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Upcoming Events

    • 11/12/2014
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Landing of Brighton - 1350 Westfall Road
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    Business Succession Planning

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 8AM to 9:00AM

    Note: Please arrive by 7:45am as the seminar will start promptly at 8am.

    The Landing of Brighton
    1350 Westfall Road
    Rochester, NY 14618

    FREE Continental Breakfast

    Registration is required. Admission is FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

    Register at: http://www.brightonchamber.org/event-1758513

    Succession planning is imperative for family owned and closely held businesses. Done properly, succession planning allows business owners to smoothly transfer ownership and management of a company to their heirs or third parties. It can minimize tax liabilities, preserve the strength of a company, provide security for heirs, and create the maximum financial return for the company founder.

    Without business succession planning, many small businesses can be put in jeopardy in the event of the divorce, retirement, disability, or passing of one of the key owners or executives of the business.

    Some of the issues typically involved in business succession planning include:

    • Maximizing Financial Return
    • Minimizing Taxes
    • Continuance and Protection of Business
    • Buy / Sell Agreements/Trusts
    • Stock Restrictions
    • Creating Family Limited Partnerships

    Speakers: 

    Sandra L. Kobel, Certified Financial Planner®, Chartered Life Underwriter® and Chartered Financial Consultant®, has more than 15 years of experience. She is currently an independent financial planner who specializes in several product lines and provides a comprehensive array of services. Kobel is committed to helping individuals, executives and business owners develop strong investment plans and pursue their financial goals including transitioning business owners to retirement.

    William J. Head, CPA has over 15 years of experience in public accounting working with small businesses and individuals. He is the Treasurer of the Brighton Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Board of Directors of the Literacy Volunteers of Rochester and the Rochester Press-Radio Club.

    Carl Steinbrenner brings over 30 years of corporate and business legal experience to clients. He has represented business owners and executives in almost every industry ranging in size from local start-up companies to international Fortune 100 corporations.

    Event Underwriter: The Landing of Brighton

    Rochester’s Newest Assisted Living Community!

    With an abundance of inviting gathering spaces, comfortable amenities and a desirable east-side location just across from beautiful Buckland Park, The Landing of Brighton is purposefully designed to help older adults enjoy an active, fulfilling lifestyle.  

           Continuance and Protection of Business

    • 11/19/2014
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Grinnell's Restaurant | 1696 Monroe Avenue

    Please Join Us for A Brighton Chamber of Commerce Networking Event!

    When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Where: Grinnell's Restaurant
    1696 Monroe Avenue
    Rochester, New York  14618

    Open to the public. Registration is required.

    Register at http://www.brightonchamber.org/event-1755945

    Cost: Brighton Chamber Members - FREE, Non-Members - $15

    Networking is one of the best ways to grow your business! Increase your prospects and referral opportunities.

    Come Mingle with your Fellow Chamber Members for an Evening Of Delicious Hors D’Oeuvres, Cash Bar & Fun!!

    We'll definitely get some business done and we'll have fun doing it!

    Sponsor: TBD


    • 12/11/2014
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Landing of Brighton - 1350 Westfall Road
    • 86
    Please Join Us for the Brighton Chamber of Commerce 2014 Holiday Party!

    When: Thursday, December 11, 2014  - 6:00PM - 9:00PM


    Where:
     The Landing of Brighton
    1350 Westfall Road
    Rochester, NY 14618

    Who: Member +1 (Spouse/Partner/Guest Only)

    Cost: FREE for member - $15 for Spouse/Partner/Guest Only of member. Registration is required.

    Register at: http://brightonchamber.org/event-1727326

    Menu includes:

    • Assorted Hors d' oeuvres
    • Buffet To include Carving Station
    • Salad Station
    • Holiday Soup
    • Assorted Breads
    • Carved Honey Ham
    • Carved Tenderloin of Beef
    • Rosemary Roasted Vegetables
    • Famous Au Gratin Potatoes
    • Vegetarian Streusel
    • Desserts Holiday Pies, Cookies, Pastries
    • Coffee Station
    • Spiked Eggnog
    • Bar to include Beer, Wine, etc.
    The Brighton Food Cupboard Needs Your Help!

    The Brighton Food Cupboard is currently extremely low on canned vegetables and fruit.  Please bring your donation of canned goods to our holiday party. Your generous donations in any amount are greatly appreciated. Please consider making a donation of the following items: Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit, Green Beans, Peaches, Peas, Pineapples, Corn, Pears, Tomatoes, Mixed Fruit, Tomato Sauce, Applesauce

    Underwriter: The Landing of Brighton


    Rochester’s Newest Assisted Living Community – Now Open!

    With an abundance of inviting gathering spaces, comfortable amenities and a desirable east-side location just across from beautiful Buckland Park, The Landing of Brighton is purposefully designed to help older adults enjoy an active, fulfilling lifestyle.

    Backed by the industry-leading quality standards of Atria Senior Living, The Landing of Brighton offers the independent living and assisted living services Rochester families have come to trust for the past 15 years. We are also proud to be Atria’s first community in the area to offer Life Guidance® – innovative memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.

    Here, each month offers more than 200 social, educational and cultural events tailored to residents’ interests. See a classic film with neighbors at the Dryden Theatre. Join a weekend outing to one of the many local wineries. Or just relax in your well-appointed apartment and share good conversation with friends.

    How you spend each day is up to you.


    • 01/12/2015
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • 2001 Clinton Avenue South - The Gables at Brighton
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    2015 Annual Chamber Member Meeting

    When: Monday, January 12, 2015
    11:30am - Networking
    12:00pm - Lunch

    Where: 2001 Clinton Avenue South  - The Gables at Brighton

    Cost: FREE - Brighton Chamber members only. (Register early, seating is limited to 65 people)

    Keynote Speaker: TBD

    Business Agenda:

    • Annual Chamber Reports
    • Bylaws Revisions

    Register: http://brightonchamber.org/event-1749107

    Event Underwriter: The Gables at Brighton

    The Gables at Brighton located in Rochester, New York provides Independent Living and Supportive Services for seniors.

    Our community provides a perfect blend of big-city convenience and a welcoming, small-community feel. Surrounded by beautifully manicured grounds, we’re the perfect location to call home.

    Residents have a variety of services and amenities available to them. Enjoy our exceptional restaurant-style dining with a full complement of menu choices while socializing with friends or enjoy a game of cards in our well-appointed game room. If you’re interested in more relaxing and private activities, spend time surfing the internet in our library or tending to your favorite flowers in our outdoor garden areas.

    The Gables offers something for everyone and if your needs change, we are with you every step of the way. With the care options we offer and dedicated staff available 24 hours a day, combined with our partnerships with reputable healthcare professionals; you'll rest easy knowing we can meet your every need.

    We invite you to come experience exceptional senior living at The Gables of Brighton today.

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