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The Belle Center Appoints Lucy A. Candelario As Executive Director

The Belle Center Appoints Lucy A. Candelario As Executive Director
The Belle Center Appoints Lucy A. Candelario As Executive Director

After a year without a permanent Executive Director, The Belle Center looks to a familiar face to steer the community agency into new phases of growth.

Stroller Strides Family Class to benefit Women & Children's Hospital

Stroller Strides Family Class to benefit Women & Children's Hospital

Stroller Strides/Fit4Mom Buffalo will host a FREE family fitness class at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 21 at Glen Falls Park in Williamsville. Please meet in the parking lot located at Glen Avenue and Mill Street.

 

This event is open to everyone and attendees are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to Women and Children's Hospital as part of Assemblyman Ray Walter's Christmas in July Toy Drive. The toys will be delivered to the hospital by Santa and will bring many smiles to the faces of children receiving them.

 

This is a fun opportunity to enjoy a family friendly workout in beautiful Glen Falls Park and to show your support to children being cared for at Women and Children's Hospital. 

 

Stroller Strides will also be raffling off prizes!

 

Catholic Charities Exceeds 2013 Appeal Goal

Catholic Charities Exceeds 2013 Appeal Goal

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 28, 2013 – Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials announced today the 2013 Appeal exceeded its $10.7 million goal, with cash and pledges received to date totaling $10,819,043.65.

Completing his first Appeal since being installed as Bishop of Buffalo last August, Bishop Richard J. Malone addressed donors and supporters of Catholic Charities at the organization’s headquarters regarding the final report of the 2013 campaign. “As a result of the incredible generosity of the Western New York community, I have the great joy of announcing we have met, and surpassed, our goal again this year,” Bishop Malone said.  

Joined by Catholic Charities’ leaders, staff, and the Appeal leadership team and volunteers, Bishop Malone thanked donors and supporters for their dedication and commitment toward achieving this year’s Appeal goal.

Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone to Celebrate St. Stanislaus Church’s 140th Anniversary

Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone to Celebrate St. Stanislaus Church’s 140th Anniversary

Buffalo, New York – The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo will celebrate the 140th Anniversary of the founding of St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church during a special mass at 4pm on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

St. Stanislaus is located at 123 Townsend Street, corner of Peckham in Buffalo’s Historic Polonia District. Concelebrants during this special mass will include Bishop Emeritus Edward U. Kmiec and former St. Stanislaus Parish Pastor and current Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Grosz. Liturgical music will be performed by Buffalo’s Chopin Singing Society under the direction of Dr. Thomas Witakowski.

Catholic Charities Service Corps Offers Grads Try at Job Force, Chance to Help Others

Catholic Charities Service Corps Offers  Grads Try at Job Force, Chance to Help Others

Are you, or do you know, a young adult searching for an exciting, meaningful way to jump into the job force? Perhaps post-graduation plans are still unclear or a current career is unfulfilling. Catholic Charities Service Corps (CCSC) offers college graduates a year-long chance to develop and share their gifts, education and faith in a unique manner.

CCSC is now accepting applications from graduates of all faiths who are at least 21 years old and willing to challenge themselves by committing to service/social justice, community living, simplicity and spiritual growth for one year, beginning in August.

Service Corps members work full-time with marginalized populations in various non-profit agencies in Buffalo and surrounding areas involving education, legal aid, advocacy, social services, medical field and counseling, while living together in community with other volunteers.

Labor's Night at the Races Set for June 7; Event Supports United Way of Greater Niagara

Labor's Night at the Races Set for June 7; Event Supports United Way of Greater Niagara

Tickets available through United Way

For the fifth consecutive year, the thrill of dirt track racing will combine with the togetherness of family to create a community event that is not to be missed.

Officials from United Way of Greater Niagara, the Niagara/Orleans Labor Council, and Ransomville Speedway have announced that the 5th Annual Labor’s Night at the Races will be held on Friday, June 7 at Ransomville Speedway. One of the area’s great family-friendly events, the evening will feature a pre-event tent party with food and beverages, race cars on display and drivers on hand to sign autographs, followed by an exciting night of dirt track racing at one of Western New York’s popular sporting venues.

Medina Mustang Band Wins Many Firsts at NJ Festival

Medina Mustang Band Wins Many Firsts at NJ Festival

Press release, Medina Mustang Band

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