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 […]

Community Foundation’s Executive Director to Retire

Community Foundation’s Executive Director to Retire

  Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation It is with regret, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Board of Directors announces the retirement of executive director, Randy Sweeney. For over twenty years, he has faithfully served our donors and the people of Chautauqua County. We are sincerely grateful for his exemplary leadership. The Board established […]

GreenUp Jamestown Initiative Receives CRCF Support

GreenUp Jamestown Initiative Receives CRCF Support

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The James Prendergast Library and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church are collaborating to offer a countywide EcoRead and discussion to launch the GreenUp Jamestown Initiative. The six-week initiative kicks off Wednesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Prendergast Library Reading Room with Dr. Sherri Mason, a professor of […]

Four Students Receive Dr. Cecchini College Scholarship

Four Students Receive Dr. Cecchini College Scholarship

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The Dr. Albert B. Cecchini College Scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors who exemplify exceptional moral character and a caring nature, are hard working and involved in extra-curricular activities. Once a student has been named a recipient, they will receive this award each […]

Public Helps CRCF Give Away Over $60,000 on #BigMatchDay

Public Helps CRCF Give Away Over $60,000 on #BigMatchDay

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation On November 29 from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. all donations, up to $25, made to the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation for local organizations and charitable needs, were matched by the Community Foundation, totaling $62,536 on this one day of giving. For more information on #BigMatchDay visit crcfonline.org.

Help CRCF Give Away $5,000

Community Foundation to Hold First Ever #BigMatchDay

Help CRCF Give Away $5,000

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is asking the public to help give away $5,000 during its first ever #BigMatchDay. On Tuesday, November 29, all donations received by the Community Foundation for local charities or established funds at the Foundation will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $25 […]

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Announces Wilcox Scholarship Fund

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Announces Wilcox Scholarship Fund

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation What do you do when, within twenty-four hours, you unimaginably lose a son, a brother, a best friend? This horrible reality was faced by Barry, Gayle, and Benton Wilcox in October 2003 when they lost Bearach, age 13. Not feeling well and tired after a busy weekend, Bearach […]

John D. Hamilton Community Service Award

John D. Hamilton Community Service Award

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Since its inception in 1993, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has had the honor of presenting the John D. Hamilton Community Service Award to an individual or group who has “demonstrated dedication, leadership, and support in furthering community spirit.” It is proud to announce Peter and Holly Sullivan […]

Little Theatre Grant

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Inc. Funding from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation will allow the Lucille Ball Little Theatre of Jamestown the opportunity to modernize its outdated security and fire systems. The long-overdue upgrades will provide a safe and secure environment for patrons and theatre participants alike. To learn more about the […]

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