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October 31, 2012

Limestone Ledger 10/31/12

THURSDAY

Toys for Tots signup

The U.S. Marine Corps and the United Way of Athens-Limestone County will be accepting applications for Toys for Tots from 9 a.m.-noon and from 1-4 p.m. Thursday. The program is only for children from birth to age 12. Parents/guardians must bring birth certificates and Social Security cards for eligible children, and proof of income, Limestone County residency and a picture ID of themselves. Contact: 256-233-2323.

FRIDAY

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Isom’s Chapel United Methodist Church at 16230 Mooresville Road. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Nov. 1, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Benefit breakfast

The Bethel, Tenn., Lodge 194 F&AM will serve a buffet breakfast for charity from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the lodge. Public invited. Veterans eat free. Nonperishable food is being collected for the food bank.

Veterans Day parade

The annual Veterans Day parade will be at 11 a.m. Saturday starting at Athens High School. This year’s grand marshal is former World War II paratrooper and prisoner of war Dempsey McLemore. To participate in the parade, call Roxanne Haggermaker at 256-273-3074 or Sandy Thompson at 256-771-7578.

National defense luncheon

John Wade Keyes chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a national defense luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center in downtown Athens. Author and inspirational speaker Margret Medford will talk about living in Germany during and following World War II. Cost is $25. For payment information, contact Judy Rewudy53@bellsouth.net.

ONGOING

Clements High School students are raising funds for their school by selling discount cards to the public through Nov. 9. The $20 Smartcard offers 190 local discounts and 250,000 nationwide discounts. Contact: Jennifer Horton at 256-415-7057 or go online to www.smartcardsavings.net.

E-Reader classes

Athens-Limestone Public Library is holding free e-Reader classes October through December. To learn class dates, times and schedule a short appointment, call Laura at 256-232-1233. 

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  • Limestone Ledger 7/31/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show

    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 31, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/31/14

    July 31, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/30/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show
    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 30, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/30/14

    July 30, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/27/14

    TUESDAY
    Blood drive
    The Kelsey Maclin “Student Leaders Save Lives” Scholarship Blood Drive is 1-6 p.m. Tuesday at Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road.

    July 27, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/27/14

    July 27, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/26/14

    TODAY
    Blood drive

    An American Red Cross blood drive in honor of Jacob Dubois is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall, 28430 Pinedale Road, Ardmore.

    July 26, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/25/14

    SATURDAY
    Crape Myrtle pageant

    The 14th annual Miss/Master Crape Myrtle Festival Pageant is Saturday at the Ardmore, Tennessee Annex Building. Competition begins at 1 p.m. for girls, infant through age 19, and boys, infant through age 5. More information: 256-278-5524.

    July 25, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/25/14

    July 25, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/24/14

    FRIDAY
    Art Stroll
    The Athens Arts League Summer Art Stroll is 4-8 p.m. Friday on the downtown Limestone County Courthouse lawn. The free, family-friendly event will include music and 25 artists including painters, ceramicists, jewelry makers, mixed media and textile artists.

    July 24, 2014

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