From the President and CEO
Greece Regional Chamber
Sarah E. Lentini, President and CEO
Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce
Community, Politics and Business
In addition to networking, one of the Greece Regional Chamber's focus areas is education; another is advocacy on behalf of business. We are non-partisan and do not endorse candidates although we do take positions on matters of critical concern to our membership.
Business Voice Guests: Candidates James Maxwell and Joseph Morelle
We believe it is vitally important to provide information to both our membership and the community as a whole, so that they can make informed decisions. To that end, we invited both of the candidates for New York's 25th Congressional District, the seat held by the late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, to join me on the Chamber's monthly radio show, Business Voice. Check out the August podcast of Business Voice, sponsored by Pet$aver Healthy Pet Superstore, featuring Republican Candidate Dr. James Maxell, and look for our October podcast featuring Democratic Candidate Hon. Joseph Morelle.
Listen to the August Podcast:
Congressional Candidates Forum and Reception
On Wednesday, September 19, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, we'll be holding a special congressional candidates reception and forum, where we'll give the community a chance to meet and network informally with the candidates, along with formal remarks by both Dr. James Maxwell and Hon. Joseph Morelle. We'll be announcing the venue and opeing up registration shortly, so stay tuned!
Recent August Networking Events
I want to thank Affinity Orchard Place Apartments for hosting our August 3rd First Friday Business Networking event and to Bernard's Grove for hosting our August 14th After Hours Business Networking event.
Bluegrass at the Blue Barn: Tickets on Sale Now!
The Chamber is once again hosting a very special community event, Bluegrass at the Blue Barn, co-presented by Lattimore Physical Therapy of North Greece and Greg Schaller & The SMS Group @ Merrill Lynch, on Sunday, August 26th, from 4 pm to 8 pm at the beautiful new Blue Barn Cidery on Manitou Road.
Look forward to an afternoon and evening chock full of live music by two bands (Linabelle Bluegrass Band and A Girl Named Genny) and by Greece Performing Arts Society (performing selections from The Addams Family: The Musical), great food including a full summer barbecue dinner buffet (by Forest Hill Catering) and dessert (creme brulee from the Chef at Beatrice Place, Special Touch Bakery pies and cupcakes from Dell's Market & Deli, and assorted dessert trays and coffee/sparkling water from Wegmans), and of course locally crafted cider, wine and beer (cash/credit bar) from Blue Barn Cidery.
BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!
2017 Greece Regional Chamber's Bluegrass at the Blue Barn Event - Photograph by Wayne Panepinto
Fees May Apply
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Upcoming Trips and Travel Opportunities
On August 29th, we'll be joined by one of our travel partners, Collette, to host an informational meeting on our 2019 trip to Australia and New Zealand (From the Outback to the Glaciers). The meeting is open to the public and scheduled to take place at the Chamber offices, 2402 W. Ridge Road, Rochester (Greece), New York.
As always, don't hesitate to reach out with any questions or ideas. You'll see that our fall calendar is already chock full of great educational presentations being led by a variety of experts - many of which started with an idea from a member.
All of us at the Chamber look forward to seeing you soon!