2013-03-07 / Community Bulletin Board



Spring Revival Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold spring revival meetings with Bro. Bill Wollett. 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 through March 24 at 7 p.m. each evening. The schedule is as follows: 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.

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.


Easter Egg Hunt McConnellsburg Lions Club will host its annual Easter egg hunt for youths 12 and under at the Lions Community Park Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m. There will be different age groups with prizes for each group.

Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, March 23, beginning at 6 p.m. Kitchen ill open at 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Garden Club Trip North End Garden Club will attend the Hagerstown Garden Show Saturday, March 16. Members and their guests wanting to carpool should meet at the Giant parking lot by 9 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736.

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for March are as follows: nickel bingo, 9:30 a.m. – March 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 25 and 27; Easter eggs, 8 a.m. – March 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28; Newburg trip, 7 a.m. – March 6; couch potato exercises/blood pressure and health lecture, 11 a.m. – March 7; 14 and 28; movie day, 12:30 a.m. – March 8 and 20; Woodland (St. Patrick Day), 11 a.m. – March 11; Greencastle trip, 10 a.m. – March 12; nutrition class for seniors/ craft class, 10 a.m. – March 19 and 21; Chambersburg trip, 9 a.m. – March 22; craft day, 11 a.m. – March 25; cataract screening, 11 a.m. – March 26; center closed – March 29.

Senior Center Activities March activities at Warfordsburg Senior Center are as follows: March 1 - club meeting and game night, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; March 4 - last game Wii league bowling; March 8 - Wii dance and learning to dance; March 9 - open mic night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; March 11 - “Qi Gong” program; March 12 - Wii bowlers lunch at Roadkill Cafe; March 15 - singles mingle from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; March 18 - sign-up for next Wii tournament; March 19 - celebrate spring with food, friends, games and live music; March 20 - birthday party; March 21 - photo workshop from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; March 22 - trip to the Maple Festival in Myersdale (prepay); March 25 - Wii teams picked; March 26 - Easter egg hunt; March 27 - Easter dinner; March 29 - center closed. Every Monday is lowimpact exercises; every Tuesday exercise with Patti and quilting bee; every Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Move with Vivian; and every Wednesday and Thursday - Move with Vivian. For more information call 294-6020.

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 $1. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 717-294-6020.

FR Elementary Basketball Tournament Forbes Road will host the annual Great Cove elementary boys basketball tournament March 9, 15 and 16. Games will be played in the high school gym. Games on March 9 start on the hour from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 15 brings three games starting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The tournament concludes on March 16, with games beginning at 9 a.m. and final-round games at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. The tournament includes teams from Central Fulton, Everett, Forbes Road, Hyndman, Mount Union, Southern Fulton, Southern Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain.

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.


Do You Need Emergency Food Assistance The Fulton County Food Basket is a non-profit human service agency providing food on an emergency basis to those in need in Fulton County. As the lead agency for emergency food assistance, the mission is to provide high quality and nutritious food to those who are in need within Fulton County. The Food Basket is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is located in the basement of the McConnellsburg Senior Center on Woodside Drive. For information on how to receive an application and to qualify for emergency assistance, please contact 717-485-5688.

Community Garden Each spring Fulton County Food Basket sponsors the Community Gardening Program providing garden plots, seeds, fertilizer and plants with the assistance of other local business and organizations to those who are interested in growing their own produce and may not have the means to obtain the necessary materials needed to do so. Participants learn how to grow their own fresh produce. For more information and to sign up for the garden program, please contact the Fulton County Food Basket at 717-485- 5688.

FR Registration Forbes Road Elementary will hold its annual Red Bird and kindergarten registration April 2, 3 and 4. Students must be 4 years old on or before the first day of school in order to register for Red Birds. Students must be five years old before September 1 in order to register for kindergarten. Parents should call the elementary office at 814- 685-3865 in order to schedule an appointment for registration.

Easter Food Drive Boy Scout Troop 45 of Needmore is holding an Easter food drive for the local Food Basket. Watch for door hangers. The Scouts will be going door-to-door for collection of food on March 16. Anyone needing food picked up call Scoutmaster Jim Fuller at 485-3734.

Hunter-Trapper Education Course Fulton County Hunter- Trapper Education course will be offered Saturday, March 30, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club. Preregistration is required at PGC Web site at www.pgc.state.pa.us. Click on education/hunter education class schedule. Class is limited to 55 students. Bring a bag lunch Saturday. This is the first of three traditional courses for Fulton County. This is a new format, 6-hour training. For general information only contact John K. Johnston at 717-485- 5390.

Book Sale Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary will sponsor a book sale in the main lobby at the Medical Center Wednesday, March 13, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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 Soft- ball Officials. Cost is $20. Mail check and registration to Audrey Hall, 114 South Third Street, McConnellsburg.

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.

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.


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 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: McConnellsburg 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.

Smoking Cessation Classes Smoking cessation classes will be held, beginning March 13, from noon to 1:30 p.m., at Fulton County Medical Center CRD workroom, second floor. Call 717-485-3155, Ext. 6231, for more information.

Nutrition Awareness Program A community-based nutrition education program in collaboration with Penn State which provides nutrition education through monthly and individual classes is offered to help those interested in nutrition and safe food practices. In addition to food nutrition and food safety, budgeting, label reading, shopping tours, recipes, stretching of the food dollar, crafts and planting are addressed. Please call 717-485-5688 for times and locations in Fulton County.

Health Fair A health fair, “Eat Right Your Way Every Day,” will be held March 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Fulton County Medical Center’s main lobby. More information may be obtained by calling 485-6115.

Alzheimer’s Support Group Alzheimer’s support group will meet April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Fulton County Medical Center’s Pearl Room. Call 717-485-6115 for more information.

Drug Take Back Drug Take Back will be held April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Turn in unused expired medication for safe disposal at Fulton County Medical Center’s main lobby. Call 717-485-6115 for more information.

Health Fair A health fair summer kickoff will be held June 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Fulton County Medical Center campus. For more information call 485-6115.

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.


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 Bedford Chapel Church on Rt. 643, 4570 Flickerville Road, Warfordsburg, will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake supper Saturday, March 23, from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Menu includes pancakes, buckwheat cakes, sausage, sausage gravy, puddin meat, scrambled eggs, coffee, and juice. Everyone 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.


Buck Valley Park Meeting Buck Valley Park reorganization meeting will be held March 12, at 7 p.m., at the township municipal building.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting Fulton County Library Teen Advisory Board will meet Friday, March 22, beginning at 5 p.m., in the library’s community room for the monthly meeting, which will include plans for the upcoming Earth Day festival. All teens are welcome to attend.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will hold its first meeting for 2013 on Tuesday, March 26, at Normalee Anderson’s home, 3621 Black Bear Road, Needmore at 11 a.m. The agenda will include a review of the 2013 program, activity sign up and a presentation on seed planting. New members are welcome. More information may be obtained by callng 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 March 15. Details for the annual trout stocking and fundraiser on the first day of the trout season will be discussed.

Farm Women Meeting Fulton County Society of Farm Women will meet at the home of Betty Daniels March 14 at 7 p.m. Program will be soap making.

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

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