2012-01-19 / Community Bulletin Board


Knitting Class

Fulton County Parks and Rec will be host a knitting class January 24 and 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Community State Bank, McConnellsburg, meeting room. The class is structured for first-time knitters. Please call to register and for list of materials at 717-485-6767, Ext. 205. Loves Closet

Loves Closet will be held Saturday, January 21, at McConnellsburg United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to noon. Available will be homemade laundry detergent, donated clothes, toys, books and toiletries. All for free. Scrapbooking Clinic

It's an all day crop! Join in February 4, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. There will be raffles, a 50/50 drawing, and a bake sale to help support the Forbes Road cheerleaders. Hustontown Fire Co. will also have a lunch available for purchase. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Baker at 717-860-6939 or kat.baker@live.com. Registration is $30. Payment should be made by check written to Forbes Road Cheerleading. Book Sale

Giant benefit book sale will be held May 11-13, 2012. More than 60,000 new and used books of all types, plus CDs, maps, sheet music, magazines, videotapes and artwork, will be offered for sale at bargain prices at the 28th annual Friends of Legal Services book sale at Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 11; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 12; and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 13. For information, call 717-262-2326. Girl Scout Cookie Sale

The Big Cove Service Unit of the Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania is currently holding its 2012 cookie sale. Please contact a Girl Scout in one of Ful- ton County’s 14 troops to get your favorites: Savannah Smiles (lemon wedge); Trefoils (shortbread); Do-si-dos (peanut butter sandwich); Samoas (caramel-covered vanilla); Tagalongs (cookie topper with peanut butter and covered in chocolate); Thin Mints (natural peppermint in a thin wafer covered in chocolate); Dulce de Leche (milk caramel chips); and Thank You Berry Munch (vanilla cookie with cranberry, white chocolate chips, and rice crisp). Cookies remain at $3.50 per package. Initial order-taking continues through January 23; however, Girl Scouts can continue taking orders through February. Thank you for supporting Girl Scouts. Additional information at 717-485-4917. Fulton County Active Military Names Wanted

Forbes Road seniors Casey Mellott and Brittany Englert are seeking names and addresses of Fulton County men and women who are actively serving full-time in the military. Please contact Monica Mellott at 814-685-3806 or monicamellott@yahoo.com as soon as possible with any information available. FSA Office Closed

Due to limited staffing, the Fulton County FSA Office, located in McConnellsburg, will be closed on the following dates: 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.

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