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October 3, 2013

Limestone Ledger 10/3/13

FRIDAY

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Isom’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 16230 Mooresville Road. Make reservations by noon today, Oct. 3, at 256-232-7207.

Bean Day

The annual Bean Day fundraiser will be from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at First Baptist Church Family Life Center.  Cost is $6; delivery available for 10 or more orders, but does not include a drink. Call 256-232-7199 or email janesiniard@ymail.com. More information: Jennifer Reece 256-233-6412 or Jennifer.reece@limestonecounty-al.gov.

Fiddlers Convention

The 47th annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5, at Athens State University. Musical competitions at Founders Hall begin at 7 p.m. Friday and resume at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $8 for Friday, $10 for Saturday or $15 for both days. Children ages 12 and under admitted free with parent. Tickets at the gate or in advance from ASU business office in Founders Hall at 300 N. Beaty St.

Ardmore chili cook-off

The Ardmore Center’s first chili cook-off is Friday, Oct. 4, at 25385 Main St. in Ardmore. Winning pot/recipe will be entered in the Giles County Chili Competition in Pulaski.  Contact Genesis Healthcare at 931-292-0152 to enter the contest and for more information.

Tootsie Roll Drive

The Knights of Columbus annual Tootsie Roll Drive to help support the Birdie Thornton Center and advocate for people with intellectual disabilities is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 4-6. Donation locations are Oct. 4-5: Walmart, Kmart, Hometown Grocery from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Athens Beverage from 1-8 p.m.; Oct. 6 at Walmart, Kmart and Hometown Grocery from noon until 6 p.m.

SATURDAY

Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby

Support Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful by adopting ducks for the Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby at 4 p.m. Saturday at Big Spring Memorial Park in Athens.  A $5 donation to KALB will provide one duck in the race.  A $25 donation will provide a Quack Pack of ducks (6 ducks 1 free) and a free coupon from Chick-fil-A. Prizes include the McClary Ford $1,000 Cash Grand Prize. Visit KALBCares.com for details, a prize list, and to adopt ducks online, or call 256-233-8728 for more information.

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