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Calendar of Events

August 7, 2013

Limestone Ledger 8/7/13

FRIDAY

Benefit yard sale

A benefit yard sale will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9-10, for cancer patient Jeff Miller, son of Margie and Ray Gold at 200 Hastings Road, next to Lindsay Lane Baptist Church. Contact: 256-232-5380.

Back-to-school jam

Believe to Achieve, a nonprofit community advocacy group, will host a back-to-school jam and school supply giveaway from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Jimmy Gill Park at 340 W. Sanderfer Road. The free event includes door prizes, food and entertainment. The public is invited. Contact: 256-874-7457.

SATURDAY

Bee symposium

The North Alabama Beekeeping Symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Calhoun Community College in the Aerospace Building. The event is sponsored by the Limestone County Beekeepers Association. Contact: Lionel Evans 256-232-9073.

Blood drives

A Red Cross blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Mount Carmel Church of Christ fellowship building, 7805 U.S. 72 West. A blood drive will also be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday in honor of Jacob DuBois at Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall, 28430 Pinedale Road in Ardmore.

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: 256-216-5668.

NAACP membership rally

The Limestone NAACP will hold a membership rally from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at 17308 U.S. 72 West. Free hot dogs and soft drinks. Contact: Wilbert Woodruff 256-227-8489.

Family reunion

A reunion of family and friends of Lucy Haggard Moss Tribble and George Edward Tribble will be held from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena on Alabama 99. Participants are asked to bring a covered dish and drinks. Contact: 256-262-9207 or 256-233-3616.

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