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.  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! 


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

Reminders and Rundowns

WOW! We’ve been busy lately fighting the proposed mega landfill! A lot of good stuff has been happening and we wanted to share! REMINDERS Before we jump in to cover the going-ons for the past few weeks, we want to make sure you are aware of some upcoming dates… SEPTEMBER 4 – Questions Deadline – … Continue reading Reminders and Rundowns

Meeting Announcement

Cumberland County Landfill Awareness (CCLA)  Community Townhall Meeting Our next meeting is scheduled for: Date:  September 9, 2018 Time:  3:00 p.m. Place:  Cumberland County Community Center located at 11 Davenport Rd, Cumberland, VA  (intersection of Davenport Rd & Rt 45) All are welcome to attend to find out updated and valuable information concerning the landfill.  Cumberland … Continue reading Meeting Announcement