Chamber Corner: Dec. 31, 2012

Looking Forward to 2013 and Beyond Written by Todd J. Tranum, President & CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce & Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier For the past thirteen years I have had the pleasure and honor to work with a wide variety of businesses and organizations throughout […]

Red Cross Receives Donation for Sandy Relief Efforts

Jamestown, NY – The American Red Cross of Southwestern New York received a donation of $550.00 from Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company recently. The funds, which were raised by the staff and company, will be used to help the relief efforts on the East Coast, which is still recovering from the effects of Superstorm Sandy. “We […]

Chautauqua-Kinzua H.O.G. Chapter Donates $500 to Child Cancer Fighter, Naomi Zazquez-Santiago

JAMESTOWN – On Wednesday, December 5, the Chautauqua-Kinzua Harley Owners’ Group (C-K H.O.G.), sponsored by Harley-Davidson of Jamestown, made a $500 donation to Naomi Zazquez-Santiago, a child fighting recurrent Ewing’s Sarcoma, during a benefit held at the Cattaraugus Fire Department. Young Naomi has been given only a month to a month-and-a-half to live and her […]

Chamber of Commerce Announces Len Faulk as Recipient of the Pam Lydic Coalition Builder Award

JAMESTOWN –  The first ever Pam Lydic Coalition Builder Award was presented to Dr. Len Faulk during the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce 2012 Annual Meeting this Friday, December 7th at Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk. The award recognizes an individual in the region who has worked hard to bring groups of people together around […]

Shop Local and Help Support Your Community

By Melinda Centi The holidays are just around the corner and people everywhere are scurrying to find the best deals before they run out of time. Many people resort to buying their gifts online to avoid the long lines and impatient shoppers, while others brave the crowds and chaos that ensue when shopping at the […]

Tiny People Show Big Hearts

A new book release is announced by local author, Linda Anderson, of Ashville, NY, and Dog Ear Publishing. Enter the fascinating world of the Gickens, who grow to only 12 inches tall and live in the woods. In this enchanting new story, Mac, a Gicken, first encounters a man named Casey while trying to find […]

Hultquist Place at Lutheran Honors Employee of the Year

Shelly Nelson, a home health aide was honored as the Employee of the Year representing Hultquist Place Assisted Living at Lutheran, at the recent Chautauqua County Home Care Association Annual Employee Recognition dinner. “We are blessed to have Shelly on our team,” said Kathy Lynch, Hultquist Place administrator. “She always has a smile and a […]

Univera Healthcare initiative with WRFA-FM earns GOLD in international marketing competition

JAMESTOWN –  Univera Healthcare’s “What Inspires U?” initiative with Jamestown radio station WRFA-LP (107.9 FM) has been honored with a 2012 GOLD MarCom Award for outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The award was presented in the Radio Promotion category. The MarCom competition honors excellence in a variety of categories and this year […]

Home-Based Business Program Set at Library

JAMESTOWN – A business development specialist for Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, Inc. (CODI) will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at Prendergast Library about help available for individuals who meet eligibility requirements and want to start or expand a home-based business. Presenter Carol Ford will focus on the Cottage Industry Program and touch on […]

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