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Athol-Thurman 10-24-09

Help brighten a neighbor's life

Saturday Oct. 24 is here, and it's national Make a Difference Day. A good deed, a remembrance, the delivery of a home-baked delicacy, offering a ride in the country, making that past-due visit, chopping firewood for a neighbor, or crafting a gift for a shut-in - all these will bring benefits to you, your neighbor and community. Remember, it's the little things that often bring a smile.

Let us at the Adirondack Journal know let us know what you did to help others. Whether you were the one accomplishing the good deed or the recipient of the thoughtful action, let us know by calling 623-2580.

Area activities and events

Deer season, for rifles and guns, opens early on Saturday Oct. 24. Good luck hunters, and please be careful.

The town Youth Commission's Halloween party at the Thurman Town Hall will be held from 1p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 24. Anyone who would like to help can bake some goodies for the kids. Call 623-9961 with questions. All food items can be dropped off around noon.

The Mommie & Me community play group invites all preschoolers to bring their moms or caregivers to the Friday Oct. 30 meeting to be held at the youth building at 9:30 a.m. The group will be working on a Halloween project and the little ones can come in a costume if they wish. For details, call Jennifer at 623-5024.

The craft group that is currently creating warm, decorative quilts will meet at the town hall Monday Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. They invite anyone interested in their work to stop by. For details, call Myra at 623-2633.

The Southern Adirondack Snowmobile Club will be holding their monthly meetings on the third Friday of November, December, and January at various locations. For information on joining this winter fun, call Doug at 623-9234.

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