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Huntington Glee Club Program

July 3 at 7 p.m. is the Huntington Glee Club patriotic program at the Huntington Stake Center. This year's speaker will be President Keith G Leonard of the LDS St. George Utah Mission. The concert will also include a tribute to President Leonard's father, Lund Leonard, who was a driving force in shaping the Heritage Days celebration in addition to being a long-time member of the Glee Club.

Lamb Fry Vendor Needed For Fair

A Lamb Fry Vendor is needed for the Emery County Fair on Aug. 4, 5, and 6. The vendor needs to organize and run the event. He or she will keep the profits.

Summer 4-H Activity Registration

Need some fun this summer? Join 4-H for fun, making friends and learning new skills. For Boy Scouters wishing to work on the new Robotics Merit Badge or other youth Grade 6 and older, join us July 18-21 from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $25. A robotics workshop will be held July 29 for younger youth grades 3-6, cost is $10. For more information and to register, please come to the 4-H Office, 75 East Main #114 or call Christine Jensen - 381-2381.

Vendors Wanted

Emery Town Pioneer Day Celebration

Vendors wanted for the annual Emery Town Pioneer Day Celebration, July 23, 2011.

Contact the Emery Town Hall 435-286-2417, or Misty Christiansen 435-749-7039, or Corrine Dalton at 435-749-7068.

AQUATIC CENTER

Lifeguard Certification Class

Emery County Aquatic Center will be teaching a lifeguard certification class for adults who are at least 21 years old. There is a $100 fee. Maximum class size is 10 and consists of 31.5 hours of instruction. After you become certified you will be eligible to apply for an "open" position as a lifeguard at the Aquatic Center. Interested adults should contact Shannon Hiatt at 435-749-1674.

Orangeville City

is having a problem with VANDALISM IN THE PARK we would like to curb the problem by getting a notice out of those using our parks or driving by if they see something going on that is out of place. Some of the problems we are having our the pad locks are being cut off from the power boxes or power boxes broken into &/or destroyed, swings being cut off, smoking in the restrooms, making big messess in the restrooms, destroying roofs of the park buildings & pavilions, picnic tables being moved so kids can climb onto the roofs to skate off the building or similar activity, destoring the trees and bushes. The city is asking parents to be alert while at the park in what is going on and reports immediately when you see any of these things happening or destruction going on. Remember this is your parks and tax dollars that is being violated. Please call the Sheriffs office or Orangeville City.

Castle Dale Library Summer Story Time

"One World

Many Stories"

Wednesdays at 11 a.m., all ages welcome.

June:

28- The Ways We Live

July:

6- The Art We Dream

13-The World We Live In.

Knights of the Order of the Castle Dale Library

Tuesdays at 1 p.m.

June:

28- You are Here: Eurasia

July:

5- You are: Here and There

12- You are Here: In the Universe

Needs Vacuum

Millsite golf course pro shop is in need of a vacuum. If you have an extra vacuum you would like to donate call Jordan at 384-2887.

Are you the next Miss Emery?

The Miss Emery committee is looking for contestants for the Miss Emery pageant in July. Girls between the ages of 17-24 are welcome to compete. First place winner receives a $1,200 scholarship, second place $750 and third place $500. Winner receives a trip to the Miss Utah pageant, wardrobe money and much more. Call Laurie at 381-2119, Leslie at 381-2119 and Patsy at 381-2431 to register.

East Carbon High Reunion

The East Carbon High Class of '66 is holding a 45th reunion and is attempting to contact the following graduates: Randy Collins, Alice Hancock, Evelyn McManus, and Donna Waring.

If you have any information, please contact Don Logston at (435) 888-6679 or (435) 636-2877.

Relay For Life

It's time to get ready for Relay For Life 2011!

It will be held on July 15-16 at the Emery High School track.

Get a team together and come and support a great cause.

Sign up your team online @ www.relayforlife.org/castledaleut and get FREE registration through the end of April.

Team Captain meetings will be held the first Wed. of every month upstairs in the old courthouse at 6:30 p.m.

Questions? contact Valarie Farnsworth 749-0367 or Amanda Bjarnson 749-1516.

You Can Help

Natasha Nicole Brinkerhoff, the daughter of Dave and Joan Brinkerhoff of Orangeville, is a 19 year old vibrant girl. In 2009 she was diagnosed with Melanoma skin cancer localized on her head. She beat that cancer like a champ.

But on April 5, 2011 she was diagnosed with stage IV Melanoma in her lungs, the most severe type of melanoma. She has tumors all over her lungs. Treatment will cost up to hundreds and thousands of dollars.

Anyone wishing to help out Natasha and her family may donate through an account that has been set up at Zions Bank in the name of Tasha Brinkerhoff.

Narcotics Anonymous

Drug Problem? We can help. We're Narcotics Anonymous.

Wednesday evenings 7 p.m. 765 Valley View Drive Castle Dale.

Learn to sew

Jody Porter will be holding Sewing Days on the 2nd and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Free of Charge. You can learn to sew, or work on any project you desire. Bring materials & sewing machine. For questions call 749-9478. Beginners are welcome. Come and learn self-reliance skills. Class runs from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. anytime between those hours. Class at the Orangeville community center.

Stitches From The Heart

Stitches From The Heart needs volunteers to knit, crochet or quilt blankets, little sweaters and hats for babies in need. These items are donated to hospitals all over the country. Patterns available. Donated yarn appreciated for our seniors. Toll free 877-985-9212 or e-mail us at stitchesFromHeart@aol.com or write us at 4572 Telephone Road, #909, Ventura CA 93003. Our web site www.stitchesFromTheHeart.org.

Drug Tip Hotline

Report any suspicious activity to 381-2888. You can remain anonymous.

New Website for Desert Edge

Desert Edge Christian Chapel in Huntington has a new website, www.desertedge.info. Sermons, worship times, and other important information can be found on this site. Check it out.

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.

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.

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.

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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 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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