2010-02-25 / Community Bulletin Board


Book Sale A benefit book sale will be held May 7-9, 2010, at the 26th annual Friends of Legal Services book sale at Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8; and noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 9. For information call 717-262-2326.

FR Kindergarten Registration Forbes Road Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration on March 2. Registration will only be for children who have not attended the Red Bird (K-4) program. Contact Peggy Bolinger at 814-685-3865 to set up a registration time.

Computer Troubleshooting PA CareerLink will hold a computer troubleshooting workshop Wednesday, March 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School. This workshop will help you understand and solve basic computer problems. There is no charge to attend this training. Register by March 2 by contacting Employment and Training Services of Fulton County at marietamellott@ yahoo.com or 717-485-5131. Please include phone number when registering.

CF K4/K5 Registration Central Fulton School District will hold registration for the 2010-2011 school year on Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday, March 18, 19, 22 and 23. Children who will be age 4 on or before August 25, 2010, are eligible for the 4K program and children who will be age 5 on or before August 25, 2010, are eligible for kindergarten. Please note that students who are currently enrolled in the 4K program do not need to re-register for 5K. Please contact Stacy Morton at 485-4438, ext. 7072, to schedule an appointment.

PIAA Softball Clinic for coaches, current umpires and anyone in- terested in becoming a softball umpire will be held Sunday, March 7, 10 a.m., at Bedford Middle School. Call 814-259-3350 to register.

SF Pre-Kindergarten Registration Southern Fulton School District will be having pre-kindergarten registration on March 4 and 5. Anyone having children who will be 3 or 4 years old before September 1, 2010, should call the elementary school at 717-294-3400 to schedule an appointment.

Free Tax Help and E-Filing Free tax help and E-filing for taxpayers with low or middle income, any age, will be held at Fulton Theatre, behind F&M Bank, McConnellsburg, every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers will prepare federal, state, local and rent and property tax rebates. Please bring all of the following: last year’s income tax returns, current year’s tax forms such as W-2s, 1099-Int., 1099-Div., 1099- B, 1099-R, social security, etc. Must have last year’s taxes to be able to E-file. No business or farms. Have 8 preparers who are certified by the IRS. Any questions call 717-987-3915. No parking on F&M Bank’s parking lot.

District Tree Sale Fulton County Conservation District is currently taking orders for its annual tree sale. A large variety of fruit, nut, ornamental and forestation trees are available. Also available are strawberries, blueberries, grapes and asparagus. Deadline for all orders is March 5, 2010. An order form can be obtained by calling 717-485-3547, ext. 116, or by e-mail at fccd@pa.net. Profits from the tree seedling sale are used to support environmental education efforts within Fulton County.

Angel Food Ministries March sign-up for Angel Food Ministries will be held at Fulton County Catholic Mission Tuesday, March 9, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, March 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. You do not have to order the signature box to order the specails. If you eat, you qualify. More information and a menu may be obtained by calling 717-485-5917.

Pesticide Update Training Pesticide update training at Mc- Connellsburg High School will be held March 3 in the vo-ag room from 7 to 9 p.m. The same credits will be offered 2 CORE , 2 category and 2 research. Once again, if school is canceled or has early dismissal, training will be rescheduled. More information may be obtained by calling Greg Strait 717.485.4111.

Teen Art Contest Teen art contest entries must be submitted Saturday, March 6, 2010, noon to 2 p.m. at the Fulton County Library, Mc- Connellsburg. Rules and entry forms are available at the library and at the library’s Web site. All entries will be displayed at the Fulton County Library, McConnellsburg, March 8 through 20, 2010. Snacks and drinks will be gratefully accepted at the open house on March 20, 2010, 1:00 to 2:30 pm.

Farmland Preservation Program Fulton County Conservation District will be accepting applications for the Farmland Preservation Program from February 1 to March 31. Landowners interested in the program must complete an application available at the Conservation District Office. All applicants are required to pay a $100, nonrefundable application fee at the time the application is submitted. All properties must meet the minimum eligibility requirements of the program to be considered for conservation easement purchase. For more information, contact Seleen Shives at 717-485-3547, ext. 121.

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