Community Notebook

Speakers from NCCF slated for Revitalize Dunkirk meeting tonight

The February meeting of Revitalize Dunkirk will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m., at the Fredonia State University Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave. in Dunkirk.

Guest speakers Diane Hannum and Ida Lord of the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation will open the meeting with a presentation on the history and purpose of the Foundation, as well as information regarding its involvement in the community. Of special interest will be information regarding NCCF’s newly created “Bloom Project” to recognize local citizens’ gardening efforts.

Revitalize Dunkirk’s general meeting agenda will follow. Revitalize Dunkirk is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose members advocate ideas and engage in projects for improved urban living to residents and elected Dunkirk city officials. All members of the community are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Workshop Friday assists Alzehimer’s caregivers

A workshop will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday for caregivers of those who have Alzheimer’s disease.

Communication skills of a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another related dementia will gradually decline as the disease progresses. Challenges associated with communication can lead to frustration, and anxiety. Learn what changes may occur. Learn how to cope, prepare, and respond.

The workshop will be at the Ripley Public Library 64 W. Main St. Please RSVP by calling 366-3335, ext. 1236 or 661-9430, ext. 1236 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This educational workshop is offered by Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services and is sponsored in part by the state Department of Health.

North Chautauqua County Water District Board

The Administrative Board of the North Chautauqua County Water District shall hold a meeting today at 4 p.m. at the Fireside Manor Restaurant, 5377 W. Lake Road, Dunkirk.

Sinclairville Fire Department chicken barbecue set for Sunday

The Sinclairville Fire Department will hold a chicken barbecue on Sunday, beginning at noon at the Fire Hall dining room, 30 Main St., Sinclairville. The cost is $9 per meal, which includes two sides, dinner roll and pickles. Eat in or take out dining options are available. There will also be a baked sale by the Sinclairville 76ers Meals on Wheels program. All are welcome.