Athol-Thurman 7/4/09

The society Quarterly magazine that was published in June is available at $4 per copy and it has lots of interesting articles, so get yours before they are sold out.

The Thurman Volunteer Fire Co. meets at 7 p.m. Monday July 6 at the firehouse in Athol. Meetings are open to the public and the firefighters welcome new volunteers.

Thurman town news

There is likely to be a six-month vacancy to fill on the Thurman Town Board. Anyone interested in filling the position may contact Red Pitkin at 623-9649. There are also a couple of vacancies to fill on the cemetery committee, For details, call 623-9649.

Six positions in town government will be up for election in November. All residents who wish to run for one of the posts need to get their petitions circulated signed and then submitted between July 13 and 16. Petitions and other information can be obtained by calling the Warren County Board of Elections at 761-6459 or stop by their office at the county Municipal Center. The six seats to fill are: supervisor, town clerk, assessor, two town council posts, and highway superintendent. There are no requirements to run for an office other than living in Thurman, and those with computer can also check on the Warren county website for information.

The Gleaning food distribution will be held at the town hall at 10 a.m. Tuesday July 7. Those participating are asked to bring clean grocery bags to take food home in. If you can not get to the hall to pick your food up, call 623-9649.

Summer rec program

The fun-filled six week program for 5- to 13-year-old children will begin Monday July 6, starting at 9 a.m. Townspeople are encouraged to bring their children to get them registered on this first day of the program. Special activities, including crafts, games, contests, sports and trips, are planned each day during these weeks.

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