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October 7, 2012

Limestone Ledger 10/7/12

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FRIDAY

Fall Festival


The Athens Bible School annual Fall Festival will be held at 6 p.m. Friday in the school gymnasium. Activities for all ages. The senior class will hold an auction from 6-8 p.m. including sporting event tickets, vacation packages, family gifts, dining gift cards, movie and event tickets and more.

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Clements Baptist Church, 8690 U.S. 72 West. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Oct. 11, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Christmas bazaar


Friends of Ardmore Public Library will sponsor a Christmas bazaar and bake sale from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the library on Main Street.

UPCOMING

Rescue Squad yard sale


The Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad is accepting donations for a yard sale to be held at a later date. The originally scheduled Oct. 5-6 sale has been postponed. Anyone with donations to be picked up can call 256-434-6355.

ONGOING

Quilt auction benefit


East Lauderdale Quilters of Rogersville are holding a quilt auction to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The 86-by-96-inch quilt is 100-percent cotton. Bid via email at elquilters@gmail.com or phone 256-247-5558. Last day to bid is Oct. 31.

MEETINGS

• Prospect Cemetery Assoc
. The fall meeting of the Prospect Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 7, at the Prospect Rescue Squad building. Reports will be presented and 2013 committee members will be elected. Contact: Charlie Crosby 256-216-5840 and Cindy Harris 931-363-0202.

• City Council. The Athens City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Athens Police Department on West Hobbs Street. A work session begins at 4:30 p.m.

• Master Gardeners. Limestone County Master Gardeners will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 8, at First National Bank in Athens. Guest speaker Don Collier, professor at Calhoun College, will bring a program on “Invasive Plants.” Public is invited.

• Cancer survivor dinner. An American Cancer Society dinner and meeting for cancer survivors, caregivers and guests will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Catfish Cabin 2. Contact: 256-232-4211.

•Republicans. The Limestone County Republican Executive Committee will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at LuVici’s Restaurant in Athens. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m.; meeting begins at 6:30. Contact: Chairman Ronnie Coffman at ronnie.coffman16@gmail.com.

• DAV. The Disabled American Veterans monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the DAV on Airport Road off Alabama 127 in Athens. Food and fellowship at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7. Members are encouraged to attend.

• Preservation. The annual meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Visitors Center. Contact: 256-233-2224.

• County Commission. The Limestone County Commission will hold a work session at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Washington Street annex.

• Garden Club. Athens Garden Club members and guests will meet Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center. Beekeeper Lionel Evans will present the program, “The Season of the Honeybee.” Refreshments at 9 a.m. Meeting at 9:30.

• ALERA. Athens-Limestone Education Retirees Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Athens Recreation Center on Alabama 251. All retirees of Athens and Limestone County school systems are invited. Wellness screening and flu shots will be offered. Contact: Bill Graham 256-729-6258.

• NSDAR. The John Wade Keyes chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center. Steve Croomes will speak on his trip to Cuba. Contacts: Judy Rew 256-230-2105 or Doris Estes 256-232-8733.

• County Commission. The Limestone County Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Clinton Street annex.



Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Mail or bring submissions to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611; email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or fax to 256-233-7753.

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