2010-09-16 / Community Bulletin Board



Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church Anniversary Service 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 by the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Choir; and congregational hymns. Tonoloway Church memorabilia will be displayed and refreshments are planned following the service. All are invited. Established in 1752, Tonoloway is Fulton County’s oldest church and the 10th oldest Baptist church in the U.S. The church is located in southern Fulton County on state Route 655 two miles north of Hancock, Md.

Healing Services My Father’s House Ministry will hold special healing services with Rex Burgher September 26, at 6:30 p.m. All are 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.

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


Food Auction Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction Thursday, October 14, at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5:00 p.m. There will be a new vendor with merchandise to be auctioned off.

Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire co. will sponsor an open stage on Saturdays, September 25 and October 16, at 6:00 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend and share talents or just come and enjoy the talent of others. Admission is free.

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.

Free Movie Free Friday movie at the Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg, September 17, at 6:10 p.m. Please use the community room entrance. Call 717-485-5327 to find out what’s playing.

Horseshoe Tournament Eagles Aerie 4274 will hold a horseshoe tournament Saturday, September 25, at 10:00 a.m., at Anderson Grove picnic grounds, Rt. 475 north, 1/4 mile north of Maddensville. Prizes for first, second and third place. Chicken barbecue and food and beverages available. $20 entry fee per team with 100% payout. Sign up at Eagles or call 717-485-0155.

MHS Homecoming! McConnellsburg High School is having its second annual homecoming on Friday, October 8. It will start off with a junior high soccer game starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by a varsity boys soccer game at 7:15 p.m. The soccer teams will be playing Fannett-Metal, and MHS would like to invite everyone and anyone who graduated from MHS to come and cheer on the Spartans! Shortly after the soccer games, there will be a dance held on the soccer field and everyone is invited. It will be a wonderful time to socialize with old friends and maybe even dance! So please, come and join us on Friday, October 8, to cheer on our team and have a good time.

Cove Mills Harvest Reunion Cove Mills Harvet reunion will be held September 25 and 26. Demos of threshing grain, baling straw, crushing stone, sawing lumber, making rope and more. Steam engines, antique, restored and unrestored tractors featuring MM, hit-and-miss engines, old-time machinery, and antique horse drawn hearse. Tractor parade, pony cart ride, kids pedal pull and kiddy train ride. Southern Fulton FFA will be serving breakfast on Saturday. Apple butter boil, cider making, food vendors, flea market, arts and crafts. Bluegrass, gospel and country music on Saturday afternoon and evening. Join on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for an old-time church service under the tent with Kenny Johnson. The show starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. Bring a chair and enjoy this exciting and growing show. Sponsored by Cove Mills Old Time Farm Machinery Assoc. The show grounds are located at Warfordsburg, at Wilkins Farm and Home Supply, Route 484 west. For info call 717 294 6184 or e-mail my8mmauser@yahoo.com

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.

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

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.


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: 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, Mc- Connellsburg, unless otherwise noted.


DeShong Reunion The Harry N. and Arishia DeShong reunion will be held at Fairview Church Community Building September 26. Lunch will be at 1:00 p.m.

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.

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.


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.

Soup, Jelly, Pickles, Chili, Bake Sale A soup, jelly, pickles, chili and bake sale will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 16, 17 and 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg. Homemade jelly, jam and pickles, processed beef vegetable soup and chili by the bowl or by the quart. Baked goods including pies, cakes, cookies, breads, etc. Lunch will be available. Benefit Whips Cove Mission Projects. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3915 or 717-294-3108.

Pig Roast/Gospel Concert Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene will hold their annual pig roast at Pleasant Ridge Campground Saturday, September 18, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Covered dishes, desserts and drinks are welcome to complement the pork, sauerkraut and bean soup provided by the church. Following the meal, there will be a concert featuring The Wingert Family of Greencastle. A freewill offering will be taken to offset expenses for the Wingerts. Additional information may be obtained by calling Pastor Dan Porterfield at 717- 573-4586 or 485-3973.

Democratic Dinner The Democratic dinner will be held October 2, at 6:30 p.m., at McConnellsburg Firehall. Tickets will be available at the door or from committee members.

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.

Chicken BBQ Centerview Cemetery Association will hold a chicken barbecue at Center Community Building September 25. Serving from noon to 1:30 p.m. Menu will be half a chicken, baked beans, applesauce, roll, dessert and drink. Eatin or takeouts available. All proceeds go to the maintenance of the Center Cemetery. The community building is located off Rt. 655 between Forbes Road School and Waterfall on the Dublin Mills road, first left. Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Centerview Cemetery Assoc., may do so to Centerview Cemetery Association, Curtis Raker, Treasurer, 839 Blacks Mt. Rd., Waterfall, PA 16689.

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.

Veterans Affairs Closed The Veterans Affairs Office will not be open September 22. It will be open as usual September 29.

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.

Autism Awareness Fair An Autism Awareness Fair will be held September 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at NHS Human Services Autism School, 2593 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. Hourly speakers beginning at 10:00 a.m. Games, food, entertainment beginning at noon. More information may be obtained by calling 263-4313, ext. 1783.

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 discounts. 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.

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.

Horse Owners’ Course “Things are Changing” is the title of an exciting horse owners’ two-day short course being offered by Penn State Cooperative Extension offices in Mifflin and Juniata counties and the Penn State Extension Equine Natural Working Group. It will be held on Saturdays, October 9 and 23, 2010, at the Penn State Learning Center- Lewistown from 9:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m. each day. Deadline for registration is Friday, October 1, 2010. There is a $40 registration fee per person, which includes lunch each day, a soil test kit and an information resource notebook. To receive additional information or to register call the Mifflin County Extension Office at 717-248-9618, Juniata County Extension Office at 717- 436-7744 or visit the Mifflin Extension Website at www.mifflin.extension.psu.edu or the Juniata Extension at www.juniata.extension.psu.edu You can also find information on Facebook by searching for Mifflin County Cooperative Extension or Juniata County Cooperative Extension.

FFFF Fashion Show Time to get your outfit at Second Time Around in Waterfall for the spectacular annual Fashion Show held each year at the Fulton Fall Folk Festival in Waterfall. This year it will be held at Knepper’s Feed Mill porch Saturday, October 16, at 2:00 p.m. Hours at Second Time are Tuesday and Thursday, noon until 3:00 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 2:00 p.m.

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.

Soap-Making Class The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is hosting a soap making class on Tuesday, September 20, at 6:00 p.m., at the church located in the Penns Village Shopping Center by the drug store. Anyone interested in attending please contact 717-977-8082.

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.


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.


Bloodmobile The American Red Cross bloodmobile will be at Fulton County Medical Center, Wednesday, September 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call Valerie Centi at 717- 485-6145, ext. 2, to schedule an appointment.

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