Summit Federal Credit Union 
Business of the Month

The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that The Summit Federal Credit Union has been named its January Business of the Month.  The Summit opened its Perinton branch, located at 665 Moseley Road, Fairport, in June 2013. The Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution owned and operated exclusively by its members.    Read more here ....
Lunch & Networking at Tandoor of India
2/25/16  12:00 - 2:00 pm
Join us on February 25th, 2016 at noon for a lunchtime networking event at Tandoor of India (located inside Perinton Square Mall).   Will be pay-at-the-door, however please register so that we can provide a headcount.  Tandoor has a delicious lunch buffet as well as a large menu.  
Lunch Buffet $9.99 per person    Please register here......
Chamber Coffee Hour  2/23/16  8:00 am
You are invited to a coffee hour at Towpath Cafe (6 N Main St. Fairport, NY 14450).  Drop in to discuss what is going on at your business... and what the Chamber can do for you!  The coffee is ready!  We need your input!  No registration required!
Free, no registration required.  Read more here ....
Join Us For a Fun Event.  We Need Spellers

Fairport Area Community Education Trust (FACET) is gearing up for its annual fundraiser, the Community Spelling Bee, on Friday, February 26th from 6-9 pm.   Sponsor a school-based team of educators or register your own team to compete. Read more here for details on this family-friendly event.   The Chamber has sponsored a team and we are looking for Chamber Members to join our team.   More information here...
Celebrate Valentine's Day at Woodcliff

Enjoy a romantic getaway with two specialty packages.  We invite you to feast on fine food at Horizons.  
Make the most of your stay at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa by taking advantage of our Valentine's overnight packages and promotions. 

OCED Issues 2015 Annual Report

Fairport Office of Community + Economic Development reports on project-filled 2015.   Annual Report highlights include:  (full report here)
1.  Assisted the development of new waterfront condos and senior housing facilities with a total project cost of $36,000,000, expected to create close to 50 new jobs.
2.  The Residences at Canalside - 48 canalside condos
3.  High View Senior Apartments - 71 senior apartments
4.  The Memory Care Residences at Creekstone - to serve 56 dementia patients
5.  Approved over $500,000 in commercial loans to local businesses that leveraged $2,200,000 in private investment and estimated to create 25 new jobs.
Kathryn Castro Achieves New Certification

Kathryn Castro, a Financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Fairport, NY has achieved the professional certification of CDFA through The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts™. Castro trained to provide financial information and assistance to include evaluating the tax implications of dividing property and the settlement options for dividing pensions, marital property and awarding of child and spousal support.    

Read more here...


Wanted:  Parade Volunteers

The Chamber conducts the Fairport 4th of July Parade and Party in the Park every year.   We are looking for volunteers who would like to help organize and run this wonderful event.  If you would like to volunteer with us,  please contact us at
Woodcliff Wine Downs 2/25/16 5:00 to 7:00 pm


Hosted by Marc Kreuser and Katie Castro,  Silver Leaf Family Financial Group.   Woodcliff Wine Downs is a fun and relaxing event.   We look forward to making new acquaintances and building ongoing relationships with our clients. Please feel free to bring family and friends.  Join us in Horizons Lounge at Woodcliff Hotel & Spa for cocktails with a beautiful view! For more information or call 315.331.1177 or email 

Welcome New Chamber Members!

Lyons National Bank Financial Services

Small Business Workshops
2/10  8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Memorial Art Gallery, University Ave.
2/16  8:30 am to 12:30 pm, Rochester Business Alliance, 150 State St.
2/24  8:30 am to 11:30 am, Rochester Business Alliance, 150 State St.
Future Chamber Programs. Save the Date!
Networking at Nu-Life Medical Equipment & Supplies
3/10/16  5:00 to 7:00 pm 7300 Pittsford Palmyra Rd, Fairport, NY
Selling Skills for a Small Business
4/13/16 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Lyons National Bank, Fairport Branch