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Two area youth are the proud recipients of new mountain bikes, courtesy of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Employees Benevolent Association. Every year at the Cattaraugus County Fair in Little Valley, boys and girls are eligible to enter a drawing for one boy’s bicycle and one girl’s bicycle. This year’s winners are, from left to right, Mathurin Griffith of Randolph and Tara Lovern of Little Valley. Each youth also received a bicycle safety helmet donated by Walmart.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently developing a Countywide Arts, Culture and Heritage Plan with the assistance of MDB Insight, an economic development strategic planning firm. Community engagement is most important to the success of the Plan. The Public is invited to attend an informational meeting on August 16th at 6:30pm in the Cattaraugus County Center, 3rd Floor Legislative Chambers, in Little Valley.
Cattaraugus County Historical Museum and Research Library is currently requesting proposals for the printing of the Cattaraugus County Museum Brochure.
The Guide will have an original size of 11"x8.5", and include text and graphics on both sides, using four color processing. There will be 1 page at 11"x8.5", with a trifold taking the completed size to 3.67"x8.5". Please provide quotes for the quantities of 2,500, 3,000 and 3,500.
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The Cattaraugus County Planning Board, at its July 27th, 2016 Annual Dinner Meeting, presented the 2016 Brooks Patterson Community Leadership Award to Jeff Goodyear of the Town of Hinsdale for his efforts to extend the Genesee Valley Greenway State Park into Cattaraugus County. The meeting was held at the Hinsdale American Legion, Hinsdale, NY.
Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, has announced that the agency’s Twenty-Second (22nd) Annual Senior Forum and Public Hearing will be held Thursday, August 18, 2016, at the Franklinville Elementary School beginning at 9:00 a.m. The forum is open to all persons age 60 and older who are residents of Cattaraugus County.
The 2016 Cattaraugus County Planning Board Dinner was held on July 27, 2016 at the Hinsdale American Legion with Jeff Goodyear, awardee of the 2016 Brooks Patterson Award, and keynote speaker Jay Bailey spoke about "Building Partnerships to Achieve Public Benefit Goals".
Crystal J. Abers, Director of the Cattaraugus County Dept. of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism
Charles Couture, Chairman of the Cattaraugus County Planning Board
The Cattaraugus County Museum is thrilled to announce that the Randolph mammoth has returned to Cattaraugus County.