National Boys & Girls Club Week

National Boys & Girls Club Week

Article Contributed by Heidi Woodard Everyone knows the saying April showers bring May flowers.  Yet not everyone will know that April will also bring the National Boys & Girls Club Week. During the week of April 9 to 13, 2018 Boys & Girls Clubs around the nation will be celebrating the yearly National Boys & […]

Country Music Jamboree!

Country Fun with Jamestown Boys and Girls Club

Country Music Jamboree!

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club has long stood as a beacon for youth and families in the greater Jamestown area. For decades, the stately Maddox Mansion has risen up from Allen Street and beckoned citizens to walk up its steps, past its looming pillars, and through its […]


On Wednesday November 26 with no school in Jamestown, WCD Boys & Girls Club youth hours will be 12:00 to 5:00 PM.  Youth free swim will be offered 1:30-4:30,  A Thanksgiving lunch will be served at 2:30.  All program areas will be open.  The Club will not be open on Wednesday evening. Adult hours on […]

Boys and Girls Club Dedicates Restoration

On Friday evening September 20, 2014, the Boys And Girls Club of Jamestown dedicated a handcrafted restoration of the original fireplace in the once palatial Jamestown mansion which now serves as a home of the club. The fireplace restoration project was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Jamestown which founded the club in 1939. The […]

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club of Jamestown Announces New Sessions for Adult Classes.

Article Contributed by Boys and Girls Club Adult Learn-to-Swim The next session of Monday Adult Learn-To-Swim Classes begins April 7th ends on June 9th.. All classes meet on Mondays and there are no classes on during spring break (April 14th) and on Memorial Day (May 26). The non-swimmer/beginner class is at 10:00 a.m. and the […]

75 Years Building Futures: Celebrating Jamestown’s Boys and Girls Club

Article by Walt Pickut   “This is where I grew up!” It’s a statement Jeff Kroon, the Club’s Executive Director, has heard 100 times if he’s heard it once. The Jamestown Boys and Girls Club has been the springboard to successful careers, fulfilling lives and good citizens for four generations of Jamestown’s youth. The rest […]

Striders Corner – December 2012

Chautauqua Striders continues to grow and change with the needs of children, youth, and their families in Chautauqua County. Following this trend, academic tutoring has branched out considerably. While offering programs in every Jamestown school, there are also successful collaborations with many other districts designed to enhance scholastic success for students from kindergarten through high […]

Striders Corner – Sept. 2012

JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County enjoyed one of the longest, warmest, and most beautiful summers in recent memory but as leaves turn and fall to the ground, it is time to return to the classroom and begin a new and exciting school year for area students. For some, this is their first experience being away from […]