2011-08-04 / Community Bulletin Board


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. Festival

Whips Cove Church will hold its annual festival Saturday, August 13, starting at 5 p.m. Homemade ice cream and pies, sandwiches, entertainment by New Connection, cake walks and games. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3229. Dinner Auction

Fulton County Historical Society will hold a dinner auction Saturday, August 13, at Hustontown Firehall. The silent auction is from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. The traditional auction starts at 6:30 p.m. Items donated include: golf bag w/ clubs, prints and paintings by Mark Twain Noe, Brian Tucker, Charles Walker, Calla Hill and others, crafts, baskets, lamps (new and kerosene), antique furniture, miscellaneous other antique items, collectibles (such as Barbie dolls, old postcards, firetrucks, etc), a beautiful historic stamp collection with first-day issue 22 K gold impressions, dishes, quilts, afghans, garden tools, assorted books, gift certificates, and much more. Anyone wanting to donate an item can call one of the numbers listed below or drop off the item at the county commissioners’ office, which is located in the red brick building behind the bandshell. The Historical Society is a federally approved 501(c)3 organization, and as such, all contributions to the society are tax deductible. A receipt for the donated item will be mailed to you after the auction if you provide a complete address. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children age 6-12, and free for children under 6. Purchase tickets by calling 717-485-4454 or 717-485-3691 during business hours. Call 717-485-3496 or 717-485-3172 during evening hours. Food Auction

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction on Saturday, August 20. The kitchen will open at noon. The auction will begin at 2 p.m. until finished. The auction is by Mike Sullivan. 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. Church Festival

Siloam United Methodist Church, located S. of Harrisonville on Rt. 655, will hold a festival on Saturday, August 13, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Menu includes soup, sandwiches, homemade ice cream, pie, etc. Music will be provided by the Country Christians. All are welcome. Laurel Ridge Festival

Laurel Ridge Christian Church, Big Cove Tannery, will hold its annual festival Saturday, August 13, beginning at 5:00 p.m. rain or shine. There will be plenty of homemade soups and baked goods, barbecue, hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, soda and homemade ice cream. Bennie Roach will provide music and there will be activities for the youths. A picture presentation will be shown in the church in recognition of the church’s centennial. All are invited. Ice Cream Festival

An ice cream festival will be held at Center United Methodist community building Saturday, August 27, at 4 p.m. Served will be turkey or ham dinners with mashed potatoes, filling, green beans or corn, applesauce or coleslaw, tea or punch. Also available will be sandwiches, soup, cake, pie, soda and ice cream. All are welcome. Ice Cream Social

Needmore Volunteer Fire Company will hold an ice cream social on Saturday, August 13, beginning at 5 p.m. at the firehall. A parade will begin at 7 p.m., lineup begins at 5:30 p.m. Homemade ice cream, hamburgers, steamers, hot dogs, chili dogs, french fries, etc., will be available for sale. Entertainment will be provided by Night Drive. Grandma Ann’s Peach Pie Sale

St. Stephen Family Life Committee is sponsoring a Grandma Ann’s peach pie sale Saturday, August 13. To order, call Sister Margie at 485-5917. 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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