2009-10-29 / Community Bulletin Board


Free Clothing Free clothing and blankets will be available Tuesday, November 10, at Saint Stephen Catholic Church at 9:00 a.m. Further information may be obtained by calling 485-5917.

Treasures For Kids Treasures For Kids is a Christmas program conductd by Fulton County Catholic Mission in partnership with Fulton County Services for Children and Advisory Board and the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. For information and to sign up for the program, call Sister Margie at 485-5917.

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.

Evening Discussion McConnellsburg Middle/High School Student Assistance Team and Students Against Destructive Decisions present the third annual “You Think You Know ... But You Have No Idea,” an evening of discussion on the parents/guardians/caring adults of McConnellsburg Middle/High School students. It will be held Tuesday, November 10, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the high school. Topics include Drug & Alcohol 101 and Internet Safety and Awareness. Please contact 717-485-3195 for more information or to register.

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 gregfccd@pa.net. 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 sign-up 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.

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.

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