Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to Sponsor Christmas Parade Fireworks Display

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Tinseltown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration, presented by The Resource Center, will again feature a spectacular downtown fireworks display thanks to a generous event donation by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Community residents watching the parade downtown on Friday, December 4, will be able to see the fireworks […]

LACAP Purchases Architectural Plaques with CRCF Grant

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The Lakeview Avenue Community Action Project recently received a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Fund for the Region to purchase 12 architectural plaques. The plaques will be installed at pre-determined homes in the Lakeview Avenue neighborhood and will feature the unique architectural history of the home, […]

Second Annual Run in Memory of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Champion

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Changing hearts, minds and lives for the better. A community comes together, Saturday, August 1, 2015 for the second annual Darren Manzella-Lapeira Memorial 5K Run and Fun Walk to benefit the Darren Manzella –Lapeira Veterans Assistance Fund administered at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. One of the first […]

Fund for the Region Supports CLA

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Chautauqua Lake Association (CLA) Board of Directors President, Craig Butler, and driver, Brady Wesp, give Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Executive Director, Randy Sweeney, an up-close and personal look at weed cutting near the Lakewood shoreline. The cutters are designed, along with other measures, to carefully control the overgrowth […]

Chadakoin Park Playground Fund

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Jamestown residents living near Chadakoin Park, recently came together to voice their concerns regarding necessary upgrades to the playground equipment at the park. According to Chloe Smith, safety is the group’s first concern. “The existing playground is fifteen years old and some of the aging equipment has become less […]

Community Foundation Grants $100,000 to Area Organizations

During the first round of community service grants for 2015, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Fund for the Region awarded $100,000 to 14 local organizations. Representatives from some of the organizations attended a grants reception on February 20. Representatives from the Chautauqua County Humane Society, Marshal Martz Astronomical Association, Town of North Harmony, CODE, Jamestown […]

An Eye for the Future

An entrepreneur with a caring and compassionate spirit, Dr. Terry Schultz built his optometry practice on providing the best in patient care. During his career at Spectrum Eyecare, Dr. Schultz encouraged the staff to continue their education and enhance their skills through training programs. He was singularly responsible for the recent renovations to the office […]

O’Brien’s Memory to Support Local History

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation A permanent fund to memorialize the late James C. O’Brien of Westfield will help historical societies pay for educational exhibits and programs about local history. The fund is being established with donations in O’Brien’s honor and is administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. O’Brien was president of the […]

Sanvidge to Speak at Meeting of the Minds

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation will host a Meeting of the Minds reception, Wednesday, July 16, at the Robert H. Jackson Center. Kevin Sanvidge, Chief Executive Officer of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency and Director of the Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development, is the […]