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Domestic Violence Coalition Video Preview

The Emery County Domestic Violence Coalition will preview a video on Oct. 24. The video, titled "Hidden Victims: Children of Domestic Violence," will be shown at noon at the Castle Dale Library. There is no fee. Members of the Coalition will be available for a question and answer time after the video. For more information contact Kathy at 381-4743 or Vicki at 381-4736.

Huntington Youth City Council

Huntington Youth City Council is hosting a "Meet the Candidate" night Oct. 17 at the Huntington City Hall at 7 p.m.

Deadline for Next ACT Test

College bound high school students who want to take the ACT Assessment have two chances to register before the Dec. 14 test date. The postmark registration deadline in Nov. 8 and the late registration postmark deadline is Nov. 21 To learn more about the ACT Assessment, including registration forms and test locations, contact your high school counselor or go to the ACT website which also offers useful tips, sample tests and the opportunity to order inexpensive test prep materials.

Ten Free Trees

Ten free trees, autumn classics, will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during Oct. The free trees are part of the nonprofit foundation's Trees for America Campaign.

To receive the free trees, send a membership contribution to AUTUMN CLASSIC TREES, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410, bu Oct. 31.

Call for Nominations: Honoring Outstanding Women in Utah

The American Diabetes Association would like to honor amazing Utah women for outstanding efforts in the community, work place or home at a special awards luncheon. The nomination process is completely free and open to the public. Submissions must be received in writing by Jan. 15, 2003.

Call Julie at 1-888-DIABETES ext. 7071 for a nomination form or visit and type in your zip code to see nomination criteria.

Last Chance to Choose

A 30 minute presentation titled "Last Chance to Choose" will be broadcast on Channel 26 each Wed. evening at 7 p.m. and Sat. at 10 a.m.until Nov. 2. This presentation will explain some of the reasons why a monument on the San Rafael Swell is being considered at this particular time.

Emery High Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences

Emery High School P/T/S/ conferences will be Oct. 28 and 29 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Parents can pick up their students report card at the office before visiting teachers. There will be no school on Nov. 1.

Scholarship Program Offers Award to Agricultural Students

Students pursuing careers in agriculture are eligible for scholarships sponsored by Agriliance, Land O'Lakes Feed and Croplan Genetics. Applications are available from local cooperatives or on the Agriliance web site, in the Careers section or the Land O'Lakes Feed web site, For more information or to request an application call 1-800-232-3639, ext. 4584.

Full Scholarships to Study in Germany

High school students throughout the southwestern states can study in Germany on a full scholarship during the 2003-2004 academic year. For more information call 1-800-727-4540, ext. 543, or visit

Emery County Board of Commissioners

The Emery County Board of Commissioners will sponsor a monument informational meeting on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the commission chambers. A presentation will be made by Rob Heille and Sally Wisely, BLM, on special management approaches and trends. The guest speakers will entertain questions after their presentation.

American Heritage Education Foundation

Our American Heritage Education Foundation is launching a nationwide effort to place fact-based historical information on the Vietnam War era in high schools.

High school or college educators need only to provide their name, phone, details of their course including student load, as well as a physical mailing address to receive a free package of materials. Included are VHS tapes, DVD set, a CD-rom, and a bound Educator Guide. E-mail requests to To find out more, call Kate at 1-800-536-5920.

Southern Idaho Baseball Camp

Southern Idaho Baseball is offering its 22nd annual baseball camp Dec. 27-29 at the indoor Expo Center on the College of Southern Idaho campus in Idaho Falls. For an application or more information check out or contact Boomer at 208-733-2834.

Epilepsy Foundation Need for Awareness

Epilepsy is among the most common neurological conditions of childhood. Yet young people and their families often find that age-old stereotypes and misconceptions about it can be more difficult to cope with than the disorder itself. To provide support and information, the Foundation offers a toll free number, 1-800-338-1000 or visit the website at

Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul

Do you have a heart-warming, insightful and powerfully moving story about horses? The authors of the New York Times bestselling "Chicken Soup" series are currently seeking stories to include in the "Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul."

If you have a story that you feel should be included, please visit

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.

Education Program Developed by Joy Mining

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

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.

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:

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.

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.

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 information call, 636-3600.

Christmas trees needed

If you have a gently used artificial Christmas tree you would like to donate to the Emery Chapter of the American Cancer Society for a fund raising project, please contact Debbie Wilson at 381-2886 or Cathy Sitterud at 381-5647.

Know Your Religion

On Oct. 18 at the Huntington Stake Center at 7:30 p.m. Robert J. Matthews will speak on the Resurrection of the Dead. On Oct. 17 in Price at 7:30 p.m at 150 South and 500 East Robert J. Matthews will speak on the Great Millennium. This Know your religion series will continue in Nov. with Victor L. Ludlow speaking on Nov. 15 in Huntington at 7:30 p.m.

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