Athol-Thurman 5-1-10

You may want to think of an elected office to be filled when voting comes up in November, We have one opening and that is the tax collector position.

Local groups set meetings, activities

The Thurman Emergency Squad members only are scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Sunday May 1 at the squad building on High St.

The Thurman Volunteer Fire Co. will hold an open meeting at 7 p.m. Monday May 3 at the Athol fire house. This is open to the public and those who wish to become a volunteer can stop by and see what it's all about.

The John Thurman Historical Society meets 7 p.m. Tuesday May 4 at the town hall. The special guest will be Rev. David Newkirk who will tell tales from long ago. Meetings are open to the public.

Sign up 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday May 1 at the town hall for your garage or yard sale for the townwide event May 14-16, and get your bright pink signs to advertise your location. Have ready a short list of items in your sale and which days you will be open so the event coordinators can publish the details.

The Gleaning free food distribution will be held at the Thurman Town hall 10 a.m. Tuesday May 4. Bring any clean used grocery bags that you can spare. Those wishing to volunteer and help with this program may call 623-9649.

The town Youth Commission members hope everyone gets off to a good start in the summer recreation program. The commission will be holding a pre-registration event at the youth building at 10 a.m. Monday June 28, a week in advance of the program starting. The program is for children in Kindergarten up to age 13. For details, call Maria at 623-9961.

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