Laurel Memorial Run/Walk logo contest under way

March 10, 2021

Area high school students can put their artistic talents to use by participating in a contest to design the logo for the 2021 Laurel Memorial Run and Walk. The person who designs the winning entry will receive a $100 gift card to a business of their choosing. Laurel Run was started in 1997 by Wayne and Elaine Hotelling of Silver Creek. The annual event is na

Redesigned Step Up for Autism being planned

September 10, 2020

The 11th annual Step Up for Autism will take place, but with a few changes because of the pandemic. The usual 1.5-mile awareness walk and related activities at The Resource Center’s Dunham Avenue building in Celoron will not be held this year. Instead, people are encouraged to do a virtual walk on their own. And because it’s a virtual event, people who prefe

Filling the Gap awards record $107,680 in grants

August 27, 2020

Filling the Gap, Inc., has announced its 2020 grants, awarding a record $107,680 to support people with disabilities. Filling the Gap is a Jamestown-based not-for-profit that works with The Resource Center and other organizations to support Chautauqua County residents who are poor, distressed and underprivileged, especially people with disabilities. Each yea

Fund-raiser to benefit WOW Fund

August 25, 2020

Pictured from left are Dan Hocking, co-owner of ACME The Appliance Store; Steven Rodgers, who was able to attend a Buffalo Bills game thanks to the WOW Fund; and Marcos Figueroa, who was the driving force in creating the WOW Fund. The pandemic has forced the cancellation of this year’s Mark Pacheco WOW Fund Lip Sync Battle fund-raiser, but area residents sti

“Perseverance” marks Laurel Memorial Run & Walk

July 16, 2020

“Perseverance” has always been a word associated with the Laurel Memorial Run and Walk. This year is no exception. Nearly 40 years ago, perseverance is what planted in Wayne Hotelling’s mind the idea of having Laurel Run. While driving through Canada on a family vacation in the early 1980s, Wayne noticed a man with a prosthetic leg, running along the highway

Lake Shore Savings Bank donates sponsorship money to canceled TRC Golf Classic

July 8, 2020

Continuing its commitment to local organizations that support Chautauqua County residents, Lake Shore Savings Bank is proud to announce it has donated its sponsorship money for the 2020 TRC Golf Classic in order to help tournament organizers meet the needs of people with disabilities. Lake Shore Savings has been the presenting sponsor of the TRC Golf Classic