Down to the Roots

Down to the Roots

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Lake View Cemetery, on the City of Jamestown’s northside, is home to a vast array of wonderfully diverse plants and trees, some of which have outlived their life expectancy and are in need of immediate maintenance or complete removal and replacement. A grant from the Chautauqua Region Community […]

Chi Sig Remembers

Chi Sig Remembers

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Since 2010, members of Chi Sigma Chi have made an annual donation to support youth development programs at the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club. The Chi Sigma Chi Remembrance Fund, administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, was established by alumni members of Chi Sigma Chi, […]

Marvin House Receives Funding for Exterior Renovations

Marvin House Receives Funding for Exterior Renovations

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Once an eight-room farmhouse that was used as the private residence of local philanthropists and community leaders, Robert and Elizabeth Marvin, the Marvin Community House is undergoing an exterior renovation. An architecturally historic house, the Marvin Community House has been rated the best Queen Anne (shingle style structure) […]

Play Ball!

Play Ball!

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Wiffle ball players in this year’s One Ball Tournament can swing for new fences thanks to a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Fund for the Region. According to Ben Lindquist, testicular cancer survivor and president of the One Ball Foundation, which organizes the tournament, the seven […]

Tobias First Recipient of Larson Nursing Scholarship

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Brooke Tobias, of Sinclairville, is the first recipient of the Marjorie L. Larson Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Tobias is a second-year nursing student at Jamestown Community College. According to Kathy Taydus, JCC Director of Nursing Education, “Brooke has a positive attitude that nothing […]

Fund for the Region Awards $135,000 to Local Organizations

Fund for the Region Awards $135,000 to Local Organizations

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Representatives from the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, The Relief Zone, Audubon Community Nature Center, Fenton History Center, Chautauqua County RSVP, Community Helping Hands, Marvin Community House, Ashville Free Library, Meals on Wheels of the Jamestown Area, #IntegrityFirst, Village of Falconer, Ellington […]

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Polly Pillittieri works with students at Harvey C. Fenner Elementary School in Falconer during a lesson on city planning. Pillitieri is a volunteer with Junior Achievement of WNY, which provides relevant, hands-on learning experiences for students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Fund for […]

BINGO! Jamestown Senior Center Receives CRCF Grant

BINGO! Jamestown Senior Center Receives CRCF Grant

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Shirley Vandenburg, Jamestown Area Senior Center activities director and Randy Sweeney, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation executive director, get ready to pull Bingo numbers during the Jamestown Area Senior Center’s weekly Bingo game. The Community Foundation recently awarded a grant from its Fund for the Region to support the […]

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