Monthly Archives: January 2018

White Plains Partnering With Burbio to Track Events

The City of White Plains announced this week that it will partner with BCW member Burbio to help manage the calendar of the city’s growing number of community events. Burbio is a free online platform that aggregates community events into a central calendar, making easier for users to manage events. “We all lead busy lives,” [...]

By | 2018-01-26T10:08:10-04:00 January 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Top Reasons Why Giving Is Good for Your Company

Corporate giving is not only good for the soul, but can be very beneficial to the bottom line, according to experts who discussed the topic Friday at the BCW’s Tompkins Mahopac Bank Power Breakfast. Jennifer Flowers, Founder & CEO of Accreditation Guru Inc., moderated the panel discussion at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains. Panelists [...]

By | 2018-01-26T12:10:31-04:00 January 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Entergy Reaches Agreement with Indian Point Utility Workers

Entergy and the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 reached an agreement Wednesday on a new four-year contract for the union’s approximately 330 workers at the Indian Point Energy Center. The agreement between Entergy and union leadership will have to be approved by the union membership in a vote that is expected to take [...]

By | 2018-01-26T12:50:16-04:00 January 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

White Plains Partners With Burbio

The City of White Plains and the White Plains BID announced a program to partner with Burbio.com. Burbio's free website and apps stream school, non-profit, community and local business events and allows residents to personalize their experience, receive updates, and sync events to their digital calendar. Burbio's free "Digital Cities" program allows any government to [...]

By | 2018-01-24T09:30:46-04:00 January 24th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

Sisters in the Brotherhood Pre-Apprentice Program Info. Session

The Northeast Carpenters Apprentice Training Fund and the Sisters in the Brotherhood, are launching The Pre-Apprentice Program, which can lead to a five-year apprenticeship program with the carpenters union allowing you to earn while you learn. The Pre-Apprentice Program allows for a trial period to find out if carpentry fits your career path. Qualifications: • [...]

By | 2018-01-24T09:29:42-04:00 January 24th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

Calling all Rising Stars: Boost your StarPower

BCW Rising Stars and others looking for career development are invited to sign up for The StarPower Leadership Program, a professional development program facilitated by Executive Career Transition Coach, Laura Powers, President of Mt. Kisco-based Powers Career Coaching, LLC. StarPower 2018 will consist of five monthly, in-person meetings and will be held in the Boardroom [...]

By | 2018-01-19T10:01:52-04:00 January 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCW Calls for Fiscally Sound State Budget

With New York State facing a $4.4 billion budget deficit and with changes in federal tax law expected to cost the state an additional $14 billion a year, it is more important than ever that the Governor and the Legislature pass a fiscally responsible, on-time budget, said John Ravitz, Executive Vice President and COO of [...]

By | 2018-01-19T10:00:07-04:00 January 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Hudson Valley Still in Running for Amazon HQ

The New York City metro area, including the Hudson Valley, is still in the running as a possible location for Amazon new headquarters. On Thursday, the company announced that it had narrowed the contenders to 20 finalists with the New York Metro area and Newark among the potential locations locally. "It's very exciting that we are [...]

By | 2018-01-19T11:55:28-04:00 January 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Joseph Kaidanow Is New HHREC President

Harrison resident and attorney Joseph Kaidanow, Esq., has been named as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center, a not-for-profit organization serving Westchester County and beyond. "I am truly honored to accept the responsibility of carrying out the mission of the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center. [...]

By | 2018-01-18T12:24:23-04:00 January 18th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

First Latino Business & Professional Network Event of the Year

Please join us Thursday, January 18th from 6:30-8:30 PM at Don Coqui Restaurant-107 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY. Goals of LBPNI is to provide business and career opportunities for our members and friends by providing access to general markets and companies seeking our diversified group of educated and talented participants. Contact Gil Torres at 914 [...]

By | 2018-01-17T12:10:24-04:00 January 17th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments