2011-10-13 / Community Bulletin Board


Bus Trip

Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to Williamsburg, Va., on December 17. The bus departs from the McConnellsburg courthouse at 5:30 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast in Warrenton, Va., at approximately 7:45 a.m. and arrival at Williamsburg at noon. Depart from Williamsburg at 6:30 p.m. with a stop for dinner around 8:45 p.m. and arrival in McConnellsburg around 1 a.m. Cost for transportation and admission fee to all of the buildings in Colonial Williamsburg is $75 per person. Please send money for transportation by November 15 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford. Trunk Or Treat

Trunk or Treat will be held Saturday, October 29, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Knobsville United Methodist Church. The church is located on Waterfall Road. For more information or directions, please call 717-987-3215. Gordon Memorial 5K Run/Walk

The Dale Gordon Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held October 15 in Needmore. Proceeds will benefit Fulton County Community Christian School. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. in the square of Needmore. Entry fees are $20 if paid by October 12 and $25 if paid after October 12. Entry fees are nonrefundable. A free T-shirt will be given to all runners/walkers at checkin. The race will be held rain or shine. The award ceremony will be held at Needmore square following the race. Medals will be awarded to first- and second-place winners in each category. For information or to register, call Bonnie Gordon at 717-573- 2318. FCCS is 5013 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible. Receipts will be given for all donations for tax purposes. Car Show

A car show will be held Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Needmore Bible Church, 6939 Great Cove Road, Needmore. Open to all antiques, hot rods, customs, classics, trucks and motorcycles. There will also be a concession stand, bake sale, music, children’s games, door prizes and more. Judging is at 1:30 p.m. and trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Fulton County Community Christian School. Parade participants are welcome and encouraged to participate as registration is open until 1:30 p.m. To register or for additional information, call the school at 717-573- 4400. Pool Tournament

Fulton County Pool League will be holding a doubles benefit pool tournament at the Packhorse, Saturday, November 12, at 1 p.m. Sign-in ends at 12:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit Chas Howells. Chas has been diagnosed with pulmonary vein stenosis, which is a rare condition where there is narrowing of the blood vessels carrying blood from the heart to the lungs. Chas is just over 1 year old. Tournament is double elimination. Also 50/50 and games of chance. Cost is $25 per team. Shooting Match

Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a shooting match October 22 at 1 p.m. First- and second-place prizes will be awarded with shells furnished. Zumba Classes

Zumba classes will be held at McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends Building October 21 and 28, November 4 and 18, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $7 per session with John Tanon. More information may be obtained at 717-253- 7599 or jtanonsilver@comcast.net. Autumn Festival

An autumn festival will be held at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church October 29 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Gospel bluegrass music, hay rides, bon fire, lots of fun and fall activities. Free sandwiches and funnel cakes and chicken barbecue. Cost is $8 for dinner and $6 for half a chicken. Please bring canned food item for church food bank. Christmas Bazaar

Christmas bazaar will be held at Pleasant Grove Christian Church November 4, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and November 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is located three miles west of Needmore on Pleasant Grove Road. Lots of food, baked goods and all kinds of crafts. Atlantic City Trip

A trip is planned to Atlantic City October 15. Cost is $45 per person. Contact Ron and Evelyn Peterson at 814-259-3734. Proceeds benefit Shade Gap Fire Co. Chas Howells Benefit Dinner, Auction, Dance

A benefit dinner and auction for toddler Chas Howells, who is afflicted with pulmonary vein stenosis, will be held Saturday, October 22, at the American Legion Post 561, from 6 to 11 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at Curl Up and Dye Salon, Designs & Styles, Great Cove Baskets, Harr’s Grocery, Morton’s Feed Mill, Peck’s Insurance and Precision Cutlery. Price is $20 per couple and includes dinner, auction and dance. There will also be a 500 drawing (need not be present to win). All proceeds benefit Chas. Howells PVS Fund, c-o Community State Bank, Mc- Connellsburg branch.

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