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Mar 05 2019

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust named February 2019 Business of the Month!

Their years total 132 and now they have earned the Business of the Month recognition!  This local tenured institution, Canandaigua National Bank (CNB), is represented as a Fairport-Perinton Chamber member by Chris Pedrone, Branch Manager at CNB Perinton.

Chris is a very active member within the Chamber.  He also invites colleagues to attend events, furthering the visibility of the Chamber and its impact on our local business community.

CNB Perinton impacts the local community with an inviting presence - - contemporary office, freshly brewed coffee, local business displays, and available private conference room-meeting space

Feb 01 2019

A local third-generation business has been named the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce's January Business of the Month. Over 80 people have jobs at Burgundy Basin, representing very loyal, long-time key staff members. Their tenure greatly benefits the quality and reliable service delivered.

Our Chamber has found the venue to be spacious for networking and flexible to accommodate overflow crowds at our events. Parking is plentiful too. Best of all, the food is always so tasty and served with top-notch customer service! The Burgundy Basin is committed to provide an affordable venue experience, with transparent pricing, within a comfortable environment, serving memorable eating experiences.

Jan 07 2019

The Chamber's December Business of the Month was awarded to The Inn On Church. Creativity, friendship, history, the Fairport Village - - all in one Inn package! The Inn on Church has progressed from hosting a Chamber After Hours for members and visitors to lodging guests from Italy, China, and England! Their newest community treasure is in the barn.

Dec 03 2018

Brookdale Fairport name November 2018 Business of the Month! November ushered in the awarding of our Chamber Business of the Month - - Brookdale Fairport. This assisted senior living option has served our greater Perinton community since 1997 and is one of Brookdale's 1,039 communities across the country. They are known for socialization, with residents, staff, visitors, and the Chamber! Recently, they hosted our monthly Coffee and have opened their doors to us in the past. Read about how one of their residents impacted you and your loved ones' lives.

Nov 09 2018

From serving Penfield, New York educators to 15,000 members, Family First Federal Credit Union is now a full-service financial institution and was recognized as the Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce October Business of the Month.

In 2019, Family First Credit Union will be celebrating 50 years of service!  After their start of being a credit union for the Penfield school employees, they became a Community Credit Union in 2000.  Now they have four branch offices in Monroe and Wayne Counties.  A new branch will soon be open in Greece.  In all of these offices, they specialize in business lending.  Both business and mortgage lending is processed and serviced locally by Family First.  The Credit Union provides jobs for 60 employees!

Oct 09 2018

The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce is shining the spotlight on Christopher Priest, representative of Cetera Advisors - - second generation within the financial industry, protecting community members through insurance and investments, serving our local educators, active Chamber member. Christopher Priest has been named the Chamber’s August Business of the Month.

Sep 13 2018

The Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce is shining the spotlight on Christopher Priest, representative of Cetera Advisors - - second generation within the financial industry, protecting community members through insurance and investments, serving our local educators, active Chamber member. Christopher Priest has been named the Chamber’s August Business of the Month.

Aug 27 2018

How sweet it is to be Business of the Month! Sweet Charity found that out, as the Chamber's July Business of the Month.  Sweet Charity provides financial support for the Advent House, an outreach ministry of Perinton Ecumenical Ministries, providing care to the dying and their families. Residents pay no fees and Advent House receives no reimbursement for this service. In addition to this service to our community, Sweet Charity is active in the Fairport-Perinton Chamber and Fairport Perinton Merchants Association.

Jul 06 2018

Tys, LLP named June 2018 Business of the Month!  Perinton’s tys, LLP has gained recognition as the June Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month!  The leadership behind tys, LLP involves Tim Shortsleeve, Glen Thomas, Chris York, and Tobin Moon, who started their business in 2010 with the mission to change people’s lives and work hard to become their clients’ trusted business advisors.  Locally, through the leadership of Fairport’s Tim Shortsleeve, tys is known for its individual and business tax accounting, tax planning, consulting, and bookkeeping services.  Their expert niche is within the construction industry, involving bankers and bonding agent resources.  They also serve individuals, to families, to businesses.

Jun 23 2018

Infinit Technology Solutions, an engineering company providing Advanced IT Services and hardware solutions is expanding its offerings to Western New York.

Jun 22 2018

Ashby Tax & Consulting, LLC Named May 2018 Business of the Month!  Our May Business of the Month is Ashby Tax & Consulting, LLC.  Full-service accounting and consulting are the services they deliver to clients throughout the greater Rochester area. They hold the claim-to-fame within the Chamber for hosting our first and only (so far) "progressive" Coffee. When networking with Ashby Tax & Consulting, ask them about their green office.

May 07 2018

Allied Financial Partners has been named the April Business of the Month. They serve businesses, practices, and individuals, helping them work toward their success goals, through accounting, tax, financial planning, benefits, HR, and payroll services. Their active community involvement includes seven Chambers, United Way, JP Morgan Corporate Challenge, Small Business Council of Rochester's Backpack Give Back, and Thanksgiving food basket programs.

May 02 2018

Please support our Chamber members who have made the first-round of the RBJ Reader Rankings.  You can vote daily through May 14!

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Apr 11 2018

Revelations Design Studio is our March Business of the Month. Wendy Rugaber purchased and renamed the salon after working with her mother in the original salon business in Packett's Landing. They are known for their nine stylist choices, along with a nail tech and esthetician. Craftsmanship, techniques and personalization are their values. Wendy has also been a Paul Mitchell Educator for 26 years.

Mar 13 2018

Pride Mark Homes named February 2018 Business of the Month!  Pride Mark Homes takes "pride" in its residential developments and the Fairport-Perinton Chamber takes "pride" in their being a Chamber member.  They have been named the Chamber's February Business of the Month.  Founder James R. Barbato started Pride Mark Homes 46 years ago and is now joined by his son, James P., plus 24 employees.  They build a diversity of residential style communities (green houses, senior living, assistive living, single family, apartments, town homes), plus light commercial buildings.  Their office is located on 1501 PIttsford Victor Road and they also have a design center, Inde, on Route 96, close to the Eastview Mall. For more information:

Feb 02 2018

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!

Jan 02 2018

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.  

Dec 07 2017

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.

Dec 02 2017

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).

Nov 03 2017

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.