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Monday, October 29, 2018

What a Celebration!

A Night to Remember

44687746 1960013567375691 3622269344639090688 oIt was so wonderful to have more than 300 members of the community with us to celebrate our 50th anniversary on October 18th. We honored Dr. Marsha Gordon, Clarfeld Financial Advisors, and Peter and Marian Wright Edelman, and raised $21,000 for our scholarship fund. Most exciting of all, we made many new friends who now recognize that quality early care is the key to all that comes after. We're excited to move forward together to realize our vision for Westchester, where every door is open to every child.

Thank you to everyone who supported this event.
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Join us for a half-day of training focusing on nurturing, guiding and teaching infants and toddlers in classrooms and family programs!

Keynote: The Power of Your Presence: How Early Childhood Educators Shape Young Minds
Highlights: Keynote address, 5 Break-out sessions from which to choose, 3.5 hours of training, Resources & Materials, Continental Breakfast


Click here to register

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

50th Anniversary Celebration

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41913642 1914771725233209 7288130429784162304 oIs it a coincidence that it's our 50th anniversary and City and State NY has named our Executive Director Kathy Halas as one of the Westchester Power 50? Probably, but no matter... we couldn't agree more with their assessment!

"Kathy Halas is on the front lines in the fight for affordable child care. Since 2003, Halas has been the executive director of the Child Care Council of Westchester, a resource and referral agency helping parents find safe and suitable child care. That extends to after-school care, with the organization supporting 750 providers and programs for kids up to age 12. When county programs are threatened, Halas heads straight for the county board, appealing to legislators and getting results for Westchester families."

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CaptureBCW President/CEO Dr. Marsha Gordon, Clarfeld Financial Advisors, Marian Wright Edelman and Peter Edelman to be recognized on October 18th event in Elmsford, NY

Scarsdale, NY (September 2018) - The Child Care Council of Westchester (CCCW) will celebrate its 50th year by honoring individuals/organizations that exemplify its mission and vision: "Business Visionary" Dr. Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of the Business Council of Westchester; "Give Local Leader" Clarfeld Financial Advisors; and "Child Advocacy Pioneers" Peter Edelman, professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children's Defense Fund. They will be recognized at a cocktail party from 7:00 to 10:00 pm on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Captain Lawrence Brewing Company in Elmsford, NY. Tickets are available online at

"We chose this esteemed group of honorees because they represent the breadth and depth of work being done across our county, state, and nation to improve opportunities for children," said Child Care Council Executive Director Kathy Halas. "While our organization focuses on access to quality early child care and education, our mission is inexorably intertwined with many others. We must help families rise out of poverty for good, increase access to physical and mental health services, help businesses create jobs, fight for working mothers, and so much more. And we must support the other nonprofits that are making these things happen. That's what our honorees have spent their lives and their careers doing."

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Find out about the Council's hottest's for employers! This newsletter was a recommendation by the Council's Business Advisory Council. They know what employers need and we have insight to benefit them.

Did you know that 50% of working parents state that unreliable child care impacts their work? This is one of the major reasons why employers struggle with recruiting and retaining qualified staff. The Council is here to help employers solve their employees' child care issues. Check out our latest Employer News You Can Use

It comes out 5 times a year. Contact Nicole Masucci This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive our next Employer News You Can Use. Don't miss out!

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In celebration of our 50th year, we are so pleased to honor:

Business Visionary - Dr. Marsha Gordon, CEO of the Business Council of Westchester

Give Local Leader - Clarfeld Financial Advisors

Child Advocacy Pioneers - Peter Edelman & Marian Wright Edelman


Please join us at Captain Lawrence Brewing Company on October 18th, 2018

Details and RSVP

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

2019 Annual Awards Breakfast


Let's celebrate child care! Join us at our Annual Awards Breakfast as we award child care professionals and loval businesses for making a positive impact in child care.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Fall Infant Toddler Conference


2018 Fall Infant Toddler Conference: Through Young Eyes 

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Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

313 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, New York 10583

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Child Care Specialists extended hours are available on Tuesdays until 7pm to help you make an informed decision about child care.

Phone: (914) 761-3456
Toll-Free: 1 (844) 387-7525

Fax: (914) 761-1957

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