Wed, 03/30/2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Deland House on Main, 1 E Church St, Fairport, NY 14450

The Fairport Perinton Chamber of Commerce presents the State of the Town, Village, and Schools.  Speakers include Brett Provenzano (Fairport Superintendent of Schools), Ciaran Hanna (Perinton Town Supervisor), and Julie Domaratz (Fairport Village Mayor).


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Speed Networking (rescheduled from February)
April 28 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm


Past Events

Virtual Speed Networking with RPCN 2-16-2022

02/16/2022 - 4:00pm

* Postponed due to an emergency. *

The event will be rescheduled for another day.  Please stay tuned for more info.

This virtual networking event is open to visitors and RPCN members, along with Chamber members. It is an opportunity to talk one-on-one with 6 different attendees. The event is professionally orchestrated by Dave Finger, owner of Computer Gardener and member of RPCN. Prizes will be awarded, too! There is a 40 participant maximum.

Virtual Speed Networking with the Rochester Professional Consultants Network (RPCN)
February 16, 4-5:30pm (connect on Zoom at 3:50 to be entered into the networking rotation)
No fee
Location: Zoom



Annual Member Event at Woodcliff 12-08-2021

199 Woodcliff Dr, Fairport, NY 14450

12/08/2021 - 11:00am

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Join us on December 8, 2021 for our Annual Member Luncheon! The event will feature chamber updates, board member vote, pass the mic, and a presentation by Jason Acker, partner & CPA at the Bonadio Group, on tax changes for small business owners.

Face covering/face masks will be required when not seated and eating.


Succession Planning 9/14/2021

09/14/2021 - 12:00pm

If you’re like most business owners, you have worked hard to build your business and at some point in your life would like to benefit from the fruits of your labor. While you may not be ready to transition your business anytime soon, there are many things to consider, well before you take the next step that will have an impact on your personal wealth. 

This event will concentrate on topics related to this process:

  • Importance of the exit planning process
  • Fundamental value of the business and the factors that impact its potential exit value
  • Creating a preliminary exit plan
  • Creating a personal wealth plan that is correlated to your business exit plan
  • Legal considerations relative to exit planning (eventual transition)
  • Options every business owner should consider when deciding how to approach transfer of his or her business either during lifetime or at death

Take your first step toward succession planning by attending this event!


Presented by: 
Mary Ognibene, Partner at McConville Considine Cooman & Morin PC
Jui Trivedi, Managing Director at Next Point LLC
Dan Williford, Partner at McConville Considine Cooman & Morin PC
Lee Woodring, Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management – Woodring | Ponticello & Associates, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

About the Speakers

Mary Ognibene - Mary offers a wide range of experience in corporate law practice, including company formations, negotiation of a wide range of operational contracts important to businesses, and the acquisition process on both buying and selling sides.

Jui Trivedi – Jui is a Certiied Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) who works with clients to design optimal exit strategies and execute business sale processes that will meet their objectives and maximize business value.

Daniel Williford - Dan focuses on assisting individuals and families to transfer, preserve, and distribute their assets in accordance with their wishes.  His practice includes estate planning, estate administration, Elder Law and estate litigation.  

Lee Woodring is an SVP, Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch in Pittsford. Lee has been with Merrill Lynch for over 25 years. One of his areas of focus within his team’s advisory practice is helping business owners with exit and transitions planning. He is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA).  

About MCCM
McConville Considine Cooman & Morin, P.C. is a full-service law firm based in Rochester, New York, providing high-quality legal services to businesses and individuals since 1979.  With over a dozen attorneys and a full paralegal support staff, the firm is well-positioned to right-size services tailored to each client. We are large enough to provide expertise in a broad range of practice areas, yet small enough to devote prompt, personal attention to our clients.
We represent a diverse range of clients located throughout New York State and New England.  They include individuals, numerous manufacturing and service industry businesses, local governments, and health care professionals, provider groups, facilities and associations. We also serve as local counsel to out-of-state clients and their attorneys who have litigation pending in Western New York courts.  For more information, please contact us at 585.546.2500.

About Merrill Lynch Wealth Management – Woodring | Ponticello & Associates, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
Woodring | Ponticello & Associates is a New York based wealth management team that represents successful individuals and families in financial transition, as well as select endowments and non-profits. Their focal point is providing personalized investment structure and customized wealth planning consultation to help accomplish the complex and evolving goals encompassing wealth accumulation, wealth cash-flow planning, capital preservation, and legacy creation guidance. 

About Next Point LLC
Next Point LLC is a full-service Merger & Acquisition Advisory firm serving clients in manufacturing, distribution, and service industries. With offices in Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse, Next Point helps small to mid-sized business owners execute strategic plans to restructure, grow, or sell – but most of all – thrive.


July 4th Parade 2021

Potter Place and Hulburt Road Fairport, NY 14450

07/03/2021 - 10:00am

Are you more than ready for a 4th of July celebration? The Village of Fairport, Town of Perinton, Wegmans, and the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce are!

This year’s celebration will be held on Saturday, July 3, including the traditional Firecracker Five-Mile Run (5K) and the Parade. Unfortunately, the Party-in-the-Park will have to wait until 2022.

The Firecracker 5K begins at 8am at the top of O’Connor Road, at the intersection of Whitney Road. The race will proceed east on Whitney Road, south on Barnum Street, east on Parce Avenue, south on Main Street, turning west at the LiftBridge, proceeding along the canal to the finish at Perinton Park. Register here:

On Saturday, July 3rd, an alternative Parade route and staging area have been selected. in the event that the LiftBridge construction has not been completed. If the LiftBridge is still in the up position for continuing repair, The Parade will form at 9:30am on the corner of Potter Place and Hulburt Road. Both Johanna Perrin School and Minerva Deland School will be used for staging, including Hulbert Road. At 10am, the parade will proceed north on Potter Place, turn west on West Church Street and end at Perinton Park.

Want visibility for your organization or business, or just a fun way to celebrate the holiday? Applications are now being accepted for floats, motorized vehicles, non-motorized vehicles, and marchers, including music. Parade participation is at no cost. Applications are available at:  Parade participants will be contacted individually, using their contact information on the application, by the Fairport-Perinton Chamber President Jim Bilotta.

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Creating Meaningful Connections That Will Increase Your Bottom Line

06/23/2021 - 12:00pm

Creating Meaningful Connections That Will Increase Your Bottom Line

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Noon – 1pm
Zoom (immediately after registering, you will receive the Zoom link)
No fee
Visitors and members are welcomed
Attendance will be limited to 50 participants

Kellie Wright, Co-Owner of Golden Hello Company, has a powerful message to deliver, without all the ‘hoop-la!’ She is fiercely committed to teaching others how to create meaningful connections that help to enhance trust and loyalty among employees, clients, family, and friends.

About Kellie Wright
Kellie Wright is a Speaker and Entrepreneur. She founded the Golden Hello Company with her daughter Kristi Wright. They find unique collections of gifts and place them into eye-catching Golden Hello gift boxes to help companies across the United States more easily express appreciation. The gifts are thoughtful, affordable, appropriate for all genders, and unique; no two boxed collections are alike. Ordering is made easy online.

Golden Hello Company can be found online at and on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, too. Kellie can be reached through our Chamber website directory:



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In light of recent events the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has decided to postpone all in-person events until further notice. During this unprecedented challenge related to the COVID-19 virus, please know that your Chamber of Commerce is working proactively to support the business community. The Town of Perinton & Village of Fairport businesses are taking precautions & available to support the community!

The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce will provide updates as they become available on our news page below: