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91.7   Lynchburg    93.9   Roanoke   105.3    Farmville & Fluvanna 

Elon Tornado Benefit " Praise at Windy Hill" July 21

Join your friends and neighbors Saturday July 21 for Praise at Windy Hill, a musical celebration to benefit families in Elon affected by the tornado. Music by John Sines, Jr and Timmy Williamson and the Rock Pike Baptist Church Choir. Admission is free, donations will be accepted. Bring your lawn chair or blanket; food vendors on site plus children’s activities. Gate opens at 3, music begins at 4:30 at Windy Hill Farm, 3749 Elon Road in Monroe. For more info find Rock Pike Baptist Church on Facebook.

Timberlake Christian Schools Car Wash July 21

The Timberlake Christian Schools Senior class will have a Car Wash Saturday July 21 from 7am-1pm at Timberlake Baptist Church on TImberlake Road. This will be a donation-based event with the proceeds to fund the senior class trip. Learn more about Timberlake Christian Schools at www.tcs4u.org.

 

Piedmont Baptist Association 3rd Annual Community Health Fair July 21

The Piedmont Baptist Association presents the 3rd annual Community Health Fair at Nelson County High School on Saturday, July 21 from 10am-2pm, rain or shine. Free sports physicals will be offered for Amherst and Nelson County high school athletes. There will be professionals from a diverse group of providers offering screenings and additional health and safety information that is meant to improve individual, family and community mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing as well as live music and fun activities for the children!

Lunch will be provided by the WMUs of the churchs in the Piedmont Baptist Association and there will be door prizes. Piedmont Baptist Association.

The Centra Mammography Mobile Unit will be there from 8am-12pm and Virginia Blood Services will be there from 9am-1pm.

Also at the fair:

Amherst County Lions Club

Anytime Fitness

Blue Ridge Medical Center

Centra Oncology, Centra Radiology & Centra Women and Children's Health

Charlottesville Dermatology

Harman Eye Center

Lovingston Physical Therapy

National Counseling Group

Nelson County Sheriffs Department 
& Volunteer Fire Department

Patrick King, DDS

Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association, Central Virginia Chapter

Rehab Associates of Central Virginia

The Pregnancy Center of Central Virginia

UVA Community Credit Union, UVA Family Medicine at Stoney Creek, UVA Imaging & UVA School of Nursing

Virginia Department of Health

 

For more information contact the fair coordinator, Cynthia Harris, at atcghrn@yahoo.com.     

 

 

Red Cross Blood Drive Clifford Baptist Church July 24

Clifford Baptist Church is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday July 24 from 12 noon - 6PM. To make an appointment or for more information call Barbara Arrington at 434-528-3355. The church is located at 635 Fletchers Level Road in Amherst  and online at www.cliffordbaptist.org.      

 

 

Boones Mill Baptist Clothing Exchange and Giveaway July 28

Boones Mill Baptist is having a Clothing Exchange and Giveaway Saturday July 28 from 9am-2pm at the church. Everything is Free! You do not have bring items to "exchange"; simply come and shop for a day of free shopping! Clothing and shoe donations will be accepted July 23-26 from 8am-4pm; no clothing donations accepted on the day of the event.  Boones Mill Baptist is at 10 Whispering Creek Road in Boones Mill and at www.boonesmillbaptist.org.     

Hunters for the Hungry Outdoors Night with the Hillcats August 2

The Hunters for the Hungry "Outdoors Night" with the Lynchburg Hillcats will be held Thursday August 2 at 6:30pm. Gates open at 5:30pm. General admission is $8; anyone wearing any camouflage apparel will get in for $7. Proceeds will benefit Hunters for the Hungry. Learn more at www.h4hungry.org.

Tax Free Weekend August 3-5

The annual sales tax holiday in Virginia will be held August 3-5. Shoppers will pay no sales tax on qualifying purchases for back to school and other items. This year’s holiday begins at 12:01 am Friday and ends at midnight Sunday. Click here for complete details and a list of items that qualify.     

Rustburg 1st Annual Community Fun Day August 11

Rustburg Baptist Church will be having a fun day on Saturday, August 11 from 4pm-9pm at the church. Everything is Free! They have activities for ALL ages including food and drink, DJ entertainment, games, inflatables, dunking booth, prizes, a bonfire, and more! Rustburg Baptist is at 286 Rocky Road in Rustburg and at www.rustburgbaptistchurch.org.    

Timberlake Christian Schools Yard Sale Saturday August 25

The Timberlake Christian Schools Senior class will have a Yard Sale Saturday August 25 from 6am-2pm at Timberlake Baptist Church on TImberlake Road. The proceeds will help fund the senior class trip. Learn more about Timberlake Christian Schools at www.tcs4u.org..

 

 

 

       

 

 

2018 Pastor Summit-Ministry in the age of Gender Confusion September 11

The Family Foundation of Virginia presents the 2018 Pastor Summit: Ministry in the age of Gender Confusion, Tuesday September 11 from 9am-3pm in Richmond, Join hundreds of pastors as they address what it looks like to live out the gospel in an age of gender confusion. Hear speakers talk about the biblical approach to loving those struggling with gender confusion or same sex attraction and enjoy the opportunity to discuss these issues with other ministry leaders. 

This event is free for pastors and pastoral staff; a complimentary lunch will be included. Click here to register. Learn more about the Family Foundation at www.familyfoundation.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.

 

 

 

       

 

 

Summer Meals Program

This summer, Lynchburg City Schools and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are partnering with various community organizations across the city to serve meals and snacks to all Lynchburg kids and teens. There are no requirements to receive a free meal or snack, we just care that our youth are better fueled all summer long to learn and grow.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free meals and snacks to all youth 18 and under when they are out of school, no questions asked. Faith-based and other community organizations have joined this effort in becoming meal sites. Help us spread the word about this program being available to our community.

To find meal sites nearest you, text “food” to 877-877 or click on the link below to see our interactive map of meal sites:http://www.lynchburgva.gov/summer-food-service-program-map

To volunteer, email:sfsplynchburg@mail.com

Campbell County Department of Social Services Help with Benefits

The Campbell County Department of Social Services will begin having a representative on site at Patrick Henry Memorial Library in Brookneal once a month to help residents with benefits.

A benefit program specialist will be at the library every second Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m. to 12 noon to help with the benefit programs SNAP, TANF, and Medicaid.

The specialist will be there to help residents in the area who have questions about benefits, who want to apply for or renew benefits, or drop off information.

The library is located at 204 Lynchburg Avenue, Brookneal.

If you have any questions, please contact Social Services at 434-332-9585.

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.