7 Apr · WHJSC · No Comments

What Families Can Do

When most adults think about exercise, they imagine working out in the gym, running on a treadmill, or lifting weights. But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. Kids exercise when they have gym class at school, during recess, at dance class or soccer practice, while riding bikes, or when playing tag. The Many Benefits …

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5 Feb · WHJSC · No Comments

The 5th Annual WHJSEP Science Fair

Event Summary On Saturday, March 7th, the WHJESP held its 5th Annual Science Fair at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. With a theme of “Lift Off in 2020” saluting space science, some of the area’s best and brightest middle and high school students presented their research projects to a panel of judges.  As the program ...

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8 Oct · WHJSC · No Comments

BLUE FUND AWARDS $2.5 MILLION TO 12 WNY ORGANIZATIONS

  Buffalo, NY —BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 major health-based projects across Western New York that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development, healthy children, and the opioid epidemic.   These grants follow a $2.7 million investment from the …

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22 Feb · WHJSC · No Comments

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Everyone loves Girl Scout Cookies – they’re delicious, they come in a variety of flavors and we know that every purchase supports local troops and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.   But, did you know that our Girl Scout Troop at Nativity Miguel, St. Monica Campus submitted an idea for a flavor to the Girl Scout Council …

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19 Dec · WHJSC · No Comments

UNILAND Companies Provide Van to Inner-City Youth Program

Buffalo, NY– The Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP) received a generous donation of $15,000 from the Uniland Companies, which enabled them to purchase a 12-passenger van to transport their students to educational sites, sports facilities and field trips. The WHJESP provides free afterschool, summer, STEAM programming as well as cultural and academic …

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26 Apr · WHJSC · No Comments

Spring It On 18

Thanks for these various individuals for their generous donations to our programming. Randolph Hardy Teresa Taberski Talisa King Terri Grant Dania Roberts Chiamesha Mixon Karen Wallace Catherine Konieczny Laura Kelly W. Charles Brandy Gregory Napier Click Here to Donate

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24 Mar · WHJSC · No Comments

Our Chairman’s Cultural Touch

    Our Chairman of the Board LeRoi C Johnson, has successfully had art shows in New York City, Miami and in Italy. His efforts has also been acknowledged on television stations in the New York City area. Critics from both Europe and the United States has spoken extremely highly about his artworks that are …

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24 Mar · WHJSC · No Comments

IAABO Basketball Award

The official board 53 of the IAABO basketball officials awarded Willie Hutch Jones, the high school sportsmanship Coach of the Year award. This award was criteria based on what a person has done in the community along with efforts that were exemplified in the school environment. “I feel that this award goes out to my …

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21 Mar · WHJSC · No Comments

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Thanks for these various individuals for their generous donations to our programming. Vaughn Beauford & Taniqua Simmons If you still would like to donate, please click here.

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28 Oct · WHJSC · No Comments

Joe Jackson Jr. Receives 2015 Black Achiever Award

It was with great honor that the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program selected Joe Jackson Jr. to be its recipient of the Black Achiever in Industry Award for 2015. Joseph (Joe) Jackson Jr. is a (Native) of Buffalo, New York. He is the son of the late Joseph and Vera Jackson Sr. Joe received …

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