914 Datebook, November 2011: Business-Related Events, Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, and Networking Opportunities in Westchester County

TUESDAY, 11/15/2011

Association of Development Officers 9th Annual Philanthropy Awards Breakfast—Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill, 81 Highland Ave, Tarrytown, 7:30 am registration, 8–9:30 am breakfast. The breakfast honors those who have made a positive impact in the nonprofit community, either through their philanthropic efforts or dedication to their mission in the following categories: Outstanding Philanthropist, Nonprofit Board Member of the Year, Outstanding Corporation or Foundation, Professional Fundraiser of the Year, and the Youth in Philanthropy Award. The event draws a large representation of nonprofits and the organizations that support them.
Contact Marie Rossi at (914) 241-3917 or visit adoonline.org for information.

WEDNESDAY, 11/16/2011

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The New York State Society of CPAs Foundation for Accounting Education hosts the Public Schools Conference—Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY, 8:40 am-4:35 pm,  Get the latest update on the issues facing public school districts from esteemed speakers including, Jack Dougherty, audit director of the division of local government and school accountability in the NYS Comptroller’s Office, and Carl Cadregari, principal and practice lead for the Information Technology Enterprise Risk Management Team of The Bonadio Group. For those who cannot attend in person, the event will also be featured on a webcast. For more information, contact Jorina Fontelera at (212) 719-8385 or jfontelera@nysscpa.org.

Young Professionals Networking Series—Westchester Country Club, 52 Biltmore Ave, Rye, 5:30 pm-8 pm. The Westchester County Association will host its Young Professionals Networking Reception, co-hosted by the Westchester Chapter of New York State Society of CPAs, the Westchester County Bar Association, and the Westchester Women’s Bar Association. For more information, visit westchester.org.

THURSDAY 11/17/2011

Lunch and Learn: Serving on a Not-For-Profit Board—Sam’s of Gedney Way, 52 Gedney Way, White Plains, 11:30 am-2 pm. Join the Westchester County Association for this talk geared toward business professionals who want to play a leadership role in non-profit boards and want to better understand how it helps the community, your own professional development and your business. To register, visit https://www.westchester.org//Events/Reserve1/2011/res111711.asp

SATURDAY 11/19/2011

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Lidia Matticchio Bastianich at Stew Leonard’s—1 Stew Leonard Dr, Yonkers,
From noon to 2 pm, Lidia will sign copies of her newest cookbook, Lidia’s Italy in America. Stew Leonard’s is offering the cookbook at the special price of $24.99. For more information, please visit http://www.stewleonards.com/press/11lidiayon.cfm

TUESDAY, 12/06/2011

Business Breakfast Dialogue—Antun’s of Westchester, 35 Valley Ave, Elmsford, 7:15 am-9:15 am. Wendy Kaufman of Balancing Life’s Issues, Inc. will facilitate an interactive activity in this Business Council of Westchester-sponsored event.
The ability to understand and communicate effectively in teams is an important part of personal and professional success. Through discussion, interactive exercises and a debriefing session the event will explore how teams can work together most effectively, learn how to apply successful team concepts and strategies in very practical ways. Interpersonal difficulties such as trust, skill identification, conflict resolution and communication issues will be discussed. To register, visit http://events.westchesterny.org/sbaweb/events/events.asp?&id=1&wpid=-101&details=true&cale_id=489&newsession=FALSE&sid=244947804

THURSDAY, 12/08/2011

914INC. magazine hosts a luncheon honoring the 28 women it selected for its new cover story: Westchester’s most Accomplished Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), featuring keynote speaker (and AWE honoree) Chris Madden. The luncheon will be held at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains. For more info or to purchase tickets, visit westchestermagazine.com/womeninbusiness.

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