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    TRC enjoys annual Camp Onyahsa experience

    By Mark Stevens From cruising Chautauqua Lake in a pontoon boat to singing "Sweet Caroline" around a roaring fire, dozens of people with developmental disabilities recently enjoyed an exciting few days at the YMCA's Camp Onyahsa in Dewittville. "It was a tremendous success. I can't say enough about our staff and Camp Onyahsa staff. It [...]

    By |September 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    Toys for Tots fund-raiser takes place September 16

    A holiday tradition will come earlier this year when Toys for Tots holds its annual kickoff fund-raiser Saturday, September 16. Posing together to promote the Toys for Tots fund-raiser are, from left, Adam Rohler and Scott Lumia of TPT; Jason Williams of The Lights of Broadway; Patrick Smeraldo, independent service coordinator with Chautauqua Connections [...]

    By |September 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    Self Advocacy

    The Resource Center offers Self-Advocacy groups for both Northern and Southern Chautauqua County. Self-Advocacy is designed for people with developmental disabilities to share and voice their concerns regarding social issues that affect their lives.

    Lip Sync Battle takes place August 18

    The third annual Lip Sync Battle fund-raiser to support people with disabilities will take place Friday, August 18, at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown. Money raised through the Lip Sync Battle will be donated to TRC Foundation’s Mark Pacheco WOW Fund. The WOW Fund (WOW stands for Working on Wonders) awards money to people with special [...]

    By |August 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    Nominations sought for Disability Awareness Awards

    Nominations are being accepted for The Resource Center’s 29th annual Disability Awareness and Recognition Awards. Every year, people with disabilities in Chautauqua County make tremendous strides in their quest to lead productive, meaningful lives. And every day, they are supported in their efforts by a wide segment of the community that appreciates and values the [...]

    By |August 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    Denise Jones named one of WNY’s Power 100 Women

    As the head of an organization that is one of Chautauqua County’s largest employers as well as being one of the biggest non-profit organizations in the region, Denise Jones is one of the area’s most influential people. That recognition recently was reaffirmed when Denise was named to Buffalo Business First magazine’s 2017 list of the [...]

    By |August 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    Paintings by TRC artists featured in state-wide exhibition

    Paintings created by artists with disabilities at The Resource Center have been included in a state-wide exhibition. Works by Randy Lake, Taynisha Lynch and Scott Naetzker are featured in the 13th annual Voice! exhibition. The show, which is on display in the Martin-Mullen Art Gallery in the Fine Arts Building at the State University College [...]

    By |August 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    TRC’s Annual Meeting held

    Outgoing Board member Richard Koerner receives a painting from Executive Director Denise Jones in appreciation for his years of service on the Board. The painting was created by Scott Schriber in TRC’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program in Dunkirk. R. Michael Goldman, Esq., was reelected President of The Resource Center’s Board of Directors at [...]

    By |July 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    Building named in honor of Mike Felice, family

    Dozens of people gathered June 16 at the administrative offices of Filling the Gap, Inc., to dedicate the building in honor of Michael J. Felice and his family. The building at 92 Fairmount Avenue in Jamestown was formally dedicated as the Felice Corporate Center. The facility houses several corporations that operate under the Filling the [...]

    By |July 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

    Urge Governor Cuomo to … BFair2DirectCare!

    For almost a year, organizations serving people with developmental disabilities in New York State have been advocating for increased State funding to be put toward a wage increase for Direct Support Professionals – those employees who care for and support people with developmental disabilities at organizations like The Resource Center. The advocacy campaign is called [...]