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Around Williams: week of July 23
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Early ballots available July 31 for August primary

Early ballots will be available for the upcoming Aug. 26 primary election starting on July 31. To request an early ballot by mail, registered voters may call the Coconino County Elections Office at (928) 679-7860, send a written request to Coconino County Elections Office, 110 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86001, or submit an online request at www.coconino.az.gov/elections and click "Early Ballot Request." The deadline to request an early ballot by mail is Aug. 15.

Voters also have the option to sign up for the Permanent Early Voter List (PEVL). If a voter chooses to participate, an early voting ballot for each election in which they are eligible to vote will be sent to them. To review the requirements, visit www.coconino.az.gov/elections, click on "Permanent Early Voting" and download the request form. A voter must submit a written request to be on the PEVL list.

Voters may also vote early at Williams City Hall, 113 S. First St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. More information is available from the Elections Office at (928) 679-7860.

Cooking demonstration Saturday

A free cooking demonstration and tasting takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Open Studio and features won ton snacks.

The demonstration will include how to cook pork and vegetable filled won ton cups with mayo sweet red chili sauce.

The Open Studio is located at 106 S. Ninth St.

American Legion Auxiliary looking for new members

The American Legion Auxiliary of Williams is looking for new members.

The group meets monthly and supports the American Legion Post No. 13.

More information is available from Carolyn Kleck at (602) 677-2561 or egcraine@gmail.com

Blood drive today

The Save our Summer Williams Community Blood and Food Drive takes place July 22 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and July 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bloodmobile in the Safeway parking lot.

All donors will receive a United Blood Services T-shirt.

In addition, all who donate blood in July and August are automatically entered to win a 2014 Passat S donated by the Valley Volkswagon Dealers.

More information is available from Denise Heiss at (928) 635-4474 or by visiting www.BloodHero.com (sponsor code WilliamsHS).

Free night of drama and comedy by Camp Civitan Friday

Amateur actors from Camp Civitan present "Powerful Players," a free family-friendly evening of drama, comedy and fun on July 25. Civitan staff, volunteers and campers will perform their favorite fireside skits from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Babbitt-Polson Warehouse Stage in the Visitor Center parking lot.

The "Powerful Players" theater night is part of Camp Civitan's annual Hollywood Week, one of several summer and holiday camp sessions offered annually for individuals with special needs. Hollywood Week gives campers an opportunity to show off their personality and creativity while cultivating an appreciation for the performing arts. Active engagement in the artistic process allows campers to develop and realize their creative potential, practice creative thinking and develop logical reasoning skills.

Popcorn, candy and soda will be available for purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to the event. All proceeds from snack sales will support educational and recreational programs at Camp Civitan. Donations in support of Civitan's adaptive arts initiative will also be accepted.

More information about Camp Civitan or the Civitan Foundation is available at www.civitanfoundationaz.org.

SAVE-MTR Community Yard Sale Aug. 1-2

SAVE - Meant to Rescue's annual Community Yard Sale will take place on Aug. 1-2 at the Rodeo Barn from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Organizers appreciate donations and people may drop them off on July 31 at the Rodeo Barn from noon until 6 p.m.

More information is available from Lupe Sapp at (928) 635-1905 or Robynn Eckel at (928) 635-4726.

Networking mixer today at Trapper's Rendezvous

The Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce will put on a membership networking mixer July 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Trapper's Rendezvous at 1019 N. Airport Road. The mixer will benefit Camp Civitan. Attendees are asked to bring donations of paper goods for Camp Civitan such as paper plates, cups, napkins and plastic ware. The mixer will include appetizers and raffle prizes. More information is available at (928) 635-0273.

Class of '64 reunion planned

The Williams High School class of 1964 is putting on the all-school reunion on Sept. 5-7. More information is available from Janet Cothren at (928) 635-2283.

Youth Football registration ends soon

Registration is ending soon. July 28 is the last day to register. Please contact Darcie Jensen at (928) 699-6267 for registration packets or players' parents can pick them up at the Williams Elementary-Middle School office.

Sports Physicals are available at North Country HealthCare.

New cancer support group

A new cancer support group will start meeting on the first Sunday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Williams Health Care Center, 301 S. Seventh St. The group is open to cancer survivors, the newly diagnosed, those in treatment, caregivers or anyone who would like to encourage people dealing with any form of the disease. More information is available from Dianne Pender at (928) 607-0471 or dpender@tabletoptelephone.com.

T.O.P.S. meets Thursdays

T.O.P.S. Chapter #0541 Health and Wellness Group in Williams meets Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the North Country Health Care Conference Room, 301 S. Seventh St. More information is available from Patty at (928) 699-2122 or Cathy at (928) 699-7257.


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