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August 5, 2013

Limestone Ledger 8/6/2013

TUESDAY

Red Cross blood drive


The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive from 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Limestone Correctional Facility off Nick Davis Road.

Fairy tales, fables at library

The Athens-Limestone Public Library, in partnership with Girl Scouts, will host a series of free programs about fairy tales and fables from 2-3 p.m. on Aug. 6, 8, 13 and 15. Programs are geared toward girls ages 12 and under, but boys are welcome.

FRIDAY

Back-to-school jam


Believe to Achieve, a nonprofit community advocacy group, will host a back-to-school jam and school supply giveaway from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Jimmy Gill Park at 340 W. Sanderfer Road. The free event includes door prizes, food and entertainment . The public is invited. Contact: 256-874-7457.

SATURDAY

Blood drives


A Red Cross blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Mount Carmel Church of Christ fellowship building, 7805 U.S. 72 West. A blood drive will also be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday in honor of Jacob DuBois at Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall, 28430 Pinedale Road in Ardmore.

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided.  Registration and information: 256-216-5668.

NAACP membership rally

The Limestone NAACP will hold a membership rally from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at 17308 U.S. 72 West. Free hot dogs and soft drinks. Contact: Wilbert Woodruff 256-227-8489.

CEMETERY CLEANUPS

Myers Cemetery


Decoration day is from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Donations made out to Myers Cemetery can be sent to Lynn Nelson, 18347 Cross Key Road, Athens, AL 35614.

Contact: Lynn Nelson 256-777-4431.

Higgins Cemetery

Decoration day is Saturday, Aug. 10. Business meeting at 10 a.m. Donations made out to Higgins Cemetery can be sent to Fay Chandler, 20065 Temperance Oak Road, Rogersville, AL 35652. More information: 256-729-6886.

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