As many of you have enjoyed countless hours of recreation at the Millsite State Park, concerned citizens would like your opinions about the announcement to close it. A special public hearing will be held on April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Ferron City Hall at 15 East Main. Your input at this time is vital. For questions call 384-2350.
Phantom of the Opera
Pioneer Theatre in Salt Lake City presents "Phantom" which will run through April 6. Your chance to experience this acclaimed musical. For information on tickets and times, call 801-581-6961.
Immunization Policy Changes
Effective April 1, the co-pay for VFC immunizations will increase. Medicaid and CHIP can still be billed; must show your card at time of visit. For prices and if you have other questions please call the Southeastern Utah Health Department prior to your visit for immunizations, 381-2252.
Benefit Yard Sale
Cottonwood Elementary in Orangeville is holding a benefit yard sale for Christy Bingham's daughter Anna and husband Larry Johansen, who have tiny twins who are still in intensive care. Bingham's fellow teachers and the students would like to help this family so the yard sale will be held April 4, from Noon through 6 p.m. Please bring your donation items to the school on April 2 and 3.
Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country will hold a Clean-up Day starting at 9 a.m. on two lots in Valley View subdivision in Castle Dale on April 6. If you have a group needing service hours, this is a good time to help HFH help others. Bring rakes, gloves, shovels. Call now for partnering information, 435-636-3230.
Science and Bible Seminar
Castle Dale Independent Baptist Church presents "Science and the Bible Seminar" by Dr. Bob Glenn on April 7, 10-noon and 7-7:30 p.m., and April 8 and 9 at 7-8:30 p.m. at the Castle Dale Senior Citizens Building. Take a look at the scientific evidence which explains the formation of this world and its orderly function; a question and answer time after each seminar.
Campdale DUP Meeting
The Campdale Daughters of Utah Pioneers will meet at the Castle Dale Senior Center on April 8, at 1 p.m. This is an election meeting; all members and prospective members should attend. You may call Leah Jacobs for further information at 381-2217.
Snow College "Ascension" Show Choir will present its Broadway Review and other up-beat musical numbers on Mon., April 8, at 7 p.m. at the Emery High Auditorium. Special performances by local talent. This is a community service project sponsored by Miss Emery County, Barbara Burke. Proceeds will be donated to support child/youth mentoring programs in Emery County. Don't miss this evening of fun family entertainment. Affordable tickets for individuals and families.
Girls Softball Sign-ups
Registration for Emery County Girls Softball will be April 10, from 4-6 p.m. in Elmo, Cleveland, Huntington, Castle Dale, and Ferron, and 5-7 p.m. in Orangeville. Call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 for locations, town representatives, and more details.
The Cleveland Town Council Meeting for April has been changed from April 11, at 7 p.m.to April 16, at 6 p.m. Questions? Call 653-2310.
You can walk for MS (Multiple Sclerosis), sponsor a walker or make a donation. This year's 4.7 mile walk will be in Provo on April 20, at 9:30 a.m., starting at Fort Utah Park at 100 North Geneva Road. Call local team, S.O.S., captains Kori Oveson (748-2252) or Sharon Oveson (381-5228) to join the team, to make a donation, or for more information on how you can help.
EHS Blood Drive
Roll up your sleeves and circle April 23 on your calendar. Its our turn to help make sure there is a good supply of blood when needed for our area. The Sterling Scholars are in charge and will help conduct the drive at the high school from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Take a friend to lunch and give blood on the way.
Bored? Nothing to do? Emery County Care and Rehabilitation in Ferron is looking for volunteers to spend time with our residents, to read, talk, and walk with them. If you play the piano, or have any other talents you would like to share with them, please call Tracy, Ileen, or Norma at 384-2301.
Burning? Know the Law
The Controlled Burn Season is March 30-April 28. Please call Ferron City Hall to notify of date, place, and time to burn. 384-2350.
Utah Romance Writers
Have you ever dreamed of writing a novel? Join the Utah Chapter of Romance Writers of America on April 12-14 at the Crystal Inn (2245 West City Center Count, West Valley City) for a writers retreat. The conference is free but each person is responsible for their own rooms and meals. Call for more information, Margaret Morgan, 801-947-1527 or 801-736-2000.
10 Star Basketball Camp
Applications now being taken for the 10 Star All Star Summer Basketball Camps, by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10-19 can apply. For a free brochure, call 704-568-6801, anytime before April 15.
Victims of Crime Conference
"From Surviving...To Thriving", the 15th Annual Crime Victims Conference will be held April 17-18 in Salt Lake City. For details call 1-800-621-7444.
Castle Dale is conducting its Spring Beautification Cleanup. Dumpsters will be at Center and 200 North, 600 North 75 East, 200 West 630 North, and at rodeo grounds100 South 325 East. No curb-side pickup this year; call City Hall if you have something that will not fit in dumpster! The Burn Window continues through April 27. Due to drought conditions, there will be water restrictions; plan your planting and watering needs now.
Booster Car Seats Available
Booster Car Seats for children 4-8 years old and 40-80 pounds are available by calling Terry Bennett at the Southeastern Utah District Health Department at 381-2252. Know if your car has lap/shoulder belts in the back seat, head rests or high back seat.
Getting Ready Early
We are getting ready for Peach Days at the Emery County Care and Rehabilitation Center. If you would like to be on our team and donate your talents, we would love to have you. Help us make quilts, decorate pillowcases, do craft items, that will go to our Annual Bazaar to raise money for our residents' garden projects. Please call Tracy, Norma, or Ileen at 384-2301.
Attention Single Moms
Come take a break with us, take charge of your life and experience the support of others. Learn about community resources and find a mentor to help encourage you toward self -relience. Each Thursday from 7-8 p.m. No charge. Childcare is available upon request. For more information or to register call Kathy at 381-4743, or Jackie at 435-637-5542.
Habitat for Humanity has building scraps and patterns for playhouses. Would you like to give of your time and talents to build a playhouse for a HFH fundraiser? Call to volunteer for this fun challenge now, 435-636-3230.
Mark Your Calendars!
Orangeville Day, "Celebrate America," will be held on June 15. Plan now to be part of the parade, entertainment, or help with the many activities for all ages. Call Orangeville City Hall for more details, 748-2651.
Miss Emery County
Miss Emery County Scholarship Pageant is taking applications for participants. If you are interested in participating and will be at least 17 years old by July 20. Call Randy Johnson (381-5505).The 2002 pageant will be on July 20, and will kick off the Emery County Fair. Deadline for application is May 1.
Mrs. Utah Pageant Coming
You can compete for the title Mrs. Utah America. The purpose of a Mrs.Utah is to celebrate the beauty and intelligence of married women. Mrs. Utah America 1999, Starla Kay Stanley, went on to win the Mrs. World crown. The pageant will take place in June in Salt Lake City. Women interested should contact Diane Ritter at 602-870-7572, or visit the website www.mrsutahamerica.net.Apply today.