2011-10-20 / Community Bulletin Board

THIS ‘N THAT

Preschooler Family Place Sessions

Fulton County Library preschooler Family Place sessions will begin Friday, October 21, at the Needmore branch of Tower Bank at 10:30 am. Special guests for these programs will be nutrition educators Hope Moore and Susan Cubbage. The session will meet Friday, October 21 and 28, and November 4 and 18. Please contact Linda Burton at 717-485-5327, X207, for further information. Christmas Gift Program

Fulton County Catholic Mission is having sign up for its Christmas gift program. It is for ages infant to 14 years. To sign up call 485-5917. PIAA Basketball Officials Clinic will be held November 6 at Bedford Middle School gym from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Anyone ages 18 or older interested in becomeing a PIAA basketball official and all current basketball officials are urged to attend. Call 717-377- 3707 to register. Food Auction

Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a food auction October at 29 p.m. Kitchen opens at noon. Variety of foods offered for sale with vendor Mike Sullivan. FOVA Election

The second and final vote to approve amendments to the bylaws will take place at the November 3 meeting of the Fulton Overseas Veterans Association. Prescription Drug Take Back Event

The Drug Enforcement Administration has organized their annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Collection event. Locally, any ununused prescription medication can be dropped off at the Fulton County Courthouse on Saturday, October 29, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event will be overseen by Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Rodney Johns of the Mc- Connellsburg barracks. Used Book Drive And Sale

The Forbes Road Field Hockey teams are now accepting used books, magazines, movies, music and puzzles. Collection boxes have been placed in area businesses for these used items to be dropped off. The used book sale will be held in the Forbes Road cafeteria on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 10, 11, and 12. Times will be advertised at a later date. There will also be a bake sale. For more information, large personal donations, or to place a collection box at your business, please contact Becky Ford at 814-685-3432 or Carol Cline at 717-987-3996. Fulton County Cookbook

A new cookbook with 250 wonderful Fulton County recipes has been prepared by the Fulton County Historical Society as a fundraiser to cover renovation costs on the exterior of the 1851 Fulton County Jail building. All will be surprised at the variety of recipes from snow ice cream to haymaker’s switchel! The books will be available at the Fulton House for $10, or by mail with postage of $2.50 for the first copy and 50 cents for each additional one. They will make great Christmas gifts and also help preserve the old jail. Museum Open

Fulton County All Sports Museum and Mc- Connellsburg Alumni Museum will be open Saturday, November 26, from noon to 5 p.m. during the dodge ball tournament. Anyone wanting a private showing of the museums can call Kathy Kendall at 485-0221 or 377-3643. Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes, sponsored annually by Samaritan Purse, will be collected at My Father’s House Ministries, 1635 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, from November 14-20 during the following hours: Monday, November 14-20 - noon to 3 p.m.; November 17-19 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; November 15, 16 and 18 - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, November 21, the boxes will be delivered to Waynesboro collection center. Additional information may be obtained by calling 717-987-9512. Knotting And Fellowship

The ladies fellowship of Knobsville Church of the Brethren is gathering at the church on October 21, at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and October 22, from 9 a.m. to noon, to knot comforters for the Cumberland Valley Relief Center. Please bring own lunch. Everyone is welcome.

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