PBA Newsletter - June 2015
Inspiring Business Vitality   |   Exchanging Ideas   |   Building Connections 

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PBA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES                                          

Eastside YMCA's Kick Off Summer Fun Event 

The Penfield Business Association is hosting a joint community event with the Eastside YMCA on Friday, June 12 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. 

Kick Off Summer Fun is a family friendly event that will also provide an opportunity for PBA members to promote their businesses to the community at large.  Enjoy activities sponsored by businesses, crafts and food.  Inflatable activities if the weather permits. Tour the new expansion! Fun for the whole family! 

This is an event to promote your business  by setting up an informational and interactive table for guests to visit.  Businesses must provide a child-friendly activity at their table. Face painting, temporary tattoo or a child friendly give away are all examples of child-friendly activities. 

Any PBA member interested in this opportunity should email Marie Cinti by May 31.  Please include business name, contact information and activity you are offering on June 12 in the email. 


Don's Original

Friday June 26th
11:45am - 1:00pm

Don's Original Restaurant & Pub
2055 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road (Rt. 250) 

Join us every month for lunch at one of Penfield's many lunch spots. This event is an opportunity for members (and guests) to gather for informal networking & lunch in support of PBA member restaurants.

Reservations are not required but registration is helpful for seating

Bring your business cards to share with members attending.


to Benefit Shepherd Home
Sponsored by Family First Federal Credit Union


Monday July 27th
104:30am - 8:00pm
Penfield Country Club

Join us for another great day of golf and fun for a great cause!

The tournament will once again include a full day of activities:

  • Four-Man Scramble
  • Longest Drive Contest
  • Closest-To-The-Pin Contest
  • Gift Bags and Door Prizes
  • All-you-can-Eat Lunch Buffet
  • Steak Dinner Buffet
  • Prizes for 1st & 2nd place teams (men's, women's, and mixed)
  • Cash and prize raffles, fantastic auction items and a live auction

Sponsors are very much appreciated, so if you can't join us for golf or dinner, consider a sponsorship, donating an item for our Chinese or live auction, or a little something for our golfer gift bags.


Early bird pricing: (thru June 15th)  
$50 dinner only
$100 Tee Sponsor
$150 Flag Sponsor
$750 Lunch Sponsor
$1000 Cart Sponsor
$1500 Dinner Sponsor

Download a Sponsorship Form
Download a Registration Form (Brochure)


Additional PBA events are listed on our website. Visit the Events Calendar to see what else we have coming up and "save the date".
(to have your business' events included, send us an email with the details and any available graphics)                                            

The Gymnastics Training Center of Rochester wins 2015 Telly Award

The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and web commercials, videos and films. The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. The Telly Awards is a widely known and highly respected national and international competition and receives over 12,000 entries annually from all 50 states and many foreign countries.

Sarah Jane Clifford from The Gymnastics Training Center (featured in the film) submitted their "Grow through Movement" video because she was convinced it had winning potential. Turns out she was right, they were a SILVER TELLY winner (the highest honor) in the Health and Fitness category!

Congratulations Gymnastics Training Center of Rochester! 


SHARE your Y with Friends and SAVE


You and your friends can save big! Beginning May 1, 2015, you can help your friends get the support they need and help them get it at a 20% lower member-referred rate. It's easy to invite friends and family to join. Invite as many friends as you want. When a friend joins, you'll both receive a 20% reduced rate on your monthly membership dues at the Y. All you need is an email address, YMCA keytag number, and a friend who is ready to join the Y.


More info 


Europa Deli & Cafe at the Public Market

Saturdays through the summer

Boulder Coffee Building

While you're at the market this summer, be sure to stop into the Boulder Coffee building and get a European sweet treat! If you can't make it to the market, you can always stop into their Penfield location at 1694 Penfield Road.

Europa Deli is a gourmet food store that specializes in European foods from countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Ex-Yugoslavia, and more. 





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
Welcome New Members






For PBA Members, 
by PBA Members. 

Visit these PBA Member businesses and receive the discount or offer indicated:

Don's Original
15% off your bill for PBA members

Gymnastics Training Center of Rochester
Free registration fee to The Gymnastics Training Center of Rochester when signing up to any of our programs offered. This includes Botsford School of Dance and Fit by Five Preschool. $25 value per child.
Offer Valid: March 15, 2015 - December 31, 2015


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


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Dawson Law Firm

Family First logo 2012



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2015 PBA Board of Directors


Jen Novy  - Co-President 

  Frontier Communications

Michael Quinn  - Co-President 

  Pyramid Brokerage

Megan DeFranco  - Vice President 

  Eastside Family YMCA

Paul Dwyer - Treasurer  

  MetLife Auto & Home 

Emily Robbins - Secretary
  Barry York, Inc. 

Mike Smith  

  Penfield Country Club

Jeff Chapman

  Penfield Financial Group   

Jack Best 

  Retire In Time    

Jaime Dengal 

  Hampton Inn Webster    

Sandra Swanson 

  Sandra Swanson LMT    

Rich Klein 

  R&M Energy Services Group    



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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!