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Fall Festival fun

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 our website LoveCentraVA.com or Facebook page: FB.me/ LoveCentralVA also email NoMegaLandfill@ LoveCentralVA.com The next meeting will be held Sunday, Nov. 11, at 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.

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

There will be a Fall Fest on Saturday, Nov. 10. Fun for the whole family. Activities to include face painting, balloons, games for the kids, bouncy house, selfies with Santa and free coat giveaway. Lunch will be provided at no cost. First come, first serve. So come one, come all and get coats for the fall. Sponsored by local churches in Cumberland and the Virginia Cooperative Extension.

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 Route 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 at (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 Luther Waycaster of Dillwyn on Friday, Nov. 2; Dan (Shot) Lesueur of Dillwyn on Sunday, Nov. 4; Audrey Llewellyn of Dillwyn on Monday, Nov. 5; Larry Davidson of West Virginia on Tuesday, Nov. 6; and Eric Cooke of Carterville and Betty Waycaster of Dillwyn on Thursday, Nov. 8.

Buckingham Baptist Church located at 24234 North James Madison Hwy. cordially welcomes all to attend its annual Thanksgiving lunch following the morning worship service on Sunday, Nov. 18.

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 on 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. At 6 p.m. 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.

Cedar Baptist Church, U.S Route 15 North of Dillwyn, 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Banquet on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. followed by a Thanksgiving service. Pastor Tommy Armstrong and the entire congregation welcomes all to attend.

Browns Chapel United Methodist Church located near U.S. Route 15 North of Dillwyn on State Route 617, Gravel Hill Road, will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving lunch on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. followed by a Thanksgiving program. Pastor Rebecca Cook and entire congregation welcomes the community and hunters to attend.

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 on 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 best featuring “Smokey Wilson” of Concord. 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, at 2 a.m. Remember to set your clocks back one hour (fall back) before going to bed Saturday night.

Did you know that the Hawaiian alphabet has only 13 letters?

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