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Emery County Farm Bureua Annual Banquet And Business Meeting

The annual banquet and business meeting will be held on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Huntington Senior Center. New officers will be elected and a light dinner will be served. The banquet is free of charge and is free to the public.

Flu Shots Available at Local Health Department

Southeastern Utah District Health Department will start giving flu shots Oct. 23 at the Castle Dale office. The vaccine will be offered 8:30-11:30 a.m. Shots will also be available after Oct. 23 during regular immunization hours. Vaccines are arriving on time and there are limitations. The cost is $25 but SEUDHD can bill Medicare, Medicaid, PEHP, DMBA, Mailhandlers, CHIP, Molina and Altius. Individuals should present their insurance cards at the time of service.

Meeting Change

The October Cleveland town council meeting has been changed from Oct. 11 to Oct. 17. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Museum Amateur Photography Exhibition

The College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum staff welcomes amateur photographers to participate in its photography exhibition being displayed from October to December on the second floor mezzanine. Submissions will be accepted the weeks of Oct. 8-12 and Oct. 15-19 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the museum. No size limit has been set, but the gallery staff reserves the right to jury pieces at their discretion. After the photography exhibit concludes, submissions must be picked up Jan. 2-4, 2008 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with no exceptions.

District Five American Legion Conference

The District five conference of the American Legion and the American Legion auxilary will be held on Oct. 13 at the Price Post 3 legion hall. It will begin at 11 a.m. The American Legion will dedicate their new Veteran's memorial at the Museum of the San Rafael on Nov. 12 at 11 a.m.

Food Handler's Class

Food Handler's Class will be held Nov. 8 and Dec. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the South Eastern Utah Health Department in Castle Dale. Call 381-2252 for more information.

Exhibit at the Museum of the San Rafael

The rephotography of George Edward Anderson's environmental portraits by Peter L. Goss will be on display at the Museum of the San Rafael from Oct. 24-Nov. 30. A reception will be held on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Museum. For more information call Margaret at 381-5252.

Green River Residents

Emery County Weed Department, Skyline CWMA, Castleland RC&D will have chemical available to spray Russian knapweed in the Green River area on Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. at the County Road Department, 555 Long Street. Chemical will be for Russian knapweed treatment only and must be used on the day it is picked up. Bring your spray equipment or hand cans. Some equipment will be available for your use. For questions, call James Nielson at (435) 381-2933.

Huntington City Open Burn

Huntington City open burn period will be Sept. 15-Oct. 14. Burn permits will be required and can be picked up at City Hall. Fall cleanup will be Oct. 1-Oct. 31. Tree limbs will only be picked up during spring and fall cleanup. There will no longer be a monthly pick up of trees and limbs. Dumpster location will be at the Huntington City Rodeo Grounds.

Community Angel Tree

Do you need help with the upcoming holidays? Do you know of someone or a family in need? Applications will be taken Oct. 1-Nov. 30. Apply at the following locations: Workforce Services, Eastern Utah Community Credit Union, Early Head Start, Food Bank, United Way of Southeastern Utah. For more information call 435-637-8911.

Regional Single Adult Fireside

Regional Single Adult Fireside will be held Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Huntington Utah Stake Center featuring the great sculptor Dee Jay Bawden who will be speaking. Deana Bawden, his wife, will also be singing that night. Dee Jay has sculpted many mascots for different high schools, and also the Joseph Smith which was taken from his death mask. Refreshments will be served. All single adults in the Carbon and Emery area are welcome to attend.

Cleveland Fall Burn Season

Cleveland town fall burn season will be from Sept. 15-Oct. 14. Permits will be available at the town office. Allowable material to burn are dry weeds, garden waste, irrigation ditches, tree limbs under six inches diameter, tree and shrub trimmings and non-treated scrap lumber.

Soldiers Addresses Needed

American Legion Auxiliary #42 of Ferron is looking for addresses from people of Emery County that have loved ones proudly serving our country in a war zone such as Iraq or Afghanistan. We have a program started three years ago called Operation Home Support which we send packages to soldiers, but we need help from Emery County residents with the names and addresses of your loved ones that are serving. They need a package from Operation Home Support to let them know they aren't forgotten and that we care and support them. Contact us if you have a family member serving: Jan Hess at 384-2753 or Dixie Swasey at 384-3172. Leave a message and we will return your call.

Share the Experience Photo Contest

The Utah Office of Tourism is encouraging amateur photographers with a love of Utah's public lands to help promote the state's beauty in a national contest. The Federal Lands Management Agencies, along with the Ford Motor Company and the National Park Foundation, are sponsoring the Share the Experience Photo Contest, honoring the best photos of American public lands. The contest is open to the public and accepting submissions until Dec. 31. A total of 14 photographs will be given awards for their excellence. The Grand Prize winning photograph will be printed on the 2009 Federal Recreation Lands Pass and the photographer will receive a new 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid. For more information about the Share the Experience Photo contest go to www.sharetheexperience.org.

National Spanish Trails Symposium

The Southern Utah Chapter of the Old Spanish Trail Association is pleased to announce a National Spanish Trails Symposium Oct. 11-13 in Cedar City. There will be presentation from over 16 trail scholars on a wide range of topics. Admission is $80 per person at the door and includes the published technical abstracts from the symposium. There will also be a Thursday evening chuck wagon dinner ($10), a Friday night banquet ($25) and Saturday trail excursions ($10).

Relay for Life Committee Members Wanted

The American Cancer Society is looking for motivated and enthusiastic volunteers who would be willing to serve on the organizing committee for the Emery County Relay for Life event to be held in June 2008. Our committee has the opportunity to attend a training summit Nov. 3 so respond ASAP by calling Kristi at 653-2471/749-2533 or Deanna at 653-2410 749-2666 for more information.

Drug Rehab Resource

Problems with a drug or alcohol addiction in a loved one? Don't know whom to turn to for help? Contact Drug Rehab Resource for a free confidential consultation to find the help you need. Call today 1-866-649-1594 or find out more at www.drugrehabresource.net.

AA Meetings

A 12 step meeting will be held every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at 195 West 4100 North, Spring Glen, in the New Life Ministry Church. For more information contact 435-472-0547.

Host Families

ASSE is seeking local families to host high school boys and girls from diverse countries around the world. Call 1-800-733-2773.

Host Families Needed

Open your heart and home to an international exchange student. P.I.E. urgently needs host families and area representatives. Call 1-800-828-9001.

Host Families

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year home-stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. If you are interested call 1-866-546-1402.

Seniors and Disabled Struggling with Debt

The DCSD legal service is designed to help seniors and disabled people who cannot afford to hire an attorney to file for bankruptcy, but need legal representation to get collectors to stop harassing them, Call 1-800-992-3275 Ext. 1304 with any questions.

Medical Help for Children

Utah families with children in need of medical services or medical equipment needs not fully covered by health insurance can apply to the United HealthCare Children's Foundation for up to $5,000 in medical assistance grants online at www.uhccf.org

Bible Study

Bible studies are being conducted by the Seventh-day Adventists of Emery County on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the home of Robert and Elsie Law, 1065 East 300 North (Bench Road), Ferron. Everyone is welcome to come. For more information, call 384-2424 or 384-2447.

Host Families

Pacific Intercultural exchange is currently looking for host families in the local area to host a foreign exchange student from ages 15-18. For more information call 877-987-3990.

Local Veterans Employment Representative

A local veterans employment representative visits the Castle Dale DWS Office the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments can also be arranged on other days by contacting Steve Wilkinson at (435) 636-2343. For questions about VA benefits, assistance with VA applications, employment assistance and other veterans issues. If you have questions about your benefits or eligibility for benefits, contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.

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