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W.E. Prosper Business Internship Program is underway for 2023-2024

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.  For more info visit this page: W.E. Prosper, or if you would like to volunteer as a business mentor, or hire one of our interns, or learn more please call WCC at 918-336-6760.

WCC has earned a Candid Gold Seal of Transparency on GuideStar

We’ve just earned our 2023 Gold Seal with Candid.org! This is an achievement for non-profit organizations who wish to be transparent with their mission, values, and financials to their constituents and community. We are excited to share the work our nonprofit does through our profile. Learn how you can support us and make a difference. Visit https://www.guidestar.org/profile/73-0605595 to see WCC on Guidestar. Thank you for your support of WCC!

Message from Chenin Patton, WCC Executive Director

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Today marks one year since I accepted the Executive Director position here at Westside. I am truly grateful for this entire experience thus far. I’ve met so many amazing people out there hustling and grinding for this little community we call the Ville and its people. I’ve learned an immense amount of African American history that I never knew existed. I’ve discovered how taxing the non-profit industry really is. Wanting rainbows and unicorns for everyone only to realize money doesn’t grow on trees. Who would have thunk it… I’ve been humbled more times than I can count. I […]

New Douglass Park Shelter

Two projects approved for funding in 2020 elections — the Douglass Park Shelter and Oak Park Basketball Court — are targeted for construction this summer, said Siemers. The Douglass Park Shelter, approved by voters in the 2020 General Obligation Bond Election, and Oak Park Basketball Court, approved in the 2020 Half-cent Capital Improvement Project Sales Tax Election, are still in the planning stages, he said. “Our department currently has a fairly heavy workload of capital projects and we’re trying to work in design on these projects with in-house resources,” Siemers said. “Our goal is to have plans ready sometime this […]

Enter the Douglassaires’ raffle for a 55″ TV!

$20 to enter. Email the Douglassaires at douglassaires1907@gmail.com, or talk to one of the board members. Drawing: Feb. 14, 2023 Winner can be anywhere in the U.S. as the TV will be shipped. The raffle benefits homecoming planning as they are gearing up for the Douglassaires & Friends 2023 Reunion “Bring It Back Home” Jul 20– Jul 23, 2023Event Locations Include: Douglass Park, Westside Community Center, Hilton Garden Inn (Host Hotel) and others. Activities for All Ages – Open to the Community. For more info visit the Douglassaires new website at douglassaires1907.com.