2014-02-20 / 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.

Open Stage Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will hold an open stage Saturday, February 22, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Little League Registration Anyone interested in registering for the 2014 Little League season should contact Greg Strait at 485-5723 or Loy Garber at 485-4902 to obtain a form. Return the completed form to FCLL, PO Box 132, Mc- Connellsburg, PA 17233. Little League is for ages 9-12; Farm League 7- and 8-year-olds and tee-ball 5- and 6-year olds.

Softball Registration BiValley girls softball is taking registrations for the local BiValley league (ages 4 and up) and travel teams that play in Chambersburg Suburban League. Plans are made for 12U, 14U and 18U travel teams to play in CSL. 12U games begin at the end of April. Registration held at the alumni building Saturday, February 22, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, February 24-26 and 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling Michelle Eichelberger at 717-372-5922.

Jazz Festival Forbes Road School District will host a district jazz festival Saturday, February 22, in the auditorium beginning at 1 p.m. Fifty student musicians from across the district, including Fulton County, will be represented. Tickets will be available at the door.

Shooting Match Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a shooting match Saturday, March 1, at 1 p.m. Signin begins at noon. Prizes awarded. A special shoot will be held for half a hog.

Toy, Train, Doll Show A toy, train and doll show will be held Sunday, February 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Scotland Community Center, 3832 Main Street, Scotland, Pa. Admission is $2.50; early birds are $5; and under 12 are free. More information may be obtained by calling 264-3081.

Open Mic Open Mic Night will be at Hancock Performing Arts Center at 126 West High Street, Hancock, February 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WAYS Soccer Registration Warfordsburg Area Youth Soccer spring registration will be held Saturday, March 1, at Dott Store, from 9 a.m. to noon. Questions or need a form: contact Lauren Mosemann at 717-573-2524 or kids-ncows@hotmail.com

CF Hall Walking Central Fulton hall walking will run until the end of March. Hall walking will be at the high school Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Check the Web site for updates at www.cfsd.info.


P.O.W.E.R. Meetings P.O.W.E.R. (Parents Offering Wisdom, Education and Release) will meet 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.

Historical Society Meetings Fulton County Historical Society monthly board of directors meetings will be held February 20, March 20, April 17 and May 15 at 7 p.m., at the Fulton House, McConnellsburg.

MOMS Meetings Southern Franklin County MOMS Club meets the third Thursday of every month at 9:30 a.m. Support is offered to stay-at-home moms in Greencastle Antrim School District, Tuscarora School District and McConnellsburg. For location and more information contact sfcmomsclub@outlook.com.

Shooting Club Meeting The monthly 4-H Shooting Club meeting will be held Thursday, February 20, at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club at 6:30 p.m. All youths interested are welcome to attend.

Pesticide Meeting A pesticide recertification meeting will be held March 6, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at McConnellsburg High School cafeteria. The program will give 2 Core and 2 Category credits. This will be the only program offered to the public in Fulton County so be sure to attend if needing credits. The meeting will follow the school schedule; if the Central Fulton School District is closed or has early dismissal there will be no meeting held. Please call 717-485-4111 for more information.

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery February 21.

Teen Advisory Meeting The Teen Advisory Board ofe Fulton County Library will hold a monthly meeting in the library's community room Friday, February 28, starting at 6 p.m. The group will be continuing their preparations for the upcoming Earth Day Festival. All teens age 13 to 19 are welcome to attend.

Conservation District Meeting The annual Ag. winter meeting, sponsored by Conservation District, will be held February 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Fulton Theatre, McConnellsburg. Lunch will be provided. Call 485-3547, Ext. 4, or go to fultoncountyconservationdistrict.org.

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.

Immunization Clinics The Department of Health is providing public immunization clinics by appointment only at the following locations: Fulton County Medical Center – every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Hustontown Senior Center – fourth Friday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Warfordsburg Senior Center – third Friday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eligible at low cost if underinsured (insurance does not cover the vaccine) or uninsured. For an appointment or questions call 814-623-2001 or 717-485-5137.

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 Dental Screenings Free dental screenings for ages birth to 18 will be held at Fulton County Family Partnership Dental Clinic (Overly-Raker building), February 14 and 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment is necessary. Cancelled in the event of bad weather. More information may be obtained by calling Patty Rhodes at 717-485-3079, Ext. 207.

Grief Support Grief share and grief recovery support group will meet at First United Methodist Church, 225 South Second Street, Chambersburg, starting March 3 at 7 p.m. in Room 131. For more information call Gail at 717-263-8491.

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.


Computer Classes Free computer classes at Fulton County Library Tuesday February 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call the library at 485-5327 to sign up for help. Reserve up to an hour with Coyle Free Library reference librarian Jill Yaich.

Forestry/Wildlife Conference All forest landowners or anyone interested in wildlife and forests, are invited to attend the 17th annual Forestry and Wildlife Conference, sponsored by Woodland Owners of the Southern Alleghenies. The conference will be held at Breezewood Firehall Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will include a hot lunch. The theme of this year’s conference highlights good forest management, with a special emphasis on understanding forest history and maintaining archeological sites or artifacts in private forests. Local vendors of forest products or nature crafts are encouraged to display and sell their products. The conference registration form is available at www.thewosa.org. Contact Laura Jackson to reserve vendor space at 814-652- 9268.

Benefit Book Sale A giant benefit book sale will be held May 9-11. Over 60,000 new and used books of all types, plus CDs, maps, sheet music, magazines, videotapes and artwork will be offered for sale at bargain prices at the 30th annual Friends of Legal Services book sale at Laird Hall on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, May 9; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 10; and noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, May 11. For information call 717-262- 2326.

Hunter/Trapper Course Fulton County Hunter/Trapper course will be offered Saturday, March 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club. Preregistration is required. Click “yes” on PGC Web site at www.pgc.state.pa.us. Bring a bag lunch. This is the first of three traditional courses and a new format with seven hours of training. For general information only contact 717-85-5390.

Free Tax Preparation Chambersburg Tax Aide Program and AARP Foundation will offer free tax preparation in Chambersburg and McConnellsburg to low- to moderate-income families. Site locations and dates: Eugene Clark Jr. Community Center, 235 South Third Street, Chambersburg: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; American Legion Post 46, Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays; and Fulton Theatre Building, North Second Street, McConnellsburg: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesdays.

Camp Cadet Applications Fulton County Camp Cadet is accepting applications for the 2014 Camp Cadet to be held at Sinoquipe Scout Reservation in Fort Littleton June 1-6. Applicants must be residents of Fulton County between the ages of 12 through 15 before June 1 and there is no cost to the cadet. Applicants may obtain applications through their school presentations or at the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks at 717-485-3131. Applications will be accepted through March 15, 2014.

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 Dinner Southern Fulton PTA is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner and a show at the elementary school, Saturday, March 29, at 6 p.m. Featured will be national awardwinning vocalist Sandy Uttley performing a tribute to Patsy Cline with classic country and oldies. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older; $6 for ages 6-12; and under 5 are free. For tickets call Donna at 717-294-3970 or Shonda at 717-294-3818.

Spaghetti Fundraiser A spaghetti fundraiser, sponsored by Hancock Lioness Club, will be held at Hancock American Legion Sunday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit local scholarships, local food bank and Lions Camp Merrick for diabetic children.

Pancake Supper Needmore Bible Church will hold a pancake supper in the fellowship hall March 1, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Served will be regular, buckwheat, chocolate chip and blueberry pancakes, sausage gravy and biscuits, home fries, scrambled eggs, puddin, ponhaus, sausage, dessert and beverage. Cost is by donation. Proceeds benefit Brazil mission team. More information may be obtained by contacting 717- 552-6246.

Pancake/Sausage Breakfast A pancake and sausage breakfast will be held February 22, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Served will be regular, blueberry and buckwheat pancakes, sausage, pudding, fruit, coffee and tea. Donations are willingly accepted.

Pancake Supper Whips Cove Church will hold a pancake supper Saturday, March 8, at 5 p.m. Served will be buttermilk pancakes, old-fashioned buckwheat cakes, eggs, pork puddin, sausage, ham, sausage gravy, coffee, hot chocolate and juice. Donations accepted and greatly appreciated. The church is located at 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg.

Lincoln Day Dinner Fulton County Republican Committee will hold its Lincoln Day dinner Saturday, March 1, at 6 p.m., at McConnellsburg Firehall. Adults are $13, children ages 7-12 are $6.50 and 6 and under eat for free. Call committee members or Jackie Yates at 717-573-2571 for tickets.

Soup Night McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church soup night will be held until April 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Any cancellations due to weather will follow the Central Fulton School District schedule.

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.


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

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