2018-09-20 / 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 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.

Democratic Fall Dinner The Democratic fall dinner will be held October 13, at 6:30 p.m., at McConnellsburg Firehall. Cost is adults $15; children 7-12 $7.50; and under 6 are free. Get tickets from any committee person or at the door.

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.

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 Jackie Yates 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 Buck Valley Christian Church and Hope Center of Hagerstown, formerly Union Christian Church, 2281 Harmonia Rd., Warfordsburg, PA 17267,


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.

MHS Class Reunion Members and guests of Mc- Connellsburg High School Class of 1956 are invited to New Fort Restaurant October 27, at 1 p.m., for lunch and fellowship.

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.

Fulton Fatherhood Join the Fulton Fatherhood Initiative September 22, at 11 a.m., at Lions Club Park in Mc- Connellsburg, for Exotic Edventure. Call 717-485-6767, Ext. 222, to reserve a spot to meet some animal ambassadors.

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.

Yard/Bake Sale A yard and bake sale will be held at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center October 4 and 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and October 6 from 8 a.m. to noon. There will be a bag sale for some clothing.

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.

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 will be held October 6 (rain or shine) at Thomas All Things Automotive, 21518 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thi even tis being held to benefit Sandy Mellott (Needmore) and Darryl Kipe who are battling cancer. A $10 donation is being accepted per registered vehicle with all donations going directly to Sandy and Darryl. Any year or type of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. The first 50 registered vehicles will receive a thank-you gift bag. Food will be available for purchase by Hustontown Fire Co. Bake sale items will also be available. No alcoholic beverages. Not responsible for accidents. For more information call Kevin and Kim Mowen at 717-485-5492.

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 October 6 at Thomas All Things Automotive.


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.

VFW Election The annual election of officers for Fulton Overseas Veterans Assoc. will be held at the regular monthly meeting October 4 at the FOVA.

Democrat Office Opening The grand opening of the Democrat campaign office will be held Saturday, September 22, at 10 a.m. The office will be open every Saturday starting September 22 through Saturday, November 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by to pick up signs and information on candidates.

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.

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.

Nur turing Parenting Classes Fulton County Family Partnership is offering free nurturing parenting classes at 1 p. m. October 15, at 22438 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg. Learn to be more effective communciating with children, setting limits and avoiding power struggles. Learn to be a positive and supportive parent to build a better relationship with a child. Call Jennifer Gosnell at 717- 485- 6767, Ext. 222, by October 5, for more information.

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.

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.

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 se - dums, 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.


Revival Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold fall revival meetings with Evangelist Gary Bill September 30 thru October 3. The meetings will begin at 10 a. m. Sunday, September 30, and will be held each evening at 7 p. m., with Wednesday, October 3, be - ing the last service. The meetings will include heart- stirring preaching and special music each night. Visitors are invited to attend. Please call 815- 685- 3910 for more information.

Revival New Grenada Church of God will hold revival every evening at 7 p. m. September 23- 26.

Special Music Guilford Station will be at The Corner Independent

Church, 1160 Corner Road, Big Cove Tannery, past the Sportsmen’s Club fish hatchery, October 6. Kitchen opens at 4 p. m. and music starts at 6 p. m. Available will be sandwiches, homemade soups and baked goods.

Tonoloway Worship Service 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.

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.


Save A Life Training Save A Life training will be held at TrueNorth Wellness, 119 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg, September 24, at 4 p. m. Call COPE at 717- 485- 6767, Ext. 222, to reserve a seat.

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

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.

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.

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