Riders for Santa
The Riders for Santa annual toy run will be held on Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. The ride will start in Stewart's parking lot in Castle Dale, then hot drinks and donuts in Orangeville. Weather permitting, the ride will continue to Green River. For more information contact Annette at 435-384-2690 or 435-609-1260, or Eric at 435-286-2225. Bring new, unwrapped toys or cash donations can be made to Desertview Federal Credit Union in Huntington or Ferron.
Lions Club Halloween Party
The Huntington Lions Club annual Halloween party will be held Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. at Main Street Park. They will provide the food and drinks, fun and games. They will also host a trunk or treat for residents to bring their own treats and participate. There will be prizes for the best costume.
Website to Help Local Residents
A group of local residents have started a website dedicated to empowering the people of Emery and Carbon counties to articulate their points of view regarding the recent tragedies at Crandall, coal mining and coal mining culture, and the future of coal mining in this region. The website is: www.crandallcanyonvoices.com.
Dedication of Veteran's Monument
The dedication of the Veteran's Monument, located at 70 North 100 East in Castle Dale is scheduled to be held on Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. There will be a program honoring all Veterans.
Senator Bennett's Staff in Castle Dale
Donna Sackett and Jon Cox of Senator Bennett's office will be in Castle Dale on Nov. 6 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. They will assist with problems you may be having with federal agencies, social security, military, VA, Medicare, immigration, IRS, BIA, BLM, US Forest Service, postal service, etc. They will be at the Emery County Courthouse, 75 East Main Street in the small conference room on the second floor.
Senator Bennett's Staff in Green River
Donna Sackett and Jon Cox of Senator Bennett's office will be in Green River on Nov. 7 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. They will assist with problems you may be having with federal agencies, social security, military, VA, Medicare, immigration, IRS, BIA, BLM, US Forest Service, postal service, etc. They will be at the Green River City Building, 240 East Main Street in the council chambers.
Huntington Film Festival
See your movie on the big screen. The Huntington Film Festival will be held at the Star Theatre on Nov. 9-10 at 7 p.m. For more information contact Dean at 1-801-550-2858.
Annual Christmas Festival
A Christmas Festival will be held at Emery Recreation Center, 74 South 400 East, Castle Dale on Nov. 2-3. Friday from 1-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be booths, entertainment, crafts, food and fun. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Jodi at 381-2222, Darlene at 381-2504, or Shandy at 749-2574.
Castle Dale Elementary Book Fair
Castle Dale Elementary's Book Fair will be held Nov. 7-9. Look day is Nov. 7 during school hours, with parents night that evening from 6-8 p.m. Sales begin for students Nov. 8 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., closed during lunch and recess, and on Nov. 9 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., also closed during lunch and recess.
Flu Shots in Cleveland
Flu shots will be given at the Cleveland Elementary School on Nov. 1 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. This is the only date and place flu shots will be available in Cleveland this year. Cost is $25 and some insurances will be billed.
Co-ed Volleyball Teams Needed
Co-ed volleyball teams needed. If we don't get any more teams by Nov. 2 then we are not going to do co-ed volleyball anymore. For more info contact Allan or Cindy at 609-1104 or 820-1072.
Finding Peace Within
Come to Home Place to spend a day exploring some means to peace within self. This experience will take place Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Home Place in Orangeville. For information and reservations call Paula Wellnitz at 435-748-2230.
College of Eastern Utah Announces The Return of Bread 'n Soup Night
College of Eastern Utah is sponsoring its eighth annual Bread 'N Soup Nights on Nov. 5, 12 and 19 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center with proceeds from the dinner going to the Carbon County Food Bank. For the three consecutive Mondays leading up to Thanksgiving, three soups and delicious breads are available to patrons. The cost is adults $5, students $3, meal-plan students $2 and children 8 years and under $2. Students, faculty and staff volunteer at the event to make sure as much money as possible is raised to contribute to the local charity.
Pi Kappa Alpha Game Ball Run
The members of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity welcome you to support their 19th annual Keven B. Kennedy Game Ball Run. This fundraising event is held in conjuction with the UofU vs. BYU football game. On Nov. 23 at 10 p.m. the "Pikes" will run a relay, carrying the rivalry game ball from Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake to Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo. All proceeds go to Camp Hobe, an annual summer cam for kids with cancer and their siblings. For more information contact 435-513-8377.
The annual Lily of the Valley, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers breakfast and lunch will be Nov. 3 at the Elmo Pioneer building, 55 South 100 East, Elmo. Breakfast will be 8-10:30 a.m. and lunch from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. A drawing for a tied quilt and other items will be held at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Festive Fridays Return for the Third Year
The third annual Festive Fridays will be held at the Old County Courthouse, upstairs at 12 noon on the following Fridays: Nov. 9; Nov. 16; Nov. 30; Dec. 7; and Dec; 14. Cost for each class is $2 and RSVP is requested. Call the Extension office at 381-2381.
Spinal Care Classes
Spinal Care Classes are being offered free to the public by Dr. Ronald B. Sanders at Castle Chiropractic. These classes will help identify things that people do wrong that injure the spine. They will also discuss exercises and remedies to help alleviate back and spinal problems. This class lasts one half hour, from 4-4:30 p.m., and is given every Tuesday at Dr. Sander's office at 46 East Main Street, Castle Dale.
Emerald Dream Ball National Search
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the Emerald Dream Team is pleased to announce a National Search for 12 women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and have a compelling story to tell. The women chosen will be whisked away, with a guest, to Las Vegas on Dec. 26, all expenses paid, for a week of absolute pampering and fun. Their week will end with a New Year's Eve Ball thrown in their honor which has been deemed the Emerald Dream Ball. The application process will run through Nov. 8. Those diagnosed are encouraged to visit ww.ememralddreamball.com to submit and application and for more information.
Farm Bureau Essay Contest
The Emery County Farm Bureau announce the 2007 essay and creative story contest. The theme is Celebrating Agriculture. Entries should not exceed 1,000 words. Age groups are: K-2, grades 3-5, grades 6-8, grades 9-12, and adult. Stories and essays may be illustrated. Entries are due Oct. 31. Mail entries to Barbra Jones, Box 1234, Huntington, UT 84528. Prizes will be awarded on a county level and winners will advance to the state level.
Crafters and Entertainers Wanted
If you have product that you would like to sell, join us at Huntington Elementary on Nov. 24 for the Second Annual Holiday Shopping Expo. Call Lindsay at 687-2015 for booth and entertaining information.
Second Annual Holiday Shopping Exp
Come kick off the holiday shopping season on Nov. 24 at the Huntington Elementary from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Food Handler's Class
Food Handler's Class will be held on 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 until Nov. 30. For more information call Margaret at 381-5252.
Community Angel Tree
Do you need help with the upcoming holidays? Do you know of someone or a family in need? Applications for the Community Angel Tree will be taken through 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.
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.
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 please 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.
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.
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.
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.