Jim Bilotta Elected New Chamber President

At the Chamber's Annual Member Meeting in June, Jim Bilotta was elected Fairport-Perinton Chamber President. Jim is the Branch Manager of Lyons National Bank, Fairport.   For the last 2 years,   Jim has been the Chamber Vice President.   Previously, Jim served on the board and has been a key contributor to the 4th of July 5k Race, Parade, and Party-in-the-Park.    Out-going President Paul West is moving to Florida with his family. Paul has been a member of the Chamber for the last five years; four of which he has served as President. 

Custom 100 is Business of the Month

Custom 100 has been chosen as the June Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce.  Darren Miller is owner and lead designer.  Custom 100's mission is to help communities grow and connect to like-minded people through design. The Chamber of Commerce's President Paul West stated, "The entire membership is appreciative of Darren Miller's contributions to the Chamber through his skill as our Web Master and dedication on the Board of Directors.  Darren's digital expertise has been instrumental in establishing our Chamber's strong identity as the leader of local business."   Read more..... 

July 4th Parade & Party in the Park

Please join us in celebrating a traditional July 4th in Fairport.  Activities include the Firecracker 5K Race at 8:00 am, followed by the Parade at 10:00 am. Party in the Park 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The ever popular Skycoasters will entertain. Bounce Houses and Zip Line for the kids.  Lions Club Food Tent, Effortlessly Healthy Food Truck and Fairport Brewing. Sponsored by Wegmans, Lyons National Bank, Fairport Village and Town of Perinton.  Fun for all members of the Family!  Read more ...
 

Fairport Students Available for Business Internships

The Fairport High School Work Based Learning program continues to identify ways that Fairport High School internship students can work with the Faiport Perinton Chamber of Commerce members.  FHS 2018 senior Ryan Austin is currently working with the Fairport-Perinton Chamber.   Ryan connects with followers of the Chamber's personal LinkedIn page, encouraging them to follow the new business Chamber page at Fairport-Perinton Chamber.  If your business would benefit from a student intern please contact Fairport High School Work Based Learning Coordinator Sandy Hoodak at shoodak@fairport.org.

Don Eaton Awards Agent of the Year

Don Eaton (L) from San Group, Inc. awards Agent of the Year Award at the San Group annual meeting in Worchester MA along with Jeff Siebert (R) of San Group - to Joe Antesberger (M) of Antesberger Risk Management from Beaver Falls, PA.  Awarded to a SAN member agent who demonstrates effective utilization of the AccessPlus facility, inspired leadership and management excellence.   Read more...

Fairport Baptist Homes Golf Tournament 7/19/17

July 19, 2017 Swing For Seniors, Fairport Baptist Homes Golf Tournament.  One of the area's premier golf tournaments is back for another year. To date, this tournament has raised more than $300,000 to fund programs and services that benefit thousands of area seniors. This popular event is held at the award-winning Ravenwood Golf Club in the beautiful Finger Lakes. Always a sell- out, this year we've added a morning tee-off time.  Call Kathleen at 388.2322

Veteran's Workshop July 5th 3:00 pm

Presented by Laura Stradley, Director of Veterans Service Agency.  Their mission is to educate veterans and their families about the benefits they have earned; to represent and guide them in obtaining benefits and services through the VA and the community.
Registration appreciated. 388.2347 Fairport Baptist Homes 4646 Nine Mile Point Road
 

Marci Callan Celebrates 40 Years at FAST

Marci Callan, Head Coach, GM of Fairport Swimming, is celebrating her 40th year.  Marci has served USA Swimming in multiple capacities and also coaches Fairport High School Swimming.   Marci has been at the forefront of implementing science in the sport to benefit swimmers. One such advancement is the use of Triton Wear, a metric measure of progress and performance.  FAST has had 8 Olympic Trial qualifiers in her tenure.  Read more...

Sharp Notions Adds New Services

Sharp Notions is happy to announce expanded services. Recently, they have added On-Site
and Off-Site Staffing, Agile Consulting, Database Implementation, Software Architecture, and Facebook Advertising. Read more...
 

RPO Summer Concert Series

Perfect for a summer's evening! Relax under the stars as Ward Stare and the RPO serenade you with beloved dance music from around the world. Travel to Ireland, Argentina, Vienna, and beyond in this fun, family-friendly program that will have you swaying in your seat, if not dancing in the aisles.  July 4: Independence Day Concert on Main Street Bridge.  July 5: Concerts by the Shore.  July 7: Concert at Geneseo.  July 21: Concert at Frontier Field.  July 22:  CMAC.  July 27: Concert at Temple B'rith Kodesh  Read more...
 

Enjoy Hot Dogs at Casa Larga on 7/2/17

Nothing says the 4th of July like hot dogs! Start your July 4th weekend with the 2017 Hot Dog Challenge. Help us determine the best wine and topping pairing. Tickets are $10 and include one hot dog loaded with 3 toppings and a glass of wine or craft beer. Children's tickets are $3 and include a classic hot dog, bag of chips and juice.  To thank those who serve, Casa Larga offers complimentary tours and tastings to U.S. military through the July 4th weekend and a year-round 20% discount on all wine and wine shop items.  Read more...
 

Maplewood Estates Events

July 8 - Family Carnival Day includes fun games and a visit from an Ice Cream Truck.
July 15 - Garage Sale from 9-2pm.
July 22 -  Family Day Celebration with a visit from The Seneca Park Mobile Zoo from 2-4pm.  
July 29 - ClamBake Buffet at 12:30pm
 

Casa Larga Patio Parties

Party on the patio by the vineyards with live music, local food trucks, wine, and craft beer. Join us all summer long on Thursday nights from 5:30-8:30pm to kick back and enjoy summer time. Purchase your tickets online, in the store, or when you arrive.  Patio Party Packs: Buy 4 tickets, get 1 free! Purchase 5 tickets, use coupon code PATIOPARTY at checkout and you'll receive a $10 discount.  Purchase tickets here...
 

Pottery Painting on 7/30/17

Join us on Sunday, July 30 from 1:00 to 2:30 for a fun event.  Created By Us is a Family-Owned & Operated Art Studio! We love painting & inspiring others.  Our studio is a warm & comforting place to enjoy together!  We look forward to painting with YOU!!  We are located at 3 Railroad Street in the village.   Read more...

Ameripise Employees Help Feed the Hungry

Ameriprise Financial advisors, employees and clients recently came together to help feed Rochester, NY area families. Organized by Silver Leaf Family Financial Group, 18 people volunteered at Foodlink sorting and organizing food for distribution to surrounding counties.  Nationwide, 3,700 Amerirpise volunteered to help the 42 million people, including 13 million children and more than five million seniors, who struggle with hunger in the U.S.  Read more...
 

Shannon Joy on National Radio Program

Fairport resident & syndicated radio host Shannon Joy was featured as an expert on The Glenn Beck Program on June 9th to discuss education & Common Core. Glenn Beck reaches over 10 million listeners every week on his national radio program. The exchange can be heard here... 
 

Chamber Moves to New LinkedIn Page

In the past, the Chamber was using a "personal" LinkedIn page.  We have moved to an organizational page and would like you to follow the Chamber @:  Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce (the hyphen is important and is what differentiates the old from the new page).  Staying connected on multiple communication channels provides visibility for you professionally, as well as your company, and helps to ensure you know about and can take advantage of Chamber benefits. 

Welcome Our New Members

 

Save the Date

August Coffee Hour  8:00 am Aug 9th at McConville Considine Cooman Morin