We’d like to thank everyone for their support and sponsorship of the 2016 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 14-15 in 2017. See you then!

Archive: June, 2015

Hotellings receive Footprints Award

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 29, 2015 - Events
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The Hotelling family’s contributions to the community have again been recognized, as Wayne, Elaine and Laurel received the annual Footprints Award from the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation. The award was presented at the Community Foundation’s Annual Meeting, held at Jamestown Community College’s Training and conference Center in Dunkirk.   Below is an account of the event […]

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Trio set to tackle Laurel-thon

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 28, 2015 - Laurel-thon, Relay Run
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For the third straight year, several people are setting their sights on tackling the grueling Laurel-thon.  And this year, the event will have an international flavor. The Laurel-thon is held in conjunction with the annual flag relay, in which volunteers take turns running from Jamestown to Dunkirk.  The relay legs are anywhere from 1 to […]

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Annual Laurel Run newspaper sale coming July 8

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 28, 2015 - Newspaper Sales
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Don’t be alarmed if someone approaches your vehicle and asks you for money Wednesday, July 8. That’s the day the Observer’s annual Laurel Run newspaper sale will take place.  Each year, Observer Publisher John D’Agostino and his staff stay up late one night to print a special Laurel Run edition of the paper.  Volunteers then […]

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Kwik Fill’s annual Laurel Run promotion set to begin

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 26, 2015 - Events, News, Promotions
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From June 29 to July 19, area residents can show their support for people with disabilities by buying paper sneakers in conjunction with the 19th annual Laurel Run. For the 13th 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 […]

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Jamestown student wins Logo Design Contest

Posted by Chris Anderson - June 26, 2015 - Logo Contest
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Jamestown High School student Elizabeth Mazzone has won the contest to design the logo for the 2015 Laurel Run. The design created by Liz, who just graduated from JHS, was selected the winner from among dozens of designs submitted by students at six area high schools.  Internal voting at The Resource Center resulted in 10 […]

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