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DUP Pheasant Hunter's Breakfast

The DUP Lily of the Valley Camp in Elmo is holding their annual pheasant hunter's breakfast and dinner fund raising event on Nov. 6 and 13. Breakfast at 7-10 a.m., lunch 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the DUP building, 100 East 60 South, Elmo.

Craft Fair at Huntington Elementary

The Huntington Elementary Craft Fair will be held in the school gym on Nov. 10 from 1-3 p.m. Seasonal handcrafted items are available.

Utah Farm Bureau Essay or Creative Story Contest

The 2004 Utah Farm Bureau Essay or Creative Story Contest entries are due to Joy Humphrey, Box 18, Orangeville, UT 84537, by Oct. 31. Complete contest rules are available from her. The contest theme is Home Grown in Utah. County winners will recieve a monetary prize and plaque.

USDA Emergency Loans

On Sept. 15, Secretary Veneman designated 20 counties in Utah eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency loans due to production losses. These losses were a result of drought, insects, damaging wind and heat, that occurred Jan. 1 and continuing. Applications can be picked up at the Emery/Carbon County FSA Office, 88 South 100 East, Castle Dale, or call 1-435-381-2300.

CEU Bread and Soup Night

CEUs Bread and Soup night will be held Nov. 1, 8, 15, and 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. All proceeds go to the Carbon County Food Bank.

Thanksgiving Musical Extravaganza

CEU Alumni Association is hosting a free Thanksgiving Musical Extravaganza on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. The program will feature the Huntington Glee Club, the Price College Institute Choir, Reverend David Velasquez and Earl Gunderson of East Carbon, and Sheree Fitzgerald of the Tabernacle Choir.

Emery Animal Shelter

Emery Animal Shelter is located a 470 West Hiway 29 in Castle Dale. Adorable animals are ready for adoption: kittens, six weeks old and up. three gray and white stipe, three gray and white short hair, one orange and white stripe. Puppies, 8 weeks old; three black and one tan Lab mix, 5 weeks old Irish setter mix female; adult gray terrier mix, male, neutered. Prices vary and all include spay or neuter and rabies vaccination. Call 381-2539 for prices and more information.

Driver Safety Class

An AARP driver safety class will be held on Nov. 5 at the Castle Dale Senior Center, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Defensive driving techniques, how to adjust your driving to age related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time will be taught. Most insurance companies will give a rate discount to those 55 and older who take the class. There is a minimal fee involved. For more information and to pre register call Carole Ziegler at 381-5023.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be working out of the Price Workforce Service Center on Nov. 18 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This is free service to assist veterans in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits.

Genealogy and Family Heritage Jamboree

The Genealogy and Family Heritage Jamboree hold its 2005 conference in St. George at Dixie Convention Center. There will be 63 classes in seven tracks, exhibits and speakers. For more information visit

Bazaar and Bake Sale

Desert Edge Christian Chapel will sponsor a Bazaar and Bake Sale on Oct. 28-30. Thursday and Friday, 5-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The bazaar items are new handcrafted items. Desert Edge is located at 500 South Main, Huntington. For more information and to donate items, call Sylvia at 687-9184.

Moon Eclipse

The Salt Lake Astronomical Society will open Harmons Observatory in the Stansbury Park Observatory Complex on Oct. 27 to allow the public to view a total eclipse of the moon, the first visible eclipse for three years. For more information sisit the website at,, or call the observatory at 435-882-1209.

Bureau of Land Management RMP

The comment period for the resource management plan, originally ending Oct. 15, has been extended 45 days, to end Nov. 29.

Gallery East at CEU

Gallery East presents and exhibition of the works of Brian Christensen, Bryon Draper and Peter Everett until Oct. 29. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Ferron Elementary Halloween Carnival

Ferron Elementary PTO will hold their annual Halloween Carnival on Oct. 27 from 6-8 p.m. in the gymnasium at the school. There will be food and games for the entire family. Halloween costumes are encouraged but not required. For more information call 384-3117.

Christmas Festival

A Christmas Festival will be held Nov. 5-6 at the Emery County Recreation Center in Castle Dale. There will be food, fun, booths, entertainment and crafts. Friday, 1-9 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m,.-4 p.m. For information contact Jodi at 381-2222 or Darlene at 381-2504.

Holiday Craft Fair

CEU is looking for crafters. CEU classified staff is holding a holiday craft fair scholarship fund-raiser Nov. 19-20. If you are interested in having a booth contact Geniva Brooks at 613-5266 or Kelli Curtis at 613-5431 by Nov1.

Hearing Screening Testing

Emery School District will be doing hearing screening tests throughout the school year. This testing will be done for all students in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, special education and students referred by their teacher or parent. Any parents who does not want their child to be given a hearing screening test should call their school and tell the secretary.

Food Handler's Classes

Food handler's classes will be held Nov. 17 and Dec. 8 at 9 a.m., 4 and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District Health Department, 28 South 100 East, Price. Classes will be taught at the Castle Dale Health Department, 25 West Main Street on Nov. 18 and Dec. 9 at 4 and 7 p.m. For more information call 381-2252 in Castle Dale or 637-3671 in Price.

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.

Critical Issues Facing Children

The 8th Annual Conference on Critical Issues Facing Children and Adolescents will be held Nov. 4-5 in Salt Lake City. For more information contact ESI Management Group at 1-801-501-9446.

As You Age: A Guide to Aging, Medicines, and Alcohol

To receive a free copy of the brochure As You Age, call 1-800-662-HELP. This brochure contains information for all seniors concerning aging, medications, and alcohol.

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.

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 website 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.

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.

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.

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.

Meet the Candidate

The Emery County Chamber of Commerce will host a Meet the Candidate luncheon on Oct. 27 at the Castle Dale Senior Citizen Center at noon.

County commissioner candidates will present their platforms and will answer questions. Republican candidate Commissioner Drew Sitterud and challenger Democratic candidate Gary Petty will be in attendance. The chamber welcomes everyone to attend to learn more about your candidates for county commission. Please RSVP to Jason Giatras at the Emery County Care and Rehab Center so he can get a count for the luncheon at 384-2301.

Air Force Band Coming to Price

The United States Air Force Academy Band Stellar Brass will perform on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Price Civic Auditorium. Free tickets may be picked up at the Emery County Progress office located at 410 East Main Street in Castle Dale.

Information Meeting

The Emery County Economic Development council and the public lands department will host an informational meeting on responding to the BLMs resource management plan. It will be held in the county building at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 16.

Junior Jazz signups Competition League

It's time to sign up for Jr. Jazz Basketball. This year we would like to offer a competition league for all junior and senior high school players. There will be three age divisions. 7-8th grade, 9-10th grade and 11-12th grade. Anyone can play. The games will begin in November and go through the end of December. All players must sign-up as a team. Cost will be $30 per player. It is open to both boys and girls teams. In order to play in this league signup with Cindy Draper at 748-2235 byOct. 31.

Halloween Carnival

Castle Dale Elementary PTA will sponsor a Halloween carnival in the school gymnasium on Oct. 30 from 4-7 p.m. A trunk or treat will also be held in conjunction with the carnival.

For the regular season, signups will be Nov. 1 at Huntington Elem. Nov. 2-3 at the Recreation Center. The time will be 6-7:30 p.m. for all days. This year the 1-2 grades will be played on lower hoops. The 7-12th grade teams will be eligible to play a tournament at the District level. We would like to encourage all boys and girls to play. It is a fun positive experience for all. Coaches and referees are also needed. Contact Cindy 748-2235, Launa 748-2807 or Marilyn 381-5384.

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