Chapter #0395

  • Legislative Update

    Event Start Date: 6/22/2023 8:00 AM

    Event End Date: 6/22/2023 11:30 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • DEI Program

    Event Start Date: 9/20/2023 8:00 AM

    Event End Date: 9/20/2023 10:30 AM

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  • 2023 HR Conference

    Event Start Date: 10/18/2023 8:00 AM

    Event End Date: 10/18/2023 11:00 AM

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President's Message

To our region's winners... 

To the companies recognized by the Rochester Top Workplaces and NYS Best Workplaces reconized in our region - GVC SHRM applauds you. You are leaders who value your workforce and help make the Genesee Region great!

To the NYS Best Workplaces, the following companies represented the GVC region - First American Equipment Company, The QCI Team of Wealth Enhancement Group, ITX, Precision Optical Transcievers, HR Works, Doyle Security Systems, Genesee Regional Bank, Heveron & Company CPAs, Career Start, Bryx Inc, IBC Engineering, Enalas, and Cooley Group. 

From Rochester's Top Workplace, the following companies were recognized - West Herr Automotive Group, Blossom, Optimax Systems Inc, HCR Home Care, Gates Chili Central School District, Delta Sonic Car Wash, First American Equipment, Butler/Till, Touching Hearts at Home Villager Construction Inc, SimuTech Group, Solu Technology Partners, Partners + Napier, REDCOM Laboraties, Rochester's Cornerstone Group Ltd, Otimation, Reliant Credit Union, Five Star Bank, Naples Central School District, IDI Biling Solutions, Fingers Lakes Community Action, First Light, Coordinated Care Services, The Strong Museum of Play, Orolia Defence and Security, Flynn, BMH - Buffalo Materials Handling, Dermatology Associates of Rochester, Brand Networks LLC, MSM Inc, Mastercraft Decorators, Career Start, Sage Rutty & Co Inc, HusVar Real Estate, Omega TMM, Davie Caplan CPA, RDG + Partners, DeJoy Knauf & Blood LLP, Trusted Nurse Staffing, Brighton Securities, Frontier Abstract and Research Services, GreenSpark Solar, Gryska Agencies, Campus Construction Management Group, Lu Engineers, Northwestern Mutual of Rochester, Splash Car Wash, APD Engineering & Architecture, three Brothers Wineries & Estates, Thompson Builds, Open Door Mission, Alliance Advisory Group, ITX Corp, Brite, ComTec Solutions LLC, Triple O, Lacy Katzen LLP, Velocitii, Precision Optical Transcievers, Logical Operations, Broadstone Net Lease Inc, Tactical Construction, Livingston Associates Inc, Ukranian Federal Credit Union, Allied Financial Partners, Enalas, Hewitt-Young Electric LLC, Regional Distributors Inc, WebTitle Agency, Durst Image Technology, Fisher Associates, Family First Federal Credit Union, DGA Builders LLC, Sunnking, Rohrbach Brewing, Flaherty Salmin CPAs, Bene-Care Agency, and Ruby Gordon Home. 


The weather is changing, but before you start jumping into summer vacation mode there are two upcoming events! Our program on Mental Health is May 17th and our Legislative Update is June 21st. There is still time to sign up. 

If you are interested in a multi-day event -SHRM National is hosting the annual HR conference in June in Las Vegas! Head over to www.shrm.com for more information.


If you are newer to Human Resources and looking for a way to connect with other leaders and develop your leadership accumen or you are a seasoned professional looking to share your expertise - we have a place for you! Our board is still look for volunteers. Some available committees are membership, program, special events, and diversity. Please reach out to cathymartz@gvcshrm.com for more information. 


Ashley Roose


HR News

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