Christmas parades

Published 7:21 am Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Group will be hosting a luncheon for hunters and the community on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the former Cumberland County Elementary School (Luther P. Jackson building) located at 1874 Anderson Highway. The menu will include a choice of chili, soup or beans along with crackers, chips and beverage. All proceeds resulting from this event will be used to help in our efforts in fighting no dump.

Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Committee welcomes all citizens of Cumberland County and surrounding counties to a community meeting concerning the proposed landfill to learn more and receive information about the stand against this issue. For more information visit its website at LoveCentraVA.Com or Facebook page at LoveCentralVA also email is NoMegaLandfill@LoveCentralVA. com. In respect of the Cumberland Christmas parade, the next meeting will be held Sunday Dec. 9, at 4 p.m. instead of 3 p.m. at the Cumberland 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.

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting is held every second Tuesday unless otherwise announced at 7 p.m. in the Cumberland County Court Room.

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Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to: Wilbur Whitehead and Alice Deane both of Dillwyn on Friday Nov. 30, Nicole Dickson and Dylan Cloud both of Cumberland on Saturday Dec. 3, Daniel Morris of Dillwyn and Tony Clifton of Appomattox both celebrating birthdays on Monday Dec. 5.

Visiting in the home of Annie May Miles of Dillwyn recently was Jan Crawley of Farmville.

The local Christmas Parades are as follows: Appomattox Parade Saturday at 3 p.m., Amelia Parade also Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday, at 2 p.m. join us in the Downtown Farmville area for the 68th Annual Farmville Jaycees Christmas Parade sponsored by Tony Markland/ALCOVA Mortgage – Powhatan and Bland-Reid Funeral Home Inc. The Crewe Parade will be Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m., Keysville Parade Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., Powhatan Parade Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., Cumberland Parade Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. and then Sunday, Dec. 16 the Dillwyn Christmas Parade at 3 p.m.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association will be hosting its Annual Christmas Banquet Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall located on Route 60 at 14405 West James Anderson Highway, Buckingham. All members and their guest are welcome to attend and are asked to bring a covered dish with the meats and drinks furnished by the association. Following will be door prize drawings and the election of the 2019 officers. For further information contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-4181.

Buckingham Baptist Church located U.S. Route 15 north of Dillwyn at 24234 North James Madison Highway, will be hosting a “Birthday Party For Jesus” on Wednesday Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. with refreshments to be served in the church fellowship hall. This celebration is sponsored by Children in Action.

Browns Chapel United Methodist Church located on U.S. Route 15 north of Dillwyn on State Route 617 Gravel Hill Road, will be hosting their annual Christmas program “Christmas at Bethlehem Gulch” on Sunday at 4 p.m. followed by refreshments in the Church fellowship hall. Pastor Rebecca Cook and the entire congregation welcome everyone to attend.

Cedar Baptist Church located U.S Route 15 north of Dillwyn at 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn will be hosting its annual Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will follow in the church fellowship hall. Pastor Tommy Armstrong and the entire congregation welcome all to attend.

A speedy recovery is sent out to all those who are sick and shut-in.

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