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Poetry Night on November 19

Bring your own poems to read, or bring a favorite or classic poem. Or simply come and enjoy a poetic evening. It’s casual. Sometimes we get two people to read the same poem. Poetry does not always give up its secrets on one hearing. Everyone is invited. Admission is free. Saturday, November 19, 2022 6:00 – 8:00 pm Host: Morris McCorvey Moderator: Stacey Foresman For more information, please call WCC at 918-336-6760.

United Way annual campaign is underway!

Thank you to WCC Board member Amy Scott-Sanjur for making this video to ask her fellow employees at Phillips 66 to donate to Bartlesville Regional United Way. Everyone at Westside Community Center is grateful for the support of BRUW, Phillips 66, The Black Employees Network, all donors, the community, and our dedicated Board members! Thank you all. Want to donate to United Way? The campaign is underway through October 21. Visit bartlesvilleuw.org. United Begins with You! Leading the fight to improve the health, education and financial stability of every person in our communities.

Applications for W.E. Pro$per internship program due Sept. 8

Work Ethics Pro$per is a business mentorship and internship program at Westside Community Center that introduces high school students to the world of business with the opportunity to learn about business culture, ethics, etiquette, and expectations, and then gain on-the-job experience. One Saturday morning each month at WCC, students in 9th-12th grades participate in W.E. Pro$per mini-workshops with volunteers from the Bartlesville professional community.  Topics include: Goals social and business etiquette personal finance public speaking resumés and applications interview skills, and educational opportunities. At the end of the year, after studying the basics and ethics of the business world, students […]

ConocoPhillips makes donation to Westside Community Center

ConocoPhillips recently showed its support of the Westside Community Center by making a $25,000 donation to the non-profit organization. The Westside Community Center is a partner agency of the Bartlesville Regional United Way. The donation will go toward programs and operating expenses for the Westside Community Center. The organization has been part of the Bartlesville landscape for more than 70 years and has a stated mission to “educate and empower the underserved in our community.” Among the more prominent programs offered by the Westside Community Center are two that benefit area students – Community Advanced Study Hall and Work-Ethics-Prosper, which […]

Peaceful People for 4th & 5th graders

Peaceful People is an initiative to provide the time, space and context for empowering youth with the ability to develop calm and peace in themselves and promote those attributes to their peers. This program is for 4th and 5th grade students in select elementary schools in Bartlesville. In the past, this program was known as “Peaceful Warriors” but it has now been revamped to include girls. Programs Director: Morris McCorvey For more information, please call WCC at 918-336-6760.

Phillips 66 to fund a new STEM-focused summer program at Westside Community Center

Westside Community Center will offer a special STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) summer program in 2023, thanks to a $15,000 grant from Phillips 66 awarded to WCC this past week. Students will get hands-on, immersive full days of learning about STEM topics such as Animal and Plant Life Cycles, Weather Patterns, Properties of Matter, Space Science, Chemistry, and more. Among the equipment and supplies to be funded through the grant include portable microscopes and slides for the on-the-go study of biology and ecology during nature hikes. “Our kids will have the opportunity to practice scientific concepts through fun and exciting projects,” said WCC Executive Director […]

Bartlesville Police Community Meeting May 17, 2022

The Bartlesville Police Department (BPD) is now hosting monthly community meetings to engage with citizens. People are encouraged to attend to learn about crime and policing in Bartlesville.The meeting at WCC will be the first meeting of these monthly events. Meet and interact with the officers, ask questions, and voice concerns in order to strengthen communication between the BPD and the community. This event is Tuesday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m. at Westside Community Center, 501 S. Bucy Avenue. This meeting will be in District 107, which is west of the railroad tracks. Anyone can attend the meetings regardless of […]