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Gun Drawing Needmore Fire Co. will hold a 200 gun drawing September 26, at the firehall. Doors open at noon, dinner begins at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $30. Must be 18 years of age to attend. For tickets contact Wavy Kirk at 717-294-6182 or 717-496-3655.
MHS Fall Sports Practice McConnellsburg High School 2009 fall sports practice times for August 17-21 are as follows: volleyball - varsity/ junior varsity, Monday-Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., high school gym. Any questions call coach Heidi Johnston at 816-1964; jr. high, Tues., August 18 and Thurs., August 20, noon to 2:00 p.m. in the elementary gym. Any questions call coach Kathy Kendall at 485-0221; boys soccer - varsity/junior varsity, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at high school soccer field; jr. high - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Any questions call coach McKelvey at 485-5665 or coach Kendall at 485-0221; girls soccer - varsity, Monday to Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the high school soccer field. Any questions call coach McGarvey at 485-4236 or 860-4527. This is the beginning of mandatory practice. Athletes should have their signed and completed physical forms ready for their coaches on the first day of practice.
Soccer Official's Clinic A soccer official's clinic will be held Thursday, August 20, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at McConnellsburg High School. The clinic will be held by Ed Gotwals for anyone age 18 years old or older interested in becoming a PIAA soccer official and all current soccer officials. No fee. To register, call Audrey Hall at 814-259-3350 or 717-377-3707.
Car Seat Safety Checks Car seat safety checks will be held Tuesday, August 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m, at the Fulton County Fair main gate. Receive $1 off single faira dmission for each seat checked. More information may be obtained by calling 485-5038. Sponsored by Safe Kids of Fulton County.
Free Computer Classes Free computer classes will be offered Thursday, August 27, at Fulton County Library: MS Word from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; MS Excel from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; and Building Webpages from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call or stop in the library to sign up for any of these classes.
School Supply Donations Any residents wishing to donate school supplies for children enrolled in the Southern Fulton School District can do so by bringing the materials directly to Southern Fulton Elementary. In light of a recent letter to the editor, it should be noted school officials will not accept cash donations in lieu of supplies. All donations for area children must be in the form of notebooks, pencils, and other school supplies.
Free School Supplies Free school supplies will be available Thursday, August 20, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Further information may be obtained by calling Sister Margie at 485- 5917.
Benefit Auction A benefit auction for Tommy Nesbitt will be on Sunday, August 30, starting at 2:00 p.m. in the alumni community center gym. Anyone wishing to donate anything for this great cause should contact Nancy Bivens at 799-7343, Patti Mills at 294-3676 or Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221.
Library Fundraisers Fulton County Library fundraisers have been extended to August 31. A child can lend a hand in decorating the newly renovated library by placing his or her handprint and name on a sixinch square ceramic tile to be displayed in appropriate locations at the library. Cost is a suggested $15 donation. Be a part of the library by inscribing name or names of a loved one on a brick paver to be placed in the patio area at the front entrance. A contribution of $50 purchases a paver. Application forms may be obtained at the library at 485-5327.