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Call for Nominations: 39th Annual Business Person of the Year Awards

March 30, 2022

Chamber News Release Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its Small Business Council affiliate have issued a call for nominations for the 39th Annual Business Person of the Year Awards, which recognize for-profit business leaders who have demonstrated success in both civic and professional areas, specifically in the areas of growth, leadership, achievement, and community…

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy releases statement on New York State Bail Reform

March 22, 2022

Chamber News Release Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy said, “Public safety for our community remains a great concern.  Criminals who continue to commit violent crimes should not be permitted to remain at large on our streets pending trial.  I applaud Governor Hochul for reexamining bail reform, and for her commitment…

NY HERO Act Designation Lifted

March 18, 2022

Chamber News Release Today, the NYS Department of Labor shared the news that the designation of COVID-19 as an airborne infectious disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health under the NYS HERO Act ended as of March 17, 2022. Private sector employers are no longer required to implement their workforce…

Greater Rochester Chamber Statement on Senate Majority One-House Budget Resolution

March 15, 2022

Chamber News Release Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy said, “New York State is in a period of recovery. With Governor Hochul’s leadership and that of our State Legislature, we are well on the road to building back stronger than ever. Greater Rochester Chamber commends the State Senate for including in…

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Urges Expansion of Child Care Subsidies through the State Budget

March 10, 2022

Chamber News Release Statewide and Local Polls Find New York Business Leaders and Parents Overwhelmingly Support Expanding Child Care Subsidies ¬† Rochester, NY – Robin Hood, a New York City poverty-fighting organization, today released results from a statewide poll showing New York State business leaders overwhelmingly support expanding child care subsidies through the state budget,…

ROC on Tech 2022 comes to downtown Rochester on April 13 with featured speaker Steve Wozniak

March 8, 2022

Chamber News Release The Apple co-founder and philanthropist will head up a roster of technology experts from companies like Walmart, Uber, Datto, Foundry, and more.   Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with our member technology companies, is proud to host the ROC on Tech 2022 conference from 7:30 AM to 3 PM on…

Call for Applications: Young Women of Distinction

February 21, 2022

Chamber News Release Call for Applications: Young Women of Distinction Women’s Council Scholarship Program for Next Generation of Leaders¬†   ROCHESTER, NY (February 21, 2022) The Women’s Council, a Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce affiliate, has issued a call for applications for its 22nd annual Young Women of Distinction Award. Brought to Rochester in 2000,…

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