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  • WCA to Honor Four Visionaries at Fall Leadership Dinner

  • OCT 23, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Keynoter John Bassett to Address Staying Competitive in the Global Economy

    The Westchester County Association's signature event, the annual Fall Leadership Dinner, will cap off the celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. This year, four individuals will be honored for their exceptional achievements in their respective industries, and for having a positive impact on the Westchester business community, and the regional economy. The keynote speaker, John D. Bassett, III, chairman of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company and subject of the New York Times bestseller, “Factory Man,” written by Beth Macy, will offer his five principals of competing successfully in a global economy...


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  • WCA: Clean Water Loan for TZ Funding is Resourceful, Environmentally Responsible

  • JUN 26, 2014 | INFRASTRUCTURE | 0 COMMENTS

  • Loans Will Lower Costs for Bridge Financing While Protecting Wildlife

    In a special statement issued this week about the $511 million low-interest loan issued by New York State to the Thruway Authority for environmental remediation in conjunction with the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, William M. Mooney, Jr., CEO of the Westchester County Association, said that protecting taxpayers while also protecting the environment is a win-win.

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  • Iona College Expansion to Include Business School, Expanded Trading Floor and New Incubator Space

  • FEB 14, 2014 | COUNTY GOV'T, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, REGULATORY ISSUES | 0 COMMENTS

  • WCA Applauds Campus Additions, Expected to Nurture Entrepreneurial Climate in Westchester County

    Iona College officials have approved a campus master plan with multi-million dollar projects including space to create and support new businesses and attract economic development in the surrounding North Avenue corridor in the City of New Rochelle, the Westchester County Business Journal reported this week.
    The new 54,000-square-foot home for the School of Business includes an incubator space, which is great news for Westchester, notes Marissa Brett, director of the WCA’s BLUEPRINT for Westchester, the aggressive economic development initiative to stimulate business development. 

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