Give Big CHQ Fundraising Event Starts Today

Give Big CHQ 2020, an online fundraising event features nearly 100 local nonprofit organizations raising money to support their mission, begins today. The fundraiser is organized by the Chautauqua Region and Northern Chautauqua community foundations. For more information, visit givebigchq.org.

Prendergast Library Board To Meet Today

The Prendergast Library’s Board of Trustees will meet virtually today at 5:15 p.m. All library board meetings are open to the public. For instructions about how to access the virtual board meeting, send an email to reference@prendergastlibrary.org or call the library and leave a message at 484-7135 ext 225.

Planning Board Meeting To Be Held Tuesday

The Chautauqua County Planning Board’s monthly meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday via videoconferencing, as permitted by the state Open Meetings Law. The public will be able to fully observe the videoconference meeting by going to: https://zoom.us/j/92766107905?pwd=T2JuNEFYd2VjaDRjWWJoNlNpMEdWdz09. Those with questions can call Melissa Keller at the Chautauqua County Division of Planning and Community Development at 753-4066 or email kellerm@co.chautauqua.ny.us.

Technical Committee Set To Meet

The Technical Committee of the South and Center Chautauqua Lake Sewer Districts will meet by video conference Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Those interested in joining can call 646-558-8656 with an ID of 99-449-0210.

Auxiliary Board Meeting Has Been Canceled

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Area Rod and Gun Auxiliary Board meeting originally scheduled for Thursday and the annual chicken barbecue scheduled for Monday, June 8, have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meetings should resume as scheduled in September.

‘First Five Years’ Program Is Being Offered

Prevention Works is offering a program for parents of children ages birth to 5 years of age called “First Five Years” from noon-2 p.m. Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15 and 22 through Zoom video meeting software. The training is offered through a grant by the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County and a partnership between Prevention Works and the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County. The “First Five Years” program is a four-session, two-hour video and discussion group. One of the benefits of parenting classes is staying up to date on the newest and most effective parenting techniques. The program is for grandparents, nannies, childcare professionals, early childhood educators, mental health professionals, and anyone else who lives and works with young children. To register, call Kathleen Colby at 664-3608. The link to the Zoom training will be provided.


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