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Joan Grangenois-Thomas

Community Advisor

Joan Grangenois-Thomas has a long history running successful PR and community engagement campaigns for progressive nonprofits and socially conscious businesses. She also volunteers with several community organizations in Westchester County. She cares passionately about equal opportunity, social justice and doing what's right bringing her to serve as president of the Port Chester NAACP.

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  1. Chamber Quartet Performs In Sleepy Hollow

    Chamber Quartet Performs In Sleepy Hollow

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Friends of Music Concerts presents the Pacifica Quartet Saturday, May 14 in the Kusel Auditorium at Sleepy Hollow High School. The program will include: Mozart’s String Quartet in G Major, K.387Alfred Schnittke’s String Quartet No. 3Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44, No. 2The quartet is recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and ...

  2. YWCA Discusses Race In The Workplace In White Plains

    YWCA Discusses Race In The Workplace In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The YWCA White Plains and Central Westchester will present a panel discussion themed: “Unconscious Bias: A Conversation about Race in the Workplace” at the annual YWCA Stand Against Racism at its headquarters in Purchase. The event is from 8 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 28. Registration is $30 and available at this link or by visiting this link, seating is ...

  3. Pianist Yun-Chin Zhou Performs In Sleepy Hollow

    Pianist Yun-Chin Zhou Performs In Sleepy Hollow

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Pianist Yun-Chin Zhou will perform a concert at Sleepy Hollow High School's Kusel Auditorium on Saturday, April 30, at 8 p.m. The concert is presented by Friends of Music Concerts, Inc.Zhou's program will include works by Haydn, Liszt, Ravel and Rachmaninoff, as well as six songs by Charles Trenet transcribed for piano by Alexis Weissenberg.A winner of Young ...

  4. St. Frances AME Zion Church In Port Chester Celebrates 50 States

    St. Frances AME Zion Church In Port Chester Celebrates 50 States

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- St. Frances AME Zion Church, the oldest African-American church in Port Chester, held its fourth annual 50 State Rally on April 9 to commemorate the states and their order of entry into the union. The event was also to recognize members of the community for their contributions to improving or otherwise benefiting the lives of the residents of Port Chester and the ...

  5. Westchester Verizon Workers Join Massive East Coast Strike

    Westchester Verizon Workers Join Massive East Coast Strike

    This story has been updated.WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The nation's largest strike in recent memory is now underway as a union representing about 40,000 Verizon line workers was unable to reach an agreement with the broadband and telecommunications giant. About 1,500 unionized Verizon line workers, installers, customer service representatives and repairmen are affected in Westchester, ...

  6. Westchester Verizon Workers Prepare For Possible Massive East Coast Strike

    Westchester Verizon Workers Prepare For Possible Massive East Coast Strike

    This story has been updated.WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The nation's largest strike in recent memory looms on Wednesday if a union representing about 40,000 Verizon line workers can't reach an agreement with the major corporation. About 1,500 unionized Verizon line workers are affected in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties.About 600 of the CWA union workers are expected to stage a 6 ...

  7. Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society Plays In Ossining

    Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society Plays In Ossining

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Friends of Music Concerts will open its spring season at Ossining High School's auditorium with a performance by musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on Saturday, April 16, at 8 p.m.The ensemble will perform a rarely offered program of string sextets composed by Richard Strauss, Antonin Dvořák and Johannes Brahms.As the nation’s premier repertory ...

  8. Neighbors Link Hosting Citizenship Day In Ossining

    Neighbors Link Hosting Citizenship Day In Ossining

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Neighbors Link of Northern Westchester, will host Citizenship Day at St. Ann's Church in Ossining on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will receive free legal services and assistance to gather paperwork, which will enable them to apply for citizenship. Volunteer immigration attorneys are donating their time to offer counsel. Neighbors Link is ...

  9. WCA Applauds Legislators For Raise The Age Vote

    WCA Applauds Legislators For Raise The Age Vote

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- As a member of the Raise the Age New York Campaign, Westchester Children’s Association (WCA) applauds the support from a majority, bi-partisan group of Westchester County Board of Legislators to “Raise the Age” of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18 years-old. “It’s time for the State Senate to join the Assembly and Governor in supporting common-sense legislation ...

  10. Friends Of Music Concerts Resume In Sleepy Hollow, Ossining

    Friends Of Music Concerts Resume In Sleepy Hollow, Ossining

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- The 62nd season of Friends of Music Concerts will resume in April with performances by two outstanding chamber music ensembles and a soloist who won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in 2013.Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMSLC) will perform on Saturday, April 16. Musicians from the CMSLC, who will include violinist Ani Kavafian and ...

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