COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Revival Revival services will be held September 30 thru October 7 at Fort Littleton Bible Church. Sunday services will be at 10:30 a.m. and weekly services at 7 p.m. with Rev. William White and Rev. Ken Ali. All are welcome.
Concert A concert will be held at First Church of God at Orchard Ridge, near Hancock, Md., September 16, at 6 p.m. Appearing will be The Walking Miracles, Southern gospel music with testimonies of a cancer survivor and a 30-year Crohn’s disease survivor. The church is located on Rt. 522 south. Take 70 east to Exit 5 on left. Right at stop sign, approxmatley two miles on Orchard Ridge Road. More information may be obtained by calling 301-678-5432 or 5423.
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.
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.
Open Stage Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will hold an open stage Saturday, September 22, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Festival A festival will be held at Buck Valley Park September 15 at 5 p.m. Music by Rusty McCumbee and Morgan County Line.
Rug-Hooking Class Fulton County Parks and Rec is hosting a 3-week rug-hooking class on Monday nights starting September 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Community State Bank meeting room in McConnellsburg. The class is structured to first-timers and instructed by Jackie Kelso. Cost for the class is $68, which includes both instruction and a pumpkin rug kit ($38). Participants will need a 10” embroidery hoop. Please call to register 717-485-6767 x205.
Quilting Class Fulton County Parks and Rec will be hosting a 6-week basic quilting class starting mid-January 2013. The class is structured for first-timers and will focus on the log cabin pattern. Instruction will be provided by Jackie Kelso. Please watch for more details. To register, call 717-485-6767 Ext. 205.
Teen Night Teen night will be held at McConnellsburg library, Friday, Sept 28, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. All teens welcome. Wii, board games, craft, movies, books, and music available. Enter through community room door.
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 Cancelled Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co.’s Jeff Krick concert at Forbes Road High School auditorium September 15 has been cancelled due to lack of interest. Card Party On old-fashioned free card party will be held
Saturday, September 15, 2012, at the alumni community building at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to play. Any questions please call Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221 or 377-3643.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
FOOD & DINING
Cancer Benefit Luncheon The fourth annual Fight Like A Girl cancer benefit luncheon will be held October 6, at Calvary Baptist Church Life Center. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and program starts at 11 a.m. A catered lunch will be served. Silent auction items and raffles will be available to raise funds for two local persons with their struggles. This year’s recipients are Dave Welsh and Joan Houck. Tickets are $15 each or $75 for a table (6 seats). Door tickets will be limited so reserve seats now. Anyone wishing to donate an auction item or be a sponsor for this event please contact us. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Deb Toothman at 717-485-3718; Jill Stains at 372-3764; Linda Litton at 294-3861 or pickup tickets during working hours at Schall and Bard Law Office.
Chicken BBQ Needmore Fire Co. is holding a chicken barbecue Sunday, September 16, at 11 a.m. Menu will be half a chicken, baked beans, applesauce, cake and roll.
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Democratic Dinner The fall Democratic dinner will be held Friday, September 21, at 6:30 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. (Note the Friday date instead of Saturday). Tickets available at the door or from any committee member.
Food Sale A soup, jelly, pickles, chili and bake sale will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 13-15, at Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg. Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Available will be homemade jelly, jam and pickles, processed vegetable beef, chicken corn, ham and bean soup and chili by the bowl or by the quart. Baked goods including pies, cakes, cookies, breads, etc. Lunch will be available. Proceeds benefit Whips Cove Church. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3970 or 717-294-3108.
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.
MHS Class Of 1972 Reunion McConnellsburg High School Class of 1972 will hold its 40th class reunion Saturday, October 6, at Ryans Steakhouse in Hagerstown from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Please call Dixie at 717-485-3334 or 717-860-4515 by October 2.
Harr Reunion The descendants of John Harr (1776-1852) will hold their 27th reunion Sunday, September 16, at the VFW picnic grounds in Big Cove Tannery. Each family is asked to bring their own table setting and picnic lunch to be shared at 12:30 p.m.
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.
THIS AND THAT
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 email@example.com or leave a phone message at 717-294- 2203.
Carwash A teen carwas will be held Saturday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Car Quest Auto Parts (formerly Thomas Chevrolet). Carwash donations will fund teen activities at the Fulton County Library.
Public Lands Day At Cowans Gap Come join volunteers of all ages “getting dirty” from 9 a.m. to noon, as they spruce up Cowans Gap State Park. Be part of this nationwide volunteer effort that seeks to honor the Civil Conservation Corps and protect America’s natural resources. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-3948 or at NRCowanseeprograms@ pa.gov. Sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Pavilion 1. Please bring work gloves and wear sturdy shoes.
Quilt Club Retreat Fulton County Quilt Club will hold its annual retreat Saturday, September 15, beginning at 9 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church on Lincoln Way East in Mc- Connellsburg. Penny rugs and coasters/ornaments for handouts at the quilt show will be made. Please bring sewing machines, fabric, batting scraps, wool felt or felt, embroidery thread, scissors, chenille needles, cutting mats and rotary cutters and fabric glue. Also bring a covered dish to share for lunch. For questions concerning the projects, please call 304- 754-9659.
CROP Walk Help fight hunger ad poverty all over the world by joining the 29th annual Fulton County CROP Walk. This year’s event will be held at Cowans Gap State Park Sunday, October 7, at 2 p.m. More information may be obtained by callng Patty Hall at 814-599-7756.
Daisy Girl Scout Membership Daisy Girl Scout memberships for the southern Fulton area are being taken now through September 21. Daisies is for girls in kindergarten and first grade. For more information, please call Amanda Shives at 717-504-3372 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, September 25, at noon, at Greenhill Sewing Club. Fall centerpieces will be made. New members and visitors welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485- 5736.
Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery Friday, September 21.
Ashlyn’s Angels Meeting Ashlyn’s Angels will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday, September 18, at 6 p.m., at Mc- Connellsburg American Legion. New members are welcome. For more information, contact Nancy Bivens at 717-799-7343 or Patti Mills at 717-294-3676.
Bingo Shade Gap Volunteer Fire Co. will hold bingo every Thursday at the ladies auxiliary building. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games start at 6:30 p.m.
Basket Bingo Forbes Road Class of 2014 will hold a Longaberger basket bingo October 14 at Hustontown Firehall. Large baskets filled with lots of great stuff, along with refreshments (chicken corn soup, baked goods, barbecues, etc.) and tip jars. Doors open at 11 a.m. and 20+ games of bingo begin at 1 p.m. See any class member or call 717-816-3937 for tickets.
Benefit Basket Bingo A Longaberger basket bingo will be held October 7. Proceeds benefit Pamela Sward who is fighting colon cancer. Doors open at 1 p.m. and bingo begins at 2 p.m. Purchase advance tickets by calling Jessica Small at 717-658-2361 or Heather Peck at 717-977-0206.