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Nominations for Days of '47

Nominations are being accepted for the person who most exemplifies the pioneer legacy of industry and integrity and whose work benefits present and future generations. The categories are as follows: business and enterprise; education, health and humanitarian assistance; historic and creative arts; sportsmanship and athletics; scientific and technology development; and a posthumous legacy award.

Emery County Republican Party

Lincoln Day breakfast Feb. 16 will be held at the Museum of the San Rafael at 8 a.m. Note this is a change from the Senior Citizens Center. Representatives from the Governors office, Attorney General, State Auditor, House District 2, Senate District and other candidates are expected to speak at this breakfast.

St. George Family History EXPO

Dixie Convention Center-1835 Convention Center Drive, St. George on Feb. 8-9 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The theme for this years conference is Pirates of the Pedigree.

Looking for Host Families

Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange is looking for host families in the local area to host a foreign exchange student. These young ambassadors are between 15 and 18 years of age and all speak English. Student's profiles will start arriving for students from various countries. Students come with their own spending money and medical insurance. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3423 if you are interested in opeing your hearts and homes to one of these individuals.

Community Representatives Needed

Academic Foundation for Intenational Cultural Exchange is looking for community representatives to assist in finding host families and work with the students and their families during the school year. Individuals must enjoy teenagers and have good communication skills. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3243 if you are interested in learning more about becoming a community representative.

Looking For Information

I am looking for any histories of Clara Ann Barton Petty. She was married to George Albert Petty. I have acquired a photo of Clara Ann and her sisters and would be happy to share the picture with anyone that wants one. The picture came from a relative in Canada. Please contact: L. Karen Platt @435-867-8422 or at

Girl Scout Cookies

Troop 1865 is now selling, for a limited time only, Girl Scout Cookies. Cost is $3.50 per box so get your order in now. Call 687-2752, 653-2830 or 653-2055.

Huntington Stake Adult Dinner

Huntington Stake will hold their Stake Adult Valentine Dinner on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stake Center. A short program and dance will follow the dinner. Sunday dress.

Financial Aid Night

Emery High School will be holding a financial aid night for seniors and their parents on Feb. 7 at 6:30 the high school cafeteria.

Emery County Gun Club

Draw for team league starts Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Shoot 25 rounds from the 16 yard line and 25 rounds from the 22 yard line $14 per shoot, $8 to club, $6 to purse. Purse paid out each week. Participants name wil be put on a playing card and then the cards will be shuffled and squads will be drawn at random. Must be present at 7 p.m. for drawing of teams. Jan. 19 games at dark; Feb. 2 games at dark; Feb. 8 draw league at dark; Feb. 16 games at dark; Feb. 22 draw league at 7 p.m.; March 1 games at dark; March 7 draw league at 7 p.m.; March 15 games at dark; March 21 draw league at 7 p.m.; March 29 games at dark.

Scholarship Application Deadlines

Attention seniors, in order to apply for a scholarship you must first apply for admission and pay the admission application fee. The following is a list of schools and the deadlines for admission: Brigham Young University, Feb. 1; Southern Utah University, Feb. 1; Snow College, Feb. 1; University of Utah, Feb. 1; Utah State University, Feb. 1; Utah Valley University, Feb. 1; Weber State University Feb. 1; LDS Business College, Feb. 15; Westminster College, Feb. 15; College of Eastern Utah, March 1; Dixie State College, ongoing; Salt Lake Community College, March 1; Snow College South, March 1; Utah College of Applied Technology, varies; Stevens-Henegar Business College, April 15.

Rangeland Monitoring Workshop

To all Utah livestock producers, there will be a rangeland monitoring workshop on Feb. 20, 21, and 22. Registration deadline is Feb. 6. Fee required. For more information contact Dave Cook, grazing improvement coordinator at 801-647-3545.

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