A Penny for Your Thoughts on What Matters; 914 Inc. Women in Business Awards

 

Here’s what’s happening Today in the 914, according to Westchester Woman: A Penny for Your Thoughts on What Matters; 914 Inc. Women in Business Awards; MORE.

1.) Artist Marcy B. Freedman will offer a penny for her thoughts this weekend on What Matters Most. Have you heard about the What Matters mural in Peekskill? It is a beautiful and massive mural by Lana Yu that is made from the responses of 88 people ages 4 to 80+ who are from diverse backgrounds.

Learn more about the project below:

Artist Lana Yu Asks What Matters Most to Westchester?

Freedman will be stationed at Yu’s mural at 1045 Park St. (next to the C-Town) on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. where she’ll conduct a face-to-face interactive performance in front of the mural.


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The event is free and open to the public, details are below:

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The What Matters Most is an ongoing endeavor and is raising funds to create free local workshops for the public in partnership with community organizations that use word, music, movement and drama to make shared public performances available to break down barriers between neighbors.

You can learn more about these workshops and how you can donate to help make them a reality below:

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An art and gift sale will be held on Nov. 20 from 12 to 7 p.m. at 802 South St. 2 in Peekskill to raise money for the workshops. Details below:

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2.) Westchester’s top female executives, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders will be honored at the sixth annual 914 Inc. Women in Business Awards sponsored by the Professional Women of Westchester and Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC).

Click below to buy tickets and for more info:

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You can check out the list of honorees below:

 

3.) Today’s headlines:

Short of White House, Clintons have Chappaqua

CHAPPAQUA – Seventeen years ago this month, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton stood in front of a white Dutch colonial home at the end of Old House Lane and declared that she and her husband had found their home for their post-White House years.

 

Girls Spend 40 Percent More Time on Household Chores Than Boys Do

Girls spend 40 percent more time than boys doing household chores, according to a new UNICEF report. Across the world, girls between the ages of 5 and 14 spend 160 million more hours cooking, cleaning the house, taking care of family members, and collecting water and firewood.

Westchester: Rob Astorino expected to propose flat budget for 2017

The Westchester County executive will unveil his seventh budget without a tax-levy increase. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is set to present a $1.8 billion budget for 2017 on Thursday, his seventh straight that would keep taxes flat.

 

Stop judging women on how they look – it is damaging our children | Laura Bates

The largest annual survey into the views of the UK’s girls and young women has revealed that 36% of seven- to 10-year-old girls say people make them feel like the most important thing about them is the way they look.