2010-04-01 / Community Bulletin Board


Camp Cadet Fulton County Camp Cadet is accepting applications for the 2010 Camp Cadet to be held at the Sinoquipe Scout Reservation in Fort Littleton, from June 6-11, 2010. Applicants must be residents of Fulton County and be age 12 through 15 before June 1, 2010. Interested applicants may obtain applications through their school presentations or by contacting the Pennsylvania State Police at 485-3131 or Fulton County Services for Children at 485-3553. Applications will be accepted through April 5, 2010, and interviews will be held at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks on April 10, 2010.

Job Fair Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is hosting a job fair at the Fulton Theatre, McConnellsburg, April 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485- 4064.

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.

AARP Driver Safety Program The classroom refresher course for the AARP Driver Safety Program will be offered at McConnellsburg Senior Center, 100 Woodside Drive, McConnellsburg, on May 6 and 7. There will be two days of classes, 9:30 a.m. to noon each day. Advanced registration is required. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Make check payable to AARP. Sign up in person, by phone at 485-5613 or by mail. Graduates of the class age 55 and over will be eligible for three-year auto insurance discounts. If there is more than one person over 55 on your insurance policy, all must complete the class to be eligible for the discount. If planning on staying for dinner at the center following the class, please call the day before.

Car Wash A car wash will be held April 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Great Cove Autos. Sponsored by Mt. Zion Lodge 774 to benefit charitable fundraising efforts.

Licking Creek Cleanup Volunteer trash cleanup will be held at the Licking Creek illegal dumpsite in Thompson Township, Fulton County Saturday, April 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meet at 8:45 a.m. at the dumpsite, located on Licking Creek Road. From McConnellsburg follow US-522 south, Great Cove Road for seven miles, turn left onto PA 928/Big Cove Tannery Road and follow for seven miles, turn left onto Johnson Road, cross over Licking Creek, turn right onto Licking Creek Road and end at the dumpsite. Look for PACW signs. Contact 1-877-772-3673, ext. 113 toll free or mdunn@pacleanways.org or 717-485-3547, ext. 120 or gregfccd@pa.net with any questions or to register. Deadline to register is April 7. Lunch and drinks will be provided.

SF Spring Sale Southern Fulton School District is holding its annual spring sale from April 1-23. Items for sale include the following: T-shirts, hoodies, shorts, socks, polo shirts, key chains and patches. Payment is due when the order is received and checks should be made out to SFD. Additional information may be obtained by calling Angela Adams at 717-294-3251, x206, or 814-735-4029.

Musical Auditions Summer musical auditions will be Saturday April 3, 2010 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at McConnellsburg UMC, April 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McConnellsburg UMC, and April 20 from 6 p.m. to -7:30 p.m. at Cito UMC. We are doing “Children of Eden.” All ages are welcome. Please come with a song of choice to perform. A dance ensemble is needed in addition to choral company. Anyone interested in being a part of the dance ensemble, please come with a dance. Musical will be July 15-17, 2010. For more information, contact Karen Godissart 485-4318 or Hope Moore at 485-4050.

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.

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