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At just over halfway through the 2014 Campaign, United Way of Southern Chautauqua County is at 47% of its $1,320,000 goal. This puts the campaign ahead of the pace from the prior year with many accounts reporting earlier results. “Our campaign...
Posted at: Friday, November 14, 2014
When heavy flooding hit the Silver Creek area in August 2009, Chautauqua County’s human service agencies were inundated with calls from residents looking for help. Officials decided to channel those inquiries through one phone number, 2-1-1...
Posted at: Monday, November 10, 2014
When Martha had her very first job she remembers having to file her taxes.  “My father taught me how to do them when I was a teenager and I have loved doing them ever since.” she explains. Several years ago, while paying her monthly bills,...
Posted at: Tuesday, November 04, 2014
When Bruce and his wife retired a few years ago, they decided to return to Chautauqua County.  After living and working in other areas, the couple, wanted to come back to the Bemus Point area to be closer to family. Together, the community-...
Posted at: Monday, October 27, 2014
Emily is a working mother with two young sons ages six and eight. She recently started her own pet grooming business, “Puppy Love,” in Falconer.  Emily’s schedule is quite hectic and her work hours can be irregular. Since she can’t always...
Posted at: Monday, October 20, 2014
  As a senior at JHS, Aidan has big dreams. She intends to attend college to major in fashion merchandising and business, and her ultimate goal is to own her own business. Kathy has successfully raised two sons and a daughter who are now on...
Posted at: Thursday, October 09, 2014
  Thirty-six foursomes comprised of Wegmans employees, vendors, and United Way Board members golfed the upper course at Peak-n-Peek recently to raise more than $12,000 for the local United Ways. Pictured from left to right, Liz Lingenfelter (...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
“Friends Learn Together About Drugs and Alcohol” Ninth-graders Emma and Maddy have been classmates for several years. The two are self-proclaimed “best friends” and spend most of their time outside of school together. “We hang out almost...
Posted at: Monday, September 29, 2014
The 2014 United Way Campaign is officially underway following a successful kickoff at the WCD Boys & Girls Club on Thursday. This year’s effort is being led by Melissa and Shane Uber, the first mother-son pairing to do so.   “It feels great...
Posted at: Monday, September 29, 2014
The Health Care Action Team (HCAT) of Jamestown's Strategic Planning and Partnerships Commission is hosting a Community Education Program entitled "Striking Back at the White Plague". The program will be held in Jamestown Community College's...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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