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May 8, 2014

Limestone Ledger 5/8/14

THURSDAY

Meal for victims and workers

Round Island Missionary Baptist Mission Center at 13829 Lucas Ferry Road will serve a hot meal of fried and baked chicken, green beans, corn, macaroni and cheese, rolls, dessert and drinks for tornado victims and all workers from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the mission center. Tornado victims can also pick up donations from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by area churches, businesses and organizations. More information: 256-874-0565, 256-777-2521 or 256-206-1636.

FRIDAY

VVA fundraiser

Vietnam Veterans of America at 17915 W. Elm St. will hold a yard sale fundraiser Friday and Saturday to help local veterans and their families in need. Seller spaces are $10 each with 80 spots available. Sell what you want. More information: 256-206-5399 or 777-3339.

SATURDAY

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP free motivational reading program for children ages 3-13 will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Lunch and transportation provided. Registration information: 256-216-5668.

Clothes closet open

Round Island Baptist Church at 14790 Brownsferry Road will have their clothes closet open from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10. All items are free.

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 at the library, 405 E. South St. More information: 256-232-1233.

Boy Scout Roundup

The public is invited to Boy Scout Troop 24's Roundup at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Methodist Church. Dutch oven peach cobbler and refreshments will be served. Activities include a demonstration of Scout activities, games, an ax yard and a campfire. More information: 256-874-0431.

ONGOING

B&G Club summer program

Registration is underway for the Boys & Girls Club of Athens summer program, which runs June 2 through Aug. 1. Hours will be 9-5 with early birds starting at 7. Tuition is $35 a week with lunch included. Teens attend free. CMA accepted. There is a $20 application fee. Register at the club, 1017 W. Washington St. Contacts: Kristi or Pete 256-232-4298.

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