2011-11-10 / Community Bulletin Board


Free Clothing Free clothing will be available at St. Stephen Catholic Church Tuesday, November 22, at 9 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5917.

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.

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.

Veterans Day Ceremony American Legion Post 561 will hold the annual Veterans Day ceremony Friday, November 11, at 11 a.m., at the courthouse.

Memorial Flags of 9/11 Flags flown at the Antietam Battlefield “Healing Field” on July 4, 2002, are being sold. Each flag comes with the name of the commemorated victim as well as a certificate of authenticity. Flags can be purchased alone for $10 or as a kit with flag and pole for $15. Proceeds benefit local Scouts and Parent/Child Center in Hagerstown. Contact Terri at 485-5514 or Sally at 485-5153

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.

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