2014-01-02 / Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Game/Movie Night

Game/movie night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center January 3, weather permitting, 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 that you would like to play. 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.

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.

MEETINGS

Relay For Life Committee Meeting

Anyone interested in learning about the Relay For Life being planned for 2014 is invited to a committee meeting on Tuesday, January 7 at 7 p.m. in the Pearl Room of Fulton County Medical Center, 214 Peach Orchard Road. Relay For Life is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what can be done to reduce cancer risk and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease. If you would like additional information please call the American Cancer Society office at 717-264-6266 or e-mail connie.woodruff@cancer.org.

Singles Meeting

Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, January 13, at 9 a.m., at K’s Place.

P.O.W.E.R. Meetings

P.O.W.E.R. (Parents Offering Wisdom, Education and Release) will meet on the following dates: 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 Maria Richards January 2, 2014, at 7 p.m. Each member should bring a small gift for bingo.

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 p.m. Members of both organizations are urged to attend.

PARSE Meeting

Pennsylvania Association of Retired StateEmployees(PARSE)hasa9a.m.breakfastmeetingon 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.

Friends Of Meadow Grounds Meeting

Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake holds a monthly meeting on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Community State Bank at 415 Fulton Drive (runs from the Giant to Cito Road). The

HEALTH

public is invited to attend and contribute.

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.

McConnellsburg AA Meetings

The McConnellsburg Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. every week at the Alumni Building basement in McConnellsburg.

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.

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 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Hann’s Apartments – the first Thursday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Warfordsburg Senior Center – the first Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon; and Hustontown Senior Center – the third Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon and Mt. View Apartments – second Tuesday monthly 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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.

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 p.m. every week at the Alumni Building basement, McConnellsburg and Mondays at 11 a.m. at Fulton Co. Medical Center.

THIS AND THAT

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.

FOOD AND DINING

Pancake Supper

Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg, will hold a pancake supper Saturday, February 1, at 5 p.m. Served will be buttermilk and old-fashion buckwheat cakes, ham, sausage, puddin’, sausage gravy and eggs, orange juice and coffee. Donations are accepted and greatly appreciated. All donations go to the young adult projects. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3229.

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.

BINGO

McCbg. Bingo

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

REUNIONS

DeShong Reunion

The family of Elvie and Regina DeShong will hold their annual reunion at Knobsville United Methodist Church January 5, at 12:30 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 485-5413.

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