Athol-Thurman 6/13/09

Russ Howe and his wife Nereide of Long Island said were honored when they were asked to attend and to be judges at the recent Lake George Elvis Festival. Russ himself was an Elvis impersonator singer a few years ago in our area. Their six-year-old son Ryan spent home quality time with his grandmother Geri Howe while his parents were judging. Their free time was spent at their Mud St. home in Thurman.

Get Well wishes go out to local residents Charlie Bills, Joe Mosher, Jackie Dingman, Irene Lamphier, Doreen Cooper, Pearl Cameron, and Bob Dibble.

Special days in the mountains

Celebrating birthdays this week are Bob Goodnow Sr. on June 12, Sara Baker on June 13, Kim Philo and Josh Tanner on June 14, Russ Leigh II on June 16, Josh Clemment on June 17, and Kyle Galusha on June 18.

Happy belated birthday wishes are out to Kaitlyn, Nicholas, and Lucas Sessleman who all celebrated a special day on June 1.

A happy get acquainted anniversary wish is out to Fillie and Ron who celebrate on Flag Day, June 14.

Thurman organizations to meet

The Quilting Group invites all who are interested in making a warm quilt before winter to join their next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday June 19 at the Thurman Town Hall. For details on what to bring to get started, call Myra at 623-2633.

The Thurman Emergency Squad will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday June 14 at the High Street squad headquarters. The squad meetings are open to the public and anyone wishing to become a volunteer to help out in the community can call 623-9810 for details, or just stop by at the meeting.

Vacation Bible school, other events set

The Thurman Baptist Church will be holding a week of programs for all ages during its Vacation Bible School, set for the evenings of Monday June 29 through Friday July 3, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Planned for the week is a guest speaker from Virginia and many new features such as special teen day trips. There are plans for adult classes as well as those for young children, offering Bible study, contests, games, refreshments and fellowship for all. Friday evening July 3 includes a short program and a fellowship picnic for all who attend. For details, transportation, or directions to the church on South Johnsburg Rd., call Pastor Bob Herrmann at 623-9320, Joan at 623-2007, Charlotte at 623-3843.

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