CLN Leaders of the Year Awards

For 25 years, Chautauqua Leadership Network (CLN) has developed leaders that will shape the future of Chautauqua County. Numbering over 500, these leaders’ help our communities meet the ongoing challenges the County faces. CLN will honor the following outstanding recipients at their annual

Leaders of the Year Awards to take place on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville, NY. 

       CLN Leader of the Year – Andy Goodell
       CLN Community Development – Jeff Kroon
       CLN Volunteer Leader Award – Richard Rupprecht
       CLN Student Leader Group – Kids With a Cause (KWAC)

Please join us in celebrating with these award winners. Tickets to the event are $25 per person or $250 table sponsor. RSVPS by July 31, 2018. Sponsorships opportunities are available.

For more information, contact Katie Young at , 716-338-1555.

Season of Sharing Campaign a Success!

$5 donation for a chance to win $1,000 of Wegmans groceries!

Linda Rhinehart was the winner of the 2017 Chautauqua Leadership Network’s Season of Sharing fundraiser.  Congratulations, Linda!

Thank you to all who purchased raffle tickets for  Season of Sharing.  We are excited to announce that Linda Rhinehart is the winner of a $500 Wegmans gift card.   Megan Barone (class of 2017) sold her the ticket! Linda has chosen St. Susan Center to be awarded the additional $500 Wegmans gift card.

For more information, contact the CLN Coordinator
at (716) 338-1555 or email

Drawing was held on December 15, 2017.

Pictured from left to right: Jennifer Cresanti (CLN Board secretary), Dan Heitzenrater (CLN Board president), Craig Shinko (Wegman’s front end manager), Linda Rhinehart (Season of Sharing winner), Jeffrey Smith (executive director St. Susan Center), and Sheryl Thayer (vice president St. Susan Center).

CLN Awards 2017 Leaders Of The Year

October 31, 2017 - The Post-Journal

The Chautauqua Leadership Network held its 2017 Leaders of the Year Award Program recently at the Chautauqua Inn and Suites in Mayville.  Read more...