The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce has announced its
Fall 2017 schedule for small business workshops.

These business workshops are held in conjunction with the United States
Small Business Administration and the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce.  The workshops are open to all Chamber and non-Chamber businesses and their employees and will offer expert advice from experienced business professionals  designed to help small businesses succeed and grow.

The Fall schedule is as follows:  
September 13 – “Explaining the New Paid Family Leave Act”
October 11 – “Managing Four Generations in the Workplace”
November 15 – “Interviewing, Hiring and Maintaining Employees”  

SBA workshops are held at the Chamber office and start at 7:30 a.m.
with an informal networking  session followed by the one-hour
workshop at 8 a.m.  All SBA workshops are free to Chamber members and only
$10 to non-Chamber members.  

 For more information contact Kelly Bermingham at
or by phone at 585-343-7440 ext. 1026.


The 28
th Annual Decision Maker’s Agricultural tour will take place this year on 
Wednesday, September 20. The tour will start with breakfast at 8 a.m. at the
Kennedy Building on the Genesee County Fairgrounds.  

From the fairgrounds, a bus tour will depart and return around noon.

This year’s theme is “Genesee County’s International Ag Connections”
and will feature agri-businesses with ties to international companies. 

Look for more details to follow soon.


Foodie Challenge

Spirited Foodies compete for a chance to open a new restaurant!

Do you make a sweet or savory dish to die for?
We’re recruiting aspiring chefs to display their favorite dish at a tasting contest,
Batavia’s first creative cook challenge.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Enjoy cooking with gas at a certified commercial culinaryLAB with
Chef mentoring all day! Invite your family and friends to experience the flavors.
Ticketed guests may cast a ballot for the People’s Choice sweet or savory dish while
a covert freshLAB Selection Committee ranks all of the
Spirited Foodie samples earning an invitation to Boot Camp.
Space is limited.  Visit for more details.