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Westchester County Business Events (3/23)

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Explore Business Financing Strategies

The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) of Westchester is hosting a workshop entitled Financing Your Business—Different Options for Different Stages, on March 24 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The free workshop, which takes place at the Greenburgh Library in Elmsford, will explain: the mission of the New York Business Development Corporation organization; the different financing options available for small business; and the different financing programs of the New York Business Development Corporation.

More information at: scorewestchester.com/workshops/financing-business-different-options-different-stages/

Learn to Plan Profitable Charity Events

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Fairfield/Westchester Chapter will host its Charity Can Be Profitable event on March 25 from 12 pm at the Rye Grill and Bar in Rye. Local charities are a big economic contributor to Fairfield and Westchester county finances. Westchester’s private, non-profit organizations employed 53,987 paid workers as of the first quarter of 2013. This translates to 13.6 percent of the country’s total workforce, putting Westchester County’s total workforce well above the national average of 8.4 percent. A team of experts in non-profit public relations and marketing will discuss examples of success that can be utilized immediately. Panelists include: Mike Dardano of BuzzPotential, PR expert Hillary Millman, development specialist Dana E.A Lawless, marketing expert Jill Singer, graphic designer Mary Ferrara, and event planner Marissa Coratti.

More information at prsa-wf.org/meetinginfo.php

Hear From A Renowned Entrepreneur

Leading Westchester law firm Withers Bergman will host Jason Friedland, a Westchester County businessman leading successful companies across the real estate, moving and storage, and auto finance industries, as the latest featured guest of the international law firm’s Inside the Entrepreneurial Mind series. The breakfast event will be held on March 26 at The Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook.

“Jason will offer entrepreneurs unique insights and perspectives from his own diverse experiences,” said Withers Bergman Partner Phil DiGennaro, who will moderate the event. “He is one of Westchester’s brightest stars, and we are looking forward to what is sure to be a dynamic conversation as we peek inside his creative mind.” Friedland, the guest of the firm’s first event in Westchester County, is currently managing partner of real estate investment company Westrock Development, president and co-owner of Shleppers Moving & Storage—one of the largest moving companies in the New York tri-state area—and president and co-owner of full-service auto finance company Sensible Auto Finance LLC.

Tickets are now available free of charge for all interested parties; to RSVP, contact events8@withers.us.com or call (212) 848-9898.

Balance Leadership and Inspiration

Join the Women’s Leadership Institute at The Manhattanville School of Business on March 30
 for Balanced Leadership for Women: Live Life Inspired! This interactive one-day workshop will define and articulate enhanced methods of leading, working, being, and contributing more holistically in the workplace. The program will individually coach women leaders on ways to leverage their experiences as they take control of their career development. The workshop is co-facilitated by Kathy D’Agostino, CVI-certified coach/trainer and certified professional coach, and Kathy Meany, director, Women’s Leadership Institute. The event runs from from 9 am to 4 pm at Manhattanville College in Purchase.

$125 per person; includes assessment, materials, and lunch. Space is limited and advance registration is required: https://community.mville.edu/msb.

Succeed in the Healthcare Industry

Fordham University School of Professional and Continuing Studies has announced a new series of six workshops in healthcare administration, Intensive Experience in Healthcare Innovation, designed to provide the skill sets and background necessary to succeed in today’s growing healthcare industry. The workshops will be offered at Fordham’s Westchester campus in West Harrison as weekend intensives (Saturdays and Sundays), six hours per day (9 am to 12 pm/2 pm to 5 pm), 12 hours per workshop. Participants may enroll in one or more workshops and those completing all six will receive a certificate of completion. The workshops are designed for current healthcare middle managers as well as those who have transitioned into healthcare from other industries. The cost is $500 per workshop. The series, which began on April 11 and 12, with Healthcare Information Systems and Data Security:  providing an understanding of technology-based methods used for vital functions in various aspects of the healthcare delivery system. Participants gain a working knowledge of the cyberspace landscape and emerging global and local cyber threats. An overview of types of healthcare data and issues of data collection, use and storage are covered.

For inquiries and to register for the Fordham Healthcare Workshop Series, contact: healthcarepcs@fordham.edu; (914) 367-3301

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