2011-07-07 / Community Bulletin Board


Spaghetti Supper and Silent Auction

An all-you-can eat spaghetti supper and silent auction will be held at the Knobsville United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 23, beginning at 4 p.m. This is a benefit meal to help with the cost of a cornea transplant for Jason Kuhn. Menu will be spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, cake and beverage. Adults $7 and children $3.50; children under 3 free. Various businesses and individuals are donating items for the silent auction. The church is located on Waterfall Road. For directions or more information, please call 717-987-3215.

Ag Appreciation Picnic

Several Fulton County organizations will be sponsoring an ag appreciation picnic Sunday, August 7, beginning at 1 p.m. at the American Legion picnic grounds just north of McConnellsburg. The event will include a free pig roast and kid’s activities. Pork, rolls, place settings and beverages will be provided. Bring a covered dish to share with the group. No alcoholic beverages please. An RSVP would be greatly appreciated by Monday, August 1. Everyone is invited to attend. To RSVP or for additional information, please contact the Fulton County Conservation District at 717-485-3547, Extension 116.

Chicken BBQ

Needmore Fire Co. is holding a chicken barbecue Sunday, July 17, at 11 a.m. The menu will be half a chicken, baked beans, applesauce, cake and roll.

Pig Roast

Please join Immanuel Bible Church of Three Springs area at the pre-season outdoorsmen pig roast on Saturday, August 20, 2011, at 11 a.m. Join representatives from the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania Boat and Fish Commission, a professional forester and land manager, a veterinarian and a taxidermist. The featured speaker is Joey Hancock, national author, humorist, and hunting guide. All sportsmen and their family members are invited to attend. The event includes drawings throughout the day for outdoor gear, as well as a grand-prize drawing for a firearm. Following the sportsmen’s event, all are invited to stay and/or join in for a bluegrass concert that begins at 3:30 p.m., featuring The Wissmann Family. There is no charge to attend either event or to take part in the sportsmen drawings, though winners must be present to win. To ensure that the correct quantity of food is ordered, please RSVP by August 7 via email at info@ibcthreesprings.org or by calling Immanuel Bible Church at 814-448-9893.

Singles Picnic

Knobsville Singles will hold a picnic Monday, July 11, at 11 a.m., at James Buchanan Birthplace. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Paper plates, cups, etc., will be provided.


A festival will be held Saturday, July 9, at 4 p.m.,

Township community grounds located near Mercersburg along Route 456. Mount Zion Lutheran Church of Little Cove is sponsoring the event, which will feature country ham sandwiches, homemade soups, pies, cakes and ice cream. Music will be provided by the Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band from West Virginia.


Fairview United Methodist Church will hold ice cream festivals this year on July 16 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 will begin at 4 p.m.

Ham Dinner

Ham dinners will be served at Clear Ridge community building, Thursday, July 21, at 4 p.m. Sandwiches, pies and ice cream will also be available.


Center United Methodist Church will hold a festival Saturday, July 9, beginning at 4 p.m. Turkey or ham dinners with all the fixings will be served, with other foods available.

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 p.m. to 7 p.m. Come and enjoy good food and fellowship. Note: no free meal in July but will continue again in August.

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