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April 19, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/19/13

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Earth Day moved indoors

Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful is hosting Earth Day and Outdoor Expo from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Limestone County Event Center on Pryor Street across from Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives. Event includes raptors, reptiles and local outdoor and sporting vendors.

Electronics collection

Electronics will be accepted for recycling during Earth Day at Limestone County Event Center on Pryor Street from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. There is an $8 disposal fee for televisions.  Self-serve shredding also available.  More information: 256-233-8728.

Swamp John supper

A Swamp John supper to raise money for the American Cancer Society will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park in Athens. Chicken, fish and shrimp plates are $10 each. Contact: 256-232-0591.

East beauty walk

The 2013 Miss East Limestone Beauty Walk will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday in the old gym for ages kindergarten through 12th grade who attend East high school, middle school or Creekside. Contact: Susie Lindau, susielindau@att.net, or Jennifer Janzen, jennifer.janzen@lcsk12.org.

SUNDAY

Camp Hope training

Camp Hope volunteer training sessions will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, and May 5, at the Hospice of Limestone County office at 405 S. Marion St. Must be age 16 or older, provide references and play well with children. Camp Hope will be from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Camp Helen in East Limestone.

TUESDAY

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.

THURSDAY

Blood drive

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the art room at Owens Elementary School, 21465 Alabama 99. Each donor receives a T-shirt. Owens students who recruit blood donors receive a youth-size T-shirt.

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