‘Cancer Sucks’ walk coming soon
Nancy, Chris, and Brooke Nemec invite all friends of the late George R. Nemec and all area citizens to participate in the annual Cancer Sucks Walk, held in his memory.
George Nemec, who died in 2008, contributed many hours of work on behalf of the Warrensburg community, as well as being the owner of a successful business that has for decades provided good jobs for many local people. He also brightened people’s lives with his humor, and contributed to an untold number of local charitable causes.
The fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday Oct. 5. Sign-in is set for 5 p.m. at 10 Lake Avenue in Warrensburg. The suggested donation is $10 per person, but people are quite welcome to donate more. All proceeds go to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at the Glens Falls Hospital in George’s memory.
The walk raised $5,600 last year and the charity’s organizers, who thank everyone for their continued support, seek to raise that amount in the 2013 walk. The amount has been increasing each year — the fundraising event raised $3,500 in 2011.
Those with questions or donations, contact Brooke Nemec at: 744-5035 or drop off donations at Nemec’s Sport Shop on Main St. in Warrensburg.
Last year $5,600 was raised and donated to the Charles Wood Cancer Center.
Church to hold gospel concert
The Assembly of God Church is presenting a gospel concert featuring Julian and Bonnie George on Sunday Sept. 22, and all are welcome to attend.
Set for 5 p.m., the concert is to be held in the church, located at 3990 Main St. The concert is free; donations will be accepted.
Methodists’ ham dinner this weekend
The Warrensburg United Methodist Church is holding their annual ham dinner on Saturday Sept. 21, and all are invited to attend. The event is to be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the church, located at 3890 Main St.
The menu features baked ham, cole slaw, baked macaroni and cheese, vegetable, apple crisp, and beverage. Take-out meals will be available.
There’s no charge for the meal, but donations are gladly accepted. For details, call 623-9334.
Chamber and Alliance jointly plan mixer
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce along with the Greater Warrensburg Business Alliance, are inviting everyone to attend their social mixer to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Lizzie Keays restaurant.
The event features music, a cash bar, and hors d’oeuvres. Admission is free.
A drawing will be held and a free 14-month membership to the Chamber is to be awarded. For more information, call 623-2161.
Help sought for huge Garage Sale
Plans are progressing for the 34th annual World’s Largest Garage Sale, to be held the weekend of Oct. 4, 5 and 6. Vendor spaces are filling up fast, but several are still available.
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, the sponsor of the event, is seeking teenagers to work selling food at independent food-vending booths. Also, the Chamber needs volunteers to help out from noon to 8 p.m. Friday Oct. 4 to help guide vendors to their spaces.
People seeking paid or volunteer positions are urged to call the Chamber at 623-2161 or Chamber president Lynn Smith at 623-2161 as soon as possible.
Make sure your neighbors are informed!
Keep your news coming — keep us informed about community events, church and club activities, as well as news tips, or anything you’d like us to look into. Feel free to contact me with community happenings, or items you would like to see covered.
To have an upcoming event publicized, call me on my cell phone at 744-3532 or email me at: email@example.com about three weeks prior to the event. Email is definitely preferred. Help keep our community informed.