The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

April 28, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/28/13

The News Courier


SUNDAY



Confederate memorial service



The Joseph E Johnston chapter 198, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will hold its annual memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Confederate Circle at Athens City Cemetery. The public is invited. Contact:  Linda Watson 256-232-8209.

Spring Concert



The Athens State Community Band 10th annual Spring Concert will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Athens State University gymnasium. The concert is free to the public. Contact: 256-233-8296.

WEDNESDAY



Boy Scouts breakfast



The Boy Scouts Community Breakfast fundraiser will be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Beasley Center in Athens. Individual seats are $75 and tables are $500. Guest speaker is UNA football coach Bobby Wallace. The Heart of an Eagle Award will be presented to several area organizations. Reservations contact: Holly Hollman 256-262-1399.

THURSDAY



Jessica Elkins Fun Run



The Jessica Elkins Fun Run and free vaccination clinic will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Cowart Elementary School at 1701 W. Hobbs St. Clinic is for ages 11 to 21. Fun Run participants will be hit with water guns and paint and should bring goggles, old T-shirt and towel.

UPCOMING



AHS Class of ’68 reunion



The 45-year reunion of the Athens High School Class of 1968 will be held Saturday, May 25, at Yesterday’s Event Center. Class members and friends who have not received invitations may contact Lakin Collins at 256-232-3498 (day) or 256-232-8962 (night).

ONGOING



KALB auction items needed



Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful is accepting donated items for a live auction to raise funds for KALB programs. Artwork, tools, furniture, toys and games, working electronics, garden tools and household items are needed. No clothing. Drop off at KALB during open hours at 125 East St. Contact: 256-233-8728.

AHS Greenhouse



The Athens High School Greenhouse is open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturdays and 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays. All hanging baskets are $8. Vegetables are $1.50 per six-pack. Macho ferns are $5. Assorted plants available.

CEMETERY CLEANUPS



• Johnston Cemetery on Mooresville Road is requesting funds for upkeep. Donations can be sent to: Marjorie Pepper, 27191 Capshaw Road, Athens, AL 35613.



• Bethel Cemetery on U.S. 72 East requests all items be removed from graves by May 1 for beginning of mowing season. Saddles and connected vases are allowed to remain.



MEETINGS



• Cancer survivor dinner. An American Cancer Society dinner and meeting for cancer survivors, caregivers and guests will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, April 29, at First Baptist Church Family Life Center. Door prizes, speakers, entertainment, covered dish optional. Contact: 256-232-6455.



• AHS Class of ’56. The Athens High School Class of 1956 will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Fried Tomato Buffet in Ardmore, Tenn., for a Dutch-treat lunch. Contact: Betty Richardson 256-777-0516.

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.