A benefit for Craig Carter, who has a blood disorder, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the VVA Building at Elm Street and Alabama 99. Three bands, silent auction, multiple raffles, kids’ games, bingo, chicken stew, barbecue plates, and bake sale will be included.
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 at the library, 405 E. South St. More information: 256-232-1233.
IDs for age 55 and older
Anyone age 55 and older in need of a photo ID to cast your ballot in upcoming elections can call Emily Sandlin, 256-216-3906, at the Council on Aging before Jan. 30 to receive information on how to obtain one.
Tina Hogan Memorial Fund
Athens-Limestone Hospital has established the Tina Hogan Memorial Fund at First National Bank for anyone wishing to make a donation. This fund is designated for the benefit of Tina’s children, Madison, 21, and Cole, 13. Donations may be made at any First National Bank location: U.S. 72 and Lindsay Lane, the Ardmore location or the new location on Jefferson Street. Tina Hogan, who was a longtime employee in the Quality Management Department at Athens-Limestone Hospital, was killed in a car wreck Jan. 8.
AARP safe driving course
AARP-eligible residents interested in a safe driving course are asked to call Emily Sandlin, Council on Aging, at 256-216-3906 to put your name on the call list once a date is set. Cost will be $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Class will be one 6-hour day or two 3-hour days based on interest.
• Democrats. Limestone County Democrats will open qualifying at their monthly meeting Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena. A traditional chili supper begins the evening at 6 p.m. followed by a brief business meeting and qualifying.
• NARFE. National Association of Retired Federal Employees chapter 1480 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Veterans Museum on Pryor Street. City Planner Mac Martin is guest speaker. Breakfast will be served. Contact: Dean Morgan 256-233-0248.
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