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April 6, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/6/13

SATURDAY

Historic walks

Athens historic Saturday walks begin today, April 6, and continue on all April Saturdays. Walkers meet at 9:45 a.m. at the Athens Visitors Center  on Beaty Street. Walks leave promptly at 10 a.m. and last about an hour. Contact: 256-232-5411.

Injured dog fundraiser

Local writer Barbara McGreger will hold a fundraiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today for Honey, a neglected pit-bull terrier recently found with a badly imbedded collar, and Town & Country Animal Hospital, which treated the dog. The event is at Pablo’s on Market Street in downtown Athens.  Proceeds from her signed books, “The Last Mile Home” and “Covered and Smothered,” will go to Samaritan’s fund of Town & Country.

Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. today at the library, 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.

Elk River cleanup

Volunteers to assist Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful in cleaning up a land and water section of the Elk River will meet at 8 a.m.  today at a central location to be announced and then disperse to cleanup locations. Trash bags, gloves, bottled water, and lunch will be provided.  Must register in advance.  Register or information: 256-233-8728 or email KeepALBeautiful@att.net.

Coffee Call

Coffee Call for area veterans and spouses, sponsored by Eugene and Jason Sanders, will be from 8-9:30 a.m. today at the Alabama Veterans Museum, 100 W. Pryor St. in Athens. Contact: Sandy at 256-771-7578.

Benefit breakfast

Bethel, Tenn., Lodge 194 F&AM will serve a buffet breakfast for charity from 7-9 a.m. today 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. today in the school’s old gym.

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