March 5, 2008
Register for Little League Saturday
Another season of Little League baseball and softball is about to begin. Registration for the season will be held on Saturday. Register from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Methodist Church, corner of Second Street and Sherman Avenue.
The registration fee is $35 until Saturday. After Saturday, the fee will be $45. Parents should bring proof of age (birth certificate) and two documents showing proof of residence. These documents are required before children will be allowed to play.
Tryouts are scheduled for March 15 and March 29 at the Little League Field, weather permitting, for all baseball and softball majors division teams. Sign up will be offered on these days. If the weather is bad or the fields are wet, the tryouts will move to the high school gym. The last day to register is March 29.
There will be no tryouts for the minor division.
As always, there is a need for volunteers. For more information, call Bud Parenteau at 635-4393.
For registration questions, contact Liz Otero at 635-2406.
Historical Society meets
Members of the Williams Historical Society will meet March 18 at the Williams Public Library, located across from the Post Office on First St. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and, as always, new members are welcome. Historical artifacts such as old photos are also encouraged for those who wish to bring them.
For more information on the Williams Historical Society, contact member George Garcia at (928) 607-3781.
March for Meals Saturday
Williams area walkers will take part in the annual March for Meals Walk-a-thon this Saturday, beginning at the Williams Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. The senior center is located at 850 W. Grant Ave.
Proceeds from the walk benefit the Williams Senior Nutrition Program. Over 9,000 congregate meals were served at the Williams Senior Center during the past calendar year and over 4,000 meals were home delivered via the Meals on Wheels program.
Organizers for the walk-a-thon are still seeking donations, sponsors and walkers. Monetary donations benefit the senior nutrition program, which provides one hot meal per day, Monday through Friday. The Northern Arizona Council of Governments, the city of Williams and the Coconino County Senior Nutrition program provide funding.
A continental breakfast is also planned Saturday prior to the walk, according to organizers, and donations are tax deductible.
For more information, contact Max Bishop at the Williams Senior Center at (928) 635-2628.
Exhibit visits WHS
Mexican Muralist Diego Rivera is featured in this month's Discovery Teacher exhibit in the Arts and Technology Building (CTE) at Williams High School (WHS). The show, featuring mural-sized reproductions of Rivera's work, is one of three exhibits brought to WHS through the generous tax rebate/donations of local supporters. The Rivera exhibit is open to the public this week from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Watch for the leprechaun
Patty Williams, owner of Williams Wear, is all set for this year's St. Patrick's Day celebration. Drawing boxes for the 2008 Pot of Gold event will be posted in next week's edition of the Williams-Grand Canyon News. Winners of the locals' only event will be picked on St. Patrick's Day, March 17.
Diabetes support offered tomorrow
The Williams Diabetes Support Group meets at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Williams Senior Center, 850 W. Grant Ave.
Speaker Lauren Driebe will discuss diabetes medications. The interactive meeting is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about diabetes.
Join the group April 8 at the Williams Elementary-Middle School for an American Diabetes Association school walk. To donate to the walk, contact Doris Mertz at (928) 635-9645.
For more information about diabetes support in Williams, contact Rose Marie Rincon at (928) 635-4897.
Mixer benefits seniors' meals
The Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors invite everyone to a mixer at Canyon View Realty, 109 W. Railroad Ave. The fun begins at 5 p.m. on Friday.
Hosts Pamelia and Dan LaPaglia will be on hand to showcase their new location. Everyone will have the opportunity to admire the renovations done to one of Williams' historic downtown buildings. The 50/50 drawing will benefit the Williams Senior Citizens Meals on Wheels Program. Golden Eagle Distributors will provide soda and water.
PTA meeting set for Monday
The Williams Elementary-Middle School Parent-Teacher Association will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the WEMS library. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Sandy Roe at 635-4428, ext. 303.
Shirley offers camera class
Did you get a new digital camera for Christmas but still don't know how to use it? Dennis Shirley will offer insight and advice on using digital cameras beginning at 6:30 p.m. March 20 at the Williams Public Library, 113 S. First St. The class is free. Bring your camera with you to the lesson.
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