G.A. Family Services Receives OCFS Grant for Post Adoption Support

Article Contributed by Lutheran The New York State Office of Children and Family Services recently awarded Jamestown’s G.A. Family Services with a $300,000 grant for post-adoption support. The funding will allow G.A. to operate as a Regional Permanency Resource Center (RPC) in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Erie, Wyoming, and Niagara counties. The OCFS grant can be renewed […]

G.A.L.C. Youth Taking Major Strides with Therapeutic Horse Riding Program

G.A.L.C. Youth Taking Major Strides with Therapeutic Horse Riding Program

Article Contributed by Lutheran Among the programs available for youth at Gustavus Adolphus Family Services, the Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program has one student in particular achieving success in and out of the classroom. 17-year-old Lauren Neal, a junior at Gustavus Adolphus Learning Center, has begun to compete in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s high school riding […]

Lutheran Welcomes New PR and Marketing Director

Lutheran Welcomes New PR and Marketing Director

Article Contributed by Lutheran The Leadership Team at Lutheran has announced the hiring of Edwin Rodriguez Jr. as the new Director of Public Relations and Marketing upon the retirement of Patty Eckwahl. Rodriguez will continue Lutheran’s award-winning Best of Times seminar series and further the organization’s commitment to helping people plan well to age well. […]

Open House at Lutheran Campus

Open House at Lutheran Campus

Article Contributed by Lutheran The Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program on the Lutheran Campus in Jamestown is hosting an open house on Saturday, January 21, from 10 am to noon. Attendees will receive a brief education session highlighting the requirements for admission and the benefits of living at Hultquist Place. There will also be a […]

Warming the Hands and Hearts of G.A. Learning Center Students

Warming the Hands and Hearts of G.A. Learning Center Students

Article Contributed by Lutheran Joanne Malecki from French Creek, NY, and an RSVP Volunteer, makes it her life’s work to bring warmth and caring to people throughout the community. Each year she dedicates 1,000 hours of volunteer time to create handmade items for non-profits, schools, healthcare agencies, and wherever there is a need. Shannon Ball, […]

Cathy Peterson Honored as Employee of the Year at Hultquist Place

Cathy Peterson Honored as Employee of the Year at Hultquist Place

Article Contributed by Lutheran Cathy Peterson, Home Health Aide (HHA), was honored as the Employee of the Year representing Hultquist Place Assisted Living at Lutheran. The event took place at the Rosch Center on the Edgewood campus where a special dinner was prepared by Lutheran Chef Dave Bollman and his staff. Kathy Lynch, administrator for […]

Edgewood Communities to Host Nutrition Seminar

Edgewood Communities to Host Nutrition Seminar

Article Contributed by Lutheran The community is invited to the next Edgewood Best of Times Seminar “Home Sweet-Free Home – Nutrition and Diabetes”. Kerry Mihalko, RD, and certified diabetes educator at WCA Hospital and executive chef Dave Bollman, director of dining services from Lutheran will focus on ways to manage blood sugar with a healthy […]

Honoring the Volunteer of the Year

Honoring the Volunteer of the Year

Article Contributed by Lutheran Lutheran celebrated its volunteers at the yearly luncheon held in their honor. “This is my favorite day of the year,” said Suellen Carlson, Director of Community Life and the Volunteer Program. “Today we thank you for the difference you make in the lives of our residents and to announce this year’s […]

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