2011-02-10 / Community Bulletin Board


SF Kindergarten Registration Southern Fulton School District will hold kindergarten registration February 23 and 24 for those children of the district who have reached their fifth birthday before September 1, 2011. First-grade registration and testing will be by appointment for those children who will be six years of age before September 1, 2011, and are not presently enrolled in the district’s kindergarten program. Anyone having a child eligible for either class and not received a registration letter should contact the school at 294-3400.

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.

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.

Free Clothing There will be a free clothing room on Tuesday, February 22, at 9 a.m., in St. Stephen social hall. Coats, bedding and clothing will be available. If there is inclement wetaher it will be cancelled. Further information may be obtained by calling 485-5917.

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 proceeds go toward the upkeep of the camp. Auction will begin at 5:30 p.m Food stand will open at 5:00 p.m.

Benefit Sale Cove Valley Youth Camp will hold a benefit sale February 25 (snowdate February 26) at 5:30 p.m. at Chambersburg Mennonite Church, 1800 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. To be sold are tickets to the U.S. Open and tickets to Sight and Sounds production of “Joseph,” P. Buckley Moss print, hand-carved walking cane and many more items, new and used.

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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