Office Closed Until Further Notice

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) will be closing their office, effective 3/20/20, to comply with the latest announcement from the Governor regarding the closure of non-essential businesses. JRC staff will continue to be available by email. To contact JRC, please use the temporary number (513) 891-2383, which will connect to Executive Director Pete Miraglia.

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Thanks for checking in! We are currently in the process of updating our website. Check back soon for more information, or to reach out to a specific staff member, use the following information:

 

Pete Miraglia, Executive Director

716-489-3494  |  pete@jamestownrenaissance.org

 

Kristy Kathman, Deputy Director

716-489-3495  |  kristy@jamestownrenaissance.org

 

Mary Maxwell, Neighborhood Project Manager

716-489-3493  |  mary@jamestownrenaissance.org

 

Zach Agett, Marketing and Events Manager

716-489-3496  |  zach@jamestownrenaissance.org

 

Robin Kelly, Program Assistant

716-489-3439  |  robin@jamestownrenaissance.org

Updates from JRC

Doors Open Jamestown Recap

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is proud to report on another successful Doors Open Jamestown, with 17 participating attractions, and total attendance over 1,000. JRC and Jamestown Up Close would like to thank the attractions for their participation and support, as well as everyone that came out to see the attractions, and support downtown businesses on a snowy winter day.

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Jamestown Up Close Shop Small, Win Big Winners Announced

Jamestown Up Close and Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) are excited to announce the winners and results of this year’s Shop Small, Win Big contest. In an effort to boost local commerce during the 2019 holiday season, Jamestown Up Close encouraged shoppers to shop downtown from Small Business Saturday through December 18th.

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Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration Fireworks Brought to You by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is proud to continue their partnership with the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF), to once again bring fireworks to the annual Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration. The parade will be held this Friday, December 6th, with live music at 5pm by “For the People”. The parade kickoff, tree lighting, and National Anthem start at 6:30pm, and the parade ends with a Santa-led fireworks celebration at the conclusion of the parade.

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Shults Auto Group will Provide Santa’s Transportation for the Jamestown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is proud to continue their partnership with Shults Auto Group, who will once again provide the Official Transportation for Santa at this year’s Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration. Shults Auto Group and Santa will bring up the end of the “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” themed parade, as it travels from the Third Street Bridge to City Hall on Friday, December 6, 2019.

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JRC and TRC Continue Partnership for Annual Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 6, 2019

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is proud to announce that the annual Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration will once again be presented by The Resource Center (TRC) on Friday, December 6, 2019. The parade theme, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” was selected via Facebook vote. At 5pm “For the People” will begin playing live music in Tracy Plaza. The parade will kickoff at 6:30pm, moving from Third Street toward City Hall, where there will be a traditional tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Sam Teresi and the national anthem. Santa will bring up the end of the parade and count down to the fireworks at approximately 8pm.

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