2009-08-27 / Community Bulletin Board


Gun Drawing The Hustontown Area Vol. Fire Co. will sponsor a gun drawing at the fire station on Saturday, September 12, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 200 tickets will be sold and cost $20 each, which will include a meal for the ticket holder and one guest. Air-conditioned and smokefree facility.

Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) 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.

Car Wash/Bake Sale McConnellsburg High School cheerleaders will hold a car wash and bake sale on Saturday, August 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Great Cove Autos, one mile outside McConnellsburg on Rt. 522 north. There will also be a drawing to win a brand-new Schwinn bike. All proceeds benefit the MHS cheerleading program.

Paws In The Park Paws in the Park will be held at Tenley Park in Everett Sunday, September 6, at 4:00 p.m. This is a free event that includes a dog walk, Pet Idol contest, condensed agility course, raffle and doggie splash zone. The night will conclude with the movie "Hotel For Dogs" in the outdoor amphitheater at dusk. All are welcome.

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.

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for the month are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - September 2, 4, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25 and 28; blood pressure screening, 11:00 a.m. - September 3; trip to Belleville, 7:00 a.m. - September 16 and 30; nutrition/ craft class, 1:00 p.m. - September 17; Chambersburg shopping, 9:00 a.m. - September 22; diabetic support group, 10:00 a.m. - September 24; dime bingo, 10:00 a.m. - September 30. You must sign up for all trips two days before the date. Call 485-5613 before 1:30 p.m. on the day before to reserve a dinner or write name on the sheet at the center.

Shooting Matches Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor shooting matches beginning October 3 at 1:00 p.m. More details will be coming at a later date.

Food Auction Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction Friday, September 11, at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5:00 p.m. Frozen foods, snacks and miscellaneous food items will be sold.

Nature/Plant ID Walk The Woodland Owners of the Southern Alleghenies and forester Dave Scamardella in conjunction with the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission will be hosting a nature walk on Sunday, September 20, at 3 p.m. at the Kerper Tract in Big Cove Tannery. Raindate is September 27. The walk will span two miles and is categorized as "moderately" difficult. This event will include identification of various plants and trees and is a perfect opportunity for students needing to complete a school leaf collection. Contact the FCPRC at 717-552-0071 or via e-mail at fultoncountyparksandrecreation@ yahoo.com. We're also on Facebook, so check out our full calendar of events!

Rifle Shoot The Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club wishes to invite the public to join them for practice trap shoots every Friday until November 20 and trap shoots at noon the third Sunday of every month from now until the end of the year.

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. Preregistration 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 youthfieldday@hotmail.com.

Car Show McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Assoc. will be having a car show for anyone interested on Saturday, September 19, at the alumni community center. For more information, please call Nicole Earley at 717-360-4590.

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.

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.

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