Easter events and more

Published 7:38 am Thursday, April 4, 2019

Cumberland County Landfill Alert 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 further information visit its website at LoveCentraVA.Com, Facebook page at FB.me/LoveCentralVA or email NoMegaLandfill@ LoveCentralVA.com. The next meeting will be Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 south and Davenport Road.

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc., a nonprofit organization serving Buckingham and surrounding counties in helping people in their hour of need, will be hosting its annual fish fry on Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m. at Mulberry Grove Baptist Church, 13283 West James Anderson Hwy., Buckingham. Dinner to include fried fish, baked beans, fresh coleslaw, french fries dessert and beverage for a donation. You may eat in or take out. At 6 p.m. enjoy Bluegrass Gospel music at its best featuring “The Old Time Gospel Singers” of Crewe. Door prizes 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.

Browns, Hanes and Rocky Mount United Methodist churches of Dillwyn will be hosting special Easter weekend events. On Saturday, April 20, there will be an Easter egg hunt followed by a light lunch. Then on Sunday, April 21, join them for Sunrise Services at 6:30 a.m. with the presentation of “The Birth of Christ To Calvary” followed by breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Morning worship to conclude at 8:30 a.m. Pastor Rebecca Cook and the entire congregation welcome all to attend.

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The Buckingham County High School Alumni welcome you to join them for “Let’s Fight Cancer Together” Fifth Annual Car and Bike Show on Saturday, April 27, from noon-4 p.m. at Teresa’s Place located at 15055 N. James Madison Hwy., Dillwyn. Cars best in show first place and second place. Motorcycles best in show first and second place in Domestic and Metric. To pre-register contact Travis Toney at (434) 996-0941, Scotty Edwards at (434) 547-5443 or email Jennifer Shumaker at jenshu3772@hotmail.com. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society in honor of loved ones lost to cancer. Come out and support the American Cancer Society. This is the largest car show in Buckingham.

Victory Baptist Church located at 4339 Salem Road, Spout Springs, will be hosting special Sunrise Services on Sunday, April 21. Sunrise Service will begin at 7 a.m. followed by breakfast and Easter egg hunt at the Woodman Of The World building located at 318 Harold St., Appomattox. This will be followed by morning Worship at 10:30 a.m. back at the church location. Pastor Jeff Worley and the entire congregation welcome all to attend. For further information contact Pastor Jeff Worley at (434) 283-4657 or cell at (434) 942-4652.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Ralph Stanley ll & Clinch Mtn. Boys” on April 28, 2 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School, 198 Evergreen Avenue. 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 www.appomattoxbluegrass.com. For more information call Tony at (434) 660-7101.

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.

The 2019 Annual Spring Miles Reunion will be held Saturday, April 27, from 1-3 p.m. at Golden Corral Southside in Richmond. All family members and friends are welcome.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Nora Atkinson of Dillwyn on Thursday, April 7; Florence Lango of Dillwyn on Friday, April 8; and Cheryl Canipe of Henrico on Saturday, April 9.

Buckingham Baptist Church located on U.S. Route 15 north of Dillwyn at 24234 North James Madison Hwy., will be hosting Easter weekend activities. On Saturday, April 20, its annual Easter egg hunt will be held at 2 p.m., then on Sunday, April 21, Sunrise Service will begin at 7 a.m. with special music by Abby Jones. There will be no Sunday School or worship. Everybody is welcome to attend.

Free adult education/ GED classes, both day and night classes are available. Education gives you the chance to succeed. For more information contact Lois Hicks (Adult Education/GED) at (434) 736-2048 or (804) 586-7489. Sponsored by Southside Virginia Community College.

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

Did you know? Most lipstick contains fish scales.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net.