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Huntington Stake Adult Dinner

Huntington Stake will hold their Stake Adult Valentine Dinner on Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stake Center. A short program and dance will follow the dinner. Sunday dress.

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 Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be food handler's classes for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing home, school cafeterias, convenience stores or deli's. Classes will 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, Castle Dale. The classes are two hours in length and the cost is $10 to take the test. For more information call Lori at 381-2252.

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: emerycounty.com/rec. 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.

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 and 2. To be an exclusive food vendor, you must have your application into the Emery County Recreation office by March 21. Applications may be picked up 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 www.emerycounty.com/fair/vendor. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 435-381-2108.

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.-12 noon.

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: Feb. 20; March 19, April 16, May 21; and June 18.

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.

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.

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 www.inhomerx.com 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.

Utah Valley 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.

Power Wheelchairs

The Senior Wheels USA 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 1-800-246-6010.

Free Wheelchairs to the Disabled

The Wheelchair Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare, and the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation are partnering to distribute free wheelchairs to disabled Utahns. Persons interested in getting a free wheelchair can call 1-877-387-3839, or apply at www.wheelchairfoundation.org/utah

Salvation Army

Donations are needed from Emery County residents to the Emery Chapter of the Salvation Army which provides emergency assistance for the people of Emery County as well as people traveling through the area. Mail donations to the Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 281, Green River, Utah 84525 or Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 817, Castle Dale, Utah 84513. For information, contact Cheryl Keener at 435-564-3432.

San Rafael Backcountry Horsemen

The San Rafael Backcountry Horsemen meet the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carbon County Fairgrounds/Events Center. The next meeting will be on Feb. 20. Next ride will be Feb. 23. For more information, click the "chapter" tab on the website http://www.bchu.com All riders welcome.

Benefit Dinner for Ryan Thompson

A benefit dinner for Ryan Thompson(in need of a liver transplant) will be held Feb. 23 from 5-8 p.m. at Huntington Elementary. The cost is $6 single, $20 Couple. There will be a silent auction and bake sale; entertainment by the Val Jensen Band, LaRae's Dance Studio, and vocalist Jeannie Baggs. Also a fund has been set up at Desertview Credit Union in Ryan's name.

Daffodil Days

It's time for Daffodil Days again until Feb. 25 to benefit the American Cancer Society's research. To order your daffodils call Kathy at 381-5647. Deliveries will be made the week of March 17.

Listening to Silence

Enter into peaceful living by Listening to Silence at Home Place in Orangeville on Feb. 23 from 10 a.m-3 p.m. For more information and reservations call Paula Wellnitz at 748-2230.

Emery Town Dog Licenses and Rabies Clinic

2008 dog licenses are available at the Emery Town Office. Fees are $50 for a kennel license; $15 for an unaltered dog and $5 for an altered dog. A rabies vaccination clinic will be held at the Emery Town Community Center on Feb. 16 from 10 a.m.-noon.

Symantec Software Scholarships

The Symantec Software Solutions Scholarship program will award four $10,000 scholarships at each of Utah's four regional high school science fairs. For more information contact Justin Whittaker at 801-373-7888.

Valentine Ideas

Looking for some cute ideas for Valentine's Day? Come to the Ferron Library and check out our ideas for valentine boxes. See you there.

No-till Drill Workshop and Dinner

Feb. 13 at 4-8 p.m. at Ferron City Fair Grounds. Drill on display beginning at 4 p.m. Information on sunflower and oil seed production at 5 p.m. presented by Jeff Berman of San Juan Bioenergy. Dinner at 6 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $10 per person. Workshop from 6:30-8 p.m. Featured speaker will be Robert Newhall from Utah State University. Contact Dennis Worwood at 435-381-2381 or Roger Barton at 435-381-2300 ext 113.

Cleveland Rabies Clinic

Cleveland Town will sponsor a rabies clinic on Feb. 23 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Cleveland Cemetery storage building located at 200 North 600 East in Cleveland. Dr. Griggs will be the veterinarian this year. All dogs must be licensed by March 1. Dog licenses are $5 for spayed and neutered, $15 if not. All dog owners are encouraged to take advantage of this clinic. There will be only one for Cleveland Town this year. Late fees will be assessed after March 1.

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.

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 opening your hearts and homes to one of these individuals.

Community Representatives Needed

Academic Foundation for International 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. Contact: L. Karen Platt @435-867-8422 or at lplatt@infowest.com.

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. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stake Center. A short program and dance will follow the dinner. Sunday dress.

Emery County Gun Club

Draw for team league: Purse paid out each week. Participants name will 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. 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.

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.

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 Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be a Food Handler's class for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing home, school cafeterias, convenience stores or deli's. Classes will be taught in Price on March 4 at 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: emerycounty.com/rec. 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.

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 and 2. To be an exclusive food vendor, you must have your application into the Emery County Recreation office by March 21. Applications may be picked up 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 www.emerycounty.com/fair/vendor. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 435-381-2108.

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 Orangeville from 10 a.m.-12 noon.

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: Feb. 20; March 19, April 16, May 21; and June 18.

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.

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.

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

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