Sharing the Warmth: Lutheran Honors Volunteers

JAMESTOWN – Over one hundred volunteers ages three to ninety three were honored at Lutheran for the many ways they bring warmth and compassion to the residents and staff. “The work they do is precious and priceless,” said Suellen Carlson, Volunteer Coordinator. “We can add the hours and compute the value in dollars, which is […]

JCC Foundation Presents Community Partner Awards

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Community College Foundation presented three Community Partner Awards at its annual recognition event in October. The Community Partner Award recognizes the vital role of organizations that work collaboratively with JCC to provide educational, social, cultural, and civic enrichment for the area. This year, the honorees were the city of Jamestown, Cattaraugus […]

YMCA Introduces Membership Promotion

The Jamestown and Lakewood YMCAs will hold a month-long membership drive starting Friday, November 23 through December 24. All community members that join the YMCA during this time will receive a complimentary YMCA gym bag. Some restrictions may apply. The YMCA facilities include dual Y access, babysitting, childcare, fitness centers, pools, tracks, gymnasiums, free group […]

Great American Smokeout Rate of Youth Smoking Declines

But too many start due to in-store tobacco marketing JAMESTOWN, NY – As the American Cancer Society celebrates the 37th annual Great American Smokeout, New Yorkers can be thankful that fewer high school students are smoking. While the trend is moving in the right direction, the rate of decrease is slowing. According to the Surgeon […]

From Chautauqua to Suffolk, the Red Cross Responds

By Bill Tucker The American Red Cross has joined with national and state partners to undertake a massive response to Hurricane Sandy, with a mission to prevent further human suffering and to alleviate any suffering that is still occurring. For the Southwestern New York Chapter this response began the Wednesday prior to the storm, when […]

“Namibia: Africa’s Last Wild Place” at Audubon’s Thanksgiving with the Birds

JAMESTOWN – Since 1965, the Audubon Center and Sanctuary has celebrated Thanksgiving with the Birds beginning with a community soup pot, a scrumptious turkey dinner, and an enlightening program. Jeanne Wiebenga’s presentation on “Namibia: Africa’s Last Wild Place” will highlight this year’s event on Saturday, November 17. At 11:30 a.m., folks will gather around the […]

Hultquist Place at Lutheran Honors Employee of the Year

Shelly Nelson, a home health aide was honored as the Employee of the Year representing Hultquist Place Assisted Living at Lutheran, at the recent Chautauqua County Home Care Association Annual Employee Recognition dinner. “We are blessed to have Shelly on our team,” said Kathy Lynch, Hultquist Place administrator. “She always has a smile and a […]

Univera Healthcare initiative with WRFA-FM earns GOLD in international marketing competition

JAMESTOWN –  Univera Healthcare’s “What Inspires U?” initiative with Jamestown radio station WRFA-LP (107.9 FM) has been honored with a 2012 GOLD MarCom Award for outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The award was presented in the Radio Promotion category. The MarCom competition honors excellence in a variety of categories and this year […]