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Camp Dale Meeting

Camp Dale DUP will hold a meeting at the Castle Dale Senior Center on Jan. 10 at 1 p.m.

Ten Free Trees

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 free flowering trees to anyone who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during January. Mail contributions to National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, Neb. 68410, or go online to

Health Care Hotline

The Deseret News/IHC Health Hotline will host a hotline on Jan. 8 from 10 a.m.-noon to answer questions concerning how to obtain health care coverage. Callers can dial the toll free hotline at 1-800-925-8177. Callers do not need to identify themselves and all calls are strictly confidential.

Tsunami Relief Fund

U.S. Bank has established a Tsunami Relief Fund for people who want to contribute to relief efforts in the aftermath of the devasting and deadly disaster is South Asia. Contributions can be mae at any of U.S. 2,346 locations or online at

Free Wheelchairs to the Disabled

The Wheelchair Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare, and the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation are partnering to distribute free wheelchairs to disabled Utahns. Persons interested in getting a free wheelchair can call 1-877-387-3839, or apply at

Photographic Competition

The Eccles Community Art Center in Ogden is calling for entries for its 14th statewide photographic competition. The competition is open to all photographers who presently reside in the state of Utah. All print must be original, completed within the last two years, and not have been previously exhibited in a juried exhibit sponsored by the Eccles Community Art Center. For more information, call Alisha or Debra at 1-801-392-6935 or visit

Orangeville Animal Licenses

Orangeville animal licenses for 2005 are due by Feb. 28. Rabies clinics will be held at the Orangeville Fire Station on Jan. 8 and Feb. 19 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Pet Vaccination Clinic

On Jan. 18, 2005, the Big Fix discount mobile spay/neuter clinic will be held at the Green River Community Center, 165 South Broadway. A vaccination clinic will be held from 9-10 a.m. on that day. To pre-register and for more information call, 1-435-564-8221.

Buckhorn Scouts

During all of 2005, Cub Scouting will celebrate its 75th Anniversary. The Boy Scouts of America organized Cub Scouting for younger boys in 1930. The Buckhorn District will celebrate with a special banquet to honor present

Defensive Driving Class

A 4-hour defensive driving class will be held on Jan. 15, 2005 at the Castleview Hospital classroom, 300 North Hospital Drive, Price. Drivers may complete the course for a 50 point reduction from their Utah driving record. Seniors, over 55 years of age, may qualify for insurance discounts after completing the course. For additional information or to register, contact the Utah Safety Council, 1-800-933-5943 or visit

Buckhorn Archery

Buckhorn Archery will begin soon. Get your bows ready. Open shoot on Wednesday's from 4-8 p.m. beginning Jan. 5 at the Emery County Recreation Center, 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale. Registration will be that day. For more information contact Randy at 384-3393, Eric at 384-2319, Brook at 384-2396, or Jason at 384-2926.


A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be in the area to assist in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits on Jan. 6 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Price Workforce Service Center.

Women's Achievement Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Women's Achievement Award. Winners will be honored during Women's History Month in March 2005. For more information contact Curt at 1-801-526-4315.

Cleveland Fire Department Benefit

The Cleveland fire department will host a benefit for Gerald "Fats" Schade, who recently underwent surgery and is without medical insurance. The raffle will be held Jan. 19 and tickets are available at Country Corner in Cleveland, BK's and Castle Service in Huntington. Tickets are also available from any member of the Cleveland Fire Department.

Support Group for Parents

Grief support group for parents who have lost a child will be held Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the classroom at Castleview Hospital, 300 North Hospital Drive, Price. For more information contact 637-4800, ext. #4018 or 820-0287.

Flu Shots Available

The Southeastern Utah District Health Department in Castle Dale now has influenza vaccine available for the general public. Clinic hours are Monday-Friday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and Monday from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Tom's Trail Information

There is a road onto East Mountain near the Des-Bee-Dove mine. It is called Tom's Trail. It is not the road above the mine, but a trail east of the mine. There is little known of this trail and I am looking for anyone with any part of the history of Tom's Trail. If anyone has any information about the trail, such as who built it, who it was named for, or any other part of the history of this trail, contact Mark H Williams at 435-381-2493.

Old Woman Photos

Merlin Christiansen is looking for photos of the Old Woman Mountain, located by the rest stop off I-70 in Salina Canyon. If anyone has photos please contact Merlin at 286-2348.

Financial Aid

Are you having trouble getting money for college? Have you been denied a PELL grant? Do you lack funding? Have you exhausted all other financial resources? To see if your qualify for financial aid through state and federal programs, contact the Department of Workforce Services at 1-435-381-6100 during working hours.

H.E.A.T Program

The HEAT program is once again in operation. If you need assistance with your heating bills, call Kathy in Community Services at 381-5410 to schedule an appointment. The program runs from Nov. 1, 2004-March 31, 2005.

Outstanding Community Volunteers

Nominate outstanding volunteers from your community for the Governors' Points of Light Award. For information about nomination criteria, go to To request a hard copy of the nomination form, contact the Utah Commission on Volunteers at 1-801-764-0704 or 1-888-755-8824.

Scholarships Available

Students pursuing careers in agriculture are encouraged to apply for scholarships sponsored by Agriliance and Croplan Genetics. Applications are available from participating local cooperatives or on the Agriliance website, in the careers section, or at Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2005. For more information or to request an application, call 1-800-232-3639, ext. 4584.

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.

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