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County Super-Fix

Need to get your pet fixed? Emery County Super Fix is two weeks away, Oct. 4-16. Participating veterinarian is Emery Animal Health, 470 West Highway 29, Castle Dale, 435-381-2539. Extra charge for animals in heat, pregnancies, retained testicles and dogs over 65 pounds. For information call the vet listed or 1-866-PETS FIX or visit www.utahpets.org.

Republican Fall Social

The Republican Fall Social will be held Sept. 24 at the Emery County Recreation Center. Social begins at 6 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Speakers inlcude Gary Herbert, John Swallow's campaign representative, Phil Peay and Drew Sitterud.

Plodder to Dance

Revitalize your inner life at a reflection day at Home Place in Orangeville under the theme of Plodder to Dance on Oct. 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information and reservations call Paula 435-748-2230.

Coed Volleyball Sign Ups

Signs ups for coed volleyball will be held until Sept. 27. Contact Allan at 653-2827 for more information. Games will begin Sept. 29.

Historical Society

On Sept. 25, The Emery County Historical Society and the Museum of the San Rafael will host the Utah Rock Art Association in the Museum at 7 p.m. Layne Miller will be the guest speaker and will give a presentation on Utah Rock Art. The public is welcome to attend.

Ascension St. Matthew's Church

The fall schedule for Ascension St. Matthew's Church will be as follows: Sundays 9:30 a.m.-Sunday school for all ages; 10:30 a.m.-worship, followed by fellowship and refreshments with a potluck lunch on the first Sunday of each month. Wednesdays, beginning in October, 6:30 p.m. worship. For more information call 346-0106. The church is located at 522 Homestead Boulevard in Price.

Oktoberfest

Notre Dame Church will once again present Oktoberfest for the community on Oct. 2. Food will be served from 11 a,.m.-7 p.m. Other activities will include a pastry booth, silent auction and raffles, grocery give away and games. Come and bring your family for a day of food, fun and games.

CEU Gallery East

College of Eastern Utah is opening its new 2004-2005 exhibition schedule with a printmaking exhibit titled "World Printmaking" which runs through Sept. 24. Gallery hours at 8:3- a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

IronHorse Raceway

USRA non points race will be held Sept. 18, north of Huntington, early sign ups will be on Friday at the track from 5-9 p.m. For more information contact Blair or Maurdi at 435-687-9273. 435-820-6514, or 435-820-6519.

Castle Dale Library Storytime

Pre-school age story time begins at the Castle Dale Library on Sept. 1. at 11 a.m. On Sept. 15, Whales.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, department service office, will be in the area to assist in understanding and applying for rightful benefits, on Sept. 16 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Price Workforce Service Center.

Bike the Swell

MECCA's mountain bike festival will be held Sept. 24-26. The event is sponsored by Emery County Recreation. There will be three days of rides to enjoy the scenery of the Swell. Registration fee includes spaghetti dinner, continental breakfast, dutch oven dinner, T-shirt and entry into prize drawing. For more information call 653-2500 or 653-2440.

Project Wild

Project Wild Educator Training will be held at Huntington Elementary Oct. 15-16. These workshops are good for teachers, youth and scout leaders who want to teach students more about the environment and wildlife in a fun way. A registration form can be downloaded from www.wildlife.utah.gov/projectwild. For more information contact Diana Vos at 1-801-538-4719.

Defensive Driving Course

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. 18 at the Castleview Hospital classroom located at 300 North Hospital Drive, from 8 a.m.-noon. For additional information or to register, contact the Utah Safety Council at 1-800-933-5943 or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org. There is a fee involved.

Survival Fair/Emergency Preparedness

"Are you prepared to survive?" Come to the survival fair and become educated with the latest information. The fair will be held Oct. 8 from 5-8 p.m. at Emery High School. There will be many booths with all types of survival information available.

Economic Summit

Emery County's 2004 Economic Summit "What's Swell in Emery County" will be held Sept. 14 at the County Office Building and museum in Castle Dale. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Pre-registration can be completed with Emery County Economic Development, 381-5576. Keynote address will be given by Jon Huntsman, Jr. and several breakout sessions will be held.

CDs for Troops

A California teenager is gathering CDs and DVDs for our troops. For more information on sending letters of thanks and used CDs and DVDs, visit www.aMillionThanks.org or mail to A Million Thanks, c/o Lutheran High School, 2222 North Santiago Blvd., Orange, CA. 92867.

Memorial Fund Raiser

A fund raiser is being held for Cemetery Memorial Plaques for each of the cemeteries. Donations can be sent to PO Box 126, Cleveland, Utah 84518.

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.

Eyeglasses for Lions Club

The Huntington Lions Club is gathering used eyeglasses to be distributed to needy people in Third World countries. There is a special need for childrens glasses. For more information, contact Judy Lang at 687-5349.

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.

Union Local 6363

Attention, 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.

Girl Scout Leaders Needed

Girl Scouts need leaders in Emery County. Call Nina Green at 800-678-7809 to volunteer.

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