Ameriprise Advisor, Katie Castro has been chosen as the December Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Katie has been a financial advisor since 2008 and specializes in divorce and elder transition. She also has expertise in managing the costs of higher education, debt management, and savings strategies. Katie is a Certified Financial Planner and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. For the past 2 years, Katie has been the Chair of the Chamber's Membership Committee and recently was elected Vice President of the Chamber. Outside of the Chamber, Katie serves the community through Foundation for Women's Financial Education, The Advisory Panel on Successful Aging, Girl Scouts, PTA and Penfield Youth Sports.
Fairport Baptist Homes is Business of the Month! Fairport Baptist Homes has been chosen as the November 2017 Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. With a century of heritage, they provide our community with independent housing, senior living, assisted living, rehabilitation, skilled nursing care and in-home care. In addition to being active in our Chamber, Fairport Baptist Homes supports our community through the United Way and champions fundraisers to support their care of our seniors.
Tom Fortunato of Fitness Motivation has been chosen as the October Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Tom is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer operating Fitness Motivation in the Rochester New York area. He loves anything to do with fitness and healthy living. Tom helps others be fit and to feel good about themselves. He believes that everyone, regardless of age, can stay physically active to the level that his or her body allows. Tom trains individuals and small groups. His business has been thriving for the past twelve years.
Ellen Reynolds of AFLAC has been chosen as the September Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Ellen has been an Independent Agent with AFLAC for 18 years. She works with businesses in the Rochester area to provide solutions and benefit enhancements with supplemental insurance for their employees, such as Disability, Dental, Hospital, Cancer, Accident and Life Insurance. Ellen is on the Board of Directors of the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. She has been a Chamber member for over a decade, and spent seven of those years coordinating Chamber events, serving on the Board as Event Chair.
Christopher's Challenge has been selected as the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for August 2017. Based on her family's experience with Leukemia, Kathy Costello started Christopher's Challenge in 1998 with a mission to pay for the typing of potential bone marrow donors, support patients and families during unbearable times, as well as raise money through fund raisers for hospital bone marrow units. Their active participation in our Chamber events and the role they play in delivering health related-community service to our greater area is very much appreciated!
Luke Photography has been chosen as the July Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Patrick Luke has over 29 years of experience. He explains "I specialize in the portrait and commercial/industrial market, where I can more readily apply my understanding of lighting to create unique and visually pleasing images, which really tell the story of the person that I'm photographing, or show the product or facility in new and interesting light. Whether the subject is a high school senior, a CEO, or a new technological product, let's make it noteworthy."
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.
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.
Infogistics IT has been chosen as the April Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Family owned and located on the Erie Canal in the historic village of Fairport since 1996, Infogistics began as a laser printer repair business and cartridge remanufacturer and later acquired a well-established IT company. At Infogistics IT, they deliver complete computer solutions to support the critical technology requirements of small to medium businesses throughout the greater Rochester area. By applying their unique technical skills combined with over 20 years of IT experience, they provide customers with cost effective solutions that deliver efficiency, competitive tools and a stable and worry free IT environment. Clients are from many business sectors including healthcare, contracting, accounting and legal services.
Casa Larga Vineyards has been chosen as the March Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Founders Andy and Ann Colaruotolo shared a vision and a passion for producing good wine that could be shared with friends and family. The winery started as a hobby and then flourished into a business. The first vines were planted in 1974. Just as time marched on from hobby to business, so did the ownership. With the passing of founders Mr. and Mrs. "C," the Colaruotolo children, Andrea C. O'Neil, Mary Jo Telesca, and John Colaruotolo run the business today. Throughout the business, family tradition is enjoyed and furthered.
Just Solutions has been chosen as the February Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Just Solutions is located at 7300 Pittsford Palmyra Rd, Fairport, NY. Just Solutions has been servicing clients in Rochester, NY since 1997. All their technicians are full-time employees who hold the most up-to-date certifications and boast expertise in every area of networking and IT Support. Services include Backup and Disaster Recovery, Managed IT Services, VoIP/Phone Solutions, Xerox Copiers and MFPs.
Maplewood Estates has been chosen as the January Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. The Maplewood Estates, 55 Ayrault Road in Fairport, opened in 1999. Residents reside in studio, one and two-bedroom apartments and have access to a large dining area and a private dining room. The Maplewood community is very family oriented, with larger spaces that can accommodate extended family gatherings. The staff reinforces this family atmosphere as they interact with residents and other staff members. The staff also includes a full-time nurse, from Interim Health Care.
Belview Floorcare has been chosen as the December 2016 Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Belview Floorcare serves the Greater Rochester community with carpet, wood, tile & grout, upholstery, odor, and concrete cleaning, plus floor refinishing and Epoxy installations. The business has a staff of cleaners, trained in a variety of cleaning techniques.
The Independent Group of Companies has been named the November Fairport-Perinton Chamber Business of the month. John Forken started this business almost 30 years ago. John's focus is on helping individuals, businesses and trusts with financial planning. His service is comprehensive and includes: investment insurance, asset management, payroll services, group benefits, and trust administration.
On Cue Content, LLC is November 2016's Business of the Month! Chris Coffey's On Cue Content video production business has been chosen as the October Business of the Month by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce. Chris Coffey specializes in creating easy and affordable website videos. "Adding video to your business website dramatically increases the odds that your site will appear in a web search. Your videos should always provide value, insight and give the viewer a sense of the people who make your business special." said Coffey.
Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that BME Associates are being recognized as the Chamber's September Business of the Month. For more than 25 years, BME Associates, an engineering company, has been proud to partner with outstanding developers to play an integral role in some of the area's most recognized and admired projects, from residential and commercial to office and industrial. Their people are problem solvers, combining experience with creativity to meet challenges and complete projects on time, within budget, and to specifications.
Members of the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce, McConville Considine Cooman & Morin PC, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law are being recognized by the Chamber for their firm's honesty, integrity, and community service. They are the Chamber's August Business of the Month. Paul Barden, Kevin Cooman, Mike McConville, Lou Morin, Amy Varel, and Pete Weishaar are the owners of the firm, which has a 37-year history. They maintain three offices - - 25 East Main Street, Rochester, 100 Packett's Landng, Fairport, and 1754B Penfield Road, Penfield.
The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Embroidery Loft as its July Business of the Month. As a small local business, Embroidery Loft makes embroidered sportswear for individuals, small and mid-sized businesses.
The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Edge Advertising Group has been named the June 2016 Business of the Month! Located in the Box Factory in Fairport, Edge Advertising Group was established in February 2012. Three partners who worked together over the past 14 years founded the company, which currently employs 15 advertising specialists.
Steamer's Hess, also known as Steamer's Basin Trading Company, is being recognized by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce as the May Business of the Month. Steamer's has been in business since 2005 and has owned the visible corner in the Basin since the 1980s. First, they started offering a vehicle repair service. With the addition of the convenience store, they found it to be fun, interacting with returning customers.