2013-02-28 / Community Bulletin Board



Spring Revival Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold spring revival meetings with Bro. Bill Wollett from March 17-24. The meetings will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, and be held each evening at 7 p.m. through Sunday, March 24, at 7 p.m. The meetings will include a variety of special music, inspirational worship, fellowship and the challenging word. Visitors are invited to attend. Please call 814-685-3910 for more information.

Lenten Services Lenten services will be held March 3 through March 24 at 7 p.m. each evening. The schedule is as follows: March 3 – Laurel Ridge with Rev. Williams; March 10 – Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Bard; March 17 – Rehoboth New Life with Rev. Hamilton; March 24 – Fort Littleton Bible Church with Rev. Strait.

River Oaks Helpline A Christian crisis counseling/prayer phone line is now available. Caring and compassionate Christian volunteers are available from 7 p.m. to 11 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.

Special Services Starting February 20, Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church will hold “24 Hours That Changed The World” every Wednesday. Join in as steps are retraced of Jesus on his final day in this powerful several weeks of study. Weekly program schedule is “The Last Supper,” “The Garden of Gethsamane,” “Condemned by the Righteous,” “Jesus, Barabbas and Pilate,” The Torture and Humiliation of the King,” “The Crucifixion,” and “Christ The Victor.” Starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. with a free fellowship meal followed by an hour study from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3028.


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

Hustontown Senior Center Activities Activities at Hustontown Senior Center for March are as follows: March 1 - van trip to Golden Corral in Hagerstown and Christmas Tree Shop; March 7 - Bible study with Pastor Chris Elliott at 11 a.m.; March 8 - van trip to Greenvillage Family Restaurant and surrounding shops; March 11 - nutrition/ed. class at 10:30 a.m.; March 14 - St. Patty’s Day party with Leslie from Woodland Retirement Center at 11 a.m.; March 15 - celebrating Hope’s 90th birthday; March 21 - blood pressure screening; March 26 - Bible study with Pastor Sam Stoey at 11 a.m.; March 27 - Easter dinner; March 29 - center closed; nickel bingo - March 6, 13 and 20 at 10:30 a.m. For lunch reservations call 987-3770 before 2 p.m. Carryout hot meals available.

Whiffle Ball Legue Sign up to play whiffle ball. Games will run during March for all 4-year-olds thru sixth grade. All games will be held inside the alumni community gym. Season will start at mid-March and run until end of April. Registration will be Wednesday, February 27, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; March 4, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, March 6, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the alumni building. Help is needed to pitch and help younger players in the field. Players will learn the basic principles of playing. Cost is $15 and payable to McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Assoc. More information may be obtained by calling 485-0221 or 377-3643.

AYSO Spring Soccer Anyone wishing to play spring soccer must register. All registrations will be held at the alumni community building on Wednesday, February 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Monday, March 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All boys and girls reaching their fourth birthday by August 1, 2012, and up are eligible. A copy of birth certificate is required plus a $40 registration fee. If unable to make registration, call 325-0219.

Senior Center Social Night On March 22, at 6 p.m., weather permitting, Warfordsburg Senior Center’s first social night of the year will be a sock hop. Seniors 60 and over are welcome to attend and enjoy the evening of food, dancing or just listening to the music furnished by Barb and Forrest, the DJs for the evening. Bring a covered dish and meat is furnished. For more information, call 717-294-6020.

Easter Egg Hunt Forbes Road Lions Club Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 30, weather conditions permitting. In case of inclement weather or muddy grounds, the event will take place in Forbes Road High School gym. Eggs, candy and special prizes for toddlers thru 12 years old. Raffle tickets are now on sale to support the egg hunt and other Lions Club projects.

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.

Mic And Jam Night McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will sponsor a Mic and Jam Night in the alumni community gym Saturday , March 16, 2013, starting at 5 p.m. Kitchen will open at 4 p.m. and the museums will be open. All ages are invited to come and listen, dance, eat and enjoy a night out. Anyone wishing to perform on March 16, 2013, please contact John Hendershot at 328-2899.

Little League Registration Reminder Time is running out for the Farm League registration (7- and 8-year-olds) and for Little League registration (9-, 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds). Forms can be obtained from Greg Strait or Loy Garber.

Pony League Registration Fulton County Pony League registration will be held for ages 13-14 as of April 30. Registrations will be held Friday, March 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration will be held at the Ray Koontz Memorial Little League field in the upstairs pressbox located above the concession stand. Cost is $30 nonrefundable, to be paid upon registration. This fee includes shirt and hat. Checks may be made to Fulton County Pony Baseball. Please bring a copy of child’s birth certificate to registration. More information may be obtained by calling Steve at 717-404-0054 or Garry at 717-552-1222.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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 10:00 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch call 717-294-6020.

Cardiologist To Speak Forbes Road Lions Club will host cardiologist Dr. Jeff Mandak of Fulton County Medical Center Cardiovascular Services. Dr. Mandak will speak on “Heart Disease: Are You At Risk” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at Hustontown Firehall. All are invited to attend.

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.

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.

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.

AA Meetings AA meetings will be held every Monday beginning April 1 at 11 a.m., at Fulton County Medical Center, Second Floor, Pearl Room. More information may be obtained by calling 485-6115.

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.


Daffodil Days Daffodil Days 2013 will be held the week of March 18. Deadline has been extended to March 8. Please call 717-264-6266 for pre-order sales.

SF Kindergarten Registration Southern Fulton School District will hold kindergarten registration March 7 and March 8, 2013. Anyone having children who will be 5 years old before September 1, 2013, please call the elementary school at 717-294-3400 to schedule an appointment.

Box Tops Carnival Fulton County Community Christian School will host a Box Tops For Education carnival March 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will have games, face painting, cake walks and a concession stand. Box tops can be purchased at the carnival. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-4400. A potpie supper will follow.

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.

PIAA Softball Umpires Clinic A PIAA softball umpires clinic will be held Sunday, March 17, at 10 a.m., at Bedford Middle School. This clinic is open to all current and potential softball umpires. Registration is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Clinic starts at 10 a.m. To register call Audrey Hall at 717-377- 3707. Checks should be made payable to Bedford County Softball Officials. Cost is $20. Mail check and registration to Audrey Hall, 114 South Third Street, McConnellsburg.

Conservation District Tree Sale Fulton County Conservation District is currently taking orders for its annual tree sale. A large variety of fruit, nut, ornamental and forestation trees are available. Also available are strawberries, blueberries, grapes, rhubarb and asparagus. Deadline for orders is March 8. An order form can be obtained by calling 717-485- 3547, Ext. 116, or by e-mail at fccd@pa.net, or by visiting http://fultoncountyconservationdistrict.org/tree-sale. Profits are used to support environmental education efforts within Fulton County.

VFW Nominations Nominations being accepted for vacancies on the board of directors for VFW. Must be a VFW member.

Help FR Fight World Hunger Forbes Road FFA is attempting to raise $2,000 to send livestock to third world countries. The donation deadline is March 8. This will bring agricultural knowledge, bring back economic opportunity and feed those who are hungry. Anyone wishing to make a donation can contact the FFA advisor at 814-685-3866, Ext. 1118, or Alexis Clippinger at 717-491-9323.

CF Registration Central Fulton School District will hold registration for the 2013-2014 school year Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday, March 21, 22, 25 and 26. Children who will be age 4 on or before August 19 are eligible for the 4K program, and children who will be age 5 on or before August 19, 2013, are eligible for the 5K (kindergarten) program. Please note that students who are currently enrolled in the 4K program do not need to re-register for 5K. Please contact Stacy Morton at 485-7072 to schedule an appointment.

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.


Bake Sale A bake sale will be held at McLaughlin’s Drug store in Penn’s Village Shopping Center on Monday, March 4, and Tuesday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Pancake Supper A pancake and sausage will be served March 2 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Donations to support UMW mission project.

Free Pasta Dinner A free pasta dinner will be served March 12 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Pancake Supper A pancake supper will be held at Needmore Bible Church Saturday, March 9, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The menu will be pancakes: buttermilk, buckwheat, blueberry and chocolate chip; scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, biscuits, sausage, ponhus, potatoes, dessert and drinks. More information may be obtained by calling 717-552-6246.

Pie Sale A pie sale will be held March 23 by Asbury United Methodist women at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville. Pie choices are apple, cherry, peach, shoofly and pecan. Nine-inch fruit and shoofly pies are $9 each. Eight-inch pecan is $9. Orders must be received by March 16. To order call 717-485-3886, 717-987-3289 or 717-485-3263 or e-mail shsmith@embarqmail.com or longbaer@centurylink.net. Pickup for pies is Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at the church.

Potpie Supper Fulton County Community Christian School will hold a potpie supper March 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Menu will be ham and/or chicken potpie, green beans, cole slaw, desserts and beverages. Donations accepted. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-4400.

Pie Sale St. Stephen Family Life committee is sponsoring an apple and cherry pie sale Saturday, March 16. Pies can be picked up after 9 a.m. The price of the pies are plain tops $9 and crumb tops $10. To place an order call 485-5917.

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.

Pancake Supper Whips Cove Church will hold a pancake supper Saturday, March 2, 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. The church is located at 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg.


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.

Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, March 11, at 9 a.m., at K’s Places. New members are welcome.

Soccer Booster Meeting MHS varsity boys and co-ed junior high soccer booster club meeting will be held March 5 at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Enter at the cafeteria doors.

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.

FCMC Auxiliary Meeting Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary will meet Monday, March 4, at 10 a.m., in the activities room of the Medical Center.

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

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.

Farm Women Meeting Fulton County Society of Farm Women will meet at the home of Betty Daniels Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. The program will be soap making.

Cemetery Assoc. Meeting Jerusalem Cemetery Association will hold its annual business meeting Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m. at the Jerusalem Christian Church.


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.

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