Join the Bicentennial celebration
Be sure to celebrate Warrensburg’s Bicentennial Feb. 12 one way or another, whether it’s raising a glass in a toast or stepping outside your home and ringing a bell or shouting a cheer. Feb. 12 is the very day of the town’s founding 200 years ago. Pride in Warrensburg again takes center stage as the town’s bicentennial is recognized at 7 p.m.Wednesday Feb. 13 in the Warrensburg Town Hall. This observance of the town’s bicentennial is to occur at the beginning of the monthly town meeting.
Then on Friday Feb. 15, the Town of Warrensburg will again be honored for its 200th anniversary at the Warren County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting, 10 a.m. in the county Municipal Center, off I-87 Exit 20. Warren County’s Bicentennial is being celebrated this year, too. See: www.warrensburghistorian.org or: www.warrenny200.org.
Seniors’ luncheon planned
The Warrensburg Fifty-Plus Club is scheduled to hold a meeting and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Holy Cross Church on Main St. in Warrensburg. To become a member, contact Jo or Joe Pereira at 623-3428.
Chamber to honor citizen of year
Nominations are still being sought for the Warrensburg Chamber’s Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year awards.
If you know of an individual or business that has accomplished an outstanding achievement or worked tirelessly to enhance the town of Warrensburg, submit their name, address, and details on the reason for your nomination. In this message, include your name and phone number. Submit applications no later than April 1 to: Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 3728 Main St., Warrensburg NY 12885 or call Nancy at 623-2161.
Mustache contest slated for 200th
The Warrensburg Chamber is sponsoring a mustache contest to help commemorate the Bicentennial of both the town and Warren County.
The mustaches will be judged on July 4 at the town recreation field during the Warrensburg Day festivities. The Chamber of Commerce is now seeking people to volunteer as judges. Those who wish to serve in this capacity, contact Nancy at 623-2161 .
Valentine Dinner-Dance soon
A Valentine Dinner-Dance will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 at The Lodge on Echo Lake, and it is themed this year to honor the town’s Bicentennial. The event features a roast turkey dinner with all the trimmings for $30 per person including tax and gratuities. Romantic music will be provided by deejay Paul Siletti.
A silent auction and 50/50 drawing will raise funds for the event sponsor, St. Cecilia's Church.The festivities begin at 7 p.m. and the attire is semi-formal.
To attend, send a check payable to St. Cecilia's to the church before Feb. 10. For details and reservations, contact either Gail DeMarsh at: firstname.lastname@example.org or John Cleveland at 504-8037.
Local museum discount
For the month of February, the Warrensburgh Museum of Local History is offering a $1 discount off each purchase of $5 or more to all readers of the Adirondack Journal, as well as to members of the Warrensburgh Historical Society and Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce. The discount applies to purchases of books and the 2013 Bicentennial Calendar.
The museum, located in the VFW Building, is open 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays . For more information, call Steve at 623-2207.
Pinewood Derby to be held
The Cub Scouts Pack 31 will be holding its Pinewood Derby from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 16 at the United Methodist Church, 3890 Main St. Spectators are welcome to attend. For details, contact John Blydenburgh at 428-5231.
Methodists’ chicken dinner set
The United Methodist Church is holding its annual Chicken & Biscuit Dinner on Feb. 9 at the church, located at 3890 Main St.
To be served from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the menu includes the headline entree plus cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, vegetables and strawberry shortcake.
The cost of the meal is $10 for adults, $5 for children 8 and under. Take-out meals are available. For details, call 623-9334.