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November 2019: Holiday Sip and Shop

Join us for Holiday Shopping from local craftsman and artisans on November 9th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Spotlight Restaurant and Lounge, downtown Binghamton. There will be everything from beautiful art, candles, accessories for the home, jewelry and of course holiday decor! Gifts for everyone!

October 2019: BASKETBALL Binghamton PD vs. FD Fundraiser GAME

Join us in watching the Binghamton City Police Dept and Fire Dept battle it out on the court! On Saturday, October 26th, starting at 11:30am, we will be in the Binghamton City Highschool Gym. The court opens up to the Fire and Police Departments to show us their stuff. At Halftime there will be raffles and 50/50 being drawn. All proceeds will benefit the Broome County Urban League Afterschool Program.

October 2019: FALL FESTIVAL

Welcome all Afterschool Program families to our 2019 Fall Festival. On October 31st during Program hours Families of participating children are invited to attend, from 4pm to 6pm, an evening of games, snacks, crafts, face painting, and more fun! Children are welcome to bring costumes to wear during the Festival.

July 2019: Broome County Urban League Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner - Summer in the South

Thank you to all supporters and attendees for joining us for a Summer evening under the big tent at Traditions of the Glen for our Annual Dinner. The Broome County Urban League presented three honorifics for their service to our community, Dorothea Cornwell, Theo Felton, and Ruth Ann Koffman.

April 2019: Spring PopUp Shop

Just in time for EASTER!!

The Broome County Urban League is hosting a Spring PopUp Shop featuring some of the areas best handmade and curated goods. We've pulled together vendors featuring gifts made to pamper, decadent treats, basket goodies, and lavish apparel!

Join us at Spotlight Restaurant on 73 Court Street, Binghamton from 11am - 3pm. There will be a special luncheon menu available during this event

March 2019: Art From Our Heart, Afterschool Program Art Exhibit

The Broome County Urban League After-School Enrichment Program (A.S.E.P.) presented our "ART FROM OUR HEART" art exhibition. The families and community members were able to enjoy all the artistic works the A.S.E.P. children created. Congratulations to all the kids!

January 2019: A Night with Phil Jordan

Phil Jordan provided an entertaining evening for all those in attendance for our Phil Jordan fundraising event. In this intimate gathering psychic readings were given to many of the diners and much was revealed.

We would like to thank all those who attended.

December 2018: Holiday Sip and Shop

We had some last minute holiday shopping to get done! We had everything from beautiful art, candles, accessories for the home, jewelry and of course holiday decor! All from local vendors! Donations from several local businesses supported some fantastic raffles. We had such a lovely evening shopping and sipping wine with friends, all for a good cause. Proceeds benefitted the Broome County Urban League Youth and Family Programs.

October 2018: FALL FESTIVAL

The Broome County Urban League hosted a Fall Festival!! It will took place on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at the St. Mary's Recreation Center. The event ran between 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Children wore costumes, ate pizza, played games, collected candy and had faces painted!

September 2018: NEW Program Launch - BBAPI Pathways Training Program

The Broome County Urban League launched a new program to assist and prepare unemployed and under-employed individuals strengthen professional skills utilizing training programs and providing presentations toward their individual goals. This is an initiative with a focus on the City of Binghamton, where poverty rates are the highest in Broome, to help end the challenges people in poverty face. Participants recieve one-on-one attention and hands-on guidance to reach their individual career goals. We are proud to offer this new resource to the Broome-Binghamton community.

September 2018: NEW Program Director of Youth and Family Support Services!!

Image of Rebecca PorterThe Broome County Urban League welcomed our new Program Director of Youth and Family Support Services, Rebecca Porter, to launch our 2018 Afterschool Enrichment program. She comes to us with a lot of experience working directly with youth and families. She is looking forward to work alongside the families we serve to provide a safe place to care for and help children in our community to grow.

Thursday, August 30th 2018, the Broome County Urban League and three other non-profit organizations gathered together to volunteer at the 17th Annual Jim 'Mudcat' Grant All-Star Golf Tournament at The Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin, NY. Through the generous support of sponsors such as Security Mutual, proceeds from this event benefit the four non-profits. The weather could not have been better and everyone was in great spirits. We were honored to participate once again in this event. We look forward to it every year.

Image of Marvin SappThe Broome County Urban League and WJOB 93.3FM presented Marvin Sapp Live at the Broome County Forum Friday, April 27, 2018.Gospel sensation Marvin Sapp and his Live Band performed A Night of Gespel, Homecoming Worship Experience Tour.

Interviews 15th Annual "Jim 'Mudcat' Grant" All-star Golf Tournament

Annual BCUL Dinner presentations

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2016 BCUL Annual Dinner presentation
2015 BCUL Annual Dinner presentation
2014 BCUL Annual Dinner presentation

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