2012-08-23 / Community Bulletin Board



Presbyterian Church Fall Schedule McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church announces its return to a fall schedule beginning Sunday, September 9, with youth program in sanctuary, 10:30 a.m. – the Gathering; worship starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, September 16: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – rally day; combined opening in sanctuary, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. breakfast, worship at 11 a.m. Sunday, September 23: regular Sunday school classes resume. Church is located at the corner of South Second and Maple streets. More information available by callign 485-4400 or at www.mupc.org.

Homecoming Sideling Hill Christian Church will hold its annual homecoming Sunday, September 2. Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship services at 10:30 a.m. There will be a basket lunch at noon. The afternoon services will be at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Chris Elliott. The evening hymn sing will be at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Fall Revival Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold fall revival meetings with Evangelist Tim Thompson September 16-21. The meetings will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, September 16, and will be held each evening at 7 p.m. with Friday, September 21, being the last service. The meetings will include heart-stirring preaching and special music each night. Visitors are invited to attend. Please call 814-685-3910 for more information.


Block Party Rehoboth New Life will host its third annual block party Saturday, September 1, from noon to 4 p.m. at Needmore Firehall. This is a totally free event. Free clothing, free toys, free games and inflatable rides, free food, free drinks and many free giveaways, including bikes and gift cards. Special guests include Seven x Seventy, Scott Deshong and friends and Chad Gordon. Bring lawn chairs and family and enjoy the afternoon.

Cruise-In For A Cause A cruise-in will be held September 15 at Thomas All Things Automotive from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A $10 donation is being accepted per registered vehicle. This event is being held to benefit the 2012 Fight Like A Girl recipients of Fulton County. Food is available for purchase by Sipes Smokehouse BBQ. Cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. The first 50 registered vehicles will receive a thankyou gift bag. No alcoholic beverages, please. Not responsible for accidents. More information may be obtained by contacting Kevin and Kim Mowen at 717-485-5492.

Jeff Krick In Concert Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor Jeff Krick in concert at Forbes Road High School auditorium September 15 at 7 p.m. The cafeteria opens at 5 p.m. Advanced tickets are $12 and at the door $15. More information may be obtained by calling 987-3108, 987-3210 or 814-259-9918.

Benefit Ride For A Veteran A benefit ride for Roger Sowers will be held Sunday, August 26, raindate September 16, sponsored by Mercersburg Legion Riders Post 517 and Mc- Connellsburg F.O.V.A. Post 655. Cost is $20 per bike. Roger is on dialysis, has had heart surgery and back surgery. Registration will be held at Mercersburg American Legion Post 517 and McConnellsburg F.O.V.A. Post 655 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ride day. Ride will leave Mercersburg Legion at 11:45 a.m. and pick up riders at McConnellsburg F.O.V.A. at 12 noon. All PA ride. Hot sandwiches will be served at the end of the ride at McConnellsburg F.O.V.A. Post 655.

Franklin County Tour The Fulton County Historical Society has a bus tour of historic and scenic sites in Franklin County planned for August 30 leaving McConnellsburg at 8 a.m. The tour will include covered bridges of Franklin County, Cordell flower gardens, Capital Theater backstage tour including the Moller organ, the museum at the Old Jail, the John Brown house and the Letterkenny Chapel built by Italian prisoners of war. The bus, lunch, all fees and gratuities are included in the $70 price. For more information, contact John at 717-328-9279.

Hunter Ed Course A hunter, trapper, education course will be held September 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and September 8 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club. Bring a bag lunch on Saturday. This is the last traditional course for Fulton County in 2012. Preregistration is required at PGC Web site at www.pgc.state.pa.us. Click on Education/ Hunter Education class schedule. Limit is 65 students. For general information only, contact WCO Kevin Mountz at 814-643-1831.

Senior Center Social Night On August 31 at Warfordsburg Senior Center social night, the Ah Loe family will perform their “Dances of the Pacific” including their fire dance. Bring a covered dish, meat is furnished. Come dressed in Hawaiian grass skirts, shirts and leis. Meal at 6 p.m. with music from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Seniors 60 and over come and enjoy the evening. For more information call 717-294-6020.

Golf Tournament The Fulton County Pony League will sponsor its second annual golf tournament on Saturday, September 8, 2012, at Great Cove Golf Course, McConnellsburg. Shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Cost will be $50 per golfer. The format will be a 4-person scramble. There will be hole-in-one contest that includes a chance to win a new car and a putting contest for some great prizes. Cut-off date for entering a team is September 5. Maximum teams allowed will be 23. Tournament and contest sponsors are still available. If you are interested in playing, sponsoring, or donating to the tournament, contact Mary Huston, 717-860-3784 or email at huston@embarqmail.com. Team sign-up sheets are also available at golf course.

Open Stage An open stage will be held at Hustontown Area Vol. Fire Co. on Saturday, August 25, beginning at 6 p.m. Come and share your talent or enjoy the talent of others. All are welcome.


Yoga Classes Reaching Wellness yoga classes will be held for all ages every Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., at Community State Bank. Call for cost and to register at 717-485- 4492.

Zumba Classes Zumba classes will be offered at Mc- Connellsburg Firehall Wednesday evenings at 7:15 p.m. More information may be obtained by contacting Sarah at 814-259- 3667.

Zumba Fitness Reaching Wellness Zumba fitness class will be held for all ages every Friday at 6 p.m., at McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends building. More information may be obtained by calling 717-253-7599 or at jtanonsilver@comcast.net.


FR/ Hustontown Alumni Banquet The Hustontown/ Forbes Road Alumni banquet will be held October 6 at Hustontown Firehall. Doors open at 4 p.m. for those who want to come early and visit with friends. The meal will be served at 6 p.m. A donation of $9 will be collected for each person attending. Everyone who has graduated from either Hustontown High School or Forbes Road High School are invited to attend the banquet. A special invitation is extended to the classes of 1932, 1942, 1952, 1962, 1972, 1982, 1992, 2002 and 2012. Make checks payable to Hustontown-Forbes Road Alumni Assoc. Send to Sarah Shaw, PO Box 446, Hustontown, PA 17229. Reservations must be made by September 21, 2012. Please put year of graduation on the check. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-3327.

Ice Cream Festival An ice cream festival (last of the season) will be held Saturday, August 25, at 4 p.m., at Center United Methodist Church Community Building. Turkey dinners will be available with mashed pottaoes, filling, green beans or corn, coleslaw or applesauce and also sandwiches, soup, pie, cake and ice cream. The church is located one-half mile off Rt. 655, five miles north of Hustontown on Dublin Mills Road.

Pig Roast A pig roast will be held at Ebenezer United Methodist Church August 25. In lieu of musical entertainment, this year there will be an antique show. Cars, tractors, gasoline engine and miscellaneous items. Please come and see what we have on display and enjoy a day of good fellowship and delicious food. Antiques will be on display at 4 p.m., the meal will be served at 5 p.m. Bring family and a covered dish. The roast pig, drinks and place setting swill be provided. Bring lawn chairs. Specialty dessert auction following the meal. The church is located at 226 Ebenezer Church Road, Needmore. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-2616.

Garden Club Picnic North End Garden Club picnic will be held Tuesday, August 28, at 11 a.m., at Cowans Gap State Park. Bring a covered dish and drinks to share. Plates and utensils provided. Bring items for Chinese auction game. New members and visitors welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736.

Grandma Ann’s Peach Pie Sale St. Stephen’s Family Life Committee is sponsoring a peach pie sale Saturday, August 25. Pies may be picked up after 9 a.m. The cost of the pies are $8 for plain and $9 for crumb topping. To place an order, call 485-5917.

Turkey Dinner Turkey dinners will be served at Clear Ridge Community Building September 13 at 4 p.m. Sandwiches, pies and ice cream will be available. Last one of the season.

Chili Cook-off Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church Outreach/ Fellowship Committee is having its first annual chili cook-off October 6, 2012. The contest will run from noon to 4 p.m. Advanced entry must be received by September 1, 2012. Advanced entry fee is $20 and will be refunded after completion of the event. All entries after September 1, 2012, will be charged $25. Space is limited, so enter early. Everyone is eligible to enter. First prize is $200; second prize- $100; third prize - $50. Entry forms are available in many local businesses or contact Deb Ward at wpc.chilli@frontier.com or debward117@hotmail.com.

Summer Reading Program Picnic Teen back-to-school and summer reading program picnic will be held at the Mc- Connellsburg library, Friday, August 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please bring a covered dish to share and a drink. All teens welcome. Enter through community room door.

Ice Cream Festivals Fairview United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream festival September 8. The church is located four miles north of Hustontown on North Hess Road. Homemade ice cream, soups, sandwiches, french fries and desserts will be sold. The festivals begin at 4 p.m. All are welcome.

Free Meal A free meal will be served the second Tuesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 220 North Third Street. Please join in for good fellowship.


Infantry Reunion The ninth reunion of the 314th Infantry Regiment will be in Huntingdon Saturday, August 25. The picnic will start at noon and the meal at 3 p.m. The menu will consist of barbecue or plain pulled pork, sliced roast beef, sliced baked ham, macaroni salad, potato salad, coleslaw and round buns. The dessert will be watermelon. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-16 and free for under 5. A head count is needed before August 10. Hotel accommodations have been made with the Comfort Inn, 100 S. 4th St., Huntingdon. Call 814-643-1600 with reservations under the 314th Infantry, Group ID 774515. More information may be obtained by contacting Ernest Seiders at 570-327-0181 in the afternoon and before 11 p.m. or send to 2227 Newberry St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Kuhn/ Clevenger/ Kendle Reunion The Kuhn/Clevenger/Kendle reunion will be held Sunday, Septmber 16, at the Upton Community Center at noon. Bring a covered dish and drinks for family and items for the auction.

MHS Class Of 1992 Reunion McConnellsburg High School Class of 1992 will hold a reunion Saturday, August 25, at Great Cove Golf Course at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and a DJ will be spinning some tunes. Cost is $20 for classmates or $35 per couple.

Hendershot Reunion The annual Hendershot reunion will be held Sunday August 26, at Buck Valley Park. Games for children and lunch will begin about 1 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Pittman Reunion The family of Benjamin Pittman will hold a reunion on Sunday, August 26, behind the Tuscarora Senior Center in Mercersburg beginning at 1 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring one hot and one cold dish and drinks. Contact Vonnie at 496-7155.


FFFF Vendors Wanted Vendors are wanted for the Waterfall Fall Folk Festival Saturday, October 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. If interested in setting up, please contact Jane at 814-685- 3236 by October 1.

Festival Vendors Wanted Shade Gap Fire Co. Auxiliary will hold an end-of-summer fest Saturday, September 15, and is seeking craft vendors. Applications are available by calling 814-259-3192 or 814-259-3524.

Auction/Fundraiser Kindred Spirits will be holding an auction for the Fletcher family Saturday, August 25, at Greenhill Sewing Club. Dinner will be at 5 p.m. and the auction will be at 6 p.m. Drop off donated items and baked goods to be sold the day of the sale at the sewing club after 11 a.m.

Community Wellness/Silver Sneakers/Prime Community Wellness/Silver Sneakers/Prime will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Fulton County Medical Center cardiopulmonary rehab gym. The cost is based on insurance. Call Kim or Patti at 717-485-6149 to see if insurance provider is accepted. Community Wellness is $40/month/person or $70/month/couple.

Love’s Closet In need of some back-to-school clothes? Come to Love’s Closet Saturday, August 25, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at 117 West Market Street in the alley behind United Methodist Church. Clothes, shoes, household items, cleaning supplies, toilietries, toys and more absolutely free.

Benefit A benefit will be held for Tyler Elmes at the American Legion picnic grounds Saturday, September 22, to help cover medical expenses resulting from an accident on Memorial Day 2012. Anyone wishing to make a donation or purchase tickets should contact Kim at 717-552-9157, Carol at 717-491- 7644 or Whitney at 301-331-1385.

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