CRCF to Host Open House November 9

CRCF to Host Open House November 9

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Join the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation for its annual Open House on Thursday, November 9 from 3 to 6 p.m. In addition to learning more about the Foundation, guests will have the chance to meet the organization’s new executive director, Tory Irgang. Irgang previously served as Executive Director […]

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.

Bemus Point Class

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF) Support from the Carl Yngve and Lucille Adamson Fund of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF) Make the Expansion to Bemus Point “Healthy Bones” Class a Reality Chautauqua County RSVP is strong advocate of osteoporosis prevention and continues to offer “Healthy Bones” exercise classes. The classes follow […]

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to Sponsor Christmas Parade Fireworks Display

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Tinseltown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration, presented by The Resource Center, will again feature a spectacular downtown fireworks display thanks to a generous event donation by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Community residents watching the parade downtown on Friday, December 4, will be able to see the fireworks […]

LACAP Purchases Architectural Plaques with CRCF Grant

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The Lakeview Avenue Community Action Project recently received a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Fund for the Region to purchase 12 architectural plaques. The plaques will be installed at pre-determined homes in the Lakeview Avenue neighborhood and will feature the unique architectural history of the home, […]