91.7 Lynchburg  93.9 Roanoke   105.3 Farmville & Fluvanna

91.7   Lynchburg    93.9   Roanoke   105.3    Farmville & Fluvanna 

Gleaning For The World Disaster Relief Collection Extended Through September 19

 

Gleaning For The World is collecting disaster relief supplies at Sam’s Club on Ward’s Road in Lynchburg through September 15 and again September 17-19   from 10am until 6pm each day.

They will also have a one collection at Kroger in Forest September 19 from 10a-6pm. Kroger shoppers may purchase items for hurricane relief and leave then at the store between now and time of collection.

Suggested items to donate include non-perishable foods, baby items, personal hygiene products, and pet supplies, which will be distributed to individuals and families staying at emergency shelters.

Gleaning is also accepting financial donations, specifically, to help the victims of Hurricane Florence. To help through a financial gift, please visit gftw.org/donate and type “Florence” in the comment section of the donation page.

Depaul Community Resources presents Fundraiser! Painting for a Great Cause - September 21 & 22

Imagination Station in Forest  invites you to come in to paint a beautiful picture that benefits students in your area with special needs to be able to participate in art classes. Join them on September 14 at 7pm and September 15 at 5pm for an afternoon that will be full of creativity and fun! The cost of the event is $20!

Click here for more information!

1st Annual Lynchburg Field of Honor® September 1-15

The Rotary Club of Forest presents Lynchburg’s first Field of Honor® flag display September 1-15. Over 500 U.S. flags are on display to honor our Police, First Responders, EMT’s, Firefighters, Active Duty Military and Veterans at Automated Conveyor Systems (ACS) on Graves Mill Road. For more information visit  www.fieldofhonorflags.org/lynchburg18. Connect with the Rotary Club of Forest on Facebook.

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Praise at Windy Hill Cancelled!

Due to the anticipated weather conditions this weekend, the Praise at Windy Hill event scheduled for Saturday, September 15 has been cancelled. If you would like to contribute to help families in Elon affected by the spring tornado you can donate online at www.johnsinesjr.com  or you can mail your donation to Rock Pike Baptist Church, 1117 Blackwater Rd. Forest Va 24551 and note that it is for tornado relief. You can also connect with them on Facebook.

Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center's Annual Banquet - September 20

The Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center's Annual Banquet will be held on Thursday, September 20 at 6pm in the Blue Ridge COmmunity Church. Join them for an evening of food and fellowship, with the Barrick Family with Hope Out Loud Ministries. To RSVP and find out more information, go to www.brpcfriends.org/annual-banquet.

Blue Ridge Women's Center "Your Story"

How has the Blue Ridge Women's Center impacted your life, or the life of someone you know? The BRWC has been around for 30 years and would love to hear YOUR story. 

 

Click here to submit your story anonymously.

Click here to read REAL stories from those impacted by the BRWC.

12th Annual Roanoke Valley Hunters for the Hungry Sportsman's Banquet - Sept 22

The Hunters for the Hungry "Sportsman's Banquet" will be held Saturday, September 22 at 5:30pm in the Roanoke Moose Lodge #284. Gates open at 5:00pm. General admission is $25 for singles and $40 for couples; children under 12 are FREE. Come help them celebrate 12  years with an evening of food, fun, and fellowship while making a difference in the lives of many less fortunate in our community. Learn more at www.h4hungry.org.

Blue Ridge Women's Center Celebrating Stories of Lives Changed - Sept 27

The Blue Ridge Women's Center is hosting a night of "Celebrating Stories of Lives Changed" on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00pm at Hotel Roanoke. Join them for dinner and a fun evening at their annual fundraising banquet as they celebrate changed lives! Click here to RSVP and learn more!

Pregnancy Support Center's Walk For Life - September 29

The Pregnancy Support Center of Southside Virginia presents the 2018 Walk for Life on Saturday, September 29 at the High Bridge Trail in Farmville, VA! Registration begins at 8am and the walk begins shortly after, at 8:30. Show support of LIFE in our community by gathering donations and participation in their main fundraiser.

 

Click here to register. Learn more about the Family Foundation at www.pscfarmville.org.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Getting a library card can transform your life. Today’s libraries offer the resources and programming you need, whether you’re looking for a job, starting a small business, trying a new hobby, or pursuing a degree. From online tools to in-person training, there’s something for everyone at the library. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, so visit your library and get your own library card today!

Hunters for the Hungry Annual Golf Tournament - October 3

The Hunters for the Hungry "Annual Golf Tournament" will be held Saturday, October 3 at 1:30pm on the London Downs Golf Course. This will be the 17th year for the tournament and your participation helps to make a difference in the lives of many less fortunate in our community. Learn more and register here, at www.h4hungry.org.

Patrick Henry's "Do It for the Kids Day" - October 13

Patrick Henry Family Services presents "Do It for the Kids Day on Saturday, October 13 from 9am-12pm at Brookville High School in Lynchburg. Join the fun to walk, run, tricycle, or pull a wagon to raise money to help families in crisis, striving to keep children safe and families strong. There will be all sorts of fun and food as this will also be a celebration and thank you to all those involved in this venture.

Click here to learn more and donate. Learn more about Patrick Henry Family Services at www.patrickhenry.org.

Clifford Baptist Church DivorceCare

Clifford Baptist Church is offering DivorceCare, a 13 week seminar/support group that will help you heal from the hurt. It’s a warm, caring environment led by people who understand what you are going through. Gain hope for your future. Contact Liz Alcock (434-665-4025 or 21dancingfeet@gmail.com) for more information. The group meets Wednesdays from 5-7pm at the church). You may join the group at any time. It is free and open to the community. Learn more about this and other groups atwww.cliffordbaptist.org/support-groups.

Campbell County Library Job Search Assistance.

Beginning Tuesday, August 7, a representative from the Region 2000 Workforce Center will offe job search help at two branches of the Campbell County Public Library System each Tuesday.The representative will be at Patrick Henry Memorial Library from 10 am to 12 pm and at Timbrook Library from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Patrick Henry is located at 204 Lynchburg Avenue in  Brookneal; Timbrook is located at 18891 Leesville Road in Lynchburg.

The representative will no longer be at the Altavista branch or at the main library in Rustburg.

This is a free service. The representative will offer help with job searching, creating resumes, and filling out applications.

Appointments are required. To make an appointment at Patrick Henry, call 434-376-3363. To make an appointment at Timbrook, call 434-592-9551.

For more information, contact Jordan Welborn, library director, at 434-332-9560 or ljwelborn@co.campbell.va.us.

Farmville United Methodist Church Fitness Group

Farmville United Methodist Church invites you to join The Methodizer's, a women’s only small group fitness program that meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 9 AM to 10 AM in the Social Hall.  There is also a Thursday evening PiYo class at 6 PM, held in the Social Hall and open to the community.  For more information, call 434-392-4686

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS AVAILABLE TO SERVE ADULT LEARNERS

Campbell County Public Library currently has volunteer tutors trained and waiting to serve adult learners who struggle with basic reading, writing, and/or English language skills (ESL). Classes are FREE.

Class times can be arranged to suit almost any schedule. Meetings are held once per week at:

Staunton River Memorial Library, 500 Washington St., Altavista,

Patrick Henry Memorial Library, 204 Lynchburg Avenue, Brookneal.

Free classes for development of workplace skills are also available.

For more information, please call the Literacy Volunteers office at 434-592-9534 or 434-332-9561 or email Lynne Wheeler, program director, at lpwheeler@campbellcountyva.gov.

LYNCHBURG DAILY BREAD

For 33 years, Lynchburg Daily Bread has provided a hot meal in a Christian environment to the needy of the Lynchburg area.


Our office hours are 8am-1:30pm, 7 days a week. We serve a free, nutritious lunch from 10:50am to 12:20pm, 365 days a year. Everyone is welcome and guests may have as many servings as they wish. More than 98% of our food is donated from local colleges, grocery stores, restaurants, etc.


Volunteers are the lifeline of Lynchburg Daily Bread. Each day, 10-12 volunteers prepare, cook and serve the meal to the homeless and hungry of our community. If you would like to help, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.