2010-05-06 / Community Bulletin Board


Football/Cheerleading Registration Youth football and cheerleading registration for Fulton County Cowboys for ages 5-12 will be held Sunday, May 16, June 27 and July 18, at the American Legion in McConnellsburg from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling Hollie at 717-658-3563 or Damon at 301-573-1139.

Kids Fishing Rodeo Letterkenny Rod and Gun Club, as part of Armed Forces Day, will be holding its annual kids fishing rodeo Saturday, May 15, from 8:00 a.m. to noon, at the recreation area. For kids up to 15 years old,f ree and open to all, no license required.

Kids Fun Day Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church’s monthly Kids’ Fun Day will be held Saturday, May 22. It will be a “day on the farm.” The group will travel to a local dairy farm so children under the age of 4 are required to be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Faith Center at 10:00 a.m. and return to the church by 12:30 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3482.

Cash Bingo A cash bingo will be held May 16 at Southern Fulton High School. Doors open at noon to benefit the Shooting Stars majorettes. Games begin at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $20 per ticket for 20 games. Snacks, tip jars and 50-50 tickets available. For tickets, call Linda Bolden at 717-294-3346.

Strawberry Festival Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism invites all to the 20th annual Strawberry Festival June 11 and 12. Activities are scheduled to get under way at 10:00 a.m. on both days, lasting until 9:00 p.m. on Friday and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Lots of strawberry treats will be featured at the chamber’s booth, along with various delicious food items on sale at the vendor booths at the old Fulton County Medical Center parking lot. Vendors spaces are still available. Check the chamber Web site for an application or stop by the chamber office. Also any individuals or groups who would like to request a time slot on either Friday or Saturday to provide entertainment, contact the chamber office at 485-4064.

Free Youth Shoots Free youth shoots for .22 rifle and shotgun will be held at Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. every Friday night in May. Open to youths 16 and younger. Rifles and shells will be furnished. Winners nightly and kitchen open. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Spring Festival The annual spring festival sponsored by Trinity United Church of Christ will be held Saturday, May 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., rain or shine. There will be flea market, yard sale and craft vendors. The food stand will open with breakfast served at 8:00 a.m. The menu throughout the day will include country ham sandwiches, soups, french fries, hot dogs, steamers and drinks. Chicken barbecue will be available at 11:30 a.m. Mother’s Day flowers will be sold. Cost is $5 for one item and $10 for three items. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the day.

Dance A dance will be held Friday, May 21, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Hancock Community Center, West High Street, Hancock. Donations are free and benefit the Hancock Arts Council. More information may be obtained by calling 301-678-5084.

Spring Talent Auction A spring talent auction at Mc- Connellsburg Methodist Church on the square Saturday, May 15. Chicken potpie, coleslaw, desserts and drinks at 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Then the auction will follow at 7:00 p.m. If weather permits, event will be on the church lawn and if not it will be held inside the church. Donations will be accepted.

Bi-Valley Registration Bi-Valley girls softball will hold registration for the season on Friday, May 7, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 8, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. All dates will be held in the McConnellsburg High School gym. All girls who have completed first grade to seniors can register. Help is needed. Anyone wishing to help or cannot make the registration times should call 485-0221 or 485-4530, ext. 1002, or 717-377-3643.

Swimming Lessons Grea Cove Golf Course will provide American Red Cross swimming lessons. All levels will be offered. More information may be obtained by calling 485-0221 or 485-4530, ext. 1002.

Trap Shooting Trap shooting will be held at Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club, with practice every Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. Also the third Sunday of each month starting at noon with 10 target warmup and 100 target shoot follows. These shoots are open to the public. All are welcome.

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