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 […]

Bemus Point 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament Scheduled for July 19

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation For the second year in a row, organizers of the Bemus Point 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament have partnered with the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to raise awareness of the Fund for the Region, which addresses emerging needs in the community. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 19 at […]

Red Cross Awarded $10,000 for Disaster Relief

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation During a rain filled spring that left many throughout the Chautauqua region underwater, the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York responded by providing residents shelter and flood clean up kits. To assist with future flooding and other disasters in the community, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation awarded […]

Community Foundation Golf Tournament Set for May 19

Article Contributed by Community Foundation After a long, hard winter filled with shoveling snow, defrosting windshields and cranking the thermostat, many Western New Yorkers are looking forward to spring and spending long afternoons on the golf course enjoying the sunshine. The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is welcoming spring with its 17th annual Golf Tournament on […]