September 2016

The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce newsletter has a new look, and is now being delivered right to your inbox every month!  Please take a look and let us know what you think of the new format by taking a brief survey:   CLICK HERE.  We are listening to your suggestions and value your opinion. Thank you for your time!
-Chamber Staff
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The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce is proud to be partnering with the Citizen on a Community Guide & Member Directory. Click on the above image for more info, and please take a moment to make sure the information for your business is correct in our current online member directory by Wednesday, September 14.
Thank you in advance for your participation! 
In This Issue
Welcome New Members!
Upcoming Events
Members in the News: Finger Lakes Radio Group
Members in the News: Seward House Museum
Members in the News: Cayuga Counseling Services
Members in the News: Coast PT
The Business Council
HR One
Welcome New Members!
Bailiwick Market & Cafe,
441 New York Hwy 5
Elbridge, NY
(315) 277-5632

King's Auto Supply346 Clark Street Auburn, NY (315) 253-5464

LeBrun Nissan, 396 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY, (315) 253-7700

Skaneateles Inn on 20
4239 E Genesee Street Rd
Auburn, NY
(315) 685-5751

Save the Date:  Annual Chamber Dinner - "Timeless Cayuga"
Mark your calendars!  This year's Annual Dinner will be held Wednesday, October 26, at the Emerson Park Pavillion! Stay posted for more details!
Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Contact Amy Fuller for more information:
Upcoming Events
Ribbon Cutting - Auburn Community Hospital
Join us for a ribbon cutting at Auburn Community Hospital Tuesday, September 13, noon to 1 p.m in the lower level across from the Auditorium. The hospital is celebrating the acquisition of its new state-of-the-art 3T MRI imaging system. A light lunch will be served. No reservations necessary.  For questions, please contact BridgetteDautrich, bdautrich@auburn, or call (315) 255-7350.

Member Showcase

Join us in beautiful Aurora, NY as we spotlight our members and the benefits of being part of the  Chamber of Commerce!
$5.00 admission for Basic Level Chamber Members, 
$7.00 for non-members. Please call 252-7391 or email  to register.
Spaces Available to showcase YOUR business.  Please email ASAP to inquire about this FREE opportunity! 

Business At Noon - The Commons on St. Anthony

Come network and enjoy lunch at The Commons on St. Anthony!  See the extensive renovations and updates done to the facility and hear about all the services they have to offer. Join us for a Business At Noon at  The Commons on St. Anthony , 3 Saint Anthony Street, Auburn, Tuesday, September 20, 11:30 a.m. - noon. $5.00 admission for Basic Level Chamber Members, $7.00 for non-members. Please call 252-7391 or email to register.

Auburn SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series Begins September 26

Is starting a business right for you?
Attend this comprehensive Monday night workshop series to help you test your new business idea and get started on the right path.  Join us for five two-hour (5:30 - 7:30 p.m) sessions that help you understand the basics of:
  • The concepts involved with assessing a business idea
  • Marketing your product or service,
  • Understanding business financials and how they work
  • How to fund and finance your business


Chamber Ambassadors are gearing up for " Restaurant Week," an event featuring local restaurants and special deals, coming in January 2017! Take a look at their most recent mob to Prison City Pub & Brewery in Auburn on our YouTube channel:

The next LUNCH MOB will be at Fargo Bar & Grill in Aurora, NY, Tuesday, September 27 at noon. Come join us for food & fun!

Taking the Mystery out of Digital Marketing

Thursday, September 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Highland Park Golf Club
3068 Franklin Street Road, Auburn NY 13021
FREE to Chamber members, $15 non-members
This seminar will provide easy to understand answers on digital marketing, website usability, search engine optimization, social media, email marketing, advertising, analytics and more! 
Members in the News:  Finger Lakes Radio Group - Finger Lakes Harvest Wine & Beer Festivals
You've never been to wine festival like this.  Enjoy samplings of over 50 wines and 80 beers! Live music, plenty of food and activities. Tickets and more info at and 

Members in the News:  Seward House Museum
Save the Date:  Join the Seward House Museum for "Harriet Hemings, Thomas Jefferson & the Pursuit of Happiness," a lecture by Dr. Catherine Kerrison.  The lecture will take place at Auburn Public Theater on September 22 at 7:00 pm.  For more information or to purchase tickets visit
Members in the News:  Cayuga Counseling Services
Cayuga Counseling Services (CCS) is contracted with the Cayuga County Department of Social Services to engage and monitor mandatory worksite assignments for individuals receiving temporary assistance/SNAP benefits.  CCS is currently seeking worksites interested in participating in employment programs to promote the development and maintenance of job skills for clients.  There is no expectation for you to pay wages to participants or to have hiring capacity, and positions may be year-round or seasonal.  Worksites are asked to report hours to CCS on a monthly basis.
If your site is interested in participating in this employment program, please call Ruth Stewart at (315) 253-9795 x154 or email  
Members in the News:  Coast PT Recognizes Great Employees
Dr. Matthew J. Przydrozny, PT, DPT, CSCS Matt is always very polite and respectful to those around him. He is a great peer to work with as he is very open to new ideas and giving his input when needed. Matt loves the camaraderie present between all of his coworkers each and every day. Matt loves the outdoors! He enjoys hiking, skiing, cycling, and playing soccer. He also enjoys traveling to new places with family and friends. Matt just recently returned from a trip to Italy!  READ MORE ABOUT MATT>>

Dr. Chad M. LaChance, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS Chad is polite, professional, and always respectful to those around him. He is always willing to help others when needed, and he has a good sense of humor. Chad likes how supportive the staff members are, both office and clinical staff.  He enjoys the laid-back atmosphere of the office and supports the office philosophy of making the patients our priority. Chad is originally from Ballston Spa, NY, in the Saratoga area.  He enjoys spending time outside with friends and family. Chad recently got engaged and will be getting married in 2017!  Congratulations, Chad! READ MORE ABOUT CHAD>>
Chamber Members! If you have an upcoming event or would like to see your business news listed in the newsletter, email or call (315) 252-7291.  

Chamber Members!   The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce is here to help you with announcing your business job openings!
If you have a job opening and would like the Chamber to post it in the newsletter please e-mail the following information to
  • Organization
  • Job Title
  • Whether the position is full-time, part-time, or seasonal
  • Link to full position details
  • Deadline for applications, Contact information for applicants
The Business Council: Testimony to Assembly standing committee on economic development, job creation, commerce and industry

HR One: Employer Information Report Filing Deadline is September 30th

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