2009-09-10 / Community Bulletin Board


Veterans Assistance Cancelled The Governors' Veterans Outreach and Assistnce Center's visit to the F&M Trust in the Penn's Village Shopping Center in McConnellsburg on Tuesday, September 15, has been cancelled for this month due to budget constraints. Free help and advice for veterans and their family members are available either by calling the Harrisburg office toll free at 1-800-032-0930 or at gvoac@comcast.net. Visit the Web site at www.gvoac.com.

Angel Food Ministries There will be sign up for the September menus and specials for Angel Food Ministries at Fulton County Catholic mission. The times will be Thursday, September 10, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. If you eat you qualify Further information and a menu may be obtained by calling Sister Margie at 485-5917.

Mum/Aster Sale Saint Stephen Catholic Church Family Life Committee will be selling mums and asters in front of Snyder's Insurance office on Friday, September 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, September 12, at St. Stephen Catholic Church beginning at 8:00 a.m. The cost of the mums is $4 and asters are $6.

Navigating The Internet Southern Fulton technology director Doug Leisher will lead up to 24 adult students through a hands-on class September 15 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. that will include an introduction on what the Internet is, browsers and current topics. While the class is open to any adult age 18 and over, it is perfect for older adults and senior citizens who would like to lean how to stay in contact with friends and family via the computer. Contact chaninr@comcast.net or 717-552-0071. Registration and payment must be received by September 14.

Computer Classes Free computer classes will be offered at the Fulton County Library on Thursday, September 24: Internet Basics from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Internet fun from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; and Microsoft Powerpoint from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call the library at 717-485-5327 to sign up.

Box Tops Carnival Fulton County Community Christian School will hold a Box Tops Carnival for Education Saturday, September 26, from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. There will be a food stand with hot dogs, steamers, nacho's, pizza, chips, soda, and more. Games will include Balloon Darts, Gold Fish, Ring Toss, Ducks, as well as a cake walk, car bash, and more. The community is invited to bring their box tops for a fun afternoon of food and games. If you don't have box tops, don't worry. Come anyway. You can purchase box tops to play the games. For additional information, contact Georgia Hull at 301-331-3056.

Preschool Story Hour Preschool Story Hour at the Fulton County Library will begin Tuesday September 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the Hustontown Branch Library; Wednesday September 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg; and Thursday, September 24 at 11:00 a.m. at the Community Room of the Needmore Branch of Tower Bank. All children ages birth to school age and their parents or caregivers are invited to attend.

Weavers 101 A hands-on weaving instruction by Judy Appleby will be held September 26 and October 3 at 9:00 a.m. at the Frick Road, Waterfall, studio. Offered will be hands-on instruction on the basics of weaving through the creation of large or small totes that include leather handles and a diamond overlay pattern. Class will last approximately 4 to 5 hours. Participants need to bring an old towel, pencil, flexible tape measure, sharp scissors, spring clothespins, spray bottle and a dishpan or bucket, not too small or too large. Students should also bring a brown bag lunch or something to share for lunch. Cost is $44 for a small tote or $49 for a large. In order to register, mail fee and personal information along with the date intended to participate to Judy Appleby, 501 Frick Road, Waterfall, PA 16689. Information on the class or available seating may be obtained by calling 814- 685-3433.

Mum/Bake Sale A mum and bake sale will be held at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center on September 12, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. A large variety of colors to choose from and delicious homemade baked goods.

AARP Safe Driving Course AARP Safe Driving Course is a classroom refresher course for safe driving and will be offered at Hustontown Senior Center on September 21 and 22. Classes are from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Both days of classes are required to be eligible for the threeyear auto insurance discount. Payment is required before classes begin and checks can be made payable to AARP. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. To preregister call Peggy at 717-987-3770 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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