2018 Small Business and Microenterprise of the Year Awards

By on December 6, 2018
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The Greece Regional Chamber and Presenting Sponsor Genesee Regional Bank are proud to announce the recipients of the 10th Annual Small Business Awards held on November 8, 2018, at the Rochester Marriott Airport Hotel in Greece.

The Honorees are: 2018 Small Business of the Year, Greece Family Dentistry & Implantology; 2018 Microenterprise of the Year

ReHouse Architectural Salvage.

This year, the Chamber received 71 nominations making this a highly competitive process. Thirteen of those businesses were selected as semi-finalists; then six were selected as finalists and a final two were selected as award recipients by the Chamber’s Small Business Awards Committee, co-chaired by Chamber Board Chair Russell Herman of PetSaver Healthy Pet Superstore and Michael A. Mordenga of The Victors Gymnastics.

“Since the Chamber started this award program in 2009, it has been become a signature annual event, providing much-deserved recognition to over 60 area businesses. Past Chamber honorees have also been recognized on the national level – underscoring how competitive and how impressive our small business community has become. I want to thank Genesee Regional Bank, our 10th Annual Small Business Awards Presenting Sponsor, for their very generous support for the past ten years. They join us in recognizing how important it is to support small businesses, which form the underpinning of our economy,” said Greece Regional Chamber President/CEO Sarah Lentini.

The Keynote Speaker was Charles “Chuck” Samuels, General Manager of 13 WHAM ABC and the Master of Ceremonies was Alexis Arnold, 13 WHAM ABC Good Day Rochester Anchor/ Reporter. 

Additional event sponsors included Platinum Sponsors Pet$aver Healthy Pet Superstore and the Rochester Airport Marriott Hotel, Diamond Sponsor Parina Heating & Air, Media Sponsor 13 WHAM ABC-TV, and Photography Sponsor BRL Entertainment Solutions, along with a long list of generous area businesses. 

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