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Grand champion winner

Concord Baptist Church invites you to their Fall Harvest Celebration and Trunk or Treat. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 3-8 p.m. at the church’s outdoor pavilion and Focus Center at 6114 Deer Run Road in Farmville. Join them for an afternoon of fall fellowship, homemade Brunswick stew, small livestock exhibit, and other activities for both the young and young at heart. Children can enjoy trunk or treat following dinner.

Hold the date. The Piedmont Area Junior Livestock Show will take place on April 28, 2018 for 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) youth ages 9-19 at the Blackstone Livestock Market. Exhibitors from the Piedmont area compete in the categories of beef, goat, sheep and swine. Each individual learns responsibility, the importance of agriculture, and valuable showmanship lessons. At the end of the day, each participant receives more than ribbons as they gain experience and confidence. Preparations for April’s show begin soon as participants need to begin to acquire and work with their animals for the show. For more information, contact the Buckingham Extension Office at (434) 969-4261.

The Woman’s Club of Buckingham County GFWC announces the 37th year of the “Curious Corner Store” to be held at the VFW Hall, 14405 W. James Anderson Highway, in Buckingham, on Oct. 27, 28, 30, 31 and Nov. 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This is the only fundraiser for the club each year. Monies from the sale will be distributed throughout the county and beyond. The store features good used clothing, household items, fresh pecans from Georgia, Christmas wreaths, fresh baked goods and a great raffle. There is something for everyone. The club invites the community to mark their calendars and join them for a great event. For additional information, contact Zanie at (434) 983-3875 or Agnes at (434) 983-2115.

Tanner Wise of Buckingham competed on Sept. 25 at the Five County Fair livestock show, held in Farmville. Tanner showed two market goat wethers and an ewe sheep. Tanner won reserve grand champion for his market goat and first place in showmanship in both the goat and sheep classes. Tanner is in eighth grade at Buckingham Middle School and is president of his FFA middle school chapter and president of his local 4-H Livestock Club. Tanner is the son of David and Sherri Wise, of Dillwyn. Congratulations to Tanner.

Help support our schools. The Buckingham chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is having a Tritan Tumbler fundraiser. Tumblers are available in designer and collegiate options, as well as our very own Buckingham County Knights design. All tumblers have a lifetime guarantee, BPA free, FDA approved, microwave and dishwasher safe and great for hot and cold drinks. Contact Christy White at cwhite@bcpschools.org to order. The fundraiser runs until Nov. 8.

Sherri Wise is the columnist for the Buckingham Bulletin. Her email is wise.buckingham@gmail.com or (434) 983-1393.

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