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March 29, 2014

Limestone Ledger 3/29/14

SATURDAY

Firefighter breakfast

Dutch-treat firefighter breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. today at Bojangles on U.S. 72 East. More information: Paul Irons 256-232-5402.

Free Dump Day

Limestone residents may take a truck or trailer load of trash free of charge to the Transfer Station at 16100 BFI Lane, (just before 7-Mile Post Road), from 7 a.m. to noon today. Maximum of four tires; no hazardous waste; appliances with Freon must have compressor removed or Freon removal certificate; no contractors. More information: 256-729-8505. Determine what is recyclable: 256-233-8746.

Sandlin Cemetery cleanup

A Sandlin Cemetery spring workday will begin at 8 a.m. today. Everyone with someone buried there is asked to participate. Bad weather makeup day is the following Saturday. More information: 256-729-1485.

Pleasant Point Cemetery

Pleasant Point Cemetery cleanup day is today. Everyone with someone buried there is asked to participate. More information: Carrie Durham 256-777-4534 or Stanley Downs 256-729-6746.

Orchids in Spring

Heart of Dixie Orchid Society is hosting an annual show and sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Double Tree Suites, 6000 Memorial Parkway at Martin Road. There will be re-potting demos at noon and 2 p.m. both days. Event includes children’s activities. Free admission. Cameras welcome.

Free meal

A free meal of chicken stew, crackers, dessert and drink will be available at noon today at 503 S. Hine St. in Athens. More information: Bill Downs 256-431-1780.

ONGOING

Disaster kit items needed

RSVP/HandsOn Athens is preparing disaster kits for senior citizens and needs donated items to include: Small flashlights with extra batteries, whistles, manual can opener, first-aid kits, moist towelettes, hand sanitizers, garbage bags, zip lock plastic bags, playing cards, toilet tissue and pocket-size tissue. Deliver to RSVP, 409 W. Washington St. by March 31.

Rescue Squad drop-off

Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad is accepting donations for an upcoming garage sale at 1401 Freeman Avenue, Athens. Saleable items only.

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