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Joann Arnold To Hold Book Signing In Castle Dale

JoAnn Arnold, formerly of Orangeville, will be doing a book signing at Jones Ace and Hardware, on July 3, from 2-5 p.m. and looks forward to seeing many of her friends. JoAnn is the author of five books to date. "Miracles for Michael," "Journey of the Promise," "Pages From the Past," "The Silent Patriots," and her latest book, "Prince Etcheon and the Secret of the Ancients." with another book in the works.

Wellington Mountaineer's Rodeo Queen Contest

The Wellington queen contest will be held July 12 at 6 p.m. at the Wellington arena. Questions call: Helene Majors 637-3759.

Castle Valley Pageant Commemoration Program

A commemoration program in honor of the late Montell Seely will be held on Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at the pageant site. There will be music and entertainment. For more information call 687-2403 or 820-4187.

Movie Night at Mayor's Park

The Ferron Youth Council will sponsor a movie night at Mayor's Park on July 10 at 9 p.m. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs to sit on. This is a fun summer family activity. The Youth Council will be selling snow cones, cotton candy, pop and popcorn.

KARB Colgate Country Showdown in Carbon and Emery Counties

KARB Kickin Country is excited to bring back the Colgate Country Showdown to Price this July. The Showdown gives aspiring country artists a chance to launch their professional careers by being judged at a local level, hopefully moving on to a regional competition and maybe farther from there.This year's regional contest will be held in Denver, Colo. Because of the huge success of last year's show, the station will be hosting a preliminary show on July 9 for the Price contest. From there six finalists will get the chance to compete in the finals at International Days. Those interested must enter by July 1, with the station taking the first 30 entries. To enter visit their website at www.castlecountryradio.com or stop by and pick up an entry form. This year Emery County will host their own Showdown on Aug. 7 in Castle Dale. Those interested must enter by July 15, where the first 30 entries will be taken again.

Chili Cookoff

Come and participate in the Chili Cookoff at the Emery County Fair on Aug. 8 from 4-5 p.m. Bring your chili and your appetite and vote for your favorite chili.

Learn To Be Self Sufficient

Self Reliance Classes are being held at the courthouse in Castle Dale at 12 noon on the following dates: June 30 Using a pressure saucepan, July 14- Everyone is welcome to attend and bring a pot luck dish.

Castle Dale Library Writing Club

Express yourself. A writing club at the Castle Dale Library; July 31, 10 a.m. Writing lessons, brainstorming sessions, and critiquing. Bring your: notebooks, ideas, pens, and pencils and your manuscropts if you have one.

Cleveland Days

Baby contest-July 21 at the Old Cleveland Town Hall from 2-5 p.m.; Pre-registration is $10. Last day to pre-register is July 14. Send forms to Cleveland Baby Contest, Attn Melissa Allred, PO Box 123, Cleveland, Ut 84518. Registration at the door is $15. Contest is open to all children 0-36 months whose parents or grandparents live in Cleveland. Contest includes a photo of contestant, coupons and a prize. Awards will be at the Cleveland Park July 25 after parade. Any questions call Melissa Allred 653-2868

Coaster races. Hurry, the time to start building a coaster racer is now. Races will be July 21, sign ups 6:30 p.m. South Center Street Cleveland. Races start at 7 p.m. Requirements: Must have at least three wheels, gravity powered, must be able to steer, must be able to stop, must wear a helmet, and sign permission slip.

Trap shoot, July 22 6 p.m. $5 per person. Chance to win a gift certificate for a gun, 260 North 700 East, Cleveland - Shen Jensen's.

Bike ride for all ages, 10 mile and 20 mile rides. Or for the younger riders, a sidewalk ride around Town on the sidewalks. All sidewalk riders must be accompanied by an adult. Must register before the ride at the Cleveland Main Street Pavilion. Rides start at 6 p.m. Grand Prize - Mountain Bike. Rootbeer floats after the rides

Concert, Party of 5, Special guest Hope Goshorn.

Parade. Parade Entries needed. Children's parade.

FSA County Comittee Nominations Start June 15

Farmer and rancher candidate nominations begin June 15 for local Farm Service Agency county committees. The nomination period continues through Aug. 3, with elections taking place this fall. All producers are encouraged to participate in the county election process by nominating candidates. To be eligible to serve on an FSA county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in a program administrated by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and reside in the local administrative area in which the person is a candidate. For more information please visit your local FSA county office at 1090 North Des-Bee Dove Road. Castle Dale, phone 381-2300 or visit FSA online at http://www.fsa.usda.gov.

Huntington Heritage Days Parade

Come join our Heritage Days Parade on July 4. Childrens parade at 9:30 a.m. - lineup at City Park and Center Street. Main parade 10 a.m. - lineup at 8:30 a.m. at 200 South Main. Horse parade 10 a.m. - lineup at 300 South next to motel. For more information call 687-9458 or 687-2864.

Food Handler's Class

July 15, Aug. 12 and Sept. 9 at 4 and 7 p.m., SEUDHD, 25 West Main Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252. Classes will also be held in Price on July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8 at 9 a.m., and 4 and 7 p.m. at the SEUDHD in Price at 28 South 100 East. For more information call 637-3671

Hunter Education Course

A hunter education course will be held June 30, July 1, 2, and 3 at the Emery County Recreation Center. Class will be from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day. You msut pre-register by June 26. Sign up early there is a class size limit. Participants will be required to obtain a voucher at a licensed vendor for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources prior to registering for the class. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Emery County Recreation Junior Golf Program

Emery County Recreation will be sponsoring a junior golf program for youth ages 12-18. This program will run June 22, 29, July 6 and 13 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. You will receive a coupon at the time of registration. Register at the Emery County Recreation office located at 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale. This program will be conducted at Millsite Golf Course. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Millsite State Park Second annual Tagged Fish Event

Utah's first-ever tagged trout event will start June 1. and run through July 31. You can make money catching tagged fish at Millsite Reservoir. There will be 20 fish each worth $50, 10 fish worth $100 and two worth $250, for a total of $2,500. All you have to do is get out and fish. No contest fee required. For more information call (435) 687-2491.

First Annual Birds and Birdies Four Man Scramble and Buddy Shoot Tournament

July 10 at 9 p.m. and July 11 at 9 a.m. For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108, Jordan Leonard at 384-2887, Jason Jewkes, at 609-0047, Jeremy Jewkes at 749-9768 or Eric Luke at749-0432. Registration forms can be picked up at the Recreation office, J and D Auto or Millsite Golf Course.

Huntington DUPS Quilt Display/ Raffle

Huntington Camp of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will be hosting an exhibit of quilts and other needlework during the July 4 Heritage Days activities. We would like you to participate by displaying old or new quilts. There will be no judging, just display only. We will take very good care of objects and display them well. To donate items for display only, contact Christine Jensen, 749-0595 or Sherron Pulli, 687-9549. The Huntington Camp is also doing a fund raiser to help fix the roof on their heritage building. They are selling tickets for a quilt that has been hand quilted by members of this camp. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. To purchase tickets, please contact Helen Fox, 687-2838 or Christine Jensen.

Emery High Class of 1989 Reunion July 11

Questions call: Kristie Cook or Shalise Garner at (801) 867-6409.

Junior Miss Emery Pageant

All young ladies ages 6 - 9 living in Emery County are invited to participate in The Little Miss Emery Pageant being held on Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. in the fair tent. Registration fee is $40 For more information contact Jarilyn Spears at 381-5667 or Patsy Stoddard at 381-2431. The winner will accompany the 2009 Miss Emery to the Miss Utah pageant in June 2010. She will ride in parades with Miss Emery and attend the Miss Utah tea. She will win a $400 packet which includes a dress, Miss Utah T-shirt and other prizes.

NEHS Reunion

The NEHS reunion will be held July 3 at the Huntington Elementary School. If you have received your registration form in the mail, please fill it out and return it to Dixie Bass, P.O. Box 1323, Huntington, UT 84528 or Sharron Pulli, P.O. Box 885, Huntington, UT 84528 by May 30. If you have any questions contact Janet Leamaster 435-687-9254

Register Now for the 4-H Education Camps

Any youth currently in ninth-12th grade that would like to participate in the 4-H Summer Education Camps, please register ASAP. The camps are filling up fast and we have spaces for local youth to attend. The archeology camp at Range Creek will be June 15-19 and the Paleontology camp is July 13-17. Emery School District has provided scholarships for local youth to attend. For more information, registration forms etc., go to www.emerycounty.com and look for Summer Education Camps on left side. For other help or more information contact Utah State University Extension and talk with Chris Jensen, 381-2381.

Senior Center June Calendars

Emery Center Exercise- Monday - Friday 8-9:30 a.m. Lunch - Every Wednesday Bingo - June 3 Shopping Bus - June 10 Blood Pressure - June 17 Band - June 24 Castle Dale Center Blood Pressure - June 2 & 16 Lunch/bingo - Every Tuesday Line Dancing - Every Thursday - 10 a.m. & 1/3/4th Monday - 2p.m. DUP - June 8 Art class - Every Tuesday -- 3 p.m. Phase 10 games - Every Thursday- call for time Rook club - Every Thursday 1:30 Craft Day - Every Friday - 10 a.m. Shopping Bus - call for reservation Huntington Center Blood Pressure - June 8 & 22 Lunch/bingo - Every Monday Line dancing - June 8 - 2 p.m. Exercise - Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. Shopping Bus - call for reservation

Ferron Center

Blood Pressure - June 1 & 15 Lunch - Monday/Tuesday Exercise - every Thursday - 1 p.m.

Green River Center

Nurse Clinic - June 3 Bingo - June 17 Lunch Tuesday/?Wednesday Ceramics and/or Shopping Call for Dates

Summer Story Time 2009

Be creative @ your library, 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Castle Dale library. 23 - now you see it 30 - dance and move July 7 - "free play" 14 - finale

Miss Emery

Interested girls between ages 17-24 are welcome to enter the Miss Emery Scholarship Pageant on July 11. Scholarship is $1,200 and a new computer for first place; $700-second and $500-third. Call Jerilyn at 381-5667, Leslie at 381-2119 or Patsy at 381-2431.

Lamb Fry Vendor Wanted

Emery County Fair is looking for a Lamb Fry Vendor. Preference will be given to a non-profit entity. The dates of the fair are Aug. 6,7 &8 2009. This is a great way to raise funds for your group. Applications must be submitted by or before April 30 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

USS Nitro Reunion

"The USS Nitro AE-2AE-23 Association will hold our annual reunion from 18-20 June 2009 in Seattle, WA. For information contact the Nitro's website at www.ussnitro.org and click on reunion." Bob Eberlein Founder-vice-president USS Nitro Assn.

Free Resource Makes Applying for Student Financial Aid Easier

Self-guided presentation walks students through the sometimes-confusing financial aid application process. The Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority is very pleased to announce "Navigating the FAFSA," a much-needed new resource to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (commonly called the "FAFSA"). This tool is a self-directed presentation that guides students through topics explaining the purpose of the FAFSA, how to obtain a PIN to sign their FAFSA securely online, what information should be gathered, how to complete the FAFSA, and how to submit it. Easily found on the front page of the UHEAA website, this presentation gives high school counselors and financial aid professionals another tool to help their students. To access the presentation go to http://www.uheaa.org/ and click on the "Navigating the FAFSA" button. The presentation can also be found through UHEAA's Facebook page.

New AA Meeting

A newly established AA meeting will be held every Monday night from 7-8 p.m. at the Huntington Senior Center, 176 West 100 North.

Desert Edge Christian Chapel Website

Desert Edge Christian Chapel in Huntington is hosting a new website, www.desertedgecc.com. Information about services, current events, comments, prayer requests, sermons and Bible studies times are available on line.

Attention Emery County Residents

Do you have a friend or a loved one who is serving in the military in a combat zone? If so, Operation Home Support would like to add their names to their list. Once on the list, the ladies of Operation Home Support take it upon themselves to send these soldiers care packages and letters to let them know they are appreciated and loved. So if you have someone in mind, or know of someone who is serving in a combat zone in any branch of the military, please contact Jan Hess or Dixie Swasey to add their name to the list. Thank you for all of your help and support. American Legion Auxilary Unit 42 Jan Hess 435-384-2753 or Dixie Swasey 435-384-3172.

Looking for Injured Veterans

A New Orleans doctor is looking for veterans of either the Iraq war or the war in Afghanistan who have suffered traumatic brain injury or post traumatic stress disorder to participate in a free pilot trial of treatment that so far has had 100 percent beneficial results. Veterans who qualify will be flown to the clinic (and home later) free, and sponsors are making lodging, meals and transportation available at vastly reduced rates. Interested veterans are asked to call Dr. Harch's office in New Orleans for an interview at (504) 309-4948.

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 www.drugsno.com

Attention: WWII Veterans

An 18 year old senior from Ostrander, Ohio is looking for stories and other memorabilea from WWII veterans. Contact: Kyle Nappi, 1890 Warren Road, Ostrander, OH 43061. knap607@yahoo.com

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.

DVDs4VETs

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. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who can no longer walk safely, nor self propel a manual wheelchair and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. 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. Student's profiles will start arriving for students from various countries. Students come with their own spending money and medical insurance. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3423 if you are interested in opening your hearts and homes to one of these individuals.

Community Representatives Needed

Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange is looking for community representatives to assist in finding host families and work with the students and their families during the school year. Individuals must enjoy teenagers and have good communication skills. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3243 if you are interested in learning more about becoming a community representative.

Drug Rehab Resource

Problems with a drug or alcohol addiction in a loved one? Don't know whom to turn to for help? Contact Drug Rehab Resource for a free confidential consultation to find the help you need. Call today 1-866-649-1594 or find out more at www.drugrehabresource.net.

Host Families

ASSE is seeking local families to host high school boys and girls from diverse countries around the world. Call 1-800-733-2773.

Host Families Needed

Open your heart and home to an international exchange student. P.I.E. urgently needs host families and area representatives. Call 1-800-828-9001.

Host Families

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year home-stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. If you are interested call 1-866-546-1402.

Seniors and Disabled Struggling with Debt

The DCSD legal service is designed to help seniors and disabled people who cannot afford to hire an attorney to file for bankruptcy, but need legal representation to get collectors to stop harassing them, Call 1-800-992-3275 Ext. 1304 with any questions.

Medical Help for Children

Utah families with children in need of medical services or medical equipment needs not fully covered by health insurance can apply to the United HealthCare Children's Foundation for up to $5,000 in medical assistance grants online at www.uhccf.org

Bible Study

Bible studies are being conducted by the Seventh-day Adventists of Emery County on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the home of Robert and Elsie Law, 1065 East 300 North (Bench Road), Ferron. Everyone is welcome to come. For more information, call 384-2424 or 384-2447.

NW Services

NW Services is seeking caring families to host high school students. Call 1-866-846-3977.

Host Families Wanted

Pacific Intercultural exchange is currently looking for host families in the local area to host a foreign exchange student from ages 15-18. For more information call 877-987-3990.

Local Veterans Employment Representative

A local veterans employment representative visits the Castle Dale DWS Office the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments can also be arranged on other days by contacting Steve Wilkinson at (435) 636-2343. The LVER is also available Monday through Friday at Department of Workforce Services, 475 West Price River Drive, for questions about VA benefits, assistance with VA applications, employment assistance and other veterans issues. If you have questions about your benefits or eligibility for benefits, contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.

Power Wheelchairs

The Three Wishes Inc. Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens (65 years and older) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call toll free at 1-800-817-1871.

CASA Volunteers Needed

Each year hundreds of children in Emery and Carbon counties become wards of the juvenile court system due to child abuse, neglect or abandonment. The child welfare system can only devote so much time and attention to each individual case and, consequently, to each individual child. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteers are ordinary men and women who find it in their hearts and their schedules to help these abused and neglected children. Those interested in volunteering should contact Kerrie, the CASA coordinator at 435-381-5595.

Angels Have Wheels

All Medicare recipients should now be aware that if they suffer from conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory disorders, and have difficulty walking or propelling a standard wheelchair, they maybe eligible to receive an electric wheelchair paid for by Medicare. For information on Medicare eligibility contact Gregory at 1-800-810-2877.

Help With Inhalers

The in home Rx programs makes available breathing medications and nebulizers to patients who may have asthma, emphysema or COPD at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-344-5764 or visit the web site www.inhomerx.com for more information on the details of this program.

Senior Mobility

The Senior Mobility Program makes available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled, power electric wheelchairs at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-451-0971 to see if you qualify.

Utah Valley Cancer Center

Utah Valley Cancer Center, located at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center has a new toll-free phone number. Anyone can call 1-866-549-3800 to schedule an appointment, get information about local cancer support groups or to find out more about IHC cancer services and physicians. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Power Wheelchairs

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens (65 years and older) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call toll free at 1-800-246-6010.

Free Wheelchairs to the Disabled

The Wheelchair Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare, and the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation are partnering to distribute free wheelchairs to disabled Utahns. Persons interested in getting a free wheelchair can call 1-877-387-3839, or apply at www.wheelchairfoundation.org/utah

Salvation Army

Donations are needed from Emery County residents to the Emery Chapter of the Salvation Army which provides emergency assistance for the people of Emery County as well as people traveling through the area. Mail donations to the Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 281, Green River, Utah 84525 or Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 817, Castle Dale, Utah 84513. For information, contact Cheryl Keener at 435-564-3432.

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, Georgia 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, Please contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist, WR-LC/MU, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB GA 31098-2442.

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