2011-05-12 / Community Bulletin Board



Special Services

Burnt Cabins Bible Church will hold a special weekend planned for May 21 and 22. The speakers are Dr. George and Barbara Rundle of Chambersburg. On Saturday at 10:30 a.m., Barbara Rundle will be speaking at al ladies seminar on the topic: “Becoming A Woman of Unflappable Faith.’ There will be two sessions, with a light luncheon at noon. On Sunday, Dr. Georg Rundle will be speaking on the home with the messages “The Keys to Restoring Harmony In the Home” and “Rekindling Heavenly Communication In The Home.” There will be a potluck fellowship meal between the services. More information or transportation may be obtained by calling 259-3459. Memorial Service

The annual Timber Ridge Cemetery Association memorial service will be held June 5, at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Russell Hoffman. Special music will be provided by Winston Manning and Terry Miller. All are welcome.

Revival Revival services will be held at Rehoboth New Life in Needmore May 13, 14 and 15. Dr. Jeremy and Niki Mays will be ministering. More information may be obtained by calling 814-735-2544 or at rnlminisdtries.org. All are welcome. 100th Anniversary of Cito Church

A celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cito United Methodist Church will be held Sunday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Bishop Jane Allen Middleton. There will also be a variety of special music. The old church will be open with pictures and memorabilia on display. All are welcome to celebrate in this significant milestone in the life of the church. Tonoloway Memorial Service

Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Cemetery Association will hold its annual memorial service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at historic Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church. Lay speaker Jeff Ward of Hancock Presbyterian Church will deliver the afternoon message, with special music performed by Russ and Donna Miller of the Hancock United Methodist Church. The memorial service offering is used to assist the cemetery association with the continued upkeep of TonolowayĆ­s historic cemetery. Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church is located two miles north of Hancock, Md., on Thompson Road (PA Route 655) in Fulton County, Pa. Special Singing

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host the Shrout Music Ministry during the 10:30 a.m. worship service May 15. The Shrout family is from Penns Creek, Pa., and will offer vocal and piano music. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-3935.

Revival Revival services will be held May 20-22 at Black Oak Independent Bible Church, Stoneybreak Road, Warfordsburg. Kenny Johnson will be speaking with singing by Chelsie Burgan on Friday. Damascus Memorial Services

The Damascus Cemetery Association will celebrate its 75th Memorial Day services on May 29, 2011, at 2 p.m. Sen. John H. Eichelberger will be the speaker, and the Sanders sisters of Berkeley Springs will provide special music. A written history of the cemetery association will be given to attendees. Anyone unable to attend and would like a copy should let the association know. Lunch will be served in the social room at the church at noon. All are welcome. Memorial Services

Memorial services will be held at Jerusalem Christian Church on May 22, at 2 p.m. Rev. Bill Davis will be the guest speaker and Blessed Friends will provide special music.


Mic NIght

Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Road, Warfordsburg, on May 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Admission is $1. More information maybe obtained by calling 717- 294-6020. Free Youth Shoots

Free youth shoots will be held at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club, May 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. Golf Tournament

Fulton County Community Christian School will host the 10th annual Forrest R. Mellott Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Great Cove Golf Course, McConnellsburg. This tournament will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start beginning at 8 a.m. Top prize for the tournament is $1,000. For information, contact Great Cove Golf Course at 717-485-4157; Dan Gordon at 240-625-2079; or e-mail at dangordon@frontiernet.net. Spring Fling

McConnellsburg Methodist Church will hold a spring fling Saturday, May 14, in the church basement from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dinner will consist of ham potpie, coleslaw and homemade desserts. No charge, but donations will be accepted. BiValley Registration

BiValley girls softball registration will be held May 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the MHS gym. More information and forms can be found in the Facebook group, BiValley Girls Softball or at https://sites.google.com/site/bivalleygirlssoftball/. Any questions call Kathy Kendall at 717-485-0221 or Michelle Eichelberger at 717-372-5922. Trout Rodeo

Fulton County Sportsmen’s annual open house and children’s trout rodeo will be held May 15, from noon to 3 p.m., at the nursery grounds on Esther Run, for children 12 years of age and younger. Children’s fish rodeo from noon to 3 p.m.; raffle prizes will be drawn at 3 p.m.; door prizes and food stands. 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.


Quilt Club Meeting

Fulton County Quilt Club will meet Saturday, May 21, at 10 a.m., in the community room of Fulton County Library. Following a brief business meeting two classes will be held: machine applique and trapunto. Items needed for the machine applique class are scraps of fabric, an 8-inch square of white or off-white background fabric, “Steama Seam 1,” sewing machine, iron and thread to match the fabric scraps. For the trapunto class an 8-inch square of muslim or light fabric, marking pen or pencill, quilting thread, quilting needle, thimble and an embroidery hoop will be needed. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend. More information may be obtained by calling 485-9200. Horse & Pony Club Meeting

The 4-H Horse & Pony Club will hold its next meeting on May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community State Bank. More information may be obtained by calling Michelle DeShong at 717-816-3419 or 717-485-3613. Sportsmen’s Meeting

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet May 20 at 7:30 p.m., in the stone house at the trout nursery.


Chicken BBQ

A chicken barbecue will be held at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, north of Shade Gap along Rt. 522, on Sunday, May 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit the youth summer church camp. Meals are $7 or half a chicken for $5.50. Advanced tickets are preferred and may be obtained by calling 814-259-3147. Food Auction

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a food auction at the firehall Friday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m. More information at a later date. Vegetarian Meal

Needmore Seventh-day Adventist Church invites and welcomes visitors to enjoy a healthful and nutritious vegetarian meal on Saturday, May 14, at 12:30 p.m. The meal will be proceeded by a raise service at 9:30 a.m. and celebration of the word, with speaker John Rengifo, at 11 a.m. All are welcome. The church is located at the intersection of highways 655 and 522 in the village of Needmore. Chicken BBQ

A chicken barbecue will be held at Needmore Firehall Sunday, May 15, at 11 a.m. Menu will include half a chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, cake and roll. Ice Cream Festival

Fairview United Methodist Church will hold ice cream festivals this year on July16 and September 10. The church is located four miles north of Hustontown on North Hess Road. Homemade ice cream, soups, sandwiches, french fries and desserts will be sold. The festivals begins at 4 p.m. All are welcome. Ham Dinner

A ham dinner will be held at Clear Ridge community building on Saturday, May 28, at 11 a.m. Bean soup, sandwiches, pies and ice cream will be served. Chicken BBQ

Fairview United Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 4 p.m. The church is located four miles north of Hustontown on North Hess Road. Dinners will include half a chicken, baked beans, applesauce, dinner roll, cake, coffee, iced tea, punch or lemonade. Eatin or takeout. All are welcome. Pancake/Sausage Supper

Forbes Road Lions Club will hold a pancake and sausage supper at Hustontown Firehall on Saturday, May 14, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. or until supply of food is exhausted. Donations accepted.

Festival A festival will be held June 18, starting at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Big Cove Tannery. Menu includes homemade ice cream, soups, pies and cakes. We will be serving barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs. Entertainment provided by the Country Classics band from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The church is located five miles south of McConnellsburg on Route 522. Election Day Spaghetti Dinner

St. Stephen Catholic Church is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Tuesday, May 17. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner served from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years of age. There will be meatball subs also available. Takeouts will be available for both meal times. Election Day Dinner

Needmore Fire Co. Auxiliary will serve lunch and dinner on Election Day. Lunch will be served starting at 11:30 a.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Pancake Supper

Fulton County Community Christian School will be serving an all-you-can-eat pancake supper Saturday, May 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meal will include regular, chocolate chip, blueberry and buckwheat pancakes along with sausage, sausage gravy, paunhaus, home fries, dessert, juice and coffee. There is no charge, but donations are gratefully accepted. For additional information, contact the school at 717-573-4400. The school is located at 8159 Great Cove Road in Needmore. Free Meal

St. Paul Lutheran Church at 220 North Third Street, McConnellsburg, will serve a free meal the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Come and enjoy good food and fellowship.


Aluminum Cans Accepted

In support of May being Mental Health Month, aluminum cans are being accepted at Dibert’s Recycling along Route 522 north of McConnellsburg or at the Mental Health Association Office in McConnellsburg on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All proceeds raised from the can collection will go to a mental health organization in this area. Individuals unable to take their cans to either designated location can contact Janet Fittry at 717-552-0507 to make arrangements for their donation to be picked up. Free Clothing Clinic

A free clothing clinic will be held at Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, 13343 Williamsport Pike, Greencastle, on May 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until clothing is gone. Christian School Registration

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 four years old before September 30 are eligible for the prekindergarten class. Additional information is available by calling (717) 573-4400. 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. Veterans Affairs Office Closed Fulton County Veterans Affairs office will not be open Wednesday, May 25, due to a meeting in Pittsburgh. Master Gardeners Program

Masters Gardeners will present a program Saturday, May 14, at the state historic site of Fort Loudon. the program, “Growing Plants And Flowers for Food And Fragrance,” will be held in the colonial garden area beside the Patton House from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served. Bring lawn chairs. Program will be held in the summer kitchen in the event of rain. Admission and parking are free. Located 14 miles west of Chambersburg off Rt. 30 on N. Brooklyn Road. Sponsored by Fort Loudon Historical Society. Cemetery Assoc. Accepting Donations

Knobsville Cemetery Assoc. is accepting donations to help maintain the cemetery. Please send donations to Mrs. Mae Mann, 130 Sheepskin Hollow Road, Fort Littleton, PA 17233. All donations will be greatly appreciated. FR Staff Recognition Ceremony

Forbes Road School District will hold a staff recognition ceremony on Thursday, May 12, in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Four retired staff members or administrators will be added to the “Hall of Fame” outside of the auditorium and honored for their many contributions over their 25 years or longer of service to the school district. The honorees from 2010 are Craig Cutchall and James Heroux and those from 2011 include Byron Helsel and Carol Strait. All are welcome. SF Registration

Southern Fulton School District will hold pre-K registration on May 12 for those children of the district who have reached their fourth birthday before September 1, 2011. There may also be openings for children who will have reached their third birthday before September 1, 2011. There are openings in both morning and afternoon programs regardless of income guidelines. Anyone having a child eligible and interested in the program should contact the school at 294-3400. Irrigation Workshop

Fulton County Master Gardeners will hold a workshop and presentation to learn more about an irrigation system using clay pots on May 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Butterfly Gardens, Cito Road, McConnellsburg. More information and registration may be obtained by calling Donna at 485-4111. Book, Plant, Bake Sale

A book, plant and bake sale to benefit the Fulton County Library will be held Friday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg. 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. 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.


Basket Bingo

There will be a basket bingo at McConnellsburg Firehall Sunday, May 15. Doors open at 12:30 p.m .and games begin at 2 p.m. Cost of tickets is $20 for 24 games. This fundraiser is to benefit Katelynn Mellott’s trip to Europe this summer with The People To People Ambassador Program. There will be refreshments available for sale as well as King Tuts, raffles and door prizes. More information or tickets may be obtained by contacting Petie or Bonnie Miller at 717-485-3089. Basket Bingo

A basket bingo will be held at Needmore Firehall Sunday, May 22. Doors open at noon, light lunch at 1 p.m. and games start at 2 p.m. Call in advance for seating and get a pack of specials free. More information and seats may be obtained by calling Carol at 717-573-4528 or Amy at 717-573-4599. Twenty regular games, four specials for a $25 donation for package. Sponsored by Needmore Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary


Free HIV Testing

Free, confidential HIV testing and counseling are available at the Fulton County State Health Center, Penn’s Village Shopping Center, McConnellsburg. Information or an appointment may be obtained by calling 485-5137. Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Free blood pressure screenings will be given at the following locations: McConnellsburg Senior Center the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Hann’s Apartments the second Monday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Warfordsburg Senior Center the third Wednesday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and Hustontown Senior Center the third Thursday of every month from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

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