2012-08-30 / Community Bulletin Board


River Oaks Helpline A Christian crisis counseling/prayer phone line is now available. Caring and compassionate Christian volunteers are available from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily to listen, pray with you and help to find solutions for the challenges you are facing. Help is just a phone call away. Call 717-325-4200.

Outdoo Gospel Sing An outdoor gospel sing will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren Saturday, September 8 at 5 p.m. Several local groups will present music and light refreshments will be served. Bring lawn chairs. The church is located at 221 Knobsville Road, just off Rt. 522, five miles north of McConnellsburg. For more information call 987-3935.

Contemporary Worship Contemporary worship service at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ on Sunday, September 2, at 11 a.m. It will be an informal service with live modern music and children’s message. Nursery provided. St. Paul’s is located at 228 North Second Street in McConnellsburg. Call 717- 485-5554 or visit Web site at www.uccmccbg.weebly.com for more information.

Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church Annual Fall Service The Friends of Tonoloway will hold their annual fall service October 7 at historic Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church in Thompson Township, Fulton County. The 2 p.m. service will include an inspirational message by Rev. David E. Ford of the First Baptist Church of Three Springs, Three Springs, Pa.; a cappella chorale singing by the Sharon Singers, a choir of students from the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute, Harrisonville, Pa.; and congregational hymns. Refreshments will be served in the churchyard following the service. Established in 1752, Tonoloway is Fulton County’s oldest church and is located on Thompson Road (state Route 655) two miles north of Hancock, Md. Friends of Tonoloway is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church.

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 service at 10:30 a.m. There will be a basket lunch at noon. The afternoon service will be at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Chris Elliott. The evening hymns ing will be at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Homecoming Services The Rehobeth Cemetery Association’s annual homecoming service will be held at Rehobeth United Methodist Church Sunday, September 2, at 2 p.m. Pastor Frank Kocek will be in charge, with Rev. Delmas Bard, pastor of Assembly of God Church in Amaranth, as guest speaker. Special music will be by “The New Cross Roads” from Berkeley Springs and surrounding areas. Memorial gifts by mail are appreciated. Lunch will be in the pavilion after the service. Meats, breads, desserts, drinks and utensils are furnished; however, a covered dish would also be appreciated. Everyone is welcome. Memorial gifts may be sent to Mrs. Helen Layton, 1792 Layton Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267.

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.


Senior Center Activities September activities for Warfordsburg Senior Center are: September 3 – center closed; September 7 – trip to Somerset Mountain Craft Days; September 10 – bowling banquet at Road Kill CafĂ©; September 11 – trip on Rt. 56 and includes orchard, deer and fish; September 17 – nutrition class; September 25 – other centers visiting; September 26 – Raystown trip “Proud Mary” fall cruise; September 28 – social night, 6 to 9 p.m. Every Monday Wii bowling league and low-impact exercises. Every Tuesday exercise with Patti and quilting bee and every Thursday move with Vivian. For more information call 294-6020.

Senior Center Activities Activites at McConnellsburg Senior Center for September: closed - September 3; nickel bingo, 9:30 a.m. - September 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26 and 28; Yotter’s Restaurant, Reedsville, Belleville, Big Valley Thrift Store, Allensville and Peights, 6 a.m. - September 5; couch potato exercises, 11 a.m. - September 6, 13 and 27; Chambersburg shopping, 9 a.m. - September 14; nutrition class for seniors/ craft class, 10 a.m. - September 18; Cumberland shopping, 7 a.m. - September 20; Berry M. Class, 11 a.m. - September 25; thrift stores, 8:30 a.m. - September 28; dime bingo, 9:30 a.m. - September 31.

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.

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center September 8, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Donation is $1. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 717-294-6020.

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.

Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) beginning at 7 p.m. at VFW Post 655, Poplar Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome. Come and learn some new steps. A $2 donation is appreciated.

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.

Preschool Story Hour Preschool story hour begins Tuesday, September 11, at 10:30 a.m., at Hustontown Branch Library; Wednesday, September 12, at 10 a.m. at Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg; and Thursday, September 13, at 10:30 a.m. in southern Fulton (Needmore Bible Church community room). Join in for stories, snacks and a craft. Please call Linda Burton at 485-5327, Ext. 207, for more information. Registration is not required.

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.


Nutrition Class Fulton County nutrition awareness classes are held at Warfordsburg Senior Center on the third Monday of every month. When the third Monday is a holiday, it is held the fourth Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch call 717-294-6020.

McConnellsburg AA Meetings The McConnellsburg Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. every week at the Alumni Building Basement, McConnellsburg.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings Free blood pressure screenings will be given at the following locations: Mc- Connellsburg Senior Center the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Hann’s Apartments the second Monday of every month from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Warfordsburg Senior Center the third Wednesday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and Hustontown Senior Center the third Thursday of every month from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 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.

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 is 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.

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.

Singles Picnic Knobsville Singles will hold a picnic at Cowans Gap State Park Monday, September 10, at 11 a.m. Anyone wishing to carpool should meet at Cherie’s house at 10:30 a.m. Bring sandwich, other food will be provided. Bring $1 food item for game.

Autumn Tea Fulton County Historical Social Museum is hosting its annual autumn tea at the Fulton House at 11:30 a.m., September 15. Admission tickets are $9 for adults and $4.50 for children under 12. A light lunch, tea and desserts will be served. Tickets may be purchased from Tickle Your Fancy Teas on West Main Street, Monica at the treasurer’s office or call Ruth at 485-4496.

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.


Hustontown Class Of 1958 Reunion Hustontown High School Class of 1958 will celebrate its 54th graduating class reunion September 8 at Hustontown Firehall at 5 p.m. Please plan to attend. Meal will be served at 6 p.m., buffet style. Cost is $10 per person.

Bishop Reunion The annual Bishop reunion will be held Sunday, September 2, at Warfordsburg Lions Park. Lunch at 1 p.m. Please bring a covered dish.

DeShong Reunion The Harry N. and Arishia DeShong reunion will be held September 16 at the homeplace on Goldie Road. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring lawn chairs.

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


Musical Instruments Wanted Southern Fulton Band Boosters are seeking donations of new or used musical instruments for use by beginning band students. Instruments should be in working, playable condition. Instruments or donations for instruments can be dropped off at Southern Fulton High School office. For further information, e-mail barnold@sfsd.k12.pa.us or leave a phone message at 717-294- 2203.

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.

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.


Medical Center Auxiliary Meeting Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, September 4, at 10 a.m., in the activities room of the center.

Farm Women Meeting Fulton County Society of Farm Women will meet Thursday, September 6, at 7 p.m., at the longterm care section of Fulton County Medical Center to play bingo with the residents. Each member is asked to bring a small gift suitable for a man or woman to be used as bingo prizes.

Animal League Meeting Due to Labor Day, the next meeting of the Friends of Better Days Animal League will be held Monday, September 10, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at the BDAL Thrift Store. Please join us to learn more about BDAL, services and upcoming functions. This is a great opportunity to become involved as a volunteer for our community events or thrift store, all benefiting the lives of abandoned, abused and neglected animals. Anyone interested in providing support to BDAL, Humane Society police officers and improving the lives of all animals in Fulton County is welcome to attend.

Legion Meeting American Legion Post 561 active members regular meeting is the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. Auxiliary members meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Members of both organizations are urged to attend.

PARSE Meeting Pennsylvania Association of Retired StateEmployees(PARSE)hasa9a.m.breakfastmeetingon the second Wednesday of every month at McConnellsburg FOVA (VFW). All retired state employees and spouses are invited to attend. For additional information, call 717-294-3861.

Scout Meeting Boy Scouts of America Troop 43 meets every Friday night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the VFW, 518 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg. It is open to all boys 11-18 years of age. Monetary donations and help will be accepted. More information may be obtained by contacting the Scoutmaster Martin Seylar at 717-485-4093.

Democratic Meetings The Fulton County Democratic Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Democratic Headquarters building at 123 South Second Street in McConnellsburg. Meetings are open to the public, light refreshments are provided and all are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 485 3386.


McCbg. Bingo McConnellsburg Fire Co. will hold bingo every Monday and Friday of each week. Bingo starts at 7:00 p.m. and doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 1:00 p.m. and doors open at 11:00 a.m. Forty games and meal plus snacks for $25.

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