2012-01-26 / Community Bulletin Board


Book Club

A Book Club is held every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., with free childcare at the Bedford/ Fulton Head Start building. The group will be reading “Between Parent and Child” by Dr. Haim G. Ginott. Please call 717-485-5038 to register. 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. Shooting Stars Registration

Shooting Stars will hold registration at Needmore Bible Church fellowship hall on the following dates: February 18 from 9 a.m. to noon and February 20 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Registration will be for majorettes age 3-23 and banner carriers, any age. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3346 or Dee Ann Spade at 717-573- 2401. SF Kindergarten Registration

Southern Fulton School District will be having kindergarten registration February 29 and March 1. Anyone who has children who will be 5 years old before September 1, 2012, please call the elementary school at 717-294-3400 to schedule an appointment. 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 Fulton 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. 4-H Spring Fundraiser Marianna’s Hoagies & Pizza Marianna’s fundraiser paperwork is now available, please see your 4-H leader to pick up or stop in the office. Any child who sells at least 10 items will have their dues covered by their club. Delivery date is April 25. Deadline for orders is April 11. Please get paperwork to your leader in advance. The office will not accept paperwork that is incomplete. It is your responsibility to tally up your order and make sure the money is all collected prior to turning in your order to your leader. Please make fundraiser checks payable to PDC. Computer Classess

Fulton County Library will be offering individual computer classes Thursday, February 16, from 10:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Sign up for 45 minute sessions with reference librarian Jill Yaich, who can assist with topics such as basic computer skills, uploading pictures, e-reader help, social networking or job application help. Please bring any portable equipment you’d like help with and sign up by stopping in or calling the library at 717-485-5327. AARP-TCE Free Tax Help

Free tax help and e-filing for taxpayers with low or middle income of any age, not just elderly, will be available at Fulton Theatre, McConnellsburg, every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. February 1 to April 11. Volunteers will prepare federal, state, local and rent and property tax rebate. Please bring last year’s income tax returns, current year’s tax forms such as W-2s, 1099-int., 1099- Div. 1099-B, 1099-R, Society Security, etc. Must have last year’s taxes to be able to e-file. No business or farms. Have 10 preparers who are certified by the IRS. Any questions, please call 717-987-3915. No parking on F&M Bank parking lot. 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. Soup & Pie Sale

The Friendship Class of McConnellsburg United Methodist Church will make soup and pies Friday, February 3.Chicken corn and vegetable beef will be sold and also cherry pies, apple pies and apple dumplings. Orders can be picked up after noon. To order, call Erma at 485-3463.

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