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Happy Birthday to Samantha Pond

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 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/.

Our sympathy is extended to the Lesueur family of Dillwyn. Doris “Dottie” Lesueur, age 70, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 1. She will be greatly missed by all.

Buckingham Baptist Church located 24234 North James Madison Highway in the Goldhill Area of New Canton will be hosting in-house services every Sunday at 11 a.m. until further notice. Social distancing and masks are required. Attendees must sit as a family.

Buckingham Baptist Church located at 24234 North James Madison Highway in the Goldhill Area of New Canton will be hosting a drive through Brunswick Stew sale to benefit the church youth department Saturday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. Stew can be pre-ordered at $9 a quart by contacting Betty Toney at 434-983-2232.

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 Rd. 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 Samantha Pond of Cumberland. The 2020 Virginia Christmas Spectacular Show at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, normally held in December, has been cancelled 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, Oct. 11. 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 Dillwyn will be hosting drive-in parking lot services Sunday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. Also, at 11:15 there will be in-house services. 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.

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

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