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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.

Easter egg hunt planning underway

This year, Easter will be celebrated April 20. For the past three years, residents have come together to help sponsor the Williams Community Easter Egg hunt by providing plastic eggs, candy and prizes.

This year’s coordinator is LaDonna Weatherhead of Sportway Supplies. For more information, contact Weatherhead at 635-4571, the Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce at 635-0273 or the Williams-Grand Canyon News.

Self-defense

classes underway

The Williams Police Department is sponsoring “In Chungman” Kung Fu self-defense classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m., at the Williams Elementary-Middle School.

The classes are offered to children and parents of all ages. To join, each member must donate time to some type of community service, such as raking someone’s yard or picking up trash.

Russell Inman, 8th degree black belt, will be the class instructor.

For more information, call WPD Officer Mike Russell at 635-4461.

Prepare for the drug-free years this month

A class is currently offered that is designed to teach parents how to encourage healthy behaviors in their children and reduce risks associated with teenage drug use. This class, Preparing for the Drug Free Years, is a five week class and began on April 1. The class will be held every Tuesday through April 29 at 6 p.m. at the Williams Elementary-Middle School library. The Williams Alliance Against Drug Abuse sponsors the classes.

For more information, contact Rebecca Smith at 773-9133.

Tax relief

spaghetti dinner to be hosted April 11

The Williams Kiwanis Club is planning their eighth annual spaghetti dinner to be held at the Community United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 127 W. Sherman. Dinner will be served from 5-7 p.m. April 11.

The cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children under 12. Dinner includes an all you can eat spaghetti dinner with salad and garlic bread. Iced tea and lemonade will also be served. Homemade desserts will be available for an additional cost.

The Builders Club, a middle school service club sponsored by the Williams Kiwanis Club, will assist with serving the dinner. Members of the public wishing to attend the dinner may purchase advance tickets from any Kiwanis or Builders Club member.

For more information, call 635-1029.

Masonic Lodge to meet April 9

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 will be April 9.

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

Diabetes support group to meet today

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

The topic of the meeting will feature what every diabetic needs to know about hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.

In addition to support, free pamphlets and brochures from the American Diabetes Association will be available.

A Williams Diabetes Support Group planning meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. April 5 in the Williams City Council Chambers.

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

Dumpster Divers now ships UPS

Dumpster Divers, located at 116 S. First St., is now offering United Parcel Service shipping services. UPS pick-up time is 3 p.m. daily. The service is offered from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

It is not necessary to fill out forms. All that is needed is a zip code, estimated weight and insured value over $100. Customers can call for rates on items to be shipped.

For more information, call 635-1566.

Poets to gather April 12

The Golden Gateway Society of Poets and Coalition of Artists will be meeting the second Saturday of every month at Crossan Hall next to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 900 W. Grant Ave. The first meeting will begin at 3 p.m. April 12.

Phillip Wilkinson of Williams leads the gathering of poets and artists. After winning several awards for his poetry, he decided to host the gathering. Any poem or artwork of any style is welcome.

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