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Horse Rescue Group Establishes Fund at Foundation

  OLEAN, N.Y., June 22, 2012 – Horse Resource, a group of area equine enthusiasts, has established a new fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to assist people and horses in rescue situations. A primary purpose of the fund will be to offset the costs of fostering horses in need of care, according to Karen Niemic Buchheit, CRCF Executive Director Founded in 2005, Horse ... Read More »

A Harmony of Art and Charity in the Garden

By Eva Potter   Viewing beautiful art is a gallery setting is inspirational, but when fine art is showcased in an idyllic garden setting with gurgling stone fountains, cushy seating under the shade of patio umbrellas, colorful summer greenery, the harmonious tinkling of relaxing music, a good cause and a few sips of delectable wine, you know you have entered ... Read More »

Holiday Valley Donates to the Community

In support of regional youth programs and Mercy Flight, Holiday Valley donated $7,250 to several local groups on June 5, 2012. Throughout the season, Holiday Valley hosts events that not only entertain guests but generate funds for these donations. Events include the Fall Festival chairlift rides, Winter Carnival events and Snow Bar, and the Guns and Hoses Snowmakers Race.   ... Read More »

Walking Under Rainbows at the Relay For Life

By Dash Hegeman   At its core, the Relay For Life is about one thing: hope. Hope for another year with a loved one who has been given a terminal cancer diagnosis. Hope for new findings in cancer research. Hope for less evasive treatment options. But mostly, the Relay For Life is about the hope of a future where cancer ... Read More »

Participants Fight Cancer in Relay For Life

By Jeff Cole This year’s Relay For Life fundraiser is just around the corner. The event will be held from noon to midnight June 2 at Ellicottville Central School, 5873 Route 219, and will feature a “Passport for Cure” theme in which teams that camp out will decorate their campsites according to their given countries. Emily Salim, co-chair of the ... Read More »

ECS Squares off Against Salamanca in Alumni Football Game

by Jeff Cole   In the two previous alumni football games that featured Ellicottville and West Valley central schools, the teams combined for 34 points, all of which were scored by Ellicottville players.   Though West Valley may have laid goose eggs in the 30-and-older-full-contact games, which ended up 13-0 in 2010 and 21-0 last year, both teams still came ... Read More »

Dirty Duathlon Provides Good Clean Fun

If you don’t mind a little grit and sweat, then come to Ellicottville for the Dirty Duathlon and 4-Mile Dirty Bit Trail Run to benefit the American Diabetes Association. The event kicks off on June 10 at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Valley Mountain Sports Center.   Put on something you don’t mind throwing out later, grab your helmet, tie ... Read More »

Central Beer Brews up Can Drives

  by Jeff Cole Anyone looking to donate to a worthy cause or purchase a brand of beer not typically found in a grocery store might want to check out the Central Beer & Redemption Center in Salamanca. The business, which celebrated its one-year anniversary on April 1 and is located at 284 Central Ave., regularly holds can drives for ... Read More »

Relay For Life Seeks to Stomp out Cancer

By Jeff Cole Cancer survivors and local community members will soon walk towards the goal of stomping out cancer in this year’s Relay For Life fundraiser. The event will be held from noon to midnight June 2 at Ellicottville Central School, 5873 Route 219, and will feature a “Passport for Cure” theme in which teams that camp out will decorate ... Read More »

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