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Photo Contest Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission is accepting photo entries through November 14 with the winning photo to be used in a community art room mural located in the basement meeting room of the Lions Club Community Building. Photos must depict a local location, event or even the people of Fulton County. Only adults and children residing in county are eligible to participate. Cash prizes given. Please call commission program director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 or e-mail at chaninr@ comcast.net for contest rules.
Polar Bear Express Enjoy a night ride on the Polar Bear Express Friday and Saturday, November 28 and 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Rockhill Trolley Museum, Rockhill Furnace, Pa. Bring blankets, mittens and warm coats as you travel to the Black Log Narrows singing carols and seeing the lighted, holiday displays along the way. Also Santa's Trolley is Saturday, December 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 814-447-9576 weekends, 717-821-3179 weekdays or www.RockhillTrolley.org.
Raffle Postponed Needmore Volunteer Ambulance Service has postponed the raffle for the children's 4-wheeler. Tickets will continue to be sold until February 15, at which time the raffle and another bingo bonanza will be held.
Holiday Toy Drive Odd Fellow Lodge #773 of New Grenada is collecting new toys to be distributed to area children this Christmas. Toy donations can be dropped off at post offices located in Hustontown, Burnt Cabins, Waterfall and Wells Tannery through the end of November. Toys must be new and in their original packaging.
Free Coats There will be free winter coats available on Tuesday, November 25, at St. Stephen Catholic Church, beginning at 9:00 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling Sister Margie at 485-5917.
Angel Food Ministries There will be sign up for the December menu and specials at Fulton County Catholic Mission. The times will be on Tuesday, December 2, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, December 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, December 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church Saturday, December 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. If you eat, you qualify. Further information and a menu may be obtained by calling 485-5917.
Livestock Deadlines Any 4-H and FFA youths wishing to have livestock as a project for 2009 must be registered with the Fulton County Extension Office by December 31, 2008. Contact club leaders or FFA advisors for registration papers. Youths must be an active 4-H member or FFA member to participate. More information may be obtained by contacting Greg Strait at 717- 485-4111.
Holiday Greenery For Sale The Fulton County Community Christian School Booster's Club is taking orders for fresh holiday greenery to be delivered in time for holiday decorating. Items include a 26-inch balsam wreath, a 34-inch Christmas tree wreath, 24-inch wall or door swag, 18-foot balsam garland for an elegant look around doorways, porch rails and staircases and a 36- inch mailbox swag that attaches to any standard mailbox. A gift-boxed wreath and hanger may also be ordered and delivered as a gift to anywhere in the 48 contiguous states. To place an order or for additional information, contact the school at 717-573-4400.
Christmas Gift Program To sign up children for the Fulton County Catholic Mission Christmas Program call Sister Margie at 485-5917.
Operation Christmas Child Shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a Samaritan's Purse project, will be collected at My Father's House Ministries beginning November 17, 2008. Please note that the church has moved to a new location at 1653 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, (one mile east of McCbg. off old Route 30). The hours for collection of the gift boxes will be November 17-24, 2008. Monday: 1-3 p.m.; Tuesday: 4:30-6:00 p.m.; Wednesday: 4:30-6:00 p.m.; Thursday: 1-3 p.m.; Friday: 4:30-6:00 p.m.: Saturday: 1-3 p.m.; and Sunday: 12-3 p.m. On Monday, November 24, the boxes will be delivered to the collection center in Waynesboro. Contact local coordinator, Dixie Henry at 717/987-9512 for more information.