Athol-Thurman 6/27/09

Jackie Dingman is finally at home after a long hospital stay after open heart surgery and a later case of pneumonia in a nursing home. Get well soon, Jackie! Cards can be sent to P.O. Box 42, Athol, NY 12810. Her husband, Charles is also ill at home at this time.

Special days to be celebrated

Happy Anniversary wishes go out to Carol and Hial Hall III who celebrate 37 years on June 30. A happy 68-year anniversary wish is out to Russ and Mary Leigh who celebrate on July 1.

Birthdays this week are those of Myrna McQuade and Don Carpenter Sr. on June 26, Chad Randall on June 27, Joyce Witz and Bambi Holland on June 29, Brady Rounds, Philip Zazzaro on June 30 and to Jean Simmons on July 1.

Sympathy from the community is out to the family of Catherine Hamblin who passed away on Tuesday June 9.

Bible school planned

Everyone is invited to enjoy evenings 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. during the week of June 29 to July 3 at the Thurman Baptist Church's Vacation Bible School. Many events are planned for all ages, including day trips, games, contests, and refreshments. This special week is open to children and adults - of all ages. For information, call 623-3843 or 623-2007.

The Quilting Group is scheduled to meet Friday July 3 at the Thurman Town hall at 6:30 p.m. Call Myra at 623-2633 for details on the group and its meeting.

Countryside home news

Countryside Adult Home residents are proud to let readers know that they won a spelling bee at Westmount May 14 and brought home a trophy.

During the busy month of May, the residents had a birthday celebration, enjoyed some scrap booking classes, had pets visit and a held bake sale. Also many trips were taken: a few trips to the Warren County Tourism Dept. to help staff prepare mailings to potential tourists, a county Seniors council recognition ceremony at Westmount, a tour of the new county water and soil service headquarters off Schroon River Rd., and two trips for shopping. A Memorial Day picnic was held, a karaoke night, and a Mother's Day tea - all at the home.

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