2010-07-01 / Community Bulletin Board


Ag Appreciation Picnic Several Fulton County organizations will be sponsoring an ag appreciation picnic on Sunday, July 11, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the American Legion picnic grounds just north of McConnellsburg. This picnic will take the place of the annual Farm Bureau picnic and Farm City or Tri-Ag banquet. Local organizations supporting this event include the Fulton County Farm Bureau, Fulton County Conservation District, Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Penn State Cooperative Extension and Fulton County Milk Promoters. The event will include a free pig roast, volleyball and kids activities, including a pedal tractor pull. Pork, rolls, place settings and beverages will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share with the group. No alcoholic beverages, please. An RSVP would be greatly appreciated by Monday, July 5. Everyone in the community is invited to attend. To RSVP or for additional information, contact the Fulton County Conservation District at 717-485-3547, ext. 116.

Chicken/Ribs Dinner Fulton County Democratic Committee will hold a chicken and ribs dinner Friday, July 16, at 11:00 a.m., at McConnellsburg Firehall. There will be chicken or ribs and roll for $6 or chicken, roll, two sides, drink and cake for $7.

Festival A festival will be held Saturday evening, July 10, at the Warren Township Community Grounds located near Mercersburg along Route 456. Mt. Zion Lutheran Church of Little Cove is sponsoring the event to start at 4:00 p.m., featuring homemade soups, sandwiches, ice cream and baked items. Music will be provided by the Stoney Creek Blue Grass Band from West Virginia.

Ice Cream Festivals Fairview United Methodist Church will hold ice cream festivals this year on July 17 and September 11. The church is located four miles north of Hustontown on North Hess Road. Homemade ice cream, soups, sandwiches, french fries and desserts will be for sale. The festivals will begin at 4:00 p.m. All are welcome.

Center Festival Center United Methodist Church will hold its second festival July 10, at 4:00 p.m. The church is located one-half mile off Rt. 655 on Dublin Mills Road. Turkey or ham dinners will be served with all the fixings. Sandwiches, soup, cake, pie and homemade ice cream will also be available. Next festival is August 28.

Free Meal A free meal will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, North Third Street, McConnellsburg, the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join in for fellowship and good food.

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