Turnquist Retreat in Elmo is looking for volunteers to entertain elderly residents with singing, dancing, playing instruments, visiting, and playing games. You will enjoy the company of the folks at Turnquist. Call 435-653-2555 and ask for Tonya.
Look for Two New Books
The Emery County Domestic Violence Coalition is promoting awareness and education by donating two new books to help with this problem in our community. Check out these books at your own local library. For more information call Kathy Anderson at 381-4743.
Ferron Babe Ruth Ball
Parents of children ages 7-12 interested in playing Babe Ruth Baseball are encouraged to attend a meeting on March 5, at 7 p.m. at Ferron City Hall. Questions? Call Monte Gee at 384-3195.
Orders for bunches of daffodils are now being taken by the American Cancer Society. For a small fee you can brighten someone's day with the flower of hope. Deliveries March 11-15. To order, call Cathy Sitterud (381-5647).
Neighborhood Crime Watch Meeting
On March 6, at 6 p.m. there will be a meeting at the Huntington Sub-Station, next to Hometown Market. Programs, Youth Crime Watch America, and What's Happening in the Community. All block captains and coordinators should attend. The public is welcome. For more information call Judy Lang (687-5349) or Martin Wilson (381-2404).
Ceramic Art at CEU
Gallery East at the College of Eastern Utah (main building) presents Susan Harris, Ceramic Artist Exhibition through March 8, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Call 435-613-5225 for more information or group times.
Multicultural Services of Utah will present a one night, ninety minute performance on March 6, at 7 p.m. at the Emery High Auditorium. Tickets are affordable for individuals and families. More than 40 talented Utah college students in colorful native costumes put on a highly polished, fast paced, professional show. For more information call Ralph Worthen, 384-2317.
Young Women's Career Conference
Expanding Your Horizons in science, math, and technology by attending a conference for young women interested in more career options on Mar. 9, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Utah Valley State College. Register now by calling 801-224-8401.
A Sunshine Project
Varsity Troop 315 is selling Sunshine (Grade A manure). This money will be used by the troop to pay for summer camp. Payment to be made upon delivery; delivery dates March 9 and March 23 - all weather permitting. To order call Chris Collard (381-5348), Scott Ashby (381-2055), or Joseph Jeffs (381-2850) for prices.
The Campdale Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will meet March 11, at 1 p.m. at the Castle Dale Senior Citizen's Center.
Bone Density Screening
Bone density screenings for osteoporosis is offered to the public March 9 at 11100 S. Auto Mall Drive in Sandy and at 1818 S 300 West Street in Salt Lake City. Appointments recommended but walk-ins welcome. 1-800-214-2729. An easy and affordable way to find out if you're are at risk.
It's Track Time
Registration for the Emery County Track Team will be March 13-14 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center. Ages 7-18 will be competing at local track meets, summer games, and out of area meets will be available. Fee includes a T-shirt. 14 events with local meets beginning April 9. Sign up now - 381-2108.
Stay Close, Go Far
Thinking about continuing your education or getting a degree? Did you know that you can get a degree without moving? Utah State University has a center in Castle Dale. If you are interested, please join us on March 13, at 6 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael.
3 on 3 Basketball
A "3 on 3" basketball tournament for men, women and youth in grades 4-12 will be March 16 all day at the Emery High Spartan Center. To pre-register as an individual or team and for fee and a time schedule call Jimmy Jones (381-2689) or Shannon Hiatt (381-2108). Or show up and register right before your game. Sponsored by the Emery High School baseball team.
The parent/teacher conference at Canyon View Jr. High for 2nd semester will be held over two evenings: Tuesday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 20, from 4-7 p.m. Some teachers will be available for just one session as follows: March 19, - David Bird, Tiffany Sorensen, Jackie Weihing, and Doug Mecham; March 20, - Reed Fehlberg, Kathryn Emery, and Creig Cox. No school on March 21.
Veterans and Dependents
The American Legion Service Officer will be at the DWS Center, 475 West Price River Drive in Price on March 20, from 9-10:30 a.m., and at Green River at the City Hall on March 19, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. You may call to see which documents you will need to bring at 801-524-6040.
Presenting LD Singers
The LD Singers from Ephraim LDS Institute of Religion will perform at Emery High Auditorium on March 20, at 7:30 p.m. There is no charge for this religious program; the community is invited. For more information call Cindy Foote at 381-2050.
CEU Founder's Day
The College of Easten Utah's annual Founders' Day is set for March 23. Events will be groundbreaking for new Reeves Main Building at 4 p.m. at east parking lot on 400 North, a reception for honorees and families at 5 p.m. at the College Center; a dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the awards. Those interested in participating in the alumni choir or making reservations for the dinner can call 435-613-5246.
Give a Helping Hand
Cleveland is holding a dinner and auction for long time residents Lester and Shawna Minchey on March 23. Items for the auction can be dropped off at the Cleveland Elementary school during school hours. Be thinking what you would like to donate; circle the date on your calendar, to help these two who have given so much to this area and now need our help. Call Owen Olsen (653-2240), Jamie Jensen (653-2219), or Sandra Jensen (653-2360).
AA and Narcotics Anonymous
Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous meetings now held in Emery County at the Four Corners building, 45 East 100 South, Castle Dale. Narcotics Anonymous is on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. and Alcoholics Anonymous is Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more information call 381-2432 or 687-9416.
Free Spruce Trees
Join the National Arbor Day Foundation and get 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees ready for planting between March and May . Call 402-474-5655 for membership. Any person joining in March can have twn free shite flowering dogwood trees. Call today.
Rembrandt at SUU
Friends of the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery present Rembrandt: The Consummate Etcher and Other 17th Century Printmakers. The gallery is located on the campus of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, with hours from Noon - 7 p.m. weekdays; admission is free. This exhibit will run through March 22.
World of the Wild
Utah's Hogel Zoo's call for the "wild" is going out once again to all Utah artists with a 9th Annual Art Show taking place now until April 14. Catch this "World of the Wild" exhibit and see your favorite animals at the same time.
Describe Your Town
Mayors want to know what young people think about their communities. 4th-7th graders can submit their views in the "Why I Like My Community" essay contest through their teacher at school or by calling 1-800-852-8528. Deadline is March 1.
Music Composition Contest
Jackman Music of Orem is holding an original music contest featuring Choral (Mixes Chorus), Piano, and Instrumental categories. More information can be obtained by calling Deborah at 801-225-0859.
The World War II - P.T. Boats, Bases, and Tenders Reunion will be Aug. 1-5, at the Sheraton Hotel in Salt Lake City. Contact Duane Renville, Historian at 701-549-2691.
Days of '47 Royalty Pageant 2002
The Days of '47 Pageant deadline is May 10, but for information of the rules, for an application form and more information contact Karen Huntsman (381-5445) or Beverly Jensen (381-2605).
State Medical makes available power (electric) wheel chairs to senior citizens and permanently disabled of any age people, usually at no-out-of-pocket-expense if they qualify. No deposit is required. Call 1-800-340-8525.