Sheriff’s Coffee Call
Limestone County Sheriff’s Office Coffee Call will be held from 8-9 a.m. today at the Sheriff’s Office for all current and former employees of law enforcement and support staff. Contact: 256-232-0111.
A Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast fundraiser will be held from 8-10 a.m. today at Applebee’s. Cost is $5 per person.
Decoration day is today at Higgins Cemetery. Business meeting at 10 a.m. Those unable to attend can send upkeep donations payable to Higgins Cemetery to: Mrs. Fay Chandler, 20065 Temperance Oak Road, Rogersville, AL 35652.
Decoration day at Hester Cemetery in Lester is today. Donations for cemetery upkeep can be sent to: Tommy Gatlin, 30815 Lester Road, Lester, AL 35647. Make checks payable to Hester Cemetery. Contact: 256-232-1191.
The annual decoration at Sandlin Cemetery is today. Donations for cemetery upkeep made payable to Sandlin Cemetery can be sent to: Mark Blakely, 20931 Brackeen Road, Athens, AL 35614 or Harold Adams, 22664 Cairo Hollow Road, Athens, AL 35614.
Decoration day at Myers Cemetery is from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. today. Donations for cemetery upkeep and made payable to Myers Cemetery can be mailed to: Lynn Nelson, 18347 Cross Key Road, Athens, AL 35614.
The Naomi Star Chapter No. 653 Order of the Eastern Star Debutante Ball fundraiser will be held at 7 tonight at the Athens Event Center on Pryor Street. Formal attire. Tickets are $20. Ticket locations are EnStyle Apparel, Kutz by Kenny and First Impressions. Proceeds go toward minority scholarships and community upgrades. Contact: Angela McLin 256-497-6331.
Athens High School
Athens High School students can pick up 2012-13 school year class schedules in the school cafeteria as follows: seniors, 8-10 a.m., Aug. 13; juniors, 8-10 a.m., Aug. 14; sophomores, 10 a.m. until noon, Aug. 14. Freshman orientation is at 6 p.m., Aug. 16, in the theatre and cafeteria.
Hula Hoop Rug Fun Shop
Students ages 9-13 can learn basic hoop weaving skills by transforming old, recycled T-shirts into a colorful rug from 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the County Extension Office, Suite C. Supply fee is $5. Limited space. Register at the Extension Office or call 256-232-5510.
Used book sale
The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.
The Athens Intermediate School sixth-grade schedule pickup and teacher meet and greet will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday in the front lobby. Students must have a current IMM Blue Card with a recent T-dap shot.
Rescue Squad fundraiser
The Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad is accepting donations for a future yard sale fundraiser. Drop off items at their 1401 Freeman Avenue location or call for pickup at 256-434-6355 or 434-6352.
Pleasant Point Cemetery is in need of new fencing and the cemetery committee is seeking donations from those whose family members are buried there. Donations may be made to Pleasant Point Cemetery Fence Fund, c/o Carrie Durham, 18175 Thompson Road, Athens, AL 35611. New Cut Road Mini Mart will donate $1 to the fund for each pizza sold if the buyer makes the request. Contact: Doc Downs at 256-729-6746 or Carrie Durham at 256-614-0721.
AHS freshman orientation
Athens High School will hold orientation for freshmen and new students at 6 p.m. Thursday in the theater and cafeteria. Class schedules will be distributed.
Athens Intermediate orientation
The Athens Intermediate School fifth-grade orientation and schedule pickup will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the school cafetorium.
Elkmont High reunion
Elkmont High School Class of 1987 is seeking members of its class for a reunion lunch. The event will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the high school. Contact: Shane Bates Leopard at firstname.lastname@example.org of Brad Lewis at email@example.com.
Brewer High reunion
The Brewer High School Class of 1987 will hold its 25th reunion Sept. 28-29. Contact Jeff Joner at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
•Republicans. The Limestone County Republican Executive Committee will hold its regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 13, at LuVici’s Restaurant in Athens. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m.; meeting begins at 6:30. Contact: Chairman Coffman at email@example.com.
• Master Gardeners. The Limestone County Master Gardener Assoc. will meet at noon Monday, Aug. 13, in the Extension Office on Market Street in Athens.
• Cancer survivor dinner. An American Cancer Society dinner and meeting for cancer survivors, caregivers and guests will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Catfish Cabin 2. Contact: 256-232-6455.
• ALSO. Athens-Limestone Seniors Organization will meet during a Dutch lunch at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Mac’s Steakhouse on Jefferson Street. Guest speaker is Athens Police Chief Captain Floyd Johnson. All seniors welcome.
• Republican women. Limestone Republican Women will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at Mac’s Steakhouse, 1733 S. Jefferson St. Social at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30. Speakers will be local state senators and representatives who will discuss the last legislative session. Audience can ask questions.
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