2012-01-19 / Community Bulletin Board


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. 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. Shooting Match

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a shooting match Saturday, January 21, at 1 p.m. Shells will be furnished and prizes awarded. Open Stage

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, January 28, beginning at 6 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and share talen tor just come and enjoy the talent of others. Spring AYSO Sign-ups

Spring AYSO soccer sign-ups will be held Tuesday, January 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, February 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Tri-State Community Health Center. Cost is $40 per child. Bring birth certificate to registration. Must be 4 years of age prior to February 1. PASR Cherry Blossoms Trip

Fulton PASR encourages all school retirees to go with them to the Cherry Blossom Festival and parade in Washington, D.C., April 14. Call Bollman’s at 814-623-2181 to make reservations. Those who reserve first get the best bleacher seats for the parade. Cost is $52, which must be in by March 16. The bus leaves Everett at 5 a.m. and returns about 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. 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. Free Movie

A free PG-13movie will be held January 20, at 6:10 p.m., in the library’s community room. Please call the library at 717-485-5327 to find out what’s playing. 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. More information at http://icefestpa.com/. Benefit Pool Tournament

Fulton County Pool League will be holding a doubles benefit pool tournament at the Packhorse Saturday, February 4, at 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit John Foor who was diagnosed last April with sarcoma, a rare form of muscular cancer. There will also be 50/50 and games of chance. Cost is $25 per team. 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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