2009-03-12 / Community Bulletin Board


Elder Law Program Elder law attorney R. Thomas Murphy will be at Warfordsburg Senior Center on March 25 at 1:00 p.m. He will be presenting a program that will include many senior citizens issues. Everyone is welcome to attend this very informative program. Call 294-6020 with questions.

Spring Card Workshop The Parks and Recreation Commission and Stampin' Up demonstrator Dana Smith will be holding a spring card workshop on Sunday, April 5, from 2-5 p.m. at old McConnellsburg High School. Projects will focus on Easter and Mother's and Father's Day. Cost is $15 for residents of Ayr, Dublin, Thompson, Taylor, Todd and Licking Creek townships and McConnellsburg boro. Cost to all others, including out-of-county, is $17. Registration and payment must be received by April 1. Only 10 slots open! Call 717-552-0071 to register.

Large Animal Composting Workshop With pending regulations to the rendering process, the availability and economics of using rendering as a source of mortality disposal is becoming more difficult. Composting is one of the approved mortality disposal methods, but it needs to be done correctly. Join Penn State Cooperative Extension educators Dr. Gregory Martin and Rob Goodling at the upcoming two-hour workshop. This workshop will discuss the proper site placement for large animal composting, how to set up composting piles, and what routine maintenance is needed to ensure success in your large animal composting ventures. The cost of the workshop is free, however, registration is required. The workshop will be held March 12, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at Stoney Ridge Farm, 930 Swamp Fox Rd, Chambersburg.

Benefit Book Sale A giant benefit book sale will be held May 8- 10, 2009. More than 60,000 new and used books of all types, plus CDs, maps, sheet music, magazines, audio cassettes, videotapes, will be offered for sale at bargain prices at the 24th annual Friends of Legal Services book sale at Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9; and noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 10. For information, call 717- 262-2326.

CF Registration Central Fulton School District will hold registration for the 2009-2010 school year on Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday, March 26, 27, 30 and 31. Children who will be age 4 on or before August 26 are eligible for the 4K program and children who will be age 5 on or before August 26, 2009, are eligible for kindergarten (5K). Please note that students who are currently enrolled in the 4K program, do not need to re-register for 5K. Please contact Stacy Morton at 485- 4438, ext. 244, to schedule an appointment.

Lifeguard Recertification Recertification for lifeguards will be May 9 and May 16 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the James Buchanan pool. More information may be obtained by calling Mrs. Kendall at 485-0221 or 485-4530, ext. 343.

AARP Tax Aide Free tax help for taxpayers with middle and low income will be available at the old Fulton Theatre, in back of F&M Bank on North Second Street, McConnellsburg, every Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Free e-filing. Taxes will be done for any age. No rentals, farms or businesses will be done. More information may be obtained by calling 987-3915. Do not have to be an AARP member. No parking on F&M's parking lot.

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