Archives for March 2011

Second FSWorks Site Opens in Port Chester in Collaboration with AARP

March 25, 2011 Tech Center also Offers Computer, ESL Classes PORT CHESTER, NY – The Westchester Community Foundation provided a $20,000 grant to FSW to open a second FSWorks site in the Lucille and Harry E. Jerome Family Technology Learning Center in Port Chester. FSWorks is the agency’s successful job skills assessment, job-matching and training…[More]

STAR Gala 2011 Celebrates Champions of Adoption

March 18, 2011 FSW’s major fundraiser of the year, the STAR Gala, is fast approaching. With a theme of Nurturing Health Families, this year’s dinner, scheduled for May 17 from 6:30 to 11:30 pm at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, will celebrate FSW’s Champions of Adoption. FSW’s Adoption program has been placing children…[More]

250 Teens Hear Advice on Setting Priorities at Youth Action Convention

March 18, 2011 PR Pro Terrie Williams Told Teens to Create Realistic Goals and Ask for Help PLEASANTVILLE, NY – Set realistic goals, avoid striving to be “Superman” or “Superwoman,” and ask for help, PR pro Terrie Williams told approximately 250 teens who attended the recent Youth Action Convention at Pace University. Sponsored by Family…[More]

Youth Action Convention Encourages Teens to Set Priorities, Be Their Best Selves

March 2, 2011 PORT CHESTER, NY – Once again, hundreds of teens from across Westchester will meet at Pace University in Pleasantville to participate in the Youth Action Convention, which is sponsored by FSW’s Westchester County Youth Councils, The BRIDGE Foundation, Con Edison, The Elias Foundation, New York Life and PACE University. This year’s event…[More]