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March 21, 2013

Limestone Ledger 3/21/13

TODAY

ALSO meeting


Athens-Limestone Seniors Organization will meet and have a Dutch-treat lunch at 11 a.m. today at Mac’s Steakhouse on Jefferson Street in Athens. Special guest is motivational speaker and author Allison Wetherbee. Public invited.

AMS parent/student meeting

A parent-student meeting will be held at 6 tonight at Athens High School cafeteria for Athens Middle School eighth-graders who will enter Athens High for the 2013-2014 school year. Includes registration procedures, course offerings and graduation requirements.

AMVETS meeting

Post 21 and the Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 6 tonight at 22769 Black Road in Athens. Covered-dish dinner will be served. Upcoming events and business will be discussed. Contact: 256-771-2029.

SCV meeting

Capt. Thomas H. Hobbs Camp 768 Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet at 6 tonight at the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives in Athens. Public invited.

FRIDAY

Respite night


Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon Thursday, March 21, at 256-232-7207.



SATURDAY

Ham shoot/chicken stew


Athens Masonic Lodge No. 16 will host a ham shoot from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the corner of Elm Street and Lucas Ferry Road. $3 a shot. Chicken stew ready at 10 a.m. for $18 a gallon. Additional information: Bob Hickman 256-233-2336 or Mickey Robertson 256-232-2335.

UPCOMING

Rescue squad garage sale


Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad is in need of saleable items for an upcoming garage sale. Call to arrange pickup or drop off items at 1401 Freeman Ave.  All types of items needed. Contact: J.R. Creel at 256-434-6355.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Limestone Correctional Facility from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. This event is open to employees only.

ONGOING

AHS greenhouse


Athens High School greenhouse opens Saturday, March 16, with vegetables, ferns and an assortment of bedding plants. Hours are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays and 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays.

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