Activities & events in Thurman

Thurman Emergency Medical Services is holding a public meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday Feb. 9 at their squad building to share ideas about how to keep their ambulance services operating in town. All are invited to attend and discuss solutions to the financial shortfall the squad is experiencing.

The Thurman Town Board is scheduled to hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 12 —and reportedly it should be quite an event, considering the widespread public interest in the future of emergency medical services in town. This issue has prompted a lot of discussion — particularly lately after it became clear that Thurman’s independent ambulance squad needs money to avoid shutting down.

Valentines for Vets is to be held Saturday Feb. 9 at the Thurman Town Hall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. At this traditional town-sponsored event, local children create valentines for our veterans and enjoy refreshments. This free activity is sponsored by the Thurman Youth Commission.

The Sugarloaf Mountain Seniors Club will meet the third Saturday of February and March. Membership is still only $10 for a year. Contact Norma at 623- 9425 to join.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the town hall. For details, contact Myra at 623-2633.

The Thurman Food Pantry will be open on the first Monday of the month from 1p.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. all other weeks.

Remember that Thurman will be celebrating Maple Days the three weekends in mid-March, so save at least one of the dates for a tour of the maple farms as well as the famed Nettle Meadow Farm with its cheese-making operation.

The PTSA Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday Feb. 9 at the Haskell Brothers VFW Hall on Main St. in Warrensburg. The fee for dinner is $7 for adults and $5 for children.

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