Community Bulletin Board

SAY YES PROGRAM, PAID INTERNSHIPS!

Say Yes Buffalo, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, area businesses and organizations and local colleges and universities have partnered to create a paid internship program specifically for Say Yes Buffalo Scholars.

Who are Say Yes Scholars? Generally, they are current college students who graduated from Buffalo Public high schools and charter schools after completing grades 9th through 12th in a Buffalo school – even if they are not receiving Say Yes funds.

For more information, call Stephanie Peete, Internship and Career Pathways Program Supervisor at 335-7520 or visit the website.

BUFFALO FIREFIGHTER EXAM:

Could this be a career for you? Apply today! Deadline for applications is April 9. Exam is May 1. Salary ranges from $35,000 – $68,461 with Benefits including: health, dental, optical, vacations, sick pay, retirement plan, uniform allowance and more! Download the application HERE

 

FIRST ANNUAL RIBBON BALL

Our Curls, Inc presents First Annual Ribbon Ball, “Faith, Hope, Cure” on April 27, 2018 from 7:00-11:00pm at Classics V on Niagara Falls Blvd in Amherst. Tickets $45 can be purchased: www.ourcurlsinc.com. Support an evening of bringing awareness of all cancer types and their ribbon colors and how they affect our community. Enjoy live makeovers, 50/50 raffles, silent auctions, entertainment and open cash bar.

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE DAY 2018

Restoring the Present, Honoring the Past

What is Restorative Justice?
(n.) An approach to justice focused on the needs of the victims, offenders and the involved community.
You’re welcome to join us Saturday, April 21 Diefendorf Hall at UB South Campus. FREE and OPEN to the public with lunch provided. Hear keynote speaker Nancy Reistenberg who is a Restorative Practices Specialist with over 30 years of experience in violence prevention education, child sexual abuse prevention, and restorative measures in schools. She’s the author of “Circle in the Square: Building Community and Repairing Harm in Schools”.
To register, click here.

 

PUERTO RICO HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF FUND

WE’RE BETTER TOGETHER!

Join multiple agencies who are unifying to hep 500 families who have come to Buffalo to restart after Hurricane Maria. They are working on housing, but need furnishings, household items, personal care items.

DONATE 

Furniture – St. Vincent de Paul, 1298 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209. weekdays 9:00am-4:00pm, Call 882-3360.
Winter Clothing, Household Items – Ladies of Charity, 1122 Broadway Ave, Buffalo, NY 14212, weekdays 10:00am-3:00pm, Call 895-4001.

GIVE

Give money toward security deposits and rent through this Go Fund Me Page

CONNECT 

Stay connected to the efforts and progress through the Facebook page

PRAY 

Pray for families as they set up homes, as they prepare for winter in Buffalo, and as they make a transition to a new city.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

True Community Development Corporation’s (True Bethel Church) Multicultural Hospitality and Tourism Exploration Initiative is looking for students 18-35+ with a high school diploma or GED interested in careers in hotel services and the restaurant industry. These classes are free and our goal is to make you the #1 employee in the restaurant and hotel industry. Program runs 10 weeks, 5 hrs/week Monday & Wednesday evenings. Call to register at: 895-7019.

 

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