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Revival

Rev. Reggie Powers, Director of International Youth Ministries for Pentecostal Church of God will host a revival Oct. 9-12 at 7 p.m. each night at the Trinity Christian Center, 925 East Main in Price. Preaching, singing and fellowship will be offered. For more information call Rev. Arville Patton at 637-8969 or 637-1873.

Camp Dale DUP

Camp Dale DUP meeting will be Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. in the Castle Dale Senior Center.

Charter Schools

A panel of experts will give an overview of research information on charter schools in Utah. The Utah Foundation is sponsoring this event at the Downtown Marriott in Salt Lake City, Oct. 8 from noon-1:30 p.m. To secure your registration call 1-801-531-0244.

Ascension St. Matthew's Fall Fair

The Fall Fair at Ascension St. Matthew's Church will be held Oct. 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Oct. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. See the works of showcase artists, arts and crafts available, homemade soups and baked goods. All are welcome. Door prizes.

Museum of Church History and Art

New special exhibit, By the Hand of Mormon: Scenes From the Land of Promise, opens Sept. 22 and runs through Oct. 12. For information call 801-240-3310 or www.lds.org/museum.

Technical Assistance Program Seminar

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is presenting the Technical Assistance Program Seminar Nov. 7 at the Wyndham Hotel in Salt Lake City. For registration and information call 1-202-663-7071 email eeo.training@eeoc.gov.

DUP Afghan and CD

The Old Mill Camp of the DUP is offering a unique collection of over 200 pictures on CD. There are group pictures and pictures of past and present buildings in Ferron. The CD is being pre-sold to help raise money for the publishing of the book. Use as a screen saver or view as a picture album. The Old Mill Camp has an afghan for sale. Contact Irene Williams at 384-2902 or Ferron City Hall.

Huntington City CDBG

Huntington City will be going after funding available through the Community Development Block Grant. A survey of approximately 345 residences will be conducted to establish the number of family members and income levels in order to qualify for this grant. The city urges you to cooperate in order to help make this application a success.

Huntington Burn Period

Huntington City open fall burn period is from Sept. 20- Oct. 19. Burn permits are required, pick them up at city hall. All burning must be done from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. This does not include trash, garbage and debris burning, only weed growth along ditchbanks. Violators are subject to civil penalties. Do not put any limbs for pickup out on the street after Oct. 12.

Flu Clinics

Flu clinics have been scheduled the week of Oct. 13; Cleveland City Hall, Oct. 13, 8:30-10 a.m.; Huntington Senior Center, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Emery Senior Center, Oct. 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Ferron Senior Center, Oct. 16, 8:30-10 a.m.; Castle Dale Public Health, Oct. 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m., 1:30-4:30 p.m., daily from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Must have have your medicare card, Medicaid card, CHIPS, or PEHP card with you in order to bill. If you do not have a card there will be a charge, no exceptions.

Union Local 6363

Union meeting for local 6363 will be held the third Wednesday of every month at the District 22 office in Price. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Attend if you want to receive 70 year anniversary cap.

Seeking Silence

Home Place in Orangeville welcomes all to find the silence we have lost and need on Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information and reservations call Paula at 748-2230.

Castle Dale Library Story Time

Story Time for pre-schoolers will begin Oct. 3. It will be held every Friday at 11 a.m. Every Friday except: Nov. 28, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

Cleveland Residents

Representatives from the town will be contacting you for a short survery. The survey is the first requirement for the 2004 Community Block Grant. This grant and survey is the same as the grant received to purchase playground equipment. Your time and cooperation is appreciated. Any questions regarding this survey, contact town hall during business hours. Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 653-2310.

Veterans, Widows, and Dependents

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Service Office will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. The field service officer will be working out of the Price Workforce Service Center from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Oct. 9.

Green River Gymkana

The Fall Fling will be held Oct. 11. Pre-registration will be at 9 a.m. Competition will begin at 10 a.m. All equine welcome, western or casual attire. For more information call the Green River Community Center at 435-564-8221 or the Green River Riding School at 435-564-3554.

College Scholarship Source Guide

The 11th annual National Academic Scholarship Source Guide is now available for students and their families. The guide is published specifically to help college bound high school seniors and college and graduate students find scholarship money to help pay for tuition, room and board, text books, lab fees, and other educational expenses. Send a self addressed stamped #10 envelope along with a small fee to cover handling to NAFA, 188 Summer Street, Dept. F03, Portsmouth, NH 03801.

Shakespearean Fall Festival

The fall festival runs through Oct. 18 with three productions in repertory: The Importance of Being Earnest, The Comedy of Errors, and The Little Shop of Horrors. Tickets are now on sale at the box office, or 1-800-PLAYTIX, or online at www.bard.org.

Youth Baseball Players

Coast to Coast Athletics is recruiting Utah youth baseball players (ages 11-12, 13-15,16-18) to represent the USA in international competition in Puerto Rico and Australia. For more information or to request a program application, please visit our website, www.CoastToCoastAthletics.com or call the office at 1-928-854-9455.

Pennies by the Inch

The Pennies by the Inch campaign will run through Oct. 15. Volunteers throughout the intermountain area wll be collecting funds to help families and children who are unable to pay for their medical needs. Contributions can also be sent directly to Primary Children's Medical Center Foundation, 100 North Medical Drive, P.O. Box 58249, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158-0249.

EyeCare America Seniors

In honor of "Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day" the Utah ophthalmological Society encourages you to call the EyeCare America Seniors Program This program offers eye exams and care to seniors who are without an ophthalmologist (a medical eye doctor). To see if you or a loved one or a friend, 65 and older, is eligible to receive a referral for an eye exam and care, call 1-800-222-EYES (3937), 24 hours, seven days a week, year round.

Indoor Swap Meet

Vendors wanted for indoor swap meet to be held Oct. 18 at the Emery County Recreation Center. Now is the time to get rid of your unwanted treasures. Clean out your closets and join us at the swap meet. To reserve a booth contact Nancy at 384-3028 or any youth city council member. Sponsored by the Emery County Youth City Councils.

Wind and Solar Energy Conference

Utah Wind and Solar Energy Conference will be held at the Salt Palace, Oct. 1. Registration at 7:30 a.m. Many workshops and speakers. Register online at www.wind.utah.gov.

Donate School Supplies

There is a box in the lobby at Wells Fargo Bank in Castle Dale in which people can donate school supplies for the students in Emery County. The collected supplies will be given to the school district and they in turn will make the distrubution to the schools. All school supplies, including pencils, pens, paper, notebooks, and calculators will be accepted.

AIDS Conference

The nursing department at the College of Eastern Utah will be hosting an AIDS Conference Oct. 24 from 8 a.m.-noon in the College Center Ballroom on the CEU campus. For more information contact the nursing department at 613-5262.

Fresh Produce to the Food Bank

Local food pantries are asking home gardeners to support the 22nd annual Share the Harvest by donating their excess fruit and produce to their local food pantries. Utahns Against Hunger and the Emergency Food Network encourage gardeners around the state to share their harvest with those in need. The local food bank is located at 40 South Center Street in Castle Dale.

Scholarship Sweepstakes

One hundred high school seniors will be randomly selected to receive a scholarship tuition prize. To sign up for the program or for more information, log on to www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps or call 1-888-511-7302.

Veterans' Affairs Workshop

On Nov. 3 from 8 a.m.-noon, the Utah Division of Veterans' Affairs will host a workshop with the Small Business Administration. The workshop will consist of information for veterans that plan on opening their own businesses or already own a small business. The workshop will be held at the Salt Lake City VA Medical Center building 9, located at 550 Foothill Drive. Pre-registration will begin Sept. 1. To register for the workshop or if you have questions, contact the division at 1-800-894-9497.

Nominations Sought for Country Doctor of the Year

The Country Doctor of the Year Award recognizes the work of America's top rural physicians. Nomination forms may be requested by calling 866-756-0002 or by visiting www.countrydoctoraward.com. Materials must be completed and returned by Oct. 3.

Angels Have Wheels

All Medicare recipients should now be aware that they may be eligible to receive and electric wheelchair or power scooter, paid for by Medicare, if they suffer from conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease and respiratory disorders, and have difficulty walking or propelling a manual wheelchair. For information on Medicare eligibility contact Gregory at 1-800-810-2877.

American Legion Veterans, Widows and Dependants

A field service officer from the American Legion Department Service Office in Salt Lake City will be working out of the Price Workforce Service Center from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Sept. 30. This is a free service and veterans need not be members of the American Legion to qualify for assistance.

Recreation Center Open Night

Open nights at the Emery County Recreation Center will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-10 p.m. Open night will begin Sept. 2. There will be basketball, fooseball, table tennis, darts, board games, etc. For more information, please call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Volunteers Needed

Emery County Care and Rehab is currently looking for volunteers to perform for one hour per month, providing musical entertainment for the residents. Any instrument is welcome. Any single person or group is welcome. Any age. Please call Tracy at 384-2301.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE

The Utah Safety Council is now offering a four-hour defensive driving course for individuals in the Price area. The course will take place on Sept. 27 at the College of Eastern Utah College Center, from 8:00 a.m.-noon. The four-hour course consists of classroom instruction and focuses on accident prevention, driving confidence, awareness of hazards and improving driving skills. Drivers may complete the course for a 50-point reduction from their Utah driving record, once every three years. Individuals 55 years of age and older, may qualify for insurance discounts after completing the course. Registration is $35 per person, or $10 for those age 55 and over that are only seeking a reduction in their insurance rate. For additional information or to register, please contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.

Medications

"Free & Low Cost Prescription Drugs - 7th edition," a book that lists drugs available through patient assistance programs, either free or for very low cost directly from the manufacturer, is published by the Cost Containment Research Institute in Washington, DC. The book explains how to find out if you qualify, and suggests 17 ways to reduce your medicine costs. Consumers may receive the book by sending $6, which covers printing, postage and handling, to: Institute Fulfillment Center, Book #: PD-75, P.O. Box 210, Dallas, PA 18612-0210. The website is www.institutedc.org, and the information number is (202) 478-0481.

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