at Staples, directly to their child’s teacher. The program runs through September 15 th .
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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
Steve Conger, Spectrum 
Carlo DiPisa , iCommercial Lending
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