Franklin County briefs

May 13, 2010

POW/MIA service to be held Saturday at Depot chapel

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A community POW/MIA Service will be held on Armed Services Day this Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Letterkenny Chapel at Letterkenny Army Depot.

The service is jointly sponsored by the United Churches of the Chambersburg Area and the Joint Veterans' Council of Chambersburg.

The guest speaker will be the Rev. John Trout, a retired brigadier general from the Army National Guard. Lt. Col. Robert Leasure will represent Letterkenny's commander.

Special music for the service will be provided by soloist Martin Wenger of Solomon's United Church of Christ. Joan Sachs of Falling Spring Presbyterian Church will be the organist.

Charles M. Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 will present the colors and lead military honors in front of the chapel as the service concludes.


Classic car show is June 6

ZULLINGER, Pa. -- The Appalachian Golden Classics Chevy Club will present its 20th annual All-Chevy Benefit Car Show on Sunday, June 6, at the Zullinger Community Center.

The show, which has a rain date of June 13, is open to all antique and classic Chevrolet cars, trucks and street rods from 1911 through 1981.

Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and dash plaques will be given to the first 100 entries. Trophies will be awarded in all classes.

Pre-registration is $10, while the day of the show fee is $12.

Proceeds will be donated to Waynesboro Area Human Services and The Lunch Place.

For more information, call Bobby Etter at 717-762-2446 or Greg Kugler at 717-765-4471.

Creek cleanup is Saturday

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- State Sen. Richard Alloway II asks residents to take part in a creek clean-up project Saturday as part of the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania.

The clean-up project, planned in conjunction with the Conococheague Watershed Alliance, will take place in and along the Conococheague Creek from Commerce Street to the Nitterhouse soccer complex from 9 a.m. until noon.

Registration for participants will begin at 8 a.m.

Alloway, R-Franklin/Adams/York, urged participants to bring work clothes, gloves, hip waders and other protective equipment to prevent injury. Participants with kayaks or canoes may float the stream picking up trash from the deeper waters that can't be reached by participants with hip waders.

Any individual or group who is interested in volunteering for the event can contact Melissa Knepper in Alloway's office at"> or 717-787-4651.

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