Jamestown Savings Bank Arena Hosts Skate-4-Paws in Support Of Local Charity


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Jamestown Savings Bank Arena

The Jamestown Savings Bank Arena (JSBA) invites the community to come out and skate in support of the Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) this Friday, February 21, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the JSBA. In support of the CCHS annual Pennies 4 Paws campaign, the Arena will assist in their fundraising efforts by donating half of the proceeds towards the campaign.

This year marks the 9th annual Pennies 4 Paws Campaign, which will run until the end of April and will benefit all of their animal rehabilitation services. The CCHS has set their goal at 1.7 million pennies (or $17,000) to help relieve the costs of those services, which better prepare the animals for adoption.

“We’re really excited that the ice arena has stepped forward to help raise some money and awareness for CCHS. During this year’s campaign, we hope that more businesses will take the arena’s lead and help us continue our fundraising efforts,” said Edwin Rodriguez Jr., Director of Community Relations for the CCHS.
The CCHS will also have dogs in attendance that will be available for adoption. Anyone interested may request more information from the CCHS employees who will be on hand. Admission for the public skate will cost you $7 and will include the skate rental.

“The JSBA is thrilled to team up with CCHS and we extend the opportunity to other community organizations to work with us on similar events. This is just one step forward in our community outreach efforts,” said Hannah Braun, Community Outreach Director at JSBA.

For more information regarding Skate-4-Paws you may contact Hannah Braun or Phil Genco at JSBA at (716) 484-2624, visit www.jamestownarena.com or find the arena on Facebook. For more information regarding the Pennies 4 Paws Campaign, you may contact Edwin Rodriguez Jr. at CCHS at (716) 665-2209 ext. 213.

If your non-for-profit organization would like to participate in a public skating fundraiser, please e-mail Hannah.braun@jamestownarena.com.

Disclaimer: Please do not bring pets to this event.