Special days in Thurman
Happy anniversary wishes this week go out to Sally and Richard Wallace and to Pat and Ken Baker on Jan. 22, to Grace and Keith Allen celebrating 62 years on Jan. 27 and to Donna and Richard Wormwood 27 years on Jan. 28.
Celebrating birthdays this week are Glen Germain Jr. and Bethany Herrmann on Jan. 22; Grace Allen and Hunter Germain on Jan. 25, Russ Hubert, Pat Baker, Earl "E" Dibble on Jan. 26, Sondra Cameron, Dot Bennett, and Dorothy Mosher on Jan. 27. Kelly Angell and Autumn Moulton celebrate on Jan. 28.
Over the fence
Get well wishes go out from the community to Pat Sherman, Don Vopleus, Tammy Winslow, Hial Hall III, Wanda Vopleus, and Jackie Dingman.
Wanda Wood of Greenwich enjoyed a weekend visit with her mom, Leila Wood, Mud St. and enjoyed visits from other family members who stopped by.
Are there any Adirondack Journal readers who like to write? or any who enjoy helping out in their spare time? Thurman is always in need of volunteers. Everyone is so very busy now and getting extra time is rare - but if you can volunteer, lets get your name and phone number! Call 623-2580 to discuss details.
Exemption applications for next year's taxes are available at the assessors office at the town hall, which can be reached at 623-4593. Citizens have until March 1 to get them filled in and returned for the veterans, aged and STAR exemptions.
Girl Scouts are out in the neighborhood selling their Girl Scout cookies. If they missed you, call 623-9648 for a leader's number.
Cheryl Kenyon of Bear Pond Rd. recently spent 10 days in Sacramento, Ca. with her son, Marc Kenyon Jr. and his wife Jeana and their family. During her visit, her oldest grandchild Gibson celebrated his second birthday and her granddaughter at 5 months needed some attention too. Cheryl enjoyed her stay and hopes to visit again in the spring.
Teens and adults, keep this phone number near, 761-9800. This is the drug and alcohol tip line which is where you can call anonymously and report any underage parties where illegal activities will be going on. This tip could save the lives of your friends and classmates.
Speak of the cart before the horse, we know of someone who received their W2 form from an employer on January 11 and still had not received their December 2009 paycheck (Yes, it was figured in the total).
The Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are no longer being held at the Thurman town hall. But help is available by calling this 24 hour hot line, 793-1113 which will give you the nearest locations of meetings and also you can talk to a person who will be of assistance.
Activities and events in Thurman
Thurman Connection Snowmobile Club invites all who wish to join the club to attend their next meeting to be held Friday Jan. 29, 7 p.m. at the Hickory Hill Ski Center off state Rte. 418, Warrensburg. For details, call Doug at 623-9234.
What kind of quilt catches your eye? Do you like applique quilting; the many designs and patterned ones? Or would you like to invent your own design? The local quilting club meets twice a month at the town hall and everyone is welcome to join. The next meeting is on Monday Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. For details, call 623-2633.
Preschool-age tykes and their parents or guardians are invited to the next fun-filled meeting of the Mommie and Me club to be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday Jan. 29 at the youth building in Athol. The group will be involved in projects, plus have a snack. For details, call 623-5024.
Thurman station farmers market committee had their first meeting on Jan. 11 at the town hall. The farmers market will be set up on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. during the months of June through October at Thurman Station Railroad in Athol. The committee is looking for vendors - call Cheryl at 623-9718.
Volunteers needed for squad, youth activities
The Thurman Emergency Squad has a new phone number to call with any questions you may have - 623-9014. Leave your name and phone number and you will be called back, we hear. They are looking for new volunteer members age 18 or more; which are needed not only as medical technicians, but as helpers to lift and transport, as well as volunteers to help with fund raisers. Call soon and fill up the answering machine.
Officials are looking for organizations to serve hot chocolate on Saturdays 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the recreation field. Call 623-9961 or 623-9649. This is for the children who are out skating or sledding at the pavilion or the sledding hill.