Students Raise Money For AHM

Bush Elementary School recently held its annual Jump Rope for Heart raising $3,684 for the American Heart Association. The top five student fundraisers were: Max Miley ($540), Robbie Williams ($250), Ingrid Stendahl ($230), Madelyn Wilkins ($225) and Dominic Newman ($218). Physical education classes participated in jump roping, hula hooping, mini-bikes, scooters, basketball, step boxes and a target toss game to learn more about fun, heart-healthy activities. The Bush School PTA also provided and served students a healthy snack.

Historical Society To Meet March 7

The Busti Historical Society will resume its monthly meeting schedule on Wednesday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the basement of the Busti Museum. Plans will be discussed and put in order for the coming summer and fall. Meetings will be held the first Wednesday of every month. Grinding days with the restored grist mill open on each third Sunday starting in May and running through October, subject to revision. A Victorian farm-to-table dinner and wedding reception is planned for Thursday, May 17, at Busti’s Victorian Hall. The 44th annual Busti Apple Festival is planned for Sept. 30, the last Sunday in September. The meetings are open to the public and everyone interested in Busti history and Busti families is encouraged to attend.

Conference To Be Held In March

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services is having a Community Caregiver Conference on Friday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. at the Heritage Retirement Campus, 4600 Route 60, at the Schwab Manor in Gerry. Expert service speakers will be presenting topics such as financial, medication, behavior and balance issues and caregiver stress. Raffle baskets will be raffled off all day and a complementary lunch will be served. Please RSVP by March 116 by calling 366-3335 ext. 1236 or 661-9430 ext. 1236. This event is free and is being sponsored in part by the state Department of Health.

March Event Is This Saturday

RANDOLPH — This year’s “March into Randolph” event will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is hosted by the Randolph Area Community Development Corporation (RACDC), a non-profit organization. On the first Saturday in March, visitors will start at the Randolph Library where they will pick up a “passport” with a list of participating businesses. The more businesses they visit and have their passport initialed, the more chances they will get to enter the drawing, which will be held at Yarn for Ewe at 2 p.m. To find out more about the event, visit and Enjoy Randolph’s Facebook page, or email Heyl at

Outdoor Club To Hold Cookout

On Sunday, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hold its annual winter cookout. The cookout will be at the Audubon Community Nature Center near Jamestown. Participants will meet at the kiosk in front of the main building at 2 p.m. for a hike or ski of 4.5 miles on the Audubon trails followed by a dish-to-pass cookout in and behind the main building beginning at 5 p.m. Those attending should bring a dish to pass and their own table service. For more information, call Dennis Anderson at 969-9772.