Little Theatre Grant

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Inc. Funding from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation will allow the Lucille Ball Little Theatre of Jamestown the opportunity to modernize its outdated security and fire systems. The long-overdue upgrades will provide a safe and secure environment for patrons and theatre participants alike. To learn more about the […]

Hazeltine Library Enhances Summer Reading

Hazeltine Library Enhances Summer Reading

Article Contributed by Community Foundation The Hazeltine Public Library in Busti makes children’s summer reading a priority and with grant funding from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, staff was able to purchase over 100 new books, including popular fiction, non-fiction, award-winning, and baby books. Some of the older, most popular selections were replaced, as well. […]

Community Foundation Assists Library

Community Foundation Assists Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Tina Scott, executive director of Prendergast Library, shows Randy Sweeney, executive director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, library improvements made possible by a Community Service Grant and support from the Blossom Fund administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Work included furniture modification and relocation, electrical upgrades, and […]

Senator Young to Visit Jamestown March 10

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation In honor of her recent appointment as Senate Majority Finance Committee Chair, Senator Cathy Young (R, C, I- 57th District) will be in Jamestown for a reception on March 10. Her previous appearance in February was cancelled due to inclement weather. Hosted by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, […]

Bemus Point Class

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF) Support from the Carl Yngve and Lucille Adamson Fund of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF) Make the Expansion to Bemus Point “Healthy Bones” Class a Reality Chautauqua County RSVP is strong advocate of osteoporosis prevention and continues to offer “Healthy Bones” exercise classes. The classes follow […]

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 […]