Community Events

Strings at the Strath
SCMR continues its 41st season with Strings at the Strath on the top floor of the Strathallan Hotel on October 15th. Enjoy classical music performances with small groups of musicians, as well as a complimentary wine tasting at intermission. For more information, click here.

University of Buffalo MBA Information Session
On October 16th, join SUNY UB MBA Alumni and Assistant Director of Recruitment, Aaron Shaw, for light refreshments and the opportunity to learn more about the UB MBA programs – including dual/collaborative degrees – and scholarship opportunities.For more information, please click here.

Live2Lead Rochester
Live2Lead is a half day, professional and leadership development simulcast experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways.  You will learn from world class leadership experts, John Maxwell, Dave Ramsey, Cheryl Bachelder, and Warrick Dunn who will prepare you to implement new action plans and lead with renewed passion and commitment on October 19th. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

On October 21st, RESOLVE will be hosting an evening of masked festivities that will include hors d’oeuvres and fine desserts, music by the Skycoasters, dancing and a cash bar. It will be hosted at the Historic German House starting at 7:00pm. Tickets are $75 each. All proceeds from this event will directly impact our ability to provide services that help those suffering from domestic violence.

An Evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones
Great Schools for All invites you to a very special event: An evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones, an award winning investigative journalist who covers racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine.

On Thursday October 26th, Hannah-Jones will deliver a 7 p.m. speech on the ongoing challenges of achieving racial and socioeconomic diversity in America’s public schools, more than 60 years after the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. She will share her own story as a parent committed to diversity in the New York City public schools. Hannah-Jones is also writing a book, The Problem We All Live With, on the impacts of modern school segregation. Please RSVP by emailing

November’s RocGrowth Candids Interview
RocGrowth Candids is a bi-monthly event featuring local entrepreneurs who share their personal stories and lessons learned building successful businesses. We are pleased to feature Elisa Miller-Out and Kathryn Cartini, accomplished entrepreneurs and founders of Chloe Capital, a NY-based early-stage venture capital firm.  Their tag line is “Investing in Impact: For Women, By Women.”
It’s free, but attendance is limited to the first 100 RSVPs. So, register soon!

Rochester Chamber NovemBEER Showcase
New York State is now home to more than 320 microbreweries, farm breweries, restaurant breweries, and big time players. Come taste part of what has driven explosive growth in the brewing industry over the last decade on November 9th! This event features a panel discussion with reps and brewmasters from Genesee Brewing Company, Rohrbach Brewing Company, War Horse Brewing Company, and Young Lion Brewing Company. After the discussion, enjoy beer samples at the beautiful Lyric Theatre. $10 for all employees of Rochester Chamber companies, $50 non-members. Find more information and register here.

RocChamber Future Leaders: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
Young professionals are empowered by technology, with a unique global perspective that is valuable in today’s workplace. But the true keys to getting things done are interactions with the people we work with on a regular basis. In this workshop on November 15th, learn how to build crucial connections, identify and use the strengths of those around you, and find inspiration to help you stand out from the crowd. After the session, we’ll cross State St. for a social hour at The Spirit Room ~ Rochester’s newest downtown haunt ~ for craft cocktails and Southern-inspired bites! Free for all employees of Rochester Chamber companies, $15 non-members. Find more information and register here.