Athol-Thurman 12-26-09

There is an open benefit account for the Don Vopleus family set up at TD Bank, any location. As of mid-December he is still a patient at Albany Medical Center. Don had a tree fall on him and was very seriously injured.

As of mid-December, there are still phone line problems at the town hall. Those of you calling, don't give up, just keep trying to get through, town officials have said.

Thurman events and activities

The Thurman Baptist Church will have special service to welcome in the new year on Dec. 31 starting at 6 p.m. until about 10 p.m. There will be refreshments for all.

The senior bus will run on Monday Dec. 28, a few days later than normal because of the Christmas holiday. Anyone age 60 or over is welcome to this free service of a trip to Glens Falls for shopping or appointments. Call Laura by Saturday at 623-9281 to reserve a seat.

Personal news and special days

Bert Germain and Jimmy Nelligan will celebrate birthdays on Dec. 26, Crystal Murray will add a year on Dec. 27, Norma Galusha celebrates Dec. 28, Herma Baker, Heidi Haskell, Theresa Clayfield, and April Gill all celebrate on Dec. 29, Jack Binder and Red Veilletta on Dec. 30 and Nancy Simkins and Darin Springer on Dec. 31. On New Year's Day, Bonnie Cameron, Clarence Roberts and Mark Kuklinski Jr., add a candle.

A happy 23rd anniversary wishes go out to Suzie and E.J. Baker on Dec. 27, to Bert and to Pauline Germain on Dec. 29.

Get well wishes are out to Myrtle Buyce, Don Vopleus, Iva Hall, Jackie Dingman, Wanda Vopleus, Doreen Cooper, Joe Mosher, and Jasmine Baker

Leila Wood of Mud St would like to thank everyone who made her 91 birthday on Dec. 8 extra special. She received many phone calls and lots of birthday cards and all kinds of treats and attention from family members. "Thank you one and all," she said.

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