Will You Lend Jamestown A Hand?

Will You Lend Jamestown A Hand?

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Join the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation this Saturday, May 20 for Hands on Jamestown, a community-wide volunteer effort to clean up the city. JRC has partnered with the City of Jamestown’s Parks and Recreation Department, Department of Public Works and the Board of Public Utilities to kick off their first […]

Hands On Jamestown Annual Clean Up Begins Soon

Hands On Jamestown Annual Clean Up Begins Soon

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Every year, hundreds of volunteers from all over the greater Jamestown region come together for Hands On Jamestown, a community-wide effort to clean and beautify the streets of Jamestown. Participants assist the City of Jamestown Parks Department with flower planting, litter collection, raking, sweeping, and other clean-up activities in […]

GROW Jamestown Vendor, Workshop List Now Available

GROW Jamestown Vendor, Workshop List Now Available

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The vendor list and workshop schedule for the fifth annual GROW Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show, presented by Mike’s Nursery, is now available. The show will include more than 50 vendors and 15 workshops lined up by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation. The GROW Jamestown Garden Fair and Home […]

GROW Jamestown Welcomes Spring with Annual Home and Garden Show

GROW Jamestown Welcomes Spring with Annual Home and Garden Show

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Spring has finally sprung, and for the Jamestown Renaissance Center (JRC), that can only mean one thing: their annual GROW Jamestown Home and Garden Show. The event is held every spring as part of the JRC’s mission to revitalize and beautify Jamestown, presenting show-goers with resources, education, and activities regarding […]

Grow Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show Coming Soon

Grow Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show Coming Soon

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced the GROW Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show is coming to downtown Jamestown on Saturday April 1st from 10 am to 4 pm. Presented by Mike’s Nursery, the free event will be held at the Northwest Arena, formerly the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice […]

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Announces Free Historic Tax Credit Workshops

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Announces Free Historic Tax Credit Workshops

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation One of the biggest challenges for Jamestown’s revitalization is the financial burden of renovating historic buildings. Grants and loan programs from the city, state, and foundations are available to help fill financial gaps. However developers often need more support to sensitively restore older buildings and carry projects through to […]

Local Attractions Report Record Breaking Attendance at Doors Open Jamestown

Local Attractions Report Record Breaking Attendance at Doors Open Jamestown

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Fantastic weather helped to ensure the success of Doors Open Jamestown last month. Sponsored by Jamestown Up Close, the branding initiative powered by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation, and the Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce, the annual event was held on Saturday, January 21st and boasted record high attendance numbers. […]

Kristy Kathman Named as Interim Executive Director of the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation

Kristy Kathman Named as Interim Executive Director of the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Board of Directors has named Kristy Kathman of Jamestown, New York, as interim executive director. Greg Lindquist, who held the job for over four years, recently accepted a position in Connecticut to work with the Downtown Special Services District of the City of Stamford. “I’m […]

Hello Jamestown

The Men and the Mission Behind the Viral Recruitment Video

Hello Jamestown

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The video opens with a slow-rolling, aerial shot at daybreak. Roads thread their way between Lego-block houses; the sun grazes stout treetops, plating them in gold; on the horizon, craggy industrial buildings thrust from the earth, interrupting an otherwise seamless pattern of suburbia. A moment passes, and then words unfurl […]

Sarah Gilbert Joins JRC Staff as New Grant Writer

Sarah Gilbert Joins JRC Staff as New Grant Writer

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced that Sarah J. Gilbert has been hired as the organization’s newest staff addition. Ms. Gilbert will be filling the vacant Grant Writer position with the organization to help secure funding sources at the local, state, and federal level for projects occurring downtown and […]

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