January is off to a busy start! Each of us needs to sharpen our pencils to jot down some not-to-be-missed event details over the coming weeks. Before reading any further, buy your tickets for Winterfest if you haven’t already! Scarsdale Forum’s Annual Winterfest event will be held on Saturday, February 4, at 7:00 pm at the Scarsdale Woman’s Club. Also, remember to join us at our next Public Forum and Membership Meeting on Thursday, January 26, at 7:30 pm.
See below for details on all of these exciting events.
Remember that the Forum is the place to be to learn about the issues and potentially influence the outcome. Just visit our website to join (if you’re not already a member) and to sign up for any of our many committees. Feel free to contact Scarsdale Forum President Lena Crandall at (914) 725-9721 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. The Forum truly is Our Community Voice — be a part of it!
STATE OF THE COUNTY: Thursday January 26th @ 7:30PM
State of the County with Ben Boykin, Mayor Mark, and others
Scarsdale Forum has invited all Scarsdale residents to attend its “State of the County” Public Forum and Membership Meeting on Thursday January 26th 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Scott Room of the Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road…
WINTERFEST 2017!: Saturday February 4th @ 7PM
Winterfest 2017 – Ninth Annual Forum Membership Party
Saturday February 4th @ 7PM: You are invited to the ninth annual membership party: Winterfest 2017! Saturday at The Scarsdale Woman’s Club, 37 Drake Road, 7 – 11 pm. Click below for details! Buy tickets now!
COMMITTEE ACTION SPOTLIGHT
Sustainability, Darlene LeFrancois-Haber and Michelle Sterling, Co-chairs
Congratulations and thanks to this committee for bringing Westchester’s first ever food scrap recycling drop off now open at Secor Road Facility! Scarsdale residents can now take all their food scraps to the collection bins at Scarsdale’s recycling facility during the facility’s regular business hours. If you want to get started collecting food scraps in your home for recycling, there are “starter kits” available either at Secor Road ($20 check only) or email Michelle Sterling Directly: email@example.com.
This committee has provided a comprehensive summary of all initiatives and current status of each. To learn more, including how you can do your part, click on this link: Learn more.
County Fiscal Affairs, Mark Lewis, Chair
The County Fiscal Affairs Committee is interested in looking at the proposed Public private agreement that the County Executive is trying to push. The Committee will look to see if the monetary value makes dollar sense to Westchester residents. The Committee is looking for additional members to work on this and other topics.
Education, Dan Hochvert and Mayra Kirkendall-Rodríguez, Co-chairs
The Education Committee is working on a report to suggest to the Board of Education that it encourage the Scarsdale school administration to create a long term financial plan. The committee has sought input from all the members and hopes to have a complete report soon.
Special Events, Linda Blair, Chair
The Special Events Committee is hard at work coordinating what should be another terrific, chase-away-the-winter-blues event — our very own Winterfest — a chance to meet and greet fellow Forum members and other community residents and chase away the cold. Mark your calendars for February 4th at the Scarsdale Woman’s Club 7-11 pm with a 4-7 pm snow/rain date the following day.
Good food, good friends, good libations – it’s a promise
Link to A List of All Committees
SAVE THE DATE!
My Favorite Stories – with Linda Leavitt
Linda Leavitt, Former Editor Scarsdale Inquirer, shares her favorite stories from her many years covering our community news.
About Scarsdale Forum
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