Woodcliff Hotel & Spa Business of the Month

Fred Grabosky, The Regional Director of Woodcliff Operations, accepted the Chamber's May Business of the Month award on behalf of Woodcliff Hotel and Spa.  The Chamber has had a long-term relationship with Woodcliff, enjoying their facilities and staff involvement in Chamber events. Woodcliff Hotel and Spa has served its guests for over 30 years, as one of Monroe County's premiere upscale hotels, with a spectacular 30-mile horizon view. The amenities include:  deluxe king or double queen rooms, 12 uniquely themed designer suites, meeting rooms, conference and reception center, outdoor tent for 100 to over 500 guests, nine-hole regulation golf course, full service-health club, indoor/outdoor pool, renowned, Horizons restaurant, and Spa Elan.   Read more..... 

Networking at the Inn on Church 6/6/17  5:00 pm

Join us and your fellow chamber members for a networking event at the Inn on Church!  Stop in from 5-7pm 6/6/2017 to make new relationships and get to know your chamber's members.  This event will be hosted by Angela Herrald and Pam Renfro!  The Inn on Church, 11 West Church Street, Fairport, NY 14450.   Free for Chamber Members.   Register here...

Chamber Annual Member Meeting 6/15/17 Noon

Tim Shortsleeve, a partner at TYS, LLP CPAs is our host for the Chamber's annual member meeting,  June 15th, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Monroe Golf Club. Tim's experience is extensive. He was selected to the Rochester Business Journal's 40 under 40 in 2000 and has continued to build his business acumen, by working with a diverse clientel.  TYS, LLP, has offices in Fairport, NY,  San Ramon, CA and Charleston, SC.   Register here...

Coffee Hour 6/28/17, 8:00 - 9:00 am

You are invited to a coffee hour Wednesday, 6/28/2017, 8:00am to 9:00am, hosted by Tompkins Insurance.  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!  Free, no registration required.  Tompkins Insurance is a full service agency offering business insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits and financial services.  179 Sully's Trail Suite 200, Pittsford, NY 14534   Read more..... 

Daniel S. Williford Wins Prestigious Award

The Daily Record's annual Excellence In Law awards will be celebrated on June 1 at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.   Daniel S. Williford of McConville Considine Cooman & Morin PC is an attorney being recognized as one of the Up & Coming Attorneys. Dan focuses on assisting individuals and families to transfer, preserve, and distribute their assets in accordance with their wishes.  His practice includes estate planning and administration, drafting wills, trusts, health care proxies and durable powers of attorney, as well as related Elder Law areas such as planning for nursing home costs and Medicaid eligibility.  Read more...

Saelig  Introduces New Digital Oscilloscope

Saelig Company, Inc. (www.saelig.com) has introduced the Siglent SDS1202X-E 200MHz Digital Oscilloscope with improved Super Phosphor Technology at a remarkably affordable price.  These technologies have been collectively dubbed by the manufacturer as "SPO" (Super Phosphor Oscilloscope) technology. The low-noise design allows measurements of very small signals, and the scope supports 500uV/div to 10V/div voltage settings, with most of the common adjustments quickly accessible with single-button front-panel control.  Read more...

Rhino Chiropractic Office Opens

Fairport-Perinton Chamber attended the ribbon-cutting for the all new Rhino Chiropractic office.  Board members Jim Bilotta, Diane McClure, and Kellie Wright represented our Chamber.  The Victor and Canandaigua Chambers were also present. Congratulations Dr. Ryan!  
Rhino Chiropractic is a state-of-the-art office specializing in neurologically based chiropractic corrective care for the entire family.  Read more...

FBH Announces Woodlands New Director 

Fairport Baptist Homes welcomes Matt VanAuker, newly appointed Executive Director for the upcoming Woodlands senior living community.  Matt will oversee the operation of The Woodlands, a new, 41 apartment, senior living community located at 10 Stonebrook Drive off route 31 in Fairport.  

FBH Taking Reservations for Woodlands

The Woodlands is a new, 41 apartment, senior living community located at 10 Stonebrook Drive off route 31 in Fairport.  The Woodlands will feature a restaurant and bar with flexible dining packages, worry- free maintenance services, housekeeping, cultural programs for residents, services from Senior Options for Independence (SOFI) and priority consideration to the continuum at Fairport Baptist Homes.  The Woodlands will be opening late fall 2017.  Reservations are being taken now and the next 2 marketing events are June 7 or 8 at 3pm, on site at The Stonebrook Clubhouse.  Call Matt at 388.2314 for more information.  Read more...

iLoveKickboxing Open For Business

Ilovekickboxing is officially open for business!  On Thursday May 18th, there was a ribbon cutting ceremony by Taylor the Builder for businesses that are open in the Whitney Town Center, located at 650 Whitney Rd.   Mike Cortina extends an invitation to all Chamber members and community residents to stop by for a tour.  Read more...

Sand Box Closes Doors

Dianne Chamberlain announced the closing and retirement of The Sandbox Indoor Playground and Consignment.  May 20th was their last day.   The Sandbox was a long time Chamber Member and will be missed by the children who enjoyed playing in their facility.   Thank you for all the wonderful memories! 

Maplewood Estates Events

Maplewood Estates' Jazz Fest, featuring Eastside Swingtet.  Will be held on Saturday, June 17th from 2-3:30pm.  Get a sneak peek before they perform at the Rochester Jazz Festival.
Sherlock Holmes BLACK@BakerStreet. is scheduled for Friday, June 23rd at 4pm. Enjoy an evening of suspense, 
Chef Brad's Summer BBQ is on Saturday, June 24th, 12:30 pm.  Come in and enjoy good food.  See you there!  Please RSVP at (585) 218-9570

Jennifer Nasso celebrates 20 years at Fairport Family Dentistry

You can find Jennifer Nasso sitting at the Front Desk of Fairport Family Dentistry!  Same as she has for the past 20 years!   What has changed and certainly evolved over the years, are her duties.  Jennifer graduated from St. John Fisher College with a Bachelor Degree in Management.  She worked for several years at a local Credit Union before we were lucky enough to have her join our Team.  An organized multi-tasker, Jennifer handles with ease the many aspects of running the day-to-day operations.  She has built a relationship with each and every Patient. They know they can always count on her to go the extra mile to take care of their needs.  Her dedication and commitment, not only to the Doctors, Team, and Dentistry, but to the Patients as well, is outstanding!  Stop by and Congratulate her...you certainly know where she'll be!   Read more...

Fairport Baptist Homes Events

"Living Well for Dementia Caregivers: Research and Support". Is being offered to mprove the quality of life for older adults who provide care for family members on Wednesday, June 14,  3:30pm-4:30pm.
Experience our "Backyard Adventures." Join us for tours, shopping and lunch.  Tours will include the Windmill Farm & Craft Market in Penn Yan.  We pick you up, you adventure. $15 participation fee, not including lunch.  On Saturday, June 17,  10am-4pm.  Space is limited.  Please respond by calling 585.388.2347 or rsvp@fbhcm.org 

Casa Larga Award-Winning Rosés

We are proud to announce the latest awards from Tastings.com (BTI):  2016 Dry Rosé - 91 Points, Exceptional, Best Buy "A very lively and invigorating rosé..."  
2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir - 91 Points, Exceptional, Best Buy "A subtle and nuanced rosé with delicate flavors and elegant style."  Read more...

Just Solutions Offers Cybersecurity Seminar

"Making sure you are compliant with NYS Cybersecurity Regulation" - Join Just Solutions at the Hilton Garden Inn on Wednesday, July 12 for an informative seminar on what you need to do to be compliant.   ATTENTION Finance, CPAs, credit unions, insurance companies, mortgage brokers: The new NYS Department of Financial Services Cyber Liability LAW became effective on March 1 and the compliance deadline is August 28. You also must certify your compliance annually by February 1. Don't put off this assessment and certification.  Register here...

Painting with a Twist Expands

John and Lydia Hahn, owners of Fairport's Painting with a Twist, have expanded to Henrietta in the Win-Jeff Plaza. This summer, both locations are offering kid camps and have partnered up with our friends at Seneca Park Zoo to bring a variety of animals for a live exhibit. We are also partnering with Rochester Science and Museum Center to bring fun, interactive, hands-on experiments to select days this Summer!  Read more... 

Silver Leaf Supports Local Charity

Silver Leaf Family Financial Group hosted another Shred-it and Food Drive Event on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  Thanks to all that participated and helped support the Newark Food Closet!"  Read more...

Voluntary Benefits are More Relevant

Barb Wyffels of Allstate Insurance wants you to know that health care reform and increasing health care costs continues to be a concern for many employers. As the cost of health insurance rises, employers are implementing cost shifting strategies, transferring more of the premiums cost to employees and increasing deductibles and co-payments. Employees are becoming more engaged in their benefits as they shoulder more of the costs. Offering Voluntary Benefits from Allstate is a solution, giving employees an opportunity to protect themselves and their families while providing peace of mind and financial security  With Allstate Benefits, you can offer to your employees a way to offset the rising cost of out of pocket medical expenses."  Watch these videos.  Accident Insurance   Illness Insurance

Tompkins Insurance Volunteers on Day of Caring

Kate Tally and Team Tompkins were on hand at Heritage Christian this year for the United Way Day of Caring. The day was spent raking, weeding, mulching and cleaning up the outdoor seating area for the residents.  Read more...

Casa Larga Events

Patio Parties - Relax and enjoy summer on Casa Larga's patio with Rochester food trucks, live music, wine, beer and sangria. Bring a chair or enjoy our picnic tables for an evening of wine and live music by the vineyard. Parties are rain or shine, every Thursday through August. Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: $10 per person which includes your first beverage.
Public Winery Tours - Start your tour in the Vineyard learning about the history of Casa Larga, the grapes and what makes the Finger Lakes Region of New York such a prime grape-growing region. Continue on to learn about harvesting, fermentation and the aging process. Visit the barrel room, bottling line and learn the fascinating process of making champagne. Finish your tour in our Tasting Room and sample 5 pre-selected wines. Daily at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Cost: $5.00 pp for Tour & Tasting; $7.00 pp includes tour, tasting & commemorative glass.  

Blood Drive  6/15/17  1:00 to 7:00 pm

 Donate blood  in memory of the Fairport Angels on Thursday, June 15, 1:00 to 7:00 pm at St. John of Rochester, 8 Wickford Way.   Donations are made in memory of Hannah Congdon, Bailey Goodman, Meredith McClure, Sara Monnat and Katie Shirley.  Celebrate life and make a difference.   


RPO Concerts

Women Rock June 2 & 3, 2017
Bach & Stravinsky June 4, 2017
Visit Concert Calendar for more details
If you have a group of 10 or more, Jenni Kohler will discount ticket prices and waive handling fees. Contact Jenni Kohler at jkohler@rpo.org call 585-454-7311 x297

FAST Offers Summer Swim Programs

FAIRPORT AREA SWIM TEAM (FAST)! is an educational competitive swimming program that aspires to build the strongest swimmers possible while developing the whole person.  Check our website for summer programs.
Swim and Multisport camps start June 26 at Minerva Deland School and Roundtree Pool Club, More camps at Foreman BOCES Center starting July 10th .  
Contact MCALLAN@FAIRPORT.ORG for more information

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

July 4th Parade and Party in the Park.  Firecracker 4K Race before the parade.