Business Breakfast Dialogue—Antun’s of Westchester, 35 Valley Avenue, Elmsford. 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. Laura Winterroth, Founding Partner of TD Consulting Group, will lead a fast-paced session on the art and discipline of Active Listening. She will explore proven techniques to make your listening glisten through a series of dynamic exercises and activities. Learn and practice among friends and colleagues. For more information, visit westchesterny.org.
15th annual African American Chamber of Commerce of Westchester and Rockland Awards and Scholarship Dinner—6 p.m. Westchester Manor, 140 Saw Mill River Road (Rt.9A), Hastings-on-Hudson. Local political and business leaders in six categories will be honored for their contributions to the African American small business community. Michael Blake, former Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement and Deputy Associate Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs—currently serving as National Deputy Director for the Obama 2012 campaign—will deliver the Keynote Address. Michael Clay, Director of Opportunity Programs Group for DASNY, will serve as Master of Ceremony. For ticket information, visit the Chamber’s website at www.aaccnys.org.
“Circles of Influence” Business After Business—Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains. 5-7 p.m. This event is designed for Business Council of Westchester members to bring nonmembers to learn about the benefits of membership. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book-signing benefit for the visiting Nurses Association of the Hudson Valley—Doubletree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown. 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley will present “Celebrating Milestones: A Woman’s Journey” featuring a book signing and presentation by New York Times bestselling author Sarah Brokaw, daughter of renowned newsman Tom Brokaw. “Celebrating Milestones” will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, a vendor sale, auction prizes, and gifts for all guests. Tickets are available for a $100 donation and can be purchased by calling (914) 666-7616, ext. 211, or online at www.vnahv.org. For more information, please call Laura Elmore at (914) 666-7616 ext. 210.
Fall Leadership Dinner and APEX Awards, Doubletree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. Join the Westchester County Association as the organization honors its 2011 APEX Award winners. The keynote speaker will be Katherine Farley, Senior Managing Director, Tishman Speyer Chair, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, visit westchester.org.
Young Professionals Networking Series, Westchester Country Club, 52 Biltmore Avenue, Rye. 5:30-8 p.m. 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.
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.