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November 6, 2013

Limestone Ledger 11/6/13

THURSDAY

ALERA trip

Athens-Limestone Education Retirees Association members making the trip to the Jesse Owens Memorial and Stone Bridge will meet at 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the Kmart parking lot on U.S. 31. Contact: Jerry George 256-729-1145.

Clements veterans program

Clements High School is asking the community to join them to honor veterans of Limestone County at 9 a.m. Thursday in the school gymnasium. All Limestone County veterans are invited.

Tanner veterans program

Tanner High School Student Council will hold its annual Veterans Day program Thursday in the school gymnasium. Breakfast served in the library at 8:15 a.m. Program begins at 9. All Limestone County veterans are invited.

Toys for Tots registration

Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon and again from 1-4 p.m. at United Way, 419 S. Marion St. in Athens, are the final opportunities to sign up for Toys for Tots in 2013. Children must be 12 or under. Parents or guardians must bring proof of income, proof of residency, adult ID, and birth certificates and Social Security cards of children.

Kids fitness classes

New Savvy Kids Fitness classes for ages 6-12 will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Athens Recreation Center. Classes include nutrition education and exercise. Zumba in the blacklights is at 5:15 p.m. and yoga at 6. Contact the center for details.

Remembrance and Hope service

Hospice of Limestone County and MADD are hosting the annual Celebration of Remembrance and Hope service at 6 p.m. Thursday in Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 207 Washington St. Visitors may bring a photo of a loved one in a stand-up frame. More information: 256-232-5017.

FRIDAY

Athens High veterans program

The Athens High School Veterans Day Assembly is at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the south gymnasium. A reception in the JROTC rifle range will follow. All local veterans, their families and the public are invited.

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    Fish fry
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    W.L. VFD egg hunt

    West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is having a Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. The fire department is 15 miles north of Athens on Alabama 99. More information: Jason McMahan 256-233-7678. On Saturday, call 256-233-5544.

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    ALH health fair

    Free body fat analysis, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, bone density screenings and more will be available from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Health Fair at the Limestone County Courthouse Square. Numerous health care vendors will be on-site. Also, water and nonperishable food donations accepted for Limestone County Churches Involved.

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    Plant and bake sale

    Athens Garden Club annual Plant and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 12, at the downtown Athens Farmers Market. A variety of plants and culinary choices available. The event helps support the Athens Garden Club's scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in Limestone County who major in horticulture, agriculture, or other related fields. More information: athensgardenclub@aol.com.

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