COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
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.
Christmas Celebration A community Christmas celebration will be held Friday, December 6, at 6 p.m., in Akersville Church. Snowdate is Friday, December 13. Akersville Church is located in Brush Creek Township on PA 915. The event is free of charge. Baked goods are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 717-860-1880 or e-mail Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Shooting Match Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a shooting match Saturday, November 2, at 1 p.m. Sign-in starts at noon. First- and second-place prizes awarded and shells provided. New season, new features.
Craft Show The Shade Gap winter craft show will be held November 23, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and November 24, between noon and 4 p.m., at Shade Gap Auxiliary building and next door at the Dublin Township municipal building.
Game/Movie Night Game/movie night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center November 1, 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 shuffleboard. All are welcome to bring a game. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a bag of chips or something and join the fun. A movie will be shown for those who like to just sit and watch a movie and eat popcorn. Call 717-294-6020 for more information.
Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Co. will hold an open stage November 23, beginning at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m.
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.
Celebration of Veterans The United Methodist churches of McConnellsburg would like to celebrate our nation’s heroes. On Saturday, November 9, all Fulton County veterans and one guest are invited to an evening of celebration, patriotism and remembrance. McConnellsburg/Cito United Methodist churches will sponsor a ham dinner at the Fulton Theater. Veterans will gather at 5:30 p.m. for dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a performance of “The Home of the Brave.” This musical presentation recounts the nation’s history and honors those who sacrificed to preserve freedom.To make a reservation, please call 485-4815 and select option #1 followed by option #2 for the church office by Friday, November 1. The event is totally free, a gift to veterans.
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.
Christmas Bazaar St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2 East High Street, Hancock, will hold a Christmas bazaar Saturday, November 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, ornaments and gifts, white elephant table, baked goods and soups to go. Lunch will be served.
Open Mic Night Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. will host open mic night Saturday, November 23, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m.
X Card Shoots Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club X card shoots will run every Friday night until November 22. Kitchen will be open.
Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) beginning at 7 p.m. at VFW Post 655, Poplar Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome. Come and learn some new steps. A $2 donation is appreciated.
New York City Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 will sponsor a bus trip to New York City Saturday, December 21. The bus departs From McConnellsburg Courthouse at 6 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast at approximately at 11:30 a.m. Depart New York City near 9th Avenue between 44th and 45th streets at 6:15 p.m. A stop will be made halfway home for supper. Estimated arrival back in Mc- Connellsburg is 12:15 a.m. Cost is $50 for adults and children under 12 $45. Please send money by December 2 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or call 888-623-6719 for more information.
New York City Trip Modern Woodmen will sponsor a “day on your own” bus trip Saturday, December 7 to New York City. Leave McConnellsburg at 6 a.m. and home around 11:30 p.m. Cost is $50 per person. A nonrefundable payment of $50 is due to hold a seat. More information may be obtained by calling Cheryl Cutshall at 485-0527 after 4 p.m.
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.
THIS AND THAT
SF Pre-K Program Anyone residing in the Southern Fulton School District and are interested in having their child participate in a pre-K program (4-year-old) or before/after school childcare, please complete the interest surveys located on the Southern Fulton School District Web site at www.sfsd.k12.pa.us by November 22, 2013. If unable toa ccess the surveys or having questions please call 717-294-3400.
Parenting Courses McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church and Fulton County Family Partnership are offering a series of free parenting groups open to the community 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.
Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes, sponsored annually by Samaritan’s Purse, will be collected at My Father’s House Minsitries, located at 1635 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg, during the week of November 18-25. Following hours for collection: Monday: noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Monday: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-9512 or 717-571-0895.
Christmas Gift Program Fulton County Catholic Mission is taking applications for its Christmas gift program for needy families. To sign up and for more information call 485- 5927.
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. Vaccines are available to Fulton County residents 18 years and older.
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.
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.
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 10:00 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch call 717-294-6020.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings Free blood pressure screenings will be given at the following locations: Mc- Connellsburg 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.
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.
McConnellsburg AA Meetings The McConnellsburg Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. every week at the Alumni Building Basement, McConnellsburg.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOOD AND DINING
Spaghetti Dinner A spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, November 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Buck Valley Christian Church, 2281 Harmonia Road, Buck Valley. Menu includes spaghetti, garlic bread, tossed salad, fruit cup, dessert and beverage. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 5-12 and under 5 is free and $20 per family. Proceeds and donations go to Hagerstown Rescue Mission.
Ham Potpie Supper Ham potpie supper will be held November 16, at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church Faith Center from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the local deacon mission. Donations accepted. Entertainment will be by Harmony Hill Singers. Pancake Supper Whips Cove Church will hold a pancake supper Saturday, November 2, at 5 p.m. Old-fashioned buckwheat and buttermilk pancakes, eggs, pork pudding, sausage and ham, sausage gravy and drinks will be served. Donations accepted. Located two miles south of Town HIll, I-70 Exit 156, on Route 643. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3229.
Thanksgiving Pie Sale The Family Life Committee will sponsor a Grandma Ann’s Thanksgiving apple and cherry pie sale Saturday, November 23. Cost of the pies are $8 for plain and $9 for crumb. To place an order call 485-5917.
Spaghetti Dinner Saint Stephen Catholic Church will sponsor an Election Day spaghetti dinner Tuesday, November 5. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner will be served from 4:40 p.m. to 7 p.m. Meatball subs will be available. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Takeouts will be available.
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.
Spaghetti Supper A free spaghetti supper will be held November 12 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Spaghetti, salad, dessert and beverage will be served. Everyone is welcome.
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.
Free Military Meal A free meal for all veterans and uniformed personnel will be held November 16, at 5 p.m., at Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 140 McGoverns Lane, Mc- Connellsburg. Special speaker will be Doug Carragher.
First Friday Lunch First Friday lunch deals will be Friday, November 1, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at McConnellsburg United Methodist Church, across from the courthouse. 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, but donations are accepted. Dine-in or carry out. Donations this month benefit youth outreach events/camping and retreat events. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-4815.
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 Monday, November 11, at 11:30 a.m., at K’s Place for a family-style turkey dinner. Cost is $10 per person. Please call Cherie at 987-3493 by November 6 with number attending.
P.O.W.E.R. Meetings P.O.W.E.R. (Parents Offering Wisdom, Education and Release) will meet on the following dates: 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.
Farm Women Meeting Fulton County Society of Farm Women will meet at the home of Betty Palmer November 7 at 7 p.m. This will be the annual bake and craft sale.
Friends Of Meadow Grounds Meeting Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake holds a monthly meeting on the fourth Monday of every month except December at 6 p.m. at Community State Bank at 415 Fulton Drive (runs from the Giant to Cito Road). The public is invited to attend and contribute.
Legion Meeting American Legion Post 561 active members regular meeting is the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Auxiliary members meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Members of both organizations are urged to attend.
PARSE Meeting Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE) has a 9:00 a.m. breakfast meeting on the second Wednesday of every month at McConnellsburg FOVA (VFW). If roads are snow-covered, meeting will be cancelled. All retired state employees and spouses are invited to attend. For additional information, call 717-294-3861.
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.
PASR Meeting To all school retirees, mark your calendars. Fulton Fall PASR meeting will be held at Hustontown Firehall during the morning of November 12. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The speaker, Ken Keebaugh, will talk about the one-room schools in the county. All are invited to bring items for the raffle to support the scholarship fund. Monetary donations for the Food Basket are also welcome. PASR has a storehouse of information available. This can be a benefit to all during retirement. PASR welcomes all school retirees and all friends of education, not just teachers. A delicious meal is planned with chicken and ham for only $10.50. Send reservaitons and money to Joy Anderson, 19816 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 or call 717-987-3494 or at email@example.com.