Centennial Kick-off at Sam’s of Gedney Way

100 Years and Going Strong

Westchester Children’s Association Kicks-Off Centennial Year with Announcement at Sam’s of Gedney Way

What: Press Event for Westchester Children’s Association’s (WCA) Centennial Year Kick-off

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 5:30 – 6:00 pm

Where: Sam’s of Gedney Way, 50 Gedney Way, White Plains, New York

Why: For the past 100 years the Westchester Children’s Association has advocated on behalf of Westchester County’s children and youth to ensure that they have the building blocks they need for a successful life. To kick off their centennial year the organization invites the press to:

  • Meet children and youth who participate in programs at partnering organizations and find out how the work of WCA supports the programs;
  • Hear the first public announcement of a major gift WCA has received;
  • Receive a copy of the just-released WCA publication: Children By the Numbers;
  • Hear a brief overview of WCA’s accomplishments of the past 100 years; and learn about the organization’s vision and ambition for the future (including a first viewing of their new look).

Cora Greenberg, WCA Executive Director
Cathy Draper, WCA Board President
Patricia Lanza, Lanza Family Foundation, Inc.

Children & Youth from:
El Centro Hispano’s Mi Hermano/Hermana Mayor (My Older Brother/Sister) Program
Family Services of Westchester’s Head Start Program
The Youth Bureau of White Plains

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino*
Congresswoman Nita Lowey*
Assemblywoman Amy Paulin*
White Plains Mayor Tom Roach*


Media Contact: All inquiries from the press should be made to media@wca4kids.org.