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JCC's Jamestown Campus will host two basketball instructional shooting clinics in October. The clinics, held from noon to 5 p.m. in the Physical Education Complex, will be conducted by JCC head men's basketball coach Michael Cordovano with assistance from JCC players and coaches.

The October 20 clinic is open to elementary and junior high boys and girls. High school boys and girls are invited to participate in a clinic on October 27. The registration fee is $25. Participants should pack a lunch or plan to purchase pizza and a drink at JCC.

Cody DeLong has begun serving his term as the student representative to the JCC board of trustees, a post to which he was elected at the end of the spring semester.

Gail O. Mellow, president of LaGuardia Community College, will deliver the 2009 commencement address at JCC's Cattaraugus County and Jamestown campuses.

The Cattaraugus County Campus ceremony on May 15 begins at 7 p.m. in the Olean YMCA/JCC Physical Education Center on Wayne St. in Olean. The commencement program in Jamestown begins at 10 a.m. on May 16 in the Physical Education Complex.

JCC students and faculty are celebrating April as Occupational Therapy Month with an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 27 in the OTA lab in the Arts & Sciences Center on JCC's Jamestown Campus.

JCC offers an Associate in Applied Science degree for students wishing to become occupational therapy assistants as well as an Associate in Science degree for students who wish to transfer to continue their studies and become occupational therapists. JCC maintains articulation agreements with several colleges and universities to facilitate transfer of credits.

JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus will welcome the Fredonia Chamber Singers as the next event in the Rising Star Series on March 29. The concert, free and open to the public, begins at 3 p.m. in Cutco Theater. For more information call 716.376.7590 or 376.7586.

The Center for Continuing Education at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus will offer a new credit-free course, Your Company and Ecology…an Environmental Start, on April 28.

The session, which will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., examines what an Olean company is doing to promote ecology. Practical tips on initiating a green campaign and how ecology can easily fit into a business plan will be provided.

The course instructor is Pam Bailey, Going Green coordinator for CUTCO Cutlery Corporation and marketing coordinator for Vector Marketing Corporation.

The Community Reads Project and the campus program committee at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus are sponsoring two events on March 19 related to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon, the book selected for this year's study.

The events will be held in the Magnano Reception Room, adjacent to Cutco Theater at JCC and are free and open to the public. For more information, call 716.376.7594. 

Middle School Challenge, an academic quiz bowl competition featuring teams from Cassadaga Valley, Falconer, Fredonia,  Persell Middle School, Ripley, Sherman, Silver Creek, and Southwestern, will be held March 14, beginning at 9 a.m. at JCC's Jamestown Campus.

The Antique Appraisal Fair & Marketplace, sponsored by the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce (GOACC) and the JCC Cattaraugus County Campus Alumni Association, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on March 27 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 28 in Cutco Theater on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

An expert appraisal team, led by Greg Carter, owner of United Auctions and Antiques, will offer information on jewelry, coins, watches, furniture, paintings and prints, china, books, quilts, glassware and pottery, vintage clothing and more.

The People's Law series, featuring important legal topics presented by area attorneys, will be offered at JCC's Jamestown Campus during March and April. Sessions meet from 6-9 p.m.

Tuition for the entire non-credit series is $45, or $10 per session. To register, call JCC's Center for Continuing Education, 716/338-1005. The series is sponsored by JCC, the Robert H. Jackson Center Inn of Court, and the Jamestown Bar Association.

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