2013-09-05 / Community Bulletin Board



Fall Church Schedule McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church announces its return to a fall schedule beginning on September 8 with Sunday School for all ages starting at 9:30 a.m., fellowship time at 10:30 a.m., and worship starting at 11 a.m. All are invited to join in during those times. The church is located at the corner of South Second and Maple streets. Additional information may be obtained by calling the church office at 485-4400 or at www.mupc.org.

Special Services Special services will be held Sunday, September 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Immanuel Bible Church of Three Springs. Christian comedian and ventriloquist Ryan Bomgardner (Ryan & Friends) will be appearing. Offering will be taken toward his ministry.

Men’s Conference A one-day “Stepping Up” men’s conference will be held at Mercersburg Mennonite Church, 10060 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, Saturday, September 14. More information may be obtained by calling 717-360-9702.


Quilt Club Retreat Fulton County Quilt Club’s annual retreat will be held September 21, from 9 a.m. to roughly 4 p.m.

Golf Tournament The 20th annual Fulton County Medical Center Foundation Golf Tournament will be played Saturday, September 14, at Great Cove Golf Course in McConnellsburg. This year’s tournament benefits the emergency department expansion project. The tournament, which has a shotgun start at 9 a.m., features cash prizes for the winning teams, plenty of games along the way, a continental breakfast, a barbecue lunch, snacks and beverages throughout the morning, door prizes and awards. Registration begins at 8 a.m. that morning. The cost per golfer is $80. For more information about the tournament, or sponsorship/advertising opportunities, please call the foundation office at 717-485-6842 or go online to fcmcpa.org.

Golf Tournament A 4-man golf tournament will be held at Great Cove Golf Club September 28 at 8 a.m. Proceeds benefit Fulton County Pony/Colt Baseball Programs. Deadline to register is September 25. Contact Garry Miller at 717-987-3904 or 717-552-1222; Mary Huston at 717-485-5488 or 717-860- 3784; Steve Truax at 717-404-0054; Kenny Welsh at 717-987- 4262 or 717-860-0866; or Russ Miller at 717-485-5502 or 240-675- 1610.

Cruise-In An old school motorsports cruise-in will be held at the Alumni Community Building Sunday, September 8, starting at 2 p.m. Free registration for all motorcycles, gokarts, street bikes, muscle cars, trucks, race cars, racing mowers, dirt bikes, 4-wheelers, derby cars and children’s bikes. Food, vendors, music and photographer. Also a huge indoor flea market and yard sale. More information may be obtained by callng Amanda at 485-5585.

Train Display Cumberland Valley Railroad Club will have a display of their trains running Sunday, September 8, starting at 2 p.m., in the alumni community gym. Come and see the display and have an opportunity to get a chance to win a train set.

Soccer Shoot Elks Soccer Shoot will run the whole month of September. Please call Kathy Kendall at 717-485-0221 or 377-3643 to find out when and where a shoot will be running. Boys and girls up to 14 years old can participate in this shoot with a chance to go on to the district, state and national competition.

Casino/Outlets Trip A Sands Casino and Outlets trip is planned to Bethlehem, Pa., Saturday, November 2. The bus will leave the VFW at 6 a.m. Cost is $40, which includes $30 free slot voucher plus $5 food voucher. There are 16 restaurants and four outlets (Coach, Under Armor, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Corningware, Dress Barn, Van Huesen, Izod, etc.) Make reservations with Linda Lynch at 717-552-5422 or bring money to VFW. No refunds. First ones to pay get seats.

Bus Tour A bus tour will be held Friday, October 18, of northern Fulton, Bedford and Huntingdon counties, including Sinoquipe Scout camp, Russian cemetery in Wood, Railroad and Mining Museum in Robertsdale, lunch at Traditions in Martinsburg, Riddlesburg coke ovens, Keystone Foundry in Hopewell and Oregon Road CCC Camp, which was also a conscientious objectors and German prisoner of war camp. Time permitting, a visit will be made to the abandoned Sideling Hill turnpike tunnel and a South Penn Railroad culvert. Other sites will be discussed. Sponsored by Fulton Historical Society. Cost is $70 and $65 for society members and includes Bollman bus, lunch and all fees and gratuities. For reservations and details call John at 328-9279.

Senior Center Activities Activities at Hustontown Senior Center for September are as follows: September 5 - Bible study at 11 a.m.; September 9 - Belleville trip; September 10 - mental health wellness at 11 a.m.; September 11 - bingo at 10:30 a.m.; September 12 - local emergency persons from HAVFCO; September 13 - peanut day; September 17 - entertainment by “Old Friends” at 11 a.m.; September 18 - Hunger Action food drive and bingo at 10:30 a.m.; September 19 - health fair w/Patti Hess and FCMC at 11 a.m.; September 13 - nutrition education at 10:30 a.m.; September 24 - “You Gave, Now Save” at 10:30 a.m.; September 25 - luncheon honoring 85+ seniors; September 26 - Path Valley trip; September 27 - chocolate milk day. Call 987-3770 for lunch reservations.

Senior Center Activities Activities at McConnellsburg Senior Center for September are as follows: bingo, 9:30 a.m. – September 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 20, 23, 25, 27 and 30; health fair, 10 a.m. - September 9; Talk with Barry, 11 a.m. - September 10; Newburg trip, 7 a.m. - September 12; peanut day - September 13; nutrition class, 10 a.m. - September 17; Belleville trip, 6:30 a.m. - September 18; alpaca farm trip, 10 a.m. - September 19; asthma talk with April Imler, 11 a.m. - September 20; Waynesboro trip, 9 a.m. - September 24.

Cruise-In For a Cause A cruise-in will be held September 21 at Thomas All Things Automotive in McConnellsburg, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. A $10 donation is being accepted per registered vehicle. This event is being held to benefit the 2013 Fight Like A Girl recipients of Fulton County, Mary Barnhart, Kathy Hendershott and Johnathon Farling. Food will be available for purchase by Sipes Smokehouse BBQ. A bake sale is being hosted by Rehoboth New Life. Cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. The first 35 registered vehicles will receive a thank-you gift envelope. No alcoholic beverages. Not responsible for accidents. More information may be obtained by calling Kevin and Kim Mowen at 717-485-5492.

Senior Center Activities September activities for the Warfordsburg Senior Center are as follows: September 2 - center closed; September 4 - “Intro to Acupuncture”; September 5 - Italian Day and club meeting 1 p.m.; September 6 - van trip to Somerset Mountain Craft Days; September 9 - Road Kill Cafe bowling banquet; September 10 - sign up for new Wii bowling league; September 11 - van trip to Belleville; September 13 - van trip to Hyndman Senior Center, deer farm and orchards; September 14 - open Mic Night; September 16 - Wii bowling league starts; September 17 - van trip to Johnstown; September 18 - van trip to Rockwood Dinner Theatre; September 20 - game/movie night; September 23 - Fall Prevention Awareness Day; Wii bowling league; September 24 - 55 Alive Class; September 25 - 55 Alive Class; September 25 - celebration for senior center month; September 27 - computers and games; social night; September 30 - Wii bowling league, inside picnic – bring a covered dish. For more information call 294-6020.

Game/Movie Night Game/movie night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center September 6, 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, dominos, scrabble or play the shuffleboard. All are welcome to bring a game. Light refreshments will be served. Also, a movie for those who like to just sit, watch a movie and eat popcorn. Call 717-294-6020 for more information.

Benefit Ride A benefit ride in memory of Vincent Carbaugh will be held Sunday, September 8. Starting location is McConnellsburg American Legion at 1 p.m. to the Mountain House. Meal provided at end of ride. Proceeds donated to Hope Lodge. More information may be obtained by calling Jackie at 717-414-6646 or Jacob at 717-404-7429.


Eat All Winter From Garden A program will be held Saturday, September 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, at McConnellsburg Firehall. Cost is $10/person or $15/family (money must accompany reservation). To reserve a seat call 717-485-4111. Program presented by Fulton County Master Gardeners. Learn how to plant a garden in the fall and to eat all winter from your garden. Following the workshop will be tour of the Victory Garden.

Gun Raffle A fall gun raffle will be held Saturday, September 7, at Breezewood Firehall. Proceeds benefit Everett and Breezewood fire companies. Twenty guns and cash prizes, free food and beverage from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. First drawing will be held at 2 p.m. Tickets available at True Value, Everett; Everett Legion; Sagittarius Beauty Salon, Everett; any Breezewood or Everett fireman. Tickets also available at the door. Need not be present to win. Cost is $10 per ticket.

Memorial Service A memorial service of remembrance for victims of 9/11 and their families at the Letterkenny Chapel 9/11 Memorial and Veterans Memorial Park, Letterkenny Depot, Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 3 p.m. Speakers will be Bill Shuster and 9/11 first responder Terry Shaffer, fire chief (Ret.), Shanksville, Pa. The EMS flag will be dedicated.

Vendors Needed Better Days Animal League Thrift Store is now accepting reservations for vendors during Fall Folk Festival. Spaces available Thursday through Sunday, October 17-20. Convenient location and plenty of parking. Please call 717-485-0064 for information.

Hunter/Trapper Course A hunter/trapper education course will be held Saturday, September 7, from 8 a.m. to 3 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 bag lunch Saturday. This is the first of three traditional courses for Fulton County. This is a new format, six-hour training. For general information only contact 717-485-5390.

Chili Cook-off Contestants Wanted Contestants are wanted for Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church’s second annual chili cook-off October 5. Contestants must sign up to compete by September 28. For information e- mail wpc.chilli@frontiernet.com or call 717-294-3028 (leave message if no answer).

55-ALIVE Driving Class The 55-Alive /Mature Driving classroom refresher class will be offered at Warfordsburg Senior Center September 24 and 25. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and two days of classes are required. Preregister, either in person or by mailing a check payable to AARP for $14 (per person nonmember) or $12 (per person AARP member), to Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Rd, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Graduates of the class, age 55 and older, will be eligible for the three-year auto insurance discounts. If planning to stay for lunch, following the class, let Cindy know at 294-6020 one day in advance or when registering. There are no tests involved.

Love’s Closet Closed Love’s Closet is closed for September due to church construction and will be moving to a new location hopefully by October. Watch for more information.

Veterans Affairs Office Closed The Veterans Affairs office will not be open Wednesday, September 11, due to required annual training of all county veterans affairs directors statewide.


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.

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.

P.O.W.E.R. Meetings P.O.W.E.R. (Parents Offering Wisdom, Education and Release) will meet on the following dates: September 9 and 30, October 14 and 28, November 11, December 9, January 13 and 27 and February 20 and 24. The goal of the group is to support and educate the community, the addict and the families of addicts to the issues and problems that can occur when dealing with addicts and their recovery programs. Emotional and possible financial support are also offered to any individual who might need it to successfully overcome an addiction. The meeting is held at 292 Buchanan Trail. For more information, contact Susanne Reed at 717-414-9695.

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.

Vaccines Offered Pennsylvania Department of Health will offer vaccines to uninsured and underinsured persons every Thursday by appointment only at Fulton County Medical Center, 214 Peach Orchard Road, McConnellsburg. Please use front entrance, turn right and follow the Department of Health signs. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5137 or 814-623-2001.


Benefit Dinner A benefit dinner for Tristan Douglas, a Southern Fulton High School cancer patient, will be held September 7, at Needmore Bible Church, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Menu will be lasagna, salad, garlic bread, drink and dessert. Cost is adults $8, children 5-12, $5 and under 5 are free. There will also be a silent auction. Modern Woodmen of America will match up to $500 of the funds raised, but more money is hoped to be raised as they are having financial burdens with Tristan going back and forth to Childrens Hospital for treatments. There will be tickets for sale at different locations in the community. Tickets must be purchased by August 24. Contact Verla Hill at 717-573-2370 or Chris Hill at 717-573-4599.

Breakfast Fundraiser All are invited to attend the “Breakfast for Supper” fundraiser to benefit McConnellsburg Soccer Boosters Saturday, September 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Cito United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Donations accepted.

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.

Spaghetti Dinner Women’s Ministry of First Church of God will sponsor a spaghetti dinner September 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at First Church of God, Orchard Ridge. Donations accepted. More information may be obtained by calling 301-678- 5423.

Autumn Tea Fulton County Historical Social will hold an autumn tea Saturday, September 14, at 11:30 a.m. at the Fulton House to benefit the museum. Ken Keebaugh will be the speaker. Tickets are $9 for adults and $4.50 for children. For tickets or reservations call Ruth at 717-485-4496, Edie at 814- 735-3039 or Cherie at 717-987-3493.

Ice Cream Festival Fairview United Methodist Church will hold its last ice cream festival for the year Saturday, September 14. The church is located four miles north of Hustontown on North Hess Road. Homemade ice cream, soups, sandwiches, french fries and desserts will be for sale. The festival will begin at 4 p.m.

End Of Summer Fest And end of summer fest will be held September 14, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., at Shade Gap picnic grounds. A car show will be held from 9 a.m. to noon with crafts and antiques, breakfast and a chicken barbecue. Sponsored by Shade Gap Area Fire Co. Auxiliary.

Ebenezer Church Picnic The Ebenezer Church picnic will be held September 7. A social hour will be held at 11 a.m. and a covered-dish luncheon will be held at noon. Bruce Maxwell from Breezewood Truckers Ministry will be guest speaker after the meal. The Maxwell Family will provide music. Paperware and drinks will be provided. Everyone is welcome to come and share in the fellowship and renew old acquaintances. If bad weather, held inside. The church is located at 226 Ebenezer Church Road, Needmore.


Clippinger Reunion The descendants of Wilson M. Clippinger will hold their 38th reunion Saturday, September 14, at Forbes Road Lions Club Park beginning at 1 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring place settings, a covered dish, and games. Dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m. with games and family fun following the meal.

Hustontown/FR Alumni Banquet Hustontown/FR Alumni banquet will be held October 5, 2013, at Hustontown Firehall. All graduates of either high school are invited to attend. The door will open at 4 p.m. to visit with friends. The chicken and ham meal will be served at 6 p.m. A donation of $10 for each person attending is needed. Make check payable to Hustontown/Forbes Road Alumni Assoc. Please put year of graduation on check. Mail to Sarah Shaw, PO Box 446, Hustontown, PA 17229 by September 23. For more information call 717-987-3327.

Reunion Celebrate 50 years of nursing. The nursing staff of Fulton County Medical Center from the 50s and 60s or prior years are invited to attend a reunion September 14, at VFW meeting room, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Light buffet lunch for $6.50. Send check and reservations to Ann Morgan Sheeley at 413 Ridge Ave., Waynesboro, PA 17268 or call 717-762-8363 or to Phyllis Bard, 995 Ebenezer Church Road, Needmore, PA 17238, or call 717-573-2838.

Harr Reunion The descendants of John Harr (1776-1852) will hold their 28th annual reunion Sunday, September 15, at the VFW picnic grounds in Big Cove Tannery at 12:30 p.m.

Reunion The Kuhn, Clevenger and Kendle reunion will be held Sunday, September 15, at the Upton Community Center at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish and drinks for your family. Don’t forget some items for the auction.

FR Class Of 1966 Reunion Forbes Road Class of 1966 will hold a class reunion Saturday, September 14, at Hustontown Firehall. Social hour is at 5 p.m. followed by a meal at 6 p.m. For more information and RSVP call 485-4639.

DeShong Reunion The Harry N. and Arishia DeShong reunion will be held September 15 at Goldie’s house on Goldie Road. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and covered dish and enjoy the day with your relatives. There will also be special music.


Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, September 9 to take a free tour of Martin’s Bakery at 10:30 a.m. in Chambersburg. To carpool meet at Giant parking lot at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be at Cracker Barrel. More information may be obtained by calling 485-3594.

Change Of Meeting Date Fulton County Farm Women will hold their September meeting Thursday, September 12, at 6:15 p.m. at Fulton County Medical Center’s activity room. Games will be played with the residents. Each member is asked to bring a gift for the prizes.

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