Elizabethtown Column

The Elizabethtown Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a spaghetti dinner on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the fire station from 5 until 7 p.m. Admission to the dinner is a donation of non perishable food, with all the proceeds given to the Elizabethtown Food Pantry located at the Church of the Good Shepherd parish hall on Williams Street.

If you enjoy giving a crafted gift for the holidays, Saturday, Nov. 9, the Westport Federated Church women are holding their annual ”Craft and Bake Goods Fair” from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, please join American Legion Post 551, Veterans and their families to remember those that have so courageously served our country at the Essex County Veterans Cemetery on County Rte.10 in Wadhams, promptly at 11 a.m., weather permitting. For more information call Newman Tryon at 873-2138.

The Cornell Cooperative Extension is holding their annual meeting for staff, members and those residents that are interested in knowing more about their purpose in the community. The meeting will be held at the CCE building at the Fairgrounds in Westport on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. They will be electing new board members, giving out awards of achievement, along with presentations of programs and successes of those that are retiring. Local food will be provided as refreshments. For more information or to RSVP, call 962-4810 ext.0 or visit the www.essex@cornell.edu..

ACAP, the Adirondack Community Action Program, is offering their Weatherization Services to qualified residents. The program assists with reducing energy usage through the installation of energy efficient measures. Inquiries from Essex County should call 873-3207 or check the website atacapinc.org.

The final entry date for the CATS, Champlain Area Trails second Photography Contest, has been changed from Saturday, Nov. 30, to Sunday, Dec. 7. That gives you awesome shutter bugs out there an extra week to get your photographs entered for the big prizes that await the winners, for more details visit their website at champlainareatrails.com or call 962-2287.

Thank you, NYCO for your generous gift of the security cameras for the Elizabethtown Thrift Shop. It is greatly appreciate by the volunteers for their and the shop’s safety.

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