The BLUEPRINT for Advocacy Committee met last week and Mike Kaplowitz (D), chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, was the newly formed committee's first guest. The BLUEPRINT for Advocacy Committee is an outgrowth of the former Call-to-Action Committee. Kaplowitz explained to two dozen attendees how the new budget would work and also provided some behind-the-scenes insight about the County's budget process and 2016 forecast.
For the second year, WCA's Young Professionals Group is spearheading a
Day of Service in partnership with Volunteer New York! to mobilize one hundred volunteers at Volunteer New York's annual 9/11 Serve + Remember Day of Service. Together,
we are offering WCA supporters an exclusive hour and a half of a
variety of projects, all under one roof, that will make a huge impact in
Please join us and encourage your employees, peers, colleagues, and especially the young professionals, to participate on Friday, September 9, at the Westchester County Center from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
Registration is required for all volunteers; limited to the first 100 registrants.
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You will be asked to create an account if you don't already have one.
Use Invitation Code: WCA2016
Event Sponsors: Manhattanville College, People's United Bank, PFK O'Connor Davies, White Plains Hospital
Jerry Sanders is on to something. His company believes in Smart Transportation for Smart Cities, which led to the invention of a low-cost, elevated Personal Rapid Transportation system (PRT) to replace light rail. It might be just the thing to revolutionize rapid transit within Westchester’s cities or as a connector between one side of the county to the other.
We are proud to honor the women innovators and visionaries who are improving our lives and moving our country forward, and at the same time encourage the next generation of women scientists and mathematicians to reach for the stars.
Tickets: $125 per member and $150 per future member
New York City may be enjoying record success, but that very success – record population, record employment, record tourism – may do it in. “The greatest threat is the inability of the city to accommodate all of the growth that’s happening in a cost-effective way,” said Seth Pinsky, executive vice president of RXR Realty, at a BOMA luncheon on March 10.
New York City may be experiencing affordability issues, but that’s creating an incredible opportunity for the suburbs, he believes. “What’s happening is there are too many people trying to live in desirable locations with an urban feel that are proximate to all the advantages that NYC has to offer. We've seen this...