Ellis Acres Memorial

Information on the Ellis Acres Memorial Park

Ellis Acres Memorial Park is the conversion of the Historic Buckingham
Training School Campus [9.25 acres] into a community park designed to
improve the quality of life for all. The park features workforce training, youth
self-esteem enhancement, senior citizen enrichment activities, family fitness
and recreation.

Call 434 983-5600 or 434 547-4900 for arrangements

Please visit our website at:


Thanks For Your Support

Wilbert M. Dean
Ellis Acres Memorial Park, Inc.
245 camden street
P. O. Box 363
Dillwyn, VA 23936


A Reminder to Friends and Supporters of Ellis Acres:

There is still time to share your love and support for the Ellis Acres Memorial Park Golf Tournament on May 18, 2013 at The
Manor Resort Golf Club, 3463 Farmville Road, Farmville, Virginia.  Tee time is 8:30 AM.  For directions please call The Manor
Resort Golf Club at [434] 392-2244.  

Combined with other foundation funds, the proceeds from this grand community entertainment golf gala will benefit the
construction of a Youth Play Zone designed for recreational, physical and educational development. The Youth Play Zone is a
paramount feature of the  2013 Phase II Development of Ellis Acres Memorial Park at 245 Camden Street, Dillwyn, Virginia on
the 9.25 acre campus of the Buckingham Training School, [1924–1954].  Currently the park offers Buckingham County a fully
furnished operational 2,250 square foot multipurpose Community Building, a covered pavilion [20X40] with a presentation
platform and modern heated outside restroom's. Phase II will also includes construction of a regulation sized  tennis court
with quick start features, walking/jogging trails and, wooded area development.

You may help by sponsoring a hole for a contribution of $100.00 to recognize a friend, family, organization or business. Your
contribution will be acknowledged with a sign posted at one of the holes. Checks may be made payable to:

Ellis Acres Memorial Park, Inc.
P. O. Box 363
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Please write Golf Tournament in the memo area, and mail by May 1, 2013.  The May 1st deadline gives us time to have the
signs made.

Golf teams are invited to participate in the tournament; the fee is $65.00 per person or $260.00 per team of four.   We will only
register a maximum of 25 teams.  Registration will be on a first come first serve basis.  Food and refreshments are included.
Enclosed are sponsor and entry forms; additional copies may be made as needed. We do hope that all of our sponsors from
2012 will support us again this year.  We still have your sponsor sign that was professionally painted by David Ottinger of the
Dillwyn community.  New signs will be done as needed.  We eagerly await your support and participation in this countrywide
fund raiser for our community park. Contributions are tax deductible via 501(c) (3) status. Contact Frank Braxton at [434] 983-
2302 or 547-2269 if you have questions.


Frank Braxton, Chairperson
Encl: Forms are Attached
Committee: Frank Braxton, Daniel Davis, Carl James, Linda Paige, Bernard Booker,

Thanks For Your Support,

Wilbert M. Dean
Ellis Acres Memorial Park, Inc.
245 Camden Street
P. O. Box 363
Dillwyn, VA 23936