Community Notebook

County Soil & Water Conservation District meets today

The Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District will hold a directors’ regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at noon. The meeting will take place at Northcrest Business Park, 220 Fluvanna Ave. Suite 600, Jamestown.

Garden Club wreath sale underway

The Chadwick Bay Garden Club met recently to finalize plans for its annual fresh wreath sale.

Over the years, these 24-inch nobel fir wreaths have decorated the doors of many local homes and businesses. The club also will be donating wreaths for Dunkirk City Hall and Fredonia Village Hall.

The proceeds have been used to purchase trees, evergreens and flowers for the village of Fredonia and now the Dunkirk Lighthouse.

Wreaths are available through any club member or by calling 679-1972.

County Legislature special committee meeting is today

There will be a meeting of a special committee of the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 4:15 p.m. at the Gerace Office Building, Room 331, 3 N. Erie St., Mayville.

Community Foundation accepting applications for Ralph C. Wilson Jr. legacy funds

BUFFALO — The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is accepting applications for the 2018 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds competitive grant process. Grants will support the following areas of interest: caregivers, community assets, design and access and youth sports.

Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located within the eight counties of Western New York, including: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Erie; Genesee; Niagara; Orleans; and Wyoming counties. For caregivers, government agencies also may apply. For community assets, only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that reside in Erie County may apply.

Applications are due Jan. 8, 2018.

For more information about deadlines and eligibility, please visit