2009-04-16 / 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.

PARSE Meeting Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE) has a 9:00 a.m. breakfast meeting on the second Wednesday of every month at McConnellsburg FOVA (VFW). All retired state employees and spouses are invited to attend. For additional information, call 485-4763.

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.

Democratic Meetings Fulton/Franklin Democratic Club meets the third Tuesday of each month in Democratic Headquarters at 7:00 p.m., 123 South Second Street, McConnellsburg. Meetings are open to the public, light refreshments are provided and all are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 485-3386.

Quilt Club Meeting Fulton County Quilt Club will be meeting at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 18, in Fulton Theatre, located behind the F&M Bank at the corner of Lincoln Way East and Route 522. This meeting will be a mini workshop to complete the Marsha McCloskey "block party" blocks as presented at the February meeting. Please bring sewing kits, sewing machines if you would like and 1800s reproduction fabric choices for the block party. More information may be obtained by calling Cindy at 485-9200.

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.

Sportsmen's League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen's League will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery on April 17.

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.

Christian Social Services Christian Social Services will hold a board meeting Thursday, April 30, at noon in the social room of St. Paul Lutheran church.

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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