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Olean, NY 14760
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus County offers gardening workshops throughout the year.  For February, CCE focused on garden planning and winter pruning.  For March, the virtual workshops will feature growing and caring for seedlings. The limited frost-free gardening months in Western NY can be a challenge for any gardener. Learn about growing and caring for seedlings to get a head start on the growing season and improve the length and variety of your harvest. The first opportunity for this workshop is March 23rd at 7 p.m. Registration Link.  The workshop will also be offered March 25th  at 10 a.m. Registration Link. Please contact Jesse Meeder with any questions or for further registration details.


HOST A BLOOD DRIVE: Your business, team, neighborhood, church, book club, volunteer fire company, or any group you may belong to, can host a blood drive with ConnectLife.  It’s attainable for anyone, not just companies, and we need you all now more than ever. Please contact ConnectLife at 716-529-4270 for more information.



LEADERSHIP THROUGH CHANGE.  Leadership Cattaraugus is excited to offer free monthly leadership talks this year.  The discussions will take place online every third Tuesday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Registration details for the virtual discussions online.  For questions, please email.

MARCH 16: Leadership
APRIL 20: Government Services
MAY 18: Health and Medical Services
JUNE 15: Agri-Business
JULY 20: Economic Development, Arts & Culture
AUGUST 17: Manufacturing
SEPTEMBER 21: The Justice System
OCTOBER 19: Human Services
NOVEMBER 16: Education 
ONLINE SALES for OGH Patients: The gift shop at the Olean General Hospital is now offering online sales for inpatient deliveries.  Those wanting to send a gift shop item such as flowers, baby and adult gifts, as well as seasonal items, can visit online and click on the gift shop icon to order.  The site can also be found here.  Deliveries will be made between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
CONGRATS to Carol L. Mahoney on her 36 years of service to the Community Care of Western New York, Inc. and HomeCare & Hospice as their Chief Executive Officer.  Also BEST WISHES on your retirement from the organizations this year!
PUBLIC ICE SKATING is back at the Olean Recreation Center with a maximum of 50 skaters: The schedule is Mon/Wed/Fri: 12 to 3 p.m.; Tues/Thur: 3:30 to 5 p.m.; and Sat/Sun: 2 to 3:30, 4 to 5:30 p.m.  For more information, please call716-373-RINK

ST. PATRICK’S DAY RAFFLE SERIES, each weekday March 7-27, 7 p.m. announced live via Facebook Live. Archbishop Walsh Academy will celebrate its annual St. Patrick’s Day event with a series of cash raffles leading up to the grand prize drawing of $20,000.  On March 27th, raffle ticket-holders who pre-order meals will be served drive-through style in the school’s parking lot at 208 North 24 Street in Olean from 4 to 6p.m. Tickets for this raffle can be purchased for $100 and entitle the holder to two beef-on-weck meals and entry into the CASH raffles throughout the month of March. Ticket stubs must be returned to Archbishop Walsh Academy by Friday March 5th, 12th, and 19th before 5pm to be eligible for entry into the remaining drawings starting the following Monday. Raffle series tickets are available at GOACC, Sports Locker, The Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels Church, St.  John’s Church, El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant, Go To Meals, Third Base and by contacting the school at 716-372-8122; or online

DAILY SERVICE TO DC: The Bradford Regional Airport and Southern Airways Express are pleased to announce that in addition to Pittsburgh International they will begin offering daily service to Washington Dulles International on June 1, 2021. This addition will open a new door for inbound tourism from the DC market. Visitors can economically fly into BFD, rent a car online from ACE Car Rental and see everything the ANF has to offer. On the outbound side, Washington Dulles offers direct flights to over 140 destinations around the world. For the most up to date information follow them on Facebook or visit them online.
FAREWELL NANCY: Nancy Phillips is retiring after 30 years of service to Council on Addiction Recovery as their human resources director.  We join CAReS in wishing Nancy the best in her future endeavors!
TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS: OPEN BASKETBALL, former St. John’s School gymnasium, 921 North Union Street, Olean, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.  This FREE activity is offered for grades 4-6. There is no cost for this activity and pre-registration is not required.  Please call 716-376-5698 with any questions.






VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: GOACC is looking for a few good people!  The Chamber has more than 10 committees that meet at various times of the year for our events and other areas such as membership.  We also need help during each of those events with ticket takers, registration, merchandise sellers, and other cool jobs.  Please visit online for the complete list of committees and volunteer opportunities.  To volunteer, please email with your interests and what event/committee you would like to assist with.  #volunteerGOACC











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