Posts by Libby Hollahan

Holiday Concert with New Westchester Symphony Orchestra

Join us Sunday, December 16, at 3 pm for a delightful holiday concert. The New Westchester Symphony Orchestra, a community-based ensemble of amateur musicians who gather weekly to make music, will perform at this free program. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Allstate Readiness Teen Safe Driving Open House

Are you a teen driver?  Hoping to get your license soon?  Parent of a teen learning to drive?  Stop by the Library Saturday, December 15, between 1:30-4:30 p.m., and get some great info on becoming a safe driver, plus goodie bags courtesy of The Allstate Foundation.  Enjoy holiday refreshments, enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card, and get community service credit for participating.  The White Plains HS Honors String Ensemble will perform at 3:30 p.m.  Questions? Call 422-1495.
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Friends Don’t Let Friends TXT & Drive: Part of the Allstate Readiness Series

Teens and parents, join us for this vital program on preparing teens to become safe drivers. Monday, November 26, 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker Jacy Good will share her powerful story.  Just hours after her college graduation, Jacy and her parents were victims of a tragic accident involving a teen driver using a cell phone.  Jacy has become a nationally-recognized safe driving advocate educating people on the risks of distracted driving. Steve Mochel, owner of Fresh Green Light, an innovative driving school in Rye, NY, and Greenwich, CT, will present the facts on distracted driving, graduated licensing, and parental responsibilities Refreshments,
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Library Foundation Gala Fundraiser – Saturday, November 3

The Foundation will hold its Seventh Annual Fall Gala on Saturday, November 3, 2012, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at the Library. Join us to honor three Champions of Lifelong Learning:  The Allstate Foundation, G. Frederick Perkins, Jr., and J. Frederick Singleton. Proceeds of the Gala will support the Library’s first floor renovation project to build The Edge for teens and enhance adult services. Individual tickets are $125 per person, and sponsorships and journal ads are available. For information, call 914-422-1495. To RSVP, click here. To learn more about the honorees, click here.
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Allstate Readiness Series: Financial Literacy Programs for Adults and Teens

Learn how to get your financial house in order at the Library this fall.  Join us at workshops for adults and teens on a variety of personal finance topics: creating a budget, managing your money, protecting your financial security, and planning for long term care.  These programs are part of the Allstate Readiness Series, funded by a generous grant from The Allstate Foundation, which supports programs on financial literacy and teen safe driving throughout the year.   For Adults Wednesday, October 17, 7:00-8:30 pm Planning for Long Term Care and Disability: Legal and Financial Issues Presenter:  Frances Pantaleo, Esq., elder
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Allstate Readiness Series: Financial Literacy Programs for Adults and Teens

Learn how to get your financial house in order at the Library this fall. Join us at workshops for adults and teens on a variety of personal finance topics: creating a budget, managing your money, protecting your financial security, and planning for long term care. These programs are part of the Allstate Readiness Series, funded by a generous grant from The Allstate Foundation, which supports programs on financial literacy and teen safe driving throughout the year. For Adults Saturday, September 22, 2-3:30 p.m. Learn Budgeting Basics and How to Manage Your Money Presenter: Personal finance expert and economist Luz Barrera
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White Plains Library Foundation Chosen for the STAR Initiative

Are you a public radio fan?  During August, listen for radio spots on WNYC AM and FM, and WQXR promoting the White Plains Library Foundation. We were selected under their STAR initiative program, which features three NYC metro area non-profit organizations each month. Or you can check us out on their websites. Go to http://www.wnyc.org/outreach/star/participants/  or http://www.wqxr.org/#!/outreach/star/. Posted on behalf of Libby Hollahan, Director of White Plains Library Foundation.
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