2010-04-22 / Community Bulletin Board


Free Clothing There will be free clothing, sheets and bedspreads available on Tuesday, April 27, at 9:00 a.m., at St. Stephen Catholic Church. More information may be obtained by calling Sister Margie at 485-5917.

Mother’s Day Flower Sale St. Stephen Family Life Committee is sponsoring a Mother’s Day flower sale in front of Snyder’s Insurance on Friday, May 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, May 8, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Hanging baskets and flowers in pots will be available.

Vendors Wanted Vendors needed for summer festival at the Fort Loudon Community Grounds June 26 at 8:00 a.m. Space rental is $5. More information may be obtained by calling Toby at 369-3573 or e-mail to teb1@embarqmail.com. Sponsored by Fort Loudon Community Center.

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.

Carwash/Bake Sale A carwash and bake sale will be held Saturday, April 24, at the courthouse square and the United Methodist Church from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the United Methodist teen youth group’s “Haitian Shelter Project.”

Cemetery Cleanup Asbury Cemetery Association will hold its annual cleanup day on Monday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m. Raindate is Tuesday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m.

Bird ID Walk DCNR, Bureau of Forestry, will host a bird identification walk Sunday, May 2, at 8:00 a.m. at the Kerper tract (also known as Redbud Valley) of the Buchanan State forest, near Big Cove Tannery. Meet at the parking area along State Route 928 near the new footbridge over Big Cove Creek at 8:00 a.m. The event is free and participants should dress appropriately. Participants may want to bring binoculars and a field guide.

Carwash A carwash 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.

Litter & Trash Cleanup A litter and trash cleanup day, sponsored by Friends of the Little Aughwick Creek, will be held April 24 at 9:00 a.m. Meet at two locations to pick up around the Burnt Cabins and Fort Littleton area. Meeting at the parking lot across from Park Texaco in Fort Littleton at 9:00 a.m. Lunch and drinks provided by Park Gas Station. Meeting at the Burnt Cabins Grist Mill at 8:30 a.m. Hot dogs, snacks and drinks provided by Burnt Cabins Grist Mill. More information may be obtained by contacting Derrick Winegardner at 987-0111 or wheels@cvn.net or Dawn Harnish at 987-3244 or dharnish@ historicmillandcamping.com. All volunteers should wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves and long pants.

Free Computer Classes Free computer classes at the Fulton County Library on Wednesday, April 28. Call the library at 485-5327 for more information or to register.

Open House Fulton County Community Christian School will be holding an open house Friday, May 7, 2010, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. FCCCS has classes for pre-K through 12th grade. Parents and members of the community are invited to come and check out what’s new and exciting at FCCCS. The school is located at 8159 Great Cove Road, Needmore. For more information, call 717-573-4400 or e-mail admin@fcccs.org.

Free Movie Free movie at Fulton County Library Friday, April 23, at 6:10 p.m. Please use the community room doors. Call the library at 485-5327 to find out what’s playing.

Public Focus Group Session Tri-State Community Health Center is holding a Community Public Focus Group session on Wednesday, May 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the community room of Community State Bank at 415 Fulton Drive, McConnellsburg. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain critically important business and service information that will greatly help establish Tri-State Community Health Center’s strategic plans for the next two years. The forum is open to, and focused on, input from the gen- eral public, including all residents in surrounding communities to McConnellsburg, as well as Tri-State patients.

Rain Barrel/Garden Workshop Harvest Rain Water. Due to popular demand, a second rain barrel/rain garden workshop will be offered. Join in April 24 from 9 a.m. to noon for a hands-on rain barrel workshop at the 4-H building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Learn how to make your own rain barrel and harvest water for your garden. The first 12 people to register and pay the $10 materials fee will be able to take a barrel home. Everyone is welcome to attend and learn for free (but no barrel will be provided). Please call the Fulton County Conservation District 717-485-3547, ext. 116 to register.

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