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Bring your needle and thread and your quilt pieces to the local quilting gathering on Monday Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Thurman Town Hall. For details, call 623-2633.

The Gleaning food distribution will occur at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday March 1 in the Town Hall. All town residents can take advantage of this free food program. Bring some clean used grocery bags for the supplies. For details, call 623-9649.

There will not be a John Thurman Historical Society meeting in March. However the spring issue of The Quarterly will soon be available and full of stories, pictures and tidbits of interest to all. Watch this column for when and where you can pick one up.

Remember to contact your assessors in person or by phone at 623-9593 by March 1 to apply for property tax exemptions.

Over the fence

Wow! If this three feet of snow up here ever melts, we're going to have a lot of mud - but Thurmanites are used to extreme conditions.

It's getting almost time to start seeds inside the house, to be planted outdoors in May for tomato plants and other vegetables.

The children of the Mommie & Me group always loved to plant seeds in paper or foam cups and watch them sprout. will sprout up and be ready for your garden in May.

Green pepper seeds can be started now and the tomatoes about mid-March. All you need is a few cups, some dirt and some seeds! Good luck in starting your own gardens!

Did our January thaw come on Valentines Day this year?

New hours have been set for the Thurman town landfill. it is now open for winter months at 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

Personal news

Happy Anniversary wishes go out to Matt and Liz Kennedy, 19 years on Feb. 27, and to Don and Hilda Haskell, 27 years on March 3.

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