Elizabethtown Column

There are some fun activities to get involved in this Saturday, May 11. Remember, the Pratt Memorial Run registration begins at 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. for a 10 a.m. start, beginning in Lewis and ending at the Elizabethtown Social Center. Call 873-6408 for more details.

Another choice is the River Ramble, sponsored by BRASS (Boquet River Association). If interested, meet at the junction on Route 9, just south of the Magic Pines Campground at 8 a.m. Walk or bike with the group through the woods on a seasonal road that continues along the North Branch of the Boquet River spotting birds and other wildlife. Contact Becky Bosley at 873-6879 for more information. The rain date is Sunday, May 12.

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. Every mother is a very important person in everyone’s life, take time to treat her special. Shop local for the perfect gift for her. I’m sure you can find an excellent gift at one of our great stores, even our Elizabethtown Thrift Shop might have that beautiful piece of crystal glassware and a trinket or two.

National Nurses Week began on Monday, May 6, until Sunday, May 12. If you are a nurse, let me say you are greatly appreciated, if you know a nurse, take time to thank them for the work they do. They are a vital part of our healthcare.

On Tuesday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m., there is a ELCS Proposed Budget Hearing in the ELCS Lobby Conference room. This is a public hearing in preparation for the Budget Vote and Election on Tuesday, May 21, from noon until 8 p.m. in the ELCS lobby. If you need an Absentee Ballot you must contact District Clerk, Lauri Cutting at 873-6371 and request your ballot. You may get detailed budget documents at the District Office to review.

The deadline for the CATS Photo Contest is Wednesday, May 15. Get your entries in, first prize is $250 and the People’s Choice Award is $100. Find out the details at champlainareatrails.com or call 962-2287.

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