Webster Chamber News September 2020

 

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President's Column 

As we move towards more businesses and activities opening up, the Chamber moves...

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Chamber Board Elections

This Webster Chamber of Commerce Board elections will take place at the September 25th breakfast.

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Breakfast Before Business

Breakfast is on Friday, September 30th at 7:30 am at the Webster Columbus Center.

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October Power Hour

Nationally ranked speaker Doug Johnston will present "Thriving in Conflict" on Friday, October 2nd at 8:00 am.

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Covid 19 Resources

This Webster Chamber of Commerce website page is specifically focused on resources and links ...

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Important Dates to Remember

Check out what is coming up.

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Annual Town Directory

Don't forget to contact the Genesee Valley Pennysaver to advertise in the annual directory.

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Safer Lock Box

The Webster Chamber office has available, the Safer Lock Box.  Drop by between 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

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Job Postings

Do you know someone looking for work?  Check out these openings at our Chamber Members businesses.

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Barry's Column

     

As we move towards more businesses and activities opening up, the Chamber moves along as well. We have transitioned from virtual to in-person Eat, Drink and Connect events, and Breakfast meetings. The events have followed the Governor’s guidance for gathering concerning social distancing, masks, serving food, and limiting attendees.

Our next Breakfast is Friday, September 25th at the Columbus Center on Barrett Drive at 7:30 AM. Total attendees will be limited to 50, social distancing, masks, and food service will follow the Governor’s guidance.

The earlier guidance restrictions issued by the Governor canceled our breakfasts, including our breakfast in May when we would normally conduct our annual election of new Board members. We will be holding those elections at the September breakfast – see the website for the nominations.

Additionally, because our by-laws call for the elections to take place in May, we need to approve a by-laws amendment changing that to September before we hold the Board elections. A copy of the proposed changes is posted on the website.

Our Power Hour presentations will continue to be virtual as that method expands the number of people that can attend giving our members more opportunity to learn about relevant topics. If you have a Power Hour topic that is of interest, email me and I will forward it to our Education Committee. Email me too if you would like to work on that Committee.

If you would like to host an Eat, Drink & Connect event at your business, please let us know. Larger spaces or outdoor spaces are conducive to social spacing. It’s a great way to get other Chamber members into your business and show them what you do!

The kids are back in school (kinda) and the leaves are turning and the cooler weather is coming. That will precipitate more changes (we hope) in the Governor’s guidance and take us down the next precarious path of staying in business and rebuilding.

We are in the renewal cycle for membership dues right now. You have already received your annual bill. Thank you for your ongoing support of the Webster Chamber of Commerce.

In this year of seemingly never-ending new information for our businesses, the Chamber worked hard to keep you informed with the latest information through our dedicated website page on COVID-19, with email blasts, as well as answering your questions via email and phone calls. As we move through the re-opening process, we continue to support and promote all of our members. Your support of the Chamber allows us to continue those efforts to adjust, reopen, and rebuild!

The Chamber’s authoritative website, our educational Power Hours, our gatherings to connect (virtual and now some in person), including our monthly breakfast meetings, our support of the Webster Economic Development Alliance, and your listing in the Chamber directory, to name a few, are ongoing benefits of your Chamber membership.  

In an effort to provide added benefit during the height of the closures and restrictions, the Chamber extended memberships by 3 months (25%) to end on September 30th rather than June 30th. We think the investment in Chamber membership, a little more than $4 a week, gives you a significant return. Considering the advertising benefit of your directory listing improving your search results alone, your Chamber membership is a great investment.

We recognize that businesses are under tremendous strain, including managing cash flow and financial expenditures. The Chamber is prepared to help in a variety of ways for those businesses currently experiencing issues. We don’t want any member to lose the benefits the Chamber provides due to cash flow – we know you need to look into the future and the Chamber is ready to assist you with payment options to keep you in the Chamber family. Please call the Chamber to discuss your options – we can help you maintain your membership and benefits.

Thank you again for your ongoing connection to the community through your Chamber membership – customers and fellow businesses know that Chamber members are connected and committed to our community!    

Nine Ledgers LLC - A bookkeeping company.  Contact Amanda at 585-310-2519 or email her at amanda@nineledgers.com

Subs 23 - A restaurant located at 895 Ridge Road, Webster.  Contact the restaurant at 585-347-6252 or visit their website at www.subs23.com

Western New York Window Cleaning - An exterior cleaning service company located at 1145 Woodbridge Lane, Webster, NY.  Contact Michal Videtti at 585-451-0494, mike@westernnewyorkwindowcleaning.com, or their website at www.westernnewyorkwindowcleaning.com

 

Power Hour

 

Important Dates To Remember

Important Notice

Important notice: At the Breakfast Meeting on September 25th, the Chamber members will be voting on a By-Laws change that will allow for the election of Board members in September (rather than May) because the May meeting was canceled due to the Governor’s guidance. We will also be electing new members to the Board at the same Breakfast meeting. Click here to see the proposed by-laws changes.

 

Legal Notice Board of Directors Election

Genesee Valley Penny Saver Directory

Safer Lock Boxes

 

Do You Have Prescription Drugs That Need To Be Destroyed?

The Webster Health and Education Network has made available to the Webster Chamber, Deterra that permanently destroys medications.  If you have excess supplies of medication that you no longer need, please stop by the chamber to pick up one of these. 

 

 

 

Family First Credit Union (8/21/2020)

Part-time Teller position open at the Webster branch.  Contact Georgia Interlicchia at 585-586-8225 x 146 (click here for job posting information)

Frisbees Landscaping Ponds & Patios (8/10/2020)

We're a Hardscape/Waterfeature company, looking for full-time employee to fill our ranks. Physically fit with valid driver's license.  Paid training.  Knowledge of Hardscapes, and equipment preferred but will train.  Call Lee 585-698-4605

Lakeshore Painting (7/15/2020)

Painter / Finisher Full & Part Time (Rochester / Eastern Suburbs)  Seeking an experienced Painter/Finisher of new residential homes, spraying experience a plus.  Year-round work. Paid vacation and holidays, 401K, Pay is based on experience.  Must have your own car (reliable transportation a must/driver’s license).  Drug screen and criminal background check required.  Call Phil at 585-729-6562 or send email to: LakeshorePainting1@gmail.com

Hair For All Reasons (6/15/2020)

Looking for a Part-Time Assistant for a family-owned and operated salon.  Contact Tracy @ 585-671-0310

Town and Country Enterprises (5/2020)

Town and Country Enterprises Inc is looking for Landscape Technicians https://www.townandcountryent.com/ 

Dairy Queen (3/17/2020)

Dairy Queen in Webster is hiring.  Check out their job openings here:  https://www.snagajob.com/search/w-webster,+ny/q-dairy+queen

Wegmans (3/17/2020)

Wegmans is now hiring.  Check here for more information and job openings:  https://jobs.wegmans.com/category/retail-service-center-jobs/1839/29711/1?utm_source=google.com&utm_campaign=pottsville&utm_medium=search_engine&utm_content=paid_search&ss=paid&dclid=CPyN0NPcoegCFUmnaQodpVwNvg 

Heritage Christian Services (3/12/19)

Heritage Christian Services works with thousands of people in Rochester and Buffalo to make sure they have access to housing, jobs and other things that make life better.

Most of our agency’s 2,500 employees work directly with people who have disabilities. Their work happens where life happens, so sometimes they go with people to art therapy or to a book club or to a movie. But wherever they are, they treat people with respect and dignity.  https://jobs.heritagechristianservices.org/

CDS Life Transitions (added 10/3/18)

CDS Life Transitions have a number of positions they are looking to fill:  At CDS Life Transitions, it is our mission to champion our constituent organizations in providing exceptional, holistic and innovative support for the people they serve. Our visionary, integrated stewardship provides life opportunities and empowers individuals and their families to live more fulfilling and independent lives. CDS Life Transitions offers many wonderful career opportunities. Working here is a rewarding experience that will give you the satisfaction of helping people with Disabilities, Seniors, and/or Veterans in our community to pursue their personal dreams. CDSLT is currently in search of Registered Nurses, Direct Support Professionals, and CDL Drivers, however, our companies are always hiring for a variety of positions. For more information and to see all current postings, visit www.cdslifetransitions.org


 

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