2010-07-15 / Community Bulletin Board

MEETINGS

MHS Boys Booster Club Meeting McConnellsburg Boys Booster Club will meet Thursday, July 15, at 7:00 p.m., in Room 205 of the McConnellsburg High School. If you are a parent of a junior high boy or girl or ninth- thrugh 12th-grade boy playing soccer in the 2010 season, you are welcome to attend.

Town Meeting Fulton County commissioners will hold a town meeting August 5 at Wells Tannery Community Center at 7:00 p.m.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, July 27, at Knobsville United Methodist Church at noon. Fulton County Extension master gardners will present an Olla (clay irrigation pot) demonstration at 12:45 p.m. New members are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-4789.

Quilt Club Meeting Fulton County Quilt Club will meet Saturday, July 17, at 9:30 a.m., in the Fulton County Library community room. Work will be made on the entry for the Fulton County Fair and also on any projects that members need help with. Anyone interested in quilting is invted to attend. More information may be obtained by calling 485-9200.

P.A.R.S.E. Meeting Cancelled P.A.R.S.E. will not hold meetings in July and August.

Historical Society Meeting The summer meeting of the Fulton County Historical Society will be held Thursday evening, July 22, at 7:00 p.m., in the United Presbyterian Church, 116 South Second St, McConnellsburg. Come prepared to share stories of tramps, gypsies and other traveling vagabonds who came through Fulton County a generation ago. What made these various characters so unforgettable? Part of a PBS video “American Experience: Riding the Rails” will show interviews with several men who tried the freedom of the open country when they couldn’t find work during the Great Depression.

Farmers Meeting The Policy Development Committee for the Fulton County Farm Bureau will meet at Ebenezer United Methodist Church August 2, at 7:30 p.m. The church is located on Ebenezer Church Road, 5.5 miles south of Route 30 just off Sipes Mill Road. The meeting is open to the public to develop policy affecting local, state and national issues.

Conservation Board Meetings Fulton County Conservation District Board of Directors monthly meetings for 2010 will be held on the following dates and times: August 12, 7:30 p.m.; September 9, 7:30 p.m.; October 14, 7:30 p.m.; November 11, 10:30 a.m.; and December 9, 10:30 a.m. The budget and finance, personnel and programs and services committees meet one-half hour prior to the regular board meeting. All district meetings are held in the Conservation District board room located at 216 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, unless otherwise noted.

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