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Thu, Oct. 17

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PTO to hold

meeting tomorrow

The Williams Elementary-Middle School Parent Teacher Organization will have its first planning meeting of the school year at 7 p.m. tomorrow. The meeting will be held in the Williams City Council Chambers.

All WEMS parents, teachers and concerned community members are welcome to come and share their ideas.

Church to host open house Saturday

The congregation of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses are hosting an open house Saturday. The open house will be held from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall located at 5495 Sunset Strip.

The Kingdom Hall is located five miles north of Williams on Highway 64, one-half block north of the KOA Campground.

The public is invited to attend.

Attend Back to School Fair Friday

Although school doesn’t start until Sept. 2, Millie Reed, Coconino County Community Services Director, has coordinated the annual Back to School Fair. This year’s Back to School Fair will be held Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Williams Senior Center, 850 W. Grant Ave.

The Back to School Fair provides children enrolled in Head Start through twelfth grade with items they need to attend school. Items include backpacks, pencils, pens, papers and any other supplies utilized throughout the school year.

Donations are crucial since all supplies provided are donated and funds are not available to purchase additional items.

Items can be left at the Williams Senior Center from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, contact Reed at 635-2628.

Train your dog tonight

Dog obedience training will be offered tonight at the Bob Dean Rodeo Grounds barn. Classes will be offered every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.

For more information, call 699-3995 or just show up at the training.

Hispanic forum to meet Aug. 14

The Williams Hispanic Forum Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Williams Senior Center, 850 W. Grant Ave.

Gabe Ayala and Larry Rincon have been appointed as members of the Hispanic Advisory Council to represent Williams. The two work with the Flagstaff Hispanic Advisory Council. The group seeks input and unity with Flagstaff and surrounding areas to bring to light issues that pertain to Hispanics.

The Flagstaff Advisory Council plans to attend the Williams Hispanic Committee meeting in Williams Sept. 17. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Williams Senior Center.

Everyone is invited to attend the committee meetings.

Diabetes support offered tomorrow

The Williams Diabetes Support Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Williams Senior Center, 850 W. Grant Ave.

Dr. Kelly Reber of the Northern Arizona Podiatry Group will be the speaker. Reber will provide facts on foot care for diabetics. The seminar is free of charge. In addition to support, free pamphlets and brochures from the American Diabetes Association will be available.

For more information, contact Rose Marie Rincon at 635-4897.

Free immunizations offered Aug. 14

The Coconino County Department of Health Services will host an immunization clinic in Williams Aug. 14. The clinic will be held from 9-11 a.m. at the Williams Senior Center, 850 W. Grant Ave.

Per State statutes, children beginning or returning to school or day care in the fall must be current on their immunizations. The clinics offer children’s immunizations for hepatitis A and B, polio, diphtheria, tetanus, measles-mumps-rubella, whooping cough, chickenpox, and meningitis.

There is a maximum $10 administration fee per child per visit, based on a sliding fee schedule.

For more information and to schedule an appointment, call CCDHS at 522-7927.

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