Town Talk 7-17-10

The donations are made on behalf of the bank, and no money would be subtracted from affiliate account holders. Contact Marcella Towers at TD Bank at 623-2991 to sign up.

WCS Alumni Dinner approaching

The sign-up deadline for Warrensburg Alumni Association's 24th annual alumni banquet on Aug. 7 is next week.

Reservations may be made through July 30 for the banquet, planned for Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George Village. The cost is $28 per person, and entree choices are sauteed chicken breast or stuffed sole Florentine. Money and entree choice should be submitted to: Maureen Sprague, 1664 Schroon River Rd, Warrensburg.

Featured at the event will be the Warrensburg Central Class of 1960, celebrating its 50th anniversary. Mac Morey will be taking photographs for sale of the alumni and guests at the tables or in groups. Following the dinner, dancing will be led by Ginny Allen. Social hour is set for 5 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m. Don't miss the fun. Anyone who attended Warrensburg Central, or wish they did, is welcome.

Baby clothes needed at Ministry thrift shop

Baby's Place at North Country Ministry's Warrensburg Outreach Center, 3933 Main St. is in need of baby clothes. All who have spare clothes for infants, toddlers and young children are urged to donate them to Baby's Place, which is open Mondays from 9 a.m. until noon, Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Adirondack Foothill Tours scheduled

A new service has been launched to bring tourists into the small backcountry towns of northern and western Warren Count, in conjunction with the Upper Hudson River Railroad.

These Adirondack Foothills Tours are conducted Saturdays from July 17 through Aug. 21. The various excursions feature helicopter rides based at Hickory Hill in Warrensburg, horse riding, golfing, river swimming and a barbecue at 1,000 Acres Ranch in Stony Creek plus a trip to an active beaver lodge and a visit to Wolf Pond Stables to see horse-training techniques - or in Thurman, a farmer's market, gift gallery and a visit to a goat farm and a sawmill tour, as well as lunch at the Glen. The sawmill tour, a visit to Martin's Certified Tree Farm, includes a walking narrative on sustainable forestry. Gifts that have a natural or Adirondack aspect are available at stops along the way.

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