Community News

Published 9:45 am Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to


FAMILY & CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 2 p.m. at Brookview Lodge at the Woodland, 2005 Cobb St., Farmville for families and caregivers of Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients. For more information, contact Marion Kyner at (434) 392-6106 or

BOARD MEETING, 6:30 p.m., the Lunenburg NAACP Executive Board. Regular meeting will be Monday. Both meetings will be held at the Senior Citizen Senior Building, Tidewater Avenue, in Victoria.


BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Gill Hill Baptist Church, 1427 County Line Road, Keysville. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Wyatt Vaughan and music will be rendered by the Antioch Male Chorus. Everyone is welcome.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. Special guest will be the Blackstone Community Chorus. A soul food dinner will be served after the program. Everyone is welcome.


VALENTINE DANCE, at VFW Post 9954. Tickets will be $2 per couple. See any VFW or auxiliary member for tickets.

BENEFIT FUNDRAISER, 6-10 p.m., for the Kenbridge Lions Club. The event will be held at the Kenbridge Town Hall, 511 E. 5th Ave., Kenbridge. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ James Boswell along with drawings and prizes. Contact Thelma at (434) 676-2020 for more information.


VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, will be hosting a Southside Commercial Fruit Tree School and Private Pesticide Re-certification on Feb. 15, at the Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center (SPAREC) in Blackstone from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Cost will be $20 with lunch and resources included. Please pre-register by Feb. 10 to the Nottoway County Extension Office at (434) 645-9315 or