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Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes sponsored annually by Samaritan Purse, will be collected at My Father’s House Ministries, located at 1635 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, from Monday, November 16-23 during the following hours: Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, noon until 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 23, the boxes will be delivered to the collection center in Waynesboro. More information may be obtained by calling 987- 9512.
Dumpsite Volunteers Needed Volunteers are needed to help remove an illegal dumpsite located on Frank Road, Thompson Township, in Fulton County, Saturday, November 7, at 9:00 a.m., rain or shine. Meet at the top of Frank Road. From McConnellsburg take U.S. 522 south to PA 655 south to the intersection of Frank and Diehl Road south of Needmore. From Hancock, take I-70 north to exit 168/U.S. 522 south to PA 484. Follow PA 484 east across I-70 until it runs into PA 655 north. Follow to intersection with Frank and Diehl Road south to Needmore. More information may be obtained by calling 1-877-772-3673, ext. 113, or 724-858-5667 or Reg Reineke at 717-485-3547, ext. 120, or firstname.lastname@example.org. All volunteers should wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, long pants and heavy duty gloves at all times. Must be 12 years of age older. Lunch and drinks provided. Please call to register.
Angel Food Ministries There will be signup for the November menus and specials for Angel Food Ministries at Fulton County Catholic Mission on November 3, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; November 4, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; November 5, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and November 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church. Further information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5917.
SF Pizza/Cookie Dough Sale Southern Fulton Junior and Senior High band and guard are selling Joe Corbi’s pizza kits and cookie dough October 7-26. Support this group by contacting a member or by calling 814-735-3659 for an order form. Order forms will also be available during the Willie Wonka performances on October 23 and 24. Delivery date is November 5 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the high school.
Used Book Drive Forbes Road field hockey teams are now accepting used books, magazines, movies, music and puzzles. Collection boxes have been placed in area businesses for these used items to be dropped off. The used book sale will take place in the Forbes Road cafeteria on Friday, December 4, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 5, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. In addition there will be a bake sale at those times. For more information, big personal donations or anyone wanting to put a collection box at a business call Becky Ford at 814-685-3432 or Carol Cline at 717-987-3996.
Creative Writing Classes Creative Writing classes will be held at the Fulton County Library from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays, October 22. Suzanne Reed, local writer and author of “Sapphire, Rubies, and Other Southern Jewels,” will be leading the classes, which are for adults or teens. Sign up at the library.