New exhibit on local churches planned
The Warrensburgh Museum of Local History is planning an exhibit commemorating the history of all the local churches, and all of them are invited to participate in preparing materials for the displays. Plans call for the exhibit is to open March 2 just prior to the start of Lent and for the historical displays to remain open to the public until Sunday May 11, Mothers’ Day.
The museum is seeking photographs, documents and artifacts that help tell the history of each church, including founders and notable people over the years.
A committee from the Warrensburgh Museum will meet with church representatives to discuss whatever information might be available. Interested parties are urged to contact Rosemary Maher at 623-4380 or museum director Steve Parisi 623-2207 as soon as possible.
Lake Geo. church plans pork dinner
Saint James Church of Lake George has scheduled their annual Roast Pork Dinner for Feb. 8 at the church at 172 Ottawa St.
To be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the event features roast pork loin, mashed potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, beverage and homemade desserts. The charge is $12 for adults and $5 for younger children, with a portion of the proceeds going to outreach efforts in Lake George. Take-outs are available.
Chamber seeks award nominations
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is now seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year for 2014.
Nominations in both categories should include full information including name, address and phone number of nominees, and the reasons why they should receive the award.
Send the information to: Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 3728 Main St., Warrensburg, NY 12885 or call 623-2161. Submissions should include the name and phone number of the person making the nomination.
Awards in past years have focused on people and businesses that have been extensively involved in volunteer service, or in work for the betterment of Warrensburg, or assisting its citizens in a significant way.
Lists of past honorees are displayed at both the Chamber of Commerce headquarters and the Warrensburg Town Hall.
For the Business of the year award, an awardee could be enhancing the town by renovating an old building, promoting the town extensively, or providing a new valuable service to local citizens.
Nominations for these chamber awards are due no later than March 31. Those selected are honored at an awards banquet in spring.
Ministry officials appreciate response
Officials of North Country Ministry have expressed appreciation to everyone who has recently responded to the urgent call for warm clothing.
The outreach centers of North Country Ministry have filled their shelves with the donated goods, and dozens of families now have cozy clothing to combat the prevailing cold weather due to the generosity of donors in Warrensburg, Thurman, Lake George and elsewhere in northern Warren County.
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