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Thanksgiving banquet set

Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Committee will have a community meeting concerning the proposed landfill to learn more and receive information about the stand against this issue. For further information visit its website LoveCentraVA.Com or Facebook page FB.me/ LoveCentralVA also email NoMegaLandfill@LoveCentralVA.com.

The next meeting will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m. at the Cumber- land Community Center located at 45 south and Davenport Road. During this meeting we will be honoring and remembering the men and women who have fought and continue to fight for our freedom.

Hatcher Baptist Church located on 5 Gravel Hill Road (intersection of Route 617 and 622) will be hosting Thanksgiving banquet set Family Fun Night on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. There will be kids skits, a puppet show and Kids Praise Team “As One,” door prizes, refreshments and more, so come join us for family fun night. For more information contact Betty Jo Lesueur at (434) 983-2963.

Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Group saying no to the dump will be hosting a fundraising raffle on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 and Davenport Road. First prize will be for a Winchester 12 gauge pump shotgun, second place prize will be one end table, third place prize a $50 visa gift card. For tickets contact Barbara Speas at (804) 836-5509 or Barry Miles, home (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181 or any other member.

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting is held every second Tuesday unless otherwise announced at 7 p.m. in the Cumberland County Courtroom. Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to Bethany England of Dillwyn on Friday, Oct. 26; Patricia Seay who will be 55 of Buckingham on Saturday, Oct. 27; Donna Miles of Cumberland on Sunday, Oct. 28; Gladys Shumaker formerly of Dillwyn now residing in Powhatan celebrating her 79th birthday on Monday, Oct. 29; Rene Marion of Cumberland on Tuesday, Oct. 30; and Rodney Ownby of Dillwyn on Thursday, Nov. 1.

Buckingham Baptist Church located on 24234 N. James Madison Hwy., New Canton will be hosting their annual “Trunk or Treat” on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. until. Cedar Baptist Church located 3932 Bell Road Dillwyn will be hosting “Trunk or Treat” on Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m.

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc., a nonprofit organization serving Buckingham and surrounding counties in helping people in their hour of need, will be hosting a benefit Barbecue Dinner and Concert on Saturday evening Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. at the VFW Hall located Route 60, 14405 West James Anderson Hwy., Buckingham. Dinner to include barbecue, bun, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert and beverage all for a donation. You may eat in or take out. Beginning at 6 p.m. there will be Southern Gospel music at its best to feature “Smokey Wilson” of Concord. Door prices will also be given away. For further information call (434) 983-2269. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Welcome Wesleyan Church located 1 mile North of Central Virginia Health Center on U.S. Route 15 N. will be host- ing a “Trunk or Treat” on Wednesday, from 6 p.m. until. The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association will be hosting their Annual Thanksgiving Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall located route 60 at 14405 West James Anderson Hwy., Buckingham. All members and their guest are welcome to attend and asked to bring a covered dish with the meats and drinks furnished by the association. Following this will be gospel music at its bests featuring “Smokey Wilson” of Concord also door prizes will be given away. For further information contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-4181.

A speedy recovery is sent out to all those who are sick and shut-in. A reminder Eastern Standard Time ends and daylight saving time begins on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 a.m. Remember to set your clocks back one hour (fall back) before going to bed Saturday night.

Did you know that lighting strikes the earth 6,000 times every minute.

ANNIE MAY MILES is the columnist for Trent’s Mill. Her email address is fatcat091@verizon.net.