Community Notebook

CCIDA?meets Tuesday

The board of directors for the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Ag-ency will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the CCIDA, 200 Harrison St., Jamestown.

March 28 CVCS full day

The Cassadaga Valley Central School has announced that March 28 will be a full day of attendance for all staff and students. This represents a change in the district’s plan.

Meatloaf dinner in Dewittville March 23

Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church will host a Meatloaf Dinner on March 23 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Along with meatloaf, the $7 donation includes mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetable, dessert and beverage. The church is on Route 430 at Meadows Road in Dewittville.

JCC North County Center non-credit courses this month

Several non-credit courses will be held this month at Jamestown Community College’s North County Center in Dunkirk.

Computer-related: Taking Your Small Business Mobile With Mobile De-vices: 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 19-26 ($88).

Career enrichment: Notary Public: 9 a.m.-noon, March 13 ($80); Delivering Feedback for the First Time and Beyond: 8:30-11 a.m., March 19 ($59); and Barrier Precautions: 1-4 p.m., March 20 ($30).

A point and insurance reduction course will be held from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. The fee is $35.

To register or for additional information, call 363-6500 or visit

Forestville Food Pantry to participate in $1

million giveaway

to fight hunger

For the past 15 years Alan Shawn Feinstein has given away $1 million each year to anti-hunger agencies throughout the country.

The Forestville Food Pantry has joined this fight to stop hunger.

During March and April, for every item community members donate to the Forestville Food Pantry, Feinstein will donate $1. Donated items can be cash, checks, or food items.

Katie Smith to appear on Senior Report

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Katie Smith as the guest on Saturday’s television program. Smith is the director of the Westfield YWCA. John Hamels will guest host the show.

The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Individuals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions, comments or a shout-out. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. for some communities.

The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest.

Senior Report is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering Brocton, Cassada-ga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forestville, Hano-ver, Irving, Jamestown, Lake-wood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19.

Sheridan Historical Society fundraiser March 23

The Sheridan Historical Society fundraiser will be March 23 at the Sheridan Community Center. The main events are the spring auction, basket raffle and craft/baked goods sale. The society is seeking donations of items in good condition for the auction, especially furniture, household items, tools and collectibles (no appliances or clothes). All proceeds from this event fund the efforts of the Sheridan Historical Society to “cultivate a greater knowledge and appreciation of the history of Sheridan.” Anyone interested in donating items should call 672-2201 for more information.

Student art on display

There will be a Student Art Gallery opening Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Adams Art Gallery on Cen-tral Avenue in Dunkirk. The community is invited to stop by and admire the work.

The students represented from Dunkirk High School are: Thomas Logan, Kelsey Drummond, Jessica Miller, Emma Leffel, Amanda Mi-chalski, Sarah Fountain, Suzett Salzar, Taylor Tilley, Jennifer Miller, Ashley Ro-jas and Gunnar Bankoski.

They are the students of art teachers Jodie Korzenski and Gretchen Weidner.

Certified Food Handler Class Tuesday

The next Chautauqua County Certified Food Handler Class will be Tuesday at JCC North, Training Center, Room 119, 10807 Bennett Road, Dunkirk. Registration and sign-in is from 8:30 to 9 a.m., with class from 9 until noon. Pre-registration is required. Call 753-4693 to register. Cost is $35 for profit/$20 non-profit.