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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.

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.

25th year EHS reunion

The Class of 1983 is planning a class reunion on Oct. 18. Holiday Inn, Price. The 25th Reunion planners are DeEtte Jensen(Hansen), Renee Maxfield(Robin),Marcie Rogers (Maddera). Email us at emeryhigh1983@yahoo.com. You can send us pictures by uploading them from your computer and give us some brief current information about yourself and your families. You can also do this by creating a my space page at emeryhigh1983@yahoo.com. If you're not sure how this works, ask your kids to help you with this. Families and friends connect with current pictures and events in their everyday lives,via my space or facebook. We would like everyone to go to the page and connect prior to the reunion. The page is waiting for you to join during its completion phase, and with your additions it will make it even more enjoyable to see and communicate with fellow class mates. We look forward to seeing you and we plan to have a good time. Don't miss out on the opportunity to go back to the 80's for one night. Renee can be reached at 435-820-4257 for questions and Marcie can be reached at 435-749-2713.

EHS Black and Gold Game

The Black and Gold football game will be held Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Emery High.

Gratitude Service

A gratitude service will be held at Helper Park beginning at 5 p.m. on Aug. 16 for those who helped or were involved with the Crandall Canyon Mine disaster.

Peach Days Idol at Emery Care and Rehab

Emery County Care and Rehab will host the Peach Days Idol Contest on Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. Age groups are: 8-12; 13-17; and 18 and up. Call the Care Center to sign up 384-2301.

Fundraising Celebration

A fundraising celebration hosted by Emery County Care and Rehab on Sept. 6. It will be held at the Ferron Fairgrounds. The bake sale will be held at the Care Center from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with entertainment. For the items to be given away at the fairgrounds, tickets are available at the fairgrounds or at the Care Center.

Walking to the Edge

Take the day on Aug. 23 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. to reflect on what walking to the edge can mean for your life. Do this at Home Place in Orangeville. For information and reservations call Paul at at 435-748-2230.

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.

Lippizzaner Stallions New Date

The "World Famous" Lippizzaner Stallions proudly present their 38th anniversary presentation of the "Dancing White Stallions." Carbon County Fairgrounds Price, Ut. Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

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 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 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 www.emeryhigh1978.myevent.com to RSVP.

DVDs4VETs

To donate DVDs to veterans who otherwise do not have access to them, visit www.dvds4vets.org. 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, please 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.

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 web site 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.

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