Bicentennial meals offered
The joint Warrensburg-Warren County Bi-centennial is now underway, and two local restaurants are offering specials to observe these historic milestones.
From Jan. 2 through Dec. 18, Lizzie Keays Restaurant on River St. in Warrensburg will be offering a choice of three entrees for $18.13 — representing the year both municipalities were founded. The dinners are to include soup or salad. Reservations are recommended. RSVP by calling 504-4043.
From Feb. 1 through March 12, George Henry's Restaurant on Main St. in Warrensburg is offering two Bicentennial specials each week, inspired by food from 1813. For reservations or details, call 623-5186.
Tai Chi classes available now
The River Street Athletic Club will be offering Tai Chi sessions beginning with an initial class at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Jan. 31.
Tai Chi is reputed to reduce stress, as well as boosting internal energy and improving balance and flexibility. The six-week course will cost $69. To enroll in the sessions, call Carolyn Cyr at 623-2568.
Citizen & Business of Year sought
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is now seeking nominations for their annual Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year awards.
The purpose of the awards are to recognize a citizen’s outstanding service to the community, and to draw attention to an enterprise that has contributed substantially to the local commercial scene — or improve the town in some manner.
Send details on the nominees, including details on why they should be selected, to the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce — which can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail at: 3826 Main Street Warrensburg, NY 12885.
The business and individual chosen for the award are to be honored at a Chamber dinner scheduled for May. For further details, call 623- 2161.
Volunteers sought for Museum
The Warrensburg Museum of Local History is now seeking volunteers — either as museum guides, or for maintenance duties.
The only requirement for becoming a guide is a friendly personality and an interest in Warrensburg's history. A handbook is provided to explain the work.
Volunteers may serve as little as two hours per month. The schedule for guide service may be found on the Museum page of Warrensburg Historical Society's website.
The maintenance duties call for weekly cleaning chores — approximately one to two hours per week.
For more information on volunteering or for details on the facility or its collections, contact Museum Director Steve Parisi at 623-2207.
The Museum continues its winter hours, which are 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Preparations are under way for the Museum ’s 2013 Bicentennial exhibition entitled, "From Frontier to Front Porch — 200 Years."
An opening reception will be held for this exhibit on Sunday Feb. 17 at the Museum.
Now through the end of February, the Museum’s Book Corner is offering to Chamber of Commerce members $1 off all historical publications, including the 2013 Bicentennial Calendar.To receive this discount, simply mention that you are a member of the Chamber. As always, admission to the Museum, which is fully accessible, is free. Entrance and parking are at the rear of the building, located at 3754 Main St.
Owned by the Town of Warrensburg, the Museum is operated by the Warrensburgh Historical Society. Membership information can be found on the Society's website, www.whs12885.org, or at the Museum.
Your help needed at thrift shop
North Country Ministry is now seeking volunteers to help in the thrift shop and Baby’s Place. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday, and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Those who can help out at these two vital enterprises, contact 623-2829 and leave a message with name and phone number and you will be contacted.
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