2009-04-09 / Community Bulletin Board


Historical Society Meeting Author Burt Kummerow of Baltimore will share highlights and local stories from the new 2008 book "Pennsylvania's Forbes Trail: Gateways and Getaways along the Legendary Route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh" at the Fulton County Historical Society meeting Friday night, April 24, at Hustontown Firehall. A few books will be available for purchase. The book commemorates 250 years of the old Forbes Trail 1758-2008 but also features 40 themed tours of enjoyable spots to visit today not far off the original trail. His talk will begin about 7:15 p.m. following the meal and brief business meeting.

Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, April 20, at 9:00 a.m. at K's Place.

Republican Spring Dinner Fulton County Republican spring dinner will be held May 1 at 7:00 p.m, at Hustontown Firehall. Tickets will be $12 for adults, children 6-10 half price and children 5 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased by calling any committee member or by calling Patty Suders Fix at 717-485-4048.

Soccer Boosters Meeting McConnellsburg Boys Soccer Boosters would like to welcome all parents to the April 14 meeting at MHS at 7:00 p.m. This meeting is mandatory to any soccer player who wants to attend the team soccer camp being held this summer. The booster club will be partially sponsoring this event and welcomes new team players and parents. More information may be obtained by calling 485-0571.

PA-R-PAC Meeting PA-R-PAC and the Ways of Means will be holding the monthly meeting on April 13, at The Shak starting at 6:00 p.m.

Cemetery Assoc. Meeting Wells Valley Presbyterian Cemetery Assoc. will hold its annual meeting at the home of Harry Johnson April 18 at 7:00 p.m. Any member may attend.

Cemetery Assoc. Meeting Asbury Cemetery Assoc. will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00 p.m. at the home of the president, Avon Deshong. Donations for upkeep of the cemetery may be sent to Asbury Cemetery, c/o Marjorie Gress, 13465 Sipes Mill Road, Harrisonville, PA 17228-9205.

Clear Ridge Cemetery Assoc. Meeting Clear Ridge Cemetery Assoc. will hold its annual meeting on Friday, April 17, at Clear Ridge United Methodist Church at 7:00 p.m. All directors and interested persons are urged to attend.

Town Meeting Fulton County commissioners will host a town meeting May 7 at the Lutheran Church, Big Cove Tannery, at 7:00 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-3691.

Farm Women Convention Fulton County Society of Farm Women will celebrate 50 years with a convention May 2 at McConnellsburg Firehall. Former members are welcome to join the party. Cost is $12 and includes lunch. Reservations are requested by April 11. For details call Betty Daniels at 485-4508 or Mary Culler at 485-3275.

PASR Meeting Fulton County Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Reitrees (PASR) will conduct the chapter's spring meeting at Hustontown Firehall on Thursday, May 14, with registration at 9:00 a.m. Following the business meeting, a luncheon will be enjoyed. Reservations may be made by calling Ron Mitchell at 485-3628. All school retirees are encouraged to attend. The PASR is encouraing members to join with the Hustontown Senior Center for lunch on April 14. Donation of $2. Registration should be made by calling 987-3770.

Legion Meeting American Legion Post 561 active members regular meeting is the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Auxiliary members meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Members of both organizations are urged to attend.

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