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 […]

Cookbook Sale Benefits Roswell

Article Contributed by The Resource Center People with disabilities at The Resource Center and their support staff are putting together cookbooks, which will be sold as a fundraiser to benefit the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Residents and staff at one of The Resource Center’s homes on Gifford Avenue in Celoron have collected recipes from employees […]

The Resource Center, Mental Health Association Sign Agreement

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Two area mental health providers have joined forces to address Chautauqua County’s mental health and drug addiction challenges. The Resource Center (TRC) and the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) recently finalized a partnership agreement. The agreement formalizes a strong alliance that already existed between the two organizations. […]

Sixth Annual Step Up for Autism

Article Contributed by The Resource Center Plans are under way for the sixth annual Step Up for Autism celebration, to be held Saturday, September 26, in Celoron. The event is being coordinated by The Resource Center and Filling the Gap, Inc., with support from parents and village officials. Step Up For Autism will include a […]

Street Jam 2015 – Slam Dunk Success

Article Contributed by Jamestown Gazette Staff Two hundred twenty five teams, 1,000 players and 20 home courts. Now that’s a basketball tournament! And it was all played out in two days. That was Street Jam on May 30 and 31. “After many years, we think we got it all figured out,” said Vicki Bardo, Development […]

The Resource Center, Dr. Caillean McMahon-Tronetti sign agreement

The Resource Center and Dr. Caillean McMahon-Tronetti have reached agreement on a five-year contract extension. Dr. McMahon, The Resource Center’s medical director of psychiatry and the forensic psychiatrist at the Chautauqua County Jail, signed an exclusive contract with TRC. She and Paul Cesana, TRC’s executive director, expressed pleasure over the signing of the contract, which […]