2009-03-19 / Community Bulletin Board


Bus Trip A penny pincher one-day bus trip to the Longaberger Homestead in Ohio will be held March 28. Last day to reserve seats is March 20. Call now! 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 Mc- Connellsburg Alumni and Friends Asso. More information may be obtained by calling Deb Toothman 485-3718 or Kathy Kendall 485-3195.

Niagara Falls Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to Niagara Falls, Canada, on Saturday, May 16. Each person will need only a birth certificate and state ID for entrance into Canada for this trip. Effective June 1, 2009, a passport will be needed and this will be the last trip before this requirement. Cost for the trip is $55 for adults and children. The bus departs from McConnellsburg Courthouse at 5:00 a.m., with stops in Mt. Union and Huntingdon. Estimated return time is 1:00 a.m. in McConnellsburg. Please send money and advice number by April 17 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, A 15522.

Bus Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, May 9. The bus departs from the McConnellsburg Courthouse at 6:00 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast at approximately 8:30 a.m. and will arrive in New York City near Macy's at approximately 11:30 a.m. The bus will depart near the Times Square area at 6:30 p.m. A stop will be made halfway home for supper. Estimate arrival back in McConnellsburg at 12:15 a.m. Cost is $40 per person. Please send money for transportation by April 10 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, Pa 15522. More information may be obtained by calling 888-623-6719.

FR Easter Egg Hunt The Forbes Road Lions Club Easter egg hunt will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, at Lions Park, conditions permitting. In case of inclement weather or muddy grounds, the event will take place in the high school gym. Eggs, candy and special prizes for toddlers thru 12 years olds. Raffle tickets are now on sale to support the Easter egg hunt and other Lions Club projects.

Softball Players Needed Bi-Valley girls fastpitch softball travel teams are looking for players to fill their 12U and 14U rosters. These teams travel to Franklin County and play in the Chambersburg Suburban League. Please call 717-372-5922 to register or for more information.

HAFCO Shooting Matches Hustontown Fire Co. will hold shooting matches on the following dates: March 21, regular shoot, 16, 20, 12; March 28 - 410 shoot only.

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.

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.

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.

Social Night Social night will be held at the Warfordsburg Senior Center starting March 27 and will continue to be on the last Friday night of each month through October. This is a covered-dish event with the Senior Center Club supplying the meats. You don't have to be a club member to attend. All are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 294-6020.

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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