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November 4, 2012

Limestone Ledger 11/4/12

THURSDAY

Hospice/MADD memorial service


Hospice of Limestone County and MADD are sponsoring a communitywide memorial service “Celebration of Remembrance & Hope” at 6 p.m. Thursday 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

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.

UPCOMING

Memorial service


Hospice of Limestone County and MADD will sponsor a community wide memorial service, “Celebration of Remembrance and Hope,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Athens. The service is for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. Participants are invited to bring a framed photo of their loved one. Contact: 256-232-5017.

ONGOING

Weight loss support group


Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a weight loss support group, meets from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Mondays in Room 133 at Central Church of Christ. Contact: 256-444-8167.

E-Reader classes

The Athens-Limestone Public Library is holding free e-Reader classes October through December. To find out class dates, times and schedule a short appointment, contact Laura at 256-232-1233. 

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