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Give Big CHQ Donates To Over 80 Organizations

This week, Give Big CHQ, an online fundraising event to support local nonprofits, nearly 600 donors have generously given more than $75,000 dollars to 84 organizations in our community. All donations make a big difference in supporting the missions of local nonprofits. Learn more at givebigchq.org.

Library Begins Curbside Pickup

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Memorial Library said it has begun curbside pickup services. In a statement, the library said: “At this time holds are not available, so we can only provide materials from Lakewood Memorial Library. To place your order, call the library at 763-6234 or email your request to director@lakewoodlibrary.org. You can use our online catalog to see what materials are available, or we are happy to assist by phone or email. We will reserve a time slot for you to come pick up your materials. Our curbside service will be contactless. When you arrive at the library, call us. Please remain in your vehicle. Our staff will place your materials in the trunk or a vacant seat of your vehicle. When you return your materials, please place them in the book drop in the vestibule. All materials will be quarantined for a 72-hour decontamination period before being checked in. As always, we do not charge late fees on Lakewood Memorial Library materials.” Hours for pickup will be Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New BPU Scam Reported

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities is warning customers of a new scam reported Thursday. In a statement, the BPU said: “The scenario is that a customer receives a call, stating it is the BPU calling. The scammer says that the BPU wants to refund an overpayment and asks for bank account information from the customer to deposit the refund. Customers are reminded that the BPU does not call to request such information over the phone. Customers receiving such scam calls should hang up their phones.”

Student Art Exhibit To Be Held Virtually

Jamestown Community College is hosting its annual College Connections Student Art Exhibition in a virtual format this year. The exhibition, which can be accessed at sunyjcc.edu/CCArtShow, features 40 works from students. The students were enrolled in a College Connections art course in the 2019-20 academic year. Works for the exhibition were selected by instructors. The exhibition includes works by Anna Burroughs, Abbey Gardiner, and Mallory Voegelin of Allegany-Limestone; Tyler Burkett, Kailyn West, Christopher Selph, and Damien Sorvillo of Olean BOCES Center; Alison Stewart, Cervonte Thomas, and Heidi Williams of Cassadaga Valley; Alison Einink and Jordyn Truex of Clymer; Lisset Bautista, Ictzayaret Lopez, Kymilondra Nance, and Paola Rodriguez-Ortiz of Dunkirk; Everette Golden, Jaylin Henhawk-Marr, Charlesa Le-Tran, and Cameron Nagel of Gowanda; Janea Fiorella, Grace McMillan, and Sophia Simons of Jamestown; Lillian Baer, Maddigan Bless, Lauren Grissom, and Ainsley Helt of Maple Grove; and Jordan Hash-Nelson, Alexis Moons, and Maggie Passanise of Southwestern. College Connections, JCC’s concurrent enrollment program with regional high schools, is accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships. JCC offers drawing, ceramics, photography, and graphic design courses through College Connections.

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