Fairport Family Dental Named the January 2018 Business of the Month! The husband-wife team of Drs. Jeff and Mary Ann Panara founded Fairport Family Dental to pursue their shared passions of art, science, and service. Now, Fairport Family Dental is the January Fairport-Perinton Chamber Business of the Month. They have reached this milestone with a quarter of a century service through the dental industry, with support from their loyal team. They are known for their state-of-the art equipment for quality service faster and patient comfort. You know them from active involvement in the Chamber, support of Fairport sports, as parishioners of St. John of Rochester, and by being patients!
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.
Congratulations to our newest member Sweet Charity Fairport for a successful grand opening! We wish you the best of luck in the years to come! Here are some photos from a small get together held the night prior. (Photos by Darren Miller of CUSTOM 100).
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.
Active involvement is the key to reaping benefits of Chamber membership and Fitness Motivation is a prime example, now October Fairport-Perinton Chamber Business of the Month.
Kellie Wright, serving on the Chamber membership committee stated, “Our Chamber hosts many types of activities. Some of these activities are monthly, like our Coffees and After Hours events. We also have quarterly membership luncheons. Annually, we host the State of the Town, Village and Schools and the Fairport Fourth of July celebration, including the run, parade, and Party in the Park. Tom Fortunato, who is the owner of Fitness Motivation, can be counted on for his attendance. Tom, along with other members, provides a critical mass of people, which makes these networking events beneficial for all attendees....”
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.
You can be a hero for homeless and abused pets in our community. Join us on Saturday, September 30th, for the Lollypop Farm Barktober Fest Walk for the Animals! It’s the biggest pet-friendly walk and festival to benefit Rochester’s pets in need.
Be part of the march to make lives better by signing up for our 1.5-mile walk around Lollypop Farm. Fundraise on behalf of the pets to help even more homeless and abused animals. Whether you champion alone or form a Tail Waggin' Team with friends, family, co-workers, and other animal lovers, what you raise will make a huge difference in both the lives of animals and humans alike!
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."
Here’s one way to gauge the local economy: Workplace Interiors has been extremely busy lately.
The Fairport-based company sells office furniture and offers a wide variety of related services, like design and project management. The level of busy-ness translates well to economic growth, said company president Scott MacCaull.
The Fairport Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is pleased to announce that construction work for an improved and enlarged public parking lot between Railroad and High Streets in the Village of Fairport has begun. Improvements to the parcel, which is owned by the Fairport IDA, will add 35 additional parking spaces for a total of 61 with an enhanced layout, new lighting and pedestrian walkways, and additional green space and landscaping.
September 15, 2017 is the date for the 25th Advent House Golf Tournament. This popular event is held at Victor Hills Golf Club with a shotgun start at noon. The $110 registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch, gift pack, drinks, NYS Strip Steak buffet dinner, raffles, awards and m
The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce Board hosted a farewell to President Paul West, as he moves to Florida with his family. Paul's Chamber legacy has included tremendous membership growth and increased member engagement.
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.
The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce holds quarterly member meetings, and recently 60 members gathered for the annual meeting at Monroe Golf Club, a luncheon co-sponsored by Tim Shortsleeve of Fairport’s tys, LLP.
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.
Let us pamper you with a Mind, Body, and Spirit WELLNESS EXPO featuring chair massages, blood pressure checks, cooking demos, herbal teas, essential oils, meditation accessories, breast health, arthritis care, exercise and health information, & more.
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.