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The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting their regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Feb. 9, 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.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Anita Ford of Appomattox on Friday, Jan. 17, Junior Trent of Dillwyn on Saturday, Jan. 18, Dottie Roosevelt of Cumberland and Roy Knighton of New Canton both having birthdays on Monday. Jan. 20.

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps people in their hour of need in Buckingham and surrounding counties, will be hosting a fundraising dinner on Saturday evening Feb. 1 located at First Baptist Church in Dillwyn. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. to include pork roast and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, dessert and beverage all for a donation. Eat in or take out. Door prizes will also be given away. Everyone is welcome to attend. For further information call (434) 983-2269. By you helping us, we can help others.

Due to a death in the association, The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association has rescheduled its regular monthly meeting from Saturday, Jan. 11, until Saturday, Jan. 18, for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. to be held at Teresa’s Place, Dillwyn. All members and prospective members are asked to attend and plan to pay for their own meal. For more information call President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver” on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at Appomattox County High School, 198 Evergreen Avenue. You may purchase tickets at Napa in Appomattox, Wilkes Jewelers in Appomattox, F & L Market in Lynchburg and Taylor Forbes Equipment in Farmville, online at lynchburgtickets.com or make checks payable to ACHS and mail to c/o Tony Clifton P.O. Box 373, Appomattox, Va. 24522 or visit the website www. appomattox bluegrass. com. For more information call Tony at (434) 660-7101.

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