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Fundraisers set for EMS squad

A Spaghetti Dinner in memory of Jamie Haskell and Rachael Daly is to be held April 19 at the Thurman Emergency Medical Services’ squad building. The event starts at 6 p.m. Adult tickets are $7, children from 5 to 12 years of age are $3. Those under 5 years of age are fed free of charge.

The squad will also be holding an auction at Thousand Acres Ranch on Mother’s Day, and squad officials asking for donations of items in good condition to be brought to the April 19 spaghetti dinner. The auction is slated to begin at 2 p.m. on May 12.

Activities and events in the hills

May Day is May 1 — for generations in Thurman, handmade baskets are filled with paper flowers and left on a person’s doorstep to herald the coming of spring and express friendship.

It’s a great craft activity to accomplish with your children. When completed, drop place at your elderly neighbors’ doorsteps on May 1.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the town hall. Bring your knitting, sewing, or quilting projects and make some new friends. For more information, contact Myra at 623-2633.

Through the end of summer, the Sugar Loaf Seniors Group will be holding their meetings at 5:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month. The sessions are held at the Thurman Town Hall, and the next meeting is to be held April 17.

The senior bus service to Glens Falls sponsored by Warren County runs on the second and fourth Friday of every month. It next runs Friday April 26 and is free to seniors age 60 and over. Those who wish to go should call Laura by Wednesday April 24 at 623-9281.

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