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Huntington Stake Valentine Social

The Huntington Stake will host a Valentine Dinner and Dance on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. A cordon bleu dinner will be served. A program will be held. Dancing after the program. Al Shakespaere will be the DJ for the event. All adults 18 and over are welcome to attend.

Huntington Elementary Valentine Carnival

Everyone is welcome to attend the Valentine's Carnival held at Huntington Elementary School on Feb. 8 from 5-7:30 p.m. There will be many games and activities, along with dinner. Sponsored by the Huntington PTA. Tickets 10 for $1.

Relay for Life Kick-off

The Relay for Life kick-off will be held Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Castle Dale Senior Center. Sign ups will be held that night, and the teams that sign up will be able to sign up for $50 instead of $100. If your team brings a new team to sign up, registration will only be $25. There will be a small presentation about different types of fund raising activities. Cold Stone ice cream will let teams sell cakes and a percentage of the sales will go directly to Relay for Life. For more information contact Kristi at 653-2471.

Huntington City Dog Licenses

Huntington City 2008 dog licenses are now due. Proof of current rabies vaccination must be presented before license may be purchased at the Huntington City Hall or at the Rabies Clinic which will be held at the Huntington City Fire Station on Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to Noon and Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be Food Handler's classes for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores or deli's. Classes will be taught in Price on Jan. 15, Feb 12, and March 4 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District Health Department located at 28 South 100 East in Price. Classes will also be taught in Castle Dale on Feb. 21 and March 27 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Health Department located at 25 West Main in Castle Dale. The classes are two hours in length and the cost is $10 to take the test. For more information, call Dr. Claron D. Bjork at the Southeastern Utah District Health Department at 637-3671 in Price or Lori at 381-2252 in Castle Dale.

Emery County Recreation Information

Office hours for Emery County Recreation are 9 a.m. -1 p.m. and 1:30-5 p.m. The office phone number is 435-381-2108 or toll free 1-888-601-8075 PIN 1399. Fax 435-381-2194. The office is located at 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale, website address: Board member representative are as follows: Kalynn Fail, Green River; Ryan Jensen, Elmo; Richard Murdoch, Cleveland; Cathy Cowley, Huntington; Dan Whiteleather, Castle Dale; Bart Cox, Orangeville; Jerry Price, Clawson; Jordan Leonard, Ferron; Marie Anderson, Emery; John Nielson-at large; Jim Jones-at large; Commissioner Drew Sitterud-at large. Recreation Director-Shannon Hiatt.

Second Annual Ferron Fireman's Winter Dinner Social

Come and enjoy a meal with us at the second annual Ferron Fireman's Winter Dinner Social, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. at the Ferron Firestation. Chili and scones will be served. Cost of the dinner is $5 per person. All proceeds will go towards a thermal imaging camera.

Vendors Wanted

The Emery County Fair is now accepting applications for food and general vendors for the Emery County Fair which will be held on July 30, 31, Aug 1 & 2. To be an exclusive food vendor, you must have your application into the Emery County Recreation office by March 21. You may pick up an application at the Emery County Recreation office located at 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or go to the website at For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 435-381-2108.

Castle Dale Stake Adult Dinner

Castle Dale Utah Stake will be hosting a stake adult dinner on Feb. 9, at the stake center in Castle Dale starting at 6 p.m. The theme of the dinner will be "Heaven's Not That Far" with entertainment by Joshua Creek (inspirational country music). Tickets are $10 per person. Get with someone from your ward activities committee to purchase your ticket before Feb. 3.

Ferron Rabies Clinics

Rabies clinics will be held at the Fairgrounds metal building on the following dates: Jan. 19 with Dr. Jensen from 10 a.m.-noon; and Jan. 26 with Dr. Truman from 10 a.m.-noon.

Food Handler's Classes

Food handler's permit classes will be held at the SouthEast Utah District Health Department, 25 West Main, Castle Dale, on Feb. 21, and March 27 at 4 and 7 p.m. For more information call 381-2252.

Winter Ball Camp

The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball will hold its 15th Annual Winter Ball Camp on Jan. 19, 20, and 21 in Mesquite Nev. The camp is for individual players or teams from ages 7-18 who will be then be divided into age groups. The camp staff will feature Chris Shelton of the Texas Rangers along with professional and college coaches and players. For more information or to register visit or call 1-877-272-0862.

USDA Reminder for Farmers

Eligible ranchers and other livestock producers can apply to receive benefits through the Livestock Compensation Program and Livestock Indemnity Program and Crop Disaster Program at 801-524-4530.

Orangeville City Dog Licenses

2008 dog licenses are now available at the Orangeville City Hall. Fees are $25 for a non-altered dog and $8 for a spayed/neutered dog. A rabies clinic will be held on Feb. 23 at the new fire station in Orangville from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Emery County Gun Club Schedule

The schedule for the Emery County Gun Club will be: Jan. 19. This shoot 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: Jan. 16; Feb. 20; March 19, April 16, May 21; and June 18.

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.

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

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

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.

NW Services

NW Services is seeking caring families to host high school students. Call 1-866-846-3977.

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. The LVER is also available Monday through Friday at Department of Workforce Services, 475 West Price River Drive, 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.

Power Wheelchairs

The Three Wishes Inc. 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 1-800-817-1871.

CASA Volunteers Needed

Each year hundreds of children in Emery and Carbon counties become wards of the juvenile court system due to child abuse, neglect or abandonment. The child welfare system can only devote so much time and attention to each individual case and, consequently, to each individual child. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteers are ordinary men and women who find it in their hearts and their schedules to help these abused and neglected children. Those interested in volunteering should contact Kerrie, the CASA coordinator at 435-381-5595.

Angels Have Wheels

All Medicare recipients should now be aware that if they suffer from conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory disorders, and have difficulty walking or propelling a standard wheelchair, they maybe eligible to receive an electric wheelchair paid for by Medicare. For information on Medicare eligibility contact Gregory at 1-800-810-2877.

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.

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.

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