The Resource Center Seeking Nominations for 28th Annual Disability Awareness Awards

The Resource Center Seeking Nominations for 28th Annual Disability Awareness Awards

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Nominations are being accepted for The Resource Center’s 28th annual Disability Awareness and Recognition Awards. Every year, people with disabilities in Chautauqua County make tremendous strides in their quest to lead productive, meaningful lives. And every day, they are supported in their efforts by a wide segment of the […]

Annual Copter Drop Event a Success!

Annual Copter Drop Event a Success!

Article Contributed by The Resource Center As he did in 2014 and 2015, Dr. Wuebbolt generously donated the use of his helicopter and piloting skills for this year’s Annual Copter Drop event held at Shorewood Country Club. The 3rd Annual Copter Drop fund-raiser netted close to $2,500 which was distributed evenly between The Resource Center […]

Summer Pre-K Institute at Jefferson Middle School

Summer Pre-K Institute at Jefferson Middle School

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Chautauqua Connections Children’s Coalition, Jamestown Public Schools, Chautauqua County Education Coalition, and the Chautauqua County Association for the Education of Young Children are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Summer Pre-K Institute. Held at Jefferson Middle School, the Summer Pre-K Institute is a 3-day learning opportunity for all Chautauqua […]

20th Annual Laurel Run Takes Place July 15-16

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Everyone is invited to celebrate the achievements of people with disabilities when the 20th annual Laurel Run takes place July 15 and 16. The event was created by Silver Creek residents Wayne and Elaine Hotelling in honor of their oldest daughter, who has Down syndrome. Laurel Run is an […]

Street JAM Basketball Tournament Canceled

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Organizers of the Street JAM three-on-three basketball tournament have canceled the event because of a low number of teams registered. “It is with a heavy heart that we have decided to cancel the Street JAM basketball tournament,” said Victoria Trass Bardo, the tournament director. “The number of teams that […]

Street JAM Returns

Article Contributed by Jamestown Gazette Staff This will be the perfect event for a sunny summer day, though according to event organizer, Vicky Bardo, it is slated to go ahead rain-or-shine. It will tip off on the street courts in front of The Resource Center Administrative Building, 200 Dunham Avenue in Celoron, New York on […]

Street Jam is Coming

Article Contributed by The Resource Center The Jamestown Street Jam basketball tournament is taking on a whole look. The tournament, which is now in year 20 will be a one day tournament June 4th, focusing on youth players age 18 and under. The tournament is also on the move to a new location, 200 Dunham […]

Beth Jermain Achieves Certification In Person-Centered Planning

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Beth Jermain has achieved national certification to support people with disabilities in planning their lives. Jermain, The Resource Center’s support option administrator, recently was certified as a plan facilitator by Support Development Associates, a Maryland-based organization. She participated in a three-day training on person-centered thinking in Geneva and a […]