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Pheasant Hunters Breakfast/Luncheon

The Lily of the Valley Elmo Camp of the D.U.P. is sponsoring a pheasant hunters breakfast and luncheon on Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 55 South 100 East in Elmo. Breakfast begins at 7 a.m. and lunch begins at 10 a.m. Drawing for a quilt and prizes.

Meet the Candidates in Green River

Eat dinner early and have dessert with the candidates Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Green River City Council Chambers.

Emery County Historical Society

The Emery County Historical Society will present featured speaker Stuart Williams, grandson of the first forest ranger on the Manti La-Sal, and entertainment by Diane Bott and KaeLynn Fox on Oct. 24 at the Museum of the San Rafael at 7 p.m.

Mood Disorders Clinic

The University of Utah Mood Disorders Clinic is seeking participants for one of the largest studies ever to study medications used to treat schizophrenia. This study will evaluate the new class of atypical antipsychotic drugs. For more information call Erika at The U of U Mood Disorders Clinic 801-581-8806.

Cleveland Elementary Halloween Carnival

Cleveland elementary PTO will hold its annual Halloween Carnival at the school on Oct. 31 from 6-8:30 p.m. Dinner will be available and lots of games, including a spook alley, candy and prizes. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the school office starting Oct. 28, also at the door Halloween night. Volunteers are needed to help in any way, call Jamie 653-2219 or Rushelle 653-2973 or the school 653-2235.

Utah Arts Council

The Utah Arts Council's Arts Education (AE) is currently seeking professional artists from all disciplines to apply to the Arts Education Artist Roster. Applications are available online at www.arts.utah.gov/ae. Deadline is Nov. 1

KUED Debates

KUED-7 will air a debate concerning the Radioactive Waste Tax Initiative on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m..

St. George Art Museum

The Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition opens on Oct. 25 and continues through Jan. 4, 2003. This exhibition is open to all media and styles of expression, the objective is a fine art presentation reflecting the current pursuits of regional artists. For further information call 435-634-5942 or e-mail: museum@infowest.com.

Four Corners Mental Health

Four Corners' Emery County Office will host an open house Oct. 24 from 4-6 p.m.at the Castle Dale Clinic, 45 East 100 South to help celebrate their 30th birthday. There will be a recognition at 4:30 p.m. honoring people who have been instrumental in supporting behavioral health in Emery County.

League of Women Voters Announce Candidate Forum

Candidates for Utah's Second Congressional District seat will participate in a Candidate Forum Oct. 26 hosted by AARP Utah, League of Women Voters, Salt Lake and the American Association of University Women, Utah. Ron Copier (L), Patrick Diehl (G), Jim Matheson (D), and John Swallow (R) will participate in the 7 p.m. forum at the Salt Lake County Government Center Council Chambers, Room N-1100, 2001 South State Street. State Senator Karl Swan (retired) will be the moderator.

Green River High School Play

Green River High School will be presenting their school play "Into The Woods" on Nov. 7-8-9 at 7 p.m.

You Are The Magic!

Castle Dale Elementary PTA is hosting an evening with Brad Barton, honors graduate, former NCAA All-American, prevention specialist and master magician. Brad weaves research, magic, and personal stories throughout this engaging presentation. Count on an interesting, motivating and memorable experience Oct. 29 at Castle Dale Elementary at 6:30 p.m.

VFW Department Service Office

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department Service Office, will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. The officer will be at Price Workforce Service Center from 9 -10:30 a.m. on Nov. 20.

Law Enforcement Training

National White Collar Crime Center is holding a special law enforcement outreach seminar to address the problem of white collar crime. "Electronic Law Enforcement: Is Your Agency Ready" will be presented on Oct. 24, for law enforcement officers from Colorado and surrounding states, at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 South Allison Parkway in Lakewood, Colo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To register visit www.nw3c.org/seminar.htm or contact Danielle at 804-323-3563 ext. 349 or dgriffing@nw3c.org

Tri-Stake Fireside

An Emery Tri-stake Fireside will be held on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Castle Dale Stake Center. Ages 12 and up are welcome. Natalie Johnson, Miss Utah, of Bountiful and Barbara Burke, Miss Utah State Fair, from Ferron are the guest speakers and both will perform a musical number.

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.

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 www.act.org 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 www.diabetes.org 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, www.agriliance.com in the Careers section or the Land O'Lakes Feed web site, www.lolfeed.com. For more information or to request an application call 1-800-232-3639, ext. 4584.

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 chairman@ourvaluescount.com. 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 Souhern Idaho campus in Idaho Falls. For an application or more information check out www.csi.edu/athletics/baseball.html 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 www.epilepsyfoundation.org.

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 www.horseloverssoul.com.

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.

Joy Mining 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 mschultz@joy.com

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. 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.

Parent/Teacher conference

San Rafael Jr. High will hold parent/teacher conferences on Oct 29 and 30 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Parents can pick up their students report card at the office before visiting teachers. School will be held on Oct. 30. There will be no school on Nov. 1.

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