2013-10-10 / Community Bulletin Board



Concert Sharon Mennonite Choir will hold a concert Sunday, October 13, at 7 p.m., at Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown. Further information or directions may be obtained by calling 814-685-3910.

Men’s Conference Risk Takers for Christ will present DARE 2B Daring men’s conference at Knobsville Church of the Brethren, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-3935 or on the Knobsville Church of the Brethren Facebook page.

Revival Revival services will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren November 1-3. Dale Glading of Risk Takers for Christ will be the speaker. Evening services will be at 7 p.m. and Sunday morning will be Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. and fellowship meal at noon.

Women’s Conference Rehoboth New Life will host a women’s conference October 11 and 12, 2013, with guest speaker Donna Williams of EPIC Ministries, Houston, Texas, and guest worship leader Lisa Ritz of Greencastle. Conference will begin Friday, October 11, at 7 p.m. and continue on Saturday, October 12, at 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided by RNL. Rehoboth New Life is located at 8364 Great Cove Road, Needmore. For more information please call 717-496-7558.

Revival Revival services will be held October 11 and 12, at 7 p.m., at Bedford Chapel Church, 4570 Flickerville Rd, Warfordsburg. Ministering and music will be presented by Heaven Bound. All are welcome.


Breakfast Buffet Cito United Methodist Church will serve a breakfast buffet Saturday, October 19, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Cito Fellowship Hall located at 3746 Cito Road, Mc- Connellsburg. The buffet-style breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, hash browns, chipped beef gravy, toast, orange juice and coffee. No charge. Donations accepted.

Chili Fest Stop by the ninth annual FFDC Chili Fest Saturday, October 19, at 9 a.m. at Democratic headquarters, 123 South Second Street, on Rt. 522, half a block up from the banks. One day only. Still only a buck a cup makes it the best deal in town. All kinds of chili: mild, hot, meat, veggie., etc. Sponsored by the FFDC

Turkey Supper A turkey supper will be held October 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 230 North Third Street, Mc- Connellsburg. Serving from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Takeouts at the back entrance.

FFFF at Pleasant Ridge Campground Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade soup, coffee, baked goods, Scentsy products and yard sales.

Vendors Wanted Individuals or families wanted for yard sale setups at Pleasant Ridge Campground, Harrisonville, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the Fulton Fall Folk Festival. Vendors also welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 485-3973, 573-4586 or 552-9160.

Yard Sale/Flea Market A yard sale and flea market will be held Friday, October 18, and Saturday, October 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Rehobeth New Life Church, Rt. 522 in Needmore, next to firehall. Proceeds benefit ReNewing Hope Ministries Ladies Recovery Center.

Breakfast Fulton County Community Christian School Boosters club will serve an old-fashioned country breakfast Saturday, October 19, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Menu will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, home fries, biscuits, juice and coffee. Price is by donation. The school is located along Rt. 522 in Needmore.

Petting Zoo/Food Stand McConnellsburg FFA will hold a petting zoo, bake sale and food stand Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19, during the Fulton Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, on Saturday at 2 p.m., Justin Cheshire will give a roping demonstration

HAVFCO Festival Activities Activities at Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival are: Friday, October 18, 5 p.m. – roast beef dinner; Saturday, October 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – all-you-can-eat homemade slippery potpie; Saturday, October 19, 6 p.m. – open stage; Sunday, October 20, 11 a.m. – all-you-can-eat buffet. Watch for details.

Car Show A car show will be held Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Needmore Bible Church, 6939 Great Cove Road, Needmore. Open to all antiques, hot rods, customs, classics, trucks and motorcycles. There will also be a concession stand, bake sale, music, door prizes and more. Judging is at 1:30 p.m. and trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit Fulton County Community Christian School. Parade participants are welcome and encouraged to participate as registration is open until 1:30 p.m. To register or for additional information call 301-730-0955.

Fashion Show/Pet Show A fashion show and pet show will be held in Waterfall, Saturday, October 19, at 12:30 p.m., on Knepper’s Mill porch. All pets and people are welcome to participate. Outfit must come from 2nd Time Around in Waterfall. To participate call 814-685-3414. Outfit is yours to keep and prizes will be given. Join the fun.

FFFF Food Stand Center United Methodist women are planning a rest-stop for your sweet tooth, a refreshing drink of coffee, soft drinks and water, a sandwich for gnawing hunger and an exceptional apple dumpling as long as they last. A great opportunity to sit a spell in the historic Grange Hall, owned and kept neat by Zion United Methodist Church. To enjoy old friends and new ones. It’s a great homecoming away from the hustle and bustle of the day.

Chicken BBQ Knobsville United Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $10 for half a chicken with dinner; $7 for just half a chicken. Eat in or take out. Baked goods also will be for sale.

Puppen Meister At FFFF Fulton County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Puppen Meister will be returning to this year’s 40th annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival at the alumni building in McConnellsburg. The Puppen Meister will be doing multiple marionette/puppet shows throughout each of the 3-day event and will be featuring children’s activities and games in addition to the popular 20 to 30 minute shows. Children’s activities and games include T-shirt spin art and face painting. Admission is free. Show times are Friday, noon to 2p.m.; 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11 am., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.; and Sunday 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

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.


Halloween Parade McConnellsburg annual firemen’s Halloween parade will be held Thursday, October 31, beginning at 7 p.m. The parade route will run from East Maple Street to the McConnellsburg Firehall. Lineup will begin in front of Carbaugh’s Coin Laundry. Area children are invited to visit the firehall following the parade for light refreshments.

Dale Gordon 5K Run The Dale Gordon 5K run/walk will be held Saturday, October 19, at the square in Needmore. There are 12 age/gender categories and medals are awarded in each category. The money raised is contributed to Fulton County Community Christian School. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m. More information or registration forms may be obtained by calling 717-573- 4400 or e-mail dalbon@frontiernet.net.

Benefit A benefit for Linda Fling will be held at Buck Valley Park Saturday, October 19, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with yard sales, vendors, music by local bands all day, bingo at 5 p.m. and breakfast served all day.

Harvest Day Cowans Gap State Park will hold a Harvest Day Saturday, October 19, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Activities will include pumpkin carving, seed roasting, hot apple cider, autumn crafts, fall games, nature trail, trek or treat trail and fall foliage walk.

Civil War Military Parade, Medal of Honor Ceremony A parade honoring Civil War hero Dr. James Breathed will be held Saturday, October 12, in Hancock, Md., starting at 1 p.m. on Main Street. At 1:40 p.m. a ceremony will be held bestowing the Confederate Medal of Honor on Dr. Breathed, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hancock.

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas bazaar will be held Friday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, three miles west of Needmore. Sponsored by the ladies group.There will be homemade soups, sandwiches, cakes, baked goods, pies, etc. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-2567.

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center October 12, 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.

X Card Shoots Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club X card shoots will run every Friday night until November 22. Kitchen will be open.

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.

Parenting Courses McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church and Fulton County Family Partnership are offering a series of free parenting groups open to the community October 10 and 24, November 7 and 21 and December 5, at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Childcare provided. Additional information may be obtained by calling Kenny Walker at 717-485-5038, Ext. 215.

Benefit Visit Hoss’s Steak and Sea House in Chambersburg October 12, 2013, to help raise money to benefit Lisa House Arnold in her fight against leukemia. When visiting Hoss’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you must present a flyer that has Lisa’s group number benefit on it. The flyers can be picked up at the following businesses: Cutchall’s in Fort Littleton, Hustontown Country Market, Hustontown Library and Post Office, Lincoln Way Pizza and Designs and Styles Hair Salon in McConnellsburg, Community State Bank, Waterfall Post Office, and Newman’s Store in Waterfall, and the Wells Tannery Post Office.


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 Flu Immunizations Free flu immunizations for Fulton County residents will be held November 8 at McConnellsburg Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; November 12 at Warfordsburg Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and November 12 at Hustontown Senior Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

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.

Grief Support Group Grief support group will meet October 10 through November 2, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Fulton County Medical Center, Second Floor, Pearl Room. More information may be obtained by calling 717-377-2276.

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

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.

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.

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.


Pancake Breakfast Fulton County AVTS Building Trades will hold a pancake breakfast October 16, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the old Forbes Road High School. Breakfast by donation and proceeds go for students to attend disaster relief field trips.

Republican Dinner Fulton County Republican fall dinner will be held Friday, October 25, at 6:30 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. Tickets are $13 for adults, $6.50 for children 7-12; and free for children 6 and under. Contact a committee person for tickets or call Monica Seville at 658-7957 or Jackie Yates at 573-2571.

Benefit Dinner A benefit dinner for Tom H. Deshong for medical expenses will be held at McConnellsburg Firehall November 2, from noon to 4 p.m. Menu will be spaghetti and salad. Price is adults $8; children 5-12, $4; and children 4 and under are free. Also available will be raffle tickets and basket tickets. Need not be present for drawings.

Turkey Dinner St. Mary’s Church just north of Shade Gap on Rt. 522, is having its annual all-you-can-eat turkey dinner, Sunday, October 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adult and takeout dinners are $8, children 5-11 are $4, and 4 and under are free.

Turkey Dinner Shade Gap Fire Co. auxiliary will hold its annual turkey dinner Saturday, November 9, at 4 p.m. at the auxiliary building. Cost is adults $9; children 5-10 $4.50 and under 5 are free. Takeouts available. Proceeds benefit Shade gap Fire Co. auxiliary.

Chicken BBQ Needmore Fire Co. is having a chicken barbecue Sunday, October 13, at 11 a.m. Menu will be half a chicken, baked beans, baked potato, cake, roll. This is the last one for the year.

Democratic Dinner The Fulton County Democratic fall dinner will be held at Needmore Firehall Saturday, October 12, at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door or from committee members.

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.


Historical Society Fall Meeting The annual fall meeting of Fulton County Historical Society will be held October 12, at 7 p.m., in the courtroom of Fulton County Courthouse. Guest speaker is Ross Hetrick, a historical interpreter of Thaddeus Stevens, who was thought to be the most powerful congressman during and after the Civil War, a fearless champion of freedom and equality and the savior of public education in Pennsylvania. During his lifetime, his fame rivaled Abraham Lincoln’s.

Library Teen Board Meeting Fulton County Library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will hold a Halloween costume party Friday, October 18, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., in the community room of Fulton County Library. Teens are asked to bring a covered dish or snack to share. All teens between the ages of 13 and 19 are welcome to attend.

P.O.W.E.R. Meetings P.O.W.E.R. (Parents Offering Wisdom, Education and Release) will meet on the following dates: 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.

Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet October 14, at 11:30 a.m., at Cowans Gap State Park. Bring a sandwich for lunch. Other food, snacks and drinks will be provided. A stop will be made at Milky Way for dessert. Anyone wishing to carpool should meet at Cherie’s house at 11 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 987-3493.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, October 22, at 11 a.m., in Fulton County Library community room. Topic will be planting and forcing fall bulbs, presented by Master Gardener Marion Sickles. Bring pots, soil and any bulbs to plant and share. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736. Guests are welcome.

Open Forum Environmental Action Group will hold an open forum featuring Scott Alexander, watershed specialist, FCCD, and Dave Scamardella, DCNR Forestry, to discuss “The World Outdoors” to include streams, forests and hiking trails. The forum, will be held in the community room, lower level entrance, Fulton County Library, at 7 p.m., Wedneday, October 16. All are invited.


McCbg. Bingo McConnellsburg Fire Co. will hold bingo every Monday and Friday of each week. Bingo starts at 7:00 p.m. and doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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