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October 18, 2013

Limestone Ledger 10/18/13

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MONDAY

Spaghetti fundraiser

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser meals for Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., and from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Vietnam Veterans Building on West Elm Street in Athens. All you can eat for $6 includes spaghetti, bread, salad, drink and dessert. More information: Roxanne Haggermaker 256-206-6702.

Obamacare discussion

Stan Johnson of Alabama Arise! will lead a discussion of the Affordability Care Act, more popularly known as Obamacare, 1 p.m. Monday at Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 549 West Elm Street, Athens. The non-partisan, non-political presentation, which will include a question-and-answer session, is hosted by Athens Housing Authority and is open to the community.

TUESDAY

Used book sale

Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.

Candy donations

Limestone County Young Republicans are collecting candy to donate to DHR for foster children for Halloween. Donations are accepted until Oct. 22, and can be dropped off at The Bakery at Elkmont, 23925 Thach Road, Elkmont, or brought to the next monthly meeting.

THURSDAY

Harvest festival

Limestone Lodge at 1523 W. Hobbs St., is holding an Open House/Harvest Festival at 5 p.m. Thursday. The public is invited for festivities that include food, fun, games and prizes including one for Best Halloween Costume. Sponsored by the Activity Department.

Gun law meeting

An informational meeting with Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely on Alabama’s new gun law will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena, Alabama 99, in Athens. All tea party supporters and National Rifle Association members invited. The Athens-Limestone Tea Party and the NRA are sponsors. More information: 256-777-2526.

UPCOMING

Pancake breakfast items needed

The American Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary are in need of items for their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser to be held Oct. 26. The event helps support youth programs such as Boys State, Girls State and Legion baseball. Items needed include: pancake mix, syrup, sausage, bacon, butter, coffee, milk and orange juice. The Post home is at 124 Cloverleaf Drive in Athens.

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