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K-9 Sadie visits Chamber of Commerce

K-9 Sadie was among the honored guests at the Sept. 27 Lunenburg Chamber of Commerce meeting.

According to Victoria Police Department Cpl. Matthew Gatling and primary handler for Sadie, she is helping Law Enforcement to fight the war on illegal drugs. A yellow Labrador Sadie is trained and certified to detect marijuana, cocaine, Ecstasy, methamphetamine and heroin. Sadie also works with Lunenbury County Investigator Mike Landry.

In other news the Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum for those running for the office of Commissioner of Revenue. The forum will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Kenbridge Town Hall. Questions to the candidates will be from citizens. The Chamber asks that citizens mail questions to: Candidates Forum, 339 Potts Spring Road, Dundas, Va. 23938. All residents are encouraged to come out and meet Liz Hamlett, Bobby Thompson and Charon Price.

This year the Trunk or Treat will be sponsored by both Kenbridge and Victoria on Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Kenbridge will hold its Trunk-or-Treat at the Kenbridge Town Hall and Victoria will have its activities at the Victoria Railroad Park. All citizens are invited to bring a vehicle decorated to participate. And, of course, children under the age of 13 are welcome to attend.

The last order of business were nominations for the Lunenburg County Chamber Annual Business and Citizen of the year awards. According to the chamber all nominations are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, and no nominations will be accepted after that time. For forms or more information contact Ashley Sweitzer, secretary of the Lunenburg Chamber of Commerce, at lunenburchamber@gmail.com.