2013-02-06 / Community Bulletin Board



Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center February 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Donation is a $1. Everyone is welcome! Weather permitting. For more information, call 717-294-6020.

Night Of A Cappella Music Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute invites all to attend a night of a cappella music Wednesday, February 6, at 7:30 p.m. The institute is located 1-1/2 miles west of Harrisonville along Rt. 30 at the old Green Hill School.

Benefit Auction A benefit auction will be held at Chambersburg Mennonite Church, Friday, February 22 (snow date February 23). Food will be available at 5 p.m. and auction begins at 5:30 p.m. New items available along with gift certificates, handmade items and collectibles.

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.

Dodgeball Tournament A benefit dodgeball tournament will be held Sunday, February 24, at the alumni building in Mc- Connellsburg. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and tournament starts at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per player and $3 per spectator. Teams of any number of players, teams and ages can come. A concession stand and bake sale will also be held. Proceeds benefit Tristan Douglas and Cody Trail who are both fighting cancer. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-4209.

Yard/Bake Sale A two-day indoor yard and bake sale will be held at Needmore Bible Church Family Life Center on Friday, February 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, February 23, from 8 a.m. to noon. A food stand will also be available with hot dogs, steamers, homemade soups, pie, chips and drinks. All proceeds benefit the NBC missions trip to Brazil.

WAYS Sign-up Warfordsburg Ara Youth Soccer (WAYS) will hold spring sign-up on Saturday, March 2, at Dott Store, from 10 a.m. to noon. More information may be obtained by calling Lauren Mosemann at kids-n-cows@hotmail.com or 717-573-2524. Hancock Little League Registration Hancock Little League registration will be held Thursday, February 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, February 8, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, February 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Hancock Community Center. More information may be obtained by calling 301-573-4259.

Sweetheart Ball The 29th annual Sweetheart Ball will be held February 9, 2013, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Tickets are $35 per couple. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dinner 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.

Little League Registration Extended Registration for Fulton County Little League, Farm League and T-Ball has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. Sign-ups are being held at the clubhouse located at Lions Community Park in McConnellsburg.

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.

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.

Bloodmobile On Valentine’s Day, February 14, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Red Cross will be accepting blood donations at the Faith Center in Warfordsburg.

Fitness Classes Reaching Wellness Presents Work It Out fitness classes for women. All fitness levels welcome. Every Tuesday and Thursday in February 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 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.

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 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.


Benefit Book Sale More than 60,000 new and used books of all types, plus CDs, maps, sheet music, magazines, videotapes and artwork, will be offered for sale at bargain prices at the 29th annual Friends of Legal Services Book Sale at Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg May 10-12. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 10; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11; and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. Additional information may be obtained by calling 717-262-2326.

Babysitting Fundraiser Cadette Girl Scout Troop 1597 and adult leaders are hosting a Valentine’s Day babysitting fundraiser Thursday, February 14, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the basement of McConnellsburg United Methodist Church. Please e-mail ptbooth3@gmail.com or call 485-5514 to reserve a space for your children. The troop is raising funds for summer camp and an excursion to Boston to learn about the Revolutionary War. Cost is by donation.

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.

Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, February 11, at 9 a.m. for a Valentine’s party at K’s Place.


Cemetery Assoc. Meeting Whips Cove Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Wednesday, February 20, at 7 p.m. at the Whips Cove Church.

Quilt Club Meeting Fulton County Quilt Club will meet Saturday, February 16, at 10 a.m. in the community room of Fulton County Library located on North First Street, Mc- Connellsburg. Following the business meeting and election of officers, a class will be held on making an iron caddy. Items needed for the class are: 21-inch by 28-inch main cover fabric (can use pre-quilted fabric), 21-inch by 28-inch heat resistant ironing board fabric (available at Jo Ann Fabrics), 21-inch by 28-inch Insul-Bright or two layers of cotton batting, two 1-inch buttons, 1/4-inch wide elastic ( approximately 9 inches) (can use ponytail elastics), 1/4 yard for binding, fabric for straps (pre-quilted fabric or make your own). Also bring sewing machine, scissors, pins, rotary cutter and mat, mechanical pencil, eraser, freezer or waxpaper to draw pattern.

FR Baseball/Softball Meeting There will be a Forbes Road Youth Baseball and Softball organizational meeting Wednesday, February 6, at Hustontown Firehall at 6:30 p.m. Officers will be elected and the upcoming season will be discussed. Parents and community residents are urged to attend to help get ready for the 2013 season.

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery on February 15. Members are asked to bring a hunting or fishing item they would like to trade or swap after the meeting.

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.


Pancake Supper Whips Cove Church will hold a pancake supper Saturday, February 9, at 5 p.m. Served will be buttermilk pancakes, old-fashioned buckwheat cakes, eggs, pork puddin, sausage, ham, sausage gravy, coffee, hot chocolate and juice. Donations accepted and greatly appreciated. The church is located two miles south of Town Hill, I-70 Exit 156 on Rt. 643.

Fasnacht Day Knobsville United Methodist Church will make 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.

Free Meal A free meal will be served February 12, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville. Pasta, salad, beverage and dessert served from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Lincoln Day Dinner The Lincoln Day dinner will be hosted by Fulton County Republican Committee on Saturday, February 23, at 6 p.m., at McConnellsburg Firehall. Tickets are $13 for adults; $6.50 for children 6-12; children 5 and under eat for free. Please contcat a council member for tickets or Jackie Yates at 717-573-2571.


Breezewood Bingo Cancelled Bingo at Breezewood Fire Co. will be cancelled for the month of February.

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