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Benefit fish fry dinner set for Aug. 5

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc., a nonprofit organization in Buckingham that helps people in surrounding counties in their hour of need, will host a benefit fish fry dinner and concert Aug. 5 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, located on Route 20 north of Dillwyn.

Dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. to include a fried fish plate dinner with all the trimmings for a donation. Eat-in or take-out. Beginning at 6 p.m., there will be gospel music featuring Chris Lewis, Shelby Taylor and members of Bethlehem Baptist Church, all of Buckingham. For more information, call (434) 983-2269.

Visiting in the home of James and Virginia Boyles last week was Elizabeth Stone and her daughter Linda Seay, both of Richmond.

Happy birthday wishes are sent this week to the following: Faye Marion, of Cumberland, and Alice Bell, of New Canton, Sunday; Sam Givens, of Cumberland, Monday; Elizabeth Stone, of Colonial Beach, and Eleanor Newton, of New Canton, both on Wednesday; and Gary Albrecht, of Arvonia, Aug. 4.

Cheyenne Marion, of Cumberland, and Josh Gentry, of Mineral, attended his grandfather’s funeral last week in Jacksonville, Florida.

Cedar Baptist Church, located at 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn, would like to invite everyone to their homecoming with Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow in the fellowship hall. There will be a song service at 1:30 p.m. featuring the Oak Hill Quartet. The Rev. Jerry Gray from Iva, South Carolina, will be conducting the revival services, Aug. 7-11. The services will begin each night at 7 p.m. with special music as follows: Monday is Second Time Around, Tuesday is Smokey Wilson, Wednesday is to be announced, Thursday is Barry Snoddy and Friday night is Chris Lewis. For more information, contact Pat Allen at (434) 983-3158.

The 2017 annual former Craddock Terry Shoe Factory breakfast meeting will be held Aug. 12 at 9 a.m. at Teresa’s Place, located at 15055 N. James Madison Highway in Dillwyn at Sprouse’s Corner. All former employees and their guests are welcome to attend and plan to pay for their own meal. To register to attend, contact coordinator Annie May Miles at (434) 983-2543 or (434) 315-4189.

Welcome Wesleyan Church, located one mile north of Central Virginia Health Center on U.S. Route 15, will host a pancake supper benefit gospel concert Saturday from 5-7 p.m. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with gospel music featuring Sarah Garceau, Paula Dinsmore, Jerry Moneymaker, McKinzie Tillman and Barry Snoddy.

The benefit is for Crystal Wharam Agee, of New Canton, who is battling cancer.

Lighthouse Church of God of Prophecy, located at 2039 Patrick Henry Highway in Burkeville, will be hosting southern gospel music Saturday at 6 p.m. featuring The Son’s Family from Meads, Kentucky. A love offering will be received. For further information, contact Pastor Douglas Millner at (434) 767-2414.

Annie May Miles is the columnist for Trent’s Mill. Her email address is fatcat@091verizon.net.