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Hallet to speak at Powell Museum

Eileen Hallet Stone will speak at the J.W. Powell Museum in Green River on March 15 at 4 p.m. Her topic will be "A Homeland in the West: Utah Jews Remember." There is no charge. This event is being sponsored by the Utah Humanities Council and the Green River American Legion.

Health Career Exploration Camp

The Utah AHEC program at Southern Utah University is looking for high school students interested in pursuing a health care career. On June 16-18, AHEC will host their fifth annual Health Career Exploration Camp on the campus of SUU. All high school students are welcome to attend. The registration fee includes housing, meals, workshop activities and a T-shirt. For more information or to receive an application, contact Carrie Torgersen at 435-638-7449 or A registration application can also be printed off the internet by visiting

Free Diabetes Clinics

Get screened for Diabetes at free clinics held throughout Utah during March Alert. For information and a list of screening dates, times and locations, call the Utah Department of Health Resource Line at 1-888-222-2542 or the ADA at 1-888-DIABETES.

A Swell Cure For Cabin Fever

Fourth annual poker ride in Utah's scenic San Rafael, March 29. Registration from 8 a.m.-noon. For more information call 435-381-2493, 384-2264 or 384-2749.

Emery High RodeoTeam

Emery High Rodeo Team will host its annual high school rodeo April 18-19. They are looking for students interested in joining the team, anyone wishing to make a donation or to help sponsor the team. They will also be having a raffle, items to be raffled are on display at Ream's in Price. For more information, call Evelyn at 653-2413.

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, P.O. Box 1900, Orem, Utah 84059-1900. Deadline is Mar. 14. For more information contact Deborah Baker at 801-225-0859 or email her at

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.

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

Financial Fitness

A financial fitness course will be offered by Utah State University Extension beginning March 12 and held every Wednesday evening until 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.

Romeo and Juliet in Price

The Utah Shakespearean Festival's "Shakespeare-in-the-Schools" program will present its touring production of Romeo and Juliet April 15 at the Price Civic Auditoruim. The performance is sponsored by the Price City Culture Connection and the Carbon School District and is free to the public.

Veterans Affairs Office Revamps

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

Dude Rancher's Directory

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

Forest Service Announces Grant Opportunitie


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

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

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.

Schedule for Know your Religion Lecture Series

Price, 150 South 500 East

Chairperson, Anthony Beals 435-637-4432

Programs are on Thursdays and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Mar. 13, Joseph F. McConkie: Temple Symbolism

Registration codes for this series: 23659-03: adult season pass, 23659-04: student season pass

Huntington, Huntington Stake Center, 11 East 200 North

Programs are on Fridays and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Mar. 14, Joseph F. McConkie: The Three Pillars of Eternity

Registration codes for this series: 23659-03: adult season pass, 23659-04: student season

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