The sap's a-running!

Thurman's sugar houses will open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday the last three weekends in March, showing folks just how maple syrup is made. A breakfast will be served served at the Valley Road Maple farm at 9 a.m. Maps are available at the Town Hall. For information, call Cheryl Kenyon at 623-9718.

Town news

Saturday hours during March for the Town of Thurman Tax Collector are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

New appointments designated at the Jan 20 meeting of the Town Board were: town attorneys, Mark Schachner and Leah Everhart; deputy supervisor, Jim Ligon; deputy highway superintendent, Jeff Ackley; chairman of Town assessors, Thomas Birdsall; part-time bookkeeper, Sue Shepler; animal control officer, Dexter Baker; cemetery superintendent Robin Croissant; deputy town clerks Paula Hubert and Ben Cormack; supervisor's secretary, Norma Galusha; and town historian, Robin Croissant.

Jackwax party

Plenty of savory food and fun socializing is in store at Thurman's annual Jackwax Dinner, to be held Saturday March 14 at Thurman Town Hall beginning at 4 p.m. Each family in the town is asked to donate a covered dish or a food item.

Remind your friends and neighbors to help in this event with a donated food item. All the proceeds from this event go to the American Cancer Society. Food items can be left at the town hall after 9 a.m. Saturday March 14. For more information call Helen at 623-2909. Next week we'll give you a run-down of the menu. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 11, and free for those under 5.

Daffodils on sale soon

The first burst of bright yellow Spring color will be in the flowers scheduled to arrive at the elementary school on Thursday March 19 and Friday March 20. The cost is $1 each or a bunch of 10 for $10. There are also vases available. The volunteers will be set up in the lobby of the elementary school during the lunch breaks. You can also order ahead by calling Lisa at 623-2984. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

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