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Food nanny coming Liz Edmunds, TV's food nanny, will be the speaker at the Second Annual Marriage Week event sponsored by Utah State University Extension. This program will be Feb 12, at 6 p.m. at the old Courthouse in Castle Dale. Tickets are now on sale, $15 individual and $20/couple. (Tickets will be $25 at the door.) The evening will include dinner and ticket holders will receive a copy of Liz's cookbook. Join us for an evening of fun, food, and laughter. For more information call Christine Jensen 381-2381 or pickup your tickets at the USU Extension Office.

Emery High Cheer Winter Fundraiser Come watch Emery/Carbon dance groups perform along with the 2010-2011 EHS Cheer Squad. Everyone is welcome. Jan. 25, 6 p.m. Spartan Center Admission: $3/person Come support your EHS cheerleaders.

Historical Society Invites you to join us in learning more about the Old Spanish Trail and the exciting discovery of the Fish Lake Cut Off. Presented by Bob Leonard, who has been involved in finding this historic piece of the puzzle. Jan. 27 at the Museum of the San Rafael 6:30 p.m.

Valentines Carnival Huntington Elem. PTA will host its annual Valentines Carnival on Feb. 11 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Huntington Elementary gym. There will be games, food and fun. Games include the cake walk, fish pond, basketball toss, bowling, bean bag toss, pop toss and many more. Bake sale and craft sale and a fortune teller, Tickets are 10 for $1. Everyone welcome.

Veteran Needs Help

Perk Allred is 76 years old and spent 20 years serving our country. He has lived most of his life in Emery County. Allred is now battling cancer. He recently discovered a leak in his home that has done considerable damage. He has to have extensive repairs to his home and needs help to accomplish this. Anyone that can contribute funds, materials, or manual labor to assist Perk in repairing and restoring his home will be greatly appreciated. Any and all donations will be accepted, every little bit will help. Please help this retired veteran during his time of need. Please send donations to Jed or Becky Allred Box 326 Ferron UT 84523 384-2722 or Norma Funk PO Box 400, Ferron, UT 84523 384-2225.

Huntington Zumba Zumba dance will be held at LaRae's Dance Studio in Huntington on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 6:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. The cost is $35 a month or $5 a class. USU Extension Second Annual Marriage Week Event Mark Your Calendars!! Feb. 12, 2011 is the 2nd Annual USU Extension Marriage Week Event. "Pizza Together" is the theme and our speaker is Liz Edmunds, TV's Food Nanny.

Cost is $20 individual/couple. (Cost includes dinner and a copy of Liz's book). For more information, contact Christine Jensen at 381-2381 or via email at christine.jensen@usu.edu. Check back here for more details. Emery County Gun Club The Emery County Gun Club 2010/2011 season is underway. All shoots start at 6 p.m.sharp! Squads will be drawn at 5:50. Must be signed up by 5:45.

Jan. 29 - 50 bird draw for squad/games after.

Feb. 12 games. Feb. 26 50 bird buddy shoot/games after.

March 12- 25 bird ind. 27 yard line/games after, March 26 - 50 bird buddy piece/games after.

April 9 - 50 bird one man piece/games after, April 23 $5 Annie with one time $5 buy back.

May 7 - 50 bird one man piece/games after, May 21 - 50 pair doubles/games after.

Buckhorn Archers 2011

Jan. 19, 26 - league nights.

Feb. 2, 9, 16 - league nights. Feb. 23 - indoor 3 - D shoot.

March 2, 9, 16, 23 - league nights.

March 30 - awards and prize night.

May 13 & 14 - 3-D shoot at Little Bear Campground.

Lodge meetings

Orient Lodge #15 Free And Accepted Masons Of Utah - Regular meetings for

Orient Lodge #15 F&AM In Green River, Utah are on the first Mondays of the

month at 7 p.m. The Lodge is located at 30 West 3rd Ave. Green River, UT

84525. Call Sean Bailey - Senior Warden for more information 435-650-8033.

687-9746 with questions.

Alcoholics Anonymous

An AA meeting will be held every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in Ferron at the Senior Center, 190 N. 300 W. For information call Paul -749-9697 or Jan - 384-2773.

Volunteer Drivers needed for Veteran's Shuttle

Volunteer drivers are needed to transport Veterans to and from their medical appointments. This seven passenger van travels from the Price community to the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Here is an opportunity for you to show your appreciation to those who have served our country. Volunteer drivers provide a vital service with the satisfaction of helping our heroes. You need to be dependable, have a decent driving record and in good health. For more information, contact Heide at 1-800-613-4012, extension 2003.

Huntington Youth City Council

Come and Join! Any and all youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to join the Youth City Council. For questions contact Julie Jones at 749-0674.

Youth Council meetings are held at the Huntington City Hall at 4:30 p.m. the last Thurs. of each month.

The Huntington Youth City Council will be putting on a live nativity Scene (yes! real people and animals) Dec. 10, 17 and 18 from 6-8 p.m. at the Huntington City Hall.

BLM Plans Prescribed Fire for Autumn and Winter Months

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Price Field Office and the Canyon Country Fire Zone will be conducting prescribed fire activities this fall and winter on public lands in the vicinity of Price. Two areas targeted for burning as conditions allow include the Columbia project near East Carbon/Sunnyside, and the Price Canyon project on slopes west of Highway 6, north of Helper.

Questions about either of these upcoming actions may be directed to Matt Madariaga, BLM Fuels Technician at 435-636-3660 or Brian Keating, BLM Fuels Program Manager at 435-259-2194.

Emery County Recreation & Emery County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team Introduce Rappelling Classes

The Emery County Rec. Department and the Emery County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team are teaming up to provide rappelling outings to groups, whether its family, friends or you can join us on your own for a day trip rapelling until your heart's content.

Cost: $25 pr person with a minimum group size of 10. This will be offered year roun (weather depen

A Rapelling instructor(s) and all rapelling gearwill be provided.

For information contact Gaylee Jeffs, Emery County Recreation District Office. 435-381-2108.

Utah Farm Bureau's Creative Story Contest

The Emery County Farm Bureau is excited to again sponsor the Farm Bureau "Celebrate Agriculture" contest. Students in grades three through eight are eligible to enter.

The topic for 2011 is "A Day In the Life of A Farmer"

Particiapnts are eligible to win $100! Have your story published. Earn resource materials for your classroom. Earn a pizza party for your class.

For complete contest rules visit utfb.fb.org and click on womens committee. Contact Joel Hatch at 435-687-9115 or jhatch@etvnet for details on the contest. Information for teachers wishing additional resources for teaching agriculture concepts in the classroom can be found at www.agclassroom.org/ut

Daniels Fund Announces Grants for Utah Nonprofits

Organizations providing services to people in need are among the major recipients of $309,776 in grants for Utah nonprofits announced this week by the Daniels Fund.

Grant recipients include the Ability Foundation, Murray; Boys & Girls Clubs of Brigham City; House of Hope, Salt Lake City; Housing Opportunities, Salt Lake City; Transitions, Blanding; and Youth Impact, Ogden.

"Nonprofit organizations are stung twice by our unsettled economy-demand for their services surges at the same time resources and donations dry up," explained Linda Childears, president and CEO of the Daniels Fund. "That awareness drives our continued support of the organizations that do so much for the most vulnerable in our communities."

The program areas eligible for grants through the Daniels Fund include: Aging, Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Amateur Sports, Disabilities, Education, Homeless & Disadvantaged, and Youth Development.

Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable television who owned the ABA's Utah Stars, established the Daniels Fund to operate the Daniels Fund Scholarship Program and the Daniels Fund Grants Program in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

Visit www.danielsfund.org for more information.

AWANA Club

AWANA Club is beginning again on Sept. 15 from 6-8 p.m. It will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel. AWANA is a bible based Christ centered program for children ages 3 through sixth grade. For more information call 687-2933.

Flour Mill Preservation Orginization

Anyone wanting to be a part of the restoration of the Huntington Flour Mill call Julie at 749-0674

Ready To Serve?

Ages 17-42

Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Over 150 jobs. Starting Salary $13 and up per hour. Free medical, free dental, free housing with all utilities paid, 30 days paid vacation yearly. Call 877-810-8328 ask for SSG Bertagnolli with the U.S. Army.

"Adopt A Room"

Dear Emery County Businesses, groups and community members,

We need your help. The new Emery County Children's Justice Center is ready for adoption. There are a total of six rooms in the center and three of them still need your care. We have a play room, an interview room and a kitchen that needs some TLC. Our yard is also in need of adoption. So if you are one of the lucky participants not only do you get to decorate, furnish, and name the room, or maybe plant a seed, you will recieve a tax write-off and your uthe room or yard you adopted. And most important, you will make a difference in a childs life!

For more information please contact Kizzy or Shelley at 435-636-3735 (Shelley Wright), 435-636-3737 (kizzy Ellington).

Please hurry and make this home a happy home

Need Help Paying For Your Prescriptions?

Your local medicare counselor may be able to help.

Is your yearly individual income $16,245 or less?

Are your individual assets limited to $12,510 or less?

Do you have questions regarding your current Rx plan?

If you answered yes to any of these questions contact your local Medicare Counselor for an appointment by calling 1-435-637-4268 ext. 714.

Orangeville Youth City Council

Youth City Council has a new advisor, Carmen Humphrey. The council is open to youth in Orangeville 7 through 12 grades.

Applications are available at the city hall, library and at Emery High School. Please come and join in for the fun and opportunities that are available to the youth. You can contact Carmen at 748-5674 or call city hall 748-2651.

Free Resource Makes Applying for Student Financial Aid Easier

Self-guided presentation walks students through the sometimes-confusing financial aid application process. The Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority is very pleased to announce "Navigating the FAFSA," a much-needed new resource to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (commonly called the "FAFSA"). This tool is a self-directed presentation that guides students through topics explaining the purpose of the FAFSA, how to obtain a PIN to sign their FAFSA securely online, what information should be gathered, how to complete the FAFSA, and how to submit it. Easily found on the front page of the UHEAA website, this presentation gives high school counselors and financial aid professionals another tool to help their students. To access the presentation go to http://www.uheaa.org/ and click on the "Navigating the FAFSA" button. The presentation can also be found through UHEAA's Facebook page.

ble on line.

Attention Emery County Residents

Do you have a friend or a loved one who is serving in the military in a combat zone? If so, Operation Home Support would like to add their names to their list. Once on the list, the ladies of Operation Home Support take it upon themselves to send these soldiers care packages and letters to let them know they are appreciated and loved. So if you have someone in mind, or know of someone who is serving in a combat zone in any branch of the military, please contact Jan Hess or Dixie Swasey to add their name to the list. Thank you for all of your help and support. American Legion Auxilary Unit 42 Jan Hess 435-384-2753 or Dixie Swasey 435-384-3172.

Addiction Recovery Help

Narconon reminds parents that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs with youth is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your kids help if they need it. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all classes of drugs. Narconon also offers free addiction counseling, assessments and referrals to rehabilitation centers. 877-413-3073 or www.drugsno.com

DVDs4VETs

To donate DVDs to veterans who otherwise do not have access to them, visit www.dvds4vets.org. For more information call Laurance at 1-914-835-3673.

Power Wheelchairs Available

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power wheelchairs to senior citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who can no longer walk safely, nor self propel a manual wheelchair and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. If the patient's need is for use in the home, call for more information to see if they qualify. Call toll free 1-800-246-6010.

Drug Rehab

Resource

Problems with a drug or alcohol addiction in a loved one? Don't know whom to turn to for help? Contact Drug Rehab Resource for a free confidential consultation to find the help you need. Call today 1-866-649-1594 or find out more at www.drugrehabresource.net.

Seniors and Disabled Struggling with Debt

The DCSD legal service is designed to help seniors and disabled people who cannot afford to hire an attorney to file for bankruptcy, but need legal representation to get collectors to stop harassing them, Call 1-800-992-3275 Ext. 1304 with any questions.

Medical Help for Children

Utah families with children in need of medical services or medical equipment needs not fully covered by health insurance can apply to the United HealthCare Children's Foundation for up to $5,000 in medical assistance grants online at www.uhccf.org

Bible Study

Bible studies are being conducted by the Seventh-day Adventists of Emery County on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the home of Robert and Elsie Law, 1065 East 300 North (Bench Road), Ferron. Everyone is welcome to come. For more information, call 384-2424 or 384-2447.

Local Veterans Employment Representative

A local veterans employment representative visits the Castle Dale DWS Office the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments can also be arranged on other days by contacting Steve Wilkinson at (435) 636-2343. The LVER is also available Monday through Friday at Department of Workforce Services, 475 West Price River Drive, for questions about VA benefits, assistance with VA applications, employment assistance and other veterans issues. If you have questions about your benefits or eligibility for benefits, contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.

Power Wheelchairs

The Three Wishes Inc. Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens (65 years and older) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call toll free at 1-800-817-1871.

CASA Volunteers Needed

Each year hundreds of children in Emery and Carbon counties become wards of the juvenile court system due to child abuse, neglect or abandonment. The child welfare system can only devote so much time and attention to each individual case and, consequently, to each individual child. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteers are ordinary men and women who find it in their hearts and their schedules to help these abused and neglected children. Those interested in volunteering should contact Kerrie, the CASA coordinator at 435-381-5595.

Angels Have Wheels

All Medicare recipients should now be aware that if they suffer from conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory disorders, and have difficulty walking or propelling a standard wheelchair, they maybe eligible to receive an electric wheelchair paid for by Medicare. For information on Medicare eligibility contact Gregory at 1-800-810-2877.

Help With Inhalers

The in home Rx programs makes available breathing medications and nebulizers to patients who may have asthma, emphysema or COPD at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-344-5764 or visit the web site www.inhomerx.com for more information on the details of this program.

Senior Mobility

The Senior Mobility Program makes available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled, power electric wheelchairs at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-451-0971 to see if you qualify.

Utah Valley Cancer Center

Utah Valley Cancer Center, located at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center has a new toll-free phone number. Anyone can call 1-866-549-3800 to schedule an appointment, get information about local cancer support groups or to find out more about IHC cancer services and physicians. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Power Wheelchairs

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens (65 years and older) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call toll free at 1-800-246-6010.

Free Wheelchairs to the Disabled

The Wheelchair Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare, and the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation are partnering to distribute free wheelchairs to disabled Utahns. Persons interested in getting a free wheelchair can call 1-877-387-3839, or apply at www.wheelchairfoundation.org/utah

Salvation Army

Donations are needed from Emery County residents to the Emery Chapter of the Salvation Army which provides emergency assistance for the people of Emery County as well as people traveling through the area. Mail donations to the Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 281, Green River, Utah 84525 or Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 817, Castle Dale, Utah 84513. For information, contact Cheryl Keener at 435-564-3432.

WWII Veterans

Seeking Officers, Enlisted Men, WACs, Cadets, Britons, Civilians and /or their families and friends who were stationed at Cochran Field, or lived in Macon, Georgia during WWII, who would be willing to contribute artifacts, photos, articles and stories pertaining to their experience with the men and women working there. If so, Please contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist, WR-LC/MU, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB GA 31098-2442.

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