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Fundraiser set for Saturday

The United Way of Prince Edward County recently celebrated putting up the second star on the board in front of Citizens Bank & Trust with members of its all-volunteer board of directors saying it signifies that they are on track to achieve their goal of raising $55,000 this year. The funds will help support 19 organizations in the Heart of Virginia. A Stew and Brew Fundraiser will be hosted by the United Way and Third Street Brewing Co. from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday. The event is sponsored by Centra Southside Community Hospital and will be held at Third Street Brewing Co., located at 312 W. Third St. in Farmville. All proceeds will go to the United Way. To preorder call (434) 315-2445. “The weather should be conducive, and it will be a fun event for families,” United Way Board President Rucker Snead said in the release. “There are games and picnic tables for all to enjoy some delicious stew, all while supporting a great cause.” United Way Board members at the star celebration were, left to right: Jamie C. Ruff, Kerry Mossler, Rucker Snead, Bruce Davis, Jennifer Tobias, Sandy Cooke, Vicki Palmer and Jennifer Kinne.