2010-01-28 / Community Bulletin Board


Sweetheart Ball The 26th annual Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball and auction will be held Saturday, February 13, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Dancing will follow with music provided by DJ “Blazin Dragon Entertainment.” Tickets are $35 per couple and singles $20 and may be purchased from any sorority member or by calling 717-485-5930 or 717-294-3160. This event will benefit Home Nursing Agency’s hospice services.

Valentine’s Day Party A Valentine’s Day party and dance will be held February 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Center United Methodist community building. All ages are welcome to come for fellowship, fun and enjoyment. Bring a favorite snack. Center community building is located off Rt. 655 between Forbes Road High School and Waterfall on the Dublin Mills Road, first left turn.

BiValley Registration CL baseball and travel softball teams are currently taking registrations for girls, ages 9-14 to fill the BiValley travel 12U and 14U softball teams that participate in the Chambersburg Suburban League. Registration for boys interested in playing Pony baseball and applications for coaches for the Pony team are being accepted. Any questions, please call 717-372-5922 or 717-485-5116 for a registration form or more information. More information may be found in the Facebook group BiValley Girls Softball.

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.

Exercise The alumni community center gym (old McConnellsburg High School gym) will be open to the public fee for walking or any other type of exercising Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 1:30 p.m. until spring.

Wii Games And Concert On Saturday, February 27, at 4:00 p.m., a Wii bit of winter fun ill be held at Cito United Methodist Church at 3746 Cito Road, McConnellsburg. There will be Wii game competitions, free food and lots of fun. A concert with Chris Hicks will follow at 7:00 p.m. All are invited to come and join in the fun. More information may be obtained by calling 485-9020 or at denise@citoumc.org.

Bus Trip A bus trip is planned to the Two Cylinder Expo XX June 15-19. Sponsored by Cove Mills Old Farm Machinery Association. For reservations, call Gary at 717-860-1880 or Alton at 717-372-8115. Filling up fast. Call now.

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for the month are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - February 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 17, 19, 22, 24 and 26; Mountain Gate Restaurant, 10:00 a.m. - February 4; blood pressure screening, 11:00 a.m. - February 4; February 15, closed; Golden Corral Restaurant, 10:00 a.m. - February 18; nutrition/ craft class, 1:00 p.m. - February 18; Chambersburg shopping, 9:00 a.m. - February 25.

FR Baseball/Softball Registration Forbes Road youth baseball and softball registration will be held on January 28 at Hustontown Firehall from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and again on January 30 at the old Forbes Road High School gymnasium during the elementary basketball games. Registration is open to youths residing in the Forbes Road School District between the ages of 5 and 18. Teams will be fielded for T-Ball (5-7), minor league baseball (8-9), major league baseball (10-12), modified girls softball (9-12), fast pitch girls softball (13+), Pony baseball (13-14), and teener baseball (15-17). Registration fee is $25 for all teams except Pony and Teener. Pony and Teener registration fee is $35. Please provide a photocopy of the player’s birth certificate at registration. Additional information may be obtained at www.leaguelineup.com/fryb, or by calling Pete Hall 717-377-9138, Mike Schepis 717-485-3758, or Darius Deshong 717-987-3813.

HAFCO Shooting Matches Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor shooting matches on Saturday, January 30, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Twelve-, 16- and 20-gauge shells will be furnished. First- and second-place prizes will be awarded.

Shooting Stars Registration Shooting Stars will hold registration at Needmore Bible Church fellowship hall on the following Mondays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: February 1, 8, 15 and 22. Practice will start for all the registered members on Monday, March 1, at Needmore Bible Church from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3346, 717-573-2401, 717-573-4352 or 717-573- 2187.

Little League Registration Fulton County Little League will hold open registration for the 2010 season at the Chamber of Commerce office in the Antietam Iron Works building on Lincoln Way West in Mc- Connellsburg February 5, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; February 6, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls can register for T-Ball (5-6 years), Farm League (7-8 years) and Little League (9-12 years). Registration fee is $25 per child. First-year players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. More information may be obtained by calling Greg Strait at 717-485- 5723. Age as of April 30.

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.

Farm Women Meeting Fulton County Society of Farm Women will meet February 4, at the home of Marie Richards, at 7:00 p.m. Speaker will be a state policeman on Camp Cadet.

Republican Women To Meet The Fulton County Council of Republican Women will hold its next meeting on Thursday, February 11, at 4:45 p.m. in the upstairs conference room of the Fulton County Library. All are welcome to attend, and new members are encouraged.

Conservation Board Meetings Fulton County Conservation District Board of Directors monthly meetings for 2010 will be held on the following dates and times: February 11, 10:30 a.m.; March 11, 10:30 a.m.; April 8, 7:30 p.m.; May 13, 7:30 p.m.; June 10, 7:30 p.m.; July 8, 5:00 p.m. (Laurel Ridge pavilion); August 12, 7:30 p.m.; September 9, 7:30 p.m.; October 14, 7:30 p.m.; November 11, 10:30 a.m.; and December 9, 10:30 a.m. The budget and finance, personnel and programs and services committees meet one-half hour prior to the regular board meeting. All district meetings are held in the Conservation District board room located at 216 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, unless otherwise noted.

Lincoln Day Dinner Fulton County Council of Republican Women will hold its annual Lincoln Day Dinner at the McConnellsburg Firehall on Saturday, February 20. Meal will begin at 6 p.m., and the guest speaker will be announced at a later date. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 5 to 10. Children ages 4 and younger eat for free. Call Council President Bonnie Mellott Keefer at 717-372-0061 or 717-485-3496 by February 11 to obtain tickets.

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