2009-01-15 / Community Bulletin Board


Sweetheart Ball The 25th annual Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball will be held February 14 at the American Legion. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:00 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. DJ "Blazin Dragon'' will provide entertainment at 8:00 p.m. for dancing and an auction. Cost is $35 per couple. More information or tickets may be obtained by calling 485-5288 or 573-4182.

Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) beginning at 7:00 p.m. at VFW Post 655, Poplar Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome. Come and learn some new steps. A $2 donation is appreciated.

Hall Walking McConnellsburg SADD will be offering hall walking at McConnellsburg High School starting this Tuesday, January 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. If the school closes because of the weather, hall walking will be cancelled. Hall walking will be every Tuesday and Thursday starting on January 6, with the last day being Thursday, March 26. Any questions, please call Kathy J. Kendall at 485-4530 ext. 343 (school), or at home at 485-0221.

Bridal Show Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism will host a bridal show at the American Legion on January 18 beginning at 2:00 p.m. There will be vendors form Fulton County available to help with all wedding plans. There will also be a fashion show at 2:30 p.m. No admission charge.

Little League Registration Fulton County Little League will hold open registration for the 2009 season at the Ray Koontz office located in the Penn's Village Shopping Center in McConnellsburg on the following dates: Friday, January 9, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, January 10, 9:00 a.m. to noon; Friday, January 16, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, January 17, 9:00 a.m. to noon; Friday, January 23, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, January 24, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls can register for T-Ball (5-6 years), Farm League (7-8 years) and Little League (9-12 years). Registration fee is $20 per child. First-year players should bring a copy of their birth certification. More information may be obtained by calling Greg Strait at 717-485-5723.

Basket Weaving Class Fulton County Parks & Rec Commission will offer a basket weaving class on Saturday, January 31, at 9:00 a.m., at the Lions Club Community Building, McConnellsburg. Class instructor is Judy Appleby. Only 12 spots are available. Beginning and advanced weavers welcome. Call Chanin Mountz at 717-553-0017 to register or obtain more information. Registration deadline is January 16.

Valentine's Day Card-Making Class Stampin' Up demonstrator Dana Smith, along with the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission, will be holding a Valentine's Day card-making workshop at the Lions Club Community Building, McConnellsburg, on Sun., Feb. 8, 2009, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Up to 12 participants (adults) will make between between seven and 10 projects ranging from Valentine's cards, gift bags and large candy bar wrappers. A great class for scrapbookers, card-makers and anyone looking to surprise their sweetheart this holiday! Call FCPRC program director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 to register and obtain class information. Registration deadline is February 5.

Safe Boating Course Chambersburg Flotilla of the USCG Auxiliary will present a boating skills and seamanship course beginning January 27 at Faust Jr. High School, room 104, Scotland Avenue, Chambersburg. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with instruction beginning at 7:00 p.m. The class meets once a week for 13 weeks and the test will be given the following week. More information may be obtained by calling 717-377-7946.

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