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April 2019 Membership Breakfast – Recruiting Resources: Creating An Inclusive Workplace

Even as the national economy improves, New Yorkers with disabilities are being left behind. In fact, a new analysis published by RespectAbility, a national nonprofit organization that fights stigmas and advances opportunities for people with disabilities, shows that New York now ranks 40th in the nation for employment of people with disabilities. Even though more than […]

How You Can Gift a Box of Girl Scout Cookies to the Military

It’s officially Girl Scout Cookie Season and while most of us have already stocked up on all of our favorites, did you know that there’s also a way you can donate boxes of cookies to the brave men and women serving our country? Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson’s Operation Cookie Drop is a council-wide […]

Economic Impact of the Craft Beer Industry in Orange County

Craft beer is making a big impact on New York’s economy, a new trade report says. The craft beer industry generates nearly $5.4 billion in New York State through beer production, sales and the operation of brewery tasting rooms, according to a new Economic Impact Study commissioned by the New York State Brewers Association. The 2018 data shows […]

Young Professionals April Meeting: Crafting The Perfect Elevator Pitch

The Young Professionals group gathered for their monthly breakfast meeting on Friday, April 12, 2019. James Danella of Media Vision Advertising shared his advice for crafting the perfect elevator pitch. “You’re not going to close a deal in 60 seconds, but you can plant a seed and open the door to a bigger conversation,” said Danella. […]