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Flu Clinics

Oct. 14, Turnquist Retreat, 8-10 a.m.; Oct. 15, Castle Dale Health Dept., 8:30 a.m.-Noon; Oct. 16, Ferron Senior Center, Noon- 3 p.m.;Oct. 17, Emery Senior Center, 9-11 a.m. and Cleveland Town Hall, 1-3 p.m.; Oct. 21, Huntington Senior Center, 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Eagle Scout Project

I am collecting hearing aids (broken or parts) for a doctor in Logan who will repair and take them to people in Ghana and Africa. Look for drop boxes in businesses to donate or contact Landon or LaNell at 381-5185 or Karen at 381-5445. The deadline is Nov. 5.

Domestic Violence Coalition

The 4th annual Program in the Park, Oct. 16, Noon-1 p.m. in the Castle Dale City Park ( in case of inclement weather, it will be in the Courthouse). The topic is "How domestic violence traumatizes victims and families" and the speaker will be Daniel Detton, a practicing psycotherapist and author. Lunch will be provided. For more information call Kathy at 381-4743 or Nancy at 381-2543.

Huntington DUP

The Huntington D.U.P. will have their meeting Oct. 10 at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Building.

Monte Gee Fundraiser

Friends of Monte Gee are hosting a dinner, auction and raffle to raise funds for liver transplant. Everyone is welcome Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center. There will be a huge wildlife and mule deer display. Anyone wishing to donate new or used items, call 749-1674 or 381-2108. If you would like to attend the dinner, RSVP yo 749-1674. Items available at the banquet will include hunts, fishing trips, guns, wall tent, golf, beef, camping equipment, crafts and much more.

Castle Dale Fire Dept. Open House

Castle Dale Fire Department will host an open house for National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. They will have demonstrations of some of the rescue techniques that are used during an emergencyto begin at 5 p.m.. Free drinks, hotdogs, popcorn, prizes, and games.

Farm Bureau Annual Business Meeting

The Emery County Farm Bureau will be holding its annual business and policy development meeting and banquet on Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at Huntington Elementary. This year's guest speaker will be Leland Hogan, Utah Farm Bureau Federation President. Policy recommendations will be considered on issues of local, state and national significance. Elections will also be held for local officers for the upcoming year. There is a slight charge for dinner. RSVP to Joy at 748-2820 or Barbra at 687-2580.

Education Program

Joy Mining Machinery has developed an award winning education program that is of benefit to students and teachers. The program informs students and teachers about the benefits of mining, and the important role minerals play in their everyday lives.

For additional information or a brochure describing the free program that can be adapted for grades K-12, contact Michele at 724-873-4242 or e-mail at

Orangeville D.U.P.

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Rock Canyon Trail Camp (Orangeville) will hold its regular monthy meeting Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Orangeville City Hall. Open to all area women who want to learn more about Utah and area history and meet new people. The Orangeville Camp meets the 2nd Mon. of each month; same time; same place.

Museum of Church History and Art

Continuing special exhibits at the Museum of Church History and Art at 45 North West Temple in Salt Lake City are Sutcliffe Maudsley: Nauvoo Portrait Artist (to Nov. 10), Early Images of Historic Nauvoo (to Nov. 17), The Living Christ (to Feb. 2, 2003), Valiant Pioneer Children (to Feb.2, 2003), and Families and Faith (to Feb. 2, 2003). Museum hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., Sun., and most holidays. Information numbers are 801-240-3310 and 801-240-3584.

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates night Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at Castle Dale City Hall. All Emery County Republican and Democrat candidates will address issues. Become more informed and vote Nov. 5.

Springville Art Museum

The "Third Wave" Exhibition and Artist's reception will be held on Oct. 9 from 5-9 p.m. in the Springville Art Museum.

Cub Scout Roundtable

Castle Dale Cub Scout leaders roundtable will be Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Castle Dale Stake Center.

Emery County Progress

The newspaper is looking to spotlight the county's senior citizens. If you know of a senior who would like to tell his/her story, please interview them and send the story and a photo to Emery County Progress:

Professional Educational Forum

The National Association of Social Workers, Utah Chapter, will host the First Annual Professional Educational Forum at the Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah on Nov. 19. For specifics and information call NASW at 1-801-583-8855.

Christmas Festival

Christmas Festival, Nov. 1-2 in the Emery County Recreation Building at the Rodeo grounds in Castle Dale. Nov. 1 from 1-9 p.m. and Nov. 2 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Rocky Mountain School of Baseball

The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball announces its annual Fall Extravaganza Tournaments in Mesquite, Nev. and St. George. Week 1 will be Oct. 18-20 in the following groups: 10-u,11-u, 12-u, 13-u, 14-u, 16-u, and 18-u. Week 2 will be held Oct. 25-27 with the same age groups, including an 8-9 division. For more information or to register log on to or call, toll free at 1-877-272-0862.

Land Use and Property Right

Fourth Annual Conference on Private Property and the Public Good in Ogden on Oct. 9 at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center. Two legal scholars will help Utah land owners, real estate professionals, and citizen planners understand current trends in property rights. For more information, contact the Ombudsman at 801-537-3455.

Workshop for Artists

The Utah Arts Council's Artist Resource Center announces its next workshop for artists, Creating Your own Artist Website, to be held Oct. 8, from 6-8 p.m. in the Rio Grande Depot, 310 South Rio Grande Street (455 West). This workshop is free and requires no registration. For more information contact Laura at 801-533-3582 or

Rocky Point Haunted House

The Olympic Spirits return to Salt Lake City as Rocky Point Haunted House opens its 2002 season Sept. 13. The RPHH will be open every Tues. -Thurs. evening, 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Fri. and Sat. 7:30-Midnight, through Nov. 2. The house is located at 3400 South State Street. The public information hotline is 801-463-7701.

Cleveland's Fall Festival

Cleveland's Fall Festival scheduled for Oct. 12 has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

San Rafael Field Tours

Four additional field tours will be provided on each Sat. throughout Oct. as part of the overall San Rafael Swell Study.

Open house meetings originally scheduled for early Oct. have been rescheduled for the week of Nov. 18 in the same locations, Richfield, Salt Lake City, Price, Green River and Castle Dale. For more information call 636-3600.

Pioneer Theatre

Pioneer Theatre Company opens its 40th anniversary season with the regional premiere of Proof by David Auburn, Sept. 18 -Oct. 5. To coincide with this presentation, the PTC Gallery will present works of art by Stephanie Saint-Thomas, entitled "Inner Sanctum." For ticket information call the box office at 801-581-6961 or visit the PTC website at

Southern Utah State Homecoming

SUU will have homecoming activities on Oct. 11-12. REO Speedwagon will perform on Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. at the Centrum on the SUU campus, with the homecoming dance to follow. On Oct. 12 SUU will play Cal-poly at 7 p.m. Call the Centrum Ticket Office 1-435-586-7872 or through Smithtixx 1-800-888-tixx.

Utah Arts Council

Members of the Utah Arts Council's Board of Directors are available to speak to local groups about the importance of utilizing economic tools found in the arts to strengthen Utah communities. If your group is interested in learning more about how the arts are important to economic prosperity, contact Jerald Holyoak, 801-328-5047, or the Utah Arts Council at 801-236-7552 for more information.

Childrens Issues

The sixth annual Critical Issues Facing Children and Adolescents, Nov. 7-8 at the Salt Lake City Center Hilton, 255 South West Temple. Call ESI Management Group for more information or if you have questions about registration, 1-801-272-9446.

Castle Dale Library Story Hour

Castle Dale Library will host story hour every other Friday at 10:30 a.m. Story hour will begin on Sept. 20, and it will be held Oct. 4 and 18, Nov. 1 and 15, and Dec. 6 and 20.

Camp Dale DUP

The Camp Dale Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will mee t on Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizen's Center in Castle Dale.

U.S.D.A. Website for Those Needing Hay

USDA has developed an internet website for producers of livestock that "need/have" hay, haying or grazing available. The website is located at and has a quick link titled FSA HayNet. This is available to assist livestock producers in finding needed hay or grazing.

Illustrations by Marc Chagall

Old Testament Illustrations will be on display at the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery on the Southern Utah State University campus Sept. 13 to Oct. 11. Admission is free and the gallery hours are Noon -7 p.m.

Albuterol Products Available

The In Home Rx Program makes available breathing medications and Nebulizers to patients who may have Asthma, Emphysema or COPD at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. If you are an oxygen user at home or have severe problems with breathing conditions, please call for more information to see if you qualify. 1-800-625-1622 or visit the website

NAMI Conference

The National Association for people with Mental Illness 2002 conference "Bridges to Hope" will be held at the Sheraton City Center Hotel, 150 West 500 South in Salt Lake City on Oct. 19. This conference will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and will feature keynote speaker Richard K Nakamura, PhD. and three workshops sessions throughout the day. Contact NAMI Utah for more information.

Support Group

Bringing hope to single moms support group and self-reliance class now being offered in Castle Dale. Open to the public free of charge. It will be held on Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m. There will be on site child care available with prior notice. The course offers self-reliance skills, recourses, skills on setting up a safety net and starting a new life plan. For more information call Jennifer at 381-2827 or Jackie at 637-5542.

Clinic For Woman

Southeastern Utah District Health Department is offering a clinic for women between the age 40- 64. Get a private check-up by a female provider. Get a pap test and breast exam. Receive a free mammogram voucher. Women must meet age and income guideline to qualify for a free exam and mammogram. For more information call 381-2252.

Emery County Landfill

Business hours for the Emery County Landfill are Tuesday-Friday., 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. and on Saturday, 8 a.m- 4:15 p.m. Closed on Mondays. For questions call 381-2719.

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