Christmas events, celebrations noted

Published 8:57 am Thursday, December 29, 2016

Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to the following: Barbara Wyland, of Scottsville, Saturday; T.J. Waycaster, of Powhatan and Myrle Gibson, Covington (mother to Fern Dunnavant, of Dillwyn), Thursday.

Barry and Linda Miles, of Cumberland; Susie Taylor and Patricia Taylor, of Dillwyn; and Thomas and Elenor Newton, New Canton all enjoyed and evening meal at Teresa’s Place, of Dillwyn, on Thursday, Dec. 22. Everyone had a great time of fun, food and fellowship.

Our sympathy is extended to the Seay family of Dillwyn. Rice Lawrence Seay Jr. went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 24. He will be greatly missed by all.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who are sick and shut in throughout Dillwyn and surrounding counties.

A large crowd attended the annual Christmas luncheon at the home of T.J. and Stephanie Waycaster’s home in Powhatan on Saturday Dec. 24. Everyone had a nice time.

Ralph and Fern Dunnavant, of Dillwyn, visited in the home of her mom, Mytle Gibson, of Covington, on Tuesday, Dec. 20. A nice visited was noted.

Loaves of Love food pantry is operated by the Seven Day Adventist Church, located at 2294 Cartersville Road.

This food pantry is designed for Cumberland residents, which includes Cartersville. The next food distribution will be held Wednesday from 3-4:30 p.m. If it’s your first time coming to the food bank, you must bring in two forms of identification and proof of income. For further information, call Jessica at (804) 512-7547 or Barry at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-4181. Your tax-deductible donations are appreciated and will help us obtain more food. All food boxes are severed on a first-come, first-served basis.

A large crowd attended a surprise birthday supper in honor of Linda Miles’s 54th birthday on Dec. 21 at Vito’s Italian Restaurant in Cumberland. A nice time was had by all.

Barry and Linda Miles, Jane Cooke and her grandson, Sam Givens, all of Cumberland, along with Susie Taylor and Patricia Woodfin, of Dillwyn, and Thomas and Eleanor Newton, of New Canton, all enjoyed an evening of food, fun and fellowship at a Christmas supper at The Tanglewood Restaurant in Goochland on Dec. 23.

From our home to yours, have a happy, safe and prosperous 2017 in the Lord. Barry and Linda Miles, of Cumberland, enjoyed their annual Christmas Eve supper Dec. 24, in the home of Barry’s mom, Annie May Miles, of Dillwyn.

Do’s and don’ts of human food for dog: peanut butter is good for your dog. The healthiest option is raw, unsalted peanut butter because it contains no sylitol or salt. It also has heart-healthy fats and vitamin B, E and niacin.

Annie May Miles is the columnist for Trent’s Mill. Her email address is