2013-09-12 / Community Bulletin Board



Conference “Treasured Trials Conference” with Kerby and Kelli Campbell will be held September 22, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., and September 23 and 24, at 7 p.m., at Dublin Mills Community Church. Campbell suffers from a physical condition that causes severe pain daily with no medical cure. Utilizing personal experience, he wants to help you give God honor through your trails and realize they are treasures from God. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please call 814-685-3910 for more information.

Special Services Special services will be held at My Father’s House Ministries September 27-29. Alan Ross from Scotland will be the guest speaker. Services will be Friday, September 27, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, September 28, at 7 p.m., plus Sunday morning, September 29, at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome to celebrate the 14th anniversary. The church is located on old Route 30 just east of McConnellsburg. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-4680.

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.

Free Airplane Rides EAA Chapter 36 will be giving free airplane rides for youths ages 8-17 at Hagerstown Airport Sunday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parent or guardian must be present to sign forms.

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.

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center September 14, 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.

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.

X Card Shoots Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club X card shoots will start Friday, September 20, at 7 p.m. and run every Friday night until November 22. Kitchen will be open.

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.

Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, September 28, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Free admission.

Free Movie Free Friday movie September 13 at 6:10 p.m., at Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg. The movie is rated G. Please use the community room at the back of the library. For further information call the library at 717-485-5327.

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 24 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.

Mic Night Open Mic Night will be held Friday, September 20, at Hancock Performing Arts Center, Town Hall, 126 West High Street, Hancock, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free and donations accepted. Light refreshments. Emcee is Jeanne Ward. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3912.

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.

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.


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.

Food Auction Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction Saturday, September 21, at 2 p.m. The kitchen will open at noon. Mike Sullivan will be the vendor.

Master Gardener Course Penn State Extension will offer a regional Master Gardener training course at Saint Bernardine Monastery in Hollidaysburg beginning September 25 and concluding October 30. More information may be obtained by calling 814-472-7986.

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.

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).

FFFF Parade Registration Parade registration forms for the Fulton Fall Folk Festival parade are due by September 30. Entrants must preregister. The chamber office will be closed that Saturday and no one will be available for assistance. Forms can be located at www.fultoncountypa.lcom. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-4064.

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.

Library Story Hour Preschool story hour begins Tuesday, September 17, at 10:30 a.m., at Hustontown Branch Library; Wednesday, September 18, at 10 a.m. at Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg; and Thursday, September 19, at 10:30 a.m. at Needmore Bible Church Community Center. Registration is not required. For further information, please contact Linda Burton at 717-485-5327, Ext. 207.

CROP Walk Help fight hunger and poverty all over the world by joining the 29th annual Fulton County CROP Walk. This year’s event will be held at Cowans Gap State Park Sunday, October 6, at 2 p.m. Contact Patty Hall at 814-599- 7756 for more information.

Free New Coats Fulton County Catholic Mission will have free new children’s and gently used children’s and adult coats available Tuesday, October 8, beginning at 9 a.m., at Saint Stephen Catholic Church. Further information may be obtained by calling 485-5917.

Computer Classes Free one-on-one computer classes will be held at Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg, Tuesday, September 17. The classes are taught by Coyle Free Library’s reference librarian and any topic can be chosen. Call the library at 717-485-5327 to register for a half-hour to hour time slot.

Volunteer Day At Cowans Gap Cowans Gap State Park will host a volunteer event September 28 to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Volunteers around the nation pitch in on National Public Lands Day to show appreciation for the nation’s valuable and beautiful public lands. Join park staff and other volunteers for a rewarding day of volunteering at Cowans Gap State Park. Volunteers are needed to assist with trail and day-use area maintenance, litter cleanup, table assembly, gardening, nature center chores and campground cleanup. There may be other projects as well. This event is being held from 9 a.m. to noon with sign-in held at Pavilion #1. Pre-registration for this event is required in order to prepare tools and work assignments. Please register by contacting the park office at 717-485-3948. All participants are invited to celebrate National Public Lands Day with a volunteer appreciation lunch, beginning at noon. During the lunch, the staff of Cowans Gap State Park will honor the dedicated volunteers that have contributed many hours to the park this season. Pre-registration is required for the lunch.

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.


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 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 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.

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- 0675 or dmcintyrevfwso@yahoo.com.

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.


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.

Farm Bureau Banquet Fulton County Farm Bureau will hold its annual banquet meeting October 5, at 6:30 p.m., at Sideling Hill Christian Church fellowship hall. For reservations call 717-294-3414 or 717-816-9603 by September 28.

Soup/Chili/Bake Sale A soup, chili and bake sale will be held Thursday and Friday, September 12 and 13, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and September 14, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg. Homemade jelly, jam and pickles, processed vegetable beef, chicken corn and ham and bean soup and chili by the bowl or by the quart. Baked goods including pies, cakes, cookies, breads, etc., also available and lunch will be available. Proceeds benefit Whips Cove Mission Projects. Sponsored by Whips Cove Church.

Spaghetti Dinner Friends of Peggy Claycomb, a local cancer patient, are sponsoring a spaghetti dinner at Saint Stephen Catholic Church in McConnellsburg, Friday, September 20. Spaghetti, meatballs, salad, drinks and dessert will be served at noon and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eat in or carry out. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for child.

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.

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.


SHCHS Class Of 1964 Reunion A planning meeting for the 50th-year class reunion of Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1964 will be held at the home of class members Larry and Linda Anderson, 23228 Pleasant Hill Road, Burnt Cabins, Sunday, September 15, at 2 p.m. All members of the class are invited to attend. If unable to attend and wanting to share ideas, please contact Larry or Linda at 814-259-3551 or class President Fred Knepper at 717-328- 5648.

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.


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.

Library Teen Board Meeting Fulton County Library Teen Advisory Board will meet at the Pump Station Road entrance to the old Pennsylvania Turnpike for a bike ride Sunday, September 29, at 3 p.m. Please bring a bicycle as well as a flashlight or headlamp to help navigate the tunnels. Registration/ liability forms will be available and will require parental signature for events held during the 2013-14 school year. All teens between ages 13 and 19 are welcome to attend.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, September 24, at 11 a.m., in Fulton County Library community room. Bring items for a silent auction. Early arrivals to help set up tables are appreciated. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736. Guests are welcome.

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the stone house at the trout nursery.

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