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Trunk or Treat

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 the Mega Landfill will be detrimental to everyone. All are welcome.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Gerri Bush of Farmville on Friday, Oct. 18, Marsha Davis and Jerry Heifner both of Dillwyn on Saturday, Oct. 19, Helen Reynolds of Powhatan on Wednesday, Oct. 23, Sandra Ownby of Dillwyn, Ailene Snoddy of Arvonia and Mary Hayes of Crewe all having birthdays on Thursday, Oct. 24.

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 their annual Thanksgiving banquet on Saturday Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall located on 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 this 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.

Cedar Baptist Church located 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn, will be hosting their annual Trunk or Treat from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 31. For more information contact Pat Allen at (434) 983-3158.

Buckingham Baptist located at 24234 North James Madison Highway, Gold Hill area of New Canton, will be hosting their annual Truck or Treat on Thursday Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. for further information contact Jo Lang at (434) 547-5396.

Victory Baptist Church located at 4339 Salem Road, Spout Springs will be hosting their third annual homecoming services on Sunday Oct. 20. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 10:30 a.m. with special music from the Victory Baptist Church Choir and also a brief history of the church followed by the morning message from Pastor Jeff Worley. Lunch will follow at the Woodmen of The World building located at 318 Harrell St., Appomattox. 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.

Remember that October is breast cancer awareness month.

ANNIE MAY MILES is the columnist for Trent’s Mill. She can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net