Community supporting their own

Published 8:00 am Thursday, January 31, 2019

There will be a benefit spaghetti lunch, blind auction, door prizes and local vendor event Saturday from noon-3 p.m. at the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department located at 30 Firehouse Road, Cumberland. If the event should be rescheduled due to inclement weather the date will be Sunday Feb. 10 same time and place. This event is for offsetting funeral expenses and medical bills for 15-year-old William (Bubba) Bowles of Cartersville who recently passed away. Any funds left over from proceeds resulting from this event will go towards a scholarship in Bubba’s memory as family has requested. The lunch will include spaghetti, salad, roll and beverage for a donation. You may eat in or take out. All checks can be made payable to The William (Bubba) Bowles Memorial Fund and note donations may be dropped off at any C & F Bank branch. This event is being sponsored by family and friends. For further information or to setup a vendor booth, please contact Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806.

Visiting in the home of James and Virginia Boyles of Cumberland on Sunday afternoon Jan. 27 were Barry and Linda Miles of Cumberland and Annie May Miles of Dillwyn.

Something exciting is going to happen in 2019, but you better hurry because time is running out. The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a non-profit organization, is sponsoring a three day two night trip to Lancaster Pennsylvania on Tuesday April 2-4. The trip to include round trip motorcoach transportation, two nights lodging, two deluxe continental breakfasts, two dinners, a two-hour farmland tour, time for shopping and the show “Jesus”, at sight and sound Theater. For pricing and pick up points contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492- 5806 or (434) 315-4181. Deadline for this trip is on or before March 1.

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Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Committee cordially 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 further information visit our website: LoveCentraVA.Com or Facebook page: LoveCentralVA also Email Address: NoMegaLandfill@LoveCentralVA. com Due to the inclimate weather the next meeting has been rescheduled to Sunday afternoon. Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 south and Davenport Road.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a non-profit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting with buffet breakfast on Saturday Feb. 2 at 9:30 a.m. at Teresa’s Place located Sprouses Corner Dillwyn. All members and guest attending need to plan to pay for your own meal. For further information or to learn more about the group, contact President Barry Miles at home (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass / Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver” on Feb. 10 at at 2 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School, 198 Evergreen Ave. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. You may purchase tickets at Napa in Appomattox, F & L Market in Lynchburg and Taylor Forbes Equipment in Farmville. Also you can purchase tickets online at www.lynchburgtickets. com or make checks payable to ACHS and mail to c/o Tony Clifton, P.O. Box 373, Appomattox, Va. 24522 or visit our website For more information call Tony at (434) 660-7101.

Happy anniversary wishes go out this week to Luther and Barbara Davis of Arvonia on Friday Feb. 1 and on Feb. 2 Jerry and Barbara Heifner of Dillwyn.

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.

Happy special birthday wishes go out this week to Bonnie Worley of Cumberland on Saturday Feb. 2, Carolyn Whitehead of Dillwyn on Wednesday Feb. 6 and Glenna Mahunik of Appomattox on Thursday Feb. 7.

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc., a non-profit organization serving Buckingham and surrounding counties in helping people in their hour of need, will be hosting their annual Valentine’s Banquet on Saturday evening Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church Dillwyn. Dinner to include pork roast and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, dessert and beverage all for a donation. You may eat in or take out. Dinner music will be provided by pianoist Cody Moss. Door prices will also be given away. For further information call (434) 983-2269. Everyone is welcome to attend. By you helping us we can help others.

Victory Baptist Church located at 157 Dove Lane, Spout Springs, will be relocating to their new permanent church location at 4339 Salem Road, Spout Springs, on Sunday Feb. 3rd. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. For further information contact Pastor Jeff Worley at (434) 283-4657 or cell at (434) 942-4652.

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

Did you know? Rice is the staple food for 50 percent of the world’s population.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at