PBC Newsletter - March 2018 
Inspiring Business Vitality   |   Exchanging Ideas   |   Building Connections 


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The PBC's second annual Eastside Business and Community Expo will take place on Tuesday, March 20th.  You won't want to miss the event as a clubhouse full of exhibitors showcases all the great things happening on the Eastside! 

Come learn about a variety of businesses and services.  Participate in raffles, beer tastings by K2 Brothers Brewing, giveaways, and loads of opportunities to connect and network with others.

A limited number of tables for exhibitors are still available.  Register online now to reserve yours!

Connect ~ Network ~ Be inspired ~ Have fun!


PBC UPCOMING EVENTS                                         
Chamber on Tap:
Joint Networking Event with
Rochester Women's Network

  Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
5:30-7:30 pm
WhichCraft Brews 
1900 Empire Blvd  
Webster, NY 14580 

The Penfield Business Chamber is partnering with the Rochester Women's Network for an evening of networking at WhichCraft Brews. 

Networking is one of the best ways to grow your business. Increase your prospects and referral opportunities with this special opportunity.

Join us! Get some business done and have fun doing it!

Jillian Jones of Supportive Divorce Solutions is one Corporate Sponsor for the event. 

We are still looking for another Corporate Sponsor.  Let us know if you are interested.


PBC Community Series:
Five Money Questions for Women
Pat Caufield, Edward Jones Investments
Tuesday, April 10th 
7:00-8:30 pm 
Penfield Public Library 
1985 Baird Road 
Penfield, NY 14526 

Women and men have differing considerations when it comes to long-term financial goals.  For instance, because of a woman's average longer life span, your needs may be significantly different from those of your spouse or others.

Does your financial strategy fit your lifestyle and needs?  Join us and learn more as we explore five critical money questions for women.

This event is free and open to the public. 
Patrick Caufield is a financial advisor with Edward Jones. He is Series 7 and 66 Licensed as well as holding his Life Accident and Health license.  He works with individuals and companies to find out what is most important to them and then uses an established process to create tailored strategies to help them achieve their goals.  Patrick Caufield's office is located in the Parkside Commons Plaza at the corner of Route 250 & 441.  
A&J Pharmacy is a throwback to the old days of having a friendly neighborhood pharmacist. We're focused on delivering a personalized 1-on-1 service with the aim of helping to support our clients' health and well-being. We call it the 'A&J Pharmacy Difference'. 

At Class 101 College Planning, our mission is to provide families with expert guidance in the college search, admissions, and financial aid process. Our dedicated college planners help high school students identify their college goals as well as support them in the steps necessary to achieve those goals in the most cost-effective manner possible.

Great Panes is an award-winning business that specializes in custom window treatments and accessories for your home or office setting.  We are a Hunter Douglas Priority Dealer offering custom window shades, blinds and interior shutters, and professional installation of all of the products that we sell.  We enjoy "catering to your design style" and provide shop at home/office appointments for your convenience.
Visit our website for more information or email us to discuss your needs .

Kevin LoCicero, Mortgage Loan Officer, for Tompkins Bank of Castile, directs business development and marketing initiatives to promote the bank's residential loan solutions.  He is focused on total quality satisfaction and helping his mutual partners earn or retain loyalty from their clients. 

Tompkins Bank of Castile is a community bank with 17 offices in the five-county western New York region. Services include complete lines of consumer deposit accounts and loans, business accounts and loans, and leasing. In addition, insurance is offered through an affiliate company, Tompkins Insurance Agencies.  Wealth management, trust and investment services are provided through Tompkins Financial Advisors. 

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Penfield Rotary Club Holds Spring Euchre Tournament March 11th

The 2018 Spring Tournament will be held on Sunday, March 11, at The Legacy at 40 Willow Pond Way in Penfield.  Check-in starts at 2:00, and play starts at 2:30.  Tickets are $20 if purchased by March 10, or $25 at the door.

$1,000+ in prizes will be awarded, including $425 in cash.   Prizes will  be awarded  based on scores from eight games.  Participation will be limited to 100 players.

Admission includes water, coffee, and snacks.  Other beverages and pizza will be available for purchase.

Penfield Food Shelf Plans Easter Food Distribution
The Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf
will be distributing Easter dinner on Saturday, March 31 to their guests. If you are interested in donating a ham for one of the families, please contact the Food Shelf by email .  They are in need of smaller sizes to serve families of 2-4 people (2.5 to 4 pounds), and will need several larger hams, 6-10 pounds. In addition to the hams, they will be collecting canned fruits and boxed brownie mix for the dinners. The brownie mix and canned fruit will need to be dropped off at the Food Shelf by March 27. Drop off for the hams will be at 8:00am Saturday, March 31in the parking lot of the Dolomite Lodge.  

Just Solutions Holds Quarterly Executive Seminar
Just Solutions cordially invites you to their quarterly executive breakfast seminar:   Goodbye POTS... Hello VoIP!
Making Unified Communications & Collaboration a Reality
During this executive breakfast seminar, you'll learn:
  • Why VoIP is a critical piece of your business' infrastructure.
  • What is QoS (quality of service)?
  • What companies or equipment do you avoid?
  • Is VoIP worth it? What are the savings?
  • What the benefits of VoIP are.
  • How to compare services, equipment and pricing.
  • Which VoIP solution is best for your business.
Wednesday, March 21st 7:30 - 9:30 am
Hilton Garden Inn
800 Pittsford Victor Rd.
Pittsford, NY 14534
Limited seats available, RSVP today!
For more details and to register: www.justinc.com/VoIPSeminar  

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 info@penfieldbusiness.org .  





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.


The Penfield Business Chamber 
is the first and longest-running  
business-focused association  
in the Town of Penfield.
We are dedicated to supporting
the growth and success of
our members and building
business vitality throughout
the community.

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St. Patrick's Day?
Are you running a special for St. Patrick's Day?  Perhaps a special menu? Or a special offer/discount?  Let us know so we can help spread the word!

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Edward Jones
Representative Pat Caufield is offering complimentary fiduciary reviews and complimentary portfolio reviews.
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:

Baker Commodities
50% off first trap cleaning with purchase of two year service contract.

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.
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2018 PBC Board of Directors

Jen Novy  - President 

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

Dennis Shew - Treasurer  
  Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate

Pat Caufield 
   Edward Jones   
Tom Dambra
  Family First of New York
Bob Lewis
  Enterprise Performance Matters

Harry Gibbs
  Canandaigua National Bank
Noel Wilfeard
  The UPS Store at Baytowne 
Marie Cinti 
  PBC Programs and Communications Coordinator 
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