August 2022
News & Updates from the PBC
Welcome Aboard!

With an unanimous approval by the Penfield Business Chamber (PBC), the PBC is pleased to welcome Amity Decker, as its new president!

Amity is the Branch Manager at the Canandaigua National Bank in Penfield (four corners) and has been with the branch since 2013. She was the previous secretary of the PBC. She also spearheads the Welcome Brigade Bag program, which has placed informational and promotion items from several participating PBC member businesses into the hands of new Penfield residents every month!

"I'm looking forward to promoting partnerships with local businesses and encourage involvement and participation in all that the Penfield Business Chamber has to offer. I'm very passionate about the Penfield community, its history and future."

Amity hopes to bring some fresh ideas to continue the mission, success, and vitality of the Chamber, so be on the lookout for some new exciting programs!
PBC Positions Available!
The Penfield Business Chamber has several PBC Board positions whose terms are up at the end of October. In order to ensure an effective future for the PBC, we need your help in filling these! Please consider joining a great group of people who volunteer to support PBC member businesses through the coordination and promotion of various networking events and programs, and educational opportunities!
To learn about the duties of each position, please click on the associated link. Available positions are as follows:


If you are interested in one of the above positions, please email a resume or bio, including what position you are interested in to: info@penfieldbusiness.org

Please note that existing board members are welcome to run as a candidate for their current position OR a different position. Thank you!
ATTENTION PBC MEMBERS!
If you haven't created your member account yet, please do so here. This will enable you to register for events, renew and pay your membership, and much more! If you have a new/different contact and/or contact email, please send updated information to: info@penfieldbusiness.org.

Additionally, the Penfield Business Directory will be coming out in November! Need-to-know information, PBC Member listings, and informative articles are included in the Directory! Bring awareness to your business/organization by advertising in it! By doing so, you will also be supporting the PBC, as the Chamber receives a portion of advertising revenue.

Thousands of copies are published and distributed at several pick-up locations throughout the Penfield Community, so reserve your ad space now! Contact Daria Reitknecht for more info!
New Members
The Penfield Business Chamber is thrilled to welcome its new member, Tri-Mar Consulting. Founded with over two decades of experience in the consulting and recruiting fields, Tri-Mar Consulting have a realistic and comprehensive understanding of the current market’s needs. Tri-Mar Consulting specializes in forming long term, multi-project relationships with our clients and partners. By working closely with our clients and partners, Tri-Mar Consulting achieves high quality, cost effective and timely recruiting and staffing solutions. Recruitment Services Our competitive advantage is our people. Tri-Mar Consulting looks not only at an individual’s skills and work habits, but we take a special interest in an individual’s professional growth and pursuit of knowledge. At Tri-Mar Consulting, we are committed to bringing our clients excellence. Our personnel are encouraged to pursue knowledge through a variety of avenues including Industry organizations, associations and user groups; Networking through alumni associations and clubs; Additional training in related areas; and Mentoring.

To learn more about all the services Tri-Mar Consulting offers, visit them here.
News from PBC Members
Beyond Green Solutions welcomes their new Director of Business Development! Tyler Campbell joins with over 20 years of sales experience in various industries, including furniture, software, and recreational. Most recently, he and his team provided software to businesses in the 1st and 3rd party debt collection space to start and successfully run their business. With the experience that he has obtained over the years in the debt collection industry he has joined to ensure the growth and success of Beyond Green Solutions. 
 
Tyler believes in hard work, motivated individuals, and a strong desire to succeed. These 3 attributes combined with honesty, sincerity, transparency and loyalty can make anything happen. He is very involved in is community as a youth football and basketball coach for kids of all ages. He is also the director of the grid kid football program in his community that provides the opportunity for kids 9 to 14 years old to learn and develop the fundamentals of football. His goal is to make a difference in people’s lives, whether it’s to help kids succeed and prepare them for life, or provide service and lending an ear to those in need.
Penfield Public Library Foundation Finger Lakes Winetasting
Selected Reds, Whites, and Rosés with NYS Wine Judge
Saturday, September 10, 4-6 p.m.
at My Wine and Cheese Bar, Too
400 Packetts Landing, Fairport, on the Canal
(includes a cheese plate selected to pair with the wines)
$55/person
Register online on our website, or our Facebook page—details coming soon!

About the Penfield Public Library Foundation

The PPL Foundation grows long-term financial support for the Penfield Public Library. We fundraise through events like our coming September 10th winetasting, and also accept donations in support of the Library. Some of these are made to honor or memorialize friends and family. We are a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

In the past year PPLF has donated two streaming services to the Library, one for music and independent movies, and another for an assortment of programs monthly including Craftsy. We have also donated a children’s author visit with Paul Tobin.

We look forward to your volunteer support or donations! Contact hello.pplf@gmail.com for more information on how to get involved.
Newbrough Piano Studio is now accepting students for a
PIANO COMPETITON TRACK.

Not only do we have all the expertise and tools to prepare for piano competitions, but hold the insider’s view.  

Dr. Newbrough (DMA, AD, Steinway Artist), participated in quite a few prestigious national and international piano competitions, including Leeds (UK), Queen Elizabeth’s (Belgium), and Van Cliburn (USA). He also won 21 first-place awards! During his career, Newbrough has judged many piano competitions, too. Learn more about Newbrough Piano Studio and this competition here.
Peter Gregory Named to the Daily Record's "Power 20 Personal Injury 2022 List
McConville Considine Cooman & Morin, P.C. is pleased to announce that Peter J. Gregory was named to The Daily Record's "Power 20 Personal Injury" list for 2022. In announcing the list, The Daily Record noted that: “The people on this list help attend to the legal needs of clients involved in personal injury cases, and they have helped limit the disruption the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. They are working to push the Rochester legal community forward during a time of uncertainty and change, and we are excited to see what they are able to accomplish going forward.”
Douglas J. Lustig and Mikal J. Krueger Join MCCM
McConville Considine Cooman & Morin P.C. is pleased to announce that Douglas J. Lustig has joined its team as Counsel. Doug, along with Senior Associate Mikal J. Krueger, joins MCCM partner Lou Morin in the firm’s bankruptcy and real estate practice groups. More...
Just Solutions is growing and looking for professional, self-motivated and confident individuals that enjoy helping businesses adopt new technology and grow. If you’re a natural problem solver, then we want you on our team.
The Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf is celebrating it's 25th year in operation. It's mission is to alleviate food insecurity in the Penfield community by providing nutritious food to those in need in a compassionate, respectful, and non-judgmental manner.

We are now busier than ever, serving close to 175 Penfield individuals and families each week with perishable and non-perishable foods. Many of our shelves are very low on items. 

We are encouraging individuals, families, clubs, teams and businesses to support our efforts. We have an easy program called Adopt-A-Shelf, where groups can select one shelf to help keep stocked, just once a quarter throughout the year. 

If you would like more information on Adopting-A -Shelf or how you can support your neighbors, please email penfieldfoodshelf@gmail.com. Please visit our Facebook page and website for more information. Items we are currently low on are:
Applesauce
Beef Stew
Broth
Canned Fruit (not pears)
Coffee (1# packages)
Deodorant
Flour
Hamburger Helper
Laundry Soap
Peanut Butter

Many thanks for your continued support!
The PBC Newsletter is brought to you
by our Premium, Harris Whalen, Rothfuss, and Sherwood Field Members!
Harris Whalen Members
Sherwood Fields Members
Premium Members
2021 - 2022 PBC Board of Directors
Amity Decker, PBC Board President
Steve Conger, PBC Board Vice-President
Aurora Murray, PBC Board Treasurer
PBC Contact Information