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ArtsNews goes online

BCW Member ArtWestchester has moved its invaluable publication ArtsNews online during the COVID-19 crisis. Please share this wonderful asset and learn about what is happening in the arts community.CLICK HERE TO READ ARTS NEWS.

By | 2020-04-02T17:59:27-04:00 April 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

BCW Webinar on Cares Act This Week Draws More Than 800

A BCW webinar held Monday entitled Washington’s $2 Trillion Dollar Stimulus Package: What Will the Impact be for Westchester’s Economy and Businesses? featured a panel of experts who discussed how local businesses, non-profits and individuals could benefit from the aid package passed by the Senate and House and signed by the President last week.  The CARES act, the [...]

By | 2020-04-02T18:00:48-04:00 April 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

BCW Member Regeneron to Donate 500,000 COVID-19 Test Kits

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is creating 500,000 test kits for New York State at no charge amid a nationwide shortage of test kits and swabs. The first batch of test kits was delivered Monday and the State will receive an ongoing delivery of 25,000 kits per day. "New [...]

By | 2020-04-02T18:06:49-04:00 April 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

BCW Member Bantam Tools helps to create ventilators in COVID-19 Crisis

Bantam Tools, which relocated to Peekskill from the San Francisco Bay area, has received 67 applications in three days inquiring about its offer to volunteer use of its milling machines. This ranges from a fire department in Westchester County to hospitals, universities’ research groups and applicants in other countries. The machines which Bantam [...]

By | 2020-04-02T18:21:45-04:00 April 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

BCW Promotes Restaurants with Listings of Services

In an effort to support area restaurants, The Business Council of Westchester has compiled a list of more than 50 restaurants who are offering take out services during the COVID-19 Emergency."This is a difficult time for our small businesses, especially restaurants who have been forced to close due to the outbreak," said Marsha Gordon. [...]

By | 2020-03-26T17:03:37-04:00 March 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Westchester Community Foundation Launches Fund with Donations from RXR and others

Westchester Community Foundation has announced that it has established the Westchester COVID-19 Response Fund. An anonymous donor has pledged to match all donations up to $1 million. This fund is in addition to a $1 million contribution by RXR Realty to the RXR Building Community Fund at the Westchester Community Foundation. Initial funding will [...]

By | 2020-03-26T17:00:32-04:00 March 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Verizon Launches Small Business Recovery Grant Program

BCW members are continuing to come forward to assist in the COVID-19 crisis. Verizon is the latest and this week announced that his has launched a small businesses recovery fund. A trailblazing investment of $2.5 million from Verizon is making it possible for them to begin offering critical relief and resiliency-building support to small [...]

By | 2020-03-27T10:48:14-04:00 March 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

YMCA to open Emergency Day Care

Beginning Monday, March 23 the YMCA of White Plains will begin offering emergency day care. Preference will be given to families on the front lines addressing this national emergency. These may include: health care workers, nurses, doctors, EMS professionals, police, fire & essential service personnel. LOCATION: White Plains YMCA, 250 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains [...]

By | 2020-03-19T19:02:45-04:00 March 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

United Way of Westchester and Putnam has announced grants for local non-profits

The United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that in response to the hardships created by the Coronavirus it is releasing funds totaling up to $50,000 through grants to nonprofits in Westchester. The organization is looking to target nonprofits directly helping the underprivileged or ALICE populations, those who are employed by are living paycheck-to-paycheck, [...]

By | 2020-03-19T19:04:24-04:00 March 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments