2018-07-05 / 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.

Thrift Store Open Better Days Animal League Thrift Store Fort Loudon, Route 75, across from Milky Way Restaurant, is now open Sundays with 25 percent off all clothing. New summer hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop in and meet adoptable shelter cats while shopping. BDAL is a registered nonprofit; tax forms are available for donations. For more information, call 717-217-9169 or see on Facebook.

Love’s Closet Love’s Closet free distribution will be held Saturday, July 7, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at 416 Lincoln Way East in the rear behind H&R Block.

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.

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 lawn chairs.

Open Mic Night McConnellsburg Senior Center will hold its Open Mic Night Monday, July 9, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food available. Open to the public.

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.

Spaghetti Supper There will be a free spaghetti supper at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, July 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. All-you-can-eat pasta, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. All are welcome.

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.

Homecoming Amaranth Church of the Brethren, 2709 Mckee’s Gap Road, Warfordsburg, off I-70, will hold its annual homecoming service Sunday, July 22, at 10 a.m., with special music and message followed with a meal of roasted pig provided. Bring favorite dish. All are welcomed. More information may be obtained by calling 814-259-0195.

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.


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.

Memory Loss Suppor t 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.

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.


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.

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