2018-08-02 / Community Bulletin Board



Needmore Parade Needmore firemen’s parade and ice cream social will be held September 8. Parade lineup will be at 5 p.m. and parade at 7 p.m.

Live Music Live music will be held at Hixon Bible Camp, 3472 McKees Gap Road, Warfordsburg, Saturday, August 11, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring chairs. Food available.

Fall Baseball Registration Registration for fall baseball will be held until August 4 for ages 8-12 who are eligible to play Little League in the spring. For information contact Dan Kendall at 717-97-3916.

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center August 11, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The 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.

Car Show Giant Food in McConnellsburg will hold its first annual car show Saturday, August 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Open to any car, truck or motorcycle. There is a $10 entry fee per vehicle. First 10 vehicles to register will receive a $5 Giant gift card. Awards will be presented at 1:30 p.m. There will be hot dogs, cotton candy and snow cones for purchase and also ring toss and duck pickup. All proceeds benefit Bag Hunger. Registration table will be set up outside by the soda machines.

Special Music Benefit Kenton Stitch 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.

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 814-599-1536 or tannerlocke0@gmail.com.

Visitors From The Past Visitors From The Past, by Luella Krieger and husband Jim, will be presented Sunday, August 5, at 6 p.m., at Clear Ridge Community Building, outside if weather permits. It will inspire all even if seen before. All are welcome.

Shade Gap Picnic The annual Shade Gap Picnic is being held all this week at Harper’s Memorial Grove in Shade Gap. Admission is free all week.

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.


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.

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 youths. All are welcome.

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 McConnellsburg. 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.

Crab Fest A crab fest will be held Saturday, August 18, at 6:30 p.m., at the American Legion picnic grounds, Mc- Connellsburg. Sponsored by Freedom Hill Cemetery Association. Cost is $15 which includes door prizes and a DJ. Everyone is welcome to join in for an evening of crab feasting, fun and music.

Legion Picnic The American Legion picnic will be held August 26 at the picnic grounds. Tickets on sale at the Post.

Chicken BBQ Forbes Road Lions Club will hold a chicken barbecue and cash drawing Saturday, August 11, at 4 p.m. One $20 ticket buys two meals and a chance at more than $1,000 in cash prizes. Contact any Forbes Road Lions Club member or call 814-685-3277 for tickets.

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 Festival Siloam United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream festival Saturday, August 11, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Soups, sandwiches, homemade pies and homemade ice cream will be available.

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.

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.

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.

Ice Cream Festival Fairview United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream festival 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 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.

Rhodes Reunion The Rhodes reunion will be held Sunday, August 5, at noon, at the James Buchanan Birthplace, Stony Batter Road, Mercersburg, near Little Cove. Bring a covered dish and an item for grab bags. The reunion is for the descendants of John Rhodes and his two wives, Margaret Cooper Rhodes and Annie Alice McCullough Rhodes.

Knepper/ Shaver Reunion The 59th annual Knepper/Shaver reunion will be held Saturday, August 18, at Center United Methodist Church community building. Lunch is at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish and items for a silent auction. Games are planned for the children. All family and friends are welcome.

Back Run School Reunion Back Run School will hold its 19th reunion Saturday, August 4, at Calvary Independent Baptist Church social hall, Rte. 522 north, 140 McGoverns Lane. Doors open at 10 a.m. Anyone who attended the school is welcome. Come and bring a covered dish and join in the fun. More information may be obtained by calling Marilyn Mellott Anderson at 717-485-3764.

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.


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.

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.

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.


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.

SF Pre- K Registration Southern Fulton Pre- K Counts is expanding thanks to an increase in state funding. The program will be offered to 34 students in the elementary building.

Applications are now being accepted for enrollment in this program. Eligible families are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this valuable educational opportunity.

Transportation provided to and from the program five days a week. Students are served breakfast and lunch at no charge to families. For more information or to register call 717- 294- 2203, Ext. 208, or e- mail majohnson@sfsd.k12.pa.us.

Love’s Closet Love’s Closet free distribution will be held Saturday, August 4, from 9 a. m. to 11 a. m., at 416 Lincoln Way East in the rear behind H& R Block.


FR Back- To- School Prayer Night Plan to attend the back- to- school prayer night Monday, August 20, at Forbes Road High School at 7 p. m., in the high school auditorium. Everyone is welcome to attend: parents, students, faculty, staff, friends, relatives and community members. Cover the area schools with a blanket of prayers to begin the new school year. Starting Tuesday, August 28, from 7: 30 a. m. to 7: 45 a. m., the school will begin a morning prayer group. This is open to all administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members. They will meet every Tuesday morning that school is in session in the high school auditorium.

Camp Meeting Crystal Spring camp meeting will be held August 3- 12. Daily activities with special nightly services at 7: 30 p. m. Evangelists are Rev. Carl Schmidt (Aug. 3- 7), and Pastor Mark Lingenfelter (Aug. 8- 12). Special nightly singers and special Sunday afternoon concerts. August 5: Country Praise at 2: 30 p. m., and August 31 is Michelle Layton at 2: 30 p. m. Call for more information at 814- 285- 0986 or 814- 735- 4918. Off I- 70 Exit 151, Crystal Spring, follow signs to 1008 Camp Meeting Road.

Bible School Vacation Bible School will be held August 7- 8, from 6 p. m. to 8: 30 p. m., for ages 3 years to fifth grade at Wa rfordsburg

Presbyterian Church. To register call 717- 294- 3028.


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.

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