2011-06-30 / Community Bulletin Board


Poster Contest

Fulton County chapter of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is conducting a poster and essay contest using the theme “Safe Ears=Happy Ears.” Age groups for poster submissions include: 8 years and under; 9 to 12 years old; and 13- to 15-years-old. The essay contest is open to children between 16 and 18 years old. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each category. The winners at the county level will be forwarded to the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau for entry into the state competition.Requirements for each contest must be met. More information contact Marlin Lynch to obtain the necessary requirements and information at 717-294-3414 or via e-mail at marlinihs@frontiernet.net. Carwash, Yard Sale

The McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will hold a car show on Saturday, July 9, starting at 8 a.m. During this time vendors are needed. Set up outside or inside. If interested, please contact Kathy Kendall at 485-0221 Historical Society Cookbook Recipes Needed

As a fundraising project for jail restoration, the Fulton County Historical Society is preparing a local cookbook. Anyone is invited to submit your most popular family recipes. There is no charge to enter recipes and you may later purchase cookbooks for $10 as gifts – a nice way to share favorite foods with friends and the larger Fulton County community. In order to have the finished cookbook ready for the annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival in October, all recipes need to be submitted by July 15. Submit recipes in handwriting and mail them to the Fulton County Historical Society, Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 or send recipes on e- mail to director@fultonhistory.org, in which case they won’t need to be retyped with a chance of error. Cub Scout Carwash

McConnellsburg Cub Scout Pack 43 will hold a carwash Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Car Quest Auto Parts (formerly Thomas Chevrolet). Carwash donations will benefit local scout activities. More information may be obtained by calling 485-9208. Fair Queen Applications

Applications for the 2011 Fulton County Fair Queen are available by calling 485-5137 and asking for Vickie or Susie. Applicants must be 16 years old, but not over 20 years old, as of June 1, 2011. FOVA Election

FOVA will be voting on a board of director at the next scheduled meeting July 6. All active VFW members should plan to attend.

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