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Vickie Morris: Passionate Philanthropist

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    Next week, we will be celebrating philanthropy. Derived from the Greek words “philos,” which means loving, and “anthropos,” which means humankind, philanthropy is just that: a love for humankind. It is centuries old and crosses cultures. Conceptually it is not simply about “giving” but about improving the well-being of humankind. Each year, ArtsWestchester presents […]

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Freezing a Moment

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There’s something to be said for freezing a moment.  That’s what photographers do. One Westchester photographer I know has been freezing many moments as the construction of the new Mario M. Cuomo bridge has been underway. David Rocco, a retired civil service carpenter, is happy when he is photographing construction projects. For the past few […]

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Who Deserves the Spotlight?

What do former Vice President and Governor Nelson Rockefeller, opera singer Roberta Peters, and jazz musician Dennis Bell all have in common? Can’t think of anything? Well, I can. They’ve all won an Arts Award! This is ArtsWestchester’s annual award that recognizes a plethora of artistic talent, supportive patrons of the arts, and community do-gooders […]

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The Stars Were Out

We are still beaming from the collegial vibes at yesterday’s Arts Award luncheon.  Emmy award winning Fox 5 News Anchor Ernie Anastos was charming as our host/emcee. He was right at home with 300 of his Westchester neighbors. First Niagara’s David Ring, our generous title sponsor, announced the bank’s six new Westchester branches and spoke […]

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Lunching with the Stars

County Executive Rob Astorino will be there applauding. So will BOL Chair Ken Jenkins, TV icon Ernie Anastos and First Niagara Bank prez Dave Ring. We’ll be shining the spotlight on people and places you will want to know at the 2012 Arts Award ceremony and luncheon at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains on […]

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