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14 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation Westfield, NY – Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for Westfield Memorial Hospital (WMH), for the WMH Foundation, and the grand prize winner of its 26th Annual Golf Tournament Raffle. Peggy Beckman of Westfield was thrilled to learn the news that she is now the owner of a brand new Weber Gas Grill (compliments of Add Lumber.) “It’s the most beautiful thing I have ever seen,” gushed nonagenarian Beckman, when she saw her prize in the hospital lobby. It’s interesting to note the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation (WMHF) was incorporated under its original...

6 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame On Tuesday, August 14th, one day after the CSHOF picnic, the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will premiere its documentary film, “The Pride of Jamestown” – An Interview with Irv Noren, at 7:00 p.m. at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown. Irving Arnold Noren, a 1985 CSHOF inductee, was born November 29, 1924 in Jamestown, New York. He was a former professional baseball and basketball player. Noren was an outfielder in the Major Leagues from 1950 through 1960 for the Washington Senators, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and Los...

3 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation Westfield, NY – Friday, the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for Westfield’s community hospital when the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation (WMHF) was incorporated under its original name of Chautauqua Health Care Foundation, exactly 40 years ago on the same date. The foundation was renamed to Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation on June 5, 1996. This year, the foundation hosted its 26th Annual Golf Tournament at the Chautauqua Golf Club on Friday, July 13....also a lucky day! The WMHF Golf Tournament draws medical and corporate professionals, business owners and...

25 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation & Improvement Corporation (CHRIC) Josh Freifeld, Executive Director & the Board of Director’s of Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation & Improvement Corporation (CHRIC) invite you to join CHRIC for a day of golfing & fun at the 3rd Annual CHRIC Classic Golf Tournament being held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Chautauqua Golf Club, 4731 West Lake Road, Chautauqua, NY. There is still time to register a team or to sposoner the event and be part of this great event. Everyone has a chance at winning four Buffalo Bills-Tennessee Titans game tickets for Sunday, October 7th, 2018...

21 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Northwest Arena (Jamestown, NY) - The first annual Canoe & Kayak Poker Run presented by the Northwest Arena and Evergreen Outfitters is coming to Jamestown on Saturday, July 28 from 9am-3pm. The event is sponsored by Smith Boys of Chautauqua, Media One Group, Landmark Chevrolet, and the Jamestown Cycle Shop. The Canoe & Kayak Poker Run will feature a day full of paddling, snacks, prizes, and more. The adventure begins at McCrae Point, with sign-ins available between 9-11am. Participants will collect cards as they make their way up to Celeron’s Lucille Ball Memorial Park and back to McCrae Point for a 12pm...

23 Jun 20180 Presenting sponsor Snug Harbor Marina & Service Center and the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy have announced their 32nd Annual Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament. The Pro-Am will be held at the Chautauqua Golf Club’s Lake Course on Monday, June 25th. The event will have an 11:00 AM shotgun start. There are many sponsorship opportunities available, a portion of which is tax deductible. Area businesses are especially encouraged to sponsor this event; a Bronze Level sponsorship includes a team of three golfers. The “Score One for the Lake!” tournament welcomes both male and female amateur golfers. Each team will include a visiting...

5 Mar 20180 Jamestown’s Northwest Arena will host the second Annual Bubbleball Hockey Tournament on Saturday, March 10, with the championship game to be played during the Southern Tier Xpress Game on Sunday, March 11.  Proceeds from the event will benefit Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care. Teams are now forming for the event. Team registration is open to any group and no hockey experience needed. Teams are encouraged to secure sponsorships to support the mission of CHPC. The team raising the most money will win a prize. In the event of a tied game, the team raising the most money will be awarded the victory. Bubble Ball sports are a new...

26 Feb 20180 Paul Cooley, a 58-year volunteer for the Gerry Rodeo, was the guest presenter at the Feb. 20 meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville. During the session, which was held at The Parkview in Westfield, Cooley was welcomed by Club President Janese Berkhouse and introduced by Club President-Elect Mary Swanson. His “History of the Gerry Rodeo” program featured interesting facts about how this rodeo started, its purpose, anecdotes, and highlights of the event throughout the years. Cooley showed numerous historical photos and displayed an award given to the Gerry Rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). This...

23 Feb 20180 The RivAlz Blondes vs. Brunettes women’s flag football game organized as a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association® Western New York Chapter is getting a boost from a Buffalo Bill. Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander is lending his expertise to the program as honorary chairman for the May 5 game that pits teams against each other based on hair color. The game also serves as a reminder of the toll Alzheimer’s takes not only on those living with a diagnosis, but care partners, family members, friends and co-workers. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that cannot be prevented, slowed or cured and across New York State, its impact...
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