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Benefit Roping for Ty Justice

A benefit roping will be held for Ty Justice on Dec. 6 at the Castle Dale Rodeo Grounds. Sign-up at 9 a.m., rope at 10 a.m. For more information call Tate Weber 435-384-2734 or Laramie Morgan 435-749-9747.

Addiction Recovery Help

Narconon reminds parents that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs with youth is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your kids help if they need it. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all classes of drugs. Narconon also offers free addiction counseling, assessments and referrals to rehabilitation centers. 877-413-3073 or

Book Fair

Ferron Elementary School Library will be holding a Book Fair on the following dates: Dec. 10, 12:30-7 p.m., Dec. 11, 12:30-7 p.m., Dec. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Give the gift of reading this Holiday Season. Also, visit the sixth grade annual Christmas Shop on Dec. 10 -11 from 1-2:30 p.m.

Emery County Senior Citizen Christmas Party

Emery County will host its annual Christmas Party for all seniors in the county on Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael in Castle Dale. Free dinner and entertainment provided. Check with your senior center they will provide transportation.

CEU Christmas Pottery Sale

The College of Eastern Utah Christmas Pottery sale will be held Dec. 4-5 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. in the student center, 300 East 500 North, Price.

Orangeville Christmas in the Park Chili/Soup Cookoff

On Dec. 6 in the Orangeville Community Center there will be judging of chili and soup at 4 p.m. Bring one gallon of your soup or chili to be judged and it will be served at the public dinner. Sign up for the cookoff prior to Dec. 5 at city hall. The chili and soup will be served at 5 p.m. At 4 p.m. for the children there will be a craft making a Christmas ornament in the small room at the community center. The dinner will be served from 5-7 p.m. The park lights will be turned on at 6:30 p.m. and the Emery High Choir will sing. There will be a special visitor along with carolers, a fire and hot chocolate in the park.

Castle Dale Daughters of Utah Pioneers Christmas Party

Castle Dale Daughters of Utah Pioneers Christmas party will be held Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. at the senior citizens center. Bring a friend and enjoy a luncheon and a good time.

Painting Fund Raiser

Painting With Purpose sells digital copies of paintings created by children with special needs to raise money for charity. They are searching America to find children with special needs who would like to paint a picture and help raise money for their cause. Take a minute to view the press kit and sample video at their website to learn more.

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 Our web site is www.Stitches

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

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 ¡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 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.

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.


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. 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.

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