Easter services

Published 7:21 am Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Cumberland County Volunteer Fire Department (CCVFD) Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a benefit pancake supper, 50/50 drawing and cake and pie auction to benefit the CCVFD on Saturday, April 27, at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend and make a tax deductible donation as we continue to provide the necessary services in keeping our community safe.

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 the website LoveCentraVA. Com, Facebook page FB.me/LoveCentralVA or email MegaLandfill@ LoveCentralVA.com. The next meeting will be Sunday, May 19, 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 south and Davenport Road.

There will be a yard sale and craft fair on May 4 from 8 a.m.- 1:30p.m. at Southworth Power Equipment, 1273 Anderson Hwy., Cumberland to benefit Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee. Vendors are welcome. Reserve your space by May 1 by calling (804) 308- 5748. Donations gladly accepted. Items left over will be auctioned off on-site at 1:30 p.m.

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Cumberland County Landfill Alert is now selling Krispy Kreme products to raise money to fight the Mega Landfill in Cumberland County. All sales are prepaid. Delivery date will be May 4 at Southworth Power Equipment located 1273 Andersonville Hwy. from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. For questions or to order call (804) 308-5748.

Cedar Baptist Church located at 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn, will have Good Friday service on Friday at 7 p.m. On Saturday there will be an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. with lunch to follow. On Sunday, sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. followed by breakfast in the Church fellowship hall. worship service will begin at 8 a.m. There will be no Sunday School or 11 a.m. worship service. For further information contact Pat Allen at (434) 983-3158.

Browns, Hanes and Rocky Mount United Methodist churches of Dillwyn will be hosting special Easter weekend events. On Saturday, there will be an Easter egg hunt followed by a light lunch. On Sunday, 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. with morning worship to conclude their day at 8 a.m. Pastor Rebecca Cook and the entire congregation welcome all to attend.

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 per-register contact Travis Toney at (434) 996- 0941 or 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.

Don’t miss the 32nd Annual Virginia Catfish Festival on Saturday Aug. 24 from 4-7 p.m. at the Farmville Sports Arena, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville, sponsored by Southside Shrine Club. More details later.

Victory Baptist Church located at 4339 Salem Road, Spout Springs will be hosting special sunrise services on Sunday. Sunrise service will begin at 7 a.m. followed by breakfast and an 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 at 2 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School, 198 Evergreen Ave. 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, Virginia 24522 or visit 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 Court Room.

The 2019 Annual Spring Miles Reunion will be held on 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: Lewis Johnson of Fork Union on Friday, April 19; Casey L. Ownby of Dillwyn on Saturday, April 20; Ruth Blevins of Fairfax on Monday, April 21; Todd Worley of Cumberland, Bernice Baird Dillwyn and Nancy Fairchild of New Canton all having birthdays on Wednesday, April 24; and Junior Midkiff of Cumberland on Thursday, April 25.

Buckingham Baptist Church located U.S. Route 15 north of Dillwyn at 24234 North James Madison Hwy., will be hosting Easter weekend activities. On Saturday its annual Easter egg hunt will be held at 2 p.m. then on Sunday 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 call 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.

A reminder to mark your calendars now for the following events: Patriots Day Celebration Saturday, April 27, at the Cumberland County Courthouse, Heart of Virginia festival, downtown Farmville Saturday, May 4, May Fest, Buckingham County Day, Saturday ,May 11 at the Historic Village Wayside and Crewe Homecoming Saturday, May 18.

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