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Dunkirk Senior Citizens Board of DirectorsThe Dunkirk Senior Citizens Board of Directors met at the Center on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 9:30 a.m. President Barbara Bajdas led the group in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.All reports were reviewed and approved. Communications were received from the ...

SAR to elect officers Saturday

On Saturday, the Chautauqua County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will elect officers for the upcoming year. The meeting starts at 11 a.m. at the Cassadaga Country Club, Frisbee Road.Member Doug Arters provided a parade update for the color guard unit. The unit marched at ...

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Collins Center Senior NewsThe July meeting for the Collins Center Seniors was well attended. The hot dogs were ready on time in spite of the downpour of much-needed rain and the potluck lunch was delicious and plentiful as always.Everyone enjoyed the "Mystery Tour" on July 26. The Christmas in ...

Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels receives national award for efforts

Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels is proud to announce that it has received a Bronze Award from Meals on Wheels America for its initiative, creativity and hard work during the 14th annual March for Meals campaign. This national Meals on Wheels awareness campaign is designed to celebrate the ...

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Grape Belt SeniorsIn addition to exercise classes with Cat and Tai Chi classes with Sam, the next Grape Belt Readers Theater will be Wednesday Aug. 3 at 10:30 a.m. The next board meeting will be Monday, Aug. 15 at 10:15 a.m.. There will be a September pot-luck luncheon on Friday, Sept. 23 at ...

Wild Edibles and Potluck Picnic set for Aug. 16

PORTLAND - A Wild Edibles and Potluck Picnic is set for Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Luensman Overview Park, Thayer Road, Portland. Guests can take a walk to learn what can and can't be eaten along the trail. Stay for a potluck picnic and conversation. This event is free through a ...

Share & Care Seniors Summer Indoor Picnic reservations needed

The Share & Care Seniors will have a summer indoor picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect St., Fredonia. Doors open at 11 a.m. for cards and fellowship. A buffet picnic lunch is scheduled for noon. Bingo will follow the meal. Admission is $6 per person. ...

Centenarian still enjoying life

Surrounded by a century's worth of family and friends, Mary Conti celebrated her 100th birthday at Liberty Food & Spirits in Fredonia on June 26.She was born to Peter and Theresa "Rose" Vendetti on June 27, 1916 in Dunkirk. She was one of nine children. On her 18th birthday in 1934 at ...

Aging Services Network meeting set for July 20

Aging Services Network of Chautauqua County will hold its quarterly meeting on July 20 at 2 p.m.Melanie Booth will be presenting on the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver program. The NHTD is a Medicaid program that allows individuals who are receiving a nursing home level of care, to ...

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United Senior CitizensThe United Senior Citizens recently held their monthly luncheon meeting at the Fredonia Beaver Club with 40 members in attendance.President Charles St. George opened the meeting by asking everyone to stand and with Mary Matteson leading the group singing "My Country, 'Tis ...

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Silver Creek SeniorsThe July 5 meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and singing "God Bless America."Dorothy Miniri said the blessing for all members of the club and blessings for the food. Members enjoyed hamburgers and hot dogs cooked on the grill. Salads and pineapple upside down ...

Chautauqua County RSVP seeking helpers in various capacities

Looking for something to do? Devote some time to the community by volunteering. Here is a partial list of community service opportunities in this area:Mentor a Child school may be out for summer, but now is the time to plan for fall and invest some time in a child. Only one hour per week can ...

Cattaraugus Department of Aging sets coupon distribution schedule

OLEAN - Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that Cattaraugus County has been awarded 760 Senior Farmers Market coupon booklets, valued at $15,200. Each booklet contains five $4 coupons ($20 value), and can be used to purchase fresh ...

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Collins 50 PlusActivities for the week of July 3 to 9Sunday: Pickle Ball at 6:30 p.m., Collins Town Park or L.K. Painter Center (free).Wednesday: Quilting with Florence at 10:30 a.m., Collins Library Community Room (free); Exercises with Pat at 10 a.m., Painter Center Yellow Room (free); ...

CNRC welcomes new member to its family

On May 29, the Chau-tauqua Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center welcomed a new member to the family: Abby. Abby is a Portuguese Water Dog acquired from the Doceu Kennel of Grand Island. Abby's name was voted on by the residents, their families and the staff of the nursing home. Abby's breed is ...

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Collins 50 Plus SeniorsThe Collins 50 Plus Seniors would like to offer sincere condolences to the family of Larry Wroblewski. Larry was always here to cover the group's events, he seemed to know exactly what to do, and was always easy-going and fun to work with. He certainly will be ...