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March 14, 2013

Limestone Ledger 3/14/13

THURSDAY

Financial speaker

Jay Livingston, vice president of global marketing at Bank of America in New York, will speak at 7 tonight in the Sandridge Student Center ballroom at Athens State University. The lecture, sponsored by the Livingston Concert Lecture Series, is free to the public.

FRIDAY

Positive Look

The Positive Look support group for the blind and visually impaired, family and friends will meet from 10 a.m. until noon Friday at the Athens Recreation Center. Guest speaker is Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks.

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Friendship United Methodist Church, 16479 Lucas Ferry Road. Make reservations by noon today, March 14, at 256-232-7207.

Teen Tech afternoon

The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a Teen Tech afternoon from 3-4:30 Friday, March 15, in celebration of Teen Tech Week.  Activities include a make-a-meme contest, a search engine battle, a social media chat about what is safe and what is not, and a Fun Film extravaganza.  Snacks included. For teens only.  Contact Kelli with questions at 256-232-1233.

Ardmore beauty pageant

The annual Ardmore High School Beauty Pageant begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday and at 10 a.m. Saturday in the school gymnasium. Final competition is at 7 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit the school band.

SATURDAY

Lodge breakfast

North Border Lodge at Salem will hold a country-style breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Saturday. Public is invited. Contacts: Steve Rogers 356-714-0552 and Gary Pugh 256-729-0608.

4 Paws and a Book

A program dedicated to improving reading skills of children ages 5 and older, called 4 Paws and a Book will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Houston Memorial Library in Athens. Children can bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier, who will be present for the program. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.

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  • Limestone Ledger 4/16/14

    FRIDAY
    Fish fry
    The Limestone NAACP annual fish fry is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park, 814 Westview Ave. in Athens. Cost is $8 a plate. Contact: Greg Orr 256-654-0486.

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  • Limestone Ledger 4/13/14

    TUESDAY
    • Chicken stew
    The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
    Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
    Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast, salad, dessert and drink. Take out or eat in. Proceeds benefit the VVA scholarship fund. More information: 256-206-5399.

    April 13, 2014

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    April 13, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/12/14

    SATURDAY
    W.L. VFD egg hunt

    West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is having a Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. The fire department is 15 miles north of Athens on Alabama 99. More information: Jason McMahan 256-233-7678. On Saturday, call 256-233-5544.

    April 12, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/11/14

    SATURDAY
    ALH health fair

    Free body fat analysis, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, bone density screenings and more will be available from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Health Fair at the Limestone County Courthouse Square. Numerous health care vendors will be on-site. Also, water and nonperishable food donations accepted for Limestone County Churches Involved.

    April 11, 2014

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    April 11, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/10/14

    SATURDAY
    Plant and bake sale

    Athens Garden Club annual Plant and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 12, at the downtown Athens Farmers Market. A variety of plants and culinary choices available. The event helps support the Athens Garden Club's scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in Limestone County who major in horticulture, agriculture, or other related fields. More information: athensgardenclub@aol.com.

    April 10, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 4/10/14

    April 10, 2014

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