2011-11-17 / 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. FSA Office Closed

Due to limited staffing, the Fulton County FSA Office, located in McConnellsburg, will be closed on the following dates: December 2; December 16; December 30; January 13; January 27; February 10; February 24; March 9; March 23. Anyone having questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the office at 717-485-3231 Extension 2. 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 Jailbuilding. 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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