2011-06-30 / Community Bulletin Board


Motorcycle Ride

A benefit motorcycle ride will be held July 24. Sign-in starts at 10 a.m. Leave the American Legion in McConnellsburg at noon. Entry fee is $20 per bike. All proceeds benefit Liberty Crouse. More information may be obtained by calling John Rasp at 485-3731 or 658-6547. Mic Night

Mic night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Road, Warfordsburg, July 9, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Food and drink will be available. Donation is $1. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-6020. Re-Creation To Appear

McConnellsburg Methodist Church invites all to attend Re-Creation’s variety show July 9 at 7 p.m. at the McConnellsburg High School auditorium. Bluegrass/Gospel Festival

A bluegrass/Gospel music festival will be held at Bedford Chapel Church on Rt. 643, 4570 Flickerville Road, Warfordsburg, July 16, from 4:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Food stand and cake walks. Entertainment provided by Richard and Mary Fox with Higher Ground, Guildford Station and By Faith Ministries Gospel Singers. Bring lawn chairs. Little League Tournaments

Fulton County Little League Tournaments will be held the following weeks: July 11-16 (7- and 8-year-old tournament); July 18-23 (11- and 12-year-old tournament); July 25- 30 (9- and 10-year-old tournament). The games will begin at 6 p.m. every evening, with one game being played under the lights on the “Ray Koontz Memorial Field” at Lions Community Park. Come out and watch these young players from around the tri-state area compete. This is a fun time for the whole family. MHS Soccer Camp

McConnellsburg Soccer Booster Club will sponsor a soccer camp for the McConnellsburg varsity and junior high boys soccer teams for those who will be participating in the 2011 school soccer program. The camp will be held August 8-11, with August 12 as the raindate. Registration will be held July 5 and 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lions Club pavilion. More information may be obtained by calling Candie Diffenderfer at 717-552-0875. Free Movie

Free Friday Movie, July 1, at 6:10 p.m., in the community room of the Fulton County Library. Call the library at 485-5327 to find out what’s playing. Soccer Registration

Warfordsburg Area Youth Soccer will hold fall registration on Tuesday, July 12, at Warfordsburg Community Park from 6 to 8 p.m. No late registrations can be accepted. If you have any questions, please call 294-3001. Youth Field Day

Youth Field Day will be held on Saturday, September 17, beginning at 8 a.m., at Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club, McConnellsburg. The event is held to increase awareness in youths of the outdoors, hunting and wildlife conservation. Participants must be between 10 and 16. Applications can be obtained at Keller’s Country Store, Dott Village Store and Buchanan Trail Sportsters located in the rear of M&M Electronics. Applications can also be obtained by e-mailing youthfieldday@hotmail.com. Preregistration is not required but preferred. Summer Reading Programs

Fulton County Library summer reading programs are as follows: Hustontown Library – Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.; McConnellsburg – Wednesday at 10 a.m. and Needmore branch of Tower Bank – Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Learning about the Congo with special guest, Judith Camp. Sponsored by Country Care Midwifery, Rosalind Klinepeter Baltimore Trip

Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to Baltimore August 9. The bus departs from the McConnellsburg Courthouse at 7 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast at IHOP in Frederick around 8:30 a.m. Arrive at Inner Harbor in Baltimore at 10:30 a.m. and depart at 4:30 p.m. A stop will be made for dinner around 6:15 p.m. at Ryan’s Steak House in Hagerstown and arrive back in McConnellsburg around 8:30 p.m. Cost for transportaiton is $25 per person for adults, $20 for children under 12. Please send reservation money by July 15 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522. Senior Center Activities

McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for July are: nickel bingo, 9:30 a.m. - July 1, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27; breakfast at Road Kill Cafe, Cumberland shopping and lunch, 7 a.m. - July 7; blood pressure screening, 11 a.m. - July 7; Sun Safety program, 11 a.m. - July 11; FCMC program on backs, 11 a.m. - July 12; senior nutrition class, 10 a.m. - July 19; Hagerstown Amish farm market and lunch, 8 a.m. - July 21; Waynesboro shopping and lunch at Mountain Gate, 10 a.m. - July 26; Belleville, Reedsville, Allensville, Pate’s Store, 7 a.m. July 27; dime bingo, 9:30 a.m. - July 29. 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. Come and learn some new steps. A $2 donation is appreciated. Ben K-5K

The sixth annual Ben K-5K will be held Saturday, July 30, beginning at 8 a.m. at Center United Methodist Church, Waterfall. Registration is free until July 8. Registrations received after that date will include a $5 fee. Applications are available at Newman’s Market, Fulton County News, Edgewood Pro Hardware and Keller's Country Store. Water Aearobics

Water aerobics will be offered at Great Cove Golf Course pool on Thursdays from now until September 1. There will be a morning session starting at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m and an evening session 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, please contact Sarah Paylor at 485-3637. Also there are still a lot of openings for swimming lessons. Please sign up at 485-0221 with Mrs. Kendall. FR Soccer Registration

Forbes Road AYSO soccer registration will be held July 8, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Forbes Road Lions Club pavilion; and July 17, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at The Twist & Shake in Hustontown. More information may be obtained by calling 814-515-0977; 717-372-3213; 717- 798-5841; 717-360-0777 or 814-251-4011. Car Show

McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will sponsor a car, truck and motorcycle show on July 9. Show will be held at the old school parking lot in McConnellsburg. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Entry fee is $10 per vehicle. Preregistration is $8 by July 1. Raindate is July 10. Breakfast, dinner, drawings, vendors and auctions will be featured. More information may be obtained by calling Nichole Earley at 717-360-4590 or Brad Buterbaugh at 717-360- 3738. All profits go for the upkeep of the old school. Great Cove Baseball School

Great Cove Baseball School will be held at Lions Community Park sports complex in Mc- Connellsburg starting July 11 and ending July 14. The school begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. Baseball instruction for players 8 years old through 12 years old. Instructors are coach Bob Thomas, Chambersburg High School; coach Loy Garber (retired), McConnellsburg High School; and coach Rod Bennett, Frederick Community College. Individual and group instruction. Emphasis on fundamentals and game competition. Lunch provided. For registration forms and more information, contact Loy Garber at 717-485-4902.

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