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July 16, 2013

Limestone Ledger 7/16/13

TUESDAY

Party in Pink

The Party in Pink Athens Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 6 tonight at the Athens-Limestone Hospital in the Education Room. Our guest speaker with be Eddie Falconberry with Falcon's Nest skin care products.

ET lecture

Astrobiologist Richard B. Hoover will present a lecture, “Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life,” at 7 tonight in the chapel on the second floor of Athens State University’s Founders Hall.

Chicken stew

The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. today. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. Information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

Blood drive

Athens High School Future Business Leaders of American is hosting a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. today at Friendship United Methodist Church, 16479 Lucas Ferry Road. The drive is to benefit the Red Cross for Oklahoma tornado relief. Food provided for

donors.

Beginning Spanish classes

Registration is underway at The Learn to Read office at the Quad-Plex, 110 Thomas St., Suite 115, in Athens for beginning Spanish classes. Classes begin 6:30-8 tonight. $60 registration fee includes a textbook. Must contact in advance at 256-230-3050, ltr@pclnet.net,  or visit the office.

FRIDAY

Positive Look

The Positive Look support group for the blind and visually impaired, family and friends will host speakers Gayla Amerson and Kim Roberts between 10 a.m. and noon Friday, July 19, at the Athens Recreation Center on U.S. 31. Bring refreshments to share. Contact: Wynell Reynolds 256-232-1493.

Singing on the Square

Dixon Todd and Southern Splendor Chorus will be featured at Singing on the Square which begins at 6 p.m. Friday, July 19 on the east side of Limestone County Courthouse. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged.

SATURDAY

Robinson reunion

Descendents of the Hezekiah Robinson family will meet Saturday, July 20, at the old train depot in Elkmont. Lunch at noon. Covered dishes requested. Contact: 256-732-4548.

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  • Limestone Ledger 4/13/14

    TUESDAY
    • Chicken stew
    The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
    Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
    Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast, salad, dessert and drink. Take out or eat in. Proceeds benefit the VVA scholarship fund. More information: 256-206-5399.

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    W.L. VFD egg hunt

    West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is having a Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. The fire department is 15 miles north of Athens on Alabama 99. More information: Jason McMahan 256-233-7678. On Saturday, call 256-233-5544.

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    SATURDAY
    ALH health fair

    Free body fat analysis, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, bone density screenings and more will be available from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Health Fair at the Limestone County Courthouse Square. Numerous health care vendors will be on-site. Also, water and nonperishable food donations accepted for Limestone County Churches Involved.

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