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Arc of Westchester Celebrates eDocNY's New Home in White Plains

Posted on : 11/22/2013

The success of eDocNY, a technology-based social enterprise created under the umbrella of Arc of Westchester, was recognized by government officials and local business leaders at a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on November 22, 2013.

U.S. Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY 17th District) gave a keynote speech and welcomed eDocNY employees to a new 9,000 square foot location. Lowey was joined by Arc of Westchester leadership Anthony Assalone, president and Ric Swierat, executive director along with local dignitaries including Ron Belmont, Mayor of Harrison, Paul Feiner, Greenburgh Town Supervisor, Marsha Gordon, Business Council of Westchester, Chuck Lesnick, Yonkers City Council President, Kevin Plunkett, Deputy County Executive, Westchester and John Ravitz, Business Council of Westchester.

eDocNY is an electronic document management business that helps its clients transition to paperless workplaces. Since opening seven years ago, eDocNY has grown to become a multimillion dollar company that employs 60 people.

Leadership and staff members from eDocNY including Kevin Hansan, acting director, Natalie Davis, manager of document services, Linda Warner, director of career and business services, and staff members Shelley Cantor and Gibran Washington also spoke at the event about their passion for the business and how they all work together to provide high-quality work for their clients.

eDocNY is an integrated workplace that employs adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities including individuals on the autism spectrum as well as adults without previous work experience.

Profits generated by eDocNY are used to help support Arc of Westchester.

(Above) Saeed Coates (Genesis Property Group), a new Arc of Westchester supporter presents his generous gift to Anthony Assalone.
(Above left) Anthony Assalone thanks Lou Giordano (Automotive Dealers Association) for a donation to Arc of Westchester.
(Above right) Saeed Coates, Elaine Masket (Board Director, Arc of Westchester Foundation) and William V. Healey (Board Director, Arc of Westchester Foundation) rally for eDocNY.

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