The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

March 21, 2013

Limestone Ledger 3/21/13


For The News Courier

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.

Vidalia onions sale

Athens Ladies Civitan Club is taking orders for Vidalia onions. Onions are $10 for 10 pounds. Order deadline is April 12. Projected delivery date is early May. Orders taken by phone at 256-232-2865 or 256-729-1255, or by mail at P.O. Box 1814, Athens, AL 35612. Mail checks by April 12 payable to ALCC. Include name, address and telephone number.

MEETINGS

• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees chapter 1480 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Veterans Museum in Athens. Guest speaker will be Tammy Burks of American Red Cross. Breakfast served.  Call Dean Morgan at 256-233-0248.

Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Mail or bring submissions to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611; email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or fax to 256-233-7753.