What might be considered a quick trip into a store can inadvertently turn into 15 minutes, long enough for an animal to suffer. Darker colored and flat faced dogs, such a Pekingese, are more susceptible to heat stroke or dehydration, both of which can be fatal. Do your pet a favor — instead of bringing them with you on an errand, leave them at home and bring them back a special treat!

Activities and events in the hills

The county-sponsored senior bus service to Glens Falls runs on the second and fourth Friday of every month. The next senior bus will run Friday June 28 and is free to those age 60 and over. Those who wish to go should call Laura in advance at 623-9281.

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

Thurman Baptist Church will once again be holding their Vacation Bible School during the last week of June — that’s Monday June 24 through Friday June 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and all ages are invited to attend.

Over the fence

The Thurman Youth Commission is seeking additional members to help coordinate activities and parties for the youth in our community. To apply for the board, send a letter to: Town Clerk, Thurman Town Hall, P.O. Box 29, Athol, NY 12810.

Warren County Bicentennial pins are available for purchase. To buy one of these attractive items — reasonably priced at $5 — contact Cheryl at 623-9718 or Sally at thefeihels@verizon.net or: 623-4889.

On a personal note

Friends and family are invited to attend David Millington’s 63rd birthday bash from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday June 29 at the Sodom Scout Hall. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish to be shared. We wish David a very Happy Birthday!

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