Monthly Archives: July 2017

St. Christopher’s 20th Annual Golf Classic

St. Christopher’s is proud to host its 20th Annual Golf Outing, the James & Barbara Chin Golf Classic, and we invite you to join us on October 3, 2017 at Leewood Golf Club in Eastchester. This event will once again bring everyone together to benefit the organization’s fundraising efforts to expand its programs and offerings [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:04:36-04:00 July 31st, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

You’re Ready to Hire. Now What?

On September 12, we'll be holding a workshop with the Women's Enterprise Development Center concerning best practices and legal compliance with respect to hiring, payroll and employment policies. The workshop is meant for employers of all sizes - whether the business is just considering hiring a first employee, or a company that's already hired hundreds. [...]

By | 2017-07-28T08:44:11-04:00 July 28th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

An Exciting Year for Valerie Wilson Travel

More than thirty-five years later, Valerie Wilson Travel has a story to tell. When the company was founded in September 1981, with just three people in New York City’s Pan Am Building, never did we imagine the achievement, growth, and world-renowned reputation that Valerie Wilson Travel enjoys today. Founder, Owner, Chairman & CEO Valerie Ann [...]

By | 2017-07-31T09:53:09-04:00 July 28th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton to Accept Award at BCW Annual Dinner

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the featured speaker at The Business Council of Westchester’s Annual Fall Dinner on Monday, November 20 at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook. At that time The Business of Council of Westchester will present Secretary Clinton with the Westchester Global Leadership Laureate Award. “We are pleased to present Westchester’s [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:11-04:00 July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Milestone Project to Transform Downtown

The revitalization of downtown New Rochelle got another big boost with the announcement this week of RXR Realty’s plans to build two 28-story mixed-use towers on the site of parking garage south of Main Street. The $300 million, two-phase development would feature 650 and 700 residential units between the two towers plus 35,000 – 40,000 [...]

By | 2017-07-27T17:19:43-04:00 July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Forum Focuses on ‘Hidden Hunger’ in Westchester

From left, John Ravitz, Executive VP and COO, Business Council of Westchester; Dr. Mona Kennedy, Family Medicine Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester; State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins; Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino; Bob Yager, Senior Vice President and Division Lead of Stop & Shop New York Metro Division; Leslie Gordon, CEO and President of [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:11-04:00 July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WESTMED Medical Group Named a “Best Workplace in New York”

WESTMED Medical Group of Purchase, NY, a nationally recognized multi-specialty medical group, has been named #23 out of 25 on the list of the “Best Large Workplaces in New York” by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/new-york/2017/large-companies The list considered 137,000 employee surveys about the organizations’ culture, leadership, benefits, and [...]

By | 2017-07-25T13:42:14-04:00 July 25th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Wartburg’s 5th Annual Jazz in June Gala Raises $210,000

Wartburg, an award-winning provider of comprehensive senior residential and healthcare services, hosted their 5th annual Jazz in June, raising over a record $210,000. The event was held at the Surf Club on the Sound in New Rochelle, NY, with nearly 340 guests and 40 sponsors. This year’s event included a special musical performance by four [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:11-04:00 July 25th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments

Walter’s Hot Dogs Featured at Ellis Island Exhibit

As reported by Joanna Prisco of the Journal News, "In honor of National Hot Dog Month, the owners of Nathan’s Famous, Sabrett, Vienna Beef, Hebrew National, and Westchester's own Walter’s Hot Dogs joined together in a Hot Dog Summit outside of the National Museum of Immigration to celebrate the opening of an exhibit that tracks [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:11-04:00 July 24th, 2017|Member News|0 Comments