2010-03-04 / 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.

55-ALIVE Class The AARP Driver Safety Program (55-Alive/Mature Driving) will be offered at Warfordsburg Senior Center on March 25 and 26. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Two days of classes are required. Preregister, either in person or by mailing the check payable to AARP for $12 per person AARP members or $14 non-members, to Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Rd. Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Completion of the class for those over age 55, will be eligible for the 3- year auto insurance discount. In the event there are two or more over 55 on the policy, all must complete the class. Please be sure to reserve your lunch when registering if interested. Need not be a member of AARP or the senior center to attend the class. There are also no tests involved. For more information, call 717-294-6020.

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 interested 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.

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.

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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