The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

February 2, 2013

Limestone Ledger 2/3/13


— MONDAY

RSVP income tax service

RSVP income tax counseling for the elderly begins Monday, Feb. 4, and will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at the First Baptist Church Youth Activity Center at the corner of Pryor and Clinton streets. No appointments. No cost to clients. Bring last year’s tax return, Social Security numbers and birthdates for each member household, W-2 forms and 1099s if applicable. Contact: RSVP 256-232-7207.

TUESDAY

Foster/adoptive parent class

Limestone County Foster and Adoptive Parent Class orientation will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Limestone County Department of Human Resources, 1007 W. Market St. Classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays for 10 weeks beginning Feb. 12 at the same location. Contact: Angela Mayberry 256-216-6401.

THURSDAY

Table Talk: Capital punishment

Dr. Fisher Humphries from Samford University will lead a discussion on justice and mercy as they apply to capital punishment in Alabama at noon Thursday in the parlor at Founders Hall. Feel free to bring lunch.

FRIDAY

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Clements Baptist Church, 8690 U.S. 72 West. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Feb. 7, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided.  Registration and information contact: 256-216-5668.

ONGOING

Tax Service Counseling

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program income-tax service will begin from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at First Baptist Church Youth Activity Center at the corner of Pryor and Clinton streets in downtown Athens. Sessions will continue every Monday and Thursday until April 15. No appointments will be given. Returns will be filed at no cost to the client. If interested, please bring tax returns from last year, Social Security numbers for each person in the household, birth dates for each person in the household, W-2 form(s) and 1099 form(s), if applicable. For more information, call Dean Morgan of RSVP at 256-232-7207.

UPCOMING

Tree seedlings giveaway

Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful will have a tree seedlings giveaway for Limestone County residents only at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Big Spring Memorial Park in Athens to help reforest areas of Alabama hardest hit by April 2011 tornadoes. Visit KeepAthensLimestoneBeautiful.com for a list of tree species available, and an order form to print, complete, and bring to the event. Contact: KALB 256-233-8728 or KeepALBeautiful@att.net.

MEETINGS

• Healing Hearts. The Healing Hearts Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Education Department at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Call 256-233-9536 to sign up or find Healing Hearts of Limestone County on Facebook for more information. The group meets the first Monday of each month.

• AHS Class of ’56. Athens High School Class of 1956 will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Logan’s in Athens for a Dutch-treat lunch. Contact: Mary 256-729-6709.

• Fitting the Pieces. A network group for parents that have children with autism will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church in Athens. Contact: Todd Tomerlin 256-431-3511 or email limestonecounty@autism.alabama.org.

• American Legion. Post 49 and the Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at 124 Cloverleaf Drive in Athens. Contact: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023.

• Autism Society. The Autism Society of Alabama will hold a meeting from 8-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church for volunteers wanting to help with the April 13 autism walk. Contact: Todd Tomerlin 256-431-3511 or email limestonecounty@autism.alabama.org.

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. Mail or bring submissions to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611; email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or fax to 256-233-7753.