Around Williams: week of April 1
Ducky Egg Race Saturday
The Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center is putting on its fifth annual Ducky Egg Race April 4 at 2 p.m. If your egg is one of the first seven to cross the finish line, you will win one of the following: $100, $50, $25, an annual swim pass, or one of two child swim lessons.
Tickets are available in front of Safeway on April 3 or prior to the Easter Egg Hunt at the Recreation Center on Saturday, April 4. People can also buy eggs from a FWAC board member.
This is a raffle. Entrants must be 18 or older for participate. You do not need to be present to win. Winners will be notified by phone or email. More information is available by calling Mike Dulay at (626) 255-7468.
Williams hospital clinic celebrates 65th May 12
The Williams Hospital District Board of Directors is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the Williams Hospital/Clinic on May 12 and would like to ask the community for any photographic materials depicting its history.
Any and all images depicting events at the Williams Hospital/Clinic from the 1950s to the present day are welcome for consideration. Original photographic materials with pertinent caption information can be dropped off at the Williams Library during their regular business hours.
The selected original items will be scanned and returned to their owner after May 13.
The selected images will be reproduced and placed on display at the Williams Clinic for its 65th anniversary celebration. Contributors are asked to completely fill out the photo release form with their contact information to ensure their consent and the return of their photographic submissions.
The deadline for submissions is April 10 at 5 p.m.
Rabies clinic April 11
The 30th annual Williams Animal Action Group (WAAG) Rabies Vaccination Clinic will take place on April 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Williams Rodeo Barn. Rabies shots are $10 each.
Grant application deadline April 1
The Greater Williams Community Fund (GWCF) gives money each year to non-profits. What do people need to do to request money? Non-profit representatives need to apply by writing a grant and letting GWCF officials know what they need it for and how much money is needed. People can apply for grants online beginning March 1. The deadline to complete the grant application is April 1. More information is available from Kris Vasquez at (928) 863-2467.
Chamber seeks parade entrants
The Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce is seeking entrants for its 2015 Memorial Day Parade. The parade takes place May 23 at 11 a.m. in historic downtown Williams. This year's theme is "Heroes in our Hearts." Entries may include antique and classic cars, equestrian entries, family entries, floats, bikes, golf carts, tractors, ATVs and emergency vehicles. All entry forms should be received no later than May 13. After this date, entrants will be placed in the rear of the parade. More information is available from the chamber at (928) 635-0273.
Balls for Dogs golf tourney May 16
The Balls for Dogs golf tournament takes place May 16 at 9 a.m. at Elephant Rocks Golf Course.
The two man scramble event is $75 per person.
Tournament proceeds benefit SAVE-MTR.
More information is available from Robynn at (928) 635-4726
Lions Club Community Birthday Calendars available soon
The Williams Lions Club is preparing to send the 2015-2016 Community Birthday Calendar to the printer. People with additions, corrections or deletions to the 48th issue of this Williams tradition can contact Denis Kirkley at (928) 635-9366.
Folklorico dancing open to community
Folklorico dance classes meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Williams Rodeo Barn. All community members are welcome to attend. More information is available from Armando Padilla at (928) 380-4637.
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