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 […]

Chautauqua 2016: A Promise of Good Work

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “Some fantastic things are coming up for our workforce,” said Lisa Melquist, recruitment coordinator for Jamestown’s Resource Center, one of Chautauqua County’s largest businesses, employing more than 1000 local workers. Melquist echoed many of the county’s most important employers and political leaders in her optimism about job prospects for 2016. […]

The Resource Center Coordinating Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Drive

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Thanks to the generosity of the local community, The Resource Center will be making the holidays brighter for area children. For the 16th straight year, The Resource Center is coordinating the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County. The goal is to collect enough toys […]