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4/1/2014 10:06:00 AM
Around Williams: week of April 2
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Greater Williams Community Fund grant submissions close April 4

Those who would like to apply for a Greater Williams Community Fund grant and have not done so should contact Kris Vasquez at (928) 863-2467. The grant process ends on April 4. All grants this year will be done online, so applicants will need special instruction if they have not already received it or did not attend the instruction meeting held on January 23.

Kiwanis seeks craft fair vendors

The Williams Kiwanis Club is seeking vendors for its first "Gateway to the Grand Canyon Arts and Crafts Fair" May 16-17.

The fair will be at the rodeo grounds on Rodeo Road. On May 16 the fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on May 17 the fair will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kiwanis will sell lunch on May 16, breakfast on May 17 and drinks and desserts on both days.

Kiwanis has unlimited outdoor spaces available for $50. Applications are due by May 1.

This fair is a fundraiser for the Williams Kiwanis Club with all proceeds from vendor rent, food/drink sales and auction items to benefit Williams area children through scholarships and other activities.

Applications are available from Cathy at (928) 216-0316 or

Fire Department has free smoke alarms

The Williams Fire Department would like to help anyone that is need of a CO2 alarm, smoke alarm or fire extinguisher for residents' homes. Those who are in need may contact Williams City Hall at (928) 635-4451.

TOPS craft sale April 4-5

Arizona TOPS AZ Chapter 054 is putting on a craft sale and yard sale April 4 and 5. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Family Harvest Church, 220 S. Seventh St. Donated items can be dropped off at the church with Cathy or Patty on Friday or Saturday morning.

Ducky Egg race to benefit Williams Aquatic Center

The Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center is putting on its annual "Ducky Egg Race" on April 12. The proud owners of the winning "eggs" will receive one of three monetary prizes: first prize, $100; second prize, $50; third prize, $25. The money raised will be used to sponsor special events at the Williams Aquatic Center, like free swim days during the summer. "Egg" numbers will be for sale on April 5 in front of Safeway. Egg numbers are also available from any member of the Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center until the event. Egg numbers are one for $5 or five for $20. Please help support the local swimming pool.

Free tax preparation April 2

AARP is offering free income tax preparation in Williams on April 2. It will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Lutheran Church, 202 W. Grant Ave. There are no age or income restrictions for this service.

Attendees should bring photo ID for themselves and their spouse, original social security or ITIN cards for all household members, proof of income including all W2s and 1099 forms, all other important tax documents, name, address, tax ID number and money paid to child care providers last year, account and routing numbers for direct deposit and a copy of last year's tax return. If filing jointly, both adults must be present to sign the return.

More information and alternative dates and sites are available from Eileen Sherlock with the United Way at (928) 773-9013.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser April 11

The Williams Kiwanis Club will put on a spaghetti dinner April 11 to raise money for scholarships. The dinner is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Williams Rodeo Barn at the corner of Airport and Rodeo roads. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for kids ages 12 and younger.

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