Monthly Archives: March 2016

OLA Consulting Engineers Receives Award from ACEC-NY

OLA Consulting Engineers (OLA) of received the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York’s (ACEC-NY) Gold Award for Engineering Excellence, in recognition of its work on the new athletic facility for Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York, NY. The facility, which opened in 2014, was recently certified as LEED (Leadership in Energy [...]

By | 2016-03-30T15:52:59-04:00 March 30th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

GO DIRECT announces its official launch in New York

Scott H. Wagner a Payments industry veteran has launched his successful company GO DIRECT, in New York. Previously, Mr. Wagner formed GO DIRECT in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2004. After a successful run in Arizona Mr. Wagner moved back to Westchester, NY and is now launching his successful business solutions company in New York. Mr. Wagner [...]

By | 2016-03-29T20:02:04-04:00 March 29th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

Business Council Opposes $15 Minimum Wage

Member Survey Finds Negatives Outweigh Positives   RYE BROOK, NY (March 22, 2016) -- The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) today announced its strong opposition to Governor Cuomo’s proposed increase in the State Minimum Wage to $15 an hour and called on the members of Westchester’s State Legislative delegation to reject the increase.   The [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:15-04:00 March 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Meet 5 Nonprofit Leaders: Learn what inspires & how they motivate

Join us for our annual open session of Leadership Westchester as they are introduced to key leaders with personal and organizational impact. March 29, 2016 8:30-10:30 am 800 Westchester Avenue, 5th Floor Center Auditorium, No charge, but reservations are required. Brought to you by Volunteer New York! and made possible through the generosity of RPW [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:15-04:00 March 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HHREC and Iona College William H. Donat Shoah Commemoration

Dr. Mehnaz Afridi will speak on the Jewish and Muslim Responses: Religious Cooperation and Crisis from the Time of the Holocaust to the Present. Dr. Afridi is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education at Manhattan College. She is committed to interfaith work, contemporary Islam, and Holocaust education. [...]

By | 2016-03-09T15:31:50-04:00 March 9th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference

The second annual Hudson Valley dementia conference, Meeting of the Minds, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton at 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10951. The conference will feature keynote speakers and breakout groups for people with early-stage Alzheimer's, caregivers, Spanish-speaking caregivers and caregiving [...]

By | 2016-03-07T20:34:45-04:00 March 7th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

The Business Council of Westchester congratulates The Westchester Medical Center Health Network

The Business Council of Westchester congratulates The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), one of the 2016 Business Council of Westchester's Business Hall Of Fame winners, on their important announcement today about their plans to build a state-of-the-art Ambulatory Care Pavilion on its Valhalla campus. This $230 million dollar project will not only create 180 [...]

By | 2016-03-02T22:23:27-04:00 March 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments