Monthly Archives: April 2017

Applications Begin for Next Round of Economic Development Grants

Governor Andrew Cuomo this week announced the launch of Round VII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, a competition for more than $800 million in economic development funds statewide. The competition enables businesses, municipalities, not-for-profits and members of the public to complete one application for assistance from dozens of state programs for project that [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:13-05:00 April 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Danone Stirring Things Up in the Dairy Industry

Danone’s $10 billion acquisition of soy milk producer WhiteWave Foods became final this week. Under its new name, DanoneWave, it becomes the country’s largest dairy entity, outside of cheese, and the largest public-benefit corporation in the U.S. The company will have more than $6 billion in revenue and 6,000 employees, according to the company press release, and will split [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:13-05:00 April 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Top Businesses Shine at BCW Hall of Fame

The Annual Business Hall of Fame Awards dinner, which is considered one of the most prestigious business events of the year in Westchester, had a family theme this year as four of the six businesses honored started as small, family-owned companies. Videos presented told the story of companies that started from inspiration and grew [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:13-05:00 April 27th, 2017|Member News, News|0 Comments

“In the Company of Women”- the YWCA to Honor BCW Board Member Millie Hernandez-Becker

On Friday, May 12, 2017 the YWCA of White Plains and Central Westchester will be honoring Mille Hernandez Becker for her commitment to the community and her support of inclusive programing for youth – no matter their ability.  Please join us to recognize her and the other deserving honorees.  The event is called “In the [...]

By | 2017-04-27T11:32:32-04:00 April 27th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Inspiriamedia CEO To Raise Money For Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Ronnie Ram, CEO and co-founder of inbound marketing and outdoor advertising company, InspiriaMedia Group, will be participating in this year’s Man & Woman of the Year Fundraiser (MWOY). MWOY is a ten-week fundraising competition hosted annually by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), culminating in a Grand Finale Celebration Gala. Participants across the country organize [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:13-05:00 April 26th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Wartburg Named Among Best Nursing Homes In New York State

For the seventh consecutive year, Wartburg’s Skilled Nursing Facility located in Mount Vernon, NY, was named one of the “Best Nursing Homes in New York State” by U.S. News & World Report. The nursing home, which offers residential living for those needing long term care, with a specialized dementia floor and a specially trained staff, [...]

By | 2017-04-26T10:49:07-04:00 April 26th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Westchester Green Business and HEINEKEN USA Talk Sustainability

HEINEKEN USA Presented Brewing a Better World at the Westchester Green Business Leaders in Sustainability Speaker Series Nearly eighty businesses gathered at the WGB Leaders in Sustainability Speaker Series to hear from presenter Dayna Adelman, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at HEINEKEN USA, who oversees the U.S. implementation of HEINEKEN's global sustainability platform, Brewing a [...]

By | 2017-04-25T11:26:22-04:00 April 25th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

State of the County Highlights Top Achievements for Westchester

Public/private partnerships, the creation of a bio-tech/life sciences sector in Westchester and keeping taxes under control by using creative strategies, were among the top initiatives highlighted by Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino last night during his 2017 State of the County address. The one-hour speech at the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains reviewed some [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:13-05:00 April 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Arc of Westchester’s 29th Annual Employer Recognition Breakfast Will Honor Community Leaders, Local Businesses

HAWTHORNE, N.Y., April 19, 2017 – Arc of Westchester will hold its 29th Annual Employer Recognition Breakfast on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown. The event will celebrate the 250 partnerships between Arc of Westchester and public and private businesses in the community. Government officials and [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:13-05:00 April 20th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments