PBA Newsletter - July 2014

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Inspiring Business Vitality   |   Exchanging Ideas   |   Building Connections 
BUSINESS OF THE MONTH                               
Heathwood Assisted Living at Penfield 
100 Elderwood Court
(585) 425-9663 
Heathwood opened its current location in Penfield in May of 2010.  Very often, an older adult needs is a little extra help with the details of everyday living. At Heathwood, they handle all of the cooking and housekeeping so the residents can relax and enjoy life with the security of 24-hour supervision. It's a perfect blend of independence and care, private life and social life..

PBA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES                                          
FRIDAY JULY 4th         
High School to Community Center 
via Penfield Road

The Penfield Business Association once again has a marching position in the Annual 4th of July Parade. All members are welcome to join us to march and hand out flags along the parade route. Note: we encourage you to wear your company t-shirt or polo, however, handing out promotional material is prohibited. 


If interested, please email us so we know to expect you, and meet us at the High School parking lot by 1:15pm for staging.
The parade will be followed food, fun and music at Harris Whalen Park, including fireworks at 10:00pm. See you there!

ONLY 6 DAYS LEFT to get in on the fun!  

Join us for a fun day of golf, networking and connecting, or donate a gift item for our gift auction table. Golf and dinner reservations are being accepted through Monday July 7th, and gift items of all shapes and sizes are most welcome to help promote your business to a crowd of hundreds!


$150 per person to golf 
$50 dinner only          




Monroe Golf Club

July 31, 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Join us for a peek behind the scenes of the 2014 LPGA being held at beautiful Monroe Golf Club. 


Light hors d'oeuvres and networking will begin at 5:30pm.  Then, at 6:00 Monroe Golf Club's General Manager, Scott Ellender, will join our group to share highlights about this year's tournament. Afterwards he will lead us on a tour of Monroe Golf Club and the grounds surrounding where this year's tournament will be held.


Members - $20
Non-Members - $25
Premium Members - one person complimentary, additional attendees pay member rate.







June 15 - August 15 


Know a business that would benefit from being a member of the largest, most active business association in Penfield? Tell them about our Summer Membership Special. Join between June 15 and August 15 at either the General or Premium level and get 18 months* of membership for the price of 12. No codes or special notes needed, just sign up online or send a check to start  taking advantage of our membership benefits  today!


* Based on joining by July 1. Offer valid for new members only. 




Additional PBA events are listed on our website. Visit the Events Calendar to see what else we have coming up and "save the date".

MEMBER NOTES & EVENTS                                                
Penfield Farmer's Market NOW OPEN
Grossman's Garden & Home
Sundays 9am - 1pm


Stop by Grossman's Garden & Home on Sunday mornings to get your fresh local produce and farm goods. Open all season through Christmas.



Angus House Steak Out
Wednesday Evenings
Through September 10th


Wednesday night Steak Outs are back for the summer at Angus House. Live music, a unique outdoor dining experience and of course, steaks on the grill.

Every Wednesday evening starting at 4:00pm, through September 10th.







Summer Classes & Camp Registration NOW OPEN
Gymastics Training Center of Rochester
Summer sessions: June 30 - August 23rd


Give your child to gift of healthy excerise! Sign her or him up for cheer, tumbling, dancing, gymnastics and more. All ages served - from 1 year olds on up.

Visit the GTC website to learn more about the variety of opportunities available. 






Reserve a patio table now for the 2014 Penfield Town Fireworks!
July 4th - 10:00pm


Join the friendly folks at Don's Original Restaurant and Pub and enjoy live music on the patio, a great view of the fireworks, and fantastic food and drinks of course!

Space is limited, so reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Contact Karen at the Pub with reservation requests or for more details! 














18th Annual YMCA Eastside District Golf Tournament
Friday, July 18th
Greystone Golf Club, Walworth


This event, hosted by the Eastside, Bay View, Southeast, and Victor Family YMCAs, has raised more than $330,000 for the Eastside communities since its inception! Funds raised will allow children and families in the Eastside communities to afford Y programs and services and live a better life.

Golfers, diners, and sponsors welcome.

Visit http://rochesterymca.org/eastsidegolf  to register or learn more. 



Eastside Business Expo - Sept. 17th


Save the date for this year's Eastside Business Expo. More details about the location and reserving table space for your business coming soon!






FROM YOUR PBA BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                              


Looking for a way to give back to your local business community? Have a few hours each month to dedicate to helping and meeting other business professionals? Want to get additional exposure for your business while helping out at the same time? Consider joining a PBA Committee or running for a Board of Directors position in the fall. The PBA needs people with expertise or experience in sales, marketing, business writing, community organization, event planning, accounting, business management, and just plain ole networking and community building.  


If interested, send an email  with a little bit about you and how you might contribute, and one of the Board Members will promptly be in touch!  


The Penfield Business Association
is the first and longest-running
business-focused association  
in the Town of Penfield.
We are dedicated to supporting
the growth and success of
our members
and building
business vitality
the community.

For more information visit us at www.penfieldbusiness.org

This newsletter is brought to you in part thanks to our Premium Members


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2014 PBA Board of Directors


Mike Smith  - President 

  Penfield Country Club

Jeff Chapman - Vice President

  Penfield Financial Group   

Paul Dwyer - Treasurer  

  MetLife Auto & Home 

Jennifer Novy - Secretary
  Frontier Communications 

Megan DeFranco

  Eastside Family YMCA 

Tracy Dovi
  Shepherd Home 

Brett Dawson 

  Dawson Law Firm    

Emily Robbins
  Barry York, Inc. 

Brett Dawson 

  Dawson Law Firm    

Jean-Paul LaClair 

  M&T Bank     

Michael Quinn 

  Pyramid Brokerage    

Jack Best 

  Retire In Time    






That you can add Member-2-Member Deals to your directory listing on our website using your Member Center login. You can even change them from time to time.

Same for Community Hot Deals - you control the deal, when it's offered, what is offered, and you can change it at any time. You can even schedule a bunch of them to appear and disappear at certain times without having to remember to go back into the system.  The deals show up on your directory listing as well as the links to Hot Deals throughout our website.

If you have forgotten your Member Center login or password, simply go to the Member Center link and click on "Forgot Password". An email will be sent to you with your password or a link to reset your password.

All of this is a FREE ADVERTISING benefit to you as a member of the PBA. And who doesn't like free???

If you need assistance with the Member Center at any time, simply email or call us and we will have someone contact you to help. We even make on-site training visits, just ask!