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April 6, 2014

Limestone Ledger 4/6/14

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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.

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP free motivational reading program for children ages 3-13 will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Lunch and transportation provided. Registration information: 256-216-5668.

Clothing giveaway

Women Empowering Women Inc. will hold a clothing giveaway from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park at the corner of Hine Street and Westview Avenue. The event includes a free meal. Open to the public.

Cemetery cleanup

The Lentzville Cemetery Committee will clean the cemetery on Saturday. Rain date is April 19. Anyone with loved ones buried there are invited to help. More information: Billy McNatt 256-232-1601.

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Seniors nutrition program

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program is still open to age 60 year and older in Limestone county who meet certain income requirements. Applications are available at all area senior centers. If approved, $30 in coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables from the Athens Farmers Market will be mailed to the home after May 15.

Johnston Cemetery upkeep

Funds are need for the upkeep of Johnston Cemetery on Mooresville Road. Send donations to: Marjorie B. Pepper, 27191 Capshaw Road, Athens, AL 35613.

Walking tours

Free guided one-hour walking tours of Athens historic districts will be offered each Saturday in April. Tours begin 10 a.m. at the Athens-Limestone County Visitors Center at Big Spring Memorial Park. More information: 256-232-5411.

SilverSneakers classes

SilverSneakers flex strength and balance classes are held 8:30-9:15 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Athens Senior Center on Pryor Street. Flex cardio and strength classes are held 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Round Island Baptist Church. All are welcome. No charge but donations accepted.  More information: Janet Hunt 256-614-3530.

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