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COMMUNITY NEWS

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. Email events to CommunityCalendar@KVDispatch. com.

JANUARY 17

PROGRAM, 1-4 p.m. at Victoria Library to learn more about becoming a census taker. The library is located at 1417 Seventh St., Victoria.

MEET & GREET, 5-6 p.m. at Mildred’s Meals to meet with Congressman Denver Riggleman about any issues that you would like to discuss.

JANUARY 18

GRASP PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Richmond Public Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St., Richmond. GRASP advisors will provide free college financial aid counseling and assistance with completing the FAFSA, by appointment. Call (804) 527- 7772 to schedule your hour-long appointment. More information is available at the GRASP website, www.grasp4va. org.

JANUARY 19

CELEBRATION, 8 a.m. of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. A movie will follow the service. Everyone is welcome.

GOSPEL STRING MUSIC AND SINGING, 10 a.m. at Thrift’S Chapel United Methodist Church, corner of Poorhouse Road and Marshalltown Road. Singing by The Poorhouse Boys, piano music by Stacie Branch with Preacher, Mike Johnson.

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB TO MEET, 2-4 p.m. at the Arrowhead Gun Club near Chase City. The Club is open to youth ages nine-18. New members are welcomed. If interested in becoming a member or if you need more information, contact Dillon Robinson, 4-H Youth Development Agent, at (434) 696- 5526, (434) 265-0201, or dillonr@vt.edu

JANUARY 23

QUARTERLY MEETING, 5 p.m. of the Friends of the Victoria Public Library. All meetings are open to the public. We are seeking members and Directors to help invigorate our organization with new ideas, leadership and hands-on. Come join us.

JANUARY 24

PROGRAM, 1-4 p.m. at Victoria Library to learn more about becoming a census taker. The library is located at 1417 Seventh St., Victoria.

JANUARY 26

CHURCH SERVICES, 11 a.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge, with the Rev. Darrel K. Jones, Pastor Elect.

JANUARY 31

PROGRAM, 1-4 p.m. at Victoria Library to learn more about becoming a census taker. The library is located at 1417 Seventh St., Victoria.

FEBRUARY 2

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM 3 p.m. at Rosebud Baptist Church hosted by the Youth Ministry. The Blackstone Community Chorus will perform the play “Old Fashion”. There will also be some youth presentations. Feel free to dress down in old attire.