Monthly Archives: February 2017

BCW, Westchester Green Business, and Westchester County Hold Real Estate Roundtable

L-R John Ravitz, Executive Vice President and COO, The Business Council of Westchester; Renee Brown, Vice President, LeChase Construction; Dani Glaser, Westchester Green Business Program Director; Scott Fernqvist, Westchester Green Business Program Director; George Oros, Chief of Staff, Westchester County Executive. A real estate roundtable sponsored by the WGB partners, The Business Council [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Political Leadership Series to Feature County Legislators

As part of its Political Leadership Series, The Business Council of Westchester will host the “Annual Meet the Members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators Reception.” The program at the C.V. Rich Mansion in White Plains will be held from 6-8 p.m. on March 2. BCW Executive Vice President and COO John Ravitz said [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

BCW Partners with the Galleria on Talent Development

Giving local high school students advice about choosing a career, John Thompson, Marketing and Business Development Manager at the Galleria mall in White Plains, told students to find jobs that reflect their skills. “Don’t try to reinvent the wheel,’’ he said. “Look to your strengths. Chances are that the right career for you involves doing [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

BCW Stands with Murphy in Calling for State Infrastructure Funding

The BCW joined Senator Terrence Murphy this week at a news conference unveiling the New York State Water Infrastructure Relief Act. The proposed legislation would provide a $10 million a year award to a qualifying municipal project. John Ravitz, Vice President and COO of the Business Council of Westchester, said he attended the news conference [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Child Care Council of Westchester Honoring the 2017 Champions for Children

Join us to celebrate the people and organizations who help Westchester’s children reach their potential, through quality early care and education and other life-changing programs and initiatives. The 2017 Champions for Children are Dr. Jennifer Canter, CCCW Board member Cecilia McKenney of Frontier Communications; and the Ossining Union Free School District. Joey Award winners are [...]

By | 2017-02-23T19:37:30-04:00 February 23rd, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Tompkins Mahopac Bank Launches Lightning Loans Program for Business Loans

TOMPKINS MAHOPAC BANK LAUNCHES LIGHTNING LOANS PROGRAM FOR BUSINESS LOANS Online Program Allows for Faster, Easier Approval Hudson Valley, NY, February 22, 2017- Tompkins Mahopac Bank (TMB), with locations in Wappingers Falls and throughout the Hudson Valley, announces the launch of its Lightning Loans program. A fast turnaround business loan program, Lightning Loans features a [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 22nd, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

February 27th Free Networking Event Focuses on Tech Innovations for Nonprofits

TeamLogicIT, a Managed IT Services Provider, and TechSoup, a nonprofit network providing technical support and tools to other nonprofits, will host a free share and learn session, "What is Virtualization and Why Should Nonprofits Care," Monday, February 27, 6PM, at TeamLogic IT, 170 Hamilton Avenue, in downtown White Plains. Attendees will learn about the benefits [...]

By | 2017-02-16T20:23:40-04:00 February 16th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

BCW Welcomes New Pace University President

BCW Member Pace University announced this week the appointment of Marvin Krislov as its eighth president, succeeding outgoing President Stephen Friedman. Kislov, President of Oberlin College, will take the helm at Pace University on August 1. “We welcome Marvin Krislov and applaud the choice of such an accomplished scholar and passionate advocate of higher education [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Power Breakfast a Big Success

From left, Sean Murphy of Murphy Brothers Contracting Inc, Maria Lopez of Tompkins Mahopac Bank; Manny Correia of Tompkins Mahopac Bank; Charlie Dumas of Tompkins Mahopac Bank; Jennifer Flowers of Accreditation Guru, Inc; BCW Vice President of Membership & Programs Sara James; Allison Madison of Madison Approach Staffing; Geri Pell of Pell Wealth Partners; [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Move to Reform Costly Scaffold Law Getting New Life

The Business Council of Westchester co-sponsored a very successful lobbying day in Albany on Wednesday to support new legislation that would reform the Scaffold Law, which has been a key issue for the BCW for many years. The day presented an opportunity for a coalition opposed to the law to unveil new branding, a new website, [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-04:00 February 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments