911 Community Fair

IMG_2933_500pxThe Butternut Community Police Center and Westminster Presbyterian Church with support from area businesses presented a 911 Community Fair on Friday, August 16, 2013 at Washington Square Park. Click here for photos from the event.

Silent Auction and Gala are online

Our April 18th Gala and Silent Auction are now online. Browse the auction, buy Gala tickets online.

https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?auctionId=192105829

2nd Annual Gala & Silent Auction

Proceeds benefit the mission and programming of the
Butternut Community Police Center.
For tickets and information,
Officer Kenn Burdick (466-9029 or [email protected])
or Sandra Ostrander (552-7139).
Click here to download a 2013 Gala flyer with response form.

Butternut Center Christmas Party 2012

Go to 12-21-2012 BCPC Christmas Party for an album of pictures from our party at the St. John the Baptist gymnasium on Park Street. Photos in the album can be downloaded to your computer by clicking on the “Download” tab over the individual photo or order prints from various vendors by clicking on the “Prints” tab.

Discover the world of Girl Scouting

Girl Scout Sampler Day for girls grades 2-6 in the community. Saturday, May 5th from 1-3 p.m. with a variety of activities including: art project with clay, make a gift for Mother’s Day, collage, painting & snack time. Meet an artist/instructor from Commercial Art Supply Store. Pre-registration is required, contact the Butternut Community Center @ 422-2745.

Sponsored by Butternut Community Police Center and Girl Scouts of NYPENN. Click here for a flyer.

Gala Fundraiser April 18th

Go to 4-18-2012 BCPC Gala for an album of pictures from our Gala at the Palace.

BCPC held a successful  Gala Fundraiser on Wednesday, April 18th at the Palace Theatre, 2384 James St., Syracuse, NY. Click here to view the invitation and response form.

The Butternut Community Police Center opened in December 2009. It was requested by participants in Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today (TNT) Northside planning councils who saw the need for a facility that would help stabilize a challenged neighborhood and provide a safe space for children and adults.

The Center’s evolving programs include youth recreation, arts and crafts, trips to sporting events, homework assistance, summer camps and field trips, and the ability to talk with a police offi cer who knows the neighborhood and works to establish relationships with the diverse communities in the immediate area.

The Northside has historically welcomed generations of many nations. It’s been home to immigrants from Italy, Germany, Southeast Asia, and more recently, Somalia, Sudan, Burundi, Nepal, Bhutan – all around the globe. The Northside is growing in population and diversity and the Center needs to grow with it.

BCPC Newsletter – February Issue

The second issue of the new BCPC Newsletter has been completed. Click here to read.

OPEN HOUSE 2012 (Appreciation Reception)

We just finished our 2012 Open House Appreciation Reception.  We would like to thank the following dignitaries for attending:

  • City Council members Jake Barrett and Lance Denno
  • Senator DeFrancisco representative Alex Walsh
  • Assemblyman Magnarelli representative Christine Fix

To see Officer Burdick’s speech, download or open the following PDF document: Open House 2012 speech

Many thanks to YNN Channel 10 Syracuse and reporter Katie Gibas for media coverage of the event! (Click on the image to view the story.)

New BCPC newsletter, created by the kids.

The Butternut Community Police Center students have formed a Newsletter Committee to  inform their families and the Center’s friends, neighbors and supporters of Center activities and events. Click here to read.

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