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Orangeville Animal Licenses

Orangeville animal licenses for 2005 are due by Feb. 28. A rabies clinics will be held at the Orangeville Fire Station Feb. 19 from 9 a.m.-noon. Obtaining a license after Feb. 28 will result in a late fee of $25.

Little League Wrestling

Junior Spartan Little League Wrestling is having an organizational meeting Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. in the Canyon View Junior High band room. Anyone interested in organizing or coaching is encouraged to attend. Coaches are desperately needed for this season to happen. Contact Ferd Allred 687-2370.

Pioneer Museum Hours

New hours for the Pioneer Museum are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and Saturday noon-4 p.m. Share your pioneer heritage with family and friends.

Emery High P/T/S Conference

Emery High parent/teacher/student conference will be held Feb. 17 at the high school media center from 3-9 p.m. Mid-term progress reports will be handed out to students on Feb. 16. Copies will also be available for parents at PTS conference.

DUP District Conference

Emery/Carbon County Companies of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will hold their Annual District Convention on March 12 at the Museum of the San Rafael, Castle Dale. Book Sales begin at 8 a.m.; officers meeting at 9 a.m.; and general meeting at 10:15 a.m. Luncheon (cost $5.50) will be served. Guest Speakers will be Lou Jean Wiggins and Carol Buchmiller of DUP International. Emery County Company will host the event. For more information or to make reservations contact your local DUP camp officers.

Days of '47 Entries Sought

Nominees are being sought for annual Pioneers of Progress Awards. These awards salute the six individuals who embody the best of Utah's pioneering heritage and spirit. Any current Utah resident, of any age, can be nominated in these categories: science and technology; business enterprise; education, health; humanitarian; historical and creative arts; sportsmanship and athletics; and posthumous legacy. Call Kathi Izatt at 1-801-257-7959 for more information. Forms are available at Deadline is March 8.

Scouting Expo

A new name for the Scout-A-Rama is Scouting Expo. All scouts and cub scouts are welcome to participate. It's not too late to sign up for a booth, contact Laren Huntsman at 381-5445. The cub scouts will be around to sell tickets. The public is also welcome to attend. Bring your families and have a lot of fun on March 12 from 9 a.m.-noon in the Emery High old gym.

Castle Dale Book Fair

Castle Dale Elementary book fair will be held Feb. 23-25. The open house will be on Feb. 23 from 6:30-8 p.m. The fair will be during school hours Feb. 23-25.

Huntington Elementary Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for Huntington Elementary School will be held Feb. 28 from 8 a.m.-noon. Those with last names beginning with A-I come from 9-10 a.m., names beginning with J-R come from 10-11 a.m., and names beginning with S-Z come from 11 a.m.-noon.

Eagle Scout Requests Donations

Zac Smith, a scout from Huntington, is making school and hygiene kits for the humanitarian aid project for the tsunami victims as his Eagle Scout project. Donations for both kits are needed by Feb. 19 and the kits will be put together by the scouts. Call 687-9422 for a list of items needed or for more information.

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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