Each event has accessiblity codes that indicate if and how special needs are handled. Use the key to understand the codes:
- A - Wheelchair Accessible Entrance
- B - Wheelchair Accessible Bathrooms
- P - Reserved Parking Spaces
- SL - Sign Language
- I - Interpreter
- LS - Listening System
For more information, to request a spring booklet, or to be added to our mailing list, contact the Office for Women.
|25||Assemble Your Dream Team to Make Your Restaurant Successful
Women's Enterprise Development Center, 1133 Westchester Avenue, Suite N-220, White Plains
8:30 – 10 a.m.
Workshop topics will include: how to find and hire the right people - turning your dream team into your sales team - combating staff turnover and creating loyal employees. Speaker: Janet Irizarry, Restaurant Consultant. Sponsor: Women's Enterprise Development Center. For more information and to register visit http://wedcbiz.org/event/assemble-your-dream-team-to-make-your-restaurant-successful/ or contact Sylvia Herzog at . Fee per person: $10
|27||Take Full Advantage of the Gift of Longevity – A Program for Baby Boomers and Older Adults to Improve: Health; Financial Well-Being; Social Connections
The Kensington Assisted Living, 100 Maple Avenue, White Plains
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Topics: Balancing work and caregiving; Living arrangements; Loss and change; Fraud and scams; Family violence, Abuse; Sexual harassment; Financial hardship; Avoiding inheritance arguments; Property management after divorce, separation; Medicare; Maintaining Health. Speakers: Michael LaMagna, Attorney; Alberthe Bernier, Attorney; Debbie Drelich, LSW, Geriatric Case Manager; Vivienne Bartley, Registered Nurse (unconfirmed). Sponsor: Zonta Club of Westchester. For more information and to register contact Rosemarie Cornacchio at or (914) 337-1021. Fee: free. Registration required (A)
|28||Hope's Door 2017 Annual Spring Gala
Sleepy Hollow Country Club, 777 Albany Post Road, Briarcliff Manor
6:30 – 11 p.m.
Join us for a fun night of dinner and dancing to The Pimpinella Band. We will have a live and silent auction, as well as a unique raffle item sponsored by John Iodice: a custom Yankees pinstripe motorized child’s car with a removable hood signed by New York Yankee players at Spring Training. Raffle tickets are currently available on our website; the winner will be drawn at the gala, but the winner does not need to be in attendance. We are looking forward to honoring our good friend Jean Marie Connolly, who served on the Hope’s Door Board of Directors for eight years and currently serves on our Advisory Board. For Jean, our children’s programs are close to her heart, which is why this year, Hope’s Door will honor Jean by focusing our gala on the children we serve, while raising funds for all of our programs and services. Our event sponsors to date are: Platinum: TD Bank/ TD Charitable Foundation; Gold: Altium Wealth Management LLC, ECCO III Enterprises, Inc./ECCO Development, LLC, Nancy K. Simpkins; Silver: Blakely & Martin Brodbeck, Jean Marie Connolly & Mark Iannucci, Martha & Jeff Kohn, Laurie & Paul Sturz, The Westchester Bank; Friends: CARLSON & CARLSON, INCORPORATED and Jill & Marty Deitch, Kate Kerpchar/JoAnn Rossano, Dan Schorr; Patron: Elizabeth Carlton. For more information or to purchase sponsorships, tickets or raffle tickets, visit www.HopesDoorNY.org/events/2017-annual-spring-gala; to register contact Jennifer Ryan Safsel at or (914) 747-0828 x1005. Fee varies. Registration required
|30||Self-Defense Session (Women Only)
Upper Westchester Muslim Society (UWMS), 401 Clairmont Road, Thornwood
1 – 4 p.m.
Instructor Maryam K. Aziz will teach a self-defense session for ladies only. Sponsor: American Muslim
Women’s Association (AMWA). For more information and to register contact Fozia Khan at . Fee: non-AMWA members $10; members free. Registration required
|6||Night for Change
The Time Nyack, 400 High Street, Nyack
Join us for a festive evening of inspiration and reflection as we recognize champions of our cause who stand in solidarity with all victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other crimes. Honorees: Paul Adler, Esq. and Jennifer Laird White. Sponsor: Center for Safety & Change. For more information and to register contact Irene Tsetsekos at . Fee: $175. Registration required
|12||In the Company of Woman
DoubleTree by Hilton, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown
A woman's inspiration often comes from another woman in her life... her mother, sister, friend, or peer. In its ongoing efforts to empower women and eliminate racism, the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester presents an annual “In the Company of Women” luncheon. The YWCA continues to build this highly acclaimed event, which draws over 600 diverse and successful women (and a few good men) from across Westchester County and beyond. We invite you to join us as we celebrate and applaud all those who empower women and whose efforts, leadership, and advocacy greatly impact lives throughout Westchester County. For more information and to register visit www.ywcawpcw.org or contact Marianne Gordineer at or (914) 949-6227 x147. Fee: $175. Registration required (A,B,P)
|5||Center for Safety & Change Fashion Preview
Hudson House of Nyack, 134 Main Street
Preview items for sale at the Center for Safety & Change Fashion Sale, passed hors d'oeuvres & accessory sale. For more information and to register contact Irene Tsetsekos at Fee: $25. Registration required
|13-15||Center for Safety & Change Designer Fashion Sale
Helen Hayes Youth Theater, 142 Main Street, Nyack
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Huge Designer Fashion Sale. All items new with tags. Designers include Nally & Millie, Lafayette 148 and Ronni Rabl and more. For more information and to register contact Irene Tsetsekos at . Fee: free
|28||AMWA's Summer Interfaith Luncheon
Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Due to Ramadan in June, American Muslim Women’s Association (AMWA) will hold its luncheon on the last Wednesday in June. Representatives will discuss their interpretations of concepts through the Torah, the Holy Bible and the Qur’an – Topic: Love thy neighbor…Which neighbor must I love. Speakers: Rabbi Fredda Cohen, Chaplain White Plains Hospital; Rev. Carole Johannsen, Chaplain, Phelps’s Memorial Hospital Center; and Dr. Mahjabeen Hasan, AMWA’s chairperson. Sponsor: AMWA. For more information and to register contact Fozia Qureshi at or (914) 723-0897. Fee: $20. Registration requested
|8||Women Distance Festival 5k Run Walk
Rockland Lake State Park, 299 Rockland Lake Road, Nyack
For 29 years, the Women’s Distance Festival 5K has been the only women’s running or walking event in Rockland County. Ladies, this is your race – so come join us for the historic 30th Annual Women’s Distance Festival, as we unite in our goal of 1000 women and girls strong. This race is presented by Rockland Road Runners and as always the proceeds will benefit the Center for Safety and Change. For more information and to register visit www.rocklandroadrunners.org/event/womens-distance-festival-5k or contact Irene Tsetsekos at or (845) 588-5108. Fee: $27.50. Registration required
|26||Center for Safety & Change Golf Tournament 2017
Rockland Country Club, 380 Route 9W, Sparkill
Golf Tournament and Dinner Reception benefiting Center for Safety & Change, Rockland County's only non-profit agency offering confidential life-saving, life-changing and critical comfort, when needed most, to victims and survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking, domestic violence and other crimes. Sponsor: Center for Safety & Change. For more information and to register contact Irene Tsetsekos at . Fee: $300. Registration required
|20||Hope's Door 19th Annual Teen Symposium
Manhattanville College, Reid Castle, 2900 Purchase Street, Purchase
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
An interactive experience where students can hear and be heard about relationships. For more information and to register please contact Gina Donahue at . Fee: free. Registration required
|26||Hope's Door 2017 Annual Fall Luncheon
Elmwood Country Club, 850 Dobbs Ferry Road, White Plains
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Our luncheon will focus on women’s economic empowerment and raise awareness and funds during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our luncheon co-chairs are Karen Burchetta and Caroline Shepherd. We are currently forming our luncheon committee, and are reaching out to the community for new members. For more information and to register contact Jennifer Ryan Safsel at (914) 747-0828 x1005 or . Fee varies. Registration required
|1||Center for Safety & Change Simona & Jerome A. Chazen Business Luncheon
Paramount Country Club, 60 Zukor Road, New City
Networking Business Luncheon honoring Recipient(s) of the Simona & Jerome A. Chazen Business Award and benefiting the Center for Safety & Change, Rockland County's only non-profit agency offering confidential life-saving, life-changing and critical comfort, when needed most, to victims and survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking, domestic violence and other crimes. For more information and to register contact Irene Tsetsekos at . Fee: $100. Registration require
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