Sprout Film Festival, Step Up for Autism celebration set for September 27

September 15, 2023

The Resource Center and Filling the Gap, Inc., will pair two of their popular events when the Sprout Film Festival and Step Up for Autism take place Wednesday, September 27. The combined events will be held at The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts on Third Street in Jamestown. An autism awareness walk will begin at 5:30. Walkers will proceed west for about three

Grand Island woman’s fund-raising event to benefit people with autism

September 15, 2023

A mother’s tribute to her son will take center stage at the fourth annual Step Up for Autism walk Saturday, September 23, in Grand Island. The event, organized by Dory Matwijkow, will be held in Beaver Island State Park starting at 11:00, with the 1.5-mile walk stepping off at noon. There also will be a basket raffle, pri ze drawings and a bake sale featurin

Applebee’s to raise money for Laurel Memorial Run & Walk July 5

June 30, 2023

People who eat at Applebee’s on July 7 can help raise money to support individuals with disabilities through the 27th annual Laurel Memorial Run and Walk. All day long, the Applebee’s restaurants in Dunkirk and Lakewood will hold “Dining to Donate” fund-raisers to benefit the Laurel Memorial Run/Walk. The restaurants will allow patrons to have 10 percent of

ACME The Appliance Store Donates Weber Genesis Gas Grill to TRC Golf Classic

June 29, 2023

Dan and Beth Hocking, Owners of ACME The Appliance Store, recently donated a Weber Gas Grill that will be used for a drawing to support the 27th Annual TRC Golf Classic. The TRC Golf Classic is the major annual fund-raising event for Filling the Gap, Inc., a Jamestown-based non-profit organization that works with The Resource Center to support people with di

Laurel Run Newspaper Sale to Take Place on July 7

June 21, 2023

Support people with disabilities by purchasing a special “Laurel Run” newspaper July 7! Since 2007, the annual “Laurel Memorial Run/Walk” newspaper sale has been a great way to raise money while spreading the word about the event. This year’s sale will take place Friday, July 7. The Post-Journal and the Observer will publish the special edition, and voluntee

“Blingo” fund-raiser to benefit people with disabilities set for March 30

February 15, 2023

Those looking to enjoy a fun night out while supporting people with disabilities should plan to attend the seventh annual Sassy Baggs & Beyond “Blingo” fund-raiser Thursday, March 30. The event will be held at The Resource Center’s administrative offices at 200 Dunham Avenue in Celoron. Doors will open at 6:00, with the Blingo games starting at 7:00. Tho