The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

August 18, 2013

Limestone Ledger 8/18/13


The News Courier

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.

SUNDAY

Step Study

Celebrate Recovery is hosting Step Study from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Friendship North, 21960 Easter Ferry Road in Elkmont. Cost: $5 per book. Four books total. Contact: Jan Sanders 256-232-4906 or cr@friendshipumc.org.

ONGOING

Duck and Run registration

Registration is open for the Sept. 21 KALB 10th annual 5K race and fun run. Details and online registration are available at KALBCares.com and active.com. More information: KALBCares@gmail.com or call 256-233-8728.

MEETINGS

• NAACP. The Limestone County NAACP general membership meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at the Athens Chamber of Commerce, 101 Beaty St. Old and new members welcome. Contact: Wilbert Woodruff 256-227-8489.

• Friends of the Archives. The Friends of the Archives quarterly meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 202 E. Washington St., the home on the corner of Clinton and Washington streets. The public is invited. More information: 256-233-6404.

• Partners in Pink. Partners in Pink Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Athens-Limestone Hospital education room. Guest speaker Eddie Falconberry of The Falcon’s Nest will discuss skin care for the cancer patient. Contact: Tammy Woodward 256-206-6052.

• VFW. Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary will gather for snacks, fellowship and the monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Post, 4765 N. Jefferson St. Contact: Fred 256-233-0213.

• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees chapter 1480 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Veterans Museum on Pryor Street in Athens. Meeting subject is new legislative districts and representatives. Breakfast served.  Contact: Dean Morgan 256-233-0248.

Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Email submissions to ed@athensnews-courier.com, fax to 256-233-7753 or bring to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611.