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Landfill Alert Committee plans BBQ fundraiser

Attention, attention, attention, the Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee’s Third Annual Fundraiser will be a BBQ to go.

This will include a 15-hour smoked brisket for $12 a plate, smoked pulled pork for $10 a plate or smoked Italian sausage w/peppers and onions for $10 a plate. Each plate comes with three sides, slaw, BBQ baked beans and a brioche roll. The event will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the EZ Go on the corner of 45 South and Route 60. Meals may be purchased by stopping in or by pre-ordering through email at nomegalandfill@lovecentralva. com or by phone (804) 308-5748. Checks payable to LoveCentralVA at P.O. Box 238 Cumberland VA 23040 are accepted or prepay by PayPal at the group’s website https:// lovecentralva.com/donate/.

Buckingham Baptist Church located at 24234 North James Madison Highway in the Goldhill Area of New Canton will be hosting a drive-in service every Sunday at 11 a.m. until further notice. All those planning to attend the service will drive into the parking lot and are to remain in their cars throughout the duration of the service having no contact with individuals while there and must leave following the service. Thanks for your cooperation. Also please note there will be no Trunk or Treat this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting its regular monthly meeting Sunday, Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road in Cumberland. Attendees may join in person or by phone. Contact Barry Miles at 492-5806 to receive phone instructions for those not planning to be there in person. The continued purpose of these meetings is to inform Cumberland County residents and surrounding counties about the serious impact the mega landfill will have on the area and to provide the most current updates.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Ciera Ownby Warner of Dillwyn Friday, Sept. 25, Virginia Boyles of Cumberland Sunday, Sept. 27, and Eloise Senger of Crewe Monday, Sept. 28.

The 2020 Virginia Christmas Spectacular Show at Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, normally held in December, has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Victory Baptist Church located at 4339 Salem Road Spout Springs is now hosting outside services only at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. Pastor Jeff Worley and the entire congregation cordially invites all to attend. For more information contact Pastor Jeff at 434-942-4652 or on his home phone at 434-283- 4657.

Cedar Baptist Church located at 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn will be hosting drive-in parking lot services Sunday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. There will be in-house services at 11:15 a.m. Masks are required for in-house services.

All those planning to attend the service will drive into the parking lot and are to remain in their cars throughout the duration of the service having no contact with individuals while there and must leave following the service. Thanks for your cooperation.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association’s Saturday, Oct. 3 meeting at 5 p.m. at Buckingham Baptist Church in the Gold Hill Area in New Canton has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Prayers and best wishes for a continued speedy recovery is sent out this week to all those sick and shut in everywhere.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the Appomattox County Lions Club 42 Annual Benefit Gospel Concert featuring The Inspirations from Bryson City, North Carolina at the Appomattox County High School Auditorium scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. has been rescheduled for March 2021. Advanced tickets purchased for this year’s event will be honored at the 2021 concert.

Hint: For a chest cold or bronchitis, boil a whole onion and then drink the water, add butter and salt to make it taste better.

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