2013-07-04 / Community Bulletin Board



Homecoming Timber Ridge Cemetery Assoc., in cooperation with Antioch Christian Church, invites all to its homecoming celebration Sunday, July 28, at Antioch Christian Church beginning at 2 p.m. Included will be gospel bluegrass and Southern gospel music and a memorial message followed by fellowship at the adjacent pavilion. Meat, beverage and paper products will be furnished. Please bring favorite covered dish and lawn chair. RSVP and questions to 717-573- 2133.

Bible School Vacation Bible School will be held at New Grenada Church of God July 15-19 at 6:30 p.m. for the kids. Adults classes will begin at 7 p.m.nightly. All school-age children and adults welcome. Call 814-685-3399 or 814-448-0060 for more information.

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,

Special Services God’s Love On Wheels (G.L.O.W.) wil be held Friday night, July 5, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the former Richards Auto Sales parking lot. G.L.O.W. will offer music, worship, food, prayer availability, kids games, Love’s Closet items, door prize drawings and much more. G.L.O.W. is an outreach ministry arm of McConnellsburg and Cito United Methodist churches.

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 at 12107 Walnut Point Road, Hagerstown.


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.

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.

Senior Center Activities July activities for Warfordsburg Senior Center are as follows: July 4 – closed; July 5 – club meeting at 10 a.m.; game night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; July 8 – program “Seniors vs. The Heat;” July 9 – trip to Bedford shopping; July 10 – trip to Belleville; July 13 – open mic night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; July 15 – nutrition class; July 16 – trip to Rockwood; July 18 – photo workshop from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m; July 19 – trip to winery and Franklin County and singles mingle from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m; July 24 – trip to Shade Gap Picnic; July 26 – social night; July 30 – trip to Cumberland. For more information call 294-6020

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center July 13, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 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.

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.

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.


Fulton County Fair Participants Attention all fair exhibitors: Premium books are no longer being mailed to exhibitors. Please see local businesses to pick up this year’s copy. Reminder: Livestock entries must be received by July 15, 2013. Please mail to Fulton County Fair, PO Box 246, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Rabbit check-in will be Saturday, August 11, at noon. All other entries will be accepted starting August 11, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, August 12, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday, August 13, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the fair office.

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.


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.

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 trainer. 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 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.

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.

Zumba On Break Reaching Wellness Zumba at the alumni building will be on break until July 19.

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.

First Friday Lunch First Friday lunch deals will be held at McConnellsburg United Methodist Church across from the courthouse. Meal will be held Friday, July 5, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. First Fridays are an outreach meal being provided by McConnellsburg and Cito United Methodist churches on the first Friday of each month. Cost is free and donations are accepted. Dine-in or carryout. Donations this month benefit “Faht’s Love Banquet.”

Ham Potpie Fundraiser In place of the free meal on the second Tuesday in July, a ham potpie fundraiser is planned for Friday, July 12, at 5 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 220 North Third Street, McConnellsburg. Proceeds from the meal will be donated to the Cody Trail family to help with medical costs. Cody is a student at Central Fulton who has been fighting cancer for the last several months. Cost of this meal will be by donations only. Please plan to attend and help.

Ice Cream Festival An ice cream festival will be held at Richvale United Methodist Church, Saturday, July 20, at 4 p.m. Served will be barbecue chicken, homemade pies, soup, sandwiches and nine flavors of homemade ice cream. Music will be Chapt. VII Gospel Quartet. Bring lawn chairs. Church is located eight miles north of Shade Gap on Rt. 35.

Chicken BBQ/Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a chicken barbecue and open stage Saturday, July 27. Chicken will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open stage begins at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m.

No Free Meal There will be no free meal the month of July at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 220 North Third Street, Mc- Connellsburg. Free meals will continue the month of August as usual.

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.


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.


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.


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. Friends 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.

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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