Around Williams: week of Jan. 28

Bake sale Feb. 14

SAVE-Meant to Rescue will put on a Valentine's Day bake sale to benefit the organization on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bake sale will take place at Old Trails Hardware Store and Safeway and will include treats for people and dogs. More information is available from Robynn Eckel at (928) 635-4726.

4-H signups Friday

The Williams Mountaineers 4-H club will be signing up members Friday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Rec Center. Those interested in becoming a project leader, or who would like more information, may contact Laci Karlsberger at (928) 635-4075.

Blood drive today and tomorrow

Williams High School will put on a community blood drive today and tomorrow. The blood drive takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the high school gym, 440 S. Seventh St. All blood types are needed. More information is available at 1-877-827-4376 or, sponsor code williamshs.

Girl Scout Cookies on sale now

Daisy Troop 2616 is selling Girl Scout Cookies from now until March 13. Cookie varieties include Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-si-dos, Rah-Rah Raisins and Toffee-tastic (gluten free) and cost $4 per box. More information is available from Kendra Edens at (928) 814-6999.

Parent education night Feb. 19

The Williams Alliance is putting on a parent education night about teens and drug use on Feb. 19. The event takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Williams High School culinary arts room, 440 S. Seventh St. Williams Alliance members will share information about how parents can help reduce the risk factors of youth alcohol and drug use. Parents can share what they have experienced, seen and heard about drugs in the community. Refreshments will be provided.

Book talk Jan. 28

Author Nancy Rivest Green will give a talk about her book "On the Brink of Shards" today from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Café 326, 326 W. Route 66. The prehistoric novel takes place locally at the Grand Canyon and Keyhole Sink.

Chamber mixer Friday

The Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce will put on its first mixer of 2015 Friday. The mixer will take place at the North Country HealthCare Williams Clinic at 301 S. Seventh St. from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will benefit the teachers supply drive. Attendees are asked to bring pens, pencils, paper and other school supplies for local teachers. The mixer will include appetizers and raffle prizes. More information is available at (928) 635-0273.

Senior Grad Night hosting fundraiser

Senior Grad Night/Parents Who Care is having a Super Bowl Pool, $20 per square, with 100 squares. Half of the funds will be donated to the organization and event and the other half will be the winners. More information is available from Hope at Sun Mountain Properties 112 S. First Street.

KZBX seeks donations

Williams community radio station KZBX 92.1 is a non-profit radio station. We depend on your donations to stay on the air and on the internet. Your contributions help pay for updating and maintaining our stations' equipment and paying our electricity bills. We would greatly appreciate your helping us by sending donations of any kind to KZBX RADIO P.O. Box 1072 Williams, Ariz. 86046. Please make checks payable to Leslie Plotkin, thank you Williams for your support.

Salvation Army can help with utilities

The Salvation Army's phone number is (928) 221-3577. The organization can assist clients who have received past due or shut off notices for utilities. The bell ringing effort in Williams brought in a little more than $2,000. That amount doesn't last long. The Salvation Army can only assist a client once a year starting at the date of assistance.

TOPS Chapter 0541 meets on Thursdays

TOPS Chapter 0541 meets on Thursdays at the North Country HealthCare Williams Clinic's conference room, 301 S. Seventh St. at 5:30 p.m. More information is available from Patty at (928) 699-2122 or Cathy at (928) 699-7257.

Kiwanis collecting coats

Winter is here and the Williams Kiwanis Club is sponsoring its annual coat drive. The club especially needs children's coats. The Kiwanis Club gives the coats to the Williams Food Bank for distribution to needy families. Last year the club donated more than 400 coats. Kiwanis started the coat drive Oct. 1 and it will continue through May 1. Those interested in donating may drop off coats at the Williams Recreation Center or at Williams Realty. More information is available from Bud Parenteau at (928) 635-4393.

TopsAz Chapter 0516 meets Tuesdays

Take off Pounds Sensibly, will have a weigh in at 8 a.m. followed by a meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. The meeting will be held at 1133 Galewood Drive in Williams. More information is available from Diane Stapley at 928-635-9445.


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