Monthly Archives: November 2019

Entergy In Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recognized Entergy Corporation as a Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame inductee during the 2019 Citizens Awards ceremony last week. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the annual awards program, which recognizes the most innovative and impactful corporate citizenship initiatives raising the bar on social responsibility and spearheading the [...]

By | 2019-11-21T17:24:13-05:00 November 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

MGM Resorts Is in a New York State of Mind

Empire City Casino  executives were joined Wednesday afternoon on the country’s sixth largest gaming floor by local, county and state elected officials, as well as  community and business leaders, to celebrate the property’s first major upgrades since being acquired less than 10 months ago by MGM Resorts International. With M life Rewards, members can earn [...]

By | 2019-11-21T17:07:33-05:00 November 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Westchester County Releases Housing Needs Assessment

Westchester County Executive George Latimer this week released a comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment, which looks at the county’s history of housing policies, provides findings on a wide variety of demographic, housing and affordability issues, and provides 12 recommendations, including “best practices” from across the country, among other detailed findings. “Affordable housing is a major contributing [...]

By | 2019-11-21T15:23:34-05:00 November 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

San Francisco High-Tech Tool Company moves to Peekskill in What Could be Start of Incubator Row

High-tech manufacturer Bantam Tools opened the doors to its new headquarters in Peekskill on Monday with company founder Bre Pettis saying he envisions this as a start of an “incubator” row in the city’s downtown. “This really marks our first step toward creating a hub of sustainable innovation in the Hudson Valley,” Pettis said at Monday’s ribbon-cutting [...]

By | 2019-11-21T17:07:42-05:00 November 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

United Way of Westchester and Putnam-Job Opportunity

UNITED WAY OF WESTCHESTER AND PUTNAM, INC. Job Description Position: Controller Reports to: Chief Operating Officer Category: Exempt Primary function: Manage day to day input of financial information to maintain accurate and timely financial position by analyzing data. Oversee and manage the organization’s various accounting functions and reporting system activities such as accounts receivable and [...]

By | 2019-11-15T13:20:11-05:00 November 15th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

From Ideas to Action: Design Thinking for Business Professionals

Organizations face larger and more complex issues and disruptions every day. Learn from our panel of business experts how their organizations are using design thinking to think creatively and strategically through collaboration. This discussion will help you to not only apply design thinking to your work, but also in leadership, and could be the process [...]

By | 2019-11-15T12:42:14-05:00 November 15th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

Tune In To Leadership Blog Launch

Jazz Leadership Project founders Greg Thomas and Jewel Kinch-Thomas have launched the Tune In To Leadership blog to advance creative conversations on leadership in personal, civic, cultural and organizational life. We believe strongly that jazz is one of the most powerful contemporary models and metaphors for individual excellence and high-performance collaboration amidst the most momentous [...]

By | 2019-11-15T12:21:00-05:00 November 15th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

DataKey Leads Design Thinking Program at Manhattanville College

DataKey Consulting, headed by Business Council of Westchester Board Member Ted Miller, held its 9th Annual CEO Summit at the Center for Design Thinking at Manhattanville College on Thursday, November 14. The event, “Moving the Needle with Design Thinking,” drew leaders of small to mid-size businesses in the area. Manhattanville President Michael Geisler welcomed the [...]

By | 2019-11-14T18:00:51-05:00 November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCW Urges Legislature to Support MTA Capital Plan

In keeping with the BCW’s legislative priorities, the Business Council of Westchester submitted testimony to New York State Legislative committees on November 8, calling for them to support the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 2020-2024 Capital Program. “We are fortunate to have three Metro-North lines serving our county. The investment that is included in the MTA's 2020-2024 [...]

By | 2019-11-14T16:29:25-05:00 November 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Westchester County Executive George Latimer touts tax cut at BCW’s Key Bank event

Reducing property taxes, creating more affordable housing and achieving fiscal stability, were among the goals Westchester County Executive George Latimer says he sought this year when creating his $2.1 billion 2020 spending plan. In a presentation at the Business Council of Westchester’s Key Bank breakfast on Monday at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown, Latimer said he [...]

By | 2019-11-14T16:05:00-05:00 November 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments