2009-04-02 / Community Bulletin Board


Guitar Club Concert Southern Fulton Guitar Club is holding its third annual concert on Friday, April 3. The concert is held once a year, with all proceeds going toward the club.

Dodgeball Tournament A dodgeball tournament will be held Saturday, April 18, at Needmore Bible Church beginning at 9:00 a.m. Preregister by April 8. Cost is $5 per person; six people per team, subs optional. Concession stand will be available. Must be 13 or older to play. More information may be obtained by calling 573-4400.

Egg Hunt McConnellsburg Lions Club Easter egg hunt will be held April 11 at 10:00 a.m. at Lions Club Park.

Spring Concert Fulton County Community Christian School will hold its annual spring concert Friday, April 17, at 7:00 p.m., at Needmore Bible Church gym. The public is invited. Elementary, middle and high school students will present the point of view of the animals on the ark through songs. There is no charge, but a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the Elmer Hann Scholarship Fund.

Shooting Matches Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Company will hold shooting matches for April. A regular shoot will be held April 4 and a regular shoot and hot shoot will be held April 11. Must shoot all ten regular rounds to qualify for the hog round.

Egg Hunt An Easter egg hunt will be held at Walnut Grove Church of God on Good Friday. It will be held at the church building on Wible Reunion Road in Three Springs on April 10 at 4:00 p.m. Ages 1-13 years old are welcome to come join in for an Easter story, some games, egg hunt and snacks. All are also invited to Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. and prayer meetings on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.

Dodgeball Tournament McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will hold a dodgeball tournament Saturday, April 11, at the old MHS gym (old Lions Club community building). Registration will be from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., with the competition starting at 9:00 a.m. Teams must have at least six people. Only six members play at a time. How many teams enter will determine the type of tournament offered. Every team guaranteed to play at least two matches. If you want to play and can not get a team together, call Mrs. Kendall and she will try to put one together for you. To register or questions, please call Kathy Kendall at 485- 0221 or 485-4530 ext 343.

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 advise number by April 17 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, A 15522.

X Card Shoot Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club is having a special X card shoot every Friday night at 7:00 p.m. during the month of April. Eleven regular rounds for 12 and 20 gauge (ammo supplied) and two .410 outlaw rounds (no ammo supplied). Prizes are gift certificates to Keystone Country Store. There is a gun bowl and the kitchen is open.

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.

Youth Day Hunters Helping Kids will be hosting a youth day June 20 at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club, starting at 8:30 a.m. Children from ages 5 and above are welcome to learn and shoot rifle, crossbow, shotgun, etc. Forestry and wildlife walks, food and games will also be held. Free lunch will be provided. Please contact Bonnie Miller at 717-485-5529 or bonnie@huntershelpingkids.org. Cost is free to attend.

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 Mc- Connellsburg 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.

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.

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.

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