Athol-Thurman 10-17-09

An open house is to be held the evening of Friday Oct. 30 at the town hall to meet candidates running for office in the November election. The time will probably be 7 p.m., but we'll publish the details next week.

Those who need information on registering to vote or how to prepare a write-in ballot, etc., may contact the county Board of Elections at 761-6459 as soon as possible. The deadline to obtain an absentee ballot is Oct. 27.

Give me a call 623-2580 and let us know what you did on Saturday Oct. 24 to make a difference in someone's day. Did you do something for a shut-in, or visit a nursing home, or bake a treat for one who can't, sometimes a little thing can mean so much.

The town fiscal and monthly meetings will be held Tuesday Oct. 20 at the town hall - the fiscal meeting at 6 p.m., followed by a public hearing, then the monthly business meeting at 7 pm. Town officials urge citizens to attend and be involved with town government.

The Gleaning food distribution will be in Thurman 10 a.m. Tuesday Oct. 20 at the town hall. This free food program is open to all town residents. For details, call 623-9649.

The Meals on Wheels program, open to all seniors, brings meals to area homes. Those who are having hard time preparing a meal, give Bob a call at 623-2102.

The Extra Helpings food program is also available to help residents through hard times. Call 623-9649 for information.

Personal news

Birthday greetings go out to Kathy Haskell on Oct. 17, Tina Parker and Brett Moulton on Oct. 19, John J. Kindred on Oct. 20, Myra Vopleus, Bruce Ross and Doug Needham on Oct. 21, Jo Ann Russell and Larry Germain on Oct. 22, and to Julie Russell, Janice Beers, and Donna Davis on Oct. 23.

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