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Counting our many blessings

Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting their regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Nov. 10, 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. Guest speaker for this month will be Cumberland County School Board Superintendent Dr. Amy Griffin. All are welcome.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to Frankie Branham of Cumberland.

Buckingham Baptist Church, 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.

Buckingham Baptist Church, 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. All proceeds from this event will be to offset the Christmas Cantata program. You may preorder by contacting Betty Toney at (434) 983-2232.

Browns Chapel United Methodist Church located at U.S. Route 15 North of Dillwyn on state route 617 Gravel Hill Road of Dillwyn will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving supper and program on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 5 p.m. Pastor Evelyn Penn and the entire congregation welcome all to attend as we give thanks for all good things cometh from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Cedar Baptist Church located 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn, will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving fest and program on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 5 p.m. Pastor Tommy Armstrong and congregation welcome all to attend.

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

Buckingham Baptist Church located at 24234 North James Madison Highway, Gold Hill area of New Canton will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day celebration on Sunday, Nov. 24. The day will begin with Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. followed by a meal in the church fellowship hall. Pastor Anthony Sacco and congregation welcome all to attend as we thank God for all he has done.

Things that are true about Thanksgiving? Americans eat 46 million turkeys each Thanksgiving.

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