2013-01-23 / Community Bulletin Board



Little League Registration Fulton County Little League will hold open registration for the 2013 season at the Little League Clubhouse located at Lions Community Park in Mc- Connellsburg. The dates: Friday, January 25, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, January 26, from 9 a.m. to noon; Friday, February 1, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, February 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls can register for Tee Ball (5-6 years old), Farm League (7-8 years old) and Little League (9-12 years old). Registration fee is $35 first child and $30 for each additional child. First-year players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. Registration forms are being mailed to Farm League and Little League players who were on teams during the 2012 season. More information may be obtained by calling Greg Strait at 717-485-5723.

Auction/Dance Ashlyn’s Angels will hold a benefit auction/ dance March 23, 2013, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Doors open at 3 p.m. and auction starts at 5 p.m. Admission tickets are $5 each and on sale now. Anyone wishing to purchase or help sell tickets or make a donation to be auctioned off, please contact Nancy Bivens at 717-799-7343 or Patti Mills at 717-294-3676. Proceeds benefit Jeff Evertts, who is battling lung cancer.

Teen Night Teen night will be held at McConnellsburg library, Friday, January 25, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and all teens welcome. Wii, crafts, board games, movies, books and music available. Enter through community room door.

Bus Trip To Sight And Sound The Knobsville United Methodist Church is taking a bus to Sight and Sound theatre in Lancaster Saturday, April 27, for the production of “Noah.” There are a few remaining seats available on the bus. Please call Joann at 717-987-3164 for more information.

Walk, Run, Play Walk, run and play at the alumni community gym free every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Questions? Please call Kathy Kendall at 485- 0221 / 377-3643.

Bi-Valley Softball Registration Bi-Valley girls softball registration will be held for girls in grades K-8 at McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends building Friday, February 1, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Registration is $50 for the travel team. Looking to field 12U an 14U travel teams that play in Chambersburg Suburban League. 12U games start near the end of April and run through mid-June. 14U games start near the end of May and run through mid-July. Girls over 12 years old will have to schedule the 14U team and not the local summer league. Registration fee will be $25 for the local summer league (ages under 12). Summer league starts off with a short camp after school is out. Games to start in June.

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.

Sweetheart Ball The 29th annual Sweetheart Ball will be held February 9, 2013, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Tickets are $35 per couple and include a salad and dinner at 6 p.m. and gourmet desserts at 6:30 p.m., followed by dancing, live and silent auctions. Funds raised will benefit Tristan Douglas and family and other local charities. Music by DJ Shane Imler, Northeastern Entertainment. To purchase tickets call 717-294-3180 or 717-485-5930.

Hall Walking Hall walking will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the months of February and March, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McConnellsburg High School.

Open Stage There will be an open stage at Hustontown Fire Co. Saturday, January 26, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.


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, classes are 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 in 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.

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.

Fitness Classes Reaching Wellness Presents Work It Out fitness classes for women. All fitness levels welcome. Every Tuesday and Thursday in January (begins January 8) and February (begins February 5) at 5:30 p.m. For more information, email:washabaughv@yahoo.com. or call Catherine Washabaugh at 717-816-4331.

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.

Free Dental Screenings Free dental screenings for ages birth to 18 will be held at Fulton County Partnership Dental Clinic (Overly-Raker building) February 1, 8 and 15 from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment is necessary. Cancelled in the event of bad weather. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-3079, Ext. 207.

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.


Quilt Show Cumberland Valley Relief Center will host a quilt show January 24-26. Thursday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., at 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway, Chambersburg. The show is a great opportunity to view new hand-quilted pieces that have been made in the Cumberland Valley. These quilts will later be auctioned at the PA Relief Sale to be held in Harrisburg at the Farm Show Complex April 5 and 6, 2013. Over 100 hand-quilted pieces will be displayed. Free admission.

Lincoln Highway Bloom Project Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Highway with a Lincoln Highway in Bloom project. Individuals or groups interested in volunteering for the Mc- Connellsburg portion of LH in Bloom, please e-mail travelersrest@comcat.net or call Karen at 814-652-6263.

Community Victory Garden The Fulton County Master Gardeners would like to invite the public to participate in the second-year community Victory Garden within McConnellsburg Borough held Wednesdays from April to September, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The gardens will be at Second Street behind the McConnellsburg Firehall. There will be a small fee associated with this program: $20 per person or $30 family to defray material costs for the 2013 season. A meeting of those interested will be held to discuss the program. Anyone interested should contact the Fulton County Extension Office and speak with Donna E. Shasserre at 717-485-4111.

Workshop on Planting Seeds A workshop on planting seeds will be held Saturday, March 9, fom 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., at the first floor of McConnellsburg Firehall. Cost is $10 per person. To reserve a seat call 485-4111. Program presented by Fulton County Master Gardeners.

Penn State Extension Pesticide Certification Training for private applicators will be held at the following local locations: Huntingdon County – January 31, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Southern Huntingdon High School; Fulton County – February 26, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at McConnellsburg High School cafeteria. Pesticide certification exams will be held March 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Fulton County. Contact Greg Strait at 717-485-4111 for more information.

FAFSA Workshop A FAFSA completion workshop will be held at McConnellsburg High School Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at 6 p.m., in the high school cafeteria. For questions, call the guidance office at 485-7048.


Bingo Shade Gap Fire Co. will hold bingo at the Shade Gap Ladies Auxiliary building every Thursday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m.

McCbg. Bingo McConnellsburg Fire Co. will hold bingo every Monday and Friday of each week. Bingo starts at 7 p.m. and doors open at 5:30 p.m.


Farm Women Meeting Fulton County Society of Farm Women will meet at the home of Dorothy Randler Thursday, February 7, at 7 p.m. Program is a spoon meal, so bring favorite dish plus recipe.

History Group To Meet The Bedford County Dutch Corner History Group will meet at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 27, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Road, Bedford. Anyone interested in the history of that area may attend. The group is still seeking photos and additonal information from Dutch Corner, especially of the schools, in preparation for publication of a book. Questions may be directed to Carl Sellers at 814 623-6303 or Lora@DutchCornerPa.com. Web sites are www.DutchCorner.org or www.Dutch Corner- PA.com.


Potpie Supper Needmore Bible Church will hold a potpie supper January 26, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., to benefit the Brazilian Mission Team. Menu will be ham, beef or chicken potpie, roll, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Donations will be accepted. More information may be obtained by calling 717-552- 6246.

Fasnacht Day Knobsville United Methodist Church will be making plain, powdered and cinnamon sugar donut holes on Tuesday, February 12. The free donut holes will be available for pickup beginning at 5 a.m. at the church. Advanced orders for can be placed by calling Rhonda at 987-3934 or Joann at 987-3164. On Tuesday, February 12, orders can be placed by calling Knobsville United Methodist Church at 987-3759 from 3 a.m. to 11 a.m. Walk-ins welcome, too. Free coffee will also be offered. Monetary donations will be accepted.

Easter Candy Sale Fulton County Community Christian School Boosters is holding a Wolfgang candy fundraiser through February 14. Orders delivered March 14. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-0400.

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.

Potpie Supper Trinity United Church of Christ in Fort Loudon will hold its chicken, ham and beef potpie supper Saturday, January 26, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Community Center located at Hawbaker Drive and Mullen Street. Eat in or order carryouts. Adult meals are $7.50. Meals for children ages 7-12 are $5 and under age 7 eat free. The menu includes pepper slaw, applesauce, pickles, cake, punch and coffee. The meal is all-you-can-eat served buffet style.

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