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Celebrate Black History Month with Westminster Community Charter School

Posted 1 month ago

"Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations." Dr. Mae Jemison

Find Summer Meals

Posted 9 months ago

Looking for summer meals for your kids - visit SummerMealsNY.org or call 866-3-HUNGRY for opportunities in your area.

Back to School Bash sponsored by Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Posted 9 months ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on August 2, 2023 from 4:30pm-6:30pm to celebrate the return to school at our Back to School Bash.

Celebrate Juneteenth With Us

Posted 10 months ago

"Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it every generation." Coretta Scott King

Leadership Summit on Fatherhood

Posted 10 months ago

Participate in the Leadership Summit on Fatherhood sponsored by the Buffalo Fatherhood Initiative. June 8, 2023 from 9:00am-Noon at the UB Education Opportunity Center located at 555 Ellicott Street. Registration is required - see the flyer for full …

Recreational Festival

Posted 10 months ago

Join in at the Recreational Festival sponsored by the Parent Network of WNY. June 3, 2023 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Cazenovia Park. Free and open to the public! See the flyer for full details.

Frozen Jr. - A Riveting Performance

Posted 11 months ago

This past weekend, Westminster Community Charter School was proud to present Frozen Jr. to their friends, families, and teachers. Frozen Jr. is a story about the sacrifice and love between two sisters and it took exactly that to bring this story to …

M&T Community Impact Days at Westminster

Posted 11 months ago

M&T Bank cares about the communities it serves and it shows! On May 18-19 from 9:00am-2:00pm, over 40 M&T volunteers will be welcomed by Westminster Community Charter School and our immediate school community. On these two days they will be …

WCCS Proudly Presents Frozen Jr.

Posted 11 months ago

Westminster proudly presents Frozen Jr. Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 at 7:00pm. Presale tickets $10 adult/$5 child Day of event tickets $12 adult/$6 child

Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ at WCCS

Posted 11 months ago

Westminster Community Charter is hosting a Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ 8th grade fundraiser on Friday, May 5th beginning at 3:30pm. Presale tickets $13/Day of tickets $15. Dinner includes half a chicken, macaroni salad, coleslaw and a buttered …

University District April 2023 Newsletter

Posted 1 year ago

Check out the most recent University District Newsletter for April covering University Heights, Shoshone Park, Bailey and Kensington. Lots of great information is available and be sure to read about the FeedMore WNY Farm Truck every Wednesday from …

FeedMore WNY RISE Program

Posted 1 year ago

Through our partnership with FeedMore WNY, we are proud to share all of their resources, specifically the RISE job training program.

Westminster Community Charter School - Join the Pride!

Posted 1 year ago

Westminster is actively enrolling for the 2023-24 school year. We would love to have you come and check out all we have to offer at one of our upcoming open houses.  

BPS Adult Education Offers Exploratory Construction Program

Posted 1 year ago

Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education Department is looking for people interested in enrolling in their Exploratory Construction program.

Feeling Unsure About Your Finances?

Posted 1 year ago

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is here to help! Kenya Peoples, Two-Generation Financial Coach can assist it many ways and is just a phone call away!  

Parenting is Hard - EPIC Can Help!

Posted 1 year ago

Gerard Place is hosting Parenting Workshop Dates: April 10-May 10, 2023 Time: Wednesday's at 10:00am Location: Gerard Place Campus, 2515 Bailey Avenue

Farm Market in Partnership with FeedMore WNY

Posted 1 year ago

Love fresh fruits & veggies - who doesn't! Stop by Westminster Community Charter School located at 24 Westminster Avenue every Wednesday beginning March 22 between 9:00am-10:00am. In partnership with FeedMore WNY The event is open to the public!

Westminster Community Charter School Celebrates Read Across America Day

Posted 1 year ago

Every year, the month of March is designated National Reading Month and, once again, Westminster Community Charter School celebrated this special day by inviting community members to participate by reading aloud to students in Kindergarten to Fifth …

Celebrate Black History Month with Us

Posted 1 year ago

Every day, we witness firsthand our students’ drive to build on the progress of the leaders who have come before them.

Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood March Event

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for an Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood event on March 8, 2023 from 4:30pm-6:30pm.

Westminster Community Charter School - Join the Pride!

Posted 1 year ago

Join the Pride - at Westminster Community Charter School, every student receives the tools they need to succeed! Currently accepting applications through April 10, 2023. Lottery will be held April 12, 2023.

The Reason for the Season at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Posted 1 year ago

There is a lot of good news to celebrate at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood. Please take a moment to check out this story!

Community Action Organization of WNY is Hiring

Posted 1 year ago

Community Action Organization of WNY is currently hiring and has immediate need to support our Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children's Academy located at 3149 Bailey Avenue. Interested candidates should contact (716) 881-5150.

WCCS Super Saturday - Neighborhood Vendor Fair

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our January Super Saturday - Neighborhood Vendor Fair! Takeout bagged lunch will be supplied. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult!

Happy Holidays from Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Posted 1 year ago

Wishing our families a Joyous Holiday Season filled with Peace, Love and Prosperity! Best Wishes for a Safe and Happy New Year!

BPN Winter Celebration Dinner

Posted 1 year ago

Join us on December 20 from 4:00pm-6:00pm for a Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Winter Celebration dinner sponsored by West Herr Auto Group. Activities will include family pictures, cookie decorating, facepainting and music. *Halal food options will be …

Gerard Place Pharmacy Technician Training

Posted 1 year ago

Gerard Place, in partnership with Trocaire College is currently enrolling for a 12-week Pharmacy Technician course. Interested in learning more check out the flyer below.

BPN Holistic Approach to Financial Health

Posted 1 year ago

There is a lot of good news to celebrate at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood! Please take a moment to check out this story.

BPN Two-Gen Approach - One Success Story at a Time

Posted 1 year ago

There is a lot of good news to celebrate at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood! Please take a moment and check out this story.

CANCELLED WCCS Super Saturday - A November Sky

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our November Super Saturday - A November Sky! Takeout bagged lunch will be supplied. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Super Saturday - Trail of Treats

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our October Super Saturday - Trail of Treats! Free breakfast & lunch will be provided. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Super Saturday - Fall Back to School

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our first Super Saturday - Fall Back to School Free breakfast and lunch will be provided! Children MUST be accompanied by an adult

Gerard Place Family Wellness Fair

Posted 1 year ago

Gerard Place is hosting a Family Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 10th from 12:30p-2:30p. Location: Gerard Place Community Center, Building 3 Free lunch while supplies last Free raffles, giveaways and health screenings

BPN Welcome Back Bash

Posted 1 year ago

Beat the Heat and join us on August 10 from 4:30p-6:30p on the Green at Westminster Community Charter School located at 24 Westminster Avenue. We have lots of fun activities planned as well as a school supply and backpack giveaway - while supplies …

BPN Graduation Season

Posted 1 year ago

In person graduation season was back in swing at our Early Learning education centers and Westminster Community Charter School.

Massachusetts Avenue Mobile Farmers Market

Posted 1 year ago

Join us every Tuesday 3:00pm-5:00pm from June 7 through October 25 for a Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Farmers Market in partnership with Massachusetts Avenue Project. We will feature fresh in season fruits and vegetables from local farms and various …

BPN News You Can Use

Posted 1 year ago

There is a lot of good news to celebrate at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood! Please take a moment to check out these stories.

Gerard Place Career Advancement Opportunities

Posted 1 year ago

Check out the career advancement opportunities available through Gerard Place and their community partners.

Westminster Community Charter School May Open House

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00am-Noon for our May Open House. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided! - Parents must accompany children - 

Independent Health Good For the Neighborhood Event

Posted 2 years ago

Another successful Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood event is in the books! Please join us at our school-based events as we begin to open the doors to our school community.

Westminster Community Charter School April Open House

Posted 2 years ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on Saturday, April 9 from 9:00am-Noon for our April Open house. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided! - Parents must accompany children - 

Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood Health & Wellness Event

Posted 2 years ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on March 25 from 4:30pm-6:30pm for an Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood Health & Wellness Event.

Westminster Cafe is Hiring

Posted 2 years ago

Westminster Community Charter School is currently hiring and has immediate need for the following positions: Part-time Server and Part-time Cashier $15 per hour, maximum 30 hours per week, flexible daytime schedule, free breakfast & lunch, …

UB School of Management - Free Tax Prep

Posted 2 years ago

UB School of Management is offering free tax prep on select dates through April 1st.

Gerard Place Community Center Programs

Posted 2 years ago

Interested in a pursuing a career in Culinary Arts? BPS Adult Education is currently recruiting for a Culinary Arts Basic Training Program hosted at Gerard Place. Interested in hearing more? Call (716) 888-7088 X111 for details.  

Westminster Community Charter School is Hiring

Posted 2 years ago

Westminster Community Charter School is Hiring! Come join our dedicated team of academic professionals.

Gerard Place Community Center Programs

Posted 2 years ago

Our partner, Gerard Place has some great program offerings that are open to the community! Classes include but are not limited to: preventative services, infant safe sleep classes and the Senior Circle program.

Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood - Health & Wellness Event

Posted 2 years ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on August 25, 2021 from 3:30pm-5:30pm for an Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood Health & Wellness Event

Welcome Back Event & Raffle

Posted 2 years ago

Join us on Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 11:00am-1:00pm at Westminster Community Charter School for a Welcome Back Event & Raffle! See the flyer for details and we hope to see you there!

2021 Summer Newsletter

Posted 2 years ago

Check out all of the amazing stories and stay connected with us on social media

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is a long-term collaboration between M&T Bank and its community to empower schools, students, and families. We understand that learning and opportunity are intrinsically connected, and that success is most meaningful when its shared by everyone.