Around the Canyon: Week of Sept. 18

Rotary Club grants on offer

The Grand Canyon Rotary Club is currently offering fall community grants, $500 each. Rotary awards grants to non-profit organizations for programs and projects that benefit the Grand Canyon/Tusayan communities.

Rotary members ask applicants to write a brief letter describing their need and the amount of money being sought. Successful winners will be invited to a Rotary Club meeting to present on their program and how the money is being used.

The club will announce recipients at the Grand Canyon Rotary Club Chili Cook-Off at the Big E Steakhouse, Sep. 26 at 5:30 p.m.

Applications may be sent to Grand Canyon Rotary Community Grants, P.O. Box 696, Grand Canyon, AZ, 86023.

Mobile Vet Clinic comes to Tusayan Oct.12

Williams Veterinary Clinic's mobile unit will be at the Tusayan Fire Department on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinic will also be in Seligman on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westside Lilo's Diner.

The mobile clinic will tend to appointments first, but will accept walk-ins, though they may have to wait to be seen. With the mobile unit, the vet staff will be able do everything they do at their permanent clinic except for anesthetic and surgerical procedures.

The Williams clinic is located at 122 S. Third St. and its hours of operation are Tuesday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday by appointment only. Additional information is available by visiting williamsveterinaryclinic.com or by calling the office at (928) 635-5392.

Pancake breakfast and Mule Drop Bingo GC High School Booster Club fundraiser Sept. 21

On Sept. 21, the Grand Canyon School booster club will serve up all you can eat pancakes with sausage and juice for $5. Breakfast is from 8:30-10:30 a.m. The event takes place in the Grand Canyon High School parking lot behind the multi purpose room. If the weather is bad organizers will move the event indoors.

The booster club supports GCHS athletes and the high school's athletic programs.

On the same day, participants can play mule drop bingo at the upper baseball field of the school, near the Rec Center, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. In the event of bad weather, or if the mule doesn't drop by 10:30 a.m., organizers will draw a winning square number at random. If the first drop hits multiple squares, squareholders will split the $250.

The Mule Drop Bingo will have 100 squares, $10 for each square and a $250 prize for the winning square.

Mule Drop tickets are available from Kathleen Akan, Nora Berry, Terry Tobin, Christine Berry, Suzette Streit, Kimberlee Lenz, Rosa Velasquez, Laura Jones, Laura Van Inwagen or David Van Inwagen.

The Phantoms soccer team will play at 2 p.m., volleyball teams will play at 11:30 a.m., 12:30p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Kaibab Learning Center barn dance this Saturday

Kaibab Learning Center's "Not in the Barn, Barn Dance," takes place this Saturday from 5-10 p.m. at Apache Stables cookout site.

During the Barn Dance, some of the raffle prizes up for grabs include Disneyland and Phoenix Zoo family passes, a Harley Davidson motorcycle day ride and an iPad.

Local band favorite Exit 64 will provide the toe-tapping tunes throughout the evening.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Included in the ticket price is a barbecue dinner.

Adults will also receive two free drink tickets, courtesy of Grand Canyon Brewing Company.

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