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Historical Society Christmas Party
The Emery County Historical Society Christmas Party will be held Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Museum of the San Rafael. Bring a plate of your favorite goodies to share. There will be music and stories to go with the goodies.
UP&L Carbon Emery Alumni Christmas Party
The UP&L Carbon Emery Alumni Christmas Party will be held on Dec. 11. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 7 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Paid reservations must be made by Dec. 6. Call Barbara Wilson @435-472-5182.
Third Annual Ice Fishing Tournament
Join Scofield State Park staff Dec. 27 for its Third Annual Ice Fishing Tournament. Registration is limited and required by calling (435) 687-2491. The cost is $13 per entrant. Check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. with the tournament beginning at 7 a.m. A prize is awarded for the biggest fish, along with drawings for door prizes, and free hot chocolate and hot dogs for everyone who participates.
BACA Community Christmas
All children must be accompanied by an adult to the BACA Community Christmas event at Kraync Motor Company on 98 South 300 East in Price on Dec. 6 from 1-4 p.m. All children will get a free picture with Santa, a bag of candy and a toy.
The Emery County Sheriff's Office And The Emery County School District
A free seminar presented by the Emery County Sheriff's Office and the Emery County School District will feature Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, United states army (ret.) speaking on preparing for school attacks, preventing school violence, school lock down and critical incident stress on Dec. 15 from 4-8 p.m. in the Emery high school auditorium, 955 North Center, Castle Dale. Lt. Col. Grossman is an internationally recognized scholar, soldier, and expert in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and crime. His books include the Pulitzer Prize nominated book on killing, as well as on combat, and stop teaching our kids to kill. Training will be conducted on the Emery High School Campus. No cost for seminar
Price City Fire Department Womens Auxiliary
The Price City Fire Department Womens Auxiliary is in need of batting for quilts that are being donated to the U of U Burn Center. If you have quilt batting to donate or could contribute monetarily to this cause, call Rita Dunn at 637-6150.
Stitches From The Heart
Stitches From the Heart needs volunteers to knit, crochet, or quilt blankets, little sweaters and hats for babies in need. These items are donated to hospitals all over the country. Patterns available. Donated yarn appreciated for our seniors. Toll free 1-877-985-9212 or email us at StitchesFromHeart@aol.com Our web site is www.Stitches FromTheHeart.org.
Huntington City Christmas Celebration
Huntington City's Christmas celebration will be held Dec. 5 at Huntington Elementary. A free dinner will be at 6 p.m. with a program at 7 p.m. Everybody is welcome.
Festival of Trees
The 38th annual Festival of Trees to benefit Primary Childrens Hospital will be held Dec. 3-6 at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 South State Street, Sandy from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. For more information visit www.festivaloftreesutah.org.
Emery High School Plays
Watch for future productions, in January, beginning drama plays, in February, Snoopy will be presented, and in May, a yet unnamed play will be given.
Emery County History Books for Christmas
The book "A History of Emery County" will be available for only $6 until Christmas. Pick up what you need at the Pioneer Museum in Castle Dale, the Museum of the San Rafael in Castle Dale, or the John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Green River. For more information call Sylvia at 687-9184.
Study Abroad Program Blend Spanish Immersion, Biology and Costa Rica
The Interamerican University Studies Institute is offering a Spanish immersion summer program in Costa Rica, for high school students who are interested in environmental biology. Costa Rica ÃÂ¡Pura Vida. combines intensive language instruction, individual homestays and field trips to three areas of the country. Students will experience unspoiled national parks, a marine biology sanctuary open only to scientists, a village of 12 families in the midst of the Cloud Forest, and birds, animals and tropical flora beyond compare. The program is open to students ages 15-17 with two years of high school Spanish and a course in biology (by June 2009). Scholarships available. The scholarship application deadline is Dec. 5. The priority application deadline is Feb. 6, 2009. Session information and details are available at www.iusi.org or 800-345-4874.
Castle Dale Christmas Celebration
Castle Dale City's Christmas Celebration will be held Dec. 4 beginning at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come to the Emery Recreation Center, 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale.
Attention: WWII Veterans
An 18 year old senior from Ostrander, Ohio is looking for stories and other memorabilia from WWII veterans. Contact: Kyle Nappi, 1890 Warren Road, Ostrander, OH 43061. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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. 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. Students come with their own spending money and medical insurance. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3423 if you are interested.