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 […]

JCC Announces STEM Camp for Kids

JAMESTOWN – Registrations are still being accepted for Jamestown Community College’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Camp for youths ages 10-14. The program, which is supported by a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. August 13-16. The Dream It, Do It program through the Chautauqua Chamber […]

Busti Hamlet to Host Second Annual Concert Series

BUSTI, NY – After a successful season last summer, The Busti Hamlet Development Group is proud to present the second annual Concerts at the Gazebo, summer concert series. Beginning every Saturday through August 25 at 7 p.m., concertgoers will experience an eclectic mix of local talent. The series kicked off last week with John Cross […]

Bon Voyage! Area Students Receive Scholarship to Study Abroad

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Rotary Club and the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation recently awarded the Brenda L. Morrow Memorial Scholarship to two Jamestown High School students. This annual scholarship provides financial assistance to students 15-18 years of age who will participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange Program in a foreign country. This year’s recipients were […]