AU SABLE FORKS - The town of Jay would like to announce that the next scheduled work days for the Henry's Trail play area project will be Thursday, June 26 from 5 to 7 p.m.; Sunday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Monday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Volunteers are encouraged to attend and do not have to have any special building skills to attend.
The following items are needed for the trail and play areas:
-(50-70) Hemlock branches: 1.5" - 2.0" diameter
-(15-25) Hemlock logs: 12" 20" diameter 7-10'
-(3) Hemlock Boards: 6"-8" at least 7-8' long
-(1) 10" x 12' log with pegs 1.5" x 6"
-(3-4) 18"-24" diameter x 12" long peeled cedar/hemlock logs w/ cut out steps
-(5) 12-18" diameter x 12' long peeled cedar/hemlock logs
-(3) 12"-18" diameter x 10' long peeled cedar/hemlock logs
-(3) 10x14" diameter 12' long peeled cedar logs
-(13) 4x4x10' pressure treated
-(3) 4x4x14" pressure treated
-(3) 4x4x16' pressure treated
-2x5x6' rough cut cedar/hemlock planks or composite lumber
People who have any of these items and are able to donate them to the project should call the town of Jay at 518-647-2204 for pickup. Monetary donations can be mailed to the town of Jay at P.O. Box 730, AuSable Forks, NY 12912 and earmarked in the check notation for "Henry's Trail."
"I'd like to offer my sincere gratitude on behalf of the town of Jay Town Board to all the volunteers who continue to make this dream a reality," said town of Jay Supervisor Randy Douglas. "I would also like to offer a very heartfelt thank you to Meg Parker from Essex County Public Health and Steve Rondeau of the Jay Black Brook Youth Commission who continue to work tirelessly to see this project's progress through completion. Their leadership through the planning and development of this project, which will benefit our entire community, has gone above and beyond what any of us could have ever expected and is greatly appreciated."