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Two Men and a Truck opening Rochester area location (access required)

Nationwide moving and junk removal service Two Men and a Truck has moved into the Rochester market. Chris Raiber and Nathan Berns have set up operations at 3495 Winton Place, Suite 1, the fourth location for the Two Men and ...

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NY Brewers Association wins big in Craft Beer Marketing awards (access required)

The New York State Brewers Association won five awards in the 2022 Craft Beer Marketing Association contest. The awards recognize the best in artwork, culture, retail marketing and design efforts within the craft brewing industry. The NYSBA, headquartered in Rochester, ...

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Hourly earnings continue to increase at small businesses, survey finds   (access required)

Hourly earnings growth accelerated for the eleventh consecutive month for workers of U.S. small businesses, according to the latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch.   National small business job growth also remained strong, despite a slight moderation of ...

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Definitely Downtown Events hope to invigorate city streets (access required)

A series of new special events in the heart of downtown — from music and movies to art and food — has been launched to lure people to the streets of Rochester and reconnect them with what the city has ...

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Frameworks Creative aims to help small businesses, nonprofits (access required)

What began as a part-time startup venture is now a full-time vocation for Suzanne Rodriguez. Frameworks Creative, launched by Rodriguez in 2018, is a marketing company focusing on small businesses and nonprofits. The Rochester firm specializes in visual brand development ...

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After 52 years in Hill family, Twin Hills Golf Course has a new owner (access required)

Twins Hills Golf Course, a staple on Rochester’s public golf scene for 52 years, has been sold to 5719 W Ridge Road, LLC, an enterprise owned by Kristopher Oaks. The sale price was $1.025 million, according to the deed filed ...

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Marl Startup Studio’s next pitch competition is May 19 (access required)

The latest pitch competition by Marl Startup Studio of Rochester will be May 19, and include 10 entrepreneurs who will be able to pitch their projects to the venture capital community. Marl Startup Studio is looking for first-time founders and ...

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Red Roof Inn, Hampton Inn change hands (access required)

The 108-room Red Roof Inn in Henrietta has sold for $4.6 million. Located on West Henrietta Road just south of the intersection with Lehigh Station Road, the property was purchased by RHNY Hotels LLC of Roanoke, Va. The previous owner, ...

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Myers Creative, Brandtatorship share Best of Show ad award (access required)

The collaborative efforts of Myers Creative Imaging and Brandtatorship earned Best of Show in the District 2 American Advertising Federation awards contest. Myers Creative Imaging and Brandtatorship created the Scouting in Action campaign, using images to visually bring to life ...

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Great Lakes Gaming provides ‘country club’ for gamers (access required)

There was a time when Ben Garvey envisioned himself doing something in golf as a career. He had worked at Gowanda Country Club, not far from his home in the Erie County hamlet of Derby, and also spent 14 months ...

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‘Stop Chasing Normal’ is theme of DisruptHR event (access required)

Stop Chasing Normal is the theme of this year’s DisruptHR event in Rochester, a gathering where business leaders are inspired to create a positive disruption of workplace operations and culture. There will be 11 speakers — limited to five minutes ...

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Genesee CARES grant awards approved for 22 businesses across county  (access required)

Genesee County has awarded 22 local businesses $875,000 through the Genesee CARES Business Recovery Fund.   For-profit businesses with 25 or less employees who experienced adverse economic impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic were eligible to receive funding.  Genesee CARES awards ...

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Customs services to reopen to small boats on April 15 (access required)

Small boat reporting locations for traveling to and/or from Canada will begin to reopen for essential and non-essential travel on April 15, according to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) office. Locations using the ROAM app and installed iPads for ...

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Chamber and SBC seek nominations for Business Person of the Year   (access required)

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.  The awards recognize for-profit business leaders who have demonstrated success in both civic ...

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