2012-10-31 / Community Bulletin Board



Fall Harvest Outreach Rehoboth New Life will host a Fall Harvest Outreach and five-year anniversary Saturday, November 3, beginning at 3 p/m. RNL’s child outreach team will be hosting crafts, games and storytime for the children. RNL’s adult outreach team will be hosting a pulled pork barbecue meal and prayer tent for the adults. There will also be a hayride at the conclusion of the event, weather permitting. Come and celebrate RNL’s five-year anniversary. Pastor Lowell Bard and the partners of Rehoboth New Life invite all to attend. For more information, call 717.496.7558.

Outreach Schedule McConnellsburg United Methodist Church November outreach schedule is as follows: Friday, November 2 – free lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wonderful Wednesdays (November 7 and 28) – 5:30 p.m. meal and 6:30 p.m. worship; Thanksgiving meal - Thursday, November 22 at noon; Walk Through Bethlehem – Thursday, November 22 at noon. Worship services Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Anyone needing transportation to any of the events may contact the church office at 717-485-4815 and leave a message. All requests shoud be made at least 48 hours prior to the schedule event.

Contemporary Worship Contemporary worship service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Sunday, November 4, at 11 a.m. Informal service with live modern music and children’s message. Nursery provided. The theme will be “Give Thanks.” Bring a picture of a loved one that you are thankful for – living or deceased. St. Paul’s is located at 228 North Second Street in McConnellsburg. Call 717 485-5554 or visit the Web site www.uccmccbg.weebly.com for more information.

Musical Program All are invited to enjoy a special musical program Saturday evening, November 3, at 6 p.m., in Needmore Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at the intersection of U.S. 522 and PA 655 in the village of Needmore. The concert will be given by the nationally acclaimed southern gospel quartet, “The Skyline Boys.” A light meal will be served following the program. Admission is free. A freewill offering will be received to assist the group with their expenses.

Bible Conference Knobsville Church of the Brethren will hold a Bible conference November 11-14, led by Pastor Fred Thomson of Easley, S.C. The conference is entitled “The Joy Robbers: A Study in Philippians.” Conference will be held Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited. More information may be obtained by contacting Pastor Chris Elliot at 717-987-3935.


Winter Craft Show A winter craft show with more than vendors will be held Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, November 18, from noon to 4 p.m., at Shade Gap Auxiliary Building and Shade Gap Firehall. Homemade food will be available at both locations.

Christmas Bazaar St.Thomas Episcopal Church, 2 East High Street, Hancock, will hold a Christmas bazaar Saturday, November 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, ornaments and gifts, white elephant table, baked goods and soups to go. Also available will be ham potpie, soups, sandwiches, drinks and desserts.

Garden Club Christmas Party North End Garden Club will meet for the Christmas party Tuesday, December 4, at 11:30 a.m., at Jean Bonnet in Bedford. In place of exchange gifts, bring a monetary donation to be collected for the Fulton County Food Basket. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736.

Hustontown Senior Center Activities November activities at Hustontown Senior Center are: Bible study with Pastor Elliott, November 1 at 11 a.m.; nutrition class, 10:30 a.m., November 5; center closed November 6; van rip to Path Valley Restaurant and B&D’s Store, November 6; program on new updates of Medicare Part D at 10 a.m., November 8; Jamie Jenkins from Southern Care, 11 a.m., November 9; center closed November 12; meet Dr. Jeff Mandak, 11 a.m., November 13; Thanksgiving dinner, November 14 (sign up early for lunch reservations); blood pressure screening, November 15; center closed November 22 and 23; Bible study with Pastor Stoey at 11 a.m., November 27; nickel bingo at 10:30 a.m., November 7, 21 and 28.

Open Stage Open stage will be held at Hustontown Firehall Saturday, November 24, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and share their talent. A good time to enjoy an evening out.

New York City Trip Modern Woodmen Youth Group is sponsoring a day “on your own” trip to New York City November 17. Cost is $50 per person. Leave McConnellsburg at 6:15 a.m., pit stop, arrive in NYC around 11:15 a.m., leave NYC at 6:30 p.m. A nonrefundable payment of $50 is due to hold seat and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Cheryl Cutshall at 485-0527 after 4 p.m. for more information.

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas bazaar will be held November 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and November 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Christian Church Fellowship Hall. All kinds of crafts, gift ideas and food. The church is located three miles west of Needmore. More information may be obtained by calling Mary at 573-2567.

Christmas Dinner Auction Fulton County Community Christian School will host its annual Christmas dinner auction Saturday, November 10, at Needmore Bible Church. A silent auction will begin at 3:30 p.m. A buffet dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by the traditional auction at 6:30 p.m. Hundreds of items to bid on ranging from handcrafted furniture and crafts to antiques, guns, hunting and fishing gear and supplies, household decorations, framed prints, jewelry and much more. Dinner reservations are required. Tickets may be obtained by calling 717-573-4400 or 717-485-3496. Donations for the silent and/or traditional auctions are being accepted and appreciated. Items may be dropped at the school or arrangements for pickup can be made.

Senior Center Activities November activities for the Warfordsburg Senior Center are as follows: November 6 – Election Day; November 9 – Altoona Shopping trip; November 10 – Mic Night ,6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; November 12 – Veterans Day (center closed); November 13 – family photo day and wii bowling league; November 14 – Thanksgiving dinner and quilt raffle; November 15 – photo workshop, 5 p.m.; November 16 – Bricktown Senior Center Trip plus more; November 20 – “Introducing Cardio” with Dr. Mandak; November 21 – birthday party; November 22 and 23 – Thanksgiving holiday (center closed); November 27 and 28 – 55 Alive Class; November 30 – social night, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Pilgrim Theme; every Monday wii bowling league and Low Impact Exercises; every Thursday move with Vivian, News Time and penny bingo. For more information call 294-6020.

Bus Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 will sponsor a bus trip to New York City Saturday, December 1. The bus departs from McConnellsburg Courthouse at 6 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast at approximately 8:15 a.m. and arrive in New York City near Macy’s at approximately 11:30 a.m. Depart New York City near 9th Ave., between 44th and 45th streets at 6:15 p.m. A stop will be made halfway home for supper. Estimated arrival back in McConnellsburg is 12:15 a.m. Cost for transportation and a buffet breakfsat is $50 per person. Please send money by November 12 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or call 888-623-6719.


Parents And Family Members Of Addicts Support group to help family members of addicts cope and deal with the one they love who is struggling with addiction. Free. Refreshments provided. Meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at 292 Buchanan Trail. Call Susanne at 717-414-9695 for more information.

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.

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 7:00 p.m. every week at the Alumni Building Basement, McConnellsburg.

Flu Immunizations Free flu immunizations for Fulton County residents will be held November 1 at McConnellsburg Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.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.

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.

Addicts Helping Addicts Addicts Helping Addicts meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m. This is a peer-led support group for addicts struggling with drug addiction and needing help in their recovery. Admission is free. Refreshments provided. Held at 292 Buchanan Trail. Call Susanne at 717-414-9695 for more information.


Soup and Sandwich Sale Election Day soup and sanwich sale will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Knobsville United Methodist Church. Menu will include beef vegetable soup, ham and bean soup, chicken corn soup, chili, sloppy joes, hot dogs, chili dogs, french fries, side salad, desserts and beverages. Soup will be sold by the cup, bowl and the quart and you can eat-in or take-out. All soup available for sale by the quart for $4.50 a quart, and orders for quarts of soup can be placed by calling 717-987-3164.

Election Day Food Sale Food will be for sale from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Wells Tannery Park on Election Day, November 6. Also on sale will be hats, T-shirts and Wells Tannery grandstand prints.

Pancake Supper Whips Cove Church pancake supper will be held Saturday, November 3, beginning at 5 p.m. Buckwheat and buttermilk pancakes, eggs, pork pudding, sausage and ham, sausage gravy and drinks. Donations accepted. Located two miles south of Town Hill, I-70 Exit 156 on Route 643. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294- 3229.

Soup And Sandwich Sale A soup and sandwich sale will be held November 3 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Soups for sale are ham and bean, chicken corn and vegetable beef. Sandwiches are sloppy joes and hot dogs. Soup is available by the bowl or by the quart. Call 717-485-3886 or 987-3280 to order soup by the quart. Prices are $1.75 for a 12-oz. bowl or $4 for a quart of soup.

Free Meal A free pasta and salad meal will be held November 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville. All are welcome.

Spaghetti Dinner An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, November 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Buck Valley Christian Church, 2281 Harmonia Road, Warfordsburg. Cost is adults $5; children 5-12, $3 and 5 and under are free or whole family for $20. Donations benefit Hagerstown Rescue Mission.

Free Meal Free community meal Saturday November 10, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Knobsville United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to attend. There is no charge for this meal, but donations will be accepted. The church is located at 11048 Waterfall Road.

Election Day Spaghetti Dinner St. Stephen Catholic Church will hold an Election Day spaghetti dinner Tuesday, November 6. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner is served from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Meatball subs will be available also. Cost is $6 for aduts and children 12 and under are $3. Takeouts available.

Potpie Dinner Ham potpie dinner will be held November 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center. Proceeds benefit local missions. Donations accepted. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294- 3028.

Turkey Dinner Shade Gap Area Fire Co. Auxiliary will hold its annual turkey dinner Saturday, November 10, at 4 p.m. at the auxiliary building. Cost is $9 for adults and $4.50 for children 4-12 and under 4 are free. Proceeds benefit Shade Gap Fire Co. Auxiliary.

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.


Love’s Closet Are your finances falling with the temperatures? Come to Love’s Closet October 27, 117 West Market Street, in the alley behind United Methodist Church. Clothing, shoes, household items, cleaning supplies, toiletries, toys and much more absolutely free.

Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, sponsored annually by Samaritan’s Purse, will be collected at My Father’s House Ministries located at 1635 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg, during the week of November 12-19. Following hours for collection: Monday – noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-9512 or 717-571-0895.

55-Alive Driving Offered The classroom refresher course for the 55-Alive/Mature Driving will be offered for free to veterans at Warfordsburg Senior Center November 27 and 28. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and two days of classes are required. Preregister either in person or by calling the center. All others can call or mail the check payable to AARP for $14 (per person nonmember) or $12 (per person AARP member) to Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Graduates of the class, age 55 and over, will be eligible for the 3-year auto insurance discounts. Anyone planning on staying for lunch following the class, please be sure to call 294-6020 one day in advance or when registering. There are no tests involved.


Red Neck Basket Bingo A Red Neck basket bingo will be held Saturday, November 10, at the Alumni Community Building. Proceeds support the building. Sponsors, baskets, door prizes, silent auction, baked goods, water, soda, Gatorade, hotdogs, barbecues, rolls, candy, nachos and cheese are needed. Anyone who can help or donate, please contact Mrs. Kendall at 485-0221 or 377-3643. Doors open at 5:30 and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $ 25 and includes 20 games plus four specials and door prizes. Baskets filled with goodies. There will be a raffle for a gun and one special will be for a fisherman’s combo. King Tut, raffles, jars and 50/50 will be available.

Basket Bingo A Longaberger basket fundraiser, sponsored by Breezewood Fire Co., will be held November 4, 2012. Doors open at 2 p.m., with games starting at 3 p.m. Tickets available at the door at a cost of $20 for 25 games and additional baskets and Longaberger items will be raffled off. All baskets will be filled by local business or friends of the fire company. Baskets are first quality and will include many baskets that are no longer available for purchase. Kitchen will be open. All proceeds benefit Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co.

Bingo McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. bingo games are held every Monday and Friday evenings. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m.

Bingo Bingo will be held November 4 at McConnellsburg VFW. Doors open at noon and bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance (will reserve your seat) and at the door for $25. Proceeds go to Wounded Warrior Foundation. Twenty games, raffles, food and prizes.

Basket Bingo Basket bingo will be held November 4 at Breezewood Fire Co. Doors open at 2 p.m. with games starting at 3 p.m. Tickets availale at the door at a cost of $20 for 25 games and additional baskets and items will be raffled off. Kitchen will be open. All proceeds benefit Breezewood Fire Co. Sponsored by the Longaberger Company.


PASR Meeting Fulton PASR invites all school retirees to help celebrate. They are 45 and PASR is 75. The group will meet in McConnellsburg Luthern Church Thursday, November 8, starting at 9 a.m. to celebrate. Those honored will be the current members who are 75 and over and will get a free meal. Send reservations and $12 for all others to Ronald Mitchell, 144 Valley View Drive, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, or contact him at 717- 485- 3628 or e- mail ronaldmitchell@comcast.net.

Medical Center Auxiliary Meeting Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary will meet Monday, November 5, at 10 a.m., in the activities room of the Medical Center.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, November 27, at Joy Anderson’s home, 19826 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg. Christmas swags for Leisure Living Retirement Home will be made. New members and visitors welcome. More information may be obtained by calling Sharon Berbert at 717-485-5736.

Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, November 12, at 9 a.m, at K’s Place.

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