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Canyon Days Annual Summer Picnic

Aug. 9. The picnic will be held at the Lions Pavalion at the Helper City Park.Program begins at 11:30 a.m. Pot luck dinner at 12:30 p.m. If more information is needed, contact Jay Sillitoe 435-472-5374 or Gay Howell 435-472-5923.

Emery County Flag Football Signups

Signups for Emery County flag football will be held Aug. 6 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center. For more information contact Christa at 687-2747 or the rec center at 381-2108.

WWII Veterans

Seeking officers, enlisted men, WACs, cadets, Britons, civilians and /or their families and friends who were stationed at Cochran Field, or lived in Macon, Ga. during WWII, who would be willing to contribute artifacts, photos, articles and stories pertaining to their experience with the men and women working there. If so, contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist, WR-LC/MU, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB GA 31098-2442.

Emery High Tennis

Emery High girls tennis practice will begin Aug. 6 at 7 a.m. All girls who will be in grades 9-12 in the upcoming school year are eligible to participate. You just need your own racket and tennis shoes. For further information contact Tom Hansen 435-653-2410.

Emery High Football

The first official practice is Aug. 4 at 5 p.m. at the Emery football field. Anyone from the 9-12 grade is welcome to come out for football. The first game is on Aug. 22.

Emery All Star Cheerleaders Fund Raiser

Come see our booth at the Emery County Fair. Will be selling food items to raise money to get to Nationals. Visit our booth and donate and receive discount coupons from local business. Your support is appreciated.

San Rafael Junior High Registration

San Rafael Jr. High School will be holding registration August 6 from 9 a.m-5 p.m. More information in the mail.

Lippizzaner Stallions

The "World Famous" Lippizzaner Stallions proudly present their 38th anniversary presentationof the "Dancing White Stallions." Carbon County Fairgrounds Price, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Professionals Training

Human service providers and professionals training. Understanding, supporting and connecting with clients with a mental illness. Provided by Utah Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Utah). July 31 from 9 a.m-4:30 p.m.- Active Re-entry 10 South Fairgrounds Road, Price.

Emery County Fair Parade

"Let the Magic Continue" is the theme for the 2008 Emery County Fair. The county fair parade will be held Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. and entries are needed. Anything Emery County has to offer is welcomed. For applications go to, or call the Emery County Recreations Center at 381-2108.

Footbal Officials Meeting

The Southeastern Utah Football officials meeting will be held July 28 at 6 p.m. at Carbon High School. This is a meeting for experienced and new officials. For more information call 636-8282 or 637-6556.

Canyon View Junior High Registration

Student schedules for the 2008-09 school year at Canyon View Junior High School have been prepared, and it will soon be time for students and their parents/guardians to come to school to complete the process. Ninth grade Aug. 5, 9 a.m. to noon; eighth grade: Aug. 5, 1-4 p.m.; and seventh grade: Aug. 6, 8:30 a.m.-noon. For families registering more than one student at Canyon View, registration may be completed in one visit. Choose the most convenient time listed above. During the seventh grade registration, two orientation programs will be held in the media center. The first will be at 8:30 a.m. and the second at 10:30 a.m. If you are registering a seventh grader, please plan on attending one of these sessions. Valuable information will be provided which will help our seventh graders make the transition to junior high school.

Food Handler's Classes

Food handlers classes will be held at the Southeastern Utah Department of Health in Price on Aug. 19 and Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. and 4 and 7 p.m. Classes will also be taught in Caslte Dale on Aug. 14, and Sept. 11 at 4 and 7 p.m. For more information call Dr. Claren Bjork or Tami Velasquez at 637-3671 or Lori at 381-2252.

The Big Fix Discount Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic

July 29: Green River - City Hall, 460 East Main Street. Appointments available, call (435) 564-3448. Walk-up micro-chipping and vaccinations available to anyone while veterinarian is at the premises. A $5 processing fee applies to clients getting vaccinations only. Female dog $55, male dog $45, female cat $35, male cat $25. cat family plan $100 (mom and litter fixed - all kittens must be from one litter and less than 5 months old). $10 extra for pregnancies and dogs over 60 pounds. Additional fees for animals with special conditions. Animals must be between 8 weeks and 6 years of age. Do not feed pet after 9 p.m. the night before surgery if pet is over 4 months; do not feed after 6 a.m. if pet is under 4 months, water ok. No sick animals. Cats must be in labeled carriers, dogs on leashes. For more Info: 1-866-PETS FIX (1-866-7387 349) or

The Taste of Home Cooking School

The Taste of Home Cooking School on Sept. 13 in Price. This year the event will be held at the Carbon County Events Center. We are looking for exhibitors/vendors who would be interested in being at this exciting event which would expose their business to more than 800 women from the surround Castle Valley area. Any interested exhibitor/vendors can contact me at 435-637-1167. Again, this event is on Sept. 13 in Price.

Emery County Photographers Wanted

Emery County photographers are wanted for the Emery County Fair. The theme for the display wall is Economic Role in the San Rafael, Mining, Ranching, Tourism, Oil Exploration, Historic Trails, Outlaw Trails, ect. Other roles could be camping, scenic views, ancient Indian writings. Photographs for display and judging will be submitted on July 29 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Photographs will be judged on July 30 and open to public viewing on Aug. 1 and 2. Photographs need to be picked up by Aug. 4 at noon. Rules for submitting an entry can be found in any county library. Call Stan Mathis with questions, 381-2466.

Emery High 30th Reunion

The class of 1978 is holding its 30 year class reunion on Aug. 30. It will be held at the Castle Valley Ranch. There will be many activities. For more information contact Jackie at 384-2990 or visit to RSVP.

Little Miss Emery

Contestants for the Little Miss Emery pageant are needed. Girls who will be 5-8 years old by July 1, 2009 are eligible. The winner will accompany the 2008 Miss Emery to the Miss Utah pageant. The Little Miss pageant will be held during the Emery County Fair on July 31 at 6 p.m. To register call Jarilyn at 381-5667 or the Emery County Progress at 381-2431. Contestants will perform a talent, write a poem, participate in evening wear and on stage question.


To donate DVDs to veterans who otherwise do not have access to them, visit For more information call Laurance at 1-914-835-3673.

Power Wheelchairs Available

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available Power Wheelchairs to Senior Citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify.The Power Wheelchairs are provided to those who can no longer walk safely, nor self propel a manual wheelchair and who mee the additional guidelines of the program. If the patient's need is for use in the home, call for more information to see if they qualify. Call toll free 1-800-246-6010.

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.

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