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Food distribution set in Cumberland

Happy birthday to Nancy Midkiff of Cumberland (Dec. 13); John Dimmie of Farmville, and Mary Flint of Cumberland (Dec. 14).

Cedar Baptist Church, 2932 Bell Road, Dillwyn, will be hold its annual Christmas program, “A Christmas Cupcake,” on Sunday at 6 p.m. Refreshments will follow. Pastor Tommy Armstrong invites all to attend.

Sympathy is extended to the families of Edward Burnelle Lightfoot, 80, of New Canton, Frances Pipjunge, 88, of Cumberland. Both will be greatly missed by all.

Maranatha Baptist Church, 2204 Tuggle Road, Farmville, will be hold its annual Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. For further information call (434) 392-6679.

Arvonia Volunteer Fire Department, 241 Arvonia Road, announces the arrival of Santa on Sunday from 3- 5 p.m. There will be crafts to make and cookies to eat. Bring your camera to take a picture with Santa.

Barry and Linda Miles, Jane Cooke and her grandson Sam Givens, all of Cumberland, attended the Virginia Spectacular Christmas Show at Thomas Road Baptist Church of Lynchburg Dec. 4. Everyone also enjoyed an afternoon meal at the Cracker Barrel restaurant.

Fitzgerald Baptist Church, Cumberland, is partnering with Central Virginia Food Bank Feed More Program of Richmond to distribute food to Cumberland County residents (including Cartersville) on Monday Dec. 21, from noon until all food is gone at Southworth Power & Equipment located 1273 Anderson Hwy., Cumberland. You must have already registered to get food or you must see the director Jerry Seal. All food recipients should bring bags. Also on Monday you may apply for USDA Foods if you have not already done so. Those approved will be able to start picking up the USDA food along with the other regular food on Dec. 21.

ANNIE MAY MILES is columnist for Trents Mill. Her email is fatcat091@verizon.net.