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AREA COMMUNITY NEWS

Birmingham, Stockport

Oct 02, 2013

BIRMINGHAM

The Over 50 and Fabulous Red Hat Lades will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pizza Ranch in Fairfield.

Donna Kennedy and Shirley Burk will be hostesses.

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The Birmingham Homecoming committee will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Birmingham Lions Building.

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The Presbyterian Ladies will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the church.

Roll-call response will be a Bible verse about faith.

A thanks offering will be taken.

Donna R. Corry will have the devotions and the program.

Judy Williams will be hostess.

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The Methodist church board will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the church.

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The Friends of Birmingham will have a trash and treasure sale Oct. 12-13 in City Park.

All donated items are welcome. Contact Harry Anderson at 319-498-4201 for times to leave items at the log cabin in the park.

All proceeds from the trash and treasure sale will be used for park and community improvements.

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Birmingham residents can set up sales tables in City Park Oct. 12-13 during the Friends of Birmingham trash and treasure sale.

Set up is free.

Oct. 12-13 is the weekend of the Villages of Van Buren Scenic Drive Festival.

— Arlene Lyon, Ledger correspondent

 

STOCKPORT

The Stockport Public Library has added new books to the children’s section. The new books include: “Llama Llama and the Bully Goat” and “Llama Llama Time to Share” by Anna Dewdney;

“If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” “It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse!,” “Time for School, Mouse!” and “If You Take a Mouse To School” by Laura Numeroff;

“What was I Scared of?” by Dr. Seuss; Magic Tree House No. 50, “Hurry Up, Houdini!” by Mary Pope Osborne; and “Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm” by Megan McDonald.

New adult fiction books added are:

“12th of Never,” a Woman’s Murder Club series, by James Patterson; and “Rose Harbor in Bloom” by Debbie Macomber.

In the adult nonfiction, new books are:

“The Butler” by Wil Haygood, a true story about a butler who went through eight presidential inaugurations at the White House.

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The Stockport Public Library would like to remind everyone September was Library Card Sign-up Month. Everyone is invited to stop in and sign up for a free library card or to renew cards older than three years old.

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The youth ministries of Be All That The Lord Expects, known as B.A.T.T.L.E., will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday at the Stockport United Methodist Church. All children in the community, preschool through eighth grade, are invited to attend for the sharing of great stories, up-beat music and fun activities to learn more about God’s great love.

For more information or to assist with the youth ministries, call Shirley Munford at 319-796-4330.

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Stockport City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Stockport City Hall.

Anyone wishing to address the mayor and council should call city hall by Friday during business hours to be placed on the agenda.

— Beverly Runyon, Ledger correspondent

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