2010-01-07 / Local & State

County Food Check-out Day Feb. 16

The Fulton County Farm Bureau will be celebrating Food Check-out Day on February 16, 2010, as a means of recognizing that growing and raising wholesome food is a farmer’s top goal. Pennsylvania’s farmers are committed to producing safe, abundant and healthy food, and the Farm Bureau is helping consumers find solutions to eating healthy on a stretched budget. Food Check-out Day will be observed through a charitable donation of food and money to the Ronald McDonald House located in Hershey, Pa.

A contribution of food or funds to the event can be made by contacting Sue Fleming at 717-987-3718 or donations, monetary and other, may be dropped off at any of the following places: Keller’s Country Store, Hustontown; McConnellsburg Motor and Implement, McConnellsburg; and Wilkins Farm and Home Supply, Warfordsburg.

Nonperishable food items, paper products, toiletries, individual use personal items, gift cards are all acceptable items. Donations must be made by February 12, 2010.

All donation items will be presented to the Ronald Mc- Donald House during the Food Check-out Day program on February 16.

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