Athol-Thurman 11-13-2010

Activities and events here in the hills

The Office of the Aging will be taking applications for the H.E.A.P. fuel cost assistance program for seniors age 60 or on disability at the following locations: on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the Chestertown Mealsite from 10:30 a.m. To 11:30 a.m. And also on the 16th they will be at the Horicon Community Center from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. They will be at Glens Falls locations on Nov. 19, 23 and 29. For details, call 761-6347.

The Gleaning food program will be held at the Thurman Town Hall Tuesday Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Bring clean used grocery bags if you have some to share.

The Kenyontown Methodist Church, located on Valley Road, will host a pot luck dinner at 7 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 17. Church members are hoping many others in the community will bring a food dish to pass and join them in this gathering. For details, call 623-3940.

The Thurman Baptist Church will have a 4 p.m. service on Sunday Nov. 14 at the Wilde's Home. For information, call 623-2007 or 623-2226.

Are you signed up for a table at the Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 27 at the Town Hall? If you have items to sell, homemade is best, call 623-9718 to see if there is one available.

Local citizens involved in the annual Christmas charities effort are asking early this year for friends and neighbors to help with filling the Christmas Baskets, which will be packed and delivered on Friday, Dec. 10. The rain date is Dec. 12. Needed are small loafs of bread, cupcakes, fudge, cookies, etc. plus small gifts - all homemade. The volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. in the Town Hall. It helps if volunteer chefs have already put their baked items in small Baggies, counting out two to four cookies in each bag. Those who cannot be there to help on Friday, baked items can be dropped off. Every little bit of help will be appreciated.

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