Our partners are the backbone of our foundation and together we have accomplished so much. Our “Planting a Legacy” Capital Campaign to raise funds for the new library was an effort that encompassed the entire community.

Southard Society

Southard Society members are contributors who have planned estate gifts to leave for the Athens-Limestone Public Library Foundation. To learn more about the history of Shelby Southard and the Southard Society click here. If you are interested in joining this distinguished list of Southard Society members, please contact Anna Clem.

Mrs. Mary Byrd
Dr. Milly Caudle
Dr. Frank Cauthen
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dean
Mrs. Doris Estes
Mr. James Garino
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Laurita
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Taylor

Cottonseed Coalition

The Athens-Limestone Public Library Foundation’s Cottonseed Coalition is made up of generous contributors who have chosen a commitment of monthly giving. These recurring gifts are crucial to the operation of our Foundation and to continue the mission of the Athens-Limestone Public Library and it’s Foundation. To learn more or to join the Cottonseed Coalition click here.

Emily & Tom Clem
Anna Clem
Naomi & Andy Dubois
Dana Henry
Sandra & James Hickman
Caroline Page
Linda Tinker
Melissa Ward

Capital Campaign | Planting a Legacy


City of Athens
The Dekko Foundation
The Limestone County Commission
Ed Mitchell
Shelby Southard


A family who loves Athens & Limestone County


ALPLF Demolition Volunteers:
Ron Altergott
Ken Fleming
Joe McDonald
David Seibert
Terri & Andy Beasley
Monya & Mitch Claborn
The Steelcase Foundation


The Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Susan E. Anderson
Venita Stith


Athena League
Linda & Jimmy Beasley
Dr. Mildred Caudle
Naomi & Andy DuBois
James E. Garino
Garth Family
Bill R. Hunt Family
Limestone County Legislative Delegation
Limestone Drug Company
Drs. Nancy and Joseph McDonald
Susan & Bill Ming
Osborne’s Jewelers
Molly & John Plunk


Alfa Insurance Foundation
Athens-Limestone Hospital
John H. Baughman
BBVA Compass Foundation
Janis & Bill Beasley
Mary & Cliff Byrd
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Dr. Frank M. Cauthen
Kristi & Jim Christopher
Emily & Tom Clem
Doris & Tom Dean
Dearman Family
Beth & Gerry Donley
Donna & Jackie L. DuBois
Federal Mogul Corporation Sealing Systems
Phyllis & James Fowler
Doris W. & Lifford French
Friends of the Library
Martha & Henry Griggs
Marshia Hewitt
Isom’s Orchards
La Famiglia Laurita
Barbara & Frank McCollum
The Mell Group, LLC
Dianne & Jerry Newby
Lisa & Alston Noah
Kelli & Mark Powers
Doris Walker
Suzanne & Doyle Weeks


American Leakless Company, LLC
Aviagen – North America
Bank Independent
Jackie & Fred Bickley
Marc Collins
Booi Bryan Crafts
Custom Polymers P.E.T.
Delta Kappa Gamma – Omicron Chapter
Eastside Pharmacy & Custom Compounding, Inc.
Doris & R. B. “Buzz” Estes
Ann & William Gordon
Joy & Frank Graham
The V. Hendrix Family
Cheryl & Keith Hill
Dr. Gregory S. Holliday
Jo & Rod Huffman
Johnson, Feigley, Newton & Brand LLP
Cynthia & Quinn Leonard
Mary & Jackie Leonard
Betty & Douglas Logan
Dr. Kyle McDonald
Martha & James Newby
Betty Dean & Julian Newman
Dr. Chris Otto
Reliance Bank
Russell Sisters
Seibert Family
John Sheppard & Carrie Wotruba
TRAIL Youth Organization
Susan & Allen Todd
Valley Motors of Athens, Inc.
Melissa & Anthony Ward
Cherry Anne & Bill Ward
Ruth & David Whitten
Whitt’s Barbecue, Inc.
Addie Woodroof Wilson Family

Become a Partner

If you would like to partner with us, fill out the form below and one of our staff members will get back to you.

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