Briefly

Front Yard Program Returns

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is continuing the Front Yard Garden Recognition Program for the ninth straight year. This is a way to say thank you to home gardeners who contribute to the curb appeal of Jamestown’s neighborhoods and to encourage all residents to take part in making Jamestown a more beautiful place. Half of the city will be surveyed in the spring through June 24, and the remaining half will be surveyed in the fall, Sept. 9 through Sept. 30. For more information, contact Mary Maxwell at mary@jamestownrenaissance.org or 489-3493.

Thrift Store In Need Of Items

The Community Outreach Center Thrift Store is in great need of gently used clothing and household goods. They are grateful for all the wonderful donations received in the past. All proceeds from the sale of these goods benefit local charities. The thrift store is located on the third floor of the First Lutheran Church, corner of Chandler and Center streets. Store hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dunkirk Farmers Market To Open

DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk Farmers Market will open Wednesday, June 12, and will be held every Wednesday through Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Dunkirk Senior Center on Ruggles Street. Roberto Fred Farms and Richard Feinen Farms will return to the market weekly this year. They offer a wide variety of vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, preserves, honey and vegetables. New vendor Kwilos Farms will offers free-range beef, maple products, along with eggs and other products. Connect checks will be distributed through June 30, but can be redeemed through the end of the season.

Library To Host Ribbon Cutting

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Memorial Library will have a ribbon and dedication ceremony for its newly constructed Nelson Terrace. The terrace is being dedicated to Delores Nelson. The ceremony will be held today from 4-6 p.m. at the Lakewood Memorial Library, 12 W. Summit St., Lakewood.

Golf Challenge Planned Aug. 23

CHAUTAUQUA — Heritage Ministries will host the 18th annual Heritage Golf Challenge, presented by U & S Services Inc. a Stark Tech Group Company, on Friday, Aug. 23, at the Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautauqua. “We are thrilled to host this year’s golf outing at the Chautauqua Golf Club,” she continued, “Each year, we are growing and continuing to exceed our fundraising goals,” said Melissa Trusler, Heritage director of development. “In 2018, our generous sponsors allow us to expand, raising over $40,000.” The event will feature a 10 a.m. shotgun start at Chautauqua Golf Club, with lunch at the turn, proximity prizes, a putting challenge and overall placement prizes. Each registration also includes refreshments and dining during the post play celebration, along with auctions and raffles. The cost per golfer is $125 per player.

Retired Workers Meet In Warren

The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees will meet June 13 at The Variety Buffet in North Warren, Pa. The meeting is at 11 a.m. Speakers will be Jim Cheronis and Dora Turner from Anchor Advisors. Call 814-726-7272 for more.

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