2009-12-31 / Community Bulletin Board


Basketball Tournament A 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held Saturday, January 2, at the McConnellsburg Alumni Gym beginning at noon. Registration is from 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit Lori Everts of Warfordsburg, who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. There will also be a food and bake sale, raffles and more. Prizes for top team in all three classes – men’s, women’s and 16 and younger. More information or for registration forms, contact Marianne Hoffman at 717-485-9354 or Kathy Kendall at 717-485-0221.

Hoop Shoot Chambersburg Elks Lodge 600 will hold its annual hoop shoot January 9 at McConnellsburg Elementary School. The hoop shoot comprises of 25 foul shots from each contestant. All 8-9 year-olds will shoot 11 feet from the foul line using a girl’s basketball. Everyone else will shoot at the regular foul line 15 feet from the basket and use a regulation ball. This is open to all girls and boys from 8-13. Birth date as of April 1. Registration times for 8-9-year-olds are from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Competition will start at 9:00 a.m. following the opening ceremonies. Ten-11-year-olds will register from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with the 12-13-year-olds registering from 11:00 a.m. to noon. More information may be obtained by calling Mrs. Kathy J. Kendall at 717-485- 0221.

Cooking Party Pampered Chef cooking party to benefit the Fulton County Library will be held in the library’s community room on Friday, January 29, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please stop in or call the library at 485-5327 to register.

Senior Center Activities Activities at McConnellsburg Senior Center for January are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - January 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 20, 22, 25 and 27; Chambersburg shopping, 9:00 a.m. - January 5; blood pressure screening, 11:00 a.m. - January 7; closed January 18; nutrition/craft class, 1:00 p.m. - January 21; dime bingo, 10:00 a.m. - January 29. Must sign up for the next day meal by 12:45 p.m. each day. Call 485-5613 on the day before to register.

Hog Shoot Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a hog shoot January 1 at 1:00 p.m. There will be 11 regular rounds to qualify for the hog shoot. Various meat prizes will be given away. No guns with less than a 640 choke and no sleeved guns will be permitted. Shells will be furnished. Guns may be checked that day if in question.

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.

FR Basketball Season Passes Prices for Forbes Road basketball season passes are as follows: one adult pass for all boys games - $25.00; one adult pass for all girls games - $25.00; one adult pass for all girls and boys games - $40.00; family pass for boys games - $50.00; family pass for girls games - $50.00; family pass for both boys and girls games - $75.00. The price for tickets for basketball games will be adults $4 and students $2.

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