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Around Williams: Week of Sept. 26, 2012
Williams-Grand Canyon News

Fundraiser, yard sale this weekend

The Fall "Road to Success" fundraiser, yard sale will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the corner of East Edison and Plum. Raffles, door prizes, silent auction, tools, household items, toys, books and more will be available. The fundraiser is being held to Take Off Pounds Sensibly AZ 0541 Chapter, a non-profit weight loss/wellness group.

Toastmasters meet Oct. 3

The Route 66 Toastmasters of Williams meets the first and third Wednesday of the month 5-6:30 p.m. at Grand Canyon Coffee and Café, 125 W. Route 66. Toastmasters will meet Oct. 3 and 20, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5. For more information, call (928) 224-2977 or visit

Signup for Scholastic Clay Target program

Scholastic Clay Target Program signup for shooting year 2012-2013 will be held 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday at the Williams Recreation Center, 301 W. Railroad Ave.

The age group is for students ages 9-18. The shooting year is Oct. 1-May 31. There will be practice shoots on two weekends per month and fun shoots two times each year along with state competitions for trap, skeet and sporting clays, to select teams to go to National competitions.

The fees for the program are $15 for the shooting year. There will be fees for the shoots that are scheduled. There will be fees to shoot at the area ranges that are not yet posted.

For more information, contact John Miller at 635-4330, 853-2318 or email

Free health fair Oct. 6

A free health fair and open house will be presented by North Country Healthcare 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Williams Health Care Center, 301 S. Seventh St.

Free cholesterol screenings will be given to the first 100 visitors. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water 10 hours prior. Tours of the new mobile medical unit will be offered as well as voter registration. Also on offer are blood pressure checks, blood glucose screening, rapid HIV testing, and much more.

Mammograms by Assured Imaging will be offered. Call 1-888-233-6121 for an appointment prior to Oct. 6.

For more information, call (928) 635-4441.

Bake, craft, rummage sale Oct. 13

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 13 is hosting a craft, food and rummage sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the legion, 425 W. Grant Ave. Tables are available to rent. Call Marystella Riojas at (928) 856-1888 ASAP to reserve a table.

Youth football golf tourney Oct. 21

The Williams Youth Football Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 21 at Elephant Rocks Golf Course. The cost is $65 per golfer or $240 per team of four golfers. For more information and registration, please contact Jose Zabala at 600-7821.

Art Walk Oct. 13

Looking for a fun evening? Experience Williams' Second Saturday Art Walk 6-9 p.m. Oct. 13. Start at the Open Studio (behind Family Dollar) with great food and drinks. Pick up an art walk map at the Open Studio and follow it to the shops located along the art walk.

First Friday Feast Oct. 5

Join the congregation of St. Joseph's Church at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at St. Joseph's Church Hall, corner of Ninth and Grant, for the First Friday Feast, a Mexican feast. Enjoy tacos or burritos, beans, rice, dessert and a drink for $5. Don't miss Dolores' great food during this special feast.

Cooks needed for chili cook-off Oct. 13

The International Chili Society is seeking cooks for its Chili Shootout in Williams Oct. 13 at Wild West Junction.

Enjoy live music, food, fun and art shops while enjoying chili. Proceeds benefit Williams Own Veterans Memorial.

Categories will include red and green chili and salsa. The fee to enter is $35 for red, $25 green and $15 salsa. Prizes in the red chili division are $500 for first, $300 second and $150 third. Prizes for green chili are $300 first, $150 second and $100 third. Salsa prizes are $100 first, $75 second and $50 third.

To enter, visit For more information, call Mike Fenley at (928) 600-2530 or email

Community transition fair Oct. 9

Coconino Community College is hosting the Second Annual Community Transition Fair: Going for the Goal 2-6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Lone Tree Campus, Flagstaff.

Discover the possibilities for the future. The northern Arizona community, parents, students and advocates are invited to this free event showcasing options for transitioning from high school to post-secondary education, educational programs and services, employment, adult services and agencies and strategies for success.

Numerous vendors and agencies will be there to share information and resources, including two and four year colleges, military representatives, public health agencies, employers, service agencies and more.

Free pizza, prizes and soft drinks will be available. The event is sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Northern Arizona and Pepsi.

Persons with a disability may request reasonable accommodations by contacting Alex Purchase, Coconino Community College Disability Resources, at (928) 226-4243 or email at

Join Folklorico dancing

Folklorico dance classes open to all. The class meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Williams Rodeo Barn. Anyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Armando Padilla at 380-4637.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13 reminds auxiliary members that have not paid 2012 membership dues; they are now overdue and need to be paid now since 2013 is already here. Dues are $25. Thanks in advance for paying. For more information, call Lydia Tanori at (928) 635-2204.

Vendors needed for craft show

Vendors are needed for the Ninth Annual Holiday Craft Show to be held Nov. 24. The craft show will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Sultana Theater. Proceeds will benefit Save-Meant to Rescue's animal holding facility. For more information, email Nadine at or call (928) 897-8710.

Lions Club meetings open to all

The Williams Lions Club meets at 6:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the lounge inside Denny's. Everyone is welcome.

St. John's seeking memorabilia

St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary in October. Members are seeking any photos or memorabilia to be shared on Oct. 7. For more information, contact Julia Glaab at 635-1191.

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