Are You an Artist?

You have something to say! If you don’t think so, just wait a minute… Pretty soon you will see something you really don’t like, or somebody will cut you off in traffic or you might even happen to glance at somebody truly glamorous in People Magazine. Then you will have something to say. All you […]

Insurance – Managing Your Risks

Despite 2011’s tally of 99 catastrophic storms and weather-related disasters—an all-time record—and some of the largest property insurance payouts in U.S. history—14 storms doing more than $1 billion in damages—customer satisfaction with the insurance industry boosted its batting average up to .833 on a 1,000-point scale in 2012. That is 10 points higher in satisfaction […]

The Arts in 2013 – A Community Empowered to Think, Work and Live Creatively

The Arts in 2013 – A Community Empowered to Think, Work and Live Creatively

“In 2013 we’ll formalize what’s been working well already,” said Len Barry, Program Coordinator for the Arts Council for Chautauqua County, explaining how the Arts Council and the Reg Lenna Civic Center will join forces in the coming season. The future has already begun with the Box Office project. “We’ve revamped our software for a […]

The Jamestown YMCA will provide full/half days of activities

The Jamestown YMCA will provide full/half days of activities for children 5 to 12 years of age for the upcoming school holidays/in-services in January. Age appropriate activities are planned each program day starting at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. such as swimming, arts & crafts, gym games, group activities, games, cooking, and more. […]

Volunteers to help Educate about Agriculture – Ag Literacy Week Announced

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County and the Chautauqua County Farm Bureau is proud to coordinate the annual Ag Literacy Week Program. Annually in celebration of National Agriculture Week (March 18th– 22nd), volunteers throughout New York State will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from […]

Youth Symphony Receives Community Foundation Grant

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) has received a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to support their Chautauqua Weekend in the spring. Under the leadership of Music Director and Conductor Bryan Eckenrode, the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) has begun its 26th season of offering classical music education and performance opportunities to serious […]

Wanted: “Unsung Hero” for Annual Award

The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2013 Axel W. Carlson “Unsung Hero” Volunteer Award. Since 1986, the Foundation has honored an individual whose gift of time, effort and dedication has consistently and unselfishly been given to the community. Born in the early 1890s in Sweden, Axel W. Carlson immigrated to the […]

AAUW Offers Financial Planning Seminar to Local Residents

“Being in the Driver’s Seat…Destination Dreamland: Planning Your Financial Future in Difficult Times,” the first event of 2013 sponsored by the Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will be held Thursday, January 17, at the Robert H. Jackson Center. A light supper will be available at 5:30 p.m. for a nominal […]

The Resource Center offers community speakers bureau

Is your business, church group or civic organization searching for topics and speakers for 2013? If so, The Resource Center is your answer. Because The Resource Center is a comprehensive not-for-profit organization that offers a wide range of services, the agency has speakers who can give presentations on a variety of topics. These include: • […]

Beth Jermain receives The Resource Center’s quarterly staff appreciation award

A luncheon was held recently to honor Beth Jermain, clinical program administrator, for her selection as the recipient of The Resource Center’s Agency-Wide Staff Appreciation Award for the third quarter. Executive Director Paul Cesana and Tony Prinzi, assistant executive director for labor relations, noted Ms. Jermain’s deep involvement in person-centered planning, with Paul noting, “You […]