Activities and events in the hills
The county sponsored senior bus service to Glens Falls will make their trips twice a month on the second and fourth Friday. The next scheduled trip will occur on June 13. The service will pick you up at your home; to arrange pickup simply contact Laura by June 11 with directions to your home and she will make sure you are picked up. You can reach Laura at 623-9281.
Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings at the Thurman Town hall every Monday. This week’s session occurs June 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Light refreshments of tea or coffee are offered. For more information, contact Myra at 623-2633.
The Sugar Loaf Seniors group holds their meetings on the third Wednesday of the month and this month’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 18 at 5:30 p.m. Membership is still only $10 per year. To find out more information call Norma Galusha at 623-9425.
The Thurman Fire Co. holds their meetings at their firehouse on the Friday falling in the first full week of the month at the Fire House. This month, their meeting is to be held on June 6 at 7 p.m. Those interested in becoming a volunteer are encouraged to stop in.
The Gleaning food distribution sessions are held the first Monday of every month — and the next such event is June 2 at 1 p.m. Be sure to bring your reusable cloth bags or plastic shopping bags to bring your goods home.
If you cannot attend the Gleaning distribution and are in need of items to feed your family the Food Pantry is open on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Please bring your reusable cloth bags or plastic shopping bags to bring your goods home in.
The Thurman Station Association will be holding their first ever Cheese and Wine Pairing at Nettle Meadow Farm on Saturday, June 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased either at the door the day of the event or by contacting Perky at 623-9305 or Sally at 623-4889.
Over the fence
The Thurman transfer station hours are Wednesday from Noon to 3 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To purchase trash bags you may do so at the town clerk’s office on Monday through Friday or at the transfer station. 33 gallon packs of ten are $20 and 15 gallon packs of ten are $10. Additionally, the landfill accepts some items for an additional fee; box springs, mattresses and couches for $4 apiece. Non-processable pick-up truck loads $8, passenger tires $2 each, truck tires $5 each and metals and recyclables are free.
If you are need of removal of your trash, Jim Desourdy picks up weekly for a fee of $5. If you only need occasional pick up, Jim will pick up as needed as well. Trash must be placed in pre-purchased orange bags. To contact him call 623-4254.
Thurman town board meeting are held on the second Tuesday of the month and the next scheduled meeting is to be held on June 10 at 6:30 p.m.
The Warren County Office for the Aging located at 1340 State Rt. 9 on the first floor of the Human Services building in Lake George offers a wide range of programs for qualifying seniors. To find out all they have to offer simply give them a call at 761-6347.
Warrensburg Central School PTSA will be holding elections for the following officers’ positions; President, Vice President, two Secretary Positions and Treasurer. These positions have a two year term limit. The elections will take place at the Warrensburg elementary school at 8:15 a.m. on June 13. Only members in good standing may vote, but the meeting in open to the public.
Please remember to clip those box tops, labels for education and Campbell’s soup labels. Once redeemed each one of these means real dollars for our school. There are several drop box locations throughout Warrensburg and Thurman; Direct deposit, located on Main Street, Richards Library located on Library Ave., Warrensburg elementary school lobby, and the Thurman Town Hall.
On a personal note
It has been brought to my attention that many residences still have not prominently displayed their house number. Doing so will enable emergency personnel to know which house to respond to – without displaying your house number it’s nothing more than a guessing game for them.
This is my final Athol – Thurman entry and I’d just like to thank you all for reading. It has been a great pleasure and I will miss it. With that being said; I’d like to welcome Amber Herrmann as your new correspondent. I’m sure she will do a wonderful job. Please look for Amber’s contact information in the following week’s column.