Community calendar: week of Nov. 29
Little League board members sought
The Williams Little League is seeking board members for the 2017-2018 season. Current vacancies include treasurer and player agent. Anyone interested can contact Cindy Sutton at (928) 635-5272.
Salvation Army bellringers needed
The Salvation Army needs bell ringers. The money collected is used locally. Shifts are open Fridays and Saturdays throughout December.
Anyone interested can contact Kerry-Lynn Moede at the Historic Yellow House or (602)818-6559.
Christmas Cookie Corral fundraiser Dec. 2
The Williams Alliance for the Arts will host a Christmas Cookie Corral fundraiser Dec. 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. at its office, located in the Canyon Vista building, 117 W. Route 66, Suite 190. Christmas cookies and candies will be available to purchase for $8 a pound. The Alliance is also accepting donations of cookies and other Christmas treats. Bring treats to the WAFTA office on Dec. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. or Dec. 2 after 10 a.m.
All proceeds will go to support Williams Alliance for the Arts and its efforts to bring arts activities to our schools and community.
Attendees at the Cookie Corral will also be able to purchase tickets to win a decorated music chair, the winner of which will be drawn at the winter concert at WEMS on Dec. 6. More information can be found by calling (928) 351-7665.
Community invited to Christmas Nativity Pageant
Those interested in being involved in the production of the Christmas Natvity Pageant, which takes place Dec. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Babbitt-Polson Stage, can contact Kerry-Lynn Moede at (602) 818-6559.
American Legion Robert Fulton Post 57 hosting early bird dinner Dec. 9
The American Legion Robert Fulton Post 57 in Ash Fork will host an early bird dinner for members Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. Dinner is free for members and $10 for non-eligible spouses. RSVP by Dec. 6 by calling (928) 637-2254.
8th annual Advent Concert Series
The Advent Concert Series at St. John's Church (corners of Grant and 2nd Streets) continue Dec. 3 with a concert called Lessons and Carols. It will feature the choir, local musicians and be an ecumenical service with local pastors participating.
All concerts are free and the entire community.
The third concert is Dec. 10 and will feature Kerry-Lynn Moede singing Christmas favorites, and pianist Billie Jene Watt (piano) and Beth LaGro (flute, piano) playing Christmas and classical favorites.
The final concert is Dec. 17 and will bring us the sounds of Hawaii and Christmas by musicians George (Keoki) and Nancy Sereno. Each concert begins at 4 p.m. and is followed by refreshments and a time to mee with the musicians.
Support your local booster clubs
Williams High School and Williams Elementary -Middle school booster clubs are asking for the public's support. Booster clubs support the schools extracurricular activities, athletic activities, teams, students and athletes. Member fees are: $25/per individual, $15/WUSD employee and $10/student
Everyone who joins gets a booster club T-shirt. More information is available from Williamsboosters@gmail.com
VFW Auxiliary selling fall center pieces
The Matthew James Broehm VFW Post 12128 Auxiliary is selling fall center pieces made with silk flowers in baskets, vases and etc., no two are alike. Look for flyers around town for locations and times of selling.
More information is available by calling (928) 606-9001.
Annual coat drive starts Oct. 1
The annual coat drive started Oct. 1. Anyone who has coats they no longer use can donate them to be used by someone in need. Ogden Cleaners cleans them for the Kiwanis Club and then are given out to those in need by the food pantry. Slightly used blankets also are accepted. Drop of items at the Rec Center and Williams Reality or more information is available by calling (928) 635-4393.
Historic photos of Williams businesses needed
The Williams Historic Photo Project is looking for old photos of local business buildings. They are interested in both exterior and interior views to add to their archives. Photos can either be donated, or scanned and returned. Anyone with photos to share can bring them to the Williams Public Library or call Andrea Dunn at (928) 635-2263.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Flagstaff needs volunteers
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Flagstaff school based mentoring program at Williams needs volunteers and students in Williams.
Volunteers must be 16 years or older, be available to meet at WEMS two hours a week. Students must be enrolled in first through fifth grade and be able to meet two hours after school each week.
More information is available by calling (928) 774- 0649.
Salvation Army Assistance
The Salvation Army provides rent and utility assistance to residents of Williams, Valle, Ash Fork and Seligman. Those needing housing assistance or utilities help can call for an appointment with Patricia Helgeson at (928) 221-3577.
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