17 Apr · WHJESP · No Comments

9th Annual Steam Fair Recap

The Willie Hutch Jones Science Fair proved to be a resounding success, marking another milestone in its journey. The event, which had outgrown its previous venue, found a new home at the Science and Math Complex, a move met with great enthusiasm. This new location provided ample space for the growing number of participants and …


10 Apr · WHJESP · No Comments

Summer Programming 2024

Over nine individual sports clinics are offered with instruction in the fundamental skill development for each sport. The program is open to all male & female residents in the metropolitan Buffalo & Lackawanna area between the ages of 6-16. These programs are offered at no cost; due to new guidelines all participants MUST pre-register here …


20 Dec · WHJESP · No Comments

STEAM Fair 2024

Student Signup Register Education Package View Guidelines View STEAM Expedition and Learning Experience   Register How to Be a Sponsor   View Volunteer Register Sponsors Thanks for supporting the biggest Free STEAM Fair in the area!


29 Nov · WHJESP · No Comments

Help Wanted

Go to Section 1 Go to Section 2 In need of a cargo van United Way Support


28 Aug · WHJESP · No Comments

Pitch Hit & Run Recap

“Pitch Hit and Run” Competition 2023 The Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program, in collaboration with Major League Baseball’s “Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities” (RBI) initiative, recently hosted its highly anticipated third annual “Pitch Hit and Run” competition. The event was well attended and brought together boys and girls aged 7 to 14 …


27 Jun · WHJESP · No Comments

Play Ball Weekend Recap 2023

Play Ball Weekend Recap The third annual Play Ball Weekend, hosted by the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP) in collaboration with Major League Baseball RBI and the Buffalo Bisons, was a resounding success. The event took place under sunny skies and favorable weather conditions, creating the perfect atmosphere for a day of …


26 May · WHJESP · No Comments


8th Annual WHJESP STEAM Fair Returns to Burchfield Penney Art Center The Eighth Annual Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP) STEAM Fair made a triumphant return on March 25, 2023, after three years of being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The highly anticipated event took place at its original venue, the …


5 May · WHJESP · One Comment

PlayBall Weekend Registration

Click here to view last year’s recap. Click here to register for this year’s June 10th event.


30 Nov · WHJESP · No Comments

Living in Color | LeRoi C. Johnson

In addition to the art shows I’m still giving back to the students in our afterschool programs. Who would have thought that 40 years later after founding this community organization I would be still working directly with today’s upcoming talent! Click Here to View PDF Click Here to View Video


5 Oct · WHJESP · No Comments

West Side Rowing Club Names Boat After Willie Hutch Jones Program

For more information, contact: Lisa Napier at 716-310-1360 lnapier.whjsc@gmail.com West Side Rowing Club Names Boat After Willie Hutch Jones Program Buffalo, NY – A special inauguration ceremony was held at the West Side Rowing Club (WSRC), honoring multiple non-profit organizations, including the 10-year collaboration with the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP). Under …


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