The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

September 22, 2013

Limestone Ledger 9/22/13

From staff reports

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.

MEETINGS

• Young Republicans. Limestone County Young Republicans will meet Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 306 BBQ on Hwy 72. Guest speaker will be Alabama Minority GOP Chairman Phillip Brown. Social time will begin at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7:15. For more info: www.lcyrs.com

• Ladies Civitan. Athens Ladies Civitan will hold its installation dinner and new-member initiation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at First National Bank on U.S. 72, upstairs. Bring a dish. Guests welcome. RSVP Pat Lewis2grenro.net.

• Athens Blacksmiths. Athens Blacksmith Forge will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Travis Fleming’s Artistic Anvil Forge, 208 Commercial Drive, Athens. For more info, call John Guenthere at 256-230-2900 or Travis Fleming at 256-227-6217.

• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Athens Veterans Museum. Stanley Menefee, chairman of the Limestone County Commission, will be guest speaker. Breakfast will be served. For more info, call Dean Morgan at 256-233-0248.

• AHS Class of 1963. Athens High School Class of 1963 will meet for its 50th Class reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Yesterdays Event  Center. All classes from the 1960s are invited to attend. For more info, call Susan Griffin at 256-732-4518.



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