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We have been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2016 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Just over 160 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition, placing Finch & Finch, Inc. Funeral & Cremation Service among an elite group of funeral service providers. Pursuit of Excellence Award recipients raise the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards and providing unsurpassed service to families and communities.

Our Community Events

  • Sycamore Baptist
    Thursday, December 8, 2016

    Drive-thru Christmas lights will be shown at Sycamore Baptist Church, 3172 Derby Road, Gretna, beginning Dec. 2-31 from dark until 11 p.m. nightly. Live nativity with animals plus live music and hot chocolate, will be available Dec. 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to this free event. Read more

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Friday, December 9, 2016

    Lane Memorial United Methodist Church, 1201 Bedford Ave., Altavista, will hold AA Meetings each Monday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Wednesday at 12 noon. Read more

  • Narcotics Anonymous
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held Saturdays from 8-9 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 12th Street & Franklin Avenue in Altavista. Meetings are open to anyone. Read more

  • Rustburg Christmas Parade
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    Announcing the parade will be on Sunday, December 11, 2016 starting at 3:00 p.m. Read more

  • A Christmas Celebration
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    Midway Baptist Church's Relay for Life Team will present a Christmas Celebration Sunday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Gretna Theatre. Admission is $8. Songs of old and new, comedy and dance, will be presented, featuring Tammy Crider, Ethan Hammock, Lynn and Rhonda Marstin, Penny Mason, Audie Meadows, Donald and Rae Anne Miller, Jacob Shelton, Lacey Shelton and more. All profits will go to cancer research. Those who have gone on to Heaven and a tribute to the survivors will be remembered. Read more

  • DAWN
    Monday, December 12, 2016

    Donation-A-Week-Neighbors (DAWN)provides emergency services for area families and is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-12 noon. The office is located in back of the Altavista Fire Company station. For more information, call 434-369-7937. Read more

  • Bloodmobile
    Monday, December 12, 2016

    Lane Memorial United Methodist Church, 1201 Bedford Ave. Monday, December 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Read more

  • Addiction Program
    Monday, December 12, 2016

    Haven Ministries holds an addiction program every Monday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 911 Grace Ave. in Altavista. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 434-525-9200. Read more

  • Second Helping
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    The Second Helping Ministry is held each Wednesday from 11 am-12:30 pm at Altavista Presbyterian Church. Read more

  • Altavista Church of God of Prophecy Senior Luncheon
    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Altavista Church of God of Prophecy, 915 9th Street, will hold a luncheon and bingo the third Thursday of the month, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for ages 55 and up. Read more

  • Attention Senior Citizens
    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Anyone who likes to play Rook or work a puzzle is invited to spend afternoons with senior adults at the Lynch Station Ruritan Senior Center, beginning each Thursday, year round, from noon-4 pm, beginning with a covered dish lunch. For more information, call Lynn David at 434-221-6434 or Donnie Reynolds 434-316-4849. Read more

  • Gretna Volunteer Fire Department Christmas Open House
    Saturday, December 17, 2016

    The Gretna Volunteer Fire Department will host A Christmas Open House Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the fire station, located at 122 East Gretna Road, with food, fire prevention activities for kids and adults and free pictures with Snata Claus. Everyone is invited to come by and take a tour of the station and meet the local volunteer firefighters. Read more

  • New Bethel United Methodist Clothes Closet
    Saturday, December 24, 2016

    New Bethel United Methodist Church is opening a clothes closet for those in need. The clothes closet will be open each month on the first Thursday and the fourth Saturday at the same hours of 9 a.m.-12 noon. New Bethel United Methodist is located at 7061 Dews Road in Hurt. Read more

  • New Prospect Baptist Clothes Closet
    Thursday, January 5, 2017

    New Prospect Baptist Church, 509 Prospect Road, Hurt, will hold a Clothes Closet the first Thursday of each month from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The Clothes Closet is a free mission service and is open to the public. Read more


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