We’d like to thank everyone for their support and sponsorship of the 2014 Laurel Run! Without your kind contributions none of this would be possible. From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU! For those already thinking about next year’s event it’s already being planned and will take place July 17-18 in 2015. See you then!
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Laurel Run fund-raiser at Pizza Hut on Feb. 9

Posted by Chris Anderson - February 1, 2015 - Events
Laurel Hotelling and her friend and co-worker, Tom Proper, pose together to help promote the Pizza Hut “Fun”draiser that will benefit Laurel Run.

Laurel Hotelling’s birthday is this week, and the community is invited to help celebrate the occasion by supporting the annual charitable event that bears her name. All day long on Monday, February 9, the Pizza Hut on Vineyard Drive in Dunkirk will host a “Fun”draiser in honor of Ms. Hotelling.  The restaurant is ready to […]

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Three to attempt 30-mile “Laurel-thon”

Posted by Chris Anderson - July 10, 2014 - Laurel-thon, Relay Run
Keith Gregoire, left, and Paul Gavin pose before setting off on the inaugural Laurel-thon in 2013.

As part of this year’s Laurel Run, three men are preparing to embark on a journey that will test their physical and mental toughness – they will attempt to complete the 30-mile “Laurel-thon” on Friday, July 18. Paul Gavin, Keith Gregoire and Joseph Kolinsky are the three hardy souls who intend to run from Jamestown […]

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Seventh Annual Laurel Run Motorcycle Dice Run Takes Place July 19

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 30, 2014 - Dice Run, News

Area motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to tour the scenic highways of Chautauqua County while raising money for a good cause by taking part in the seventh annual Laurel Run Dice Run on Saturday, July 19. Registration and check-in begin at 10:00 in the Village Square in downtown Silver Creek, in the midst of the other […]

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Silver Creek Student Wins Laurel Run Logo Contest

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 23, 2014 - Logo Contest
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Shelby Braidich of Silver Creek High School was the winner of the competition to design the logo for the 2014 Laurel Run. Each year, the Laurel Run Planning Committee holds a contest among area high school students to design the Laurel Run logo.  This year, internal voting at The Resource Center Expos in May identified […]

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Cold Stone Creamery Plans Laurel Run Fund-Raiser

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 23, 2014 - 8K Run, Dice Run, Events, News, Promotions
Laurel holds a dish of her ice cream creation while posing with Andrea Kron and her mother, Gina.  The Kron family own the Tim Hortons franchises in Dunkirk and Fredonia.

Folks with a sweet tooth will have an opportunity to satisfy their craving while at the same time raising money to support people with disabilities in Chautauqua County. For a limited time, the Cold Stone Creamery located within the Tim Hortons on Lake Shore Drive in Dunkirk will be selling a special ice cream in […]

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Kwik Fill Supports People with Disabilities through Sales of Paper Sneakers

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 23, 2014 - 8K Run, Dice Run, Promotions, Relay Run
Laurel Hotelling poses with Frank Bartela, Regional Manager for United Refining, and Managers from Kwik Fill locations in New York and Pennsylvania to promote the Laurel Run sneaker sales.

From July 1-20, area residents can show their support for people with disabilities by buying paper sneakers in conjunction with the 18th annual Laurel Run. For the 12th straight year, The Resource Center and Filling the Gap, Inc., are partnering with United Refining Company’s Kwik Fill and Red Apple Food Mart locations to sell paper […]

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