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Holiday Non-Profit Spotlight

December 14, 2021

Voice of Business Blog   490 Farmers: Educational and Farm-Focused Programs Become a Monthly Donor 490 Farmers Holiday Merchandise     AME Memorial Zion Church: Beyond the Sanctuary   Arc of Monroe: Purchase Sibley’s Christmas Adventure Book ArcDeli Cookie Trays available now!     Asbury First Outreach Center: Volunteers and Donations Needed      …

10 Reasons Why You Should Welcome Student Interns

November 9, 2021

Voice of Business Blog Are you thinking about hiring student interns? The Employment Alliance matches students with businesses that support work-readiness programs. The Employment Alliance pays these student interns, ages 14-21, while you give them the opportunity to develop industry-specific skills, whether that’s in a warehouse, kitchen or an office, just to name a few.…

NY HERO Act Safety Committees Guidance

November 2, 2021

Voice of Business Blog As of this writing, NYS has not yet issued guidance on Section 2 of the NY HERO Act.  Under Labor Law §27-d and effective November 1, 2021, employers of 10 or more employees must permit the establishment of joint employer-employee workplace safety committees. Greater Rochester Chamber will notify members once the…

Reminder: NYS Voting Leave and Required Poster

October 26, 2021

Voice of Business Blog With the general election coming up on November 2, for those who haven’t yet done so, employers should ensure their posting obligations are met.   Not less than ten working days before every election, every employer shall post conspicuously in the place of work where it can be seen as employees…

Celebrate “Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day” on 10/20

October 19, 2021

Voice of Business Blog Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day is observed on the third Wednesday of October each year. We invite you to take this day to publicly share how you and your organization connect to success with our programs, resources, and advocacy! Save the images below to post on your social accounts,…

Bob Duffy: Greater Rochester Chamber takes strides to stay ahead of the curve for community

October 19, 2021

Voice of Business Blog As I reflect on my time with the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, I couldn’t be prouder of this organization. This is not your grandfather’s Chamber. We have just completed a brand refresh to stay modern and cutting edge, launched a new website and CRM, codified our organizational values, and are…

A Message from Leadership

September 16, 2021

A Message from Leadership Greater Rochester Chamber President & CEO Bob Duffy and Board Chair Rob Sands welcome members and potential members to our new online experience. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit advocacy and resource organization dedicated to helping businesses in the Greater Rochester/Finger Lakes region grow and thrive. We are excited…


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