Bud Hammer of Atlantic Westchester Joins United Way of Westchester and Putnam Board of Directors

White Plains, New York—April 10, 2018—United Way of Westchester and Putnam is pleased to announce the appointment of Bud Hammer to its board of directors. Mr. Hammer currently serves as President of Atlantic Westchester, a leading commercial and industrial HVAC and energy efficiency company headquartered in Bedford Hills, NY.

Working alongside United Way’s executive committee and board members, Mr. Hammer will help enhance the organization’s mission to advance the common good. United Way’s unique business model brings volunteers, nonprofits, advocates, elected officials and businesses together to evaluate and solve pressing issues in our communities.

“I am honored to serve on the board at United Way of Westchester and Putnam,” said Bud Hammer, President of Atlantic Westchester. “United Way is an excellent organization that helps individuals in our communities thrive and become more self-sufficient through enhanced programs and resources. It is a privilege to work with the entire United Way team and help be a part of the change for our neighbors.”

“We are delighted to have Bud as a member of the Board of United Way. His business acumen, knowledge of the community and enthusiasm will serve well the residents of Westchester and Putnam,” said Alana Sweeny, President and CEO of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam.

In October of 2017, Mr. Hammer was honored by United Way for his continued support and dedication to the community.

For additional information about United Way and its board of directors, please visit: www.uwwp.org.

About Atlantic Westchester:

Located in Bedford Hills, NY, Atlantic Westchester has been providing service to its valued customers since 1961. They offer a wide range of commercial/industrial HVAC solutions for businesses, institutions and local government. Each project is customized for all clients across the NY Metro Area. Atlantic Westchester has the experience, qualifications and industry certifications to properly maintain the long-term efficiency and integrity of HVAC systems. Not only do they service HVAC systems, but they provide maintenance programs, remediation services, intelligent control systems, and help owners to find energy-efficient solutions. For more information about Atlantic Westchester Inc., please visit www.atlanticwestchester.com.

About United Way of Westchester and Putnam:

United Way of Westchester and Putnam works with government, business, and nonprofits to solve complex community problems. We focus on children, parents and families living on the financial edge. Our aim is to put them on a path toward self-sufficiency, so they might thrive and contribute to a stronger community. Our 2-1-1 helpline takes nearly 80,000 calls a year, directing people in tight spots to resources to help them meet basic needs like heating, food, shelter, mortgage questions, childcare, natural disaster and personal crisis situations. We provide job skills training and financial education to adults. And we help more and more children and their parents to make sure children are reading on grade level by 3rd grade, a critical marker of academic success and future viability in our society.

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