2010-09-09 / Community Bulletin Board



Tonoloway 175th Anniversary The Friends of Tonoloway will observe the 175th anniversary of Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church’s brick church building at their annual fall service set for October 3 at 2 p.m. The order of service will include an inspirational message by Rev. Roger Truax, pastor at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren and treasurer of the Friends organization; special music; and congregational hymns. Refreshments will be served in Tonoloway’s churchyard at the conclusion of the service. All are invited. Tonoloway is located in southern Fulton County on state Route 655 two miles north of Hancock, Md.

Concert Ron Cornell and family will be in concert at Sideling Hill Church, Needmore, Sunday, September 12, at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Ladies Retreat A ladies retreat, “One Day With The King,” will be held at Fort Littleton Bible Church, September 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call to register at 987-4404.

Women Of Faith Conference Women of Faith “Over the Top” and “Imagine” pre-conference will be held in Philadelphia, Friday and Saturday, September 10 and 11. The Mc- Connellsburg Charge has 10 tickets available. The group will be car-pooling and staying at the Sheraton Philadelphia Center Hotel. Cost for the weekend is $139, which includes lunch on both days, but don’t let that stop you we can find a way to help you, if cost is an issue. For more information, please contact Karen Godissart at 717-485-4318 or Hope Moore at 717-485-4050. Enjoy the God that loves you more than you ever dreamed possible!

Special Services Blessed Friends will be appearing at Clear Ridge Community Building Sunday, September 19, at 6:00 p.m. Bring lawn chairs.

Fall Church Schedule McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church announces its return to a fall schedule beginning September 12, with Sunday School for all ages starting at 9:30 a.m., fellowship time at 10:30 a.m. and worship starting at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend. The church is located at the corner of South Second and Maple streets. Additional information may be obtained by calling 485-4400 or at www.mupc.org.


Fall Fling Talent Auction An auction will be held Saturday, September 18, at Cito United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Food will be served from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The auction will follow at 6:30 p.m. A variety of baked goods, handmade items and talents will be auctioned. All are welcome to come for an evening of good food, fun and fellowship.

Quilt Club Retreat Fulton County Quilt Club will hold its annual retreat Saturday, September 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the basement of St. Stephen Catholic Church. Please bring sewing machines, cutting mats, rotary cutters, scissors, etc., and a covered dish to share. Two classes will be offered: Pineapple Welcome Banner taught by Joyce Bancroft and Disappearing 9 Patch Table Topper taught by Mary Myers. Please call 485-9200 for additional information.

Church Yard Sale A church yard sale will be held at Humble Beginning Independent Church Saturday, September 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The church is located across from the Hancock Antique Mall.

X Card Shoot X card shoots every Friday night starting September 17 until November 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fulton County Rifle & Pistol Club. Lots of fun and great prizes.

Mic Night Mic night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Road, Warfordsburg, September 11, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All are welcome. Food and drink will be available. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-6020.

Bus Trip There will be a bus trip to Atlantic City October 9, with proceeds benefitting Shade Gap Fire Co. More information may be obtained by calling 814-259-3734.

Wellness Walk/Run Club The Fulton County Medical Center Wellness Walk/Run Club meets every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at Lions Club Park, McConnellsburg, for one-, threeand five-mile mapped run/walks. No membership fee. Call Allison Fraker for more details at 717-485-2870, ext. 6390.

Museum Autumn Tea The annual Fulton County Historical Society Autumn Tea will be held at the Fulton House on Saturday, September 18, at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $ 9 for adults and $ 4.50 for children. John Mentzer will show slides and talk about the history of the Tonoloway Church. Tickets available at Summer Thyme Floral at Lincolnway West or by calling 717-485 4772 or 814-735-3039

Sight & Sound Trip McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a bus trip to the Sight & Sound Theatre to see “Joseph” on Saturday, September 11. The bus will leave the Presbyterian Church at 11:30 a.m. and be returning between 9:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Cost is $100 for adults, $75 for teens (13-18 years), $50 for children (3-12 years). The cost includes transportation, a meal at Hershey Farms and ticket for the show. More information may be obtained by calling Jack Rhodes at 717-987-3464.

Tribute To Elvis Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a tribute to Elvis in concert by Jeff Krick at Forbes Road High School Auditorium on September 18. Food stand opens at 5:00 p.m. and meet Jeff from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Showtime is 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at door. For tickets, call 717-987-3783, 717-987-3210 or 814-259-9918 or send self-addressed envelope with check or money order to HAVFCO, Jeff Krick Tickets, PO Box 537, Hustontown, PA 17229. Check Jeff out at jeffkrick.com.


Singles To Meet Knobsville singles will meet Monday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at K’s Place.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, September 28, at noon, at Cowans Gap Park for the annual picnic. Please bring a food dish for a potluck lunch and items for Chinese bingo. New members are welcome.

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery on Friday, September 17.

Conservation Board Meetings Fulton County Conservation District Board of Directors monthly meetings for 2010 will be held on the following dates and times: 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.


Kuhn-Clevenger-Kendle Reunion The Kuhn-Clevenger- Kendle reunion will be held Sunday, September 19, at the Upton Community Center at noon. Bring a covered dish and drinks for your family and items for the auction.

Waters Reunion The Waters reunion will be held September 11 at 10:00 a.m. at Burnt Cabins Grist Mill. Please bring a covered dish and drink.

SF 1980 Classmates Info Needed Looking for SFHS Class of 1980 members for a 30th reunion to be held October 2. If you have not received information in the mail, we cannot find you. Contact ASAP at sfhsclassof1980@yahoo.com or on the class facebook page – SFHS (spelled out) Class of 1980, or call Jackie Younker @ 301-991-6768.

Harr Reunion The descendants of John Harr (1776-1852) will hold their 25th reunion Sunday, September 19, at the VFW picnic grounds in Big Cove Tannery. Each family is asked to bring their own table settng and picnic lunch to be shared at 12:30 p.m.

Hustontown/FR Alumni Banquet Hustontown/Forbes Road Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, October 2, at Hustontown Firehall. The doors will open at 4:00 p.m. to come early and visit with friends before the meal is served at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $9 per person. Send checks payable to Hustontown/ Forbes Road Alumni Assoc. to Sarah Shaw, P.O. Box 446, Hustontown, PA 17229. Reservations need to be made by September 19. Please put the date of graduation on your check. More information may be obtained by calling Sarah at 717-987-3327.


Chicken BBQ/Bake Sale A chicken barbecue and bake will be held Saturday, September 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Rock Hill Mennonite Church. The church is located three miles south of McConnellsburg on Route 522. Turn right onto Back Run Road and left onto Rock Hill Road. Additional information may be obtained by calling 485-9498.

Ham Dinner A ham dinner will be held at Clear Ridge Community Building Thursday, September 16, at 4:00 p.m. Served will be sandwiches, pie and ice cream.

Chicken BBQ A chicken barbecue will be held Saturday, September 18, at Burnt Cabins Grist Mill at 4:00 p.m. Cost is $10 per person and under 10 is free. A cancer benefit auction will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available on site or call 717-987-3244. No alcoholic beverages. Homemade ice cream will also be sold.

Ice Cream Festival Fairview United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream festival 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 festival will begin at 4:00 p.m. All are welcome.

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.


Forbes Road Open House Forbes Road School District is holding an open house for students and parents on Thursday, September 23, between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Students enrolled in K-4 through 12th grade are encouraged to attend.

Story Hours Weekly preschool story hours begin Tuesday, September 14, at 10:30 a.m., at Hustontown Branch Library; Wednesday, September 15, at 10:00 a.m., at the Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg; and Thursday, September 16 at 10:30 a.m., at the Needmore Branch of Tower Bank.

SuperReader At Library SuperReader will visit the Fulton County Library, 227 North First Street in McConnellsburg on Saturday, September 18, 2010, at 11 a.m. to present an entertaining program that encourages children to read.

55-Alive Driving Class The classroom refresher course for 55-Alive/Mature driving will be offered at Warfordsburg Senior Center September 28 and 29. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to noon and two days of classes are required. Preregister, either in person or by mailing the check payable to AARP for $14 (per person nonmember) or $12 (per person AARP member) to the Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Graduates of the class, age 55 and over, will be eligible for the three-year auto insurance dis- counts. If you plan on staying for lunch, following the class, please be sure to let Cindy know at 294-6020 one day in advance or when registering. There are no tests involved.

FFFF Vendors Anyone interested in setting up a vendor tale at the Waterfall Fall Festival on Saturday, October 16, please contact either 814-685-3236 or 814-685-3911. There is no charge for setting up. No yard sale tables and no duplications of food vendors.

Fall Mum/Bake Sale Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church will hold a fall mum and bake sale Saturday, September 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Faith Center.

Mum Sale Saint Stephen Family Life Committee is sponsoring a mum and fall flower sale on Friday, September 17, in front of Snyder Insurance office. Also available will be pumpkins and fall flags.


Bingo Bingo will be held at Buck Valley Park September 11. Kitchen opens at 5:00 p.m. and bingo at 6:00 p.m., along with 50/50 games.

Basket Bingo sponsored by the Needmore Vol. Fire Co. Auxiliary, will be held Sunday, September 19. Doors open at noon, light lunch at 1, games start at 2. For info or reserved seating, call Carol at 717-573-4528 or Amy 717-573-4599.

Cash Bonanza Bingo will be held at the Needmore Firehall on Sunday, September 12. Doors open at 12, games begin at 2 p.m. Call 717-294-6182 to reserve early and reserve extra pack of specials.

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