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Water District Board To Meet Sept. 10

SHERIDAN — The administrative board of the North Chautauqua County Water District will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Sheridan Community Building, 2773 Route 20, Sheridan. The meeting is open to the public, and attendees will be limited to a maximum of 50, and all participants must adhere to social distancing requirements.

Golden Agers Meeting Set Sept. 15

The Lakewood-Busti Golden Agers will meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Lakewood American Legion. The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a dinner to follow. Those attending are asked to enter by the front door and sign in. Masks and social distancing will be followed. The Oct. 20 meeting will include the group’s Hobo lunch. Reservations and the $6 fee will be collected at the September meeting.

Harmony Senior Citizens Hold Get-Together

Thirty-three members of the Harmony Senior Citizens met recently at a social distance and mask wearing outdoor get-together. The group had not met since March and it was indeed good to see so many familiar faces. Beverly Smith, president, welcomed everyone, and Lois King led the flag salute and Pauline Edsall offered a prayer. It was decided to keep the same officers for the coming year; dues would not be collected; and memorials will be continued until next year. The group may meet again at an outside event with everyone bringing a bag lunch. The date has not been determined. All senior trips for the remainder of the year have been cancelled. Mary Lou Garfield announced the Panama Fire Department will be holding a chicken barbecue, take-out only, at the Harmony Historical Society event on Sept. 19. All members were encourage to attend. Following the meeting, members held a drive-by goodbye for Lester and Wyona Wevers, long-time members, who are moving to Texas.

Health Center Cluster Grants To Be Provided

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, announced Monday that three health center cluster grants will be provided to medical providers in the amount of $753,721. Southern Tier Community Health Center Network will receive $259,948; Finger Lakes Migrant Health Care Project will receive $227,750; and The Chautauqua Center will receive $266,023. “We care about making sure our constituents have fair access to the quality medical care they deserve, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Tom. “We were proud to support this funding and we will continue to fight for the support and resources our region needs to maintain our health care system.” Health Centers are community-based, patient-directed organizations that provide primary health care services. Services they offer can include: pharmacy, mental health, substance use disorder and oral health services. The funds are disbursed by the Human Resources and Services Administration, which is a part of the U.S. Department of Health And Human Services. For more information, visit www.HRSA.gov.

Conservation Board To Meet

The Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown. The public is invited to attend.

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