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April 5, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/5/13

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Benefit breakfast

Bethel, Tenn., Lodge 194 F&AM will serve a buffet breakfast for charity from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the lodge. Public invited. Nonperishable food is being collected for the food bank.

East band yard sale

The East Limestone High School band annual yard sale is from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday in the school’s old gym. Donations accepted Friday, April 5, after school at the gym.

SUNDAY

Greek Meet

Athens-Limestone area Greek Meet will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Family Life Center, 201 E. Hobbs St., Athens. The event shows college-bound girls and a parent or guardian how to prepare and register for college recruitment, about sorority membership costs and how to obtain recommendations from sorority alumnae. Contact: Teresa Brown at tlbrown@pclnet.net.

Prospect Cemetery meeting

The spring meeting of Prospect Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Prospect Rescue Squad building in Prospect, Tenn. Will include reports from various committees on repairs, upkeep and improvements in work. Contact: Charliz at 256-216-5840.

MONDAY

Elkmont dance

Elkmont Pickin’ & Grinnin’ dance will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the depot in downtown Elkmont. Live music and dancing. Contact: 931-427-6296.

WEDNESDAY

Blood drive

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Athens High School old gymnasium, 100 U.S. 31 North. Each donor receives a T-shirt.

UPCOMING

Rodeo queen applications

Applications are available at the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, online at www.limestonesheriffrodeo.com, and at  Preston’s Western Wear on U.S. 72 East for the 31st annual Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Queen Pageant. Entry deadline is Friday, April 12, for ages 3-15 and Friday, May 3, for ages 16-26. Contact: Jennifer at 256-232-0111. 

Garden club scholarship

The deadline for submitting applications for the Athens Garden Club $1,000 scholarship is April 12. Applications for graduating high school seniors are available at any Limestone County high school counselor’s office. Information: AthensGardenClub@live.com.

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