2011-02-03 / Community Bulletin Board


Ronald McDonald Donations A reminder that Ronald Mc- Donald House donations need to be made by February 12. Locations are Wilkins Farm and Home, Warfordsburg; Mc- Connellsburg Motor and Implement; and Keller’s Store in Hustontown. Nonperishable food items, paper products, toiletries, individual use personal items and gift cards (big box store cards, Sheetz cards, major food store cards) and cash contributions are welcomed as well. Contact Sue Fleming at 717-987-3718 with questions or donations.

Benefit Book Sale More than 60,000 new and used books of all types, plus CDs, maps, sheet music, magazines, videotapes and artwork, will be offered for sale at bargain prices at the 27th annual Friends of Legal Services book sale at Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg May 6-8. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 6; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 7; and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. More information may be obtained by calling 717-262-2326.

Farmland Preservation Program Fulton County Conservation District will be accepting applications for the Farmland Preservation program from February 1 to March 31. Landowners interested in the program must complete an application available at the Conservation District office. All applicants are required to pay a $100, nonrefundable application fee at the time the application is submitted. All properties must meet the minimum eligibility requirements of the program to be considered for conservation easement purchase. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-3545, Ext. 121.

Financial Aid Workshop A free financial aid workshop will be held at Fulton County Library community room on Tuesday, February 8, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Join Penn State Mont Alto representative Darlene Gilliland for a financial aid workshop for an overview and discussion of the general financial aid, application and scholarship search process.

Teen Art Contest Teen Art Contest entries must be sub- mitted on Saturday, February 5, 2011, from noon to 2 p.m., at Fulton County Library, McConnellsburg. Rules and entry forms are available at the library and at the library’s Web site. All entries will be displayed at Fulton County Library, Mc- Connellsburg, February 7-19, 2011. Snacks and drinks will be gratefully accepted at the open house on February 19, 2011, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Benefit Auction Cove Valley Christian Youth Camp willl be having a benefit auction on Friday, Febuary 25 to be held at the Chambersburg Mennonite Church located at 1800 Philadelphia Ave. just north of Wilson College on Route 11.. All proceed go toward the upkeep of the camp. Auction will begin at 5:30 p.m Food stand will open at 5:00 p.m.

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.

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