Library Awards Summer Reading Prizes

Library Awards Summer Reading Prizes

JAMESTOWN – Prendergast Library has named four area residents as prize winners for participation in its Summer Reading Challenge. Sarah  Nocero and Zhane Foster, grand prize winners among children, were awarded bicycles through support from the Jamestown Cycle Shop. Matt Wilson, teen winner, and Connie Mead, adult winner, each received a Kindle Fire HD. This […]

Author Gail Black to speak at AAUW Business meeting

Author Gail Black to speak at AAUW Business meeting

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Jamestown Branch will hold its first 2013-2014 business meeting at the Marvin House in Jamestown on Wednesday, September 25th, at 6 pm.  The evening will begin with a dinner and business meeting followed by a speaker, Gail L. Black, author of “Asses and Angels.” “Asses and Angels: A […]

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY BEGINS “WALK 4 PAWS” CAMPAIGN

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY BEGINS “WALK 4 PAWS” CAMPAIGN

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.  – The Chautauqua County Humane Society is now taking registrations for teams and individuals to participate in one of their signature events. The ninth annual Walk 4 Paws is 2-mile walk that traces through Chautauqua Institution in the peak of the fall season. The event is the shelter’s biggest fundraiser for the year. […]

SUNY Fredonia Mathematics Professor Keary Howard to give annual ‘President’s Award for Excellence’ talk Sept. 17

SUNY Fredonia Mathematics Professor Keary Howard to give annual ‘President’s Award for Excellence’ talk Sept. 17

FREDONIA, N.Y. — Sept. 6, 2013 — Dr. Keary Howard, winner of the 2013 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at SUNY Fredonia, will offer a celebration of former students in “Fredonia for Life: A Transformative Learning Experience for All,” on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. at Rosch Recital Hall. The award, established in1986, […]

ELIZABETH DEROSA NAMED VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT WCA

ELIZABETH DEROSA NAMED VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT WCA

Jamestown, New York (Tuesday, September 3, 2013)—Elizabeth A. Derosa has been named the new Volunteer Coordinator at WCA Hospital.  WCA is honored to have more than 200 active volunteers and auxilians who support the mission of the hospital. The WCA Auxiliary manages the Gift Shop at the hospital and is active in general fund-raising for […]

Library Schedules Demo by Craft Book Author

Library Schedules Demo by Craft Book Author

JAMESTOWN   —   Yvonne Lord, author of “Faith-Filled Family Crafts,” will present a craft demonstration and sign copies of her book at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Prendergast Library. The book is published by Inspiring Voices and will be available to purchase for $21.50. Mrs. Lord has taught crafts to adults as well as children […]

Jamestown Strategic Planning and Partnerships Commission Invites Residents to Planning Event

The Jamestown Strategic Planning and Partnerships Commission invites community residents to a planning session scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, September 19, at the Sarita Weeks Room in the Arts and Sciences Building at Jamestown Community College (JCC).  Light refreshments will be provided, beginning at 5 p.m.  The public is invited free-of-charge. The Strategic Planning and […]

First Lutheran Church is the home of True Sisterhood!

Summer of 2011, First Lutheran Church kicked of a multi-generational Women’s group read Margot Starbuck’s book, “Unsqueezed” – a commentary on the paradox of being made in the image of God and living in a media-driven society that  promotes physical perfection. Since 2011, True Sisterhood had continued to grow, with a day retreat, online group […]