Falconer School Team Wins Industry Design Competition

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce The Industry Design Competition was one of the new and exciting events at this year’s STEM Wars & Career Search held on March 17th at Jamestown Community College. The competition, sponsored by Truck-Lite, encouraged students to create a design for a headlamp on a snowplow using Computer […]

Winter Festival Features Many Events and Activities

Article Contributed by Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce The 2016 President’s Day Weekend Winter Festival, held February 12 – 14, 2016, at Lakeside Park, Mayville NY will feature many events and activities this year. Several contests will take place again at the festival. On Saturday, Feb. 13th the popular Snowball Distance Throwing Contest, sponsored by […]

Chamber to Honor Dr. Susan McNamara

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber Of Commerce The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has selected Dr. Susan McNamara as the recipient of its 2015 Pam Lydic Coalition Builder Award. The Award will be given at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting at noon, Friday, December 11, at Moon Brook Country Club, Jamestown. Dr. […]

Chamber Thanks Peters for Restaurant Week Logo

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Thanks Gary Peters, Jr. for creating a brand new logo for Chautauqua County Restaurant Week. Peters is a local artist who, along with his father, created the larger than life murals depicting scenes from I Love Lucy in Jamestown. He has […]

Chamber Expands Insurance Plan Options for Local Businesses

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is now able to offer additional health insurance products through its private Bright Choices Insurance Exchange. Since its inception, the Bright Choices Exchange has offered a variety of Univera health insurance products. Now, in addition to Univera, plans from Independent Health […]

Manufacturing Day 2015 Brings Schools and Manufacturers Together

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Chautauqua County School Districts are encouraged to participate in National Manufacturing Day. In today’s social media vernacular, the day is known as MFG Day. So what is MFG Day? Dream It Do It Western New York (DIDIWNY) is a concerted effort meant to inspire the next generation […]

Dream It Do It Interns Learn Real World Lessons

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Dream It Do It Western New York concluded its third summer of manufacturing internships, capping another successful year. Dream It Do It Western New York is a workforce development initiative increasing the skilled workforce pipeline in manufacturing careers, and coordinates this opportunity for high school and college […]

Chamber Corner

Article Contributed by Todd J. Tranum President and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce BUILDING LONG TERM RELATIONSHIPS I would like to thank our community’s educational leaders, business entities, not-for-profit organizations and foundation partners who continue to be part of the Chautauqua County Education Coalition. A group of community organizations ventured into this […]