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Minutes – October’s Community Townhall

The guest speaker during the October 14th Community Townhall Meeting shared a general overview of the DEQ process, politics play, and how the citizens can use their voice. Below are rough unofficial minutes taken during the meeting. Any questions/concerns, please either comment or email us at NoMegaLandfill@LoveCentralVa.com. “There are two ‘baskets’ around the proposed mega … Continue reading Minutes – October’s Community Townhall

Voting Day, Community Townhall, Raffle…oh my!

This week is an active week for us all… Tuesday is election day! Remember to come out and use your voice to vote! Use this link to check out election information. https://www.elections.virginia.gov/index.html.  CCLA team members will be out at the various poll locations in Cumberland and Powhatan to show our support. We will have the petition … Continue reading Voting Day, Community Townhall, Raffle…oh my!

Cumberland County’s Proposed Mega Landfill Fact Sheet

A few facts and news articles around County Waste’s Proposed Mega Landfill… 1200 acres devoted to landfill operations- 4x as big as Colonial Williamsburg, 3x as big as King’s Dominion, almost twice as large as New York City’s Central Park. Vertical height of 250-300 feet proposed, with potential for increase to at least 450-500 feet … Continue reading Cumberland County’s Proposed Mega Landfill Fact Sheet

Come join the fun during Sunday’s Barbecue Fundraising Event! 

Sunday, October 21st from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM … or until the BBQ is all gone… at Southworth Power 1273 Anderson Highway in Cumberland, VA 23040. Pork Barbecue, Cole Slaw, Beans, Chips, and a drink – all for $10…and a Bake Sale featuring Halloween Cupcakes and other Homemade Goodies!!  See ya’ll on Sunday!    Continue reading Come join the fun during Sunday’s Barbecue Fundraising Event! 

FAQ’s

The CCLA team has been spreading the word opposing the landfill and have had questions from residents of both Cumberland and Powhatan counties. You may also have questions, some may be answered here. If not, respond to this message in the comment section. Here goes: 1-This is going to happen anyway, right? (it’s a done … Continue reading FAQ’s

Rosenwald School – Muriel Miller Branch

Trailer Narrative for Rosenwald Film  by Muriel Miller Branch, Former Student           Booker T. Washington, renowned African American Educator and President of Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama, conceived the idea of building quality schools to educate Black children in the rural South who would not otherwise have received a formal education. … Continue reading Rosenwald School – Muriel Miller Branch