Frank A. Vassallo Memorial Fund Established at CRCF

Frank A. Vassallo Memorial Fund Established at CRCF

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The family of Frank A. Vassallo recently established a fund in his memory at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The Frank A. Vassallo Memorial Fund will provide financial support to Starflight, Inc., in Jamestown, a medevac service that transports critically ill and injured patients that require specialized treatment. […]

WWII Speaker Series Established at Jackson Center

WWII Speaker Series Established at Jackson Center

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Seventy-two years after the attack on Pearl Harbor that catapulted the United States into World War II, The Robert H. Jackson Center launched its Defenders of Freedom Project. For the next four years, Phil Zimmer and Greg Peterson collected firsthand accounts of World War II veterans, ordinary citizens […]

Johnson Awarded Norman Owen Memorial Scholarship

Johnson Awarded Norman Owen Memorial Scholarship

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Erik Johnson, of Jamestown, was recently awarded the first Norman Owen Memorial Scholarship by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Johnson, a 2017 Southwestern Central School graduate, is currently a freshman at Alfred State University. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in construction management. “Growing up in a family […]

City of Jamestown Plants 34 Trees Along McDaniel Avenue

City of Jamestown Plants 34 Trees Along McDaniel Avenue

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Pine trees aren’t the only trees finding new homes this December. Recently, the City of Jamestown Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department planted 34 new trees along McDaniel Avenue. According to Dan Stone, city arborist, the partnership between the City of Jamestown and Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has allowed […]

JHS Class of 1962 Donates to CEO Scholarship Fund

JHS Class of 1962 Donates to CEO Scholarship Fund

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Members of the Jamestown High School Class of 1962 donated the proceeds of their 55th class reunion to the CEO Scholarship Fund, administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Pictured are Sandy Gilebarto, Tom Terwilliger and Diana Gronquist, members of the Jamestown High School Class of 1962; along […]

CRCF to Host Open House November 9

CRCF to Host Open House November 9

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Join the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation for its annual Open House on Thursday, November 9 from 3 to 6 p.m. In addition to learning more about the Foundation, guests will have the chance to meet the organization’s new executive director, Tory Irgang. Irgang previously served as Executive Director […]

June Diethrick Appointed Chief Operating Officer at CRCF

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Board of Directors recently appointed June Diethrick as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer. Since being hired by the Community Foundation in 2002, she has held various administrative positions. Most recently, Diethrick served as Operations Officer, working closely with executive director, Randy Sweeney, to […]

Reception for Dr. Bret Apthorpe Scheduled for Oct. 3

Reception for Dr. Bret Apthorpe Scheduled for Oct. 3

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation In honor of his recent appointment as Jamestown Public Schools superintendent, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is hosting a reception for Dr. Bret Apthorpe. A Mayville native, Apthorpe had most recently been serving as superintendent of the Frontier Central School District, a position he held since 2014. Apthorpre […]

Down to the Roots

Down to the Roots

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Lake View Cemetery, on the City of Jamestown’s northside, is home to a vast array of wonderfully diverse plants and trees, some of which have outlived their life expectancy and are in need of immediate maintenance or complete removal and replacement. A grant from the Chautauqua Region Community […]

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