United Arts Appeal Receives Community Foundation Grant

Jamestown, NY – The United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County recently received a major grant for operational support from the Chautauqua Regional Community Foundation. “We are thrilled with this support from the Community Foundation,” said UAA board member and grants coordinator Sally Ulrich. “It is especially meaningful to us as it comes from the Foundation’s […]

Rolling Hills Radio Kicks Off Third Season on WRFA

Live radio program gets support from local and regional sponsors JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County’s only local radio program dedicated to live music is now in its third season on the air. Hosted by local singer Ken Hardly, Rolling Hills Radio combines performance and interviews to both showcase the music and reveal the inspiration behind the […]

War Vets Recreation, Inc. Supports Veterans Relocation Project

JAMESTOWN – Established in 1943 as a place for veterans to meet, share meals and enjoy entertainment, War Vets Recreation, Inc. has a time honored tradition of being there for local veterans in many capacities. Recently, their generosity took the form of a donation to the Veterans Memorial Commission Relocation Fund. Barclay Wellman, Major General […]

East Side Fellowship Club Gives Back in Honor of Charter Members

JAMESTOWN – Established in 1946 by a small group of United States Army Veterans from World War II living on Jamestown’s East Side, the East Side Fellowship Club has grown to 35 members from all different walks of life. Recently the Club made a donation to the Veterans Relocation Project Fund, at the Chautauqua Region […]

Community Foundation Presents 27th Annual Axel W. Carlson Award

JAMESTOWN – A man often behind the scenes on opening night stole the show Friday. Norman Merrill, of Jamestown, was awarded the 2012 Axel W. Carlson Award by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Merrill accepted the award in front of 250 family members, friends and community well-wishers at the Lucille Ball Little Theatre, where he […]

Parental Guidance Suggested

“Happy families aren’t born . . . they are made.” The Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) is offering a free parenting class that is as fun as it is effective – Active Parenting Now. The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, the Rotary Club of Jamestown Community Service Fund, Inc. and Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES […]

Edgewood Communities Receives Donation from CRCF for Cover Girls Project

JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Edgewood Communities Cover Girls. The Cover Girls is a group of women who knit, sew and crochet blankets, quilts, hats and scarves for local non-profit agencies who serve the needy. “We get many requests from agencies like the Red Cross, WCA Hospital, the […]

Vietnam Veterans Groups Come Together for Veterans Memorial

JAMESTOWN – The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #865 and Veterans of Modern Warfare donated a total of $7,500 to the Veterans Memorial Commission Relocation Non-Endowed Fund. The fund, administered through the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, was established to provide funding for the relocation of Veterans Park from Second and Third Streets on the City’s […]

Community Foundation Grants $30,000 to Untangle Weeds

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. –  Members of the Chautauqua Lake Association have battled green all summer as they have been busy harvesting the weeds that accumulate around Lake Chautauqua. With help from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation in the form of a $30,000 Community Service Grant, this type of green is a lot more manageable. “A grant […]