Hike on Saturday at Taxter Ridge; Work Readiness Program

Saturday hike, free work readiness program

Sleeping Beauties Hike - Hike Taxter Ridge Park in E. Irvington on Saturday, Dec. 8. 

You'll never see a leafless tree the same again on this journey! Hike TAXTER RIDGE with our naturalist, and learn how to i.d. various trees and the life of our local winter woodlands.

Saturday, December 8th

1 - 3 PM

Taxter Ridge Preserve is near Mt. Pleasant Lane (off Pine Lane) in Greenburgh. Park in the cul-de-sac near 31Mt. Pleasant Road, off Pine Lane. 

Hike Level: Easy             


Register: Grace@westchesterlandtrust.org or  914-241-6346 x-23

Taxter Ridge Preserve covers 200 acres of woods and wetlands and has a lovely trail system. The preserve was acquired by the Town of Greenburgh in 2005.

Note: Hike may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions. Click here  for more park info and directions.


Work Readiness Credential Training Program

At Westchester Community College’s Valhalla Campus

Funded by the New York State Education Department through a Perkins IV (CTEA) Allocation

How can you stand out in the eyes of a prospective employer?

Employers are looking for people who display responsible behavior, understand and apply company rules and guidelines, work well with others, work accurately and show initiative. How can you prove to an employer that you have these skills? 

The National Work Readiness Credential is based on standards defined by business to demonstrate that you have the skills and abilities needed to be a successful employee. This program will help you develop and strengthen your abilities to:

  • Listen actively
  • Read with understanding
  • Use math to solve problems
  • Cooperate with others
  • Resolve conflict and negotiate
  • Observe critically
  • Take responsibility for learning
  • Problem solve independently

Upon completion of the program you will take the certification exams to achieve the Work Readiness Credential.

This course also includes a computer skills component to help you develop or strengthen your knowledge of MS Office by working at your own pace with an instructor/coach.

Classes begin soon at Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595

No cost to qualified applicants. Open to adults, 18 years+.

Enrollment limited to 15 students per class.

For questions or to enroll, please email PDC@sunywcc.edu or call 914 606 7904.

This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »