2018-06-07 / Community Bulletin Board



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.

Hunter-Trapper Class A Pennsylvania Game Commission Hunter Trapper Education training class will be held Saturday, June 23, at the DCNR District Forestry building located north of McConnellsburg off Route 522. The class will begin at 8 a.m. sharp, so students need to arrive by 7:45 a.m., to receive class materials. Students must bring a packed lunch as no lunch is provided. Class will conclude at approximately 3 p.m., and parents need not remain with the students. Students must be at least 11 years old to attend and register at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/122607. For information only contact John K. Johnston at 717-485-5390.

Work Sites Offered Employment and Training, Inc. of Fulton County is recruiting for out-of-school youths ages 16-24 for the work experience program. Individuals will be placed at host work sites fitting to his/her interests and must meet WIOA eligibility to participate. All jobs are with local employers for 30 hours per week at $8 per hour. Call Joyce at 717- 485-5131 for an eligibility appointment.

Scouts Accepting Members Troop 43, chartered by the United Presbyterian Church of McConnellsburg, is accepting boys age 11-17. Meetings are held in the education building of the UPC Fridays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information contact Scoutmaster Brad Dickerson at 717-485- 5328 or 717-830-5426. Pack 43, chartered also by the UPC, is accepting boys ages 7-11. Meetings are also held in the education building of UPC Mondays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information call Ron Grove at 717-485-5160 or 717- 404-9250.

Summer Feeding Program The summer feeding program will begin Monday, June 4, and run through Friday, August 17, at Central Fulton High School cafeteria. During the summer, all children ages 18 and under, regardless of income status, can come between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. for a free breakfast and between the hours of 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., for a free lunch.

Relay For Life Relay For Life will be held June 15, from 3 p.m. to midnight, at McConnellsburg High School track. Survivors reception will be held in the high school cafeteria at 6 p.m. Luminaria ceremony will be held at 9 p.m. There will be lots of raffle items for participants and the public with the drawing to be held at 10 p.m. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information contact Michelle at 717- 816-3419 or Cheryl at 717-413-7608.

Cambree 5K The second annual Can’t Catch Cambree 5K color run/walk will be held Saturday, June 30. Race time is 9 a.m. and registration opens at 7 a.m. Preregister by June 16 to receive a shirt. Help spread the awareness about Arthrogryposis and walk/run for all the children who are unable to. For more information or to register contact 717-658-3030 or 717-331-5827.

Youth Field Day The 2018 Fulton County Sportsmen for Youth Field Day will be held Saturday, June 9, at Camp Sinoquipe, Ft. Littleton. The field day will begin with a free T-shirt and participant check-in from 7 a.m. until 8 a.m. A light breakfast and lunch will be served to participants and parents. Hands-on activities include archery; .22 rifle, shotgun and black powder rifle shooting; Cherokee run; fishing; fly tying; waterfowl retrieving; furtaker trapping; wild turkey hunting; and whitetail deer antler measurement, just to name a few. A parent must accompany the participant. Participant ages 10 to 15 may register at https:// www.registered.com/events/view/122220 For information only, contact John K Johnston at 717-485-5390.

Strawberry Festival The 28th annual Strawberry Festival is on schedule for Friday and Saturday, June 8 and June 9. Activities begin at 10 a.m. each day. Good food and fellowship every day. Friday features popular country music recording artist Glen Shelton performing at 7 p.m., on the bandshell stage. Saturday features old-fashioned band concert by Mercersburg Community Band at noon. Saturday morning kicks off with the 5K Strawberry Stampede Run/Walk. Children’s activities, handcrafted products and information booths plus delicious strawberry shortcake, pies, waffles and other treats.

Bike Ride Team No One Fights Alone will hold a bike ride Saturday, June 9, at Harpers Memorial Park, Shade Gap. Registration is from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and kick stands up at noon. Food will be provided after the ride. Cost is $20 per bike and $10 for passenger. Cars are welcome to participate at $20 per car. Post 518 will hold a dance with “SOS” from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Madden Winnick Post 518, Orbisonia. If not riding but want to attend and enjoy the entertainment at the post after the ride, a donation of $10 is appreciated. Send donations to Candi Dunmire Whitsel, 194204 Echo Hill Lane, Three Springs, PA 17264. More information at candi@pa.net or call 814-330-5098. Check out Facebook page at Team No One Fights Alone.

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center June 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. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 717-294-6020.


Kids Day Out A kids day out will be held Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. top 4 p.m., at Celebrations Unlimited Building, 27994 Great Cove Road, Fort Littleton. A one-of-a-kind fun day experience for children. Ice cream, face painting, twisted balloons, vendors, games and much more.

Scavenger Hunt Join in for a scavenger hunt June 22 at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. and hunt from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the MUPC basement, corner of South Second and Maple streets, McConnellsburg. This is a community scavenger hunt so transportation will be required. An all-ages event with prizes awarded. Enjoy treats following the hunt. For more information contact Laura Metcalfe at lmetcalfe2461@gmail.com or cbrown3303@gmail.com.

Country Music Night Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will host a country western music night featuring local band Country Tradition Saturday, July 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Doors and kitchen open at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of 60s, 70s and 80s country music. Cover charge is $5 per person with proceeds to benefit the fire company. Food and drink will be sold; no alcoholic beverages are permitted. Watch Facebook page for updates and/or more information.

Niagara Falls Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 will sponsor a bus trip to Niagara Falls Saturday, July 28. Bus departs from Mcconnell’s courthouse at 5 a.m. with a stop at Peebles Plaza in Huntingdon if needed for pickup. Estimated arrival in Niagara Falls is 12:15 p.m. Depart at 7 p.m. Estimated arrival back in McConnellsburg is 2 a.m. Cost is $50 per person. For more information call 888-623-6719. Send money by July 13 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522.

Soccer Registration McConnellsburg AYSO fall soccer registration will be held June 8, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Strawberry Festival at Mc- Connellsburg square by United Methodist Church. Cost is $50 and additional player $45. Free giveaways. More information online at ayso.bluesombrero.com/region998.

Open Mic Night Cancelled McConnellsburg Senior Center Open Mic Night will be cancelled for Monday, June 11. Cancellation is only for June.

Car Show McConnellsburg Alumni Association will present a car show June 30 at the alumni building paved parking lots at 151 East Cherry Street. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cars, trucks, ATVs, tractors, motorcycles lawn mowers, any motor-driven vehicle. More than 67 trophies will be presented. A $10 entry fee for each vehicle. First 100 entries will receive dash plaques. Breakfast, lunch, oldie music, drawings and Chinese auction. Held rain or shine. For more information contact Richard Miller at 717-485-3412. Features top three mopars, mostly judged show. Show will be in memory of the late Preston Carbaugh, a longtime car lover.

New York City Trip Modern Woodmen of America, Camp 7848, is sponsoring an on-your-own trip to New York City June 9. Price is $50 per person which includes a buffet breakfast. Pickup at McConnellsburg courthouse at 6 a.m. Estimated arrival in New York is 11:15 a.m. near Macy’s. Leave New York at 6:15 p.m., near Times Square. Estimated arrival back at McConnellsburg is 11:45 p.m. Call Rick Claar at 888-623-6719 for details.


Free Lunch Lunch will be served every first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at McConnellsburg United Methodist Faith and Life Center, across from the courthouse. Parking available behind the church. Soup, sandwiches, salad bar, potato bar and dessert bar are served. Dine-in or carryouts with donations accepted.

Chicken BBQ/Car Show A chicken barbecue and car show will be held Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Hixon Bible Camp, 3472 McKees Gap Road, Warfordsburg, Amaranth exit off I-70. Live music by Kenny Fetterman of Bedford at noon. Chicken dinners are $8 and include half a chicken, baked beans, applesauce, roll, butter, dessert and drink.

Survivors Dinner A survivors dinner for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life will be held Friday, June 15, at 6 p.m., in McConnellsburg High School cafeteria. Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer and their caregiver are welcome to attend. To preregister or for more information contact 717-816-3419 or 717-413-7608.

Chicken BBQ Needmore Fire Co. will hold a chicken barbecue June 24. Dinners are $10 and 1/2 chicken for $7. For more information call 717-494-2917 or day of dinner call 717-573-2379.

Potpie Dinner A ham potpie dinner will be held at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center June 23, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Donations accepted. Proceeds benefit church capital fund. For more information call 717-294-3208.

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.


Worship Services St. Paul’s Luthern Church, Big Cove Tannery and St. Paul Church in McConnellsburg, June calendar: June 10 – third Sunday after Pentecost, holy communion at St. Paul; June 12 – free outreach meal; June 13 – church council meeting; June 17 – fourth Sunday after Pentecost, holy communion at St. Paul’s; June 21 and 22 – Willing Workers food/yard sale; June 24 – fifth Sunday after Pentecost regular worship.

Special Services Come out for an evening of worship Saturday, June 16, at 6 p.m., at Pleasant Ridge Campground, 5807 Pleasant Ridge Road, Harrisonville. Be a part of what the Lord is doing in the local community and among the com- munity of His body. Worship music will be provided by Lisa Ritz, James Gunnell and “The Just.” A free will offering will be taken up for the campground. Anyone needing more information can e-mail 4evercrist@gmail.com or 304-702-0719.

Bible School Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren will hold Vacation Bible School June 18-22, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The church is located at 2507 Pleasant Ridge Road, Needmore. Come explore the coolest book on the planet with us at VBS.

Bible School Knobsville Church of the Brethren will hold Vacation Bible School June 11-15, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The church is at 221 Knobsville Road, McConnellsburg, just off U.S. Rte. 522. For information call 717-987-3935.

Bible School Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg, will hold Vacation Bible School the week of June 11-15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The theme is “Game On.” Classes for nursery thru teen. Nightly lessons, crafts, snacks, music and recreation. Final night with a meal and sleepover. For more information or to register call Pastor Jean at 717-294- 3229 or Donna at 717-372-8337.

Bible School Vacation Bible School will be held at Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, June 11-15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday with a program at 7:15 p.m. The theme is Camp Moose On The Loose. Discover God’s forever forgiveness. If we confess our sins He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins (I John 1:9). All are welcome.

White Church Service The annual service at the Union Cemetery White Church will be held June 17. Rev. Dale Williams, McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church, will lead the worship service, which will begin at 10 a.m. All are welcome to worship in this historic site.


Bloodmobile The Red Cross bloodmobile will welcome blood donors June 7 at Warfordsburg Faith Center from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment.

Narcotics Anonymous Meets two times per week in Mc- Connellsburg. NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free, productive lives through the application of the principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA (patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous.) Anyone is welcome no matter what is used or how big the desire to stop using is. Sundays at 7 p.m. in Fulton County Medical Center Wellness Center, 294 Lincoln Way West (old Dollar General); Thursdays at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 228 North Second Street, McConnellsburg (down the outside stairs). Any questions call 814-448-3297.

Memory Loss Support Group A memory loss support group meets the third Tuesday monthly, at 6 p.m., in the Pearl Room at Fulton County Medical Center. Please use the south entrance. For more information call 717-485-6108.

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.

Autism Support Group Autism support group meets the last Tuesday of the month quarterly at 6 p.m. Call Lauren Everetts 717-485-6107 for details.

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Monday morning at 11 a.m. (even holidays), at Fulton County Medical Center Community Health and Wellness building located at 294 Lincoln Way West and every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the basement of Mc- Connellsburg alumni building, 301 East Maple Street. Both are open meetings and anyone can attend.


MHS Reunion McConnellsburg High School Class of 1968 will still be taking RSVPs until June 9 for their 50th class reunion.


Friends Of Meadow Grounds Meeting The Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake now meets irregularly so please visit http://meadowgroundsfriends.org and click on the Update tab at the far right top for the next meeting date, time and location. Come support this worthy cause and find out the latest developments.

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. SAL meeting is the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Members of the organizations are urged to attend.


Bingo Father’s Day bingo will be held June 10 at Needmore Firehall. Doors open at noon and games at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25. For more information call 717-494-2917 or day of games call 717-573-2379.

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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