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It’s almost time!🎉 Mark your calendar! Glow Sunless Tanning has been planning for months to bring you a fabulous event!!

Stop in the week of their anniversary, November 29th - December 3rd: have a glass of champagne 🥂, enjoy some goodies 🍪, shop 🛍️ and grab your raffle ...tickets!!!

Here is the lineup of events for the week:

◼️ Tuesday, November 29th 4-8 pm
MOi Pop-Up with owner Amy Van DerVyver will be at Glow with her new hair care line, MOi for blondes!!

◼️ Wednesday, November 30th is our actual 15 yr anniversary! $15 Custom Spray Tans all day!! Appointments are almost full! Visit our website to get your spot! ALSO, Miss Jillisa Lynn owner of Hint Of Her will be at Glow 4pm-7pm with her amazing line of honey 🍯 Doing taste testing and available to purchase! It is delicious!

◼️ Thursday, December 1st 4 pm -8 pm Upstate Threads Pop-Up 👚 with the latest trends!!! If you haven’t been to this boutique in Pittsford, it’s a must!! Be sure to stop in & shop for some new fits!!! @shopupstatethreads

◼️ Friday, December 2nd 5 pm-7:30 pm Will be our official salon Grand Opening & Ribbon cutting (5pm) for our new location in Pittsford! There will be champagne and yummy charcuterie boards 😋
This will be a special night. Thank you @black_bird_design_ for our beautiful Step and Repeat!
Photographer @j.angel_photography

◼️ Saturday, December 3rd 10am-3pm
Kyri Permanent Jewelry will be at Glow!! Forever jewelry has been a huge trend this year & we are so excited to have you at Glow!

***APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED

We are now offering TWO Shuttle Stops to and from Candlelight Night!

SUTHERLAND SHUTTLE: Starts at 5:00 p.m.
Pick Up: Sutherland High School (High School Bus)
Drop Off: Lincoln Street at Main Street

PITTSFORD PLAZA SHUTTLE: Starts at 5:00 p.m.
Pick Up: in front of ...Century Liquor (The Highlands Bus)
Drop Off: Lincoln Street at Main Street

FROM CANDLELIGHT NIGHT
All pickups: Lincoln Street at Main Street
Last bus departs at 7:50 p.m. No service after that time

For any questions, please contact us at:
▶ Pittsfordchamber.org

#pittsfordny #rocny #holidayseason

Discover the year-round beauty of Pittsford. Pittsford has so much to offer all those who visit, live, or work here.

Picture Credit: Fine Art America ✨

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#pittsfordny #rocny #community

Wishing everybody a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Pittsford Chamber of Commerce! 🍗🍁🍂

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#thanksgiving #giving #thankful

Catch Pittsford Wines on December 6th between 5pm - 8pm at Candlelight Night! Located at Schoen Place, stop in for great deals, amazing company, and of course, a FREE WINE TASTING!

Looking forward to seeing ya'll!
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#candlelightnight #winterfun ...#rocny

The State of Pittsford 2022 presentation video is now online in the townofpittsford.com archives; check it out 👉 https://bit.ly/2022-state-of-pittsford

#pittsfordny #community #rocny

With the historic Erie Canal, beautiful biking and walking trails, parks, clubs and the perfect combination of big-box and our charming local shops that are unique just to us…we know you’ll love it, too.

#community #pittsfordny #rochester

Watch out, The Grinch is coming to Pittsford!! 🎄

Thank you Messner Flooring for providing snapshots of our 'favorite' holiday character as he ventures around Pittsford, NY. Make sure to catch him on December 6th hanging with Messner Flooring as they hand out refreshments and ...talk about their services.

For more information, visit our website today:
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#thegrinch #christmas #messnerflooring #rocny

Since 1971, Thirsty's Pittsford has notoriously been known as the white brick building with no sign. So make sure to gather together, drink, and experience a recently updated outdoor beer garden!

Check them out: Thirstys1971.com
#pittsfordny #roceats #foodie

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Rachel’s Mediterranean Grill Now Open

The Pittsford Chamber of Commerce, along with Mayor Robert Corby, and Town Supervisor, Bill Smith, welcomed Rachel’s Mediterranean Grill to Pittsford!
The new restaurant opened it’s doors on Friday, March 6. They have been opened in the Buffalo market for many years. The Pittsford location is the 2nd Rochester location to open within a week of each other. Rachel’s offers Mediterranean fare. Stop by yourself to see how fresh and delicious their food is!

Pittsford Restaurants Offering Food Services

UPDATED 3/28/20
This is a list of restaurants that are open and the services they are providing. Please keep our businesses in mind as a resource for your food.
Erie Grill: 41 N. Main St., Take Out 8 am- 8 pm
JoJo Bistro: 60 N. Main St. Online orders for take out W-Sat 4-8 PM
Label 7: Temporarily Closed. Can purchase gift cards for future use
Lock 32 Brewing Co.: Curbside pick up of 32 oz crowlers
Pittsford Pub: 60 N.Main St. Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery (3-5 mi radius), Grub Hub
Rachel’s Mediterranean: 5 State St., Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery
Village Bakery: Pick up or Delivery W-Sun 9-11 a.m. Order by 12pm for the following day. Starting March 20. $50 delivery minimum with $10 delivery charge.
Aladdin’s: 8 Schoen Place, Take-Out 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Benucci’s: 3349 Monroe Ave., To-Go Curbside, Delivery with Grub Hub & Door Dash
Black & Blue: Temporarily Closed. Can purchase gift cards for future use
Cheesecake Factory: Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery with Door Dash
Coal Tower: 9 Schoen Place, Limited take out menu
Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters: Carry Out M-Sa 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun 12 – 5 pm
Hungry’s: 10 State St., Take-Out
McDonalds: 3280 Monroe Ave. Drive-Thru, To-Go
Moe’s Southwestern: 3246 Monroe Ave., Take-Out, Delivery, Catering
Monroe’s: 3001 Monroe Ave., To-Go, Curbside, 50% off dinner entrees, Wine, $10 growlers
Next Door Bar & Grill: Temporarily Closed. Can purchase gift cards for future use
Olive’s Mediterranean: 50 State St., Take-Out, Curbside. Accepts Cash & Checks ONLY
Pane Vino: 3400 Monroe Ave., Take Out, Curbside
Pittsford Dairy: 44 N. Main St., selling milk, dairy products, fresh baked goods, and ice cream.
Pizza Stop: 3349 Monroe Ave, To-Go, Delivery with Grub Hub and Door Dash
Plum Garden: 3349 Monroe Ave.: 30% off orders for Active Military, First responders, social & health workers during shutdwon. Food, soft drink, Beer and Wine available for Pick Up order or Delivery through Grubhub, DoorDash and UberEats.12-8 PM
Pontillo’s Pizza: 20 State St., Take Out & Delivery Sun 12-9pm Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri-Sat 11am-1130pm
Root 31 Cafe: 3349 Monroe Ave., Take Out, Curbside, Delivery
Simply Crepes: 7 Schoen Place, Kids Eat Free, Family Meal Packs, Catering, Curbside, Delivery with Grub Hub & (soon) Door Dash
Starbucks: 24 State St., Temporarily Closed. Drive-thru locations open around Rochester
The Kitchen, 5 S. Main St., 3-Course Meal for 4+ People delivered
Wegmans: 3195 Monroe Ave., Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery
PLEASE NOTE:
This list consists of information we were able to gather. There may be additional restaurants that are offering take-out or curbside services.
The services and hours that these establishments offer may change on a day-to-day basis.
Please contact the individual businesses for further questions.
Please provide us with any information we may not have.

COVID-19 Resources You Can Use

The Pittsford Chamber of Commerce has put together a list of resources on the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you find these resources valuable. Please click on this link for a full list:

FREE Advertising in Genesee Valley Pennysaver – Limited Time Only!

For a limited time only, Chamber members can take advantage of free advertising on Genesee Valley Pennysaver’s Facebook page and website. They are also offering discounted print ads for Chamber members. (see below) GVP is also having a gift certificate sale that businesses can take advantage of when they run a print ad. Print ad specials for limited time: Full

Pittsford Restaurants Offering Food Services

This is a list of restaurants that are open and the services they are providing. Please keep our businesses in mind as a resource for your food. Updated 5/7/20
Erie Grill: 41 N. Main St., Take Out 8 am- 8 pm
Label 7: Take-Out available starting 5/14/20. All orders to be placed one day in advance.
Lock 32 Brewing Co.: Curbside pick up of 32 oz. crowlers
Pittsford Pub: 60 N.Main St. Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery (3-5 mi radius), Grub Hub
Rachel’s Mediterranean Grill: 3 State St., Temporarily Closed.
Aladdin’s: 8 Schoen Place, Take-Out 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Basin Pub: 637 Pittsford-Victor Road, Take Out with Curbside service from 4-8 pm (Place orders from 12-4 pm)
Benucci’s: 3349 Monroe Ave., To-Go Curbside, Delivery with Grub Hub & Door Dash
Black & Blue: Temporarily Closed. Can purchase gift cards for future use
Cheesecake Factory: Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery with Door Dash
Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters: Carry Out M-Sa 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun 12 – 5 pm
Jo Jo Bistro: Temporarily Closed. Can purchase gift cards for future use
McDonalds: 3280 Monroe Ave. Drive-Thru, To-Go
Moe’s Southwestern: 3246 Monroe Ave., Take-Out, Delivery, Catering
Monroe’s: 3001 Monroe Ave., To-Go, Curbside
Next Door Bar & Grill: Temporarily Closed. Can purchase gift cards for future use
Olive’s Mediterranean: 50 State St., Take-Out, Curbside. Accepts Cash & Checks ONLY
Pane Vino: 3400 Monroe Ave., Take Out, Curbside
Pizza Stop: 3349 Monroe Ave, To-Go, Delivery with Grub Hub and Door Dash
Pontillo’s Pizza: 20 State St., Take Out & Delivery until 8:00 p.m.
Root 31 Cafe: 3349 Monroe Ave., Take Out, Curbside, Delivery
Simply Crepes: 7 Schoen Place, Kids Eat Free, Family Meal Packs, Catering, Curbside, Delivery with Grub Hub & (soon) Door Dash
Starbucks: 24 State St., Take-Out and Mobile Call-Ahead available
Village Bakery: 5 State St., Take-Out available
Wegmans: 3195 Monroe Ave., Take-Out, Curbside, DeliveryPLEASE NOTE:1. This list consists of information we were able to gather. There may be additional restaurants that are offering take-out or curbside services.
2. The services and hours that these establishments offer may change on a day-to-day basis.
3. Please contact the individual businesses for further questions.
4. Please provide us with any information we may not have.This list may not include all eateries, and the list will be updated as we learn more. Please check our Facebook page for the updated lists.

Opportunities for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs in the Wake of the Pandemic

Business owners and entrepreneurs in Pittsford, New York, who are looking to expand their investment potential across market sectors are poised for a breakout year as American society continues to gradually recover from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. But some legwork is still necessary as you and your team chase new opportunities in any sector of the overall market.

Create a DBA

A DBA, or doing business as name, can be a great opportunity for your business to expand into new market segments or participate in opportunities beyond your existing sales model. This can help you launch a new product range under the umbrella of your company but existing as a standalone product line.

If you operate as a sole proprietorship or a general partnership, using a DBA helps you trade with a brand name that differs from your full, legal name. Sole proprietorships and general partnerships don’t need to file entity formation papers, so these businesses often fall back on a “doing business as” moniker to incorporate a brand name that differs from their own personal identities. This is an important step for many businesses, as 81% of all small businesses in the United States are “non-employer” businesses and therefore trade as sole proprietorships or in other singular fashion.

Add New Marketing Techniques

Marketing approaches are an essential ingredient in the success of any type of business. Reaching out to a graphic designer to help create new marketing materials, for instance, is a great option. Recapturing the energy that saw your brand flourish before the pandemic is going to take all your energy, but with the help of great third-party experts in fields such as marketing, this is easier than you might think. Marketing is a core competency in any business model, and it’s used to great effect to drive new interest in brands all around the world. Creating new digital and print content that can help spark community engagement with your brand is one of the most cost-effective and historically successful measures you can take under these circumstances.

It’s helpful to use an image conversion tool when working with a marketing company. You may need to compress images to share them, but compression can wreak havoc on image quality. With a converter, you can convert JPG to PDF online and protect pixel quality with ease. It’s even possible to convert bulk files with this type of software.

Think About Your Approach to Customer Service

Customer service is one of the primary factors in a brand’s ability to maintain high-quality consumer relationships over the long term. Businesses that take pride in their customer service strategy are poised to enjoy great successes for many years to come. Consumers are turning toward businesses that can solve their problems and add a friendly face to the transaction. Working to secure partnerships and ongoing relationships with customers is a surefire way to enjoy maximum success in any new business expansion or opportunity.

The Future of Business

The future looks bright for brands that have a finger on the pulse of the marketplace. Use these strategies to ensure your business is ready for the future.Visit the Pittsford Chamber of Commerce for more ideas to enhance your business.

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