Emery County Republican Convention will be held at Huntington Elementary on April 18 at 6:30 p.m. All Emery County Republican Delegates must have a picture ID and report to the Credentails Committee for their voting credentials prior to entering the Convention.
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.
Swimming Pool Opening
The Castle Dale Swimming Pool opened on April 8. Aquasize will be Mon.-Fri. 8-9 p.m. Open Swim will be Mon., 4-7 p.m., Monday Family Night 7-9 p.m., Wed., 4-7 p.m., and Sat., Noon-7 p.m. For more information call the pool at 381-5298.
Science and Bible Seminar
Castle Dale Independent Baptist Church presents "Science and the Bible Seminar" by Dr. Bob Glenn on April 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.
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.
GR Preservation Roadshow
The Preservation Roadshow offering practical tips on cleaning and preserving your historic family treasurers will be held at the John Wesley Powell Museum in Green River on April 12-13. The Fri., lecture "Caring for Your Collectibles" is from 7:30-9 p.m. A drop-in clinic is all day Sat., from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Six guest presenters will be on hand to help you. All events are free and open to the public. For further information on what to bring, call Tom King at 435-564-3427 or 801-585-6782.
Explore Faith Issues
A program titled "No Right Answers-Now What?" is offered on April 19 and 20 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Salt Lake City, by the Episcopal Diocese of Utah for young adults ages 18-26 who are interested in deepening their understanding of who they are as a Christian. Affordable registration fee includes dinner and hotel accomodations on Friday night, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday. To pre-register, call Christine Contestable at 1-800-343-4756.
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.
Horse Show Benefits ill Children
On April 20, the West Valley City Fraternal Order of Police will sponsor its 3rd Annual Horseshow at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park, 11400 South 2072 West, South Jordon. All proceeds from contestant fees will help IHC Pediatric Home Care services to children with life-limiting or terminal illinesses. Admission is free to the public. Registration is 8:30 a.m. and show time is 9:30 a.m. Speed events, halter and western horsemanship, poles, barrels, and keyhole. Call 801-254-5006 to sign up now.
Habitat Golf Tournament
Sign-up your team now for a sunny day of golf at the Green River Course sponsored as a fund raiser for Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country. Play 18 holes, win great prizes, and lunch is on us. Call now. Individuals or couples can register. 435-636-3230.
A singles fireside will be Sun., April 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Huntington Stake Center. Speakers Elaine and Shawn Peterson family from Cleveland 2nd Ward along with musical numbers.
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.
Veteran Outreach Days
The Department Service Officer of the Disabled American Veterans will be available on April 23 at Green River City Center from 2-3 p.m., and in Price on April 24 at Workforce Office at 475 West Price River Drive from 8:30-11 a.m. Call to make sure you have all correct documents needed. 801-359-8168.
Ducks Unlimited Banquet
Members and supporters will enjoy an evening of food, fun, prizes, a silent and live auction which will be held at the Price Elk's Lodge on April 27, at 6 p.m. Make your reservations now for the prime rib dinner by calling Rick Thomason at 381-2892, or Dan Johnson at 435-637- 2536 or 3077. Early bird deadline is April 19.
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.
Special Needs Kids Class
Children with "special needs" will enjoy a Dance/Aerobics Class taught by the Emery High Spardettes on April 15 , from 4-6 p.m. Pre-register at the Recreation building, 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale, open 9-5 weekdays. Call 381-2108 for more information.
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.
The Castle Dale City Swimming Pool Lifeguarding Class will be May 4, 11, 18, and 25, from 9-5 each day. Requirements for class: Dive for brick, Swim 500 yards, freestyle and breast stroke. Fee involved. Contact: Sarah (749-0647), LaMont (749-0784), or the pool (381-5298).
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.
Health Career Camp
Attention high school students looking for health care careers! Utah AHEC is presenting a 3-day camp at SUU on June 10-12. An affordable three days of on-campus housing, meals, looking at career options, profession skills, science experiments, and social activities, interacting with local health care providers and college students is available by registering now. For details call Carrie Torgersen at 435-865-8573.
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 -reliance. 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, 2002. 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.