2014-01-09 / Community Bulletin Board



Walking At Alumni Gym McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Assoc. will open the alumni community gym every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., for anyone to get out of the cold and exercise in the gym. This is a free activity. If Central Fulton School District is closed because of the weather, the alumni gym will also be closed. Any questions call 485-0221 or 377-3643.

Mic & Jam Night McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will host a Mic & Jam Night Saturday, January 15, 2014. Alumni gym will open at 4 p.m., with music starting at 5 p.m. All ages are invited to come and listen, dance and enjoy a night out. Anyone wishing to perform January 15, please contact John Hendershot at 328-2899 to be put on the schedule or just show up.

Elks Hoop Shoot The Chambersburg Elks Lodge #600 will hold its annual hoop shoot January 19, at Alumni Community Gym, 151 East Cherry Street, McConnellsburg, Pa. The hoop shoot comprises 25 foul shots from each contestant. It is open to all girls and boys ages 8-13. Birthdate as of April 1, 2014. Registration times are: 8-9-year-olds – 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Competition will start at 2:30 p.m., following the opening ceremonies; 10-11-year-olds: 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., with the 12- 13-year-olds registering from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Any questions or to preregister 717-485-0221 or 377-3643. Bring a copy of birth certificate to register.

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.


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

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7:30 p.m., in the stone house at the trout nursery on January 17. New officers and board members ere elected during the December meeting.

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.

Legion Meeting American Legion Post 561 active members regular meeting is the first Tuesday of every month at 7 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 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.

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.


Free Clothing Blankets and clothing will be available Tuesday, January 21, at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Sponsored by Fulton County Catholic Mission. The doors open at 9 a.m. For further information call 485-5917.

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.


Spaghetti Supper A free spaghetti supper will be held January 14 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Spaghetti, sal- ad, dessert and beverage will be available. Everyone is welcome.

Pancake/Sausage Breakfast A pancake and sausage breakfast will be held January 18 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Regular, blueberry and buckwheat pancakes, sausage, coffee and tea will be available. Donations will be accepted.

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-fashioned 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.


Redneck Bingo Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. and friends will host a benefit bingo for Larry Traxler January 26 at 1 p.m. On December 13 Larry fell off his house roof. He was flown to Altoona Trauma Center, later transferred to Health South Rehab Center. He will be home January 7 with a long road to recovery. The proceeds will help pay medical bills. Tickets will be sold in advance as well as at the door for $20 to play 20 games. Donations will be accepted in any form such as prizes for the bingo games and raffles. Other donations for sale such as baked goods, sodas, snack foods would be appreciated. Kitchen will open at noon for food and drinks. Any questions call 717-377-683 or 717-830-8824.

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.


Christmas Program Laurel Ridge Christian Church will hold its Christmas program again January 11, at 7 p.m. In case of bad weather, January 12 at 10:30 a.m. will be the makeup date. Come for the evening and enjoy a children’s program as well as the play, “A Cricket County Christmas Cruise.”

Prophecy Conference Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold a prophecy conference with Steve Herzig, director of North American Ministries for the Friends of Israel, on Saturday and Sunday, January 18 and 19. There will be two sessions on Saturday (4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.) with a potluck fellowship meal in between and two sessions on Sunday (10 a.m. and 7 p.m.). Please call 814-685-3910 for more information.

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