2015-12-31 / Community Bulletin Board



Deshong Christmas Reunion The family of Elvie and Regina Deshong will hold their Christmas gathering January 3 at 12:30 p.m., at Knobsville United Methodist Church. For more information call 485-5413.


Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Monday morning at 11 a.m. (even holidays) in the Pearl Room, second floor of Fulton County Medical Center, and every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the basement of McConnellsburg Alumni Building, located at 301 East Maple Street. Both are open meetings that anyone can attend.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group Alzheimer’s/ dementia support group meets the third Tuesday monthly at 6 p.m. in Fulton County Medical Center, Pearl Room. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-6108.

Yoga Classes Reaching Wellness yoga classes will be held for all ages Wednesdays at 5 p.m., at the Fulton County Medical Center. Call for cost and to register at 717-485-4492.

Mental Health Assistance Are you concerned if you or someone you know is living with mental health or substance abuse problems? If you have insurance call the number on the back of the insurance card first. Anyone who does not have insurance, Fulton County’s point of contact is TrueNorth Wellness at 717-485-3264 or the PA Mental Health Association at 855-274-5626. Call the Keystone Health Confidential Crisis Hotline at 866-918-2555. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-TALK (8255). Call the Mental Health Association’s Helpline at 800-593-8351.

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 717-485-6149 to see if insurance provider is accepted. Community Wellness is $40/month/person or $70/month/couple.

Nutrition Class Fulton County nutrition awareness classes are held at Warfordsburg Senior Center on the third Monday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. When the third Monday is a holiday, the class is held the fourth Monday. To register or sign up for lunch call 717-294-6020.

Nar Anon Cancelled Weekly meetings for Nar Anon have been cancelled. Anyone needing more information about Nar Anon should go to www.nar-anon.org.

Narcotics Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday nights in Fulton County Medical Center in the Pearl Room. NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used (including alcohol). Anyone is welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 814-448-3297. New meeting Saturday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 228 North Second Street, Mc- Connellsburg.


Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center January 9, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Monetary donations are appreciated. For more information call 717-294-6020.

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.

Shooting Match A shooting match will be held at Hustontown Firehall New Year’s Day at 1 p.m., for 12-, 16- and 20- gauges. First- and second-place prizes will be awarded. A special round will be shot for a hog. Everyone must shoot all 10 rounds to be able to shoot for the hog round.

HAFCO Auction Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a consignment auction of coins, furniture, collectibles and antiques January 1 and 2. Doors open at 11 a.m. and at 9 a.m. on January 2. More information may be obtained by calling 717-331-6562. Food will be served. All are welcome.


Meals Available Once a month volunteers pack up boxes of food to be given to anyone in need in the Waterfall area. Pickup is at Center United Methodist Church community building on Doran Road, Waterfall. More information may be obtained by calling 814-685-3780. Calls will be kept strictly confidential.

Breakfast At Senior Center Breakfast will be served at McConnellsburg Senior Center Tuesday, December 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Served will be pancakes, sausage and beverage. Cost is $4. For more information call 717-485-5613.

Free Lunch The first Friday of every month a free and nutritious lunch is served in the Faith & Life Center at Mc- Connellsburg United Methodist Church on the courthouse square from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

Turkey Dinner Breezewood Fire Co. will hold a turkey dinner January 10 at 11 a.m. Meals will be available to eat in or takeout. Meals can be ordered the day of the dinner at 814- 735-4418. Proceeds benefit the fire company.


Democratic Club Meeting Fulton County Democratic Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at Democratic headquarters, 123 South Second Street, McConnellsburg.

Friends Of Meadow Grounds Meeting Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake meets the fourth Monday of each month at Community State Bank, 415 Fulton Drive, McConnellsburg, at 6 p.m.

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.

Buddy Walk Meeting Fulton County Buddy Walk will hold monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m., in the Community State Bank meeting room. Anyone who is interested in participating with this year’s Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome Awareness is encouraged to attend. Please contact Valerie Bivens at 717-360-5122 for more information.

Boy Scout Meetings Get started on the Trail to Eagle. Join Boy Scouts of America with new, exciting trained leadership. McConnellsburg Troop 43 invites all boys ages 11-17 to join in Monday evenings at 7 p.m., in the McConnellbsurg Presbyterian Church education building basement at the corner of Second (U.S. 522) and Maple. The goal is help all on the Trail to Eagle with camping and hiking trips, biking and many other merit badges. From cooking to communication to horsemanship and woodworking. Contact Scoutmaster Frederick Morgan at 717-830-5201 or Heidi Blumenschein at hunter_ livy@yahoo.com.

PARSE Meetings PARSE Chapter 127 retired state employees will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the McConnellsburg VFW at 10 a.m. Your attendance is important to our chapter.

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. SAL meeting is the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.

Singles To Meet Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, January 11, at 11 a.m., at K’s Place. New members are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 987-3493.


Gabriel Project Fulton County Catholic Mission will sponsor the Gabriel Project. It is a program to help pregnant women of any age with practical needs for their newborn baby up to 2 years old. More information at 485-5917.

Love’s Closet Love’s Closet will be held Saturday, January 2. New winter hours are noon to 2 p.m., at 416 Lincoln Way East, in the rear behind H&R Block. Clothing, shoes, household items, cleaning supplies, toiletries, toys and more absolutely free. Sponsored by Fulton County Christian Social Services.

Thrift Store Accepting Donations Better Days Animal League Thrift Store, 13500 Path Valley Road, Fort Loudon, has room available for donations of furniture, appliances and other household items. Local pickup available at 717-217-9169.

Thrift Store Accepting Donations Paws For Hope Thrift Store is accepting donations during business hours. Hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 232 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg. More information may be obtained by calling 717-377-7860.

BINGO 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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