2011-05-19 / Community Bulletin Board


Grazing Field Day Attention farmers: All are cordially invited to attend an informative field day to learn more about the benefits of rotational grazing, direct marketing, business planning and other ag-related topics to maximize the bottom line. The field day will be held on Friday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Lance and Carri Younker’s dairy farm, 829 Barnetts Run Road, Warfordsburg. Sponsored by the Fulton County Conservation District, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Fulton County Penn State Cooperative Extension. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by June 10 by calling the Fulton County Conservation District at 717-485-3547, extension 116 or register on the district’s Web site at fultoncountyconservationdistrict.org.

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.

Photo Calendar Contest Submit your best Fulton County scenic photograph to the Fulton County Historical Society for possible inclusion in a 2012 calendar. Colorful photos for all seasons are needed. If selected, the photo will include the photographer’s name. Digital photos under 1 MB can be emailed to director@fultonhistory.org or printed photographs can be mailed to the Historical Society at Box 115, Mc- Connellsburg, PA 17233. Contact either address for additional questions.

Veterans Affairs Office Closed Fulton County Veterans Affairs office will not be open Wednesday, May 25, due to a meeting in Pittsburgh.

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.

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