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November 13, 2014 - 11:50pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in Service Clubs, Dinners, Announcements.
Event Date and Time: 
December 1, 2014 (All day)

Last day to make your reservation for the December Fundraiser by calling Vicki Wolak at 585-344-1964.

5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4

Dibble Family Event Center

15 Sumner St. (Ascension Parish Hall)

Batavia, N.Y.

Dinner choices are Prime Rib with Lobster Pot or Italian Trio (Chicken Parm, Lasanga and Angel Hair Pasta.) Cost is $15. All are welcome!

 

 

 

April 9, 2014 - 10:14pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in Service Clubs, Dinners.
Event Date and Time: 
May 1, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

The Batavia Business & Professional Women's Club will meet Thursday, May 1 at the Dibble Family Center, 4120 W. Main St., Batavia. Dinner menu is Lasagna with Marinara Sauce, Soup, Salad, Vegetable, Rolls, Coffee & Dessert. Cost is $15 per person. Special Dietary needs available. Reservations must be made by Monday,
April 28th by calling Rita at 585-343-6650. Social hour at 5:30 dinner served at 6:15. All women are welcome!

March 14, 2014 - 6:58pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in Service Clubs, Dinners, card making.
Event Date and Time: 
April 3, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

The YWCA of Genesee County at 301 North St., Batavia will be hosting the April 3rd dinner meeting. Reservations must be made by Monday, March 31st by calling Judy Martino at (9585) 813-3926. Dinner is $15. Menu includes Oven Roasted Chicken, Roast Beef,. Mashed Potato & Gravy, Salad, Vegetables, Coffee, Punch and Dessert. Social Hour begins at 5:30, Dinner served at 6:15. The group will be making Easter Cards w / Becky O'Donnell. All Women are welcome!

January 14, 2014 - 9:40pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in dinner, Service Clubs, Valentines.

Last day to make your reservations for Feb. 6th

Buffet dinner at St. Paul Lutheran Church

Helen Batchellor will present her collection of Valentines, etc.

Call Diane at 585-343-0759 for a Reservation.

All are welcome!

January 14, 2014 - 9:34pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in Service Clubs, Dinners.

Reservations are due today for the Feburary 6th Dinner Meeting.

A buffet dinner at St. Paul Lutheran Church

31 Washington Ave, Batavia

5:30

Helen Batchellor will present her collection of Valentines, etc.

Call Diane at 585-343-0759 for reservations.

All are welcome!

January 12, 2014 - 9:42pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in Service Clubs, Dinners.

Last day to make a reservation for Feb. Meeting

When: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Social Hour: 5:30 Dinner: 6:15

Where: St. Paul Lutheran Church - Memorial Hall

Oven Roasted Chicken, Jr. Beef Sandwiches, Cheesy Mashed Potatoes, Toss Salad, Rolls, California Blend Vegetables, Coffe, Tea, Punch and Dessert.

Cost: $14

A Valentine Collection will be presented by Helen Batchellor.

Contact: Diane at (585) 343-0759

All are welcome!

 

 

January 12, 2014 - 9:29pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in Service Clubs, Dinners.

Last day to make a reservation for the February 6th, Dinner Meeting.

Where: St. Paul Lutheran Church - Memorial Hall

When: 5;30 Social Hour Dinner: 6:15

Oven Roasted Chicken, Jr. Beef Sandwiches, Cheesy Mashed Potatoes, California Blend Vegetables, Toss Salad, Rolls, Punch, Coffee and Dessert.

Cost: $14

A Valentine Collecion will be presented by Helen Batchellor.

Call Diane at 585-343-0759 to make your reservation

All are welcome!

 

 

December 15, 2013 - 6:19pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in dinner, Service Clubs, fire safety.

Dinner will be at the Dibble Family Center, 4120 W. Main St., Batavia. Choice of Country Chicken Breast or Vegetable Lasanga. Cost is $15. Fire Safety "Let us Help You" will be the topic of discussion, led by Fire Dept. officials. Call Connie at 585-343-4603 or Pearl at 585-343-9108 for reservations, by Monday, Dec.30th. All are welcome!

November 11, 2013 - 10:16am
posted by Diane Burroughs in Service Clubs, Christmas, Dinners, Socials.
Event Date and Time: 
December 5, 2013 - 5:30pm

December Christmas Dinner
Thursday, December 5th Social Hour 5:30 Dinner 6:15
YWCA 301 North St., Batavia
Complete Stuffed Pepper Dinner with dessert $13.
Call Connie Moon at (585)343-4603 to register by Dec. 2
All are welcome, come and join us for a FUN EVENING OUT!

October 15, 2013 - 9:08pm
posted by Diane Burroughs in events, Service Clubs, dinner meetings.
Batavia Business & Professional Women's Club
Meets Thursday, November 7 at the YWCA, 301 North St., Batavia
A Chicken Dinner will be Catered by D & R Depot
Social Time at 5:30 Dinner at 6:15
New friends welcome!
Reservations must be made by Nov. 4 by calling Brenda Miller at 585-356-3720
 
July 30, 2013 - 10:12pm
Event Date and Time: 
September 5, 2013 - 5:30pm

The Batavia Business Women

Invite you....

Location: Emmanuel Baptist Church

190 Oak St., Batavia, NY

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

5:30 p.m.

Swiss Steak Dinner

$10

Program: Financial record keeping assistance for Seniors

Presented by: Karen Hall - Office of the Aging

Call for reservations before Monday, Sept. 2

Anne Hersee 762-8643

or

Pat Monroe 34-5789

October 23, 2011 - 4:59pm
posted by Ann Winters in genesee, Service Clubs, Business Women, fund-raiser.

Batavia Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW), 2011-2012 Live Basket Auction and Brunch was held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Batavia Downs Conference Center. This year’s auction committee was co-chaired by Catherine Johnston, the primary chair and Brenda Chapell-Miller, both BPW members for several years.

This year’s auction had a theme to represent 90 years of the clubs existence with Catherine Johnston, a Pavilion high school teacher, having her students from the Pavilion Girls Service League giving a fashion show with clothing representing past decades!

The auction is a yearly event sponsored by the BPW members to raise money for several scholarships that are given to Genesee County high school, BOCES and GCC students in the spring. This year’s auction event was very successful in rising over $5000 with over 125 local vendor’s donations and 160 guests attending the live auction and brunch! Thank you to all for your support.

The Batavia Business and Professional Women’s Club is devoted to making the community of Genesee County a better place to live.  Besides raising money for scholarships, the club bestows service organization grants.  We assist other clubs and organizations by helping to provide volunteers for special events and we participate in projects that help the less fortune, two of which are contributing to Thanksgiving baskets at the Salvation Army and providing funds to Community Action to assist individuals in need during crisis situations.  We meet 10 times a year.   When you become a member, dues are $10 the first year and $20 thereafter, you are asked to join a monthly club committee to plan and implement one of these meetings.   In addition members participate in service committees to support our volunteering, auction fundraising and special needs events.

The BPW November meeting is “New Members” month seeking out new members to join our organization and efforts. Anyone interested in finding out more is welcome to join us at the November 3, 2011 meeting, 5:30pm,  at the St Lutheran Methodist Church, 31 Washington Avenue in Batavia. Cost of dinner is $11, Contact Joan Post, BPW President at 343-2088 by November 1 to confirm.

More information on the Batavia Business and Professional Women’s Club can be found at: http://bataviabpw.wordpress.com or visit us on Facebook

April 25, 2010 - 5:21pm
posted by Pamela LaGrou in batavia, Announcements, Batavia Rotary Club, Service Clubs.

On Friday, 19 February 2010, DAPP Children’s Town in Malambanyama, Zambia, Africa formally dedicated its new kitchen and dining area. Over eight hundred students, staff, families, and dignitaries attended the dedication. 

This effort began in early fall of 2007, when Ed Leising, a long-time member of the Batavia Rotary Club, was traveling from Buffalo to Baltimore, MD. While waiting for his flight, he met Pia Jorgensen in the lounge. She had a briefcase with a large Planet Aid Canada logo. He learned that she recently emigrated from Denmark and she was the Canadian representative for Planet Aid Canada; an organization that funds projects world-wide. The majority of the money comes from collecting then selling usable clothing. The profit from the sale of the clothing is used to fund their projects.

One of their projects; DAPP Children’s Town, located in Zambia, was in need of funding to purchase commercial kitchen equipment and update the dining area. Children’s Town is a school with about 300 students and about 30 staff from the surrounding area. Most students are local and live at home, however some are orphans, and live at the school. Before the installation of the new kitchen, the school prepared daily meals by cooking the food on two stone and concrete wood-fired pits. The plan was; utilize an existing building for the new kitchen equipment and eating area. The school had all of the electrical service and plumbing infrastructure needed for the kitchen and dining hall.

As a dedicated Rotarian, Ed was confident the Batavia Rotary Club and other Clubs in District 7090 would embrace this project. In a unique service project, the Rotary Club of Batavia, the Rotary Club of St. Catherines, Ontario, the Rotary Club of Lusaka Central, Zambia, Rotary District 7090 and the Rotary International Foundation pledged money totalling over $13,000.

All equipment has been purchased, received, and installed. Much of the work to improve the existing space has been done by the students, and staff of DAPP Children’s Town. They performed the construction and utility work that was required to convert the existing space into the new kitchen. The students and staff used the skills learned in Carpentry Training class to build all of the tables and chairs. All of the furniture was constructed of rosewood; which is indigenous to the area. One of the goals of DAPP Children’s Town is to give the students a solid background in the types of skills that can be used after graduation. Most will learn some construction related skills.

Rotary Clubs world-wide and Rotary International fund both local and international projects such as the DAPP Children’s Town project every year.   All service clubs such as Lions, Kiwanis and Rotary give generously to assist those in need all over the world. The value of service clubs cannot be under estimated. A good example is Rotary’s 25 year effort to help eradicate polio by initiating a project called Polio Plus in 1985. By 2012 Rotary will have raised more than 1.2 billion dollars to help eradicate polio.   At the beginning of Rotary’s Polio Plus project there were an estimated 350,000 cases of polio identified each year. As a result of the efforts of Rotary, the World Health Organization, the U.S. Center for Disease Control, UNISEF, the United Kingdom and Germany, now there are about 1,100 cases of polio identified each year. Polio is endemic in just four countries. Recently, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s grant of 355 million dollars and an additional 200 million from Rotary it is expected that polio will be totally eradicated some time after 2012.

March 20, 2009 - 11:58pm
posted by Session Placeholder in batavia, Announcements, events, Service Clubs, dinner meetings, Business Women.

The Batavia Business Women's Club will hold their April 2 Dinner Meeting at  Batavia Downs, in the Board Room. Your choice of Steak or Chicken Entrees, $12. The guest speaker will be Genesee County Clerk, Don Read. Please RSVP by March 30 to Mary Ellen at 343-1610 or Diane at 343-1423 ext. 230.

January 10, 2009 - 9:28pm
posted by Session Placeholder in Announcements, events, Service Clubs, dinner meetings.

The February meeting for the Batavia Business & Professional Women's Club will meet on Thursday, February 5, 2009 at St. James Church, E. Main St., Batavia. A Fish Fry dinner will be served for $10.00. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner to follow at 6:15. The program will be "A Cake Walk." Bring a cake to participate in this fun activity. Contact Diane Burroughs at 343-0759 for reservations by Feb. 2.

August 27, 2008 - 3:37pm
posted by Patrick Weissend in muckdogs, Batavia Kiwanis Club, Service Clubs.

The Kiwanis Club of Batavia is proud to be the sponsor of Sunday’s Muckdog game against the Jamestown Jammers. Game time is at 1:05 p.m.

 

Kiwanis will be giving a bicycle to one lucky boy and one lucky girl. Every child (14 and under) will be given a free raffle ticket before the game, and sometime during the game, the lucky winners will be drawn! The lucky winner must be present to win! Free tickets are available from any Kiwanian!

 

This game will be one of the most important of the season, so come to the game early and visit the Kiwanis table to get the raffle ticket for your child and find out more about the Kiwanis Club of Batavia!

 

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Batavia has been serving the community since 1923. Every year the club serves 1000s of people through its sponsorships, scholarships and other community service activities. For more information on the Kiwanis Club of Batavia visit: www.bataviakiwanis.com

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