The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

November 27, 2012

Limestone Ledger 11/27/12


The News Courier

TODAY

Zumba party


Athens ladies Civitan will hold a Zumba party at 6 tonight during its monthly meeting at the First National Bank community room at the corner of Lindsay Lane and U.S. 72 East. Instructor will be Cynthia Boris from the Athens-Limestone Hospital Wellness Center. Guests welcome. Contact: Alice Cosco 256-241-7371.

WEDNESDAY

Angel tree


Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep will host an Angel Tree from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday at their 907 S. Clinton St. location in Athens. Contact: 256-232-8787.

SATURDAY

Coffee Call


Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives Coffee Call for area veterans and spouses will be sponsored by Paul and Susan Neely and Jill Golden of Home Treasures from 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday at the museum at 100 W. Pryor Street. For more information, contact Sandy Thompson at the museum at 256-771-7578.

 

Benefit breakfast

The Bethel, Tenn. Lodge 194 F&AM will serve a buffet breakfast to benefit charity from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the Lodge building. Public invited. Nonperishable food items are being collected for the food bank.

Eaton breakfast

All former employees of Eaton Corporation are invited to breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday at Shoney’s on U.S. 72 in Athens. Contact: Charlotte Pack 256-232-7404.

Goodsprings open house

A nonprofit Christmas open house will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the Goodsprings Community Center, 18 miles west of Athens on Alabama 99. Jewelry, makeup, candles, lotions, totes, crafts and more will be available. Door prizes and refreshments. Contact: Rhonda Long 256-729-8121.

Respite Night

A special Caregiver’s Night Out respite for Christmas shopping will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Nov. 29, at 256-232-7207.

SUNDAY

Old-Time Christmas musical


An old-time Christmas musical will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Senior Center on Pryor Street. Performers will include Denver and Tina Betts; Threefold; Cornerstone; Sister Grace and Forgiven Four. Proceeds will benefit medical expenses for cancer victim Vicki Bedingfield. Tickets are $5 at the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives or at the door the day of the program.

ONGOING

Athens/Limestone County books sale


Friends of the Archives have reduced the price of some of their best-selling books. You can purchase “Treasures of Athens and Limestone County” for $50; “Athens, AL 1861-1865” for $30; “Letters to L&N” for $25; and “Diary of R.B. Meadows” for $10. New books available include “Athens Post and Weekly Post of 1867” and “Schools of Athens and Limestone County,” each $35. Books may be purchased at the Limestone County Archives, Pablo’s on Market and U.G. White. Contact Archives at 256-233-6404.

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.

MEETINGS

• Athens Garden Club. Athens Garden Club will meet 9 a.m. Wednesday in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church. The meeting is open to members and their guests. This is a working meeting for making and delivering wreaths for the Hanging of the Green.

• Tea Party Patriots. The Athens/Limestone Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at 100 Beatty St., Athens. For more information, call 256-232-9051 or 256-777-2526. All are welcome.

• Tremor support. The North Alabama Essential Tremor Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Madison Wellness Center, 8391 U.S. 72 in Madison. Discussion will center on effective coping strategies for dealing with holiday stress. There will also be a small gift exchange. Essential tremor is a neurological condition that affects an estimated 10 million Americans.

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.