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October 15, 2013

Limestone Ledger 10/15/13

TODAY

Chicken stew


The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. Contact: Bob Borden 256-509-1306. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

Book of Revelation study

Robbie White, director of religious studies at Athens State University, will host a study of the Book of Revelation from 6:30-8 tonight at the Center for Lifelong Learning in Athens. Free event open to public.

WEDNESDAY

Blood drive


American Red Cross and Athens State University will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the ASU Sandridge Student Center ballroom. Bring photo ID or American Red Cross donor card. Contact: Tena Bullington at 256-233-8243.

$2 flu shots

The Limestone County Health Department will hold a drive-through seasonal flu shot clinic from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at the Athens SportsPlex on U.S. 31 North. Cost is $2. No out-of-pocket cost if you present Medicare Part A & B Insurance card. Contact: 256-232-3200.

THURSDAY

Athens Fire Auxiliary tournament


Athens Fire and Rescue Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday at Canebrake Club. Activities begin with 11:30 a.m. lunch followed by 12:45 p.m. rules meeting and 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $400 per four-person team. Mulligan package is $20 per player. Proceeds go to local charities, including Shop With a Firefighter at Christmas. To register or sponsor, call Chris Gillman at  256-874-5638 or David Andrews at 256-431-1585.

SATURDAY

Hispanic Heritage Festival


The public is invited to the Hispanic Heritage Festival Saturday at Swan Creek in Athens. From 1-5 p.m., attendees can hear authentic music and dance. At 2 p.m., they can sample each country’s dish of Arroz Con Pollo. There will be salsa dance lessons and face painting for children. To volunteer or donate, contact Maria Taylor 256-233-0226 or MariaTaylor88@yahoo.com.

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    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.
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    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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    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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    ALH health fair

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