2009-02-26 / Community Bulletin Board


Shooting Matches Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a regular shooting match February 28.

Bus Trip A penny pincher one-day bus trip to the Longaberger Homestead in Ohio will be held March 28. Price is $70.00. trip includes transportation, breakfast on bus, snacks and drinks. Hundreds of baskets given away at the Homestead thru games and huge sales too. Proceeds go to McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends Asso. More information may be obtained by calling Deb Toothman 485-3718 or Kathy Kendall 485-3195.

Racing Mower Build Clinic There will be a racing mower build clinic at McConnellsburg Motor & Implement Saturday, March 7, at 1:00 p.m. Aaron Crowl from ARMA will be there with several racing mowers and a lot of information. There will be at least four lawnmower races in the area this season. More information may be obtained by calling Shain Mellott at 717-658-6580.

Practice Trap Shoots Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club wishes to invite the public to join in or practice trap shoots every Friday night starting Good Friday, April 10, until November 20 and trap shoots at noon the third Sunday of every month from now until the end of the year.

Senior Center Activities Activities for March at McConnellsburg Senior Center are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - March 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27; card games, 10:00 a.m. - March 3, 17 and 31; blood pressure screenings, 11:00 a.m. - March 5; Chambersburg shopping, 9:00 a.m. - March 12; breakfast at K's Place, 8:00 a.m. - March 19; nutrition/craft class, 1:00 p.m. - March 19; stroke program, 10:00 a.m. - March 26; dime bingo, 10:00 a.m. - March 30. To reserve a dinner, write name on the sheet at the center or call 485-5613 before 1:30 p.m. on the day before.

Atlantic City Trip Hustontown Fire Co. will be sponsoring a one-day trip to Atlantic City March 28. The bus will leave the firehall at 7:00 a.m. A buffet and $22 back. Cost is $50. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-3016.

Dodgeball Tournament A dodgeball tournament will be held March 7 at McConnellsburg Jaycee building. Cost is $5 a player with a minimum of five players per team. Registration is at 8:00 a.m. and the tournament begins at 9:00 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 814-599- 6997.

HAVFCO Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage on Saturday, February 28, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5:00 p.m. Come out and join in to entertain or just come out and enjoy visiting with old and new friends.

Sight And Sound Trip Sideling Hill Parish of the United Methodist Church is sponsoring a bus trip Wednesday, April 8, to see "Behold The Lamb." The bus will depart from Knobsville United Methodist Church at 8:00 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-3215.

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 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 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.

Gym Time McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends Association will be sponsoring free gym time in the old MHS gym on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from noon to 2:00 p.m. for anyone who would like to walk, workout, play some basketball, volleyball, table tennis, etc. The gym will be open every Monday and Wednesday and follow the Central Fulton School schedule. If the school is closed, there will be no open gym. Any questions, please call Jerry Books at 485-0506 or Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221.

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