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EMERY COUNTY GIRLS SOFTBALL

Elmo

March 10

4:00 - 5:00

Elmo Library

Contact Mitzi Zserai

Cleveland

Tina Olivers home

215 W Main

Cleveland

653-2809

4-6 March 10

Castledale/Orangeville

Monday - 4-6 March 10

Emery County Rec Center

75 S 400 East

Castle Dale

Contact - LuAnn CD 381-5294

Gayleen Cox 748-2052 Orangeville

and

Thursday 7-9

Huntington

Tuesday March 11

4-6

Huntington City

contact Kerrie Sherman

687-9569

Ferron

Ferron Stake Conference

Presiding authority-Elder James McDonald. March 8, Priesthood leadership-3:30-5:30 p.m., Adult evening session-7-9 p.m. March 9, Youth session-8-9 a.m. at the Ferron Stake Center, Millroad Branch session-10-10:40 a.m. at the Emery County Care Center, general session-11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ferron Utah Stake Center.

LDS Music Composition Contest

Jackman Music Corporation is sponsoring a music composition contest. Submissions should be original choral pieces centering on one of two themes: Missionary Work: Dedication In the Lord's Service or Missionary Work: Raising the Bar. Submissions should be written in SAB format and have a level of difficulty accessible to ward choir type groups. Winning entries will be awarded royalty contracts and published. Send submissions to Jackman Music Corporation, re: Composition Contest, PO Box 1900, Orem, Utah 84059-1900. Deadline is Mar. 14. For more information contact Deborah Baker at (801) 225-0859 or email her at debzina@aol.com.

Genealogy Conference at BYU

Genealogy experts and beginners can observe the latest in technology during the sixth annual Computerized Genealogy Conference Mar. 13-14 at Brigham Young University. Workshops, speakers and vendors will provide updated information and training on genealogical software programs, computer databases, email and the internet. They will also review existing programs and evaluate new programs. Hands on labs will be offered in the evenings on Mar 13-14 and on Mar. 15 for an additional cost. For more information or to register for the conference, contact BYU Conferences and Workshops at (801) 378-4853.

Kindergarten Registration

Book Cliff Elementary-Mar. 10, 10-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m.; Castle Dale Elementary-Mar. 11, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Cottonwood Elementary-Mar. 27, 8:30-11:30 a.m., appointment letters will be sent, if you did not receive one, please come at 9 a.m.; Cleveland-Mar. 5, 8-10:30 a.m.; Huntington Elementary-Mar. 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m., appointment letters will be sent, if you did not receive one, please come at 9 a.m.; Ferron Elementary-Mar. 7, 8:30-11:30 a.m., appointment letters will be sent, if you di not receive one, please come at 9 a.m. Effective July 1, 2002 all students must have proof of receiving the following immunizations-five DPT, four polio, two MMR, three Hepatitis B, one Varicella (chickenpox) and two Hepatitis A.

Prayer Paths

All are welcome to spring into new life by coming to the "Prayer Paths II" reflection day at Home Place in Orangeville on March 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information and reservations call Paula at 435-748-2230.

Defensive Driving Classes

The Utah Safety Council is now offering a 4-hour defensive driving course for individuals in the Price area. The course will take place on March 22 at the College of Eastern Utah from 8 a.m.-Noon. For addtional information or to register, contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.

Financial Fitness

A financial fitness course will be offered by Utah State University Extension beginning March 12 and held every Wednesday evening till April 16. There is a fee for the course. To pre-register or for more information call 381-2381.

Interested Vendors

Castle Country Spring Festival to be held March 28-29 is looking for vendors interested in participating. Call Gay Lee at 381-2850 or 381-2108.

CEU Scholarship Deadline

College of Eastern Utah Alumni Association announces that there are two tuition scholarships available through the Alumni Association for the 2003-04 school year. These scholarships are made possible through proceeds from the CEU Alumni Wildman Golf Tournament held last fall. Applications and informational brochures are available at the counselors office at Emery High. The application deadline is April 1.

Camp Dale DUP

The Camp Dale Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will hold their monthly meeting on Mar. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Castle Dale Senior Citizens Center.

Jr. Jazz Elections

Elections for Jr. Jazz presidency will be held March 8 at Cottonwood Elementary at 5 p.m. Anyone interested in helping with Jr. Jazz next year, please attend.

Babe Ruth Baseball

There will be an organizational meeting and board elections for Babe Ruth Baseball on March 10 at 6 p.m. in the Rec. building in Castle Dale.

Veterans Affairs Office Re-vamps

The Utah State Division of Veterans Affairs service officers will travel twice a month to assist veterans in the rural and outlying areas including the Price office. To find out when they will be in your area please contact The Utah Division of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-894-9497.

Days of '47 Pageant

The Emery Company and County Camps of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers are looking for young women that are eligible to compete in the Days of '47 Queen Pageant. You must be at least 18 years of age and have pioneer ancestors that came to Utah before 1869. If anyone is interested please contact Karen Huntsman at 381-5445 or any of the captains of the Emery County camps for further details.

Mesquite Senior Games

If you are 45 years old or older and love to compete in sports activities, the Mesquite Senior Games are for you. The games will be held April 28-May 4 and present twelve sports for competition, basketball, tennis, golf, softball, bowling, fun walk, sporting clays, archery, horseshoes and track and field. For more information and to register, call 702-346-0244, or log on to www.mesquiteseniorgames.com.

Children First Scholarships

Children First Utah is an organization that provides children of low-income families with partial scholarships for attending the school of choice. Applications will be accepted through March 9 and are available at all 127 Zions Bank branches throughout Utah or on line at www.childrenfirstutah.org. Additional information available at www.zionsbank.com.

Steve James to Perform with Elementary Kids

The Castle Dale, Ferron and Cottonwood Elementary students will be performing with Steve James on Mar. 4 at 7 p.m. at Emery High School. The Huntington and Cleveland Elementary students will perform at Huntington Elementary on Mar. 5 at 7 p.m. This is a concert you won't want to miss.

Dude Rancher's Directory

The Dude Rancher's Association has published its 2003 directory of 118 ranches located in 12 western states and 2 Canadian provinces. For your free copy, contact The Dude Rancher's Association, 307-587-2239, wwwduderanch.org, info@duderanch.org, P.O. Box Cody, Wyo. 82414.

Know Before You Go ATV Safety Class

Utah ATV Safety certificate classes for youth ages 8-16 who operate ATVs or motorcycles. This certification makes your child legal to drive on public lands and trails. Preregister at Emery County Recreation Center, 45 South 400 East. Classes will be held March 7-8. For more information or to sign up call 381-2493 or 1-800-648-7433.

Forest Service Announces Grant Opportunities

The US Forest Service's State and Private Forestry Office and Utah State Forester announced that communities may begin applying for 2003 Rural Community Assistance and National Fire Plan Economic Action Program grants. Applications will be accepted through March 31. Grant information and materials are available on the web at www.fs.fed.us/r1-r4/spf/utah/index/html.

Survival Resource Guide for a Nuclear, Biological or Chemical Attack

Are you prepared for a terrorist attack in your community? If not, information in a new booklet might help. The New Era Survival Research Institute has published "Survival Resource Guide for a Nuclear, Biologic or Chemical Attack." The booklet gives information about what to do to improve personal safety in the event of a terrorist attack. For additional information call (202) 882-9000 or visit www.newerasurvival.org.

Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp

Applications are being evaluated for the Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10 through 19 are eligible to apply. Past Participants include Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill, and Antawn Jamison. College basketball scholarships are possible for players selected to the All-American Team. For a free brochure call (704) 373-0873 anytime.

Olympic Exhibit in Salt Lake

To mark the first anniversary of the Winter Games in Salt Lake, the Utah State Historical Society will exhibit objects and historical materials collected for the Society's Olympic Legacy Collection. The exhibit will be held at the Rio Grande Depot on 300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City. It will run through the end of March, Mon. thru Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for more information visit http://history.utah.gov.

Narconon Information

Through our hotline and website we offer free assessments and over 11,000 local referrals. If you or someone you know has a drug or alcohol addiction call Narconon today at (800) 468-6933 or email us at www.stopaddiction.com.

ACT Exam Deadline

College bound high school students can take the ACT Assessment on Apr. 12, the next nationwide test date. The registration postmark deadline is Mar. 7. Late registration postmark deadline is Mar. 21 (with additional fee required). For more information contact your high school guidance counselor or register online at www.act.org.

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