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October 6, 2013

Limestone Ledger 10/6/13

SUNDAY

Prospect Cemetery Association

The fall meeting of the Prospect Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 6, at the Prospect, Tenn., Rescue Squad building. More information: Charlie Crosby 256-216-5840.

Reyer reunion

The Reyer family reunion will be today, Oct. 6, in the First National Bank community room, 26599 Main St., Ardmore. A covered dish lunch will be at 1 p.m. More information: 256-423-3537.

Gospel Explosion

The first annual Gospel Explosion sponsored by Believe to Achieve will be at 5 p.m. today, Oct. 6, at the Vietnam Veterans of America building, 17915 W.  Elm St., Athens. Ticket and dinner information: Shenequa Phipps 256-874-7457 or Shamone Freeman 256-559-9390.

MONDAY

Christmas assistance

Salvation Army will take applications for Christmas assistance from 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 7, through Friday, Oct. 11, at the thrift store at 699 E. Hobbs St. in Athens. Bring proof of identification, all bills, telephone number, verification of income. No applications will be taken over the phone; no children are allowed at application day.

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, Oct. 8, at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.

Candlelight vigil

Crisis services will have its annual candlelight vigil for victims of domestic violence at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, on the east side of the Courthouse Square. Rain location is the Big Spring Park pavilion. Contact: Christa 256-232-0280.

FRIDAY

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Clements Baptist Church, 8690 U.S. 72 West. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Oct. 10, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Cowart Harvest Festival

The festival, from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, is a PTO fundraiser for Cowart Elementary School. It includes numerous carnival style games, bingo, silent auction, food and fun. Armbands for unlimited game play are $10. Tickets are 50 cents each, one ticket needed per game.

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