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Dr. Kevin Watkins, Public Health Director of the Cattaraugus County Health Department has announced that there will be health screenings and educational information during National Public Health Week, April 5 – 11, 2010 at the Cattaraugus County Health Department located at 1 Leo Moss Drive in Olean, NY. This year’s theme is A Healthier America: One Community at a Time.
A new exhibit, “The Art and Artistry of Norman Maffei” is now open at the Cattaraugus County Museum. Mr. Maffei, a Franklinville native, has been an active artist for over seven decades. A WWII veteran, Maffei was once considered as a replacement for famous Army artist Bill Mauldin as a cartoonist for the 45th “Division News”. Mr.
The annual Spirit of Gowanda Dinner, sponsored by the Gowanda Area Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, March 27th at the American Legion in Gowanda. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30, followed by a catered dinner at 6:30.
This year, the Chamber, (departing from the usual Spirit format honoring individuals and businesses for outstanding contributions to the community) will instead CELEBRATE the immense SPIRIT that permeated the village in the days following the August 2009 flood.
The Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) is asking everyone to Take the Pledge Against Senior Hunger.
This is not a financial pledge. Only a signature is needed to show your support! Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging's Senior Wellness & Nutrition Program is asking that everyone take the time to stop by the Dept of Aging office & sign the Pledge Table Runner. Pledge Table Runners are also available to sign at any of our 13 Nutrition Sites throughout the county.
Nine area snowmobile clubs that maintain trails in Cattaraugus County will benefit from the annual snowmobile registration fees collected by New York State. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation recently awarded Cattaraugus County, the municipal sponsor, $171,535.00 in funding to help improve and maintain the 353 miles of funded snowmobile trails in Cattaraugus County.
The 2009 H1N1 Influenza Response Report is available for download at http://www.cattco.org/downloads/health/2009-h1n1-influenza-response