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Honoring area veterans

Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road in Cumberland. The purpose of this meeting is to inform Cumberland County residents and surrounding counties with updated information as to why this Mega Landfill will be detrimental to everyone. All are welcome to attend.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Rodney Ownby of Dillwyn on Monday, Nov. 1, Luther Waycaster of Dillwyn on Tuesday, Nov. 2, Dan (Shot) Lesueur of Dillwyn on Thursday, Nov. 4, Audrey Llewllyn of Dillwyn on Friday, Nov. 5 and Larry Davidson of West Virginia.

On Saturday Nov. 6. Buckingham Baptist Church, located 24234 North James Madison Highway, Gold Hill area of New Canton, will be hosting a free Veterans Day supper on Monday Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. The menu to include pancakes, sausage and beverages. All Veterans and their spouses are welcome.

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 Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving banquet on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall located on U.S. Route 60 at 14405 West James Anderson Highway, Buckingham. All members and their guests are welcome to attend and asked to bring a covered dish with the meats and drinks furnished by the association. Following will be door prizes and bluegrass gospel music at its best featuring True Spirit of Richmond. For further information contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-4181.

Buckingham Baptist Church located 24234 North James Madison Highway, Gold Hill area of New Canton, will be hosting its annual Brunswick stew on Saturday, Nov. 9 with stew being available for pickup at 1 p.m. Proceeds from this event are to offset its Christmas Cantata program. You may preorder by contacting Betty Toney at (434) 983-2232.

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

Things that are true about Thanksgiving? Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird, not the eagle.

ANNIE MAY Miles is the columnist for the Buckingham Bulletin. She can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net.