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November 8, 2012

Limestone Ledger 11/8/12

THURSDAY

Hospice/MADD memorial service

Hospice of Limestone County and MADD are sponsoring a communitywide memorial service “Celebration of Remembrance & Hope” at 6 tonight at Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Athens. The service is for anyone who as experienced the death of a loved one. Framed photos of loved ones are welcome. Contact: 256-232-5017.

FRIDAY

ALERA day trip

The Athens-Limestone County Education Retirees Association is holding a day trip to Pond Springs, a historic home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler and Dot’s Soul Food on Friday. Departure is at 9 a.m. from the Kmart parking lot in Athens. Contact: Jerry George 256-729-1145. 

Leadership Day

Cowart Elementary School’s Leadership Day honoring military veterans will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday. Patriotic balloon release follows the program. All veterans are welcome. Cowart is located at 1701 W. Hobbs St. Contact: 256-233-6627.

SATURDAY

Sheriff’s Coffee Call

Limestone County Sheriff’s Office Coffee Call will be held from 8-9 a.m. Saturday at the Sheriff’s Office at 101 W. Elm St., for all current, retired and former employees of law enforcement, support staff and others associated with law enforcement. Contact: 256-232-0111.

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.

Veterans Museum anniversary

The Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives will hold their 10-year anniversary celebration honoring museum founder Ken David at noon Saturday. Refreshments will follow.

Breaking Dawn Ball

The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free Breaking Dawn Ball from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday in celebration of the upcoming release of the last movie in the “Twilight” saga. Come dressed in your best Ball attire for trivia, treats, book discussion, and lots more vampire fun! For teens and older only.  Contact: 256-232-1233.

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