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Birmingham, Stockport

Oct 02, 2013


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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



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.


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.


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.


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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