2018-09-13 / Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board


Turkey Dinners Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will hold turkey dinners October 14 and November 11, at 11 a.m. until sold out. Meals will be available to eat in or to take out. Mark calendars for trunk-or-treat October 27. Proceeds benefit Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co.

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.

Historical Society Tea Fulton County Historical Society will hold a fall tea September 22, at 11:30 a.m., in the banquet room at the museum annex, 211 Lincoln Way East, Mc- Connellsburg. Guest speaker will be Helen Overly. Tickets are $10 for adults and $4.50 for children less than 12. For reservations, contact Edie Coleman, iecoleman@frontier.com or 814-735-3039 or Tickle Your Fancy Tea Shop, Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg.

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.

Chicken BBQ Chicken barbecue at Needmore Firehall Sunday, September 16, at 11 a.m.

Republican Fall Dinner Fulton County Republican Committee will hold its fall dinner Saturday, October 13, at 6 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. Tickets are adults $15; children 7-12, $7.50; and under 6 are free. Call 717-573-2571 or a committee person for tickets. Reserve tickets by October 5.

Spaghetti Dinner An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, September 22, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Served will be spaghetti, salad, breadsticks, fruit cup, dessert and beverage by donation. Proceeds benefit Hope Center of Hagerstown, formerly Union Christian Church, 2281 Harmonia Rd., Warfordsburg, PA 17267,


Clippinger Reunion The annual reunion of the descendants of Wilson Montgomery Clippinger will be held Saturday, September 15, at Forbes Road Lions Club pavilion. Meet at 1 p.m. and lunch at 1:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish.

Harr Reunion The descendants of John Harr, 1776-1852, will hold their 33rd reunion September 16, at 12:30 p.m., at the VFW picnic grounds in Big Cove Tannery. There will be a short meeting before lunch.

FR/Hustontown Alumni Banquet Hustontown-Forbes Road alumni banquet will be held Saturday, October 6, at Hustontown Firehall. Doors open at 4 p.m. for visitation. The meal of ham and chicken will be served at 6 p.m. Cost is $11.50 per person. All graduates from both high schools are urged to attend. Send reservations to Sarah Shaw, PO Box 446, Hustontown, PA 17229. Checks should be made payable to Hustontown-Forbes Road Alumni Association. Make reservations by September 20.

Souders Reunion The annual Frank and Hazel Souders reunion will be held Saturday, September 29, at Cito Fellowship Hall. Bring a covered dish and a dessert. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring a gift for the auction. The family is working on a cookbook for next year’s reunion. Bring favorite recipes.

Smith Reunion The Isaac and Sophia Smith reunion will be held at Needmore Bible Church Family Life Center (large tan building), 6939 Great Cove Road, Needmore, Sunday, September 23, at 1 p.m. Paper products supplied. Bring a covered dish, personal or share drink. For questions or directions call 717-294-3414 or 301-331-3688. Bring an item for the auction.

MHS Class of 1978 Reunion McConnellsburg High School Class of 1978 will hold its 40th reunion October 20, at Great Cove Golf Course dining room. Contact Paul Johnston at 717-816-5442 for details and reservations.


Fall Festival The Akersville Fall Festival will be held October 18, 19 and 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 3431 South Valley Road, Crystal Spring. Fifty spaces of crafters and vendors, good food, cost of food by donation, ice cream, antique cars and tractors, kids activities, raffles, live music and so much more. Come join in for a fun-filled family friendly day. From Route 30 take 915 south 2.5 miles; from I70 take Crystal Spring Exit 151, to 915 north 3.5 miles.

Road Rally The Frontier Barn Quilt Trail will host a Road Rally, powered by F&M Trust, Saturday, October 6. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. at Fulton County Fairgrounds. The rally will be an approximately two-hour scavenger hunt drive through the county viewing some of the barn quilts featured on the state’s largest barn quilt trail. Everyone is welcome to participate. Registration is $25 prior to the day of the event, and $35 the day of the event. For more information, or to register, go to MotorsportReg.com.

X Card Shoots Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club will hold X card shoots every Friday night at 7 p.m., thru November 16. Kitchen opens and registration starts at 5:30 p.m. Meat prizes and special rounds for cash or other prizes.

Barn Quilt Tour Fulton County Historical Society will hold a fall Frontier Barn Quilt bus tour Friday, October 19. The tour includes nearly 40 new and unique barn quilts in western Fulton County and a visit to the Akersville Fall Festival. The bus will leave the McConnellsburg Giant parking lot at 10 a.m., and arrive at Akersville for 1½ hours of shopping at more than 50 vendors of crafts, apparel, antiques, vintage farm equipment and more; display watching and lunch. After lunch, the tour will head south from Akersville in some of the most beautiful rural countryside in the Appalachian Mountain Range and return to the Giant parking lot around 3:30 p.m. More information and tickets are available by contacting Mike Crampton at 717-830-5953; or e-mail, info@frontierbarnquilttrail.com. Cost is $35 per person. Make checks payable to Fulton County Historical Society, include names and phone number on the check, and send to Mike Crampton, 107 South Seventh Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

Fall Fest Fall Fest at Hixon Bible Camp will be held Saturday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Live music by Biscuits & Gravy starting at noon. Apple butter making all day. Great food, bake sale, pumpkins and mums for sale. Craft vendors, tractors, hayrides and more at 3472 McKees Gap Road, Warfordsburg.

Flag Football Any third graders thru seniors who would like to play flag football should come to practice Thursday, September 13, at 6 p.m. at the alumni community building in McConnellsburg. There will be registration in the gym, learning the rules and playing.

Pop-Up Library Join at the Warfordsburg Senior Center and Cathy’s Store in Crystal Spring for a pop-up library. Check out books and other items. Let the library know ahead of time and they will bring it. Register for a library card and access online services. Join in first and third Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Warfordsburg and 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Crystal Spring. All are invited.

Cruise-In For A Cause Rescheduled Cruise-In For A Cause has been rescheduled for October 6. It will still be at Thomas All Things Automotive, 21518 Great Cove Road, Mc- Connellsburg, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please pass the word.

NASCAR Trip A NASCAR Sprint Cup race bus trip is planned for October 7 to Dover International Speedway. Cost is $140 per person and includes race ticket and transportation. For more information contact Phil and Alice Miller at 717-377- 2944. Sponsored by Shade Gap Fire Co.

Cruisin Over Cancer As a part of Cruise-In For A Cause, those who have been affected by cancer will be recognized. Come plant a flower flag in the Cruisin Over Cancer garden in honor or memory of loved ones. All registered will be announced the day of the cruise-in. Cruise-In For A Cause will be held September 15 at Thomas All Things Automotive.

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.


Pre-Order Mum Sale A pre-order mum sale is being held for 9- inch potted mums. Cost is $7 each or 3 for $20. Orders are due September 14 with delivery September 20 at Hope Christian Academy. For more information call 717- 375- 5078.

FFFF Vendors Fulton Fall Folk Festival vendor space rentals are available October 19 and 20, from 8 a. m to 5 p. m.; and October 21, from noon to 4 p. m. Proceeds benefit Hope Christian Academy. For more information call 717- 816- 4081.

Community Food Giveaway A community food giveaway will be held Saturday, September 15, from 9 a. m. to 11 a. m., or while supplies last, at Rehoboth New Life Church, 9159 Great Cove Road, (formerly Fulton County Christian School). All are welcome. No income eligibility guidelines.

Hunter Trapper Course A Pennsylvania Game Commission

Hunter Trapper Education Training Class will be held Saturday, September 15, 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/122608. For information only contact John K. Johnston at 717-485-5390

Bulky Item Day Notice to Ayr and Todd Township and Mc- Connellsburg Borough residents: Fall bulky item day will be held Saturday, September 15, from 7 a. m. to noon, at the Ayr and Todd Township buildings. McConnellsburg Borough residents’ bulky items will be picked up on Friday, September 14. Please place items at the curb the night before. A detailed list of acceptable items is advertised in the “News.”

Preschool Story Hour Join in for songs, stories, and activities to help a child love reading from birth. Preschool Story

Hour is held weekly at 10: 30 a. m. Hustontown Branch Library hosts Tuesdays and McConnellsburg Library Wednesdays.

Contact April Leese with any questions or concerns at 717- 485- 5327, Ext. 207, or at aleese@fclspa.org. See at fultoncountylibrary.org or on Facebook for any updates.

Christmas Concer t Singers Needed Mercersburg Area Community Chorus is accepting new singers for its annual Christmas concert. Rehearsals are 7 p. m. to 9 p. m. on Tuesday evenings beginning September 18 at James Buchanan Middle School. The chorus, consisting of 100+ singers, is directed by Richard Rotz and accompanied by professional orchestra and soloists. Concerts are December 1 and 2 in the Irvine Memorial Chapel at Mercersburg Academy. Persons interested in participating should call 717- 261- 0112 or at www.mercersburgchorus.org. Auditions are not required. High school students are encouraged to join.

After School At The Library Join in for After School at the Fulton County Library 3 p. m. to 4 p. m. on Tuesdays in Mc- Connellsburg and 3: 45 p. m. to 4: 45 p. m., Wednesdays in Hustontown. Join together for board games or building or special events.

Farmer’s Market Vouchers Farmer’s market vouchers are still available at the Fulton County Area Agency on Aging. Individuals age 60 and over who have not yet received vouchers this year with income for a 1- person household less than $22,459 and a 2- person household less than $30,451 are eligible for the vouchers. Vouchers will be available until September 30 while supplies last. Any questions please call 717- 485- 5151.

Master Gardener Class A Penn State Extension Master Gardener class on sedum centerpieces will be held Saturday, October 6, from 9 a. m. to 11 a. m., at the Extension office. Cost is $20. To register call 717- 325- 4871. Sharon Snyder will lead the workshop on sedums. Topics will include types of sedums, caring for them and using them to decorate within the home. Participants will be given an opportunity to make an indoor autumn centerpiece.

Chamber Events Once again, Fulton County Chamber will host vendors at the Fulton County alumni building for the Fulton

Fall Folk Festival. Any vendor looking for a venue for the third weekend in October, consider the event. Contact Kathy Gable at 717- 485- 4064 for more info. Deadline for registration is September 21, 2018.

Operation Christmas Child Community Workshop Operation Christmas Child community workshop will be held Saturday, September 15, at Needmore Bible Church, 6939 Great Cove Road, Needmore, from 9 a. m. to noon. This event is free but RSVP is required no later than September 13 at contacting 717- 573- 2212 or secnbc@frontiernet.net.


Tonoloway Worship Ser vice Friends of Tonoloway will hold its annual fall worship services Sunday, October 7, at 2 p. m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Roger Myers, pastor of Brandts Church of the Brethren in Franklin County. Pastor Myers has family in the Tonoloway area. Special music will be provided by Sharon Mennonite Singers. The church is located about one mile north of the Mason- Dixon Line on U. S. Rte. 655. Consider joining in for this service. Any questions call 717- 552- 9051.


PARSE Meeting Cancelled PARSE Chapter 1- 27 meeting for September will be cancelled. The next meeting will be the second Wednesday of October.

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7 p. m., in the stone house at the trout nursery Friday, September 21. Discussed will be the fall raffle fundraiser and winter projects.

Quilt Club Meeting Fulton County Quilt Club will meet Saturday, September 15, at 9 a. m., in the community room of the Fulton County Library on North First Street. There will be an all- day workshop making coasters for the quilt show. Bring sewing machine and sewing kit. Bring a covered dish to share, own place setting and drink .

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet September 25, at 11 a. m., at the 4- H Extension building. Bring a bagged lunch.


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.

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.

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