Christmas Season 2012 – Holiday Events for Everyone

Christmas Season 2012 – Holiday Events for Everyone

JAMESTOWN – Every town, village and hamlet in Chautauqua County, and just about every church, school and club will find its own, one-of-a-kind way to celebrate this joyous season. Many of the holiday festivities have been lovingly and brilliantly created to attract as many friends and neighbors as they can to enjoy the beauty and […]

The Resource Center and TRC Foundation Sponsor 2012 Christmas Parade

JAMESTOWN – The Resource Center and TRC Foundation has once again teamed up with the Downtown Jamestown Development Corporation to sponsor the 2012 “A Tradition of Caring at Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration” on Friday, November 30, 2012. “It’s appropriate the TRC Foundation is involved in the Christmas Parade,” said Randy Ordines, TRC Foundation Board […]

Art For Life Conference Seeks Art Donations

JAMESTOWN – Creations Art Program at the Resource Center is seeking artwork to be auctioned off during the upcoming Art For Life Conference in November. Creations Art Program allows Resource Center participants to express themselves in ways other than words and actions. Self-esteem and confidence are developed in these artists as their talents are nurtured. […]

The Resource Center offers fun program for siblings of children with special needs

JAMESTOWN – Childhood can be challenging, and siblings of children with special needs face particularly unique challenges. A program offered by The Resource Center provides an opportunity for peer support while enabling children to engage in fun activities. For the past two summers, TRC has offered Sibshops, a program of the Sibling Support Project, a […]

Class teaches people with chronic condition how to lead healthy lives

JAMESTOWN – A class being offered through The Resource Center seeks to help area residents with chronic conditions learn how to lead healthy lives. The class is called “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” and is being offered in collaboration with P2 Collaborative of Western New York, Inc., an organization dedicated to improving the […]

Third annual Step Up for Autism walk to be held September 22

JAMESTOWN – Plans are under way for the third annual Step Up for Autism walk, to be held Saturday, September 22, in Celoron. The event is being coordinated by The Resource Center and TRC Foundation with support from parents and village officials. The event will begin and end at The Resource Center’s Administrative Offices at […]

The Resource Center to hold fifth annual Educational Conference on Sept. 19

JAMESTOWN – Person-centered thinking will be the theme when The Resource Center holds its fifth annual Educational Conference on Wednesday, September 19. The 2012 conference is titled “Person-Centered Thinking — Looking Inside Out” and will be held in TRC’s Administrative Offices at 200 Dunham Avenue, Jamestown. The keynote speaker will be Bob Sattler of Support […]

Nominations for 2012 Disability Awareness Awards due September 10

Nominations are being accepted for The Resource Center’s 24th annual Disability Awareness Awards. DUNKIRK – 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 community that appreciates and values the […]

United Nations hears testimony of Western New York woman

NEW YORK – Employment is important to everyone. While most people are generally able to obtain work, the majority of people with disabilities who want to work are instead unemployed. A Western New York woman recently had the opportunity to share her employment experiences at a United Nations special session on the employment of people […]