Community News

Published 9:42 am Wednesday, September 20, 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


MEETING, 5 p.m of the Friends of the Victoria Public Library. For more information, visit


MEETING, 6 p.m. of the Lunenburg County Public Library System, Inc. Board of Trustees at the Victoria Public Library. This meeting is open to the public.


CLASS REUNION, 6 p.m. of the Nottoway Senior High Class of 1977. Cocktails and dinner will be held at the Blackstone Herb Cottage. Cost is $35. Members may also attend the Nottoway High School home football game against Buckingham on Friday. For more information or to get a registration form, contact Barbara (Thomas) Gilchrist, Beth Lawver or Cherol (King) Watkins at


SERVICES AT CEDAR CREEK BAPTIST, 11 a.m. The preacher will be the Rev. Bryant A. Walker of Second Baptist Church, Chester. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. The church is located at 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church, 2006 County Line Road, Keysville. A musical program featuring The Powell Family Singers to perform with lunch following at noon. All are invited.

OLD FASHIONED OUTDOOR GOSPEL SING, 6 p.m. sponsored by Lake Gaston Christian Life Centre at the Brush Arbor Pavilion on the church grounds. The church is located at 1411 Robinson Ferry Road in Ebony.

MISSIONARY ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. Special guest preacher will be the Rev. Thomas Watson, associate pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Crewe. Everyone is welcome.


REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. nightly at Perseverance Christian Church, located at 3027 Gigg Road in Dundas. Join them for engaging speakers and wonderful music. They hope everyone can join us for the events.


MEETING, 7 p.m. of The Lunenburg County Democratic Party at the Senior Citizens Building, Tidewater Avenue, Victoria.


LUNENBURG CHAMBER MEETING, noon at Uptown Coffee Café in Victoria. Guest speaker will be Randy Lail, Region 3 Vice Chair for GO Virginia Regional Council. A door prize drawing will be held. For more information, visit


HURRICANE DISASTER DONATIONS NEEDED. A trailer will be parked in front of Captain’s Choice Restaurant, 513 Main St., Kenbridge and will be loaded at 9 a.m. Needed supplies consist of water, canned foods, baby pampers, flash lights, batteries, bedding, cleaning supplies and work gloves.

BOSTON BUTT SALE, to benefit VFW Post 9954. Butts are to be picked up between 3:30-4 p.m. and have to be pre-ordered by calling (434) 321-3325.


OPPORTUNITY FUND SKEET CLASSIC, 8 a.m. at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox for graduating high school seniors in Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) service area. In just two years, 30 $1,000 scholarships have been given to students headed to college or a trade/technical school whose parents or guardians are served by SEC. The individual registration fee for the skeet shoot is $75, while squads of five can sign up for $325. All participants must provide their own guns and ammunition and skeet shooters of all levels are welcome. The event is limited to the first 50 participants, who must register in advance. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday. Sponsorship and donation opportunities are available for businesses and individuals who’d like to support this event. Sponsor returns include having a squad in the event, banners, signage and recognition in the event program. For more information or to register as a participant or sponsor, please contact Mark Thomas, community relations coordinator in SEC’s Altavista office at, (434) 645-3276 or


FIRST ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PINK RIBBON SUNDAY, 3 p.m. at New Gilfield R.Z.U.A. Church, 722 Mecklenburg Ave., Victoria, to benefit breast cancer awareness, research and support. For more information, contact Nina Bridgeforth at (434) 480-2825. Please come out and support this event.