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October 26, 2012

Limestone Ledger 10/26/12

FRIDAY

Respite Night


Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane in Athens.

SATURDAY

Pancake breakfast


The American Legion Post 49 annual pancake breakfast will be held from 1-11 a.m. Saturday at the Post home on Cloverleaf Drive. Cost is $5 to eat in or for carryout. Containers provided. Contact: Rod Huffman: 256-233-3023.

Turkey shoot

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is inviting the public to their annual turkey shoot at 9 a.m. Saturday at the VFW Post on North Jefferson Street and Alabama 127. It will be held each Saturday at the same time through Dec. 1. Contact: Fred 256-233-0213.

Cowart Harvest Festival

The Cowart Elementary School Harvest Festival will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the school on Hobbs Street in Athens. It will include carnival games, cakewalk, toy walk, bingo, basketball shootout, food, hayrides, country store, salon and tattoo parlor and more.

Ball reunion

Descendants of Philip Walter Ball and Addie Flanagan Ball are invited to a reunion and covered lunch at noon Saturday at the Owens Senior Center on Alabama 99.

SUNDAY

Free stew


A dine-in only, no carryout free stew will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Jimmy Gill Park on Sanderfer Road. It will be served by 7 Mile Post Road and Mighty Warrior Church with music by bluegrass gospel singers It Takes Three.

MONDAY

Reduce prescription drug costs


People on Medicare parts A and B over the age of 60 can apply in person between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and from 1-2:30 p.m. Monday at the Limestone County Council on Aging to see if you qualify for reduced prescription drug costs. Bring Medicare and Social Security cards and proof of income. COA is located at 912 W. Pryor Street in Athens.

Blood drive

A Red Cross blood drive will be held from noon until 5 p.m. Monday at the Student Center ballroom of Athens State University at 300 N. Beaty St. Bring photo ID or American Red Cross Donor Card.

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