Vendors for Emery County Fair
The Emery County Fair is looking for vendors for the fair, Aug. 5-9. For booth rental information contact Kathy at 687-2403.
Exhibits for Emery County Fair
The Emery County Fair is looking for exhibits for this year's fair, Aug. 5-9. Get your homemade and home grown products ready to exhibit. Take pride in our county. Cash prizes to all winners. Call Kathy at 687-2403 at 381-2381 or Bernice Payne at 653-2212 for more information.
Miss Orangeville Pageant
All girls living in Orangeville between the ages of 12-18 can participate in the Miss Orangeville Pageant. For information or registration call Janet Tuttle at 748-2731 or you can pick up a registration form at city hall. Registration forms need to be turned in by May 31. All girls in this age group are encouraged to participate to learn new skills and to have a great time. Pageant will be held June 19 at the Emery High auditorium at 7 p.m.
Utahns Against Hunger
Utahns Against Hunger are encouraging home gardeners to support the annual Grow a Row. By growing an extra row of vegetables to donate to your local food pantry, home gardeners can help provide fresh nutritious produce to families experiencing economic difficulties and seeking help at their local food bank. The food bank in Emery County is located at 40 South Center in Castle Dale.
Relay for Life
The Relay for Life committee is looking for individuals and businesses who would like to participate in the annual fund raiser for cancer research on July 11-12. Teams are needed, you can put a team together or the committee will place you on a team. Call Cathy Sitterud at 381-5647 and Debbie Wilson at 381-2886.
Emergency Livestock Feed Broadcast
The USDA recently announced an emergency livestock feed assistance program which will distribute surplus non-fat dry milk (NDM) to producers of beef cattle, buffalo, sheep and goats in eight Western states. Utah State University Extension is producing a satellite teleconference to explain how the milk will be distributed to producers, and to suggest how the milk might be used in livestock feeding programs. The broadcast will air on Thursday, May 22 from 1 - 2 p.m., and can be viewed at the USU Extension office in the Emery CountyCourthouse. The teleconference will also discuss recent developments that will make it easier for farmers and ranchers to exchange the NDM for other, more familiar livestock feeds. For additional information call 381-2381.
Stockshow Entries Due
Entries for the Southeastern Utah Jr. Livestock Show are due at the Emery County Extension Office no later than June 9. No late entries will be accepted. Entry forms are available at the Extension Office, Room 114 in the Emery County Courthouse, or from the FFA Advisor. For more information call 381-2381.
Bureau of Reclamation Open House
The Bureau of Reclamation's Provo Office will hold an open house on June 6 between 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The purpose of the open house is to help commemorate the agency's centennial. The general public is welcome. The address is 302 East 1860 South in Provo's East Bay. For more information call Don at 801-379-1074.
Heritage Days Pageant
Huntington girls, ages 10-24, participate in Heritage Days Scholarship Pageant, June 19 at Canyon View Junior High. Pick up packets at city hall. For more information contact Loretta Bagely at 687-9246 or Kimalee 687-2979. There will be a meeting for those who wish to participate June 2 at 7 p.m. at city hall.
Memorial Day Ceremonies
The American Legion Ferron Post 42 will present 21 gun salute ceremonies in the following cemeteries on May 26, Memorial Day: Ferron at 10 a.m.; Molen at 10:30 a.m. and Castle Dale at 11:30 a.m.
Summer School Registration
Registration for summer school at Emery High will be held May 29 from 9 a.m.-noon in Tom Hansen's room. There is a fee to register. These classes are to make up any grade lower that a "C."
Emery High Graduation
Emery High's graduation is May 22 at 7 p.m. It is the 40th anniversary of Emery High. All past student council members and faculty are welcomed to this formal occasion. Dress appropriately.
Utah Rural Summit
The Utah Rural Summit will be held Aug. 5-8 in Cedar City. For more details and registration information visit www.utahreach.usu.edu.
Utah Businesses Conference
Utah businesses interested in selling their products and services to government agencies will have the opportunity to learn more about it May 29, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Blvd. For more information contact Ray Madsen at the Weber State University Procurement Technical Assistance Center at 801-626-7235.
Desert Hermit Day
Home Place in Orangeville welcomes all to experience a day in the desert like that of the early desert hermits in Egypt. Meet at Home Place May 31 at 10 a.m. For information and reservations call Paula at 748-2230.
Spring City Heritage Day
Explore Utah's best preserved Mormon village during Spring City's annual Heritage Day May 24. For more information contact Roger at 801-533-3561 or Lee at 435-462-2708.
Miss Cleveland Pageant
All Cleveland girls between the ages of 4 and 21 are encouraged to participated in this years pageant to be held on June 21. Registration forms are avaiable at the town hall or Country Corner. There is a registration fee. Deadline to enter is June 10. Brydi Sharp will direct the pageant. Any questions call Jamie at 653-2310 or 653-2219.
Castle Dale City Pool
Time Changes: for lap swim and aqua size class; beginning May 19, aquasize, Mon.-Fri. 7-8 a.m., lap swim, Tues. and Thurs., 5::30-6:30 a.m.
People Living with MS
A multiple sclerosis seminar will be held for people living with MS and their families May 17 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Price Holiday Inn. This seminar will help all involved to learn more aobut the impact of MS family members and discover effective ways to talk to children about a parent's chronic illness.
Babysitter Training Program
The Utah Safety Council announces the launch of a new national safety council program to train babysitters. For more information about the program contact Kim at 800-933-5943 ext. 302.
Buckle Up America Week
Buckle up America Week is May 19-23 to raise awareness of the importance of buckling seat belts. Every 14 seconds someone is injured in a traffic crash and every 13 minutes someone is killed in a traffic crash. Buckle up, every time on every trip. To report unbuckled children call 800-887-KIDS.
National Safety Month
June is national safety month. This month's activites are aimed at promoting preparedness and helping Americans prevent injuries on the roads and in homes, communities and workplaces. June 1-7 is driving safety week; June 8-14 is home and community safety week; June 15-21 is preparedness week; and June 22-30 is workplace safety week. For safety related training and information contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943.
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit
Smithsonian Exhibition explores the diverse food traditions of America. The exhibit will open May 30 through June 27 at the Museum of the San Rafael. Visit www.keyingredients.org for an interactive website developed in conjunction with the exhibit.
Huntington Secondary Water Schedule
Even numbered houses and lots water Monday and Thursday. Odd numbered houses and lots water Tuesday and Friday. Churches, schools, mobile home parks, cemetery and city parks water Wednesday and Saturday. Absolutely no watering on Sunday. No watering from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is a violation to allow water to run onto land owned by another person or onto city streets. Anyone not following the water schedule or wasting water will be subject to penalties. Using culinary water for outside use is prohibited.
Story Time at Castle Dale Library
Laugh it up at the Castle Dale Library. Summer story time schedule: May 30-opening, June 6-Doggone Bones, June 13-Tall Tales, June 20-Harry Potter, June 27-special guest, July 11-Pete's Pizza, July 18-Piggy Pie, July 25-closing program. Be sure to dress up as you favorite Harry Potter character on June 20. The Castle Dale Library is also having a summer reading contest. Don't miss out.
U.M.W.A. Local 6363
Members, attend six meetings and receive a 70 year anniversary hat. Meetings are held every third Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the District 22 building in Price.
Miss Emery County Scholarship Pageant
Miss Emery County Scholarship Pageant is now seeking girls, ages 17-24, interested in participating. Call Natalie Blackwell, 384-3184 or Sabrina Ungerman 687-2624 to sign up.
WFA/WFR Re-Certification Course
Anyone interested in Wilderness First Aid Certification/Wilderness First Responder Recertification can attend this two day course, May 20-21 in Glen Eyrie, Colo. For full information and costs visit www.gleneyriegroup.org or call 1-800-944-4536.
Huntington Secondary Water
Even numbered houses and lots can water Monday and Thursday. Odd numbered houses and lots can water Tuesday and Friday. Churches,. schools, mobile home parks, cemetery and city parks can Wednesday and Saturday. No watering from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Absolutely no watering on Sunday. Using culinary water for outside use is prohibited.
Emery County Archives Wants Stories
The Emery County Archives is looking for your stories of service in the CCCs. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the CCCs, the archives would like to assemble the stories of those either from this area who served or those who came here from other parts of the country. Please contact Shirley at the archives at 381-2671.
Blue Star Banner from the American Legion Auxiliary
The American Legion Auxiliary, Ferron Unit 42 along with the San Rafael Piece Makers Quilting Guild would like to present those families who have loved ones serving in the military a Blue Star banner or poster to hang in their windows. It does not matter if the person is serving here in the US or abroad. Contact Jan Hess 384-2753, Dixie Swasey 384-3172, Carol Riddle 286-2453 after 6 p.m. (auxiliary) or Reva Fillmore 687-2649, June Maxwell at the Huntington Senior Center 687-2502 (quilting guild).
A choir camp for students grades 4-6 will be held at San Rafael Junior High beginning on June 16. To register and receive fee information, call 384-2747. The camp will run through June 27, Monday-Friday at 10 a.m.
A vocal camp for students grades eight and up, will be held in Ferron, June 9-20 at 11 a.m. To register and receive fee information, call 384-2747.
Living Traditions Festival
A celebration of Salt Lake's Folk and Ethnic Arts marks its 18th anniversary. May 16 from 5-10 p.m.; May 17 from Noon to 10 p.m.; May 18 from Noon to 7 p.m. For more information call the Salt Lake Arts Council at 801-596-5000 or visit www.slcgov.com/arts.
Red River Hosts Concerts
The Southern Utah Forest Service Products Association and Red River Rance are co-hosting a series of sunset concerts at Red River Ranch this summer. Performers will include Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the Bellamy Brothers, Dan Seals and Gary Allan. For information and ticket prices contact the visitor center at 435-425-3930 or 1-800-858-7951 or visit the website at www.capitolreef.org. For more information, call Evelyn at 653-2413.
Honoring Moms and Dads in the Navy Log
The US Navy Memorial Foundation is encouraging sons and daughters to enroll their parents, who served in the sea services, in the Navy Log. The log is a collection of names, photos and stories of men and women who have served. The log can be viewed online at www.lonesailor.org. For more information contact David J. Michael at 1-800-NAVY-LOG ext. 730, or email email@example.com.
Bio-tech Academy for Teens
Scheduled for July 14-18 on the Utah State campus, the academy is open to high school students entering the 11th and 12th grades in the 2003-04 school year. Participants work side-by-side with faculty mentors on a variety of hands-on projects, stay in campus housing and eat in campus dining halls during the five-day camp. Students may select a specific area of interest, choosing from fields such as biology, chemistry, food and nutrition sciences, biological and envoiromental engineering, plant and soil science, and animal, dairy and veterinary sciences. For more information contact Heather Kramer at 435-797-3504 or Pamela Garcia at 435-797-2753 or www.usu.edu/biotech.
Chris Boniol Kicking Camp
Chris Boniol, an NFL placekicker, is holding his first Salt Lake City camp for football kicking and punting on July 18-19 at Juan Diego High School in Salt Lake. The camp is for kickers and punters from grade 7-college. There is a fee involved. Call (214) 793-0369 for more information.
Canyonlands Field Institute and Elderhostel International
The Canyonlands Field Institute and Elderhostel International are offering three programs this summer to active adults 55 and up. Arches National Park, May 31-June 5; Colorado River Rafting and Hiking, July 12-17; and San Juan Mountains Hiking with Llama Support, April 12-19. For all program information, visit the website www.canyonlandsfieldinst.org. or to register call Elderhostel at 877-426-8056.
Canyonlands Writers River Trip and Workshop
July 3-8, the Canyonlands Field Institute will host a river trip and writing workshop for five days of instruction, critique and private time for your writing. The river trip feature serene floats as well as rapids through Westwater Canyon. For more information or to register call 800-860-5262 or visit www.canyonlandsfieldinst.org.
BYU Summer sports and Dance Camps
Registration is now underway for all summer sports and dance camps at Brigham Young University. To receive a full listing of camps and workshops or to register, visit http://sportscamps.byu.edu or call 801-378-4851.
Veterans, Widows and Dependents
A Field Service Officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department Service Office in Salt Lake city, will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits. The VFW Officer will be working out of Price Workforce Service Center June 5 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This is a free service.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. A registration application can also be printed off the internet by visiting www.ahec.suu.edu.
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.
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.
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.
Relay for Life Memory Wall
Residents wishing to have photos displayed during this event, please contact Mary Dickerson at 637-0964.
Volunteers of America Utah RSVP
Retired and Senior Volunteer Prorgam we need you! If you are 55 of older and have time to serve your community call now. We are looking for seniors who would like to go to the schools and help with students. We are looking for seniors who would like to crochet booties and hats for babies in our hospitals. If you have time on your hands, even an hour a week we can use you. Call Laurie or Betty at RSVP 381-2765. Our hours are Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Museum of Church History and Art
New exhibit: Latter-day Saints Yesterday and Today, open through Labor Day; Primary Makes Me Happy: A Celebration of 125 Years of Primary is continuing. Museum hours: Mon.-Fri.-9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., Sun. and most holidays-10 a.m.-7 p.m. For more information call 801-240-3310.
Scholarship Publication Reveals Sources
Students and parents may receive a full color publication on how to receive academic funding by sending an email to NationalAcademicFunding@attbi.com and entering "Scholarship Information" in the subject line. The publication will automatically be sent to you. Those without computer access can receive the publication by contacting NAFA, 188 Summer Street, Dept. 13, Portsmouth, NH 03801.
Unemployment Insurance Extension
On Jan. 8 President Bush signed a bill extending Unemployment Insurance benefits through May 31. This new extension does not grant additional weeks for individuals who have exhausted their Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation eligibility. To file for unemployment benefits, phone 1-888-848-0688. Claimants can also file for benefits on-line at jobs.utah.gov.
Firefighter Web Site
American Firefighter Today is an online news and information publication developed for firefighters and rescue personnel. Visitors to www.americanfirefightertoday.com may explore the site for one month free.
Uncle Sam Anwers Everyday Questions
Get the information you need from the new Federal Citizen Information Center, formerly the Federal Consumer Information Center. When you need information on the programs, services and benefits of the federal government, just call 1-800-333-4636 or visit www.FirstGov.gov and get the answers you can trust.
Gina Bachauer International Amateur Piano Competition
Competition will be held June 16-21 at the Assembly Hall on Temple Square with the Bachauer International Piano Festival preceding it June 7-14. Applications due Feb. 1 and include a recorded audition. Applicants must be 33 or older and not derive their principal income as professional musicians. For more information, visit www.bachauer.com or call (801) 297-4250.
Cancer and Treatment Information
Intermountain Health Care has introduced an online resource center for information about cancer and the treatment of cancer. Log on to www.ihc.com and click on the IHC Cancer Services link.
The Emery County Progress is requesting everyone who has brought in photos to be used in the newspaper to pick up those photos. The hours are 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Foster Care Families
The Utah Foster Care Foundation is encouraging Utahns to strengthen families by becoming foster parents. For more information call 1-877-505-KIDS or log on to the website at www.utahfostercare.org.
American Heritage Education Foundation
Our American Heritage Education Foundation is launching a nationwide effort to place fact-based historical information on the Vietnam War era in high schools. High school or college educators need only to provide their name, phone, details of their course including student load, as well as a physical mailing address to receive a free package of materials. Included are VHS tapes, DVD set, a CD-rom, and a bound Educator Guide. E-mail requests to email@example.com. To find out more, call Kate at 1-800-536-5920.
Epilepsy Foundation Need for Awareness
Epilepsy is among the most common neurological conditions of childhood. Yet young people and their families often find that age-old stereotypes and misconceptions about it can be more difficult to cope with than the disorder itself. To provide support and information, the Foundation offers a toll free number, 1-800-338-1000 or visit the website at www.epilepsyfoundation.org.
The Three Wishes Program makes available to Senior Citizens (65 years old and up) and the permanently disabled, power wheelchairs at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. The wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home, and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. No deposit required. 1-800-451-0971 for more information or to see if you qualify.
Utah Arts Council Will Speak
Members of the Utah Arts Council's Board of Directors are available to speak to local groups about the importance of utilizing economic tools found in the arts to strengthen Utah communities. If your group is interested in learning more about how the arts are important to economic prosperity, contact Jerald Holyoak, 801-328-5047, or the Utah Arts Council at 801-236-7552 for more information.
Consumer Information Catalog
A new Consumer Information Catalog is available at no cost. This catalog contains a variety of information to help save you money and answer your questions. It can be obtained by calling 1-888-8PUEBLO, that's 1-888-878-3256, weekdays 8 a.m. -8 p.m. ET., or visit www.pueblo.gsa.gov to order.
U.S.D.A. Website for Those Needing Hay
USDA has developed an internet website for producers of livestock that "need/have" hay, haying or grazing available. The website is located at www.fsa.usda.gov and has a quick link titled FSA HayNet. This is available to assist livestock producers in finding needed hay or grazing.
Albuterol Products Available
The In Home Rx Program makes available breathing medications and Nebulizers to patients who may have Asthma, Emphysema or COPD at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. If you are an oxygen user at home or have severe problems with breathing conditions, please call for more information to see if you qualify. 1-800-344-5764 or visit the website www.inhomerx.com.
Bringing hope to single moms support group and self-reliance class now being offered in Castle Dale. Open to the public free of charge. It will be held on Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m. There will be on site child care available with prior notice. The course offers self-reliance skills, recourses, skills on setting up a safety net and starting a new life plan. For more information call Jennifer at 381-2827 or Jackie at 637-5542.
Clinic For Women
Southeastern Utah District Health Department is offering a clinic for women between the age 40- 64. Get a private check-up by a female provider. Get a pap test and breast exam. Receive a free mammogram voucher. Women must meet age and income guideline to qualify for a free exam and mammogram. For more information call 381-2252.
Emery County Landfill
Business hours for the Emery County Landfill are Tuesday-Friday., 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. and on Saturday, 8 a.m- 4:15 p.m. Closed on Mondays. For questions call 381-2719.