2012-01-12 / Community Bulletin Board


Card Night

McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will sponsor a free card night Saturday, January 14, starting at 6 p.m., at the alumni community building in Mc- Connellsburg. This is a free activity and all sorts of cards will be played, from 50 Bid to UNO, depending on what you want to play. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish to be enjoyed by all who attend. Any questions, please call Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221 (home) or 377-3643 (cell). Mic Night

Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center January 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Food and drink will be available. Donation is a $1. For more information, call 717-294-6020. Little League Registration

Fulton County Little League will hold open registration for the 2012 season at the Chamber of Commerce office in the Antietam Iron Works building on Lincoln Way West in McConnellsburg. Dates are: Friday, January 27 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, January 28 - 9 a.m. to noon; Friday, February 3 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, February 4 - 9 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls can register for T-Ball (5-6 years), Farm League (7-8 years) and Little League (9-12 years). Registration fee is $30 first child and $25 for each additional child. First-year players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. Registration forms are being mailed to Farm League and Little League players who were on teams during the 2011 season. More information may be obtained by calling Greg Strait at 717-485-5723. Scrapbooking Clinic

Forbes Road cheerleaders will host an all-day scrapbooking cropping event February 4 at Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. firehall. Registration by January 14 is $25. After that date cost is $30. A bake sale, 50/50 and raffles will also be held. Lunch will be available for purchase and a light dinner will be provided. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Baker at 717-860-6939 or kat.baker@live.com. Dodgeball Tournament

There will be a dodgeball tournament January 21 at Fulton County Alumni Center (formerly Jaycee building). Teams can be made of up to eight players, however, only six team members can play at a time. Cost is $10 per player and all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. All ages welcome. Registration begins at noon and tournament will begin at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available. Any questions, contact David Welsh at 717-860-3888. MHS Hall Walking

Hall walking at McConnellsburg High School will be every Tuesday and Thursday starting Tuesday, January 17, until Thursday, March 8. Walking will start at 5 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. You may also run from 7 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Kathy Kendall at 717-485- 0221 or 717-377-3643. Reminder: Any time Central Fulton School District is closed because of the weather hall walking will be cancelled. Little Princess Tea Party

Fulton County Parks and Rec will be holding a Little Princess tea party for ages 10 and under, February 12, at the American Legion, McConnellsburg, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Have a little one who likes to look like a princess? Join in for an afternoon of royal festivities and refreshments. Please call 717-485-6767, Ext. 205, for reservations and cost. Ice Fest

The 2012 Ice Fest will be held in downtown Chambersburg Thursday, January 26, thru Sunday, January 29. Official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. Many different activities throughout the festival along with live giant sculpture carving, ice slide, festival food vendors and in-store specials and extended hours. More information at http://icefestpa.com/. Elks Hoop Shoot

Chambersburg Elks Lodge #600 local Elks Hoop Shoot will be held on January 14, 2012, at Mc- Connellsburg Elementary gym. Registration is as follows: All ages are as of April 1, 2012. Boys and girls 8-9 years old will register between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., with competition starting at 9 a.m. (All 8- & 9-year-olds will shoot 11 a.m. from the hoop with a girls basketball.) Boys and girls 10-11 years old will register between 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with competition starting at approx. 10:30 a.m. Boys and girls 12-13 years old will register between 11 a.m. and noon with competition starting at approximately noon. To preregister or ask questions, please contact Kathy J. Kendall at 717-485-0221 or 717-377-3643. Special Olympics

Please join Special Olympics Fulton County at the McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends building Wednesday, January 18, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Special Olympics bocce ball. The competition will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event is open to the public to raise awareness for the program, to gain volunteers and athletes and to have a lot of fun. Competition medals will be awarded. For more information regarding volunteering, coaching or participating in the sporting event, please contact local manager Mindi Graham at 717-816-5771. Sportsman’s Show Trip

Needmore Fire Co. EMS is sponsoring a trip to the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg February 7. Cost is $38 per person and includes motorcoach transportation and admission. To reserve a seat, contact Lisa at 717-294-6177. Sweetheart Ball

The 28th annual Sweetheart Ball will be held February 11, 2012, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Tickets are $35 per couple and includes salad bar at 6 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m., gourmet desserts, dancing, live and silent auctions. Funds raised will be donated to Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance, which provides free services to breast cancer patients in Franklin and Fulton counties. Music by D.J. Shane Imler of Northeastern Entertainment. To purchase tickets, call 717-485-5930 or 717-294-6091.

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