Teens for Marines Toys for Tots Fundraiser | Keeseville Column

A reminder that the Teens for Marines Toys for Tots Fundraiser will be this Friday, Dec. 13 in the Rainbow Banquette Hall in Altona in the Blue Room from six until nine at night. The event is a Djed dance with raffle and cake. Please bring an unwrapped toy. North Country Honor Flight will be bringing unique raffle items as well as World War II Vets and some Marines to visit.

Received an email from Julie Wever, Outreach Coordinator for the Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System concerning an upcoming Keeseville event. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Clinton St. will hold a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds from this sale will directly benefit the local food shelf. Stop by and finish your holiday shopping with a great selection of homemade greens (wreaths, kissing balls), handcrafted ornaments, baked goods, jewelry, and other small gift items. For more information, call 834-9921.

So far a very mild start to the winter season. Chilly but still nice enough to walk around the neighborhood. I recently paid for my plowing service for the season which ensures a mild winter. If I relied on myself to shovel out my driveway, I’m sure we would be pounded with a lot of snow this year, so I look at it as insurance. I’m just grateful we have someone in the area that plows as that makes my life a whole lot easier. My cat is still very much being entertained with multitudes of pigeons, wood doves, blue jays and cardinals as well as assorted little birds and an occasional squirrel. She finds the country life very agreeable as do I. Enjoy your week.

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