Category Archives: Member news

Website Debuts New Photo Gallery Feature

The Canal Connection website will now feature photos of member events in a new gallery page, to be found HERE. You can also find the gallery by going to our home page, at www.canal-connection.com, and clicking on the top menu tab for EVENTS. If you’d like to see your own business photos posted to the website, send them to us at info@canal-connection.com. We’d love to showcase your sales or other events to shine a spotlight on what’s happening at businesses in our region.

New Website Coming

That’s not the only improvement to the website you’ll see in the coming months, though. Canal Connection leaders are currently working on a new website. It will feature improved functionalities, like a more responsive calendar feature and flexible membership list. Currently under construction, the new site will launch this fall.


Two New Members Join the Chamber

The Canal Connection Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome two new members. United Way of Wayne County and the Town of Marion have joined the Chamber and will work with us to promote business and industry in our region.

United Way of Wayne County

new members: United WayAt the United Way, regional director Carol Pettis and her team help the community thrive by uniting local resources and community goodwill. They recognize that education, health, and helping people in times of crisis are the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community.

The United Way supports a variety of organizations through their community fund, including the Boy and Girl Scouts, Catholic Charities of Wayne County, Foodlink, and Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes.

The United Way office is at 165 East Union Street in Newark, and you can reach them at 315-331-2773. Carol’s email is carol.pettis@uwrochester.org.

Town of Marion

New Members: Town of MarionThe Town of Marion is another of the fine communities that thrive along the Erie Canal waterway. Marion is north of Palmyra. The town center is off Route 21 on Main Street. Nick Deming is the town supervisor, and you can find a list of local business and industry HERE.

You’ll find town offices at 3823 North Main Street in Marion, and you can reach them by phone at 315-926-4271. Their general email address is info@townofmarionny.com.

Welcome to our New Members!

We welcome both of these new members to the Chamber, and hope we have many happy years of association with them!


Chamber Welcomes New Members

Canal Connection Chamber of Commerce is growing! We’ve welcomed six new members in the past few months. If you see them at a Chamber meeting or event—or anywhere else—please introduce yourself and let them know we’re glad they’re with us.

Intuit Marketing

Debbie Smith of Intuit Marketing offers a broad range of marketing services that are affordably tailored to meet the needs of small businesses. Her mission is to help businesses leverage cost effective marketing strategies including social marketing, collateral design, creative campaign development, content marketing and website design to strengthen your brand and support your business goals. Her client-centered support will enable you to create a more holistic, comprehensive approach to marketing.

Jenn’s Hair Care

Jenn’s Hair Care is a premier hair salon in the Macedon area, offering you a wide range of hair care services to give you the look you want. With an extensive selection of Matrix color and perms, Jenn’s got you covered for whatever you need. If there’s a wedding, party or event in your future — or if you’re simply ready to get pampered — give her a call today!

Monat Global

Monat GlobalMonat is a revolutionary hair care line of naturally based products that are pure, safe, non-toxic, cruelty-free, gluten free and vegan. They deliver incredible moisture, renew life to the hair and eliminate brittle texture. The products have been scientifically proven to increase hair growth, replace hair loss, protect hair from environmental toxins, and maintain a youthful appearance. Whether you want to get healthy hair or you are looking to start your own “work at home” business, give Monat a try.

North Star Auto Electric

North Star Auto ElectricNorth Star is an electrical specialist specializing in starters, alternators, generators, distributors, magnetos, traction, pump motors & 110v to 220v AC generators. Covering auto, truck, industrial, farm, marine, antique restoration & material handling customer. After the sale it’s the service that counts.

Roxy’s Salon and Spa

Roxy’s is a full service salon/spa that offers the best services with high quality sustainable products, and with a focus on the health aspect with all that they do. Eight years and counting here in Walworth, and ready for all the growth coming here.

Unique Automation LLC

Unique AutomationUnique Automation offers fully-engineered automated solutions. Whether your needs are mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or software development, Unique Automation has the experience to deliver the highest quality and most reliable systems available. Their automation specialists are ready to discuss your needs in detail and formulate a system solution that’s right for you. With the use of 3D Solid Edge CAD software for mechanical design and autocad for electrical design, Unique Automation can provide fully documented drawings and schematics with each project.