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This message is directed to Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce members & their employees.  Please forward this email to your employees, as they are eligible for the employee discounts as well.

TODAY... Mon., November 14, 2016
*SPOTLIGHT NEWS – FREE TIX this WED
*NEXT CyberNews out Monday, November 28, 2016
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SPOTLIGHT EVENT — 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.  Starting at 6:00 on game day, the first 50 fans who bring a canned food item to donate at the will call entrance located closest to the soccer field will receive a free ticket courtesy of the GOACC. General donations will be accepted at all arena entrances.  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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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 is 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 to 372-4433 or INFO@oleanny.com.
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NOVEMBER 17 – FUNDRAISING DINNER for the Olean Meditation Center, Location TBA, 4 to 7 p.m.
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NOVEMBER 17 – HOLIDAY ORNAMENT DISPLAY WORKSHOP, Home Depot, Olean, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Join the workshop and learn to use a saw, nailer, drill and other carpenter’s tools to cut and craft a large decorative display made of wood flats and your favorite ornaments. Personalize your project with paint or a wood stain and design your display to show off your ornaments in any pattern you choose. To sign up, please visit HOME DEPOT.
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NOVEMBER 17 – LEADING CHANGE (Part of Management Development Series), Jamestown Community College, Olean, 9 to 11 a.m.  Vital to the success of any organization is the ability to change. Culture is at the core of the capacity to change. In great organizations, goals are achieved through adherence to a well-conceived and well-managed plan, which mobilizes your assets and focuses your resources in an unwavering dedication to persevere.  The capacity to change is determined by the corporate culture and the discipline of its leaders. The class fee is $75. To register, please call 716.376.7506 or visit JCC Continuing Education
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NOVEMBER 17 -- BOOST TRAFFIC ON YOUR WEBSITE WITH SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION, Jamestown Community College, Olean, 8 a.m. to Noon. You will learn SEO techniques such as: title tags, meta descriptions, keywords, quality content guidelines, user experience guidelines and analysis methods. SEO is a critical tool for businesses in the competitive online environment. The class fee is $49. To register, please call 716.376.7506 or visit JCC Continuing Education
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NOVEMBER 17 — COWSPIRACY, Jamestown Community College, CUTCO Theater, 7 p.m. The film that environmental organizations don’t want you to see.  Join for a free screening of Cowspiracy.  
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NOVEMBER 17 — FREE Exhibit Opening Reception, Photography by Ann Parker, Olean Public Library, Olean, 6 to 8 p.m. In this collection of “Snow and Ice: Hidden Textures,” the viewer will see the textures, colors, whiteness, and surprising detail of snow vistas, ice crystals, and snow shadows. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. Exhibit runs through December 29. This show is one of a series of library exhibits administered by the Olean Public Library and the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.
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NOVEMBER 18 – TURKEY LAUNCH MISSION, Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center
182 East Union Street, Suite 2, Allegany, 6 to 8 p.m.  Turkeys may not be able to fly, but you can fly through space when you join us for a family-friendly Mission simulation. The astronauts on the mission will use smarts, wits, and teamwork to successfully navigate through space challenges and the possible turkey! After the successful mission, we will celebrate with some refreshments. All are welcome…from 10 years old to 100 years young. It will be a fun time for parents and kids!  The cost is $30 per person or $50 for two from the same household.  Mission is limited to 30.
Visit www.DRCLC.org, email challengercenterkp@gmail.com or call 716-379-8686 to register. Registration is not complete until payment is received (cash, checks, and credit cards accepted).
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NOVEMBER 18 -- GOOGLE+ FOR BUSINESS, Jamestown Community College, Olean, 9 to 11 a.m.  Learn, hands-on, how to use these two platforms to connect with your customers and improve your search ranking. The class fee is $39. To register, please call 716.376.7506 or visit www.sunyjcc.edu/ce
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NOVEMBER 18 — MOVIE NIGHT (Parent Night Out), Olean YMCA, 6 to 9 p.m.  All children must be picked up by 9 PM.  Youth: Bring a blanket, pillow or beanbag and join us for Domino’s pizza, cupcakes, activities and a movie. Parents: Enjoy a night out on the town while your kids are having fun at the Y.  The member cost is $10 per child with public cost $20 per child.  The cost covers Y staffing and food.  Due to staffing and food orders, you MUST pre-register by Wednesday, November 16, at the front desk or call 716-373-2400. No registrations will be accepted after close of business on November 16.
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NOVEMBER 18 — LIGHT UP THE NIGHT DINNER CRUISE and SHOPPING TOUR, Pittsburgh, PA.  Empire Coachlines will provide deluxe round trip transportation, and you will enjoy shopping at Ikea, a 3-hour dinner cruise, and DJ and dancing.  See a beautiful fireworks display and all the holiday lights of the city. The tour is $129 per person.  Please call Empire Coachlines for more information or to reserve your seat at 716-372-2222.
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NOVEMBER 18 to DECEMBER 7 — The Olean Medical Group Annual HOLIDAY WREATH AUCTION.  Holiday Wreaths and Decorations will be on display on the first floor of the Olean Medical Group, 535 Main Street, Olean, from 7:30 am until 5:15 pm, Monday through Friday.  This is a silent auction to bid on handmade wreaths and unique holiday decorations, with all proceeds going to the Kathi Ward Foundation for Nursing Practice, Inc.  Area businesses and individuals donate all items.  The auction will end promptly at 7:05 pm on December 7th and the last bidders listed on the bid sheet may take their wreaths that evening if they are present.  Otherwise, winning bidders will be phoned. 
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NOVEMBER 19 — HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE, Good Times Events Center, Olean, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   The Holiday Marketplace has 30 vendors from all over the four county areas of northwest Pennsylvania and southwest New York.  The vendors are showcasing hand-made items such as blankets, potholders, cowls, doll clothes, boot cuffs, small quilts and quilted items, Alpaca hats, scarves, mittens, socks; Kid cushions.  Vendors will feature wood products: cutting boards, holiday wood items, meat boards, rockers, candle holders.  Handcrafted items include hand made beaded jewelry and Artisan soaps. Even items for family pets are available: dog coats, natural animal products, ornaments, dog and cat toys, and essential oils for animals.             
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NOVEMBER 19 – KIDS and PARENTS: Get Cooking, St. Bonaventure University, 2 to 4 p.m.  Cooking with your kids can help them try new foods, establish healthier habits and learn an essential life skill.  It can also be super fun for everyone!  At our Kids & Parents: Get Cooking class, you and your child will create a simple but tasty meal together! This registration is valid for one parent and one child. (Additional children may be added for an additional fee)  The class fee is $50.  To register, please visit www.sbu.edu/lifelonglearning
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NOVEMBER 19 -- DIDI 500, St. Bonaventure University Richter Center, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Dream It Do It WNY and St. Bonaventure University invite you to the DIDI 500.  Watch teams design it, build it, test it, race it. To register school teams of four, please visit https://sites.google.com/site/dreamitdoit500/sign-ups
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NOVEMBER 19 – MINDFUL FAMILIES in NATURE, Olean Meditation Center, Olean, 10 a.m. to Noon. Families with children of all ages, as well as grandparents and other extended family members, are welcome to join the Mindful Families as you explore the great outdoors! If the weather’s super bad, they’ll bring a little bit of the outdoors inside for further exploration, but in any event, be sure to dress for the weather. Attendance is free and open to all; donations are gratefully accepted.
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NOVEMBER 19 – COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER, Olean High Cafeteria, North Fourth Street side (handicapped/gym entrance), Olean, Noon to 2 p.m.  FREE to the public.
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NOVEMBER 19, 20 — WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL, Holiday Valley Lodge, Ellicottville, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Fine artist and artisan sale of original works - paintings, photography, jewelry, fiber arts, woodworking, watercolors, drawing and pottery.  The Winter Arts Festival is produced by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.
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NOVEMBER 20 – PRESIDENTS TALK
, Allegany Area Historical Association, 25 North Second Street, Allegany, 2 p.m.  The A.A.H.A. will feature speaker Ellen Sirianni Frank who will talk about the eight U.S. Presidents who were natives of Ohio.  She will discuss the Presidents and the importance on their lives of the homes they lived in while growing up.  Mrs. Frank, a teacher in the Salamanca school system for 32 years, is the Vice-President of the Ellicottville, Historical Society.  The meeting is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.
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NOVEMBER 20 - 22“HAIR" AUDITIONS, Ray Evans Seneca Theater, 10 Main Street, Salamanca; Sun, 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.; Mon, 6 to 9 p.m.; and Tues, 6 to 9 p.m.  Come prepared with a song from this show or another one. Be ready to read in character from the script, and wear comfortable clothes for a dance call. They need a large cast of late teens through early 30s, plus a few older males and females. For more information, please call 716-945-1003 or visit www.rayevanssenecatheater.org.
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NOVEMBER 21 — CANVAS PAINTING w/ 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 24 – TURKEY TROT, St. Bonaventure University, 9 AM.  FEEL GOOD this Thanksgiving by starting your day with a non-timed 5K at SBU with over 200 other runners & walkers. This annual event is FREE to everyone, but organizers do ask that you bring healthy snacks/foods to donate to the Olean Food Pantry.  Check in at SBU’s Murphy Auditorium from 8-8:45 a.m., and the 5K begins at 9:00 a.m.  Pre-register at the Olean YMCA or call the Y 716-373-2400.  Healthy food suggestions/requests from the Olean Food Pantry: Unsweetened cereal; Oatmeal; Tuna; Canned vegetables; canned fruit in light syrup; and Nuts.

NOVEMBER 24 – JANUARY 1 – HOLIDAY HEALTH STREAK.  Get a jump-start on your New Year resolutions and commit to being active this holiday season! The program begins November 24, Thanksgiving Day and the program ends January 1, New Year’s Day.  The goal is to walk/run 1 mile per day or participates in 20 minutes of physical activity (activity that is outside of your daily routine).

You will need to chart your activity on the program calendar.  If you complete ALL 39 days, you will receive 3 chances in the random drawing for a prize. Complete 30 days and receive 1 chance.

You need to register on the Holiday Health Streak form by November 23.  You will receive weekly newsletters with tips and recipes to keep you motivated.  Join the OGH Holiday Health Streak Facebook group for support and guidance.

Four winners will be drawn for these prizes: two $50 Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce Gift Cards; one $50 gift card to Sports Locker; and one month pass to the Olean Family YMCA

Completed forms should be submitted to jterrito@uahs.org or dropped off at the Olean General Hospital Gift Shop or Marketing Department, the Olean Family YMCA front desk or Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce. Calendars will be given at time of registration.

You must turn in your completed calendar by January 14th. You can email your calendar to jterrito@uahs.org or use the drop off registration locations. The streak is FREE to enter.  If you have questions, please call Jenny Territo, UAHS Community Outreach Coordinator at 716-375-7518 or email jterrito@uahs.org.
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NOVEMBER 26 — 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 26 – CANVAS PAINTING in STUDIO, Handmade-by Shelby Custom Painted Glasses & Unique Gifts, 317 W State St, Olean, 1 to 3 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 26 — BLACK FRIDAY PICTURE FRAME ORNAMENT, Home Depot, Olean, 9 a.m. to Noon.  Take a shopping break and join their hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a keepsake for your holiday memories! You’ll work together to create a picture frame ornament, perfect for adding some personalized decoration to your Christmas tree. Once the ornament is built, your child can decorate it with paint & add their photo of family fun.
All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.  Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.

To register, please visit http://workshops.homedepot.com/.  For general information only, please call the store at 716-372-3725.  (YES - the event is on Saturday, November 26th)
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NOVEMBER 29 – TIME & STRESS MANAGEMENT, Jamestown Community College, Olean, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.  This course looks at the causes of time and stress management difficulties and offers concrete and practical solutions. By managing time more effectively, participants will be able to make a greater contribution to the organization’s goals – they will be more effective at work but will still be able to achieve a sensible work / life balance. The class fee is $59. To register, please call 716.376.7506 or visit www.sunyjcc.edu/ce
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