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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.

FEBRUARY 14

PROGRAM, to learn more about becoming a census taker will take place at Ripberger Library from 10 a.m.-noon and at Victoria Library from 1-4 p.m.

FEBRUARY 15

FREE CLOTHES GIVE-AWAY, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Kenbridge Recreation Center, Kenbridge. Open to the public.

FEBRUARY 16

MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE, 11:30 a.m. at the Oak Grove Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. John Brisco from Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Petersburg. The morning message will be “I Have a Dream”, by Dr. Martin Luther King.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church, 219 North Broad Street, Kenbridge.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Gilfield RZUA Church of Victoria. A feast will be served after the program.

FEBRUARY 18

MEETING, 2:30 p.m. The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Executive Committee in the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, 820 Bruce Street, South Boston. The meeting is open to the public

CORE PROGRAM, 4 p.m. entitled ‘Preventing the Big One’, relating to risk factors of heart disease. The program is free and will be held in the CARE building, 1755 N. Mecklenburg Ave., South Hill.

FEBRUARY 21

PROGRAM, to learn more about becoming a census taker will take place at Ripberger Library from 10 a.m.-noon and at Victoria Library from 1-4 p.m.

FEBRUARY 23

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. hosted by the Missionary Circle of Union R.Z.U.A. Church, Meredithville. The public is welcome.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at New Grove Baptist Church hosted by the Sunday School Ministry. The Blackstone Community Chorus will be in concert and presenting a skit entitled “The Old Fashion”. Everyone is welcome.

FEBRUARY 24

LUNENBURG DEMOCRATIC PARTY COMMITTEE TO MEET, 6 p.m. at the Victoria Restaurant. There will be a candidates forum with representatives for the 2020 Presidential election present.

FEBRUARY 28

PROGRAM, to learn more about becoming a census taker will take place at Ripberger Library from 10 a.m.-noon and at Victoria Library from 1-4 p.m.

APRIL 25

TASTE OF THE STATES EVENT, 2 p.m. hosted by Mayflower Baptist Church at the Kenbridge-Victoria Fire and Rescue building for an afternoon of fun, fellowship and great food. Sample dishes from the South Carolina low-country, the Mississippi Delta, the Louisiana Bayou, Tex-Mex, and many other samples. Contact Connie Reese at (434) 755-7992 or any member of Mayflower Baptist Church for tickets.