9/18/2009 3:06:09 PM

 

What:   

 

 

Westchester County Board of Legislators will host a ceremony celebrating Jewish Heritage and Pride during the next full Board meeting.  Board Chairman William J. Ryan (D, WFP-White Plains) will present an official proclamation on behalf of the Westchester County Board of Legislators to Ronald Burton, President of the Westchester Jewish Conference and to Jane and Dan Och and Cheryl and Philip Milstein, 2009 Co-Chairs of the Jewish Community Council’s Maccabi Games in Westchester.
 

 

 

Who:  

 

 

Speakers to attend are (still in formation):

 

  • Westchester County Board Chairman Bill Ryan (D, WFP-White Plains)

     

     

  • Westchester County Board Majority Leader Martin Rogowsky (D,I-Harrison)

     

     

  • Westchester County Board Vice-Chairman Michael Kaplowitz (D,I,WFP-Somers)

     

     

  • Legislator Bernice Spreckman (R-Yonkers)

     

     

  • Ronald Burton, President of the Westchester Jewish Conference

     

     

  • Jane and Dan Och and Cheryl and Philip Milstein, 2009 Co-Chairs of the Jewish Community Council’s Maccabi Games in Westchester

     

     

  • Barbara Davis, New Rochelle City Historian

     

     

 

Where:  

 

 

Westchester County Board of Legislators Chamber
800 Michaelian Office Building
148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor (corner of Court Street)
White Plains, NY
 

 

 

When:    

 

 

Monday, September 21, 2009 at 7:00pm SHARP!

 

 

 

 

 

Why:    

 

 

The Westchester County Board of Legislators pause to pay tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.  The Board hosts an annual ceremony to recognize the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture by celebrating their lives, cherishing the traditions that they embraced, examining their achievements and faith, and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.