WELCOME SUMMER

WELCOME SUMMER

The lucky winners of some of the games played at the annual Welcome Summer Party held at the Northwest Buffalo Senior Center. The luncheon, ice cream social and games event was held on Thursday June 21st the first day of summer. The seniors had frozen chicken bowling, bean bag toss and other games. Thank you to our bean bag pro George Hoage for running and scoring all the games. Al Killian was also very helpful with pin resetting and the bean bag game.

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SENIORS AT SCHOFIELD

SENIORS AT SCHOFIELD

Our Northwest Senior craft class and other Northwest members made lap robes for residents of the Schofield Nursing Home. Nursing Home: front row craft class (Lorie Mertz, Sharon Keil (teacher) and Mary Sciarrino. They took them over on Flag Day June 14th as part of their community outreach program. The class started making them for O’Shei Children’s Hospital and decided to continue the program by making them for local nursing homes.

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SENIOR HONORED BY MAYOR BROWN

SENIOR HONORED BY MAYOR BROWN

Pictured is Northwest senior Lydia Castro (center) who was one of fifteen seniors in the City of Buffalo who were honored by Mayor Brown for her volunteer efforts in the community. The luncheon was held at Marcy Casino in Delaware Park on Friday May 25th. Lydia is also a Northwest senior board member and is very active at the center. Congratulations Lydia!!

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MOTHER’S DAY

MOTHER’S DAY

The Northwest Buffalo senior women celebrated Mother’s Day a little early with flowers for all the women at their luncheon held on Friday May 11th. We also had a raffle for a beautiful hat made by the Northwest craft class that was won by Lucille Orel. Teresa Gluchowski was the lucky winner of a gift basket donated by Northwest senior Kathy Walters.

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DERBY DAY

DERBY DAY

Pictured are Northwest Buffalo seniors celebrating at their pre-Kentucky Derby party held on Friday May 4th. We had a horse race with 6 horses and a Kentucky Derby hat decorating contest. The winning horse was #3 Trigger and the winning jockey was Al Killian. Hat decorating winners were: Lydia Castro (win), Hattie Crawford (place), and Marilyn Marcotte (show).

 

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SUMMER CAMP 2018

SUMMER CAMP 2018

SUMMER CAMP FLYER 2018

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HAPPY EASTER!

HAPPY EASTER!

Happy Easter! This is a picture of some of the Northwest Buffalo Seniors coloring 10 dozen eggs on Monday March 26th. They are coloring enough eggs for all the lunch trays for the senior lunch program for the week.

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SENIORS ST. PATRICK’S DAY LUNCHEON

SENIORS ST. PATRICK’S DAY LUNCHEON

The Northwest seniors celebrated St. Patrick’s day with a luncheon and potato decorating contest on Thursday March 15th. The winners of the contest were: First Place – Lydia Castro, Second Place – Connie Capece, Third Place – Lori Mertz. All winners were awarded cash prizes.

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BLANKET DRIVE OISHEI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

BLANKET DRIVE OISHEI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Senator Timothy Kennedy’s 2017 #WarmUpWNY Blanket Drive for John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo has collected nearly 8,000 blankets for the patients at Oishei Children’s Hospital. Participants from the Northwest Buffalo Community Center Senior Program hand made more than 50 blankets for the event. Pictured are some of the blankets that were donated.

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SENIORS VALENTINES DAY

SENIORS VALENTINES DAY

Pictured are the winners of ourĀ  Valentines Day contest at the Northwest Buffalo Senior Center for the most decorated red outfits. The contest took place at our Valentines Day luncheon on February 14th. Winners are Lorraine Brant, (first place), Freda Petko, (second place), and Angie Trybuskiewicz, (third place). All winners were given cash prizes.

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