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G.A. Learning Center Students Create Anti-Bullying Display at Crown Street Roasting Co.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. To recognize this, teachers and students at the G.A. Learning Center (GALC) recently partnered with Crown Street Roasting Co. and the county Department of Mental Hygiene’s Suicide Prevention Program to raise awareness of the serious effects of bullying. Every day thousands of young people experience bullying from their peers […]

G.A. Learning Center Celebrates NYS School Breakfast Day

On September 25, students at the G.A. Learning Center celebrated the power of school breakfast to feed brains and bodies as part of New York State’s inaugural School Breakfast Day. Along with schools across the state, GALC highlighted this critical meal through social media, fun giveaways, and education with the students. School Breakfast Day was […]

Over 70 Employees Honored by Lutheran and G.A. Family Services

Lutheran and G.A. Family Services held their annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday, March 18, to honor 74 employees for varying years of service to their respective organizations. The event was spring bumble bee themed recognizing “un-bee-lievable” contributions to the work environment. “It takes a lot of people and a […]

First Lutheran Church Donates $1,000 to Foster Care Program

After a very moving presentation on our G.A. Family Services Foster Care program to the Lutheran Clergy recently, the First Lutheran Church of Jamestown made a $1,000 donation to our foster care program through proceeds from their community outreach thrift store. The staff at Lutheran and GA are shocked and so very grateful for this […]

G.A. Family Services Honors Staff at Award Ceremony

Administration at Lutheran and G.A. Family Services honored various employees who demonstrated dedication and strong leadership as well as act as role models within their departments. Five employees were honored this month at a company retreat and award ceremony held at G.A. Learning Center surrounded by peers and program managers. “Year after year, our youth […]

G.A. Family Services to Host First Annual Walk for Kids

G.A. Family Services Foster Care of West Seneca has announced the first annual Walk for Kids to take place this September at Canalside in downtown Buffalo. The Walk for Kids is a free, family-friendly event to raise awareness and show support of foster care families throughout western New York. Aside from the walk, the event […]

Ecklof Bakery Cookie Sale to Benefit G.A. Family Services

For the seventh year in a row, Ecklof Bakery is helping raise much needed funds and awareness for children in need of a foster home in Chautauqua County. Located at 832 Foote Avenue in Jamestown, Ecklof Bakery will be selling heart shaped sugar cookies at the bakery from May 11-26 with proceeds to benefit G.A. […]

Lutheran and G.A. Family Services Hold Recognition Dinner

Lutheran and G.A. Family Services held their annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday, March 19, to honor 91 employees for varying years of service to their respective organizations. The theme of the event was “Lutheran Employees Rock” and had a rock-n-roll theme. “It is always an honor to be there […]