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SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2007


Summer youth volunteers needed

The Volunteer Center of Morgan County continues to accept applications for summer youth volunteers.

The center needs youths ages 10 to 21.

To view a list of opportunities, visit the center at 708 Sixth Ave. S.E., or call 355-8628.

Paul Huggins

Library to hold reading program

Athens-Limestone Public Library invites all ages to participate in its summer reading program.

The program, called Get a Clue @ Your Library, includes prize drawings, story hours, movies and more. Registration begins June 5.

In addition to activities for preschool children through 12th-graders, adults will be encouraged to read books by Southern mystery author Charlaine Harris.

Teens will have programs on cyber safety and personal safety as well as board games and contests.

The program concludes with a mystery magic show July 2. A Harry Potter party will be held July 20 from 10 p.m. to midnight.

All programs except Harry Potter are free. Call 232-1233 or visit www.athenslimestone

Sons of Confederate Veterans to meet

Ed Semmes will speak at Thursday’s meeting of the Lt. J.K. McBride Camp 241 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Semmes will present a program on his ancestor, Capt. Raphael Semmes, commander of the Confederate commerce raider, CSS Alabama.

The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Board of Education building, 14131 Market St. in Moulton.

For more information call 974-0909.

Amy Pollick

Ducky Derby needs partners

Church groups, clubs, school organizations and agencies are invited to partner with the Volunteer Center of Morgan County to promote this year’s Ducky Derby.

Partners can earn money for each duck they sell. The deadline to register is May 24.

For more information, call 355-8628.

Paul Huggins

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