2011-03-17 / Community Bulletin Board


Shooting Match Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a shooting match March 19 and 26, beginning at 1 p.m. Shells will be furnished.

Free Movie The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a free movie with snacks on Saturday, March 26, at 2 p.m. in Penn’s Village Shoping Center. “The Inheritance” will be shown.

Sportsman’s Expo A Sportsman’s Expo will be held Saturday, March 26, at Pleasant Ridge campgrounds dining hall (Nazarene Church). Doors open at 3 p.m. Ham potpie buffet will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Refreshments available all night. Music starts at 6 p.m. Throughout the night will be door prizes, guest speakers, videos of actual hunts and more. Animal mounts will be displayed throughout the building. Anyone wanting to show mounts should call 717-485-4152. The campgrounds are located on 655 south of Harrisonville and on Rt. 655 about 7 miles north of Needmore. More information or directions may be obtained by calling 717-485-4152.

New York Trip Modern Woodmen Youth Group is sponsoring a day trip to New York City Saturday, May 12. A day on your own in the Big Apple. Board the bus at 7 p.m., pit stop, back in McConnellsburg around midnight. Cost is $45 per person if reserved and paid in full by April 8. After that, the cost per person will be $50. No smoking or alcohol is permitted on the bus. More information or reservations may be obtained by calling Cheryl Cutshall at 717-485-0527 after 4 p.m.

Card Party McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will hold another card party this Saturday, March 19, starting at 6 p.m. in the alumni community building (formerly the old MHS). Everyone is invited to attend. Any questions, please call 485-0221.

Bus Trip A bus trip will be made to the Longaberger basket festival at the Crayola Factory in Easton, Pa., April 9. Includes transportation from McConnellsburg to the factory, continental breakfast on the bus, snacks and drinks on the bus from start to finish and lots of games, goodies and prizes. Depart at 7:30 a.m. from McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Assoc. building. Anyone interested in making baskets or available additional workshops should register at the time of reservations. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-3718 or at debtoo@pa.net. Proceeds benefit Great Cove Golf Course pool.

Benefit Dance A benefit dance will be held April 9 at Mc- Connellsburg American Legion. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dance starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. No one will be admitted without a ticket. Only a limited number of tickets will be sold. There will be door prizes, raffles, silent auctions and more. Must be 21 years old to attend. Proceeds benefit Rusty Carmack. More information or a ticket may be obtained by calling Nancy Bivens at 717-799-7343.

BiValley Softball Registration BiValley Travel softball registrations will be held for girls, ages 9-14, to fill the BiValley Travel 12U and 14U softball teams that participate in the Chambersburg Suburban League. Roster needs to be filled by March 30, practice begins the end of March for the 12U team. Any questions call 717-372-5922 or 717-485-5116 for a registration form or more information. More information and forms can be found in the Facebook group BiValley Girls Softball or at https://sites.google.com/site/bivalleygirlssoftball/

Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage on Saturday, March 26, at 6 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5 p.m. Admission is free. Everyone is welcome to attend and share talent or come and enjoy the talent of others.

FR Musical The Forbes Road Drama Club will be presenting the musical “Footloose” on March 17, 18 and 19, starting at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door or can be purchased in advance by calling 814-685- 3866, Ext. 208. All tickets are $6. A silent auction will be held all three nights in conjunction with the musical and a spaghetti dinner will be offered prior to the event on Friday and Saturday in the high school cafeteria.

New York City Trip Modern Woodmen of American Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City Saturday, May 7. The bus departs McConnellsburg courthouse at 6 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast at 8:15 a.m. and arrival in New York City at 11:30 a.m. Depart New York City near the Times Square area at 6:30 p.m. and a stop will be made halfway home for supper. Estimated arrival back in Mc- Conellsburg is 12:15 a.m. Cost for transportation and a buffet breakfast is $55 per person. Please send money by April 15 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or call 888- 623-6719.

Alumni Gym Open The alumni community gym in Mc- Connellsburg will be open from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for anyone who would like to get some exercise, walk or run. This is a free activity and open to all ages. If the Central Fulton School District is closed because of the weather, the gym will not be open. Any questions, please call Kathy J. Kendall at 485-4530 ext. 1002 or at home at 485-0221.

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