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Around Williams: Week of July 18, 2012
Register for school

Registration will be held at the Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, 2-7 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25. for more information, call WEMS at 635-4428.

At Williams High School (WHS), seniors must register 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday; juniors, 1-3 p.m. Monday; sophomores, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday; freshmen, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday; and new students 9:30-1 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. July 25. For more information, call WHS at 634-4474.

Sponsor a tee at Elephant Rocks

The Elephant Rocks Golf Committee wants to make improvements to the level of the golfing experience year upon years. Being a municipal golf course does however, put budgetary restrictions upon these improvements. While the quality of the playing conditions has never been better, it is those other improvements to the facilities that have suffered.

The golf committee has decided that one of the main improvements they would like to see occur is to replace the existing tee markers with a more descriptive type of sign. The signs are guaranteed for 20 years. The cost of these signs is rather expensive and beyond the means of our present budget, so the committee is offering sponsorship on the signs.

For a fee of $1,000, your company name can appear on one of the signs for five years - that's just $200 per year. At the end of five years you can continue with your sponsorship for just $200 per year.

If you would like further information about the program, call Brian James, Committee Chairman at (928) 600-4436 or Brent Redman, PGA Professional, at (928) 635-4935. To reserve your space call Brian James who will inform you of the holes still available and be pleased to take your booking.

WHS Football Parent Athlete meeting tomorrow

All interested athletes and their parents are invited to an orientation meeting tomorrow at 6 p.m. in the Williams High School band room.

Sign up for co-ed softball

City co-ed softball leagues are forming. To participate, sign up at the Williams Rec Center by July 23.

Junipine open house July 28

The annual open house hosted by the Junipine Fire Department and Auxiliary will be held 1-3 p.m. July 28 at the fire station on Ponderosa Avenue. This is an opportunity to meet the new fire chief, local firefighters, neighbors and Supervisor Matt Ryan. Refreshments will be served.

Rain barrels available now

Rain barrels are now on sale and available for pick up at Williams Mountain Nursery. They are 50 gallon Rain Barrels with spigot. Get ready for the monsoon season.

Cut-A-Thon Friday

Amanda Orozco at Amanda's Beauty Box has graciously offered to do a Cut-a-Thon to benefit the Williams Youth Center Project, which is an organization that helps with recreation programming and supplies for the youth of our community. The Cut-a-Thon will offer haircuts and/or manicures for $10 on Friday. Walk-ins are welcome or you may call for an appointment at 635-3092. Help support the youth of our community while pampering yourself at the same time. Thanks to Amanda for the support of our youth.

Safe Harbor begins Aug. 14

Safe Harbor Family Resource Programs will be starting parent/child co-op meetings beginning on Aug. 14, every Tuesday and Thursday from 9-11 a.m. at the Williams Rec Center. Meetings are for parents and their children interested in building family relationships and interacting with other families. Arts, crafts, story time and parent training resources will be provided at no cost. Please call Nanette at 928-380-5184 for more information.

St. John's seeks memorabilia

St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary in October. Members are seeking any photos or memorabilia to be shared on Oct. 7. For more information, contact Julia Glaab at 635-1191.

Win a rifle through raffle

The Junipine Fire Department Auxiliary is holding a raffle featuring a Savage Axis 30.06 rifle. The rifle can be seen at The Outdoor Store, 400 W. Route 66 in Williams.

Tickets are $5 each or six for $20. Tickets can be purchased at The Outdoor Store and Virginia Quinn's Gifts and Avon in the Pine Mountain Plaza in Williams. Members of the auxiliary and fire department will have tickets for sale. Those interested in purchasing tickets can also call 635-1010. The drawing will be held on Oct. 31. The funds raised are used to assist the Junipine Fire Department and to sponsor neighborhood activities.

Free transportation for cancer patients

The American Cancer Society is offering free round-trip transportation to Flagstaff Medical Cancer Center for any patient that needs a ride to treatment. Any cancer patient in need of transportation to treatment or anyone that wants to volunteer should call (928) 214-2800, ext. 12231.

VFW meets Aug. 9

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will meet 6-7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Williams Senior Center, 850 W. Grant Ave.

Please bring a copy of your DD214. If you do not have one, VFW can assist you in obtaining one. If you are a U.S. citizen and served in a conflict zone, Korea, 30 days consecutive or 60 days non-consecutive, or an area where you received hostile, fire/ imminent danger pay, then you are eligible to join. Spouses are also invited.

For more information contact George Reagor at (928) 600-5995 or Harry Hart at (928) 503-2133.

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