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September 22, 2013

Limestone Ledger 9/22/13

TODAY

Blankenship, Lee reunion


The Blankenship and Lee reunion will be held from 1-4 p.m. today at Owens Community Center on Alabama 99. Bring a dish. For more information, call Patricia Uselton at 256-233-0399 or 256-431-0708.

TUESDAY

Used-book sale


Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used-book sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday at the library at 405 E. South St. For more information, call 256-232-1233.

WEDNESDAY

AHS blood drive


Athens High School Student Council Association will hold a blood drive from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday at the LifeSouth buses in front of the school. Their goal is to collect 175 pints of blood.

FRIDAY

Respite night


Caregivers Night Out will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Please make reservations by calling RSVP office at 256-232-7207 no later than noon Thursday.

UPCOMING

Fit As A Fiddle Relay for Life 5K


Hosted by the City of Athens Relay for Life Team and sponsored in part by Steelcase, Chick-fil-A and Fleet Feet Sports. Held in conjunction with the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention. 8 a.m. start Oct. 5 at the Sportsplex on U.S. 31. Late registration is 6-7 a.m. ; $20 per runner/walker.  Register by Sept. 27 to be guaranteed a race T-shirt.

To register online go to Active.com , or print a form at www.athensal.us .  Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and local cancer patients.

Candlelight vigil

Crisis services will have its annual candlelight vigil for victims of domestic violence at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, on the east side of the Courthouse Square or at the Big Spring Park pavilion if it is raining. Planning meetings will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. For more information, call Christa at 256-232-0280.

ONGOING

Haney donations


All contributions donated to Ethan Haney’s fundraiser should be made out to Ethan Haney at Bank Independent or to David Haney, 11906 Poplar Hill Lane, Athens, AL 35611.

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