The staff and trustees at Richards Library have cleared out a portion of their book collection to facilitate Bishop Beaudry Construction so work can begin on the final phase of the library expansion and renovation project. The library is to have new reading areas, a community meeting room — and finally have modern conveniences and space to appropriately accommodate the public. The library be hosting their annual book sale May 11.
Local churches offer inspiration
The following is a roster of churches in Thurman which are available to offer spiritual guidance for area residents and visitors:
The Thurman Baptist Church, located at 380 South Johnsburg Road, has for years enjoyed a strong presence in the Thurman community since the late 1800s.
The Kenyontown United Methodist Church is located at 304 Valley Road, across from its intersection with Garnet Lake Road South. Sunday worship is at 11 a.m.
Ground was broken for the Christ Community Church in 1960. Located at 383 Athol Road, this parish welcomes people of all faiths. Sunday worship is at 11 a.m.
Thurmanites’ special days
Celebrating anniversaries this week are Charles and Barb Metzger on March 23, and Bernie and Bonnie Monroe on March 24.
Birthday wishes go out to Bertha Belanger, Ella Constantineau and Sunday Combs-Conine on March 23; Kaitlyn Kuklinski on March 24; Rex Reynolds III and Josh Kenyon on March 25; Donald Vopleus, Bob Tubbs, Brandon Beadnell and Chloe Castro on March 26; Karen Dingman, Tom Baker, Katrina Moulton and John Wilde on March 27; Cindy Lamb, Ed Baker Sr., and Joe Smarro on March 28; Charles Dingman, Sr. on March 29; Mike Bender, Patrick Cobb, Rick Kenyon, Lawrence Woodard and Mary Williams on March 30; and Joan Murphy and Charlotte Needham on March 31.