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RC and D meeting

The Castleland Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. will hold a meeting on Feb. 23 at 1:30 p.m. at the Green River City Hall. Open to the public. For accommodations please call (435) 381-2300 ext. 101.

Utah Boys And Girls State

If you are a Emery High School or Green River High School student finishing up your Junior year in 2011 and would like to apply for Utah Girls State please go to your school counselor and sign-up to be contacted. If you have any questions your can call Carol Riddle (286-2453), please leave a message if not at home, will contact you as soon as possible. Utah Girls State - Southern Utah University - June 6-11.

It's time for the America Cancer Society's Daffodil Days

The Daffodil symbolizes hope. Hope that one day cancer will be eliminated. Order your Daffodils now through Feb. 18. Pick up your Daffodils March 14 -15. One bunch daffodils (bunch of 10) - $10. Small bouquet (one bunch with vase) - $15. Three bunches (three bunches of 10) - $25. Bear and a Bunch - $25. Gift of Hope - $25 (10 daffodils w ith special vase presented to cancer patients in hospitals and treatment centers).Half case (25 bunches of 10) - $225. To order. Contact your group representative or visit Group Representative: Cathy Sitterud 381-5647. Contact info: Dana Olsen 748-257-evenings, Margaret Keller - 381-2867,Cathy Sitterud - 381-5647.

Millsite Golf Academy

A beginners golf class will be held Feb. 22 and run through March 22 at 6 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center for ages 8-99.

This class will teach you golf terminology, etiquette, how to use golf clubs and much more information. A $25 fee is required. Bring your clubs with you. If you don't have clubs, they will be Register at Emery County Recreation before Feb. 18, 381-2108.

Creative Floral Has Moved To: 125 E. Sagewood Road in Clawson

We as a team will still be here to serve you... We are still going to be a full service florist and continue to do wedding's, funeral's, birthdays, anniversary's, get well's, dances, and just because!!!

Please come and see us at out new location. We are taking call in's and will deliver. Call us at 435-384-2832 - Christy Gasser.

Sweetheart Dance

Carbon County Senior Activities Center 450 S Fairgrounds Way, Price.

Feb. 12 from 7-9 p.m. Musice of The Heart, refreshments. Everyone welcome. Contact Annette 650-0049.

United Way of Eastern Utah, Brienholt's, and KUSA present this is your band in concert.

Feb. 25 at the Carbon County Event Center.

The band has been considered one of the best bands of their type in the whole country. Twenty local singing talents will be selected to perform with the band. The show is an effort to promote United Way and their goals to create lasting changes for a healthier community. To audition for your chance to sing with this is your band at this amazing concert contact Anne at United Way located at 67 E. Main Street in Price 637-8911 or the Brienholt's music store 20 E. Main Street in Price at Southeast Paint 637-5060. Auditions will take place in the next two weeks so contact us right away! Don't miss your chance to perform with this is your band and plan on coming to the show February 25th

Attention Playwrights: Enter Your Work In The Cheyenne Little Theatre Players 3rd Annual 2010-2011 New Play Project

Cheyenne Little Theatre Players is proud to announce our 3rd Annual New Play Project Competition. The New Play Project Competition is a program created by the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players (CLTP) to encourage, recognize and support new and established playwrights and encourage new works in the field of dramatic literature.

We are currently seeking submissions from experienced or first-time playwrights in the seven state region of Utah, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska and Colorado. Entries must be full-length plays that have not been performed previously; no film scripts or musicals are allowed. The winning stage play will receive a staged reading by CLTP during its 2011-2012 Season. The deadline for entries is March 31, 2011 and the winning entry will be announced by June 1, 2011.The winning playwright will receive a $250 cash award as well as a $200.00 stipend to assist with travel to Cheyenne, WY to attend production meetings, auditions, rehearsals, and performances of the work. The competition entry fee is $20 per play submitted.

Submission guidelines, application form and a release form are available at the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players website:Â

Emery County

Recreation Adult Men's Spring Basketball 2011

Come to the rec. center and sign up now! You have been asking for it and now is the time. This league will start March 3 and run until April. This is a league where you sign up and we place you on a team for the remainder of the season. The number of teams depends on the number of people that sign up.

This league is for adult men 17 yrs and older. Games will be played on Thursday nights and the fee is $30. Registration deadline is Feb. 24. For more info. contact Emery County Rec. 435-381-2108 or Jesse Ward 435-749-0212.

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.

Emery County Gun Club

The Emery County Gun Club 2010/2011 season is underway.

All shoots start at 6! Squads will be drawn at 5:50. Must be signed up by 5:45.

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

Feb. 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.

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.

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 and click on the "Navigating the FAFSA" button. The presentation can also be found through UHEAA's Facebook page.

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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


To donate DVDs to veterans who otherwise do not have access to them, visit 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

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

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 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

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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