The 52nd Annual Brookneal Volunteer Fire Department fundraising Marathon will be held Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., at the fire station on Wickliffe Avenue in Brookneal. This year’s goal is $14,000.

A table will be set up with phone lines to accept donations by calling 376-2199 and 376-2656.

WKDE Radio 105.5 FM will broadcast direct from the firehouse from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Phone in your pledge and hear your name called out over the radio. You can request to remain anonymous if you don’t want your donation publicized. The radio station will be bringing along some prizes to give away such as CDs or tickets to South Boston Speedway.

50/50 drawing. Loads of entertainment is lined up for the fun-filled Marathon.

*10 - 11 a.m.— Tim Owen

*11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.—The Epperson Brothers

*1 - 2 p.m.—The Brown Brothers

*2:30 - 3:30 p.m.—Dennis Lewis

*4 - 6 p.m.—Overnight Sensation

Delicious fresh-cooked food is always a big part of the Marathon. The $9 chicken plate will include chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, bread, and a soft drink. The $9 barbecue plate will include barbecue, baked beans, coleslaw, bread, and a soft drink. The firefighters and other volunteers cook the chicken and barbecue with wives and volunteers preparing the side dishes.

A bake sale will offer many homemade desserts. Call Chief John M. Elder III at 434-610-5769 or contact any fire department member for more information.

Donation of merchandise is appreciated and can be dropped off through any fire department member. Items will be taken on Saturday.

A huge raffle is in the works for Saturday with items coming in this week plus still being accepted on Saturday. If you’re unable to attend, tickets can be purchased ahead of time by contacting Stephanie Colbert or Marsha Green through Facebook or 2019 Brookneal Volunteer Fire Department annual fundraiser raffle page. Tickets are $1 each, six for $5, 12 for $10, or 26 for $20. You do not have to be present to win.

They include:

246 the Main- 4 movies tickets

501 EZN $20 Gift Card (2 giveaways)

Abbot- Balloon Decoration

Abby Tribble/Scentsy-Warmer w/ 3 bars

Alex Crews/Ally’s Prints- 4 Pair of Earrings

Alex Crews/Ally’s Prints- Red Line Tumbler

Amber Jack/Arbonne- 9 Arbonne Products

Angela Lawson-Tobacco Stick Home Sweet Home

Angela Ripley/Custom Creations- Wreath

Angie Dudley/Hot Spot Tan and Spa- Color Cut and Style

Angie Holt- Fire Pit

Appomattox Outdoor- Shirt and 2 Hats

Ashley Ebbs-Mary Kay Bundle

Ashley Rossi-5 pair of earrings

Bahaven Boutique-$25 Lularoe Gift Card (2 giveaways)

Bass Sod Farm-Tall Fescue Seeds

Beth Brumfield/Sew Cherie-$25 Gift card

Blake Bryant-Burts Bees Gift Basket

Blake Bryant-Glad Gift Set

Blooms by Shannon-Wreath

Brandon Barksdale/VA Custom Creations- Distressed Flag

Brandon Barksdale/Va Custom Creations-Flag

Brandy Aherron/Cedar Gait Farm-Soap Gift Basket

Brandy Wilson-Earring Holder (2 Giveaways)

Briana Rexrode/Younique- Cup with products

Brooke Baldwin/Thirty-One-Utility Tote with cooler

Brookneal Auto Repair-Free Oil Change

Brookneal Drug Store- Simply Southern Shirt

Brookneal EZN- $20 Gift Card (2 giveaways)

Brookneal Poultry-2 rocking chairs

Burton Jennings-$25 Gift card

Chick fil-a Wards Road- Goodie bag with Gift Cards

China 8- George Forman grill

Christin Elliot/Thirty-One-Flamingo Set

Country line- Patio Set

Country Line-Fishing pole and tackle box

Courtland Manor-4 dish towels

Courtland Manor-Love lives here (2 Giveaways)

Coy Irby/Hill City Tattoo-$100 Gift Card

Cunningham Brothers-Apple Air Pods

Cunningham Brothers-Candle set

Dana Bomar-Michael Kors Bag

Dana Elder/Thirty-One- Plate

David Brown-Horseshoe Cross

David Brown-Horseshoe Wine Holder

Dean Guthrie- Laundry Basket Holder

Deana Moses/Maven-Curling Iron

Deana Moses/Maven-Straightener

Deborah Tyndall- Purple and White Quilt

Derrick Thompson-Wine Rack

Dr. William Drake Dentistry- $100 Cash

Drug Store Grill- Gift card

Eden Jewelry-$25 Gift card

Elite Recycling- $100 Cash

Elizabeth Seate/Truly Unique Boutique-2 pair of earrings

Emily Elder- Id Holder (5 giveaways)

Everything under the sun- $20 Gift card

Faye Rater-Bag with $10 Mary Kay Gift Certificate

Food Lion Brookneal-$25 Gift Card


Foster Fuels-Fish Cooker

Francis Oil-Grill and Tank

Fun Quest-4 Unlimited Passes

Getting Stuff Done- Coat Rack

Glendale Manor-3 hr. barn rental for 25 guests on a Sunday between 2-5

Golden Skillet- Yeti

Guthrie’s hardware- Leaf Windchime

Guthrie’s Hardware-Bird windchime

Guthrie’s Hardware-Home Sweet Home Flag

Guthrie’s Hardware-Owl Windchime

Hat Creek Camp-$100 Gift Certificate

Helen Lehrman-Photo Album

Heritage Hall-Lantern

Hound Dog Depot- Antenna Set

Hungry Duck Target Game

I scream You Scream-$20 Gift Card

Jack Dean State Farm-Chairs with Umbrella (2 giveaways)

Jamey Harris/Charleston’s Style-BVFD Kitchen Towel

Jamie Taylor/Hat Creek Kennels- Echo Dot

Jane Hamlett-Baby Doll

Jane Hamlett-Quilt

Jerry Bowers- Eagle

Jerry Bowers-A man’s garage sign

Jerry Bowers-Saw it, liked it sign

Jerry Bowers-Snowman Pallet

Jerry Bowers-You have everything Sign

JHopple Photography-Family Portrait Session

Jill Wynn-Fish Painting

Joe Beans- $10 Gift card

Katrina Morris/Morris Manor- 4 VIP bloom tickets

Katrina Morris/Morris Manor- Wreath

Kendall Whirley/Avon-Gift Basket

Kevin and Sheena Pillow-Quilt Rack

Kim Gilliland/Avon-Gift Basket

La Caretta- $30 Gift card

La Caretta- $40 gift card (2 giveaways)

La Caretta- $50 Gift card

Laura Holt/S&L Designs-Soap Gift Set

Layers of Love-$50 Gift Card

Leather Glitter and Grace- Earrings and Bracelet

Lidia Angel-Color Street-Color street Bundle

Longs Farm Supply-Garden Gift Set

Lynchburg Arms and Indoor Shooting Range-5 hours of shooting, and free gunkote job

Mandy Pugh/Davis Designs-Earrings

Mandy Pugh/Davis Designs-Sign

Marsha Green- Coach Wristlet

Mason Landscaping- $50 Gift card

Meeks Garage-Bird Feeder

Meeks Garage-Solar Bird Bath

Melissa Wooldridge/AdvoCare- Shakes

Mister Goodies- $15 Gift card

Mister Goodies-$10 Gift card

Mom and Me Antiques- Tobacco Tree

Nita Pillow- Owl Quilt

O’Reillys- Car Care Bucket

Outback steak house- $30 gift card (2 giveaways)

Paige Dowden-Shelf

Paint Me Pretty-Shampoo Cut and Style

Pat Kent/Avon-Avon Set

Penelope- $25 gift card

Perky’s- $25 Gift card

Pino’s Pizza-Batman Bike

Pino’s Pizza-Grill

Pok-e-joes-$20 gift card

Putt Putt Lynchburg-2-12 Attraction Cards

Rehab Associates- One Month Gym Membership (3 giveaways)

Renee Carr-Softball Duffel

Rochelle Osborn-Beautiful Blessings-Picture

Ronnie And Barbara Guthrie- 32-inch TV

Rosie’s Cozy Kitchen- $15 gift card

Salon De Colore with Amy- $25 Gift card

Sara Crews-Arbonne

Savannah Bell/Thirty-One- Grey Utility Tote

Sissy’s-Earring Holder with Earrings

Smith’s Finest-Jill Wynn-Cross

Smocked Polkadot- $75 Gift card

Snowman Scentsy Warmer

Sonny Buck’s-$50 Gift Card

Sonny Merriman- Fire Tablet

Sonny Merriman-Apple Watch

South Boston Speedway- 2 race tickets

Sports Clips- $18 Gift card (2 giveaways)

Staci Guill-Sweet Peas- 3 pair of earrings

Sunshine Mills-Dog food

Sweet Frog-Black T shirt

Sweet Frog-Blue T shirt

Target-$50 Gift card

Teresa Guthrie-Bee Picture

Teresa Guthrie-Fireman on Wood

Teresa Guthrie-Fireman Picture

Texas Roadhouse-Dinner for two

The Busy Bean-$10 Gift card

The Department Store-McCoy Cookie Jar

The Neighbors Place $25 Gift card

The Pruitt House Inn-One Nights Stay for 2 Adults

The Timbered Touch- Free Workshop Ticket

Tiffany Joyner/Thirty-one-Sand n Shore Thermal Tote Bundle

Tori Moon-$100 Photo Session

Tori Moon-Decals / Koozie

Tori Moon-Younique

Tracy Emerson-Knife

Waller Beef- 4 packages of hamburger patties

Walmart Wards Rd- $75 Gift card

Watt and Jennifer Foster-Firetruck Toy box

Watt and Jennifer Foster-Little Pony Movie

Watt and Jennifer Foster-Remote Car

Watt and Jennifer Foster-Remote Car

Watt and Jennifer Foster-Roller Skates

Whitley Quimby/Southern Stitchers Company- 2 hand towels

Williams Lumber Company-Gift Bag

Wren and Hide- 2 earrings, key chain, and Bracelet