2013-06-27 / Community Bulletin Board



Bible School Wells Valley Community Vacation Bible School will be held July 8-12, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Wells Tannery Community Park. This year’s Bible School will be led by summer missionaries from the Child Evangelism Fellowship ministry. All children up to and including 12 years of age are welcome. For more information call Pastor Cross at 685- 3081,

Hymn Sing Orchard Ridge First Church of God will hold a Southern gospel concert June 30, at 6 p.m., at the church. Music will be performed by the Walking Miracles, husband and wife team of Wayne and Barbara Porter. Come and hear his testimony of his healing 30 years ago. More information may be obtained by calling 301-678-5423.

River Oaks Helpline A Christian crisis counseling/prayer phone line is now available. Caring and compassionate Christian volunteers are available from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 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.

Homecoming Come celebrate homecoming Sunday at Dublin Mills Community Church for the 40th anniversary on Sunday, July 7. Sunday School will be at 9 a.m., worship services at 10 a.m. and a picnic at noon. Please bring a covered dish to share and spend the day. Please call 814-685-3910 for more information.

Summer Tent Revival Mountain View Baptist Church invites all to attend its summer tent revival July 14-19. Service times are Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday through Friday, 7 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Special music will be provided by the Hoy Family from West Virginia. The church is located at12107 Walnut Point Road, Hagerstown.


Back To The 50s Back to those fabulous swinging ’50s Friday night, June 28, at Warfordsburg Senior Center. Social night for folks over 60. Bring a covered dish, meat is furnished. Come dressed in ’50s and ’60s attire and go back in time with Barb and Forrest. Meal is at 6 p.m., with music from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information call 717-294-6020.

Singles Mingle Warfordsburg Senior Center will host a singles mingle from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, June 21. This isn't a dating club. This is for single folks 60 and older to get together and remember old times, tell stories, compare ideas or just sit and enjoy the company of folks like yourself. Bring a snack and come and join the fun. For more information call 717-294-6020.

WAYS Sign-up Warfordsburg Area Youth Soccer (WAYS) fall registration will be held Monday, July 15, at Gordon’s Cruise-In, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Questions or a form contact Lauren Mosemann at 717- 573- 2524 or kids- ncows@hotmail.com.

Special Concert Black Oak Independent Bible Church presents the Stevens Family a/k/a Willing Vessel, in concert with good, old-fashioned Southern gospel music June 29, at 6 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken. Everyone is invited to join in for an evening of praise and worship. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-2290 or 304-676- 4660.

Wells Tannery Homecoming The Wells Tannery Homecoming will be held July 27, at Wells Tannery Community Park. The parade starts at 11 a.m. Food, including chicken barbecue, will be served throughout the day starting at noon. Come listen to local live music groups that will play until the raffle drawing at 9 p.m. Fire companies, marching groups, cars, floats, decorated bikes and 4-wheelers are encouraged to participate in the parade. For more information call 814- 685-3399.

Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends will sponsor a car, truck and motorcycle show behind the old school July 13 beginning at 8 a.m. Registration is over at 11:30 a.m. Sixty awards will be presented, along with 100 dash plaques. The old gym will host a flea market. Chinese auction, breakfast, dinner and 50-50 will be offered. A $10 entry fee day of show and $8 earlybird week before show. Raindate is July 14. All proceeds go to the community center. Information may be obtained by calling Dick at 485-3412.

Path Valley Picnic The 106th annual Path Valley Picnic and Homecoming will be held rain or shine August 14-17, at Hammond’s Grove, Route 75, north of Spring Run.

Ben K-5K The eighth annual Ben K-5K will be held Saturday, July 27, with the race beginning at 8 a.m. at Center United Methodist Church community building. Registration prior to July 6 is free. Forms received following that date or on race day should include a $5 fee. Forms are available at Knepper’s Mill, Newman’s Market, Hustontown Country Market and Fulton County News or by e- mail at spknepper@csborbisonia.com or chaninr@comcast.net.

Hancock Football Registration Hancock flag football and Hancock flag football cheer squad will hold registration for kids entering kindergarten thru second grade Friday, June 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Hancock Community Center. Cost is $35 for flag football and $50 for cheer squad. Bring child’s birth certificate. More information may be obtained at hancockflagfootball@gmail.com.

Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show Boy Scout Troop 143 will hold its seventh annual car, truck and motorcycle show June 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Bob Hoffman Chevrolet, 378 North Main Street, Mercersburg. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717- 552-4671 or at cleverjr101@comcast.net. Raindate is July 6.

Game Night Game night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center July 5, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seniors 60 and older are welcome to come and join in the games. There are card games (hand and foot, SKIP-BO, Phase 10 and 31) dominos (regular or Mexican), Scrabble or play the shuffleboard. All are welcome to bring a game. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a bag of chips or something and join the fun. Call 717-294-6020 for more information.

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for the month are as follows: bingo, 9:30 a.m. - July 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31; extreme heat talk, 11 a.m. - July 2; club meeting, 11 a.m. - July 3; center closed - July 4; Bedford trip, 8 a.m. - July 5; Newville trip, 7 a.m. -July 9; yard sale - July 11 and 12; nutrition class, 10 a.m. - July 16, 18; Bible study, 12:30 p.m. - July 16, 30; Belleville trip, 6:30 a.m. - July 17; hoagie day/covered dish; mold talk, 11 a.m. - July 23; Three Springs bingo, 9:30 a.m. - July 24; Roadkill for lunch/yard sales, 10 a.m. - July 25; pizza/salad day - July 30.

Car Show Calvary Independent Baptist Church will hold a car show Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at 140 McGoverns Lane, McConnellsburg. Admission is free with free food, entertainment and allday prizes. More information may be obtained by calling 717- 485-4745.


Fair Queen Applications Fair queen applications are available for girls ages 16-20 by callng Vickie Gordon at 485- 4915. Deadline is July 1.

Relief Center Open House Cumberland Valley Relief Center will hold an open house June 28, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hot dogs and ice cream sundaes and tours of the facility will be available. The center is located at 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway South, Chambersburg.

Carwash/Bake Sale A carwash and bake sale will be held at All Things Automotive Saturday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit MHS cheerleading.

Love’s Closet Love’s Closet will be held the first Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. July-October, at 117 West Market Street, in the alley behind the McConnellsburg United Methodist Church. Clothing, shoes, cleaning supplies, toiletries, toys and more absolutely free. Sponsored by United Methodist Churches of McConnellsburg.

Veterans Assistance Dan McIntyre, assistant state service office of Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be at McConnellsburg VFW to assist veterans with service-connected disability claims. Primary day is the second Wednesday of every month and the alternate day is the fourth Wednesday of the month. Also available by appointments. Contact 717-414- 0674 or dmcintyrevfwso@yahoo.com.

Hunter/Trapper Course Fulton County Hunter Trapper Education course will be held Saturday, June 29, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club. From Mc- Connellsburg take Rt. 522 north about 3/4 mile. Turn right onto McGovern’s Lane and proceed approximately 2/10 mile to club. Preregistration is required. Click yes on PGC Web site at www.pgc.state.pa.us, click on education/hunter education class schedule. Class limit is 55 students. This is the first of three traditional courses for the county. This is a new format and 6-hour training. For general information only contact John K. Johnston at 717-485-5390.


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, they are held the fourth Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch call 717-294-6020.

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.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group Alzheimer’s/ dementia support group meets the third Tuesday monthly at 6:30 p.m. in Fulton County Medical Center, Pearl Room. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-6108.

Power Clinic Reaching Wellness Power Clinic: Building Strength and Speed will be held each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. July 15-26 at MHS track from grades 9-12. Cost is $50. Two weeks of intense training geared toward maximizing power by teaching athletes to become more strong, agile, explosive and determined. Preregister with Catherine Washabaugh at 717- 816- 4331 or washabaughv@yahoo.com.

Women’s Running Club Reaching Wellness Women’s Running Club will be held July 29 thru August 12, at 6:30 a.m. Runners will be led through an invigorating morning run by a certified personal rainer. Course routes will begin with more relaxed routes and gradually increase in difficulty as the session progresses. Meet at Lions Park walking trail. Cost is $50 (includes fluorescent running shirt). Participants must preregister at 717-816-4331 or washabaughv@yahoo.com.

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.

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.

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. Please call 717-485-5688 for times and locations in Fulton County.

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.

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 Blood Pressure Screenings Free blood pressure screenings will be given at the following locations: McConnellsburg Senior Center the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Hann’s Apartments the second Monday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Warfordsburg Senior Center the third Wednesday of every month from 11:00 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.

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


Farm Women Picnic Farm Women of Fulton County will hold their family picnic July 7, at Buchanan’s Birthplace, at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

Ice Cream Festival Center United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream festival Saturday, July 13, starting at 4 p.m. Turkey dinners will be available with filling, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, applesauce or coleslaw. Also available will be sandwiches, soup, pie, cake and ice cream. The church is located one-half mile off Waterfall Road, five miles north of Hustontown on Dublin Mills Road (Doran Road). Mark calendars for next festival on August 24.

Dinner Fair Ridge Assembly of God Ministries Center, 22776 Piper Lane, Shade Gap, will hold a dinner Sunday, June 30, at 11:30 a.m. Served will be baked ham, mashed potatoes, filling, gravy, noodles, corn, green beans, coleslaw, cake, punch, coffee and tea. Cost is $8 for adults; children 4- 12, $4; and under 4 free. Sponsored by Fair Ridge Assembly of God youth group.

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.


Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet July 8, at 9:30 a.m., for breakfast at Crampton Manor. Must have reservations and $10 by July 5. Call Melvina at 987-3806 for more information.

Wells Tannery Homecoming Meeting The next Wells Tannery Community Park homecoming meeting will be July 2, at7 p.m., at the park. All are invited.

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.

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.

PARSE Meetings Cancelled PARSE Chapter 127 will not hold meetings during the months of July and August. Fall meetings resume in September.


Bingo Bingo will be held at Buck Valley Park Saturday, June 29. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6 p.m.

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.


Swope Reunion The descendants of Andrew and Iola Swope will hold their annual reunion Sunday, June 30, at Sideling Hill Christian Church. Lunch will be at 2 p.m. Bring a covered dish. Since this is a new location and time, please pass the information on to all family and friends.

Mellott Reunion The descendants of Clarence/Thorton and Mabel Mellott will hold their annual reunion at Needmore Community Center scoutgrounds in Needmore, Sunday, July 7. Lunch will be at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish. Friend and neighbors are always welcome.

MHS Class Of 1983 Reunion McConnellsburg High School Class of 1983 will hold its 30th class reunion August 3 at American Legion Post 561. All class members are urged to attend this milestone class reunion. For more information call 407-761-7580.

Hustontown Class Of 1947 Reunion Hustontown High School Class of 1947 will celebrate their 66th year since graduation Tuesday, July 2, at 1 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. Classmates and their partners please plan to attend.

Green Hill Reunion Green Hill School Alumni will hold its final reunion August 17, at Sideling Hill Christian Fellowship, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, at 5:30 p.m. Send reservations and remittance of $14 each to Sally Gress, 13465 Sipes Mill Road, Harrisonville, PA 17228, by August 10. Please notify classmates as this will be the last reunion.

Strait Reunion The Henry Strait family reunion will be held Sunday, July 7, at Fort Loudon Community Center. The meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a hot and cold dish. There will be an auction and door prizes. Tell family members and plan to attend.

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