Community Events



Next Level Referrals Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7:15 a.m.—Browncroft Family Restaurant, 2501 Browncroft Blvd., Rochester—Also offered Aug. 30—Call Rob Opett at 329-0362 for additional information.


The August Group Power Networking Groups—Free—8:30 – 10:30 a.m.—Denny’s, Rt. 96, Victor—Also offered Aug. 30—Email John Bayley at for more information.


Home Flipping Workshop—$197—9 a.m. to 6 p.m.—DoubleTree by Hilton, 1111 Jefferson Road, Rochester—Additional sessions on Aug. 24 and 25—Visit to register.


RocGrowth Coffee—Free—7:30 – 9 a.m.—POP ROC, 337 East Ave., Rochester—Visit to register.




Finger Lakes Works-Ontario Career Club—Free—9 – 11 a.m.—3010 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua—Also offered Sept. 9—Call Cathy Levickas at 396-4020 for additional information.


RochesterWorks Job Networking Meeting—Free—9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.—255 N. Goodman St.—Also offered Sept. 4, 9 and 11—Call 258-3500 for additional information.


East Rochester All Stars Networking Referral Group Meeting—Free—8:30 – 9:30 a.m.—Lemoncello Italian Restaurant and Bar, 137 W. Commercial St., East Rochester—Also offered Sept. 5, 9 and 12—Call Jenalee Herb at 704-7839 for additional information.


 Speaking as Leaders Toastmasters Meeting—Free—5:45 p.m.—St. Ann’s Community, 1500 Portland Ave.—Also offered Sept. 9—Call 204-7763 for additional information.




Mid Day Masters Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.—Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport, 175 Jefferson Road, Henrietta—Also offered Sept. 3—Call Michelle Martorell at 319-2839 for additional information.


Networking Referral Group of Rochester Meeting—Free—7:15 – 8:30 a.m.—255 Woodcliff Drive, Perinton—Also offered Sept. 3—Call 248-6718 for additional information.

Early Edition Business Professionals Networking Group Meeting
—Free—7:30 a.m.—Upstairs meeting room of Pittsford Wegmans, 3195 Monroe Ave., Rochester—Also offered Sept. 3—Call 427-2434 for additional information.


Success Unlimited Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—Noon – 1:30 p.m.—The Back Nine Grill, 3500 East Ave., Pittsford—Also offered Sept. 3—Call Mike Kerwin at 764-0059 for additional information.




Canaltown Connections Networking Referral Group Meeting—Free—7:30 – 8:30 a.m.—Browncroft Family Restaurant, 2501 Browncroft Blvd., #5—Also offered Sept. 4—Call Erin Garrett at 663-2265 for additional information.


The August Group Early Morning Networking Session—Free—7:30 – 9 a.m. –Bruegger’s Bagels, 548 Monroe Ave.—Also offered Sept. 4—Email Maureen Nielsen at for more information.




Notable Networkers Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Knights of Columbus, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Sept. 5—Call Jeff Maroney at 626-8016 for additional information.


Greece A Team Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—The Village at Unity, 1477 Long Pond Road, Greece—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Sept. 5—Call Brian Rotoli at 225-0203 for additional information.


Business Builders Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Bayfront Restaurant, 1075 Empire Blvd., Penfield—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Sept. 5—Call David Cook at 872-2050 for additional information.


Canaltown Connections Networking Group Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Slayton Place Restaurant, 26 Slayton Ave., Spencerport—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Sept. 5—Call 880-8156 for additional information.


Canalside Trailblazers Networking Group—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Midvale Country Club, 2387 Baird Road, Penfield—Also offered Sept. 5—Call John French at 746-7810 for additional information.


The August Group Thursday Night Networking—Free—7 – 9 p.m.—St. Cecilia’s, 2732 Culver Road, Irondequoit—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Sept. 5—Call Cliff Milligan at 654-6694 for more information.


BNI East End Networkers—Free—7 a.m.—Perkins Mansion, 494 East Ave., Rochester—Also offered Sept. 5—Call Natasha Polito at 329-5566 for more information.


Daybreakers Toastmasters Club Meeting—Free—7:30 – 9 a.m.—Louise Slaughter Conference Room, Strong Memorial Hospital, 421 Elmwood Ave., Rochester—Also offered Sept. 5—Email Hannah at for additional information.




Speechcrafters Toastmasters Club Meeting—Free—6 p.m.—Cerame’s Italian Villa, 3450 Winton Place, Visitors are welcome—Also offered Sept. 17—Visit for additional information.




Postprandial Toastmaster Meeting—Free—6:30 – 9:30 p.m.—Lilian’s Restaurant & Party House, 2200 Penfield Road, Penfield—Also offered Sept. 18—Call Penne Vincent at 303-2325 for additional information.


Canandaigua Community Toastmasters Club Meeting—Free—4:15 – 5:15 p.m.—Canandaigua VA Medical Center, 400 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua—Also offered Sept. 18—Call Brenda Pulver at 393-7216 for additional information.


TNT Toastmasters International Meeting—Free—6:30 – 8:45 p.m.—Legacy at Willow Pond, 40 Willow Pond Way, Penfield—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Sept. 18—Call 346-0227 for additional information.


Small Business Development Center Workshop—“Developing Ideas with Strategy; Working the Entrepreneurial Concept”—Free—10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.—Central Library, 115 South Ave., Rochester—Visit

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