2009-04-23 / Community Bulletin Board


Free Clothing There will be a clothing room on Tuesday, May 5, at 9:00 a.m. at Saint Stephen Catholic Church. For further information, contact Sister Margie at 485-5917.

Mother's Day Flower Sale Saint Stephen Family Life Committee is sponsoring a Mother's Day flower sale. It will be held Friday, May 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. to noon in front of Snyder's Insurance building. There will be a variety of hanging baskets and flower pots available. There will also be birdhouses and feeders for sale.

Free Movie The movie "Burning The Future" will be shown free to the public on April 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the old Fulton Theatre in Mc- Connellsburg. Free refreshments and free popcorn will be provided. An old-time cartoon will be shown before the feature. The movie shows how coal mining techniques impact the environment and explains the meaning of the term clean coal. You can view the preview of the feature online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQPYKD4WGew.

Historical Society Library Fulton County Historical Society library has closed while the building is being renovated. Research books and genealogy materials will not be available for public use until the Fulton County Library renovation is completed in mid-summer. At that time the Historical Society library will reopen in a room on the second floor that will be accessible by elevator.

Book Sale A giant benefit book sale wil 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.

Spring Gardening Workshop A spring gardening workshop will be held May 2 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Garden composting (free compost bins for attendees while supplies last), rain barrels, container gardening, and more! A session on animal composting will also be held. For information, contact the Penn State Cooperative Extension Office at 485-4111.

Awards Banquet Fulton County Chamber & Tourism awards banquet will be held Saturday, May 9 at McConnellsburg Firehall at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required by Saturday, May 2. Cost is adults $15 and children 6-12, $7. Email info@fultoncountypa.com or call 717-485- 4064, leave message with phone number and how many reservations needed.

Fair Queen Applications Fulton County Fair Queen applications are now available for girls 16 but not over 20 years as of June 1, 2009. Entries must be submitted by July 1, 2009. Application and rules can be obtained through school or by contacting Vickie Gordon at 485-5137 or 485-4915.

Food Safety for Volunteers Cooking for Crowds class on April 28, 2009, from 6-9 p.m. at the Fulton Theatre. Cost is $3 for class; $12 for optional manual. Contact the Extension Office at 485-4111 to register.

Food Drive Fulton County 4-H members will be holding a food drive on Saturday, June 6, to support the Fulton County Food Basket. Donations of nonperishable items will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Watch the paper for more details.

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.

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