Virginia is fortunate to have such a dedicated team of volunteer fire fighters. That was evident Two weeks ago when the call came in about the explosion on Gridley Road. It is like a huge Superman moment when upon hearing the cry for help, ordinary citizens waste no time transforming into firefighters to provide whatever assistance may be needed. So thank you all for answering the call, your dedication to the community is greatly appreciated.
Volunteer Virginia purchased a 35 foot seedless maple for the courthouse lawn to provide shade for many years to come during events like the Virginia BBQ, Virginia's Labor Day Celebration and every other day of the year. Paul's Tree Farm in Pleasant Plains made short work of setting it in the ground and leveling it with their equipment, all done in less than one half hour! Thanks to them as well, for the great price they offered for such a beautiful large tree.
Virginia's Square One, Inc. will host a trivia night on January 18th at St. Luke Hall. Cost is $10 per person, 10 members to a team. Food will be available at 5:30 p.m. with trivia starting at 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Virginia Community Center construction project.
The Cass County Food Pantry had a successful food distribution for the Christmas holiday and would like to thank all who donated but now the cupboards are bare. Cash and food donations are accepted at anytime and if you would like to make a donation and go home with a full belly, mark your calendar for January 19th, it is time for the Cass County Food Pantry's Annual Chicken Dinner. The fried chicken dinner is from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Depot Restaurant and tickets are $10 per person. Carry out is available and call ins may be picked up at the drive through window.
Have a safe and happy New Year!