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Veteran Benefits and Resources

Benefits Fair

Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Veterans, Spouses, families and loved ones of Veterans are encouraged to attend. College of Eastern Utah, Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Come with your questions about your VA Benefits Bring your discharge papers if available

Cleveland Days

July 17: 6 p.m. - 10 or 20 Mile Bike Ride and Kid's Sidewalk Ride. More info call Kim Player at 653-2440. Helmets Required. Win a Gift Certificate to Decker's. No Registration Fees - Main St. Park; July 18: 5 p.m. Family Barbeque, low prices, and prize drawings - Main St. Park 7 p.m. Coaster Races- More info Eldon Holmes 653-1830 - South Center St. July 19: 6 p.m. Trap Shoot - $10 per person - Shen Jensen's 260 N. 700 E. Win a gift certificate from Jones Ace Hardware. July 20: 5 p.m. Bike Races ~ All ages - Main St. Park

6 p.m. Pot Luck Lamb Fry $5 plate $20 per Family w/ potluck. $8 plate $35 Family w/out potluck immediate family members only.

8 p.m. Entertainment - Cleveland Royalty and The Cleveland Community Band, The Griffin Family. July 21: 6 a.m. 5 K Run registration Main St. Park 6:30 - "Taint No Where" 5K Run - proceeds benefit the Darrell Gardner Scholarship Fund $5 person or $10 w/ T-shirt. For more info call Kisty at 749-9959.

7:30-9:30 a.m.- Breakfast - $5 Person $15 family immediate family members only; 9 am. - Flag Raising Ceremony 10:30 a.m.- Children's Parade - Line up on North Side of 400 West; 11 a.m. Big Parade - Line up in church parking lot. Noon - Ping-Pong Ball drop, games, races, horseshoes, Main St. Park; Lunch, volleyball, Lawn Twister and much, much more. 3 p.m. Co-ed Softball - $10 per team 7 p.m. Barbeque - burgers and hotdogs, drinks School Yard

7 - 11 p.m. Free Music and Dance Featuring "Mohr Sound" Dusk fireworks. Bring your appetite, blankets and chairs because the fireworks are "Hot in Cleveland."

Fun For The Whole Herd in Emery Town Pioneer Day


July 17: Little Sis Big Miss Pageant 7 p.m. Community Center. July 21: Softball - Women 7 p.m. Park. Men 8:30 p.m. Concession stand open. July 20: Rodeo 6 p.m. Christiansen Arena - Registration prior. Concession stand open. July 20: Dance 9 p.m. Tennis Court July 21: EMT/FD Breakfast 7 - 9 a.m. Park. Parade - 10 a.m. Main Street Kids Games - 10:30 a.m. Park Booths Open 10:30 am - 7 p.m. Park Lawn Program - 11 a.m. Park Bleachers Town Fair - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Community Center Dunking booth - All Day Park. Horseshoes - 1 p.m. Park - Horseshoe Area Volleyball - 2 p.m. Park - Flagpole Area Dinner - 6 p.m. Park - Pavilion Area Softball Men - 7 p.m. Park - Ball Field Women - 8:30 p.m. Park - Ball Field Fireworks - 10 p.m. Anywhere You Want.

Join the Emery Town "herd" for two great days of fun and food.

Orangeville Days

Our Past....Present....And Future

July 19 to 24

July 19: Trapshoot at the gun range 7 p.m. To sign up contact Rue Bell at 636-5509. July 20: 5:45 p.m. Childrens parade (line up in church parking lot at 5:30) 6 p.m. Lamb Fry/Roast Beef dinner: Cost $5 per person or $25 for family (immediate family only). The Jones Brothers Band will entertain 7:30 p.m.- Pig Chase July 21: 6 a.m. 5K at the Mill Dam: "The Dam Run Past the Mill" Meet at the City Park and someone will drive you up (call Staci Moss to sign up 749-0228) Registration fee: $15 7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast cost $2 per person; 10 a.m. Parade: Call Carole Larsen for entries 748-2182.

10:30 a.m. races 11 a.m. Games of all kinds for children, teenagers, and adults.Horseshoes call Carl Beckstead 748-5704 1 p.m. Water Games - slip N slide, dunking machines, blow up slide. 1:30 p.m. ATV Poker Run - You can begin anytime between 1:30 -3:30 p.m., prizes will be at 5:30 p.m. (Brent Tuttle 363-5509)$5 per ticket

2012 Desertview

Pro Rodeo

Tickets are available at the Emery County Recreation Office, Desertview Federal Credit Unions, Emery County Treasurer's Office and IFA - Price. For more details call 435-381-2108.

Ferron Youth City Council Presents Movie in the Park

Come enjoy Family Night at the Mayors Park on the ball field in Ferron at dusk. Wednesday July 18: ???, Monday July 23: Big Miracel (PG), July 30: We Bought a Zoo (PG).

The Youth City Council will be selling concessions to earn money for future projects.

Poker Ride

Benefit For Millsite State Park

July 14 - Register at Millsite Park in Ferron Canyon from 9 a.m. - Noon. The first poker card will be $10 and any extra cards will be $5. There will be a parking fee of $5 in the park. You will receive an extra poker card free with proof of park fees paid. Overflow parking available.

Sponsored by Emery County Travel Council and the Southeastern Utah OHV Club. (All proceeds will be used to improve facilities at Millsite State Park)



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

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



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.

Emery County School District Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program will continue until July 27(except July 4 and 24). Lunch is free to everyone 18 and younger. Meals will be available for adults to purchase only after all 18 and under have been fed, cost is $3.50 (cash only).

Lunch will be served Monday through Friday from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the following locations:

Castle Dale Cafeteria

Ferron Cafeteria

Huntington Cafeteria

BookCliff Cafeteria

Please Note:

The Green River High Cafeteria location has been canceled.

Carbon/Emery Counties New Comers Assc.

Is now forming. If you are new to the area call 435-637-6464 (evenings & weekends).

The Castle Valley Pageant

An outdoor drama for families, will once again entertain and inspire all who attend at the Pageant site, DesBeeDove Rd., Aug. 2-4 and 7-11. Free admission. Everyone invited. For more information, please call 381-2195.

Library news

If you can read this you might enjoy stopping by your library. The library offers many different services besides just books. Let the library help you through tough times and tight budgets with digital downloadable books, computer work stations, internet access, audio video entertainment and of course books and magazines. Exciting things happen at your library.


"....hold a hand, bake a cake, listen to cherished memories..."

CNS hospice volunteers share their time and talents with people who are living at the end of life. The special attention volunteers provide improves the quality of life for those that are homebound and their families. Volunteers serve with their unique gifts, adding meaning to their own lives and the lives of others.

Touch a life, life a spirit....join our hospice team.

To find out how you can become a hospice volunteer call Linda at 435-613-8887

Emery County Public Libraries are up to date!

Did you know that you can go on-line to check your account and see what library books you have out? You can even renew them (once) yourself. And you can reserve books. Come in and get your account number and be in touch with your library from your home.


2012 Emery County Activity Guide

Emery County Recreation 2012 Activity Guide is available on line at

Healing Arts

The healing arts have much to offer our community and they are the future of complimentary medicine where methods of health and healing arts are combined to truly help us heal. This group of FREE presentations is designed to educate you on the wonderful options you have right here in our community to help you regain health using the healing arts.

Please come and join our local experts as they share what they know to help you maintain your health. If you have questions or would like to help with our efforts throughout the rest of the year please call Anne Cox at 801-687-2345.

40 North Main in Huntington at the Old Town Hall 6:30 p.m. every 4th Thursday of the Month

26-Jul Re-Building Brain Function Using Acupressure Technique: Crossinology Brain Integration by Anne Cox

clearing Allergies, Pain, Dyslexia, ADHD, ADD, Balance Issues, and Muscle Re-Activation


Free BIT Assessments

2012 Nutrition & Cooking Education Class Schedule **The Latest Nutrition

Research that Supports the Way our Ancestors Prepared Food

Instinctively.* * FREE

Class @ 40 N. Main in Huntington (Old Town Hall) Begins at 6:30pm Every 3rd

Enzyme Inhibitors and the Soy Alert? *19-Jul* Health Benefits of

Making Lacto-Fermented Foods and the Mistake of the Low Salt Diet. *

16-Aug* Fats and Oils: Understanding Omegas and the Importance of

Saturated Fat, Broths, and Pasture Fed Animals. *20-Sept* Oiling

of America: How Unhealthy Margarine and Shortening Made it into Our Diet.

What Oils Should You Use? *18-Oct* Myths and Benefits of

Cholesterol: A Powerful Healer & the Statistical Error that Decieved

Doctors & Dietitians. *15-Nov* Preparing for Future Generations:

Nutrition for Healthy Pregnancy and Growing Children to Prevent

Disabilities. *20-Dec* 11 Ways to Improve Your Meals: Easy,

Inexpensive, and Nutrient Rich. Get Inspired to Get Back to Cooking! For

info, contact Anne Cox, Carbon/Emery Chapter Leader for the Weston A. Price

Foundation 801-687-2345,

*Please mark your calendar for these special classes. Please pass this message along to your local friends, family, and other contacts so they can benefit from our local resources that are given out at these classes. I am attaching a flyer and small handouts if you would like to post them in your office. Thank you for all of your support!*

Anne E. Cox* *801-687-2345*

Emery County

Recreation Office Hours

The Emery County Recreation Special Service District board members have changed the time the Recreation office is open. The office will be open to the public from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. For more information, call 381-2108.

Did You Know The Emery Library Has Several Tools For You To Use?

We have a laminator. The cost is $1.00 for an 8 X 10 sheet. We have free wireless internet for your laptops. We have 3 computers for patrons to use for free. We have a scanner. We have a copier that can make posters. We have a fax machine to send and receive faxes. We have the new release books and magazines to read. We have Play-a-ways, Books on CD, Books on tape, Videos and CD's. We are open Mondays to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We have two friendly, helpful Librarians to assist you!

Southeastern Utah Health Department 2012 Food Handlers Schedule of Classes

Castle Dale: May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29, and Dec. 20. All classes will begin at 4 p.m.

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 ½ 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

Preschool story time

Check out your local library to find out when they hold pre-school storytime.

Southeastern Utah District Health


Immunization Clinic

Hours are: Monday 8:30 am - 11:30 am and Wednesday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. The office is located at 25 West Main Street in Castle Dale. Call 435-381-2252 for more information

Ceramics For Fun

New stuff arriving all the time!! Hours: Tue - Thurs 10-5. Fri -Sat 10-8.

Emery High School "Military Honor Wall"

Emery High School has created an "Honor Wall" to recognize Emery High students who have served in the Armed Forces from 2000 to the present. We would like a 5x7 photo in military dress, if possible. Please include name, branch of service, rank, active duty address, and deployments. Mail photographs and information to Linda Wilberg, Emery High School, Box 499 Castle Dale, UT 84513 or e-mail them to

We would also appreciate any active duty pictures for the display case.

If you have questions or if you have information about our EHS military personnel call 435-381-2606 or e-mail


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 or write us at 4572 Telephone Road, #909, Ventura CA 93003. Our web site

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, Sermons, worship times, and other important information can be found on this site. Check it out.

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.



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.

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.

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.

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


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


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


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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