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TODAY... Monday, October 31, 2016
*SPOTLIGHT NEWS – Chamber’s ANNUAL DINNER this Thursday!
*NEXT CyberNews out Monday, Nov 14, 2016
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SPOTLIGHT EVENT —   GOACC ANNUAL DINNER , Premier Banquet Center, 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner, with program beginning at 8 p.m.  Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce’s will recognize two businesses, A Jason Clemons Salon and Premo Limousine Service of Western New York, and a businessperson, Walt Reisner; for their involvement and commitment to the greater Olean community.  Tickets for the event are $46 with a choice of menu of Grilled Salmon or Filet Mignon with a vegetarian option of Pasta & Vegetable. Music will be provided by New York Standard Time comprised of Jan Rhody, Les Sabina, and Moses Howden. To make a reservation, contact 372-4433 or e-mail info@oleanny.com .
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NOVEMBER 1—22 — CHARCOAL DRAWING PROTRAITS CLASS , Cattaraugus County Arts Council, 100 W. Main St., Allegany, Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m.  A beginners’ class in learning how to do charcoal portraits. Learn shading, blending and pulling out highlights using only black charcoal. Participants are asked to please bring 2 copies of an 8x10 black and white self portrait (photograph) to draw from.  All other supplies will be provided. Register and pay the class fee of $60 CCAC members/$70 non CCAC members online at myartscouncil.net under the Education section or call 716-372-7455.
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NOVEMBER 2 — FRIENDS and FAMILY CPR , Olean General Education Center, 515 Main Street, Olean, 7:45 a.m. complimentary breakfast buffet, 8:15 — 9 a.m. presentation.  Family and Friends CPR is for anyone who wants to learn CPR without a need for a course completion card. This program is ideal for anyone interested in learning how to save a life. CPR mannequins will be utilized to teach participants. Seating is limited for these Community Breakfast Series.  Please RSVP one week in advance of scheduled dates to UAHS at 716-375-7518 or jterrito@uahs.org.
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NOVEMBER 2 -- PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT , Jamestown Community College, Olean, 9 a.m. to Noon.  Performance Management is the system, by which a business involves, engages and rewards its employees to create organizational excellence. This course will review how your company can enhance its systems to achieve its mission and goals through planning, monitoring, assessing and assisting employee performance. The class fee is $62. To register, please call 716.376.7506 or visit www.sunyjcc.edu/ce
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NOVEMBER 2 -- USING EXCEL CHARTS , Jamestown Community College, Olean, 9 a.m. to Noon.  Do you know Excel supports a wide variety of standard types of charts and graphs? Create effective charts today that clearly and accurately convey the meaning of your data. The class fee is $39 with Chamber members receiving 15% discount for computer classes. To register, please call 716.376.7506 or visit www.sunyjcc.edu/ce
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NOVEMBER 2 — PREMIUM SKINCARE PRESENTATION by Rodan & Fields, JCC Campus, Community Room, #124, 260 North Union Street, Olean, 6 p.m.  Join GOACC Member, Mary Quinn for a presentation by Drs. Katie Rodan+Kathy Fields.  Bring all your girlfriends and enjoy good and meaningful conversation.  For those attending, you are entered to win free product and all will take home a free sample.  Please RSVP to maryqskincare@gmail.com or call 716-307-8537.
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NOVEMBER 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 — EVERY WEDNESDAY — WELLNESS WEDNESDAY , Positive Moves Consulting, 2626 West State, Suite 210, Olean, 12 to 1 p.m.  OPEN to the Public.  Enjoy support and education for creating wellness every Wednesday.  For more information, please contact 716-307-7694.
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NOVEMBER 4 – NONPROFIT NETWORKING DAY , St. Bonaventure University, 8 AM – 1 PM. The day will include keynote address by Lana Benatovich, president of the National Federation for Just Communities.  Breakout sessions include How to create a well-functioning team, Partnering with a professional grant writer; How an intern can complete your team; and Marketing for Good.  For more info, please call 716-301-2723 or email foundation@cattfoundation.org
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NOVEMBER 4 — EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION, JCC Center Gallery, 260 N. Union St., Olean, 6 to 8 p.m . The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is proud to announce the new exhibit at the JCC Olean Campus Center Gallery, “Working With Paper: Debra Eck & Carey Watters,” which features intricate artworks assembled from paper. The opening reception for this exhibit is free and open to the public with appetizers and adult beverages being served.
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NOVEMBER 5 — COMEDY NIGHT , Premier Banquet Center, 6 PM, buffet dinner, 7:30 PM, comedy show.  The Rehabilitation Foundation is bringing you food, fun and lots of laughs, all in support of a good cause! Proceeds from the event benefit people with disabilities in our community.  Tickets, which include show, buffet dinner, raffles, prizes and giveaways, are $30 each.  You can buy tickets at www.rehabcenter.org/comedynight
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NOVEMBER 5 – DRONEY FITNESS GORUCK LIGHT CHALLENGE , Olean.  This challenge involved 7-10 miles over 4-5 hours for team fitness.  More information is at this link: http://ruck.ly/1TQf2GQ
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NOVEMBER 5 – ST. BONAVENTURE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL vs. Edinboro, Exhibition game, SBU Reilly Center, 1:30 p.m.  For more information or tickets, please call 716-375-2500.
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NOVEMBER 5  – ST. BONAVENTURE MEN’S BASKETBALL vs. Alfred, Exhibition game, SBU Reilly Center, 4 p.m.  For more information or tickets, please call 716-375-2500.
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NOVEMBER 5 – St. Joseph Church Fundraiser – TUSCAN STYLE DINNER and WINE BAR , 1102 Walnut Street, Olean, 5 p.m.  The 2016 Massabki Award Medal will be presented to Ann Marie Wright, the first woman to receive the award medal at St. Joseph’s. The time capsule from the St. Joseph’s school will be opened at the dinner.  Also, an auction will take place with salvaged bricks from the school and church. The cost per ticket is $35.  Please call the church at 716-372-4311 to purchase a ticket.
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NOVEMBER 5 – VETERANS DAY TOY HELICOPTER , Home Depot, Olean, 9 a.m. to Noon.  Join the hands-on workshop in honor of Veterans Day, and you and your child can build a toy helicopter with turning blades! Once the toy helicopter is built, your child can decorate it with paint & stickers to create a mini-military vehicle.  To sign up, please visit http://workshops.homedepot.com/.
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NOVEMBER 5 — HOW TO PREVENT and REVERSE HEART DISEASE talk , Bartlett Country Club, Olean, Noon.  You are invited to attend a talk by Dr. Christopher Mallavarapu concerning the advantages of a whole food plant based diet to prevent and reverse heart disease and many other diseases.

Dr. Chris is the director of the new Cath Lab at the Olean General Hospital. He sees the effects of a western diet on heart health and is a local doctor who promotes the advantages. A plant based meal will be served with the cost $15.00. Please RSVP to the Bartlett at (716) 372-5175. You may pay at the door.  For further information call Joe Higgins, (716) 378-5131
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NOVEMBER 5 — C.O.L.O.R.S. presents A FAMILY SHOW for all ages – Veronyca’s Showgirls , Parent Education Program 234 North Union Street, Olean, 2 to 5 p.m.  Bring in one non-perishable food item (per person) for the local food pantry and receive free admission.  There is a $5.00 fee without the non-perishable.  Please rsvp to danndh.colors@gmail.com
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NOVEMBER 5 – 6 — AMCC VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP , University of Pittsburgh, Bradford.  Hosted by #1 Pitt-Bradford, the championship games on Saturday are: 2 p.m. - Game 3: #1 Pitt-Bradford vs. winner D'Youville/Franciscan and 4:30 p.m. - Game 4: #2 Penn St. Altoona vs. winner La Roche/Pitt-Greensburg.  Sunday’s final game is set for 1 p.m. - Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4.
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NOVEMBER 5, 6 — ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW , Portville Central School, 716-933-6005
Saturday, Nov. 5th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 6th - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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NOVEMBER 6 – GREAT PUMPKIN SHOOT , Besecker & Coss, 1553 Olean Portville Road, Olean, 12 Noon.  Thee person teams are invited with a $15 entry fee.  The teams will shoot at the targets – and every target is a winner.  The shoot benefits the L.E.E.K. Hunting and Mountain Preserve of Oswago, PA.
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NOVEMBER 6 — POWERX NYS NATIONAL QUALIFIER , Good Times Event Center, Olean, 1 p.m. start, free admission.  The qualifier will consist of 3 lifts, power cleans, bench, and hex bar deadlift.  More details at www.powerx.us . PowerX uses 3 minutes to complete up to 20 repetitions with maximum weight; scoring by repetitions x weight; and with qualifying totals .  There is a $40 athlete entry. Nationals will be held in March 2017 at Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus Ohio.  This past March, Eade Fitness 24/7 team won the team National Championship and two team members took 1st place in their individual weight classes
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NOVEMBER 7 — CREATIVE CLAY CLASS , Cattaraugus County Arts Council, 100 W. Main St., Allegany, 6 to 9 p.m. Students of all skill levels are welcome and all supplies will be provided. Your project will be created in one class session and can be picked up after the piece has been fired. Register and pay the class fee of $30 for a set of 2 mugs online at www.myartscouncil.net under the Education section or call 716-372-7455.
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NOVEMBER 9 — Annual Rotary Club VETERAN DAY PASTA DINNER , Allegany American Legion Charles Harbel Post 892, 4350 State Rd, Allegany, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Homemade sauce and meatballs, salad, bread and dessert meal is $8.00 adults, $7.00 Seniors and Children under 12, and VETERANS EAT FOR FREE. Proceeds go to benefit the Greater Olean area through community service projects sponsored by the Olean Rotary Club.
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NOVEMBER 9 – JCC Foundation ANNUAL RECOGNITION DINNER , Bartlett Country Club, Olean, 5:30 p.m. appetizers, 6:15 p.m. buffet dinner, 7:15 p.m. program.  Jon and Judy Kirk will be presented with the John D. Hamilton Award and Dresser-Rand Company will receive the Community Partner Award.  Reception tickets are $40 with a $60 patron ticket.  For more information or to make reservation, please call 716-338-1010 or foundation@mail.sunyjcc.edu.
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NOVEMBER 9 — CHORDUROY BARBERSHOP QUARTET , Olean Public Library, 7 p.m.  Chorduroy is a slightly unusual barbershop harmony quartet consisting of five singers hailing from the New York Southern Tier.  Come and join in for an entertaining and relaxing evening of music.
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NOVEMBER 10 — ADNREAS OTTENSAMER , clarinet recital, a Friends of Good Music event, The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, 7:30 p.m.  For tickets, please call 716-375-2494.
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NOVEMBER 10 – AGENCY and MINISTRY FAIR , Olean Center Mall, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with setup at 10:30 a.m.  The Genesis House of Olean sponsors this fair.  Organizations are free to set up (bring your own table and chairs) but must call Genesis House to register at 716-373-3354.  Attendees check out all the wonderful services that are in our community.
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NOVEMBER 10 — CANVAS PAINTING with Shelby, Handmade-by Shelby Custom Painted Glasses & Unique Gifts, 317 W State St, Olean, 6 to 8 p.m.  Get your Art fix while you relax, unwind and paint your cares away -- No experience is necessary!  This painting event is 2 hours and Shelby will instruct you every step of the way, helping you where needed, so that you can learn how to create and paint your own masterpiece to enjoy for years to come. Tickets are $35 pp, are nonrefundable and must be bought prior the event.  Any age welcomed!  Please register online at www.handmadebyshelby.vpweb.com or call 716-307-7517.
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NOVEMBER 11 – VETERANS DAY , Eldred WWII Museum, 201 Main Street, Eldred, PA.  For a list of events, please call 814-225-2220 or visit online at www.eldredpawwiimuseum.com 
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NOVEMBER 11 – VETERANS DAY RUN FOR VETS , St. Bonaventure University, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Come join JCC Club Valor and Directions in Independent Living in honoring and celebration Veterans Day, 11/11. Registration is $25 and include a t-shirt. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Disabled Veterans of America (DAV). The remaining funds will support future education and collaborations in our community on veteran's issues. The run/walk will begin at 10 a.m. at the Allegheny River Valley  Trail.
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NOVEMBER 11 — WREATH ORDER DEADLINE , Pfeiffer Nature Center is now taking orders for 24” Fraser Fir Wreaths ($29 undecorated/$34 decorated) or 22” Boxwood Wreaths ($40 undecorated/$45 decorated).  The ordered wreaths will be ready for pick up at Pleasant Valley Greenhouse, Olean from 10 to 4 p.m. on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19.  To order, please contact Pfeiffer Nature Center at 716- 933-0187.
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NOVEMBER 12 — RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE , Olean Center Mall, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is appreciated, but walk-ins are always welcome.  For more information go to redcrossblood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS
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NOVEMBER 12 — St. Bonaventure University HOCKEY vs. SUNY Binghamton, Olean Rec Center, 8:30 p.m.  For information or questions, please call 716-373-RINK.
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NOVEMBER 12 -- AFD Ladies Auxiliary CRAFT SHOW , 186 W Main St, Allegany, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  New Vendors! Free admission and food available.  Some vendors include, wooden items, dog accessories, soaps, Mary Kay Cosmetics, and crocheted items.  If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Jill Stady at 716-378-4663.
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NOVEMBER 12 - A “NATURAL” HOLIDAY SEASON, First Presbyterian Church, 19 N Main St., Portville, 10 a.m. to Noon.  Pfeiffer Nature Center will share examples of Eco-friendly personal products, gift wrap and gift ideas as well as ways to “green up” your holiday traditions.  Repurposing for the holidays will be discussed and will include a fun craft for you to take home.  The fee is free for PNC members, $5 for non-members, and children 13 and under free.  An adult must accompany minors.  Sign up on their website at www.pfeiffernaturecenter.org or contact the office at 716-933-0187.
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NOVEMBER 14 — FOGM: CLARINET RECITAL – Andreas Ottensamer , The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure, 7:30 PM.  Please call 716-375-2494 or visit www.friendsofgoodmusic.com for information and to purchase tickets.
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NOVEMBER 14 — FULL MOON CEREMONY , Lavender Lotus Yoga, 133 ½ North Union Street, Olean, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.  The cost is $25. This ceremony gives participants and opportunity to pause and experience the energy of the full moon and use that energy to make changes or create healing in their lives. Please reserve by emailing l avenderlotusolean@yahoo.com
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NOVEMBER 14 — LUMINARIA NIGHT T-SHIRTS ORDER DEADLINE.   Order your short sleeve t-shirt (printed white on grass green) to benefit the Genesis House Homeless Shelter.  Please call Margie Kosinski 716-801-0408 or Carol Gallo 716-372-5696 for shirt orders and details or to purchase luminaria kits.
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NOVEMBER 16 — BUSINESS AFTER HOURS , Four Mile Brewing Company, 202 East Greene Street, Olean, 5 to 7 p.m.  BAHs are for GOACC members and member employees, and guests.  You can meet new business colleagues, gather in a casual atmosphere, and enjoy appetizers, refreshments, raffles and door prizes.  This month’s Attendance Fund Sponsor are both Upcycle and Napoleon Engineering Services. If you attend seven out of eleven BAH, you will be entered to win the attendance fund raffle that will be drawn at this BAH. PLEASE RSVP by November 14 to 372-4433 or info@oleanny.com.
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NOVEMBER 16 — GOACC NIGHT at the SBU WOMENs game .  The St. Bonaventure Women’s Basketball team will take on Canisius, 7 PM at the Reilly Center.  The first 50 people, who bring in a canned food item to donate to Loaves and Fishes of Olean, will receive one free ticket to this game!  Come on in, watch a great game for FREE and donate to a great cause.  For more information, please contact the SBU Ticket Office at 716-375-2500.
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