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TODAY... Monday, October 3, 2016
*SPOTLIGHT NEWS – Creative Clay Class TODAY!
*NEXT CyberNews out Monday, October 17, 2016
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SPOTLIGHT EVENT — OCTOBER 3 – CREATIVE CLAY CLASS, Cattaraugus County Arts Council, 100 W. Main St., Allegany, 6 to 8 p.m. Participants will be creating functional ceramic pieces, a woven platter, while enjoying a social atmosphere. The fee is $30, with all supplies provided. Register and pay online at myartscouncil.net under the Education section.
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OCTOBER 5 — ADVANCED DIRECTIVES, Olean General Education Center, 515 Main Street, Olean, 7:45 a.m. complimentary breakfast buffet, 8:15 — 9 a.m. presentation.  What kind of care do you want if you are too ill or unable to express your wishes? Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your end-of-life care decisions ahead of time. This program will provide an overview of various directives and allow you the opportunity to complete them if you have not done so already. 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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OCTOBER 5 – WEDNESDAY EVENING YOGA, Lavender Lotus Yoga, 133 ½ North Union Street, Second Floor, Olean, 5:30 to 7 p.m.  This four week block is $40 or $12 drop in. Energize and nourish yourself in this 90 minute yoga class filled with dynamic asana practice and increased time spent nourishing your body and mind with relaxation, pranayama and guided meditation.  Come as you are to this all levels class!  To sign up, please email ccruffner@yahoo.com. 
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OCTOBER 5 and 8 — FALL NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP, Martin Studio, 3193 Cranberry Road, Olean, Wed from 6 to 9 p.m., Sat from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Anyone who loves photography and the great outdoors, and wishes to learn new techniques and improve their photographic skills, will find this workshop very beneficial.

The workshop fee is $85 per person. Only 10 participants will be accepted, on a first-come, first-served basis. To register please call 716-372-1035. Payment is due at the time you register.   For more information, please visit http://goo.gl/wnVn4k
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OCTOBER 6 — A GIRL’s NIGHT OUT, Seneca Allegany Casino Event Center, Salamanca, 5 to 9 p.m. with doors open at 4 p.m.  Enjoy dinner, guest speaker – Debi Gutierrez, music, Handbags for Hope silent auction, health screenings, and girl talk!  Tickets are $35 per person.  Please call 716-375-7377 for more information.
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OCTOBER 6 – ARTAGEOUS, Pitt-Bradford, Bromeley Family Theatre, Bradford, PA, 7:30 p.m.  Enjoy a Bradford Creative and Performing Arts Center performance.  The show is the interactive art and music experience.  All seats are $39.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 814-362-2522.
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OCTOBER 7 -- MFG DAY -- Manufacturing Day highlights the importance of manufacturing to the economy and draws attention to the many rewarding high-skill jobs available in manufacturing fields.

Manufacturers in our area will be opening their doors to the community to show what really goes on in today's manufacturing industries.  Visit SBU, JCC, CA-BOCES or the Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center.  Space is limited on tours.  Please contact Evelyn Sabina at esabina1@gmail.com to reserve a spot.
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OCTOBER 8 — 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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OCTOBER 8 — PFEIFFER’S FALL FESTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES, Pfeiffer Nature Center, 1974 Lillibridge Road, Portville, 2 to 4 p.m.  Delight in an afternoon of nature with your children or grandchildren at the Lillibridge preserve while engaging in many fun fall activities.  Enjoy cider and doughnuts, “train” rides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, arts and crafts, and trick or treating along the interpretive trail.  Costumes are encouraged to add to the fun!  This is a free event and will be held at NY 14770.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  Preregistration is required.  Register by 4pm, Thursday, October 6th.  Sign up on the programs Calendar on our website at www.pfeiffernaturecenter.org or contact the office at 716-933-0187.
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OCTOBER 8 – FAMILY PIZZA and PAINT NIGHT - Panda painting, The Ink Well, 51 W Main Street, Allegany, 5 to 7 p.m.  This new class is for ages 6-96 with no experience necessary. It's a family oriented class where Mom/Dad can have some creative time with their child and leave with very sweet paintings. No worries about dinner as they will serve up some hot pizza at the break. All supplies, pizza and water included. Participants may bring their own beverage if preferred. Tickets are $65.00 for 2 people. Reserve your spot at inkwellonline.net or call 716-373-0326 to save your seat!
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OCTOBER 8 – 10 — ANNUAL GEM-MINERAL-FOSSIL SHOW, Rock City Park, 505 Route 16 South, Olean, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  Rock City Park will host its 7th annual Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show with $5 admission which includes full show, park pass and parking. For more information, please call 866-404-7625 or visit www.rockcitypark.com.
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OCTOBER 11 — TASTE of HOME COOKING SCHOOL, Good Times Event Center, Olean, 3 to 9 p.m. with cooking show start time at 7 p.m.  The show will feature Chef Amy Zarichnak.  For more information, please call 716-379-8210.
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OCTOBER 12 — NEW YORK SPIRITS, Olean Public Library, 7 to 8 p.m.  The presentation will feature the history of ghosts in New York such as The Amityville Horror House, Fort William Henry Museum, The Red Coach Inn and more.  Children below the age of 12 are not encouraged to attend because of the subject matter.
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OCTOBER 12 – COMMUNITY WORKSHOP, JCC, Manufacturing Technology Institute Building, Room 206, Olean, 5 to 7 p.m.  The City of Olean and its partners, the City of Salamanca, Towns of Allegany, Portville, Olean and Salamanca, and the Villages of Portville and Allegany – need your help establishing a plan for a multi-use recreation trail system along the Allegheny River.  The goal of the project is to explore opportunities to improve waterfront access, promote the underutilized river corridor and attract recreation-based businesses to strengthen the local economy.  Please attend the workshop and express your input on the project.
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OCTOBER 13 – PAINT CLASS - Let's Get Ready For Halloween: Suga Skull, Handmade-by Shelby, 317 W State St, Olean, 6 to 8 p.m.  Class fee is $35 per person or two for $60.  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.  You will also receive a $5 coupon off a set of two hand painted glasses.
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OCTOBER 14 — FOGM: VERONA STRING QUARTET, 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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OCTOBER 15 – EXPLORATIONS in GLUTEN-FREE COOKING, St. Bonaventure University, 2 to 4 p.m. Gluten free cooking can be fresh and delicious ...and your menu doesn't have to be limited to the same old meals! Our sous chef, Justin Maxson, will provide you with useful information about gluten-free ingredients, how to select them and how to create amazing allergy free meals. The class fee is $50.  To register, please visit www.sbu.edu/lifelonglearning
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OCTOBER 15 – OPEN HOUSE, Storm Athletics, Olean Center Mall, 1 to 4 p.m.  Come meet their USASF Certified Coaches, enjoy free open gym, stunt or tumble with their athletes and get information on their programs.  Everyone is welcome.
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OCTOBER 16 – HISTORY of GROSSTAL/SKI WING/WING HOLLOW, Allegany Area Historical Association, Heritage Center, 25 North Second Street, Allegany, 2 p.m.  Cattaraugus County Judge Michael Nenno will talk about the former Grosstal/Ski Wing/Wing Hollow ski area that was located off the West Five Mile Road in Allegany.    Grosstal opened in 1958.  After a tragic accident in 1968, the area operated for a short time as Ski Wing.  In 1975 the name was changed again, to Wing Hollow.  The ski area slowly declined and closed in the early 1990’s.  Judge Nenno, an avid skier, will detail this history and bring some artifacts from his personal collection for display.  Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome.
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OCTOBER 17 – HIRING EVENT, ReHabilitation Center, 1439 Buffalo Street, Olean, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The ReHab Center is looking for direct support professionals.  Bring your resume, stop in and be interviewed on the spot.  All you need is a high school diploma, a valid driver’s license, background clearance, and a heart to serve people.  You can also send your resume in advance to dclark@rehabcenter.org.
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OCTOBER 18 – LUNCH & LEARN SEMINAR - Overtime Rules, GOACC Office, 301 North Union Street, Olean, Noon – 1 p.m.  The speaker is Shequeila Birdsong with the U.S. Department of Labor.  The Fair Labor Standards Act will change overtime rules as of December 1st.  You will understand the difference between exempt and non-exempt employees and how these new rules will affect your business and employees.

The seminars held at the Chamber office, are FREE for members, with a $10 charge for non-GOACC members. The seminars feature a topic of concern to membership.  PARKING is available for seminar attendees at the City Parking Lot off North First Street, Olean.     For more information or to make a reservation, please contact GOACC at 372-4433 or email betty@oleanny.com.
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OCTOBER 26 — BUSINESS AFTER HOURS, Olean Area Federal Credit Union, 1201 Wayne Street, Olean, ****5:30 to 7:30 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 is WPIG-FM. 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 September 26 to 372-4433 or INFO@oleanny.com.
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FREE-TUITION TAX SCHOOL – Liberty Tax Service is accepting registrations for free-tuition tax school for basic income tax preparation.  Classes are to begin soon. Don’t miss this opportunity.  Whether you want to join the local team or for personal knowledge, this is the course for you.  Please contact Liberty Tax for more information at 716-373-7500
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JOB OPENING — Time Warner Cable, Olean.  A retail sales representative job is open at the Olean office.  For more information, please visit online twc.com/careers with a job# 180297.
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DRIVERS NEEDED -- The American Cancer Society is in need of drivers to periodically transport patients to the Milliman Center for cancer treatment.  If anyone is interested, they can contact Ronald Missel, an ACS volunteer, direct and he will arrange for them to be formally set up with ACS.  Please call 716-913-7866 or email rmissel3@gmail.com.
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TASTE will be back in 2017 -- The Taste of Olean / Art in the Park will be held Sunday, July 23, 2017 at War Veterans Park.  The Four Mile Brewing Company will host their BrewFest on Saturday, July 22, 2017.
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PINK BULBS now on sale -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Light up your porch PINK throughout the month of October to bring awareness to early detection and prevention.  Bulbs are $5 each.  Proceeds from the light bulb sale will be donated to the Pink Pumpkin Project, which provides financial and emotional support for local women and men who are currently undergoing breast cancer treatments.  Purchase them at Olean General Hospital gift shop or GOACC, cash only please.
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