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SENIOR STAR PROGRAM

SENIOR STAR PROGRAM

Our City of Buffalo Senior Star Outreach Program was held September 19th at the Northwest Buffalo Community Center. This Outreach is held twice a year in cooperation with Council Member Joe Golombek. The next Star Outreach will be held on November 14th.

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ANNUAL SENIOR BALL

ANNUAL SENIOR BALL

The Annual Senior Ball was held at the Convention Center on Sunday September 9th. The Northwest Seniors attended as guests of North District Councilmember Joe Golombek. Dinner, dancing and prizes were part of the evenings activities.

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NATIONAL SENIORS CITIZENS DAY

NATIONAL SENIORS CITIZENS DAY

Members of the Senior Wishes Program treated the Northwest Buffalo seniors to a special day on National Senior Citizen Day Tuesday August 21st. Senior Wishes grant wishes to eligible seniors in the area to things they might have dreamed of but have never done. They adopted the Northwest seniors for the day and donated 100 big number Bingo cards as well as entertainment for the afternoon topped off with an ice cream social.

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UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING

UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING

The Northwest Buffalo seniors participated in the annual United Way Day of Caring held on Wednesday August 15th. This year the seniors were lucky to be paired up with a very energetic group from HEALTHeLINK who treated them with food, and activities the entire day. Teresa Okulewicz won the wet t-shirt contest (squeezing out water of a baby t-shirt) and Roxie Dasaro won the corn hole contest as well as the frozen chicken bowling game. It was a fun filled day with many activities for …

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ERIE COUNTY SENIOR PICNIC

ERIE COUNTY SENIOR PICNIC

Our Northwest seniors attended the annual Erie County Senior Picnic held at the Bowen Road Grove Thursday August 9th. They had an assortment of games, prizes, raffles, food and entertainment all day long. At the end of the day all who attended were given a bag loaded with goodies from Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.

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50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Bob and Evelyn Dziadaszek celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Wednesday July 11th with members of the Northwest Buffalo Seniors. The afternoon started with a proclamation from North District Councilmember Joe Golombek and ended with gifts from the seniors as well as from Northwest Executive Director Larry Pernick. Also in the picture is Northwest Senior Board President Dan Devine. Bob was a past President of the Northwest Seniors and he and Evelyn have been members of the center for many years.

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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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