2018-06-28 / 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.

Scouts Accepting Members Troop 43, chartered by the United Presbyterian Church of McConnellsburg, is accepting boys ages 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 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.


Scout Raffle Drawing The Scout raffle drawing to benefit Needmore Boy Scout Troop 45 and the community center will be held Saturday, July 14, at Gordon’s Cruise-in on Rte. 522 in Needmore at 7 p.m. Tickets will be on sale from 6 p.m. until the drawing.

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 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.

Senior Center Social Night Warfordsburg Senior Center will host a senior social night Saturday, June 30. Seniors 60 and older come and enjoy an evening of DJ music. Bring a covered dish; meat is furnished by the club. Meal is at 5 p.m. Music will start shortly after. For more information call 717- 294-6020.

Fatherhood Initiative Come beat the heat with the Fulton County Fatherhood Initiative at Saunderosa July 13, at 5 p.m., for a free swim and light refreshments.

Bluegrass Gospel Festival Bedford Chapel Church on Rte. 643, 4570 Flickerville Road, Warfordsburg, will host its annual festival July 21. Music starts at 5 pm. Food stand opens at 4 p.m. Cake walks and good music. Entertainment provided by Guildford Station. Bring lawnchairs.

Car Show The ninth annual Preston Carbaugh car show will be held Saturday, June 30, at the alumni community building. Registration will start at 8 a.m. Various vendors will be there but more are needed. 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, oldies music, drawings and Chinese auction. Held rain or shine. Any questions call Kathy Kendall or Richard Miller at 717-485-3412 at 717-377-3643.

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 the 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.


Farm Bureau Picnic Fulton County Farm Bureau will hold its annual picnic July 15, at 1:30 p.m., at the pavilion and picnic grounds at Siloam Methodist Church, 9541 Pleasant Ridge Road, Harrisonville, about three miles south on Rte. 655 or Pleasant Ridge Road. Bring a covered dish. Meats, drink, dessert, paper products and tableware will be provided. Nonmembers are most welcome to attend. There will be speakers, games and prizes. RSVP to 717-294-3414 or 814-735- 4408 by July 12.

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.

No Free Meal There will be no free meal served at St. Paul Luthern Church in July. See all in August.

Ice Cream Festival Center United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream festival Saturday, July 14, at 4 p.m. Ham dinners are also being served along with barbecues, soup, pie, cake and homemade ice cream. All are welcome,.

Ice Cream Festivals Fairview United Methodist Church will hold ice cream festivals July 21 and September 15. The church is located four miles north of Hustontown on North Hess Road. Homemade ice cream, soups, sandwiches, french fries and desserts will be for sale. Festivals begin at 4 p.m.


Bible School Cito United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 9-13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will be fun activities for ages 5-12 years with singing, a Bible lesson, games, crafts and snacks. The church is located at 3746 Cito Road, McConnellsburg. For more information or to preregister call 717-485-0525.

Special Music Heaven Bound will be appearing at Antioch Christian Church, Timber Ridge Road, Big Cove Tannery, at 9 a.m., July 1. Pastor Russ Hoffman and congregation invite all to join in for a special presentation of gospel music during the worship hour.


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, Mc- Connellsburg (down the outside stairs). Any questions call 814-448-3297.

Save A Life Program Fulton County Family Partnership COPE program can teach you how to save a life on July 13, at 11 a.m., in the Pearl Room at Fulton County Medical Center. Learn about opioid overdose and what to do when faced with this situation. Receive free Narcan and certificate for participating in the session.

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 McConnellsburg alumni building, 301 East Maple Street. Both are open meetings and anyone can attend.


Historical Society Meeting Fulton County Historical Society’s summer membership meeting will be held June 30, at 7 p.m., at the FCHS museum annex banquet room, located at the rear of the museum annex with parking available at Mc- Connellsburg Firehall parking lot. The speaker will be Russell Love, who has been researching the South Pennsylvania Railroad for the last 15 years. The South Pennsylvania Railroad was to cross over and tunnel through multiple mountains and traverse over rivers, to include Fulton County. Despite much work done to create the beds to lay the rail ties, the line was never completed. Love will present his years of research on what is called the Railroad That Never Was. Maps and illustrations will show where the route was started and work was completed. This meeting is open to the public. If you are interested in the history of railroads in southern PA and Fulton County, you don’t want to miss this presentation.

Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, July 9, at 11 a.m., at Celebrations Unlimited parking lot to carpool to Bob Evans in Breezewood.

Democratic Club Meeting Fulton County Democratic Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at Democratic headquarters, 123 South Second Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-3386.

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.


Mellott Reunion The descendants of Clarence, Thornton and Mabel Mellott will hold the annual reunion at the home of Donald Snyder on Beatty Road in Needmore Sunday, July 1. Lunch will be at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish. Friends and neighbors are always welcome. Plan to attend.

Hann Reunion The annual Hann reunion will be held Sunday, July 1, at Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore. The reunion begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by lunch at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish and own tableware and drinks. Also bring wrapped items for bid to the White Elephant auction, games and genealogy information and photos to share.


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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