A check for $1,000 was recently presented to the Chautauqua County Humane Society from Scott Mekus, owner of Eventz by Scott and director of The Haunting at the Mall.

This portion of the proceeds from The Haunting at the Mall haunted house in Lakewood was given to CCHS to provide additional medical care for the animals at the shelter.

The Haunting at the Mall, which is made up of over 80 community volunteers donating their time and talents, will continue its fourth year in 2016 with haunts scheduled every Friday and Saturday evenings starting Oct. 7.