2011-01-13 / Community Bulletin Board


Angel Food Ministry Sign-up for Angel Food for January: Wednesday, January 12, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday, January 13, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Fulton County Mission; and Saturday, January 15, Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. More information or a menu may be obtained by calling 485-5917.

Computer Classes Free computer classes will be held at the Fulton County Library on Thurs. Jan 20: Computer Basics from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by Internet Basics from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please stop in or call the library at 717-485- 5327 to sign up.

Book Group Started Fulton County Center for Families is starting a new book group. Beginning January 13, the group will meet at the Head Start building Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. to discuss the book “Life Strategies – Doing What Works, Doing What Matters” by Dr. Phil. Childcare will be available. More information or to sign contact Shay at 717- 485-5038, ext. 222.

AARP Tax Help Free tax help and e-filing is available for taxpayers with low or middle income. Any age, not just elderly, at Fulton Theatre behind F&M Trust, McConnellsburg, every Wednesday starting February 2 to April 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers wil prepare federal, state, local and rent and property tax rebate. Please bring all the following: last year’s income tax returns, current years tax forms such as W- 2s, 1099-Int., 1099-Div. 1099-B, 1099-R, Social Security, etc. Must have last year’s taxes to be able to e-file. No business or farms. There are 10 preparers who are certified by the IRS. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987- 3915. No parking on F&M Trust parking lot.

Support Group A six-week recovery support group is being organized for any adult who is dealing with the issues of separation and/or divorce. All are welcome who have gone through divorce or separation recently, or to those who have been divorced or separated for a while and need some additional support. Classes will be held Monday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Wholeness Center, 19 South Main Street, Chambersburg. Classes will start January 17 and run through February 21. More information may be obtained by calling 264-4113, ext. 0.

Master Gardener Class Fulton County Cooperative Extension is currently recruiting for the 2011 Master Gardener class. Candidates can get involved locally with the pollinator/ demonstration garden at the Lions Park, landscaping one garden at the Fulton County Medical Center, giving workshops, speaking to groups, and in many other activities that are being developed. Classes will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoons at the extension office located in the old IGA building, beginning March 1 and continuing for 13 weeks. The fee is $100 and includes a manual and training. Those interested may call 485-4111 for futher information.

Electronic Collection Event Recycle unwanted computer and electronics equipment Saturday, January 15 and 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 610 E. North St., McConnellsburg (warehouse in back beside American Legion). Continued collection will be January 17-21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fulton County Conservation District Office, 216 North Second Street. Not accepted will be small kitchen appliances, batteries, lamps, vacuum cleaners, irons, fluorescent tubes and bulbs. Drop off personal computers, laptops, mainframe computers, hard drives, circuit board, printers, modems, answering machines, CD players, DVD players, VCRs, cell phones, copiers, electronic games, fax machines, pagers, PDAs, radios, testing eqiupment, microwave ovens, telephones and telephone equipment, tape players and other consumer electronics. Televisons will be accepted, but with a handling fee. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-3547, ext. 120.

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