Bennett Beacon Summer 2014


From Our President


As we come to the end of this school year, we reflect on the many challenges we have faced together. We want to let all of our alumni know that we are working very hard with the Buffalo Board of Education and elected officials to keep our beloved Bennett alive.

Believe me, we will not let Bennett die. Please keep informed about what is happening and, if you have any questions or concerns, please let us know. Together we can make a huge difference!

Because of the challenges we continue to face, we are asking for your help. We need you to help us save our beloved Bennett. We want the Board of Education and the State of New York officials to know how important Bennett is to all of us. Please write to your New York State senator and your New York State Representatives. Write to the Buffalo Board of Education and let them know how instrumental Bennett was in your life and how relevant Bennett can be in today’s world, especially as we continue to support the education of Buffalo’s youth.

As always, a huge thanks to all of our alumni members who have made a financial commitment on behalf of the students. More than ever, your contributions make a difference. We were able to grant almost $4000 in scholarships and almost $5000 in Mini Grants (Please see the articles contained in this issue about how your dues impact students!)

The students, parents, teachers and staff are so grateful for all that you do to make a difference. Please pay you dues for the 2014 - 2015 school year. Remember, our membership year coincides with the school calendar, so it is time to renew for the next school year. If possible, please include an additional amount to help us continue helping the students.

We have worked hard, on your behalf, to be at the table for all discussions and as decisions are being made for the future of our school. Being involved is more important than ever. Everyone counts! Together the best is yet to be.


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