Community News

Published 5:15 pm Thursday, October 20, 2016


10th ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS LUNCHEON, noon-2 p.m. at the Victoria Public Library, 1414 7th St., Victoria, sponsored by the Sisters of Unity Women’s Club. Speaker will be Christine Elam, LPN from VCU-CMH, South Hill. Come get educated about breast cancer and have a great time as well with games and door prizes. Contact Sabrina Reed at (434) 480-6259 or Eileen Epps Jefferson at (434) 696-3077 for more information.


146TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge. The speaker will be Rev. Dorothy Ogburn, Gilfield Baptist Church, Kenbridge. Dinner to follow morning service. Deacon James Jones, Chair, Ms. Drusilla Bridgeforth, Program Chair.

WOMEN’S DAY, 3 p.m. at New Galilee Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Patricia Chambers with music by the senior choir. All are welcome.

CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at New Grove Baptist Church, 32 New Grove Rd., Kenbridge. The Rev. Dr. James A. Hudson Jr. and the Wharton Memorial Baptist Church will conduct the service.

76TH CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Starlight Baptist Church.  Appearing on the program will be The Voices of Inspiration, Bro. John Robertson and The Hylights of Joy, The Gospel Tones, St. Matthews Inspirational Chorus, Miss Danielle Eppes, The Over (60) Praise Dance Ministry, Gill Hill Senior Choir and Sharon Baptist Senior Choir. Everyone is welcome.

MISSIONARY MINISTRY ANNIVERSARY, 2 p.m. at Gilfield Baptist Church, 11285 South Hill Road, Kenbridge. Worship Minister will be Minister Wendy Jones of Farmville with music by Blackstone Community Chorus. Refreshments will be served. Please come out and worship with us.


THE EVANS-SMITH PROGRAM continues with the second semester at the Keysville headquarters of the Bluestone-Harmony Association. Only one Level One Class is offered. For details, call Dr. Herman Lundy, coordinator at 434-955-7036 0r 774-7511.


FRIENDS OF THE VICTORIA LIBRARY MEETING, 5 p.m. at the library. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, visit

LUNENBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETING, noon at Mildred’s Meals. A Virginia State Police trooper will speak on business security. RSVP by Oct. 25 at or (434) 696-2337. For more information, visit


SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING, 1:30 p.m. in the Lunenburg County School Board Office Conference Room. Dr. Janice Robertson, School Psychologist, will be the guest speaker.


SENIOR CITIZENS ANNUAL BANQUET, 5 p.m at the People’s Community Center Victoria. Speaker for the event will be Errol R. Bragg of Seabrook, Md., son of the late Mrs. Francis Bragg. Ticket donations are $15 per person. For tickets, call Bessie Callahan at (434) 676-8659 or Dorothy Bell at (434) 676-8855.