Benefit Dance Liberty Crouse community benefit dance will be on Saturday, August 1, 2009, at the alumni community building in Mc- Connellsburg from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The band Alliance will be playing. Donations and chaperones are needed. Anyone wishing to help in anyway please contact Mrs. Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221.
FR Soccer Registration Forbes Road AYSO soccer registration will be held August 6 and 13 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Forbes Road Lions Club Park.
Youth Field Day Fulton County Youth Field Day will be held Saturday, September 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A light lunch will be provided at no cost. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 50 youths. Applications may be picked up at Keller's Store in Hustontown, Harr's Grocery, Keystone Country Store, Fulton County Extension Office or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bus Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to Baltimore on August 8. The bus departs from Mc- Connellsburg Courthouse at 6:45 a.m. and will arrive at Inner Harbor in Baltimore at 9:15 a.m. The bus will depart from Inner Harbor at 5:00 p.m. A stop will be made for dinner around 6:30 p.m. (on your own) and arrive back in McConnellsburg around 8:45 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Please send money for transportation to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522.
Bus Trip PAR-PAC will be having a bus trip to Atlantic City on September 19. Cost is $60. Money must accompany reservations. You will receive cash back plus meal. Bus will leave McConnellsburg American Legion at 6:30 a.m. sharp. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5529 or 717-404-4158.
Fall Youth Soccer Sign-ups Fall youth soccer registrations will be held at the McConnellsburg Lions Club Park on Friday, July 31, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registrants are required to provide a copy of the chilld's birth certificate, complete a registration form, and pay the registration fee. Any child born prior to July 31, 2009, is eligible to play. Registration fees are $30 for first child and $25 for each additional child. Parent volunteers are needed. Please indicate at that time if willing to coach.
Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions the second Wednesday in July and August 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.
Trap Shoots Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club wish to invite the public to practice trap shoots every Friday night until November 20 and trap shoots at noon the third Sunday of every month from now until the end of the year.
MHS Fall Sports Physicals Pre-season sports physicals will be given Wednesday, August 5, at 9:00 a.m. at the high school nurse's office for McConnellsburg High and Middle schools. Athletes participating in fall sports should report. Cost per athlete is $15. Sports physicals are mandatory for the first day of practice. Please be on time. More information may be obtained by contacting Greg Hays at 372- 1863 or the head coach. Any student athlete who does not make the assigned time will have to get forms from their head coach or the athletic director to take to the doctor and pay their fee.
Groundhog Contest The second annual Pennsylvania Groundhog Contest will be held August 1. Two-person teams are $30 per couple with great prizes for largest groundhog, heaviest groundhog and most groundhogs. Fee includes dinner and groundhog is not on the menu. Also X-card shoot, 5 regular and 5 .410 outlaw (bring your own shells) and a 200 yard rifle & pistol competition at 3 p.m., 2 classes factory and custom, trophies will be awarded, 5 shots at 200 yards, $5 entry fee.
Shade Gap Picnic The 126th annual Shade Gap Picnic will be held at Harpers Memorial Park, Shade Gap, July 26 thru August 1. Monday night will feature the annual parade at 7:00 p.m., along with nightly entertainment and also fireworks on Saturday, August 1, at 11:00 p.m. Sunday and Monday will be free admission and all other nights will be $2 per person with children under 12 are free. More information may be obtained by calling 814-259-3252 or www.shadegapfire.com.