Community News

Published 11:43 am Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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LUNENBURG COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, will meet at the Victoria Restaurant at noon. For more information, visit


COMMUNITY MEAL, 5-7 p.m., sponsored by the Lunenburg County Ministries at the Episcopal Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, 512 S. Broad St., Kenbridge. The meal will consist of pulled pork, cole slaw, baked beans, pickles and desserts. Bring your friends and family for good fellowship and a great meal. Take-outs available after 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.


SHEEP STEW, 2 p.m. sponsored by God’s Men of Integrity of Friendship Baptist Church. The sale will be held at the home of Bou Bou Walker, 1428 Fairview Road, Dundas.

FARM SWAP, first Saturday of the month through Oct. 7 at Mecklenburg Supply, Chase City. For details, call (434) 372-3107.


SERVICES, 11 a.m. at Gilfield Baptist Church, Kenbridge. Speaker for April will be Dr. Osa Dowdy of Springfield Baptist Church.


SOUTHSIDE FARM MARKET, noon-6 p.m., at at Mecklenburg Supply, Chase City, every Friday through Oct. 6. Call (434) 372-3107 for more information.


SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY, 2:30 p.m. of the First Nottoway Baptist Male Chorus, featuring Russell Coleman and the Gospel Aires of Petersburg and New Creation of Appomattox. Dinner will be served. Please come out to support this event.

37TH HOMECOMING CELEBRATION, 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, 57 Merryman Dr., Victoria, with former Pastor Wayne Guerrant. Special music will be provided by Jason Guerrant. Sunday school at 10 a.m., lunch will follow the service and an afternoon service following the lunch. Robert Paul is the pastor.


SEVEN WORDS OF CHRIST FROM THE CROSS, 7 p.m. at the Mt. Gazerine Baptist Church, 3606 Kenbridge Road, Blackstone. Speakers for the service will be, the Rev. Carolyn Jones, the Rev. Carolyn Elder, the Rev. Marian Jackson, Deaconess Emma Baskerville, the Rev. Norman Davis, Deaconess Dorothy Graves and the Rev. Walter Love. Music will be rendered by the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Kenbridge. Holy Communion will be administered. Deaconess are asked to wear white. Deacons and ministers are asked to wear black. Light refreshments will be served immediately following the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.


11TH ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m. sponsored by the Town of Vitoria and co-sponsored by Klassy Divas Social Club at Victoria Railroad Park. Children ages up to age 5 in group one and 6-12 in group two. There will be games, candy, prizes and lots of fun. Don’t forget your basket and camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny.


CANNING WORKSHOP, 6-8 p.m. sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension at the Southern Piedmont AREC, 2375 Darvills Road, Blackstone. Class topics include the science of canning, canning recipes, storage of canned goods and how to can with a pressure, hot water bath and steam canners. Canning equipment will be on display and used as participants discuss various methods. Call Eric Bowen, area food safety agent, Nottoway County at (434) 607-2049 or email for additional details. Register by April 21. Registered participants will receive a bound copy of the USDA Guide to Home Canning.