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The Resource Center’s SAFER program is improving people’s lives

People living near or below the poverty line face a number of challenges that can hinder their ability to maintain successful employment. A new program of The Resource Center is helping local residents to address those challenges. The program is called SAFER, which stands for Supporting and Facilitating Employee Retention. It is funded through an [...]

TRC enjoys a sweet time at Webb’s Candy Shop

Penny supports Jocelyn in making a chocolate-covered strawberry, while Erin awaits his turn. By Sandy Robison Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love of all kinds, as well as a time for flowers and chocolate. What is sweeter than a trip to a candy shop? What is even better is learning how to make [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

TRC’s Denise Jones named one of region’s most influential people

Buffalo Business First magazine has released its annual ranking of the most powerful people in Western New York, and once again Denise Jones has placed highly on the list. Denise, The Resource Center’ Chief Executive Officer, is ranked No. 91 on this year’s “Power 250” list, which was released this week. The list reflects those [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Longtime Information Systems leader Steve Lindquist retires

By Mark Stevens, Public Relations Coordinator After more than 30 years with The Resource Center, Stephen Lindquist recently retired from the agency. Steve started with the agency April 6, 1987, as Computer Programmer/Analyst in the Finance Department. He became Computer Operations Manager in 1989 before assuming the role of Director of Information Services when the [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Rebecca Hamlet Kapple, Alan Richards join The Resource Center’s Board

The Resource Center is pleased to welcome Rebecca Hamlet Kapple and Alan Richards to its Board of Directors. Rebecca was elected to the Board at The Resource Center’s Annual Meeting. She worked in TRC’s Rehabilitation and Employment Services departments for eight years before joining Kelly Services in Dunkirk, where she serves as a Senior Account Talent [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Resource Center staff honored for excellent state survey

The Resource Center recently honored the staff at one of its homes after the residence underwent a positive survey from New York State inspectors. Employees who work at one of The Resource Center’s homes on Gifford Avenue in Celoron were honored with TRC’s agency-wide Staff Appreciation Award for the fourth quarter of 2018. TRC officials [...]

The Resource Center honors long-term employees

About 140 people were recognized for their years of dedicated service to improving the lives of people with disabilities when The Resource Center held its 34th annual Employee Service Recognition Luncheon. The event, held January 15 at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel in Celoron, honored employees and members of the board of directors who, during 2018, [...]

The Resource Center presents annual employee awards

Beth Jermain and Karen Williamson have received The Resource Center’s top employee honors for 2018. Jermain, The Resource Center’s support option administrator, received the Joseph Trusso Jr. Employee of the Year Award for the positive difference she has made in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, not only in 2018 but throughout her 30-year [...]

Membership in The Resource Center includes discounts at area businesses

The Resource Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary of improving the lives of people with disabilities, and area residents are invited to join the celebration by becoming members of TRC. The Resource Center is a membership organization, and membership is open to anyone 18 and older who believes in TRC’s mission of supporting people with [...]

Third annual “Blingo” fund-raiser to benefit people with disabilities

Those looking to enjoy a fun night out while supporting people with disabilities should plan to attend the third annual Sassy Baggs & Beyond “Blingo” fund-raiser Wednesday, February 6. The event will be held at The Resource Center’s administrative offices at 200 Dunham Avenue in Celoron. Doors will open at 6:00, with the Blingo games [...]