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Help sought for Ministry’s car seat effort

A volunteer is needed to help Joe Klewicki at North Country Ministry with the agency’s ongoing car seat safety program. This initiative provides modest-income families in Warren County with car seats for children and infants. The program includes instructing families about proper car seat installation, which is vital in saving lives.

Contact Klewicki at 623-4939 if interested in volunteering a few hours per month to serve as a car-seat technician. We hear that North Country Ministry is the only organization in Warren County that runs such a program like this, and Klewicki is to be congratulated for his years of work to safeguard our local youngsters.

Local businesses featured in ‘Car Hop’

A variety of local businesses will be participating as vendors in the debut Warrensburg Car Hop event, set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday Sept. 12 on upper Main St..

The event features a show of antique and classic vehicles, combined with diner food served up street-side.

While area residents and visitors are enjoying the fun of an American tradition from a half-century ago, businesses will be offering their wares and services, or merely getting acquainted with people who attend the hop, centered at Luck-E-Star diner uptown.

Members of the Greater Warrensburg Business Alliance, the organization sponsoring the Car Hop, will be manning a food table outside Luck-E-Star, while radio station WCKM hosts a live broadcast nearby, playing tunes over their PA system.

The local enterprises Miller Art & Frame and Amp Computers will be teaming up to shoot photographs of vintage vehicles and their owners, printing them up on the spot.

Representatives of Enzo Optics, an optical laboratory in town, will be presenting samples of their wares and informing people about how they can provide an array of customized top-quality lenses and designer frames at deeply discounted wholesale prices. The proprietors of Owl Valley Farm of Chestertown will be on hand to talk about their operations which includes growing hops locally for beer brewers.

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