Additionally, the school is involved in Price Chopper’s Tools For Schools program, however in order for our school to receive credit for your purchases you must register your card at the customer service desk — merely presenting your card at checkout does not credit points for the school. Such registration takes only a few moments at the Customer Service desk. I hear Warrensburg Central currently has 27 families registered.

Over the fence

Recently I wrote in this column about the amount of litter there has been on our Thurman roads. I heard from Gary Martin that in the past week he has seen people walking the roads picking up the trash. He has seen a couple of young mothers with their four children, plus a grandmother and her grandchildren ages 2 &1/2 and 5 years old picking up refuse along the roadways. Also Wini Martin and her friend Ellen have been routinely walking Thurman roads, picking up others’ carelessly discarded trash. Kudos to all of them for beautifying our rural town.

Current activities and events

Warrensburg School District’s proposed 2013-2014 budget is up for a public vote from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at the high school.

The Thurman Food Pantry will be open Tuesday May 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Thurman Town Hall. Bring your knitting, sewing, or quilting projects and make some new friends. For details, contact Myra at 623-2633.

The Thurman Fire Co. meets at 7 p.m. on the Friday of the first full week of the month at the firehouse. This month this occurs May 10. Those interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter, stop in and ask how you can help out.

The next Thurman Town Board meeting will be held May 14 beginning with the fiscal business session at 6:30 p.m.

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