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Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees will be held Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at the South Towne Exposition Center in Salt Lake City from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. For more information contact Elizabeth Hansen at 801-641-1343.

Emery County Gun Club Schedule

The schedule for the Emery County Gun Club will be: Nov. 24 Thanksgiving shoot; Dec. 8; Dec. 22; Jan. 5, 2008 and Jan. 19, 2008. All shoots will start at dusk, just before dark. For more information contact Jeremy at 381-2057, Jason at 384-3279, or AJ at 384-3393.

Commodities Cooking Classes

Commodities cooking classes will be held in Emery County at the Emery County Courthouse, 75 East Main Street in Castle Dale, from 9 a.m.-noon on the following days: Nov. 21; Dec. 19; Jan. 16, 2008; Feb. 20, 2008; March 19, 2008, April 16, 2008, May 21, 2008; and June 18, 2008.

Manti-Lasal National Forest Christmas trees (435) 637-2817

Ferron/Price Ranger Districts: (435) 384-2372/ (435) 637-2817. Permits go on sale Nov. 19. Permits are $5, one permit per household, one tree only. Permits can be purchased at the Price Ranger District Office, 599 West Price River Drive, Price, Utah and the Ferron Ranger District Office, 115 West Canyon Road, Ferron, Utah. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. any species of tree may be cut, except Ponderosa Pine.

Building Resilience: Creating Hope in an Age of Consequences

The Quivira Coalition's seventh annual conference will be held Jan. 17-19, 2008 at the Marriot Pyramid in Albuquerque, N.M. For full conference agenda and registration materials, log onto and click on annual conference.

Huntington City Turkey Trot

Huntington City's annual Turkey Trot will be held Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. It will begin at the Huntington City Park and has an entry fee of $1. There will be free T-shirts for participants, and feature a 5K run or walk and shorter races for children. For more information call Cathy at 687-2596 or Cheryl at 687-2403.

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:

Dedication of 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 Night on Nov. 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. 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 versus 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.

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. 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 are given every Tuesday at Dr. Sander's office at 46 East Main Street, Castle Dale.

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 687-201 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 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 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 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

CNS Flu Clinic

Community Nursing Services will host a flu shot clinic at Castle Dale Senior Center from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 20. Medicare will be accepted. Shots are $25 for those without medicare.

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