Monthly Archives: June 2017

Regeneron Named to List of Most Community-Minded Companies

Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, this week named Regeneron to “The Civic 50” list of most community-minded organizations. The Westchester-based bio-technology company was selected based on four dimensions of community engagement programs: investment, integration, institutionalization and impact. Regeneron's citizenship and community involvement programs include the title sponsorship of the [...]

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

Peekskill Complex Puts a New Spin on Entertainment

From left, Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina; Deb Milone, Executive Director, Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce; County Director of Economic Development George Oros; County Legislator John Testa; County Executive Robert P. Astorino; Cortlandt Town Supervisor Linda Puglisi, Business Council of Westchester Executive Vice President and COO John Ravitz. Congratulations to BCW member Diamond [...]

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

Big Win for Yonkers Schools

A year after Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano launched his Rebuild Yonkers Schools campaign, the New York State Legislature has passed a bill that would provide $300 million to build three new schools in Yonkers. The bill, sponsored by Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer, will help to build a new Gorton High School and [...]

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

ELLEN BACHNER GREENBERG JOINS THE HHREC BOARD

Mamaroneck resident and life coach Ellen Bachner Greenberg has been named to the Board of Directors of the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center, a not-for-profit organization serving Westchester County and beyond. Ellen holds an MBA from New York University and is a certified Life Coach. She enjoys guiding her clients towards achieving goals, overcoming [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:12-04:00 June 19th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

KARIN MEYERS NAMED AS NEW BOARD MEMBER FOR THE HHREC

Hastings-on-Hudson resident and Bioethicist Karin Meyers, MA, CIP has been named to the Board of the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center, a not-for-profit organization serving Westchester County and beyond. Karin has a BA from Brandeis University and an MA from Manhattanville College. Most recently she was an Adjunct Facility member at The Mount Sinai [...]

By | 2017-06-19T11:41:50-04:00 June 19th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Geri Pell Honored As Top 100 Women Financial Advisor by Barron’s

Geri Eisenman Pell, CFP®, MBA, CDFA a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Rye Brook, was recognized as one of the Top 100 women financial advisors in the country by Barron’s Magazine, a publication covering business and finance. Barron’s recognizes the most outstanding financial advisors who represent the highest levels of ethical standards, professionalism [...]

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

Industry Veteran Mitch Garfinkel Joins Team Durante Rentals

Durante Rentals, a four-time INC 5000 winner, has announced the hiring of Mitch Garfinkel to a senior sales position with the company. Mitch brings almost four decades of construction equipment sales experience to the role, where he will be instrumental in expanding Durante’s new and used sales divisions, as well Durante Rentals future stages of [...]

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

State Comptroller featured speaker at this month’s Political Leadership Series

Join the Business Council of Westchester on Thursday, June 29 at the next Political Leadership Series event featuring guest speaker, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.  The program will be held from 8-9:30am in the Auditorium at 800 Westchester Ave., Rye Brook. As state's chief financial officer, DiNapoli ensures that state and local governments use taxpayer [...]

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

Stellar Evening for BCW’s 2017 Class of Rising Stars

Westchester’s best and brightest took center stage Thursday evening as more than 400 people were on hand to salute the 2017 class of Rising Stars, a diverse and highly talented group representing an impressive array of professions. “These exemplary young professionals have distinguished themselves through their talent, determination, leadership and commitment to the Westchester business [...]

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

WGB Members Honored at 7th Annual Awards Ceremony

The Westchester Green Business (WGB) recognized six exemplary businesses for their achievements in sustainability at the 7th Annual WGB Awards Ceremony held on June 6. County Executive Robert Astorino and BCW President and CEO Marsha Gordon joined WGB Program Directors Dani Glaser and Scott Fernqvist in honoring both Westchester and NYS organizations at the forefront of [...]

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