2010-07-29 / Community Bulletin Board


3D Shoot A 3D shoot will be held August 8, 2010, registration from 8:00 a.m. till noon at Appleway Archers of the St. Thomas Sportsmen. Shoots every Thursday evening in August. Registration from 4:30 till 6:30.

County Round Up The 4H Horse and Pony Club will hold its County Round Up on July 31 at 9:00 a.m. at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Club photos (individual & group) will be taken 8:00-8:30 by Kristen Earley.

Restoring Honor Rally Trip Celebrate America by honoring our heroes, heritage & our future at the Restoring Honor Rally on Aug 28. Join us at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC for this nonpolitical, nonpartisan rally recognizing our 1st Amendment rights & honoring servicemen & women who fight to protect our freedom. Featuring Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, Navy Seals. Proceeds donated to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. Bus seats-$25 per person; payment in advance. First-come, first-served. Call 573-4579 or 485- 3496 or e-mail bright57us@yahoo.com.

Knobsville Singles will be meeting on Monday, August 9, at 11:00 a.m. at the James Buchanan Birthplace for a picnic. Bring a covered dish. Meat, paper plates, etc., will be provided.

Wells Tannery Homecoming The Wells Tannery Homecoming will be on July 31, 2010. The parade starts at 11:00 a.m. Chicken barbecue and other food will be served starting at noon. Music with Dick McConnell, Country Cousins and New Connections starts at noon and will last until 9:00 p.m. when the raffle tickets are drawn. There will be a cruise-in for cars, motorcycles and tractors, horse rides, kids activities, foulshooting and other basketball challenges, craft and flea market tables, and a horseshoe tournament. For information on the cruise-in, e-mail kwkeebaugh@hotmail.com. For parade and general information, e-mail kkearley@frontiernet.

Benefit Concert Chris Woodward and Shin Diggin benefit concert for Mason Dixon Chapter Hunters Helping Kids at the Longhorn Salon and Dance Hall Shippensburg August 21, 2010. Doors open at 6.00 p.m. All procedes goes to Hunters Helping Kids. Tickets are $5 a person. Games, raffles and drawing will be available and kids can sign up for hunts. For tickets call 717-485-5529 or 717-404-4833. No Alcohol allowed.

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for the month of August are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m.- August 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23 and 25; Belleville, Reedsville, Allensville, 7:00 a.m. - August 4; blood pressure screening, 11:00 a.m. - August 5; Granny’s Kitchen for lunch, noon - August 5; Chambersburg shopping, 9:00 a.m. - August 12; nutrition/craft class, 1:00 p.m. - August 19; Milky Way for lunch, noon - August 25.

Summer Reading Program Library Summer Reading Program pool party at Great Cove Golf Course, Cito Road, Mc- Connellsburg, on Saturday, August 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a picnic at 4:00 p.m. (Raindate is August 14). Please call 485-5327 or stop in at the library to register or for more information. An adult must accompany their children. Lifeguards will be on duty. This program is sponsored by Kathy Kendall, Hillary and Todd Alexander, Tower Bank, JLG Industries, MacDonald’s Pharmacy, and McLaughlin’s Drug Store.

Ben K-5K The fifth annual Ben K-5K run/walk will be held Saturday, July 31, at 8 a.m. at Center United Methodist Church. Applications are available at Fulton County News, Keller’s Country Store, Edgewood Pro Hardware and Newman’s Market. Deadline to preregister is July 1. T-shirts available for sale race day. Information can be obtained by calling Barry Knepper at 814-685-3087 or Jarrod Sharpe at 814-317- 5377.

Trap Shoots Trap shoot practice will be held every Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at the Pistol and Rifle Club. The third Sunday of each month will be a 100-target shoot starting at noon.

Shade Gap Picnic The 127th annual Shade Gap Picnic will be held at Harpers Memorial Park, August 1-7. The annual parade will be held Monday, August 2, at 7:00 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 814-259-3252 or www.shadegapfire.com.

Bus Trip A bus trip is planned for August 10 by the North End Garden Club to Shalom Rodef Biblical Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh. See and learn about plants used in the ancient Near East and Israel. All are welcome. Cost is a $25 deposit by June 20. More information may be obtained by calling Sheila at 573-2905. For more information about the gardens, visit www.biblicalgardenpittsburgh.org.

Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) beginning at 7:00 p.m. at VFW Post 655, Poplar Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome. Come and learn some new steps. A $2 donation is appreciated.

Bus Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to Baltimore on August 10. The bus departs from the McConnellsburg Courthouse at 7:00 a.m. A stop will be made at Frederick, Md., at Bob Evans (on your own) at approximately 8:30 a.m. and arrive at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore around 10:30 a.m. The bus will depart the National Aquarium at 4:20 p.m. A stop will be made in Greencastle around 6:15 p.m. for dinner (on your own) at Ryan’s Steak House and arrive back in McConnellsburg around 8:30 p.m. Cost is $24 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

Fulton House Museum Display The Fulton County Historical Society has a display of old kitchen utensils and local needlework at the Fulton House on temporary loan. Summer hours are every Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with additional hours by request. The exhibit is free and includes the society’s permanent museum collection plus books, shirts and other items available for purchase.

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