3/9/2010 1:06:00 PM Around Williams: Week of March 10, 2010 Eat corned beef March 17
Sisters in Spirit present their annual St. Patrick's Day Feast March 17 at the Community United Methodist Church, corner of Second and Sherman.
The feast will be served at 5 p.m. until the pots are empty. Supper includes meat, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, homemade soda bread and beverage. Dessert is also available. Everyone is invited and delivery to the homebound is available. Donations will be taken at the door.
For more information, call Patty Williams at (928) 635-0194.
Hunter education class offered
Arizona Game and Fish Department sponsored hunter education class will be offered in March. The class will cover areas in conservation and wildlife management, firearms, bowhunting, specialty hunting, game recovery and care, hunter responsibility, survival and first aid and special concerns.
The classes will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 6-9 p.m. March 19, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 20 and 1-5 p.m. March 21. There will be a one-hour lunch break during Saturday classes. Classes will be held in the rodeo barn on the corner of Rodeo and Airport roads. Anyone taking the class online must take and pass the test and attend field day on March 20.
The cost is $5 per student. This covers all material, ammunition and targets for the class and field outing. New to this program, the students have to be 9-years-old and turn 10-years-old before their hunt. Students will be issued a hunter identification card when the class is successfully completed. Game and Fish will activate the card on their birthday. They can apply for big game hunts before their 10th birthday.
For more information and pre-registration, call John Miller at (928) 635 4330 or (928) 853-2318 or Scott Miller at (928) 635-5904. If there is no answer, leave a message.
Authors gather Saturday
Cosette Riggs is offering an authors' gathering at 10 a.m. Saturday at Camp Civitan. The gathering is for anyone that has published a book or wants to publish a book. The purpose of the gathering is to offer networking and support.
For more information, contact Riggs at 853-0395.
2010 Census is hiring
If you are looking for a job, the Census Bureau is hiring for the upcoming 2010 Census. All jobs are temporary and you can either work full- or part-time. Walk-ins are welcome to test on the dates listed below.
Testing continues tomorrow, Monday, Tuesday and March 17 at 10 a.m. at Williams City Hall, 113 S. First St. Testing begins at 2 p.m. March 24 at the Seligman Public Library and at 1 p.m. March 26 in the Ash Fork Community Building.
The application and testing process will take up to two hours. Two forms of identification are necessary to complete the application process, such as driver's license and social security card.
For more information, call 1-866-861-2010 or (928) 286-5600.
Wordens win dam contest
Carla and Mark Worden are the winners of the Williams Lions Club contest to guess the date that Santa Fe Dam would overflow. Water started over the spillway on Feb. 16, and the Wordens predicted the closest date. The couple generously donated their winnings back to the Williams Lions Club. The proceeds will fund local projects.
Pet dental clinic March 20
Canine Cares Pet Dental Clinic will be holding an anesthesia-free dental clinic for dogs and cats on March 20. For more information, call (928) 635-4000.
Easter Egg hunt returns
The Community Easter Egg Hunt returns 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 3 at the Williams Recreation Center, 301 W. Railroad Ave.
Prize donations, volunteers and monetary contributions are needed to make this event possible for local youth. If you can help or for more information, contact Guy or Angie Mikkelsen at (928) 635-2913, (928) 607-7915 or (928) 607-6421.
Win a pot of gold
Irish luck may be yours this St. Patrick's Day. Residents once again have a chance to win the "Pot O' Gold," a basket of gift certificates and treasures from local merchants.
Get to know your town and help support your neighbors. To enter stop by Buck's Place, a mystery business in the Canyon Vista Mall, Virginia Quinn's Avon and Coyote Kid.
To advertise your business, call Patty Williams at (928) 635-0194 or Virginia Quinn at (928) 635-0677.
Nominations accepted for Blue Ribbon
Everyone is invited to nominate deserving youths (up to age 21) for the annual Blue Ribbon Awards.
This person should be a good role model, exhibiting the 40 Developmental Assets. Explain how they "Make a Difference" in our community. Nomination forms are available at the Williams Elementary-Middle School Office or the Williams Unified School District office. Forms must be returned by April 5.
The Blue Ribbon Awards Ceremony will be held 5-8 p.m. April 29 at the Williams Recreation Center, 301 W. Railroad Ave. This event is sponsored by the Williams Alliance-Self Awareness Value Empowerment Committee and the Williams Child Abuse Prevention Council.
For more information, contact Sandy Roe at 635-4428, ext. 303.
Auxiliary meets tomorrow
The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Legion Hall, 425 W. Grant Ave. All members are encouraged to attend.
Eat spaghetti, enjoy opry
The Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner and the Williams Area Habitat for Humanity's Grand Opry Night returns April 9 at the Williams Rodeo Barn.
Dinner will be served 4:30-6:15 p.m. and entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m. Fun includes a cakewalk, door prizes, raffles and free popcorn. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Purchase tickets for both and save money.
For more information, call Ruth Sanzari at (928) 635-0386.
Mix it up at Pancho's
A Chamber Ambassador mixer is open to all
5-7 p.m. March 26 at Pancho McGillicuddy's Southwestern Bar and Grill, 141 W. Railroad Ave.
This month's 50/50 drawing recipient is the Williams Senior Meals on Wheels program. Golden Eagle Distributors is sponsoring all mixers this year.
Learn about fire April 10
A Wildland Fire Awareness Fair will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Williams-Forest Service Visitor Center parking lot and the Williams Recreation Center, 301 W. Railroad Ave.
See the 25-foot Smokey Bear balloon, fire resistant landscaping and building supplies, a wildland fire apparatus and defensible space displays. Learn more about camp fire safety and fire prevention activities. Poster contest winners will be announced. Free food will be offered.
For more information, contact Sami Schinnell at (928) 635-5637 or email@example.com.