2011-08-04 / Community Bulletin Board


Yard/Bake Sale

A yard sale, bake sale and lunch stand will be held Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville. Lunch will be pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans and coleslaw by the plate or by the pound. Pool Party

A pool party will be held Saturday, August 13, from noon to 4 p.m., at Great Cove Golf Course pool, sponsored by Fulton County Parks and Recreation, for children ages birth to 12. Cost is $7 parent/child combo or $3 each additional child. Come join in the fun to play, eat and drink refreshments and swim. All are welcome. Bring family and friends. More information may be obtained by calling Marsha at 717-485-0931, Ext. 205, or 717-816-4436. Open Stage

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage on Saturday, August 27, beginning at 6 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and share talent or just come out to the smoke-free and air-conditioned facility and enjoy the talent of others. Remember, admission is free. State Singing Convention

The 36th annual Pennsylvania State Signing Convention and Reunion will be held August 11-14 at Martinsburg. Featured will be 150 gospel groups, soloists and duets. Held rain or shine. For more information, contact 814-695-9356, e-mail at PSSC@nb.net or on the Web at pssc.nb.net. Block Party

Rehoboth New Life will be holding its second annual community block party Saturday, September 3, at the Needmore Firehall from noon til 4 p.m. The day will feature free clothes/toys, free food and drinks, free games, moon bounce, slide and many giveaways, including four bicycles. There will also be live Christian music featuring some local ministries, singers and special guest Phillip Johnson. Bring family and lawn chairs and enjoy the afternoon. For more information, call 717-496-7558 or rnlministries.org. Sorry no early birds. Firemen’s Parade

McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. will host the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association parade on Saturday, August 6, 2011. The parade will start at the Fulton County Fairgrounds and follow Lincoln Way to the McConnellsburg Firehall. Travel through the McConnellsburg Borough via Lincoln Way will be restricted between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Open Baseball Practice

Open baseball practice for all junior high and up players will be held every Sunday beginning at 4 p.m. at Lions Club Park. More information may be obtained by calling Steve “Gup” Truax at 717-404-0054; Ken Welsh at 987-4262 or 860-9866; Tim Fowler at 860-8963 or 485- 4802; or Robert Koontz at 816-0893. SF Volleyball Conditioning

Southern Fulton volleyball team will begin optional conditioning on Monday, August 8, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This is for all girls grades 7-12. The first day for practice for all girls will be Monday, August 15, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m .Girls grades 7-8 will practice in the elementary gym and grades 9-12 will be at the high school. Bring physical and other necessary paperwork the first day of practice. More information may be obtained by calling Julie Dickerhoff at 294-6866. Walking Club

Join the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Committee as the first Walking Club is started. Interact with friends and neighbors as all stroll around Lions Club Park. There is no fee to join and no obligation, just willingness to walk and talk. The goal is to promote fitness, well-being and friendship. After so many miles, you will be recognized as an achiever. The first meeting and walk will be Monday, August 1, at 6 p.m. at the Lions Park pavilion. More information may be obtained by calling Marsha at 717-485-0931, Ext. 205, or cell 717-816-4436. Golf Tournament

The 15th annual Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism summer golf tournament will be held Friday, August 19, at Great Cove Golf Club. Raindate is August 20. Entry deadline is August 12. More information may be obtained by contacting Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, 201 Lincoln Way West, Suite 101, Mc- Connellsburg or call 485- 4064 or e- mail info@fultoncountypa.com. Dog Days Summer Celebration

Dogs Days Summer Celebration at the Better Days Animal League Thrift Store, 232 Lincoln Way West in McConnellsburg. Please join the Friends of BDAL in another community event to be held on Saturday, August 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include carwash, hot dogs, barbecue, bake sale, nail trimming, ear cleaning for cats/dogs, dime pitch, face painting by Lisa Blackstock and thrift store specials. All proceeds benefit Better Days Animal League and Humane Society enforcement officer support in Fulton County. Raindate: August 13. 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. Church Yard Sale

A three-day yard sale will be held August 4-6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Orchard Ridge Church of God, sponsored by the ladies aid. Old-time sled, wooden apple stirrer and exercisers plus much more. More information may be obtained by calling 301-678-5423. Shooting Match

The Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club will hold a .22 shooting match on Friday, August 12, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Traditional hunting/field grade (no competition grade), manual loading ( bolt, lever, pump, break action), no semiauto or .22 conversions, open iron sights, shooters will shoot free-hand, no rests. Cash prizes will be awarded. Everyone welcome.

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