2018-07-19 / Community Bulletin Board



Needmore Parade Needmore firemen’s parade and ice cream social will be held August 25. Parade lineup will be at 5 p.m. and parade at 7 p.m.

Jewelry Sale There will be a $5 jewelry sale at the main entrance of Fulton County Medical Center starting at 8 a.m. on July 25. Also, $1 children’s jewelry. Sponsored by the FCMC Auxiliary.

Free Outdoor Movie A free outdoor movie, “Ice Age Continental Drift,” will be shown at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church Friday, July 27. Fun and food at 6:30 p.m. and movie at dusk. Bring chairs and blankets.

Special Music Benefit Kenton Sitch Band will perform at McConnellsburg Alumni Building, 301 East Maple Street, McConnellsburg, August 11. Showtime is 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. General admission is $5 or $10 for VIP (first five rows). All ages show. Listen for ad on WAYZ 104.7 Greencastle. Tickets available at the door and one weekend prior at the Fulton County Fair. Tickets available now by calling 717-860- 8612. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics.

WAYS Soccer Registration Warfordsburg Area Youth Soccer will hold in-person sign-ups for the fall season at Gordon’s Cruise-in Friday, July 20, at Widmeyer Park in Hancock, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact Becky Duvall for forms or more information at soccerways@yahoo.com or 717-552- 6084.

Shoot For Life The 20th annual Shoot For Life for the American Cancer Society will be held July 21 at Everett Sportsmen’s Club with registration from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is a 50-clay bird shoot. There will be food available. There will be a Chinese auction also. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information, contact Sharon Weaver at 814-285-1681.

Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold an open stage July 21. Doors open at 4 p.m., kitchen opens at 5 p.m. and music starts at 6 p.m. (Reason for date change is the Wells Tannery Homecoming on July 28.)

Wells Tannery Homecoming The 71st annual Wells Tannery Homecoming and car show will be held Saturday, July 28. The traditional parade will start at 11 a.m. and end at the community park where great food will be available. Hot roast beef sandwiches and barbecue chicken will be available plus many delicious sides and desserts including ice cream. Kids’ activities will be available. The ninth annual car and truck show will be at the park from noon to 4 p.m. Live music by “Washington Slept Here” from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Trophies will be awarded and registration will be from noon to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Held rain or shine. For car show questions call 302- 430-3864.

Corn Hole Tournament Shade Gap Area Fire Co. will hold a corn hole tournament Saturday, August 4, at 2 p.m., at the firehall during the annual Shade Gap Picnic. Cost is $50/team. Contact Tanner Locke with any questions at 814-259-1536 or tannerlocke@gmail.com.

Christmas in July Shade Gap Assembly of God, one mile north of former Sunny Ridge Restaurant on Piper Lane, will hold Christmas In July Saturday, July 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Indoor craft vendors and outside yard sale vendors, along with lunch stand and bake sale. Call 815-259-3900 for additional information.

Gun Bash Everett and Breezewood Fire Cos. will hold a gun bash August 25 at the Breezewood Firehall. Free food and refreshments from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. No takeouts. Bring lawn chairs and tents. Outside lighting provided. No one under the age of 18 is permitted. Ticket admits one for a donation of $10. Must have ticket to attend drawing. Doors open at 4 p.m.; drawing starts at 5 p.m. Need not be present to win.

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.

Shade Gap Picnic The 135th annual Shade Gap Picnic will be held at Harpers Memorial Park, Shade Gap, July 29 thru August 4. The annual parade will be held Monday at 7 p.m. Fireworks will be held Saturday at 11 p.m. Little Miss Princess contest will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and entertainment Thursday – “The Little Roy and Lizzy Show” and “Baily’s Crossing”; Friday – Fabulous Flashbacks and Saturday – Crooked Line and Joe Bonson and Coffee Run.


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.

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.

Festival Laurel Ridge Christian Church of Big Cove Tannery will hold its annual festival Saturday, August 11, at 5 p.m., rain or shine. Plenty of homemade soups and baked goods, barbecues, hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, soda and homemade ice cream. Music provided by “Mercy Vessel” and activities for the youth. All are welcome.

Chicken BBQ Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a chicken barbecue Sunday, July 22, at 11 a.m. Cost is $10 per dinner or $7 for half. Contact Donna Carbaugh at 717-494-2917. To order out Sunday call 717-573-2379.

Infantry Picnic The 15th Reunion of the 314th Infantry will be held Saturday, August 4, starting at noon until dusk at the American Legion picnic grounds on McGoverns Lane near Mc- Connellsburg. The meal will begin at 3 p.m. and cost is $9 for adults (9 years and up). Any children 8 years and below are free. The menu consists of tenderloin sandwiches, hot dogs, baked potato, macaroni salad, applesauce and punch. Breakfast is also available. Bring own drinks. Plastic cups will be available, if needed. Desserts will be appreciated. More information available by calling 570- 327- 0181 or csm.diazsr@gmail.com.

Festival Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg, will hold its annual festival Saturday, August 4, at 5 p.m. There will be games for all ages, dart throw, dime pitch and a guess cake. Cake walks beginning at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a silent auction, homemade chicken corn and bean soup, steamers, hot dogs and french fries. Homemade ice cream and pies also. Entertainment by “Old Friends.” For more information call 717-294-3229 or e-mail whipscovechurch@yahoo.com.

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.


McKee Reunion The annual McKee reunion will be held Saturday, August 4, at Lions Park behind Warfordsburg Senior Center. Lunch time is 1 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. Bring items for the silent auction. Family and friends are welcome.

Hann Reunion Family and friends of Jacob and Dovie Mellott Hann will hold a reunion Sunday, August 5, at 12:30 p.m., at Donald Snyder’s pavilion, 1260 Beatty Road, Needmore. Bring a covered dish, photos, family stories and friends.

MHS Class Of 1958 Reunion McConnellsburg High School Class of 1958 will hold its 60-year reunion August 4, at B Street Restaurant, Greencastle. RSVP to Betty Palmer at 321-537-7078 or Melvin Strait at 717-732-5720 by July 23.

MHS Class Of 2013 Reunion McConnellsburg Class of 2013 will hold a five-year reunion August 4 at the VFW picnic grounds at 4:30 p.m. Contact Andrew Smith at 717-658-2663 for details and to RSVP.

DeShong Reunion The family of Elvie and Regina DeShong will hold a family reunion July 29 at Knobsville United Methodist Church at 12:30 p.m. Any questions call 717- 360-4227.


Shaw Reunion The annual reunion of the descendants of James and Elizabeth Baird Shaw will be held Sunday, August 5, at Widmyer Park in Hancock. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. and meat and lemonade will be provided by the family.

Revival/Benefit Of Love Bethel Cito A.M.E. Church will hold summer revival with “Fire On The Mountain” and “Like A Fire In My Bones” with Revs. Dr. Gregory Nelson and Rev. D.L. Jefferson July 19-20 at 7 p.m. A benefit of love will be held Saturday, July 21, at 2 p.m., at Fulton Theatre, in honor of Rev. Diane L. Jefferson. The benefit requires a $15 donation per person and includes a meal, a word from God and a lot of worship. Please join in for both celebrations; bring family and friends. Give generously to a woman who has given so much to so many. RSVP to Kapri L. Brown at brownkapri013@gmail.com or call 215-584-8464.

Summer Of Praise Summer Of Praise will be held July 21 at Hidden Valley Horse Farm, 17739 Great Cove Road, Mc- Connellsburg at 5:30 p.m. Food vendors. The Living Water Christian Outreach at 6:30 p.m. Children’s activity ministry also. No admission fee.

Heaven Bound To Appear Gospel group Heaven Bound will minister at Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg,

July 22, at 11 a. m. All are welcome.


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.

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.


Fair Bingo Bingo will be held at the Fulton County Fair Thursday, August 2; Friday, August 3; and Saturday, August 4, in the pavilion above the red building at 7 p. m. 50/ 50 prize each game plus on Saturday bingo and live music by Tri- State Ukelectic Orchestra.


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 pro - gram 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.

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