A firefighter’s breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. today at Hardee’s on U.S. 72 East. Contact: Paul Irons 256-232-5402.
Red Cross blood drive
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday in the gymnasium of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church at the corner of Old Railroad Bed and Capshaw roads.
The Limestone County Chapter of the NAACP will host a Jubilee Day celebration at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church at 549 W. Elm St. in Athens. Minister Madison Brown of Decatur will speak. Theme is “Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Moving to the Future.” Contact: Wilbert Woodruff 256-227-8489.
Tickets for ‘Crowns’
The critically acclaimed gospel musical Crowns written by Regina Taylor and directed by Frank Travis will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, January 4-5 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at the Council on Aging, 912 W. Pryor St. in Athens. Tickets on sale at Pablo’s on Market at 256-216-8464, Raven’s Beauty Salon at 256-233-0202 and Kenny’s Kutz at 256-444-1682. Contacts: Carolyn Williams 256-777-9727 or Richard Martin 256-278-1261. Proceeds benefit the Fort Henderson-Trinity School Project.
• American Legion. American Legion Post 49 and Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the post home at 124 Cloverleaf Drive. Post dues increase for 2014 and will be discussed and voted on. Contact: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023.
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