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August 18, 2013

Limestone Ledger 8/18/13

TODAY

Tyler Reunion

The Tyler family reunion will be held at 10 a.m. today, Aug. 18, at the Masonic Hall on Elm Street in Athens. Attendees are requested to bring a covered dish for a noon meal. Contact: Betty Dollar 256-729-6042.

McLemore/Blakely reunion

The McLemores and Blakelys family reunion is from noon until 4 p.m. today, Aug. 18, at Owens Community Center. Attendees are requested to bring a covered dish. Everyone welcome. Contact: 256-232-3019.

MONDAY

VVA fundraiser

Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser for Vietnam Veterans of America will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Aug 19, at the Vietnam Veterans  building on West Elm Street. All you can eat, for $6, which includes spaghetti, bread, salad, drink and dessert. Contact: Roxanne Haggermaker 256-206-6702.

TUESDAY

Chicken stew

The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information: Bob Borden 256-509-1306. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

FRIDAY

Summer Art Stroll

Athens Art League will present Summer Art Stroll from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, on the Limestone County Courthouse lawn at The Square. The free event includes live music and artists exhibiting their works including several bronze western-themed sculptures by John Solomon Sandridge and Marshall Mitchell. Information: athensartsleague@gmail.com.

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Aug. 22, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Charity fashion show

Back-To-School Charity Fashion Show will be from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Limestone County Event Center to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. The speaker is Elkmont High School Senior and St. Jude patient Rhett Bailey. The event includes a brunch buffet and school fashions available locally and modeled by local St. Jude patients, siblings and moms. Silent auction of gift baskets. Tickets: www.northalfootsoldiers.com.

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