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The New Year Brings In New Cohorts to Serve In The Buffalo Community!

The New Year Brings In New Cohorts to Serve In The Buffalo Community!

Buffalo, New York – January 17, 2012 – The Buffalo AmeriCorps program based at The Belle Center has been given a brand new year to serve the community. They received a grant totaling $677,542 from the NYS Commission on National and Community Service.

Pastor Pridgen Inspires BASCS Students

Pastor Pridgen Inspires BASCS Students

Pastor and City of Buffalo Council Member Darius Pridgen spoke to students at the Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School on Thursday, January 12, with the message that successful leaders build strong relationships. 

Pastor Pridgen pointed out that when people build strong relationships they are connected, and this will be the key to their success. “You’re never going to work alone even if you are the owner of a business," said Pridgen. “You’re always going to be connected.” 

The pastor spoke as part of the school's leadership speaker series.

Appearance by MLK’s Nephew Highlights MLK Day Activities at NU

Appearance by MLK’s Nephew Highlights MLK Day Activities at NU

Niagara University will present a full slate of activities on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Amherst Offers Free Emergency Preparedness Training

Amherst Offers Free Emergency Preparedness Training

TOWN OF AMHERST

FREE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TRAINING

Sponsored by the Amherst Office of Emergency Management and

Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University.

CERT Training is designed to prepare you to help yourself, your family, and your neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster. Because emergency personnel may not be able to help everyone immediately, you can make a difference by using CERT Training to save lives and protect property.

Classes will begin on Monday, February 6, 2012 and run 8 consecutive

Monday evenings from 6:00 to 9:00pm. The class will culminate in a

Hit N Run Concert, Saturday Jan.14, 2012, 7-11:30

Hit N Run Concert, Saturday Jan.14, 2012, 7-11:30

Buffalo's premier party b

 

Band starts at 8pm. $20 per person includes beer, wine and pop. Reserve tables for pre-sale groups of 10 or more h/c access, $Our Lady of Pompeii School129 Laverack Ave., Lancaster 14086684-4664

 

Cheektowaga Police Explorers Fundraiser set for Tue. Jan 10, 2012

 

Go to Tully's at 1449 French Road, Cheektowaga
on January 10, 2012 and 10% of your check will
be donated to the Cheektowaga Police Explorers.
You need a coupon to donate. If you need one
email your name and address to
prima3911@hotmail.com with Tully's as the
heading and I will mail one to you. Please support
our boys. h/c accessTully‘s Great Food & Good Times1449 French Road, Cheektowaga 14227

 

Silver Creek Polar Bear Swim for Charity, Sun. 1/8 at Noon.

Silver Creek Polar Bear Swim for Charity, Sun. 1/8 at Noon.

 

Sun. Jan 8January 8, 12-5pmSwimmers generate pledges and jump in the icy
waters of Lake Erie. Live music, DJ, Chinese
Auction, Chili Cook-off, food, refreshments
including full bar, raffles. Event begins at noon
with swim promptly at 1pm. Call for pledge sheet h/c accessFirehouse on the Lake (Firemen‘s Club), 22 Jackson Street, Silver Creek 14136716-934-3775