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November 18, 2012

Limestone Ledger 11/18/12

SUNDAY

Community Thanksgiving service

The Athens-Limestone Ministerial Association will have a community Thanksgiving service at 6 tonight hosted by First Baptist Church in Athens. Those in attendance are requested to bring nonperishable items to help “stuff a truck” for Limestone County Churches Involved.

MONDAY

Benefit jewelry sale

The Athens-Limestone Hospital Education Department will sponsor a $5 jewelry sale from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The sale will be held at the education department, located at the Sanders Street entrance. Proceeds will benefit the Athens-Limestone Hospital Auxiliary scholarship fund.

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. Information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

FRIDAY

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will not be held Friday but a special respite for Christmas shopping will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Nov. 29 at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

East Limestone Boy Scout Troop 7236 will hold their sixth annual Fraser Fir Christmas trees sale from Saturday Nov. 24 through Dec. 18. The sale location is the corner of East Limestone and Capshaw roads at the old Reliance Bank lot. Proceeds will be used to purchase troop camping equipment.

ONGOING

Holiday Home Tour

Athens Ladies Civitan Club is selling tickets for their Holiday Home Tour to be held from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For information on homes to be toured and ticket locations, contact Carolyn Stair 256-233-0258 or Carol Malone 256-232-2865.

UPCOMING

“Crowns” ad deadline extended

The deadline to advertise in the souvenir program for the Frank Travis production of the musical gospel “Crowns” has been extended to Wednesday, Dec. 5. Proceeds benefit Athens-Limestone Community Association’s Fort Henderson/Trinity School Project. Ads can be placed with Carolyn Williams 256-777-9727 or Richard Martin 256-278-1262.

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