2011-04-07 / Community Bulletin Board

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Cemetery Work Day Work day for Jerusalem Christian Church Cemetery will be April 9. Raindate will be April 16.

Attention Veterans Free bus trip Monday, May 16, to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorials. Sponsored by the American Legion Post 561 and FOVA Post 655. The bus will leave the Legion at 8 a.m. Please RSVP as soon as possible by stopping at the Legion or FOVA or call 717-485-4766 or 717- 485-4352.

Dog Therapy Orientation Quincy Village Retirement Community will host an orientation on therapy dogs. All teams are registered by and insured through Therapy Dogs Inc., a national organization in Cheyenne, Wyo. Therapy dog teams do many things in our communities with people of all ages. Daytime and evening programs available. No special education is required. Join on Saturday, April 23, at 10 a.m. in Quincy’s Minnich Manor Building, Hess Room, located off Route 997, three miles north of Waynesboro. Meet therapy dogs and speak to handlers who know.

Christian School Accepting Students Fulton County Community Christian School, Needmore, is now accepting students for enrollment for the 2011-2012 school year. Students between the ages of 4 and 18 are being accepted. Children who will be 4 years old before September 30 are eligible for the prekindergarten class. The school is open for visitors any days school is in session, 8:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Additional information is available by calling 717-573-4400.

FR Red Bird Registration Forbes Road Red Bird registration will be held Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14. Red Birds will have to be 4 by the first day of school on August 22. Kindergarten registration is scheduled for Friday, April 15. Kindergarten students will have to be 5 by September 1. Please call Peggy at the Forbes Road Elementary School to schedule an appointment at 814-685-3865.

Environmental Open House An Environmental open house and Festival of the Arts will be held Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Southern Fulton Elementary. There will be demonstrations on spinning, music, basket weaving, wood turning, calligraphy, quilting, jewelry making, fly tying, food, art displays and hiking.

Educator Retirement Workshop An educator retirement workshop will be held at St. Thomas Elementary, Saturday, April 9, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Anyone working for a school district and planning on retiring within the next five years should attend this very helpful workshop. More information may be obtained by calling Ronald Mitchell at 717-485- 3628 or Harry Kline at 717-485-3793.

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. 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. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-3915. No parking on F&M Trust parking lot.

VFW Election The annual election of officers for VFW Post 655 will be held at the regular meeting April 7, at 7 p.m. A special election will also take place for vacancies in offices of the Fulton Overseas Veterans Assoc. the same evening.

AARP Driver Safety Program The classroom refresher course for the AARP Driver Safety program will be offered at McConnellsburg Senior Center, 100 Woodside Drive, Mc- Connellsburg, April 11 and 12. There will be two days of classes starting at 9:30 a.m. to noon each day. Advanced registration is required. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Make check payable to AARP. Sign up in person, by phone at 485-5613 or by mail. Graduates of the class age 55 and over will be eligible for 3-year auto insurance discounts. If there is more than one person over 55 on the insurance policy, all must complete the class to be eligible for the discount. If planning on staying for dinner at the center following the class call the day before so that a meal can be ordered.

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