PBA Newsletter - December 2015
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PBA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES                                          


Monday December 7th
6:00 - 9:00pm

Shadow Lake
1850 Five Mile Line Rd

Join your fellow PBA members in celebrating the 2015 holiday season. Our Annual Holiday Party will begin at 6PM at Shadow Lake. A cash bar and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

Share some holiday cheer with fellow PBA members, local business leaders and friends. We will have an info sharing table as well, so bring your flyers and business cards to spread the word about your business.

This event is FREE for Members and $10 per person for Non-Members and Guests. 

In addition, we are looking for non-perishable donations for the Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf. Please consider bringing one of the following needed items:
  • Baked beans / pork n' beans
  • Tea
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Pudding and jello
  • Mayonnaise
  • Coffee

***RSVP is required ***

All RSVPs must be paid in advance. If paying by mail instead of online, kindly send an email  with guest names before sending a check.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Wednesday December 30th
8:30am - 9:30am

The 5 Mile Cafe
2084 Five Mile Line Road

Instead of lunch this month, let's get together for breakfast during the holiday week. This event is an opportunity for members (and guests) to gather for informal networking in support of PBA member restaurants.

No reservations are required but an
email confirmation is helpful for seating, or you may RSVP by using the "Register Online" button below.

Bring your business cards to share with members attending.



At our Annual Meeting in November, Kim Arnold of Grande'Vie Senior Living and Matt Rollins of Five Star Bank were elected to the PBA Board of Directors. Welcome Kim & Matt, we look forward to serving the Penfield business community with you!

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)                                            
Winter Storage Available Now!

Empire Storage has two locations for on-site self storage units offering month to month rentals. Parking for boats, campers, and misc. vehicles is also available, as well as commercial or industrial garage space. Prices vary based on sizes and usage.

Currently, they have a 1200 s.f. industrial area with a 14 ft. o.h. door, office and powder room available at 305 Commerce Dr. in Henrietta for $1,000/mo + utilities.

Locations include: 1385 Empire Blvd. in Penfield, and 305 Commerce Dr. in Henrietta. Visit http://storageinrochester.com to learn more, or call 585.482.7000.

**Special offer for PBA Members: Get One Month FREE when you rent any storage space for six months or more.

6th Annual Eastside YMCA Holiday Craft Fair

Saturday Dec. 5th
9:00am - 3:00pm
Eastside Family YMCA 
1835 Fairport Nine Mile Point Rd. Penfield

Come do your holiday shopping, support local artists, and a good cause! The Eastside Y's Holiday Craft Fair has 80+ vendors, each unique in their own way. Find jewelry, scarves, paintings, furniture, doll clothes, holiday decor, greeting cards, and more!

Refreshments will be available throughout the day in the Craft Fair Cafe and don't forget to stop by the Bake Sale! This event is free and open to the community. No Y membership needed. Vendor booth fees benefit the Eastside Annual Campaign. 

 Questions? Contact Kailey McCabe at kailey.mccabe@rochesterymca.org or at 585-341-4023. 

It's Turkey Time 2015!

The Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf is ready to collect turkeys for Christmas. 

Here are the details:

They will collect and distribute Christmas turkeys on Saturday, Dec. 19. Please plan to drop off your turkey between 8:00 and 9:00am in the parking lot of the Dolomite Lodge. You won't even need to get out of your car, simply drive up and the crew will be there to accept your turkey. Any size frozen turkey will be accepted.

If you have any questions or want to let them know that you will be donating, email Kathy at penfieldfoodshelf@gmail.com.

Thanks for your continued support!

NOW OPEN in their new location

Across from Wegmans on Penfield Road, at the entrance to Harris Whalen Park. 


It took fifty years (and a few months), but the Special Edition Players' Golden Anniversary DVD's are finally ready! 

This historic DVD contains a professionally produced 30-minute documentary of the history of the Players, a 10-minute presentation, and candid footage taken at our Golden Anniversary dinner earlier this year. 

This DVD full of memories is now on sale for only $11.00. If you live outside the Rochester area and need to have the DVD mailed to you, please add $3.50 for shipping and handling. 

To reserve a copy, please mail a check, payable to the Penfield Players, to Jeff Moon, 110 Calhoun Avenue, Rochester, NY 14606.




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!


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
(Premium Member)
Did you know that as a Member of the PBA, you are eligible to give and receive Member 2 Member Deals?

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

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

Get One Month FREE when you rent any storage space for six months or more.

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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2016 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 
Jeff Chapman
  Penfield Financial Group      
Jaime Dengal 
  Hampton Inn Webster    
Sandra Swanson 
  Sandra Swanson LMT    
Rich Klein 
  R&M Energy Services Group
Kim Arnold 
  Grande'Vie Senior Living
Matt Rollins 
  Five Star Bank
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