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Sun, Sept. 20

Cleanup Williams Saturday
Drop off electronic waste, tires at Williams Rodeo Barn; free large appliance removal available

Photo/Todd Helgeson <br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->The Williams Rotary Club and community members take a break after cleaning Williams Cemetery during last spring’s cleanup day. Pictured are Rotarians Roxen Cureton, Bill Miller, Patricia Helgeson, Ken Lollich, Todd Yung, Anna Dick, Kevin Young, Gary McCarthy and Brian Prager; Multicultural Alliance Mexican Independence Day Royalty 2010 Queen Andrea Ayala and 2011 contestant Elena Gutierrez; Williams Girl Scout Troop No. 2616 members Jocelyn Ortega, Caitlyn Fritsinger, Madison Jensen, Cayla Fritsinger and Cassity Kearly and troop leaders Peggy Jensen and Michelle Bliss; and community volunteers Jim Jensen and Todd Helgeson.

Photo/Todd Helgeson <br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->The Williams Rotary Club and community members take a break after cleaning Williams Cemetery during last spring’s cleanup day. Pictured are Rotarians Roxen Cureton, Bill Miller, Patricia Helgeson, Ken Lollich, Todd Yung, Anna Dick, Kevin Young, Gary McCarthy and Brian Prager; Multicultural Alliance Mexican Independence Day Royalty 2010 Queen Andrea Ayala and 2011 contestant Elena Gutierrez; Williams Girl Scout Troop No. 2616 members Jocelyn Ortega, Caitlyn Fritsinger, Madison Jensen, Cayla Fritsinger and Cassity Kearly and troop leaders Peggy Jensen and Michelle Bliss; and community volunteers Jim Jensen and Todd Helgeson.

WILLIAMS - The annual fall Cleanup Williams Day will be held 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Volunteers are invited to meet at the Williams-Forest Service Visitor parking lot for coffee and pastries. APS will provide soda and water along the cleanup route. Bring a hat and gloves. Trash bags are provided. Find Easter eggs containing coupons for cash prizes all around town.

The Williams Police Department will be on hand to collect and dispose of old and unneeded medical prescriptions can be disposed safely. The Lions Club will collect old batteries. Cans of paint will be collected at the Williams Rodeo Grounds. Paint must be identifiable.

A free barbecue will be served at noon at the Visitor Center. Enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and sodas. Cleanup day is sponsored by American Legion Cordova Post No. 13, Arizona Public Service, city of Williams, Holiday Inn of Williams, Jim Winbourn Landscaping and Property Maintenance, Pizza Factory, Pepsi, Red Garter Bed and Bakery, Superior Propane, Williams Lions Club and the Williams Police Department.

Free large appliance removal available

The city of Williams and Williams Clean and Beautiful is hosting free large appliance removal through Saturday. Call the city of Williams at 635-4451 to establish a work order.

Appliance must be placed in front of residences as close to the curb as possible but not in the street. Residents can also haul appliances to the transfer station during the pickup period.

Clean and Beautiful is available to assist those that are disabled or need financial assistance.

For more information on Cleanup Williams Day call the Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce at 635-0273, ext. 203 or www.williamschamber.org.

Drop off electronic waste, tires

Grand Canyon Railway and Williams Clean and Beautiful have teamed up to provide a community electronics pickup 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Williams Rodeo Barn.

Westech Recyclers will be here with a tractor trailer free of charge to pickup electronic waste from the community.

They will pick up "IT" and communications electronics, consumer electronics, electronic components, miscellaneous electronic items and ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Televisions and computer monitors will be accepted.

Old tires will be accepted free of charge 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the transfer station. No large truck or off road tires will be accepted. Tires must be off the rims.

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