Around Williams

Collection

underway for

boy with leukemia

Friends of the family of Brandon Bothmer are seeking monetary donations for the family. Bothmer, 11, was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia in February and has remained hospitalized since. He is the son of Danny and Madlyn Carrillo-Bothmer of Newman Lake, Wash. His grandparents are John and Gertie Carrillo of Williams.

A bank account has been set up at Stockmen’s Bank to assure his mother can remain by his side during his rehabilitation. The account number is 7060027757.

For more information, contact Joyce McNelly at 635-4622.

Head Start seeks student enrollment

The Williams-Grand Canyon Head Start is accepting applications for enrollment for this school year. Children must be three-years-old by Dec. 31, 2002.

For more information, call 635-4273 or stop by 310 W. Sherman for an application.

Plateauland returns April 23

Plateauland Mobile Veterinary Clinic will be in Williams from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 23. The clinic will be held at the city parking lot.

Prevent diseases such as parvo, distemper and feline leukemia with yearly vaccinations. Puppy and kitten vaccinations are given at eight, 10 and 12 weeks of age.

Low cost spay and neuter surgeries and vaccinations will be offered. To schedule a surgery, call 1-888-241-9731 or 226-9312.

Earth Fest

plans underway

Earth Fest 2003 will be celebrated this year from April 22-26.

There will be nightly seminars April 22-25 and a science fair and tour of the homes on April 26. Don’t miss out on this educational and extremely fun event. Venders who have an environmental message are welcome to participate in the science fair.

For more information, contact Jan Neal at 635-5600.

Drive Alive

program coming to Williams soon

The nationally popular AARP Drive Alive program will be presented in Williams May. This program, which has now been presented to millions in the nation, will be held at the Williams City Council Chambers from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 1-2.

The program is designed to help those over 50 years of age be better drivers and to adjust to the changes older drivers might consider making. Some insurance companies offer a discount to those who take the course. You do not have to be an AARP member to attend. Class size is limited.

For more information or to register for the course, contact Jack Hadley at 635-2055.

Business club

to meet today

The Williams Business Club, supported by the Williams Chamber of Commerce, will host a meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Smokin’ Barrel restaurant. Wayne Warchol of the National Association of the Self Employed will speak on the benefits of NASE membership. These benefits include possibilities for the small independent businessperson to acquire health insurance.

The WBC is a group of small business owners, which meets monthly in an informal open forum to discuss issues of mutual interest and importance. Guest speakers are invited on a regular basis to provide background information and contribute to the discussion.

Masonic Lodge

to meet today

The Williams-Grand Canyon Masonic Lodge # 38 meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, Route 66 and Third Street.

The next meeting is today.

For more information, contact Lodge Master Danny Harness at 635-2513.

Apply for

scholarships now

With one full ride scholarship per high school valued at $25,000 and other scholarships available up to $8,000, students have many opportunities to help pay for college. Senior scholarship testing has begun in local and surrounding high schools.

CollegeAmerica currently offers two associates degrees, one in medical specialties and one in computer technology and networking. In as little as 15 or 20 months, you can graduate with a degree in some of the most popular career fields of today.

If you or someone you know is a high school senior and are looking for scholarship opportunities, contact your high school counselor or call Tamara Warner at 526-0763.

Allen to represent Ash Fork in Route 66 Pageant

The Greater Ash Fork Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Miss Jessica Allen will represent Ash Fork in the Miss Historic Route 66 Pageant. The pageant will be held on May 2 in Seligman.

Allen is 17-years-old and attends the Academy of Hope Charter School.

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