I'd like to find an old orange crate, the kind we used to set on end and was often used to put books in - recall them?
Remember to stop by the town Assessor's Office or the Town Hall to get your application forms for property tax exemptions. There are three programs: STAR, the aged exemption and the Veterans exemption, all of which must be filled out and returned by March 1.
The Gleaning food distribution program will be held at the Town Hall at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18. This free food program is open to all Thurman residents.
The Extra Helpings food program is also available and now they have several choices for families to choose from. The cost for the packages are low and consist of meat, vegetables, side dishes, and more. Orders can be placed and payment is due the first part of the month and delivery is around the third week of each month. For details, including the February menu, call 623-9649.
The anonymous tip line to report the drinking- or drug-related phenomena in our community is 761-9800. All calls are anonymous, and a caller could be saving the life of a local teen or a friend of theirs.
Activities and events in the Thurman area
The Sugar Loaf Mountain Seniors Club will meet Saturday Jan. 15 at 11:30 a.m. Bring a dish to pass and join the first pot luck luncheon of 2011. Membership dues should be paid at this meeting which is still $10 per year. All are welcome, including those 55 and older who seek membership. those with questions or suggestions, call Norma at 623-9425.
The Thurman Town Board will hold both its fiscal and the regularly monthly meetings on Tuesday Jan. 18 starting at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and there is an public session when concerns are heard.