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Club Valor, the student-based veterans group at JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus, will hold a 5K run/walk on May 7.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. at JCC’s College Center. Individuals can also pre-register at JCC’s Counseling & Career Center. The entry fee is $10 and the race begins at 9 a.m., rain or shine.

Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers.

JCC's choir, concert band, and jazz ensemble will showcase a variety of music styles during a combined performance at 7 p.m. on May 10 in Scharmann Theatre.

The theatre will also host Spring Jam!, a concert by JCC’s rock ensembles, at 7 p.m. on May 12.

Admission is $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the JCC box office, 716.338.1187, or at the theatre door prior to the concert.

The 27th annual George Bataitis Open Golf Tournament will be held at Chautauqua Golf Club on May 7. 

Jamestown Macadam, Inc. is the major sponsor for the tournament, a fundraiser for JCC athletics scholarships.

JCC will offer its English Language Immersion Program for non-English speakers July 25-August 12 at the Jamestown Campus.

The program features intensive training in English grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation as well as listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills for individuals planning to study or work in the area.

JCC’s music students and faculty will present recitals in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus.

The faculty performance will be held April 24. The students will perform May 2.

The programs, free and open to the public, are presented by JCC’s arts, humanities, and health services division. Both recitals begin at 2 p.m.

JCC students Lynn Cook of Olean and Courtney Spencer and Lillian Wallace of Jamestown were among nearly 80 students from the State University and City University of New York placed on the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2014 All-New York Academic Team for Community Colleges.

The students, all of whom will graduate in May, were honored at a recent luncheon in Albany for their academic achievements, leadership, and service to their colleges and communities.

JCC’s Weeks Gallery will host an opening reception for the annual juried student art and design exhibition at 6 p.m. on April 21. The event is free and open to the public.

The exhibition features works from all JCC campuses and includes photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, video, ceramics, and graphic design created during the 2015-16 academic year. Artistic excellence and gallery awards will be presented during an awards ceremony beginning at 6 p.m.

JCC’s Hultquist Library will conduct its annual spring used book sale April 10-16.

Books and media-related materials in the sale can be purchased near the library’s circulation desk from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday.

Proceeds from the sale are used to purchase new print materials for use by library patrons.

Scholarships are being offered to students who enroll in programs offered by JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus Manufacturing Technology Institute in Olean.

The 20,000-square foot facility, located at the corner of Hamilton and North Barry streets, opens for classes this fall. JCC’s Olean MTI was established to educate students in advanced manufacturing programs and processes and features specialized training space for machining and other industrial skills, light duty labs, and a computer-aided design lab.

Proceeds from a dinner associated with the screening of two films in the Fragile Earth series on April 20 and 21 will benefit the Chautauqua County Food Bank.

Both films begin at 7 p.m. and will be shown in the training center at JCC’s North County Center in Dunkirk. The screenings are free and open to the public.

On April 20, JCC and the Empty Bowls Project will cosponsor the benefit dinner, consisting of a variety of soups and homemade bread, beginning at 6 p.m. The cost for dinner alone is $5. The cost for dinner and taking a handmade bowl home is $20.

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