2011-04-28 / Community Bulletin Board


Benefit Concert Pennsylvania Special Olympics of Bedford County is collaborating with Matthew Vollbrecht and Rising Star in a benefit concert on May 1, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Bedford High School auditorium. Vollbrecht will be emceeing as well as performing in this show along with this year’s winner Ricky Howsare and finalists Nicky Wilt and Olivia Mills of Forbes Road High School. For more information, call 348-1028.

Free Youth Shoots Free youth shoots will be held at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club, May 6, 13, 20 and 27, at 5:30 p.m. Registrations taken no later than 6:30 p.m. Open to all youths 16 years old and under. .22 rifles will be furnished and all shells furnished. Medals awarded nightly. Trophies awarded at the end of the month for high overall shooters. Kitchen open. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) beginning at 7:00 p.m. at VFW Post 655, Poplar Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome.

Card Party McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will hold another card party on Saturday, April 30, starting at 6 p.m. at the McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Community Building (former old MHS). Any questions, please call Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221.

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for the month of May are as follows: nickel bingo, 10 a.m. - May 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27; lunch at T&T - May 5; blood pressure screening, 11 a.m. - May 5; Belleville and Reedsville, 7 a.m. - May 11; nutrition/craft class, 1 p.m. - May 19; diabetes program, 11 a.m. - May 24; Cumberland shopping, 8 a.m. - May 25; closed Memorial Day.

Car Show The FCAVTS will have its annual car show on April 30, 2011, at the McConnellsburg High School parking lot. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with awards given out at 1:30 p.m. New cars will be on display.

Bus Trip The sons of the American Legion will host a bus trip Saturday, May 21, to Cabela’s and Hollywood Casino in Grantville, Pa. Price is $38 per person, which includes $5 food voucher and $25 in slot coins. Bus will leave the McConnellsburg Legion parking lot at 9:30 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling Monte Rasp at 717-485-3797.

Golf Tournament Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism spring fever golf tournament will be held April 29. Raindate is April 30. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. with scramble format at Great Cove Golf & Recreation Club, 366 Riggs Drive, McConnellsburg. Additional information may be obtained by calling 717-485-4064 or at info@fultoncountypa.com. Entry deadline is April 22. Registration form and tournament information can be found at www.futoncountypa.com.

Library Teen Night Come join fellow teens at the library! Teen Advisory Board meeting at 5 p.m., Friday, April 29, 2011. The board plans fun teen activities and selects new music, videos and books for the library. At 6 p.m., the Wii, movies, books, games, music and food begin. Both will be in the community room of the Fulton County Library, McConnellsburg. Enter through basement door. All teen advisory board meetings and teen nights will be the last Friday of each month through August. All teens welcome.

Spring Concert/Variety Show Fulton County Community Christian School will hold its annual spring concert/ variety show Friday, April 29, at 7 p.m. Prekindergarten and kindergarten students will make use of hand puppets as they sing and will join first- and second-graders in singing. Also on the program will be selections for the recorder, numbers by the junior high band, a skit by faculty members, musical selections by elementary and high school students and more. The school is located at 8159 Great Cove Road, Needmore.

Teen Night Teen night will be held Friday, April 29, from 6 pm. to 8 p.m., at the Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg. Easter egg scavenger hunt, crafts, games and food. All free.

Car Wash/Bake Sale A car wash and bake sale will be held May 7, from 8 a.m. to 2p.m., at Thomas Chevrolette. Donations will be accepted only for the car wash. Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 43.

Softball Registration BiValley girls softball will take registrations for girls grades 1-8 on Friday, May 6, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Mc- Connellsburg High School gym. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Kendall at 485-0221 or Michelle Eichelberger at 372-5922.

Track & Field Meet McConnellsburg Open Hershey track and field meet for all students ages 8-14 will be held Saturday, May 7, at 2 p.m., at McConnellsburg High School. Registrations are from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Kendall at 485-0221.

Lifeguard Recertification American Red Cross lifeguard recertification will be held on Saturdays, May 14 and 21, at James Buchanan pool, at 9 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Kendall at 485-0221.

New York Trip Modern Woodmen Youth Group is sponsoring a day trip to New York City Saturday, May 14. The bus will depart McConnellsburg at 6 a.m., and will leave New York City at 7 p.m., with a pit stop, and should return to Mc- Connellsburg around midnight. Cost per person will be $50. No smoking or alcohol is permitted on the bus. More information or reservations may be obtained by calling Cheryl Cutshall at 717-485-0527 after 4 p.m.

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