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AREA COMMUNITY NEWS

Birmingham, Stockport

Apr 09, 2014

BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham’s annual Easter egg hunt will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in City Park.

The hunt will be divided into three age groups: 0-3, 4-7 and 8-12.

Dean and Sandy Bass and helpers are in charge.

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Birmingham Lions Club members will meet for a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Birmingham Lions Building.

The April committee is Ann Boley and Alice Stortz.

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The annual meeting of the Birmingham Development Corporation will be at 7 p.m. April 17 at the Birmingham Library.

Verne Ramsey’s term is expiring, but he is running for another three-year term.

Dennis Topping is president. Kathy Morris is vice president. Ann Boley is secretary. Eddie Spees and Ramsey are directors.

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The recent coyote hunters supper held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Building was well attended.

The event was hosted by coyote hunters to thank landowners for allowing hunting on their properties.

Jane Adams and Keith Pratt were the winners of the guns given away in a drawing.

Monte Unkrich and J.D. Kann were the winners of $25 gift cards.

— Arlene Lyon, Ledger correspondent

 

STOCKPORT

The B.A.T.T.L.E. Youth Group collected cans for the Imagine No More Malaria mission project. They turned in $50 to give toward this project.

The youth group will meet 5:30-7 p.m. today at Stockport United Methodist Church.

The group’s last meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. April 16. They will be dismissed for the summer and will resume after Labor Day in September.

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The Stockport Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring the annual Shower for Veterans donation campaign. Collections will be accepted today through April 23. Boxes in Stockport will be at State Central Bank, the post office and the senior site at Heritage Center.

Items being collected include: personal grooming items, such as shaving cream, razors, deodorant, toothpaste, Polygrip for dentures, dental floss, mouthwash; writing supplies, such as postage stamps, stationary, pens, pencils; crossword puzzles, books, including word searches, puzzles, paperback books; new clothing, such as white extra-large T-shirts, white socks; and new DVD’s.

Monetary donations can be dropped off at State Central Bank. The auxiliary adds $100 to the community donations collected.

All items will be delivered to the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City.

Call Gerri Lyon at 319-796-4427 with any questions.

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The week of April 14-18 is National Library Week.

The Stockport Library is inviting everyone to visit the library to check out the changes made inside and outside.

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Stockport United Methodist Church will have an Easter breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. April 20. The menu will include biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, rolls, drink and more.

The Easter service begins at 9 a.m.

Everyone is welcome.

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Stockport United Methodist Church will have a taco supper beginning at 5:30 p.m. April 23. A freewill donation will be taken up, with the proceeds split between two projects: the Snack in a Sack summer program, and the Imagine No More Malaria campaign.

— Beverly Runyon, Ledger correspondent­­­

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