The City of Rochester wants to help local businesses grow. Mayor Lovely Warren is inviting business owners in the city to an information session on how to access the city’s loans, grants and other services.
Department of Neighborhood and Business Development Commissioner, Bayé Muhammad and staff will be present information on the available grants and loans which can be used to buy furniture, fixtures, equipment, real estate, renovations, exterior improvements and more.
Information sessions are scheduled as follows:
・ 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16: City Hall, Council Chambers, 30 Church St.
・ 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 2: Flint Street R-Center, 271 Flint St.
・ 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 16: Frederick Douglass R-Center, 999 South Ave.
・ 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 30: Edgerton R-Center, 41 Backus St.
・ 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 13: Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter St.
・ 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 27: Port of Rochester, Harbor Center, 1000 N. River St.
Business owners will also learn about the city’s #ShopTheRoc campaign which aims to boost traffic at local businesses and encourage local people and visitors to shop at stores and restaurants in Rochester.
City business owners should RSVP by calling (585) 428-6912 or via email at JoEllen.LaPore@cityofrochester.gov.
For more information on resources for city businesses click here.