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March 8, 2013

Limestone Ledger 3/8/13

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WEDNESDAY

Blood drive at Tanner High

A Red Cross blood drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the gymnasium lobby at Tanner High School, 12060 Sommers Road.

Financial speaker

Jay Livingston, vice president of global marketing at Bank of America in New York, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Sandridge Student Center ballroom at Athens State University.  The lecture, sponsored by the Livingston Concert Lecture Series, is free to the public.

UPCOMING

Rescue Squad garage sale

The Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad is in need of saleable items for an upcoming garage sale. Call to arrange pickup or drop off items at 1401 Freeman Ave. All types of items needed. Contact: J.R. Creel 256-434-6355.

ONGOING

Vidalia onions sale

The Athens Ladies Civitan club is taking orders for Vidalia onions. Onions are $10 for 10 pounds. Order deadline is April 12. Projected delivery date is early May. Orders taken by phone at 256-232-2865 or 256-729-1255 or mail at P.O. Box 1814, Athens, AL 35612. Mail checks by May 1 payable to ALCC. Include name, address and phone number.

MEETINGS

• Women’s conference. A planning meeting for the seventh annual women’s conference will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the RICMBA Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road in Athens.

• Master Gardeners. The Limestone County Master Gardener Assoc. will meet at noon Monday, March 11, in the Extension Office on Market Street in Athens. Denise Woodring of Green Thumb Garden Consulting and Design will speak on rain gardens and how to work with run-off and wet areas.

• Cancer survivor dinner. An American Cancer Society support group meeting for cancer survivors and caregivers will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Shoney’s on U.S. 72 East. Contact: 256-232-6455.

•Republicans. The Limestone County Republican Party will meet Tuesday, March 12, at LuVici’s Restaurant in Athens. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m.; meeting begins at 6:30. Guest speaker is John McMillan, commissioner of Agriculture & Industries.

• Garden Club. Athens Garden Club members and guests will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center. Chris Becker with Alabama Cooperative Extension will present the program, “Garden Insects and Pests.”



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.

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