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Dance or Listen

7-9 p.m.at the Price Senior citizen Center March 27. Featuring Music of the Heart. Everyone welcome, donations suggested, refreshments will be served. Contact Annette @650-0049 or 637-0161.

Ferron Easter Egg Hunt

The city easter egg hunt will be held on March 31 at the Ferron Elementary main playground: 3rd & 4th graders meet at 9 a.m. 1st & 2nd graders meet at 10 a.m. Toddlers, preschool and kindergarten will meet at 11 a.m. Sacks will be provided by Main Street Market for the kids to carry their eggs. All children recieve a special prize. Sponsored by the Ferron City Youth Council.

Ferron City Open Burn

Ferron City's burn winndow will be open April 3 through May 2. Please come into City Hall or go on-line at www.ferroncity.org (click on city hall and then download forms, fill out and return it to city hall).

5th Annual Basball/Softball Camp

April 10 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Huntington complex. Lunch will be provided.

The cost is $35. If you would like your child to have some 1 on 1 with an instructor, the cost is $25 for a half hour. They can learn hitting, catching, pitching and fielding. Boys and girls age 8 and up are encouraged to attend. Contact Shaun or Kris Bell 748-2906 or 749-2239.

Girls Softball Registration

Girls softball registration for girls ages 8-18.

Huntington - March 24 & 25 from 5-7 p.m. at the town hall (Stacey Huntington).

Orangeville - March 25 frin 4-6 p.m. at the library (Marquita Cox 748-5362).

Castle Dale - March 25 from 4-7 p.m. at the rec. center (Laurel Nielsen 749-2908).

Ferron March 24 from 4-7 p.m. at the town hall (Trinidy Price 384-3027). Emery - will sign up with Ferron (Heather Sundstrom 286-2323).

Cleveland and Elmo - March 24 from 4-7 p.m. at the Cassie Lake residence 130 N. 100 W. in Elmo (749-0682).

Three age groups 8-10, 11-13, and 14-18 year olds.

Registration fee is $35 , $25 for second participant.

Must be registered by April 9.

PeeWee Basball League Town Reps Needed

Emery County Recreation is looking for a representative from Castle dale and Orangeville for the Pee Wee Baseball League. Persons interested in helping with this program can contact the recreation office at 381-2108.

Castleland RC&D Meeting

The Castleland Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Green River City Hall. For special accommodations please call (435) 381-2300 ext. 101.

Have Financial Peace, Live Debt Free

Normal is broke, be weird and learn to live debt free at Financial Peace University, The program will be presented at Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington, on April 11 at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $93 for the materials, and you must register before March 31, by calling 687-2933. This course is a 13 week program.

Sunrise Worship Service

Easter sunrise service will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington, on April 4 at 7 a.m. Breakfast will follow the service.

Mens & Womens Softball

Register at the Recreation Center before May 19. Mens league will begin on May 25 and womens league will begin on May 26.

Fees have been increased to $350 to help cover the costs.

All fees must be paid before May 19.

Call the Rec. office at 381-2108 for additional information.

Emery County Historical Society

Invites you to Come and Enjoy

Emery County Folk Art

There will be a variety of displays and various local artists will be on hand to tell us about their crafts.

Mark your calendar

Thursday, March 25, 2010

At the Museum of the San Rafael

6:30 P.M.

Discounted Emery County History books will be sold.

It is time to pay our dues.

They are still only $5.

The event, "Pot of Gold Fundraiser for Taylor McKean" will be a traditional Italian dinner with traditional Irish music served at the personal home of the owner of Ottavios Restaurant in Provo on Friday, April 2nd from 7pm, to 9pm. There will be entertainment and door prizes/raffles for all guests. Donation per plate is suggested starting at $50 and all of donations will go to the Taylor McKean Fund. Capacity for this event will be limited to around 40 people. Please RSVP to kim@wcww.com.

Additionally a donation fund has been established at Central Bank in Spanish Fork and all donations should be sent there in the name of Taylor McKean. We ask that your organization get the word out to the community for this event and the information regarding this disease. If further information is required, you may contact Shawn Loree at sdloree1@aol.com or (801) 995-5747 or Kim Stilson at kim@wcww.com.

Health career camp

High School students interested in a future health care career are invited to participate in the Health Career Exploration Camp at Southern Utah University. The camp will take place June 7 - 9 and is open to all 9th - 12th grade high school students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Cost for the camp is $100, which includes housing during the camp at The Eccles Living & Learning Center, meals, workshop supplies and a camp t-shirt. Scholarships are available to reduce or waive the cost of camp for individuals who qualify based on household income. Transportation to and from Southern Utah University is up to the individual attendee. For more information you can contact Carrie Torgersen at 435-638-7449 or torgersen@suu.edu. You can also download an application packet for camp by visiting their website at www.suu.edu/ruralhealth. Space is limited and participants will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Art Meets History

Drawings depicting the John Wesley Powell Expedetion by Dean Fausett.

William Dean Fausett (1913-1998) was born and raised in Price. He studied at BYU, the Art Students League of New York, and the Beaux Art Institute of Design. He painted award-winning murals in the Washington D.C. Capitol Building and his works are included in numerous collections.

Exhibition March 8 - April 1 at the Gallery East, College of Eastern Utah 451 E. 400 N. Price.

Job and Career Fair

A community job and career fair will be held March 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the College of Eastern Utah student center. Everyone is welcome and this fair is free. Hiring, summer jobs, military, and community resources will be addressed.

4-H Needs You

Summer 4-H is looking for volunteers to teach weekly classes. This organization cannot function without the volunteer help that you might be able to give. I am looking for people with skills in leatherwork, knitting, small engine repair, or other skills. You never know what skill might appeal to youth. Please join us for a fun summer of learning and skill development. Contact Chris Jensen at 381-2381.

Relay for Life Season in Emery County!

The monthly team captain meetings will be the first Tuesday of the month.

The next meeting is:

April 6 at 6pm at the Emery County Courthouse - 2nd floor - 75 E. Main Street.

*Prior & potential team captains, businesses, cancer survivors, church groups, clubs, organizations & youth groups encouraged to attend.

For more details contact Amanda Bjarnson at 749-

National Special Olympian Seeks Donations

Lance Riches of Green River has been chosen to represent team Utah at the 2010 National Olympic Games in Lincoln Nebraska in July. Lance would really like the opportunity to represent Utah, his friends and his family. If you would like to help Lance get to Nebraska, an account has been established at Eastern Utah Community Credit Union in his name.

Donate to the Raylon Harr Fund

Raylon Harr is the three year old child who fell from a second story window on March 4 after pushing a window screen out of its frame.

Raylon has had surgery on his head to remove a blood clot from his brain and to reconstruct his skull.

It truly is a miracle that he is still with us, and that our family can continue to look forward to his growing and learning.

Our family does what we can for each other, however the bills associated with this accident will be more than what we can take care of alone.

An account has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank under the name of Raylon Harr. We would very much appreciate any help people are able to give.

Need T-Ball Reps.

Emery County Recreation is looking for someone interested in being T-Ball/coach pitch representatives for Castle Dale and Orangeville cities. Anyone interested in the position can call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Food Drive at the Emery County Aquatic Center

The swimmers at the Emery County Swim Pool/Aquatics Center in Castle Dale are invited and encouraged to bring food to fill up a couple of big boxes all the Month of March to donate to the Emery County Food Bank. There is a great need right here locally. Please, will you bring what you can! Thanks, Shannon, Marilyn, and all the staff.

Salina Riding Club Trail Rides

The Salina Riding Club is doing trail rides right now on a monthly basis until the Spring approaches, and once summer is upon us we will most likely increase our rides and community events to encourage good horsemanship through out the surrounding communities. Will you please post this in your community event section. For more information please feel free to phone. Jeannine Fullmer 435-529-1307

We also welcome cash donations to assist in the cost of Veterinary needs of our animals. Please send cash donations to: Gunnison Valley Animal Clinic C/O Fullmer Menagerie Animal Rescue/Dog Boarding

630 South Main

Gunnison, Utah 84634

435-528-7900

Cleveland Spring Expo

The Cleveland Spring Expo will be held on Sat. May 1, 2010 beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the New Cleveland Fire Station located at 130 West Main. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 9:30 am. The expo will run from 10 am to 8 pm and will include vendors, workshops, crafts, food, prizes and entertainment. Everyone is invited to attend. No admission fee.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Cleveland Elmo Youth Town Councils will sponsor this years Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 27th at 12 noon. All preschool and elementary age children are invited to meet in front of the Cleveland Town Hall. So bring your baskets and don=t miss the fun in Cleveland. It=s fun, it=s free and everybody gets a prize! Please don=t be late, we start promptly at noon. For more information call the Town Hall at 653-2310.

Emery County Recreation Racquetball Tournament

Saturday, April 10 @ Food Ranch beginning at 8 a.m. $10 entrance fee, prizes for the winners. Register at Emery County Rec. office before April 8 by 5 p.m.

Emery County Recreation 2nd Annual Dodgeball Tournament

Get your teams together and lets see who will be crowned Emery County champions.

Saturday, May 22 at 10 a.m. Emery County Rec. Building 75 S 400 E. Castle Dale. Register at rec. office before may 19. $5 fee per person. Teams must have 6 (or more) persons. Teams can be made up of school, business, or family teams. (parents must sign-up for minors). Different brackets for different levels of players. For additional information call 381-2108.

San Rafael Stingray Swim Team Registration

Register online March 15 through March 30 at www.emerycounty .com/rec

Season will begin March 20 and end middle of July. MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM TWO LENGTHS OF THE POOL.$60 includes registration fee and swim pass for swim team season. $15 registration fee if you already have a family Pass.

This is not swim lessons, this is competiative swimming. Don't know if your child is ready? Bring them on March 13 at 9:30 to see if they are ready to swim with the Stingrays. Read all registration information carefully. Practices will be Tues. & Thurs. from 3-4:30until May 27. Schedules will be distributed in June. For more information, call Tammy at 381-5393.

"Adopt A Room"

Dear Emery County Businesses, groups and community members,

We need your help. The new Emery County Children's Justice Center is ready for adoption. There are a total of six rooms in the center and three of them still need your care. We have a play room, an interview room and a kitchen that needs some TLC. Our yard is also in need of adoption. So if you are one of the lucky participants not only do you get to decorate, furnish, and name the room, or maybe plant a seed, you will recieve a tax write-off and your name on a plaque next to the room or yard you adopted. And most important, you will make a difference in a childs life!

For more information please contact Kizzy or Shelley at 435-636-3735 (Shelley Wright), 435-636-3737 (kizzy Ellington).

Please hurry and make this home a happy home

Castle Dale Library Patrons

During the month of March we are celebrating "Return Borrowed Books Week" all month long, by allowing patrons who have overdue fines to clear up their accounts by donating "like new" items to the library.

The library will accept DVD's, books, on CD, music CD's, toys, decorations, playaways and of course books! Items do not have to be new, but they do need to be clean, and in good shape.

So, donate something to the library this month, and clear up your account! It would save you money!

Calling All Cleveland Crafters And Artisans

Cleveland Town will be hosting a Spring Expo and Grand Opening to showcase the new Cleveland Fire Station on May 1st from 10am to 8 pm.

As part of the Expo we will have a "Cleveland's Own" Crafters booth available for Cleveland Residents interested in selling unique handcrafted items.

For more information please contact: Carisa Mann 653-2409 or Lynae Christensen 653-2124.

Stock Show Information

It is time to be thinking of purchasing your stock show animal for the Southeastern Utah Junior Livestock Show. If you need help finding a Hog to raise please call Blaine at: 435-820-8540. For Sheep call Glen at: 435-630-6368. For Beef call Steve: 435-820-0980. The Stock Show will be held July 7-10. If you need your animal tagged or for general questions and registration information please call the Extension Office at: 435-381-2381

Emery County Recreation

Is looking for people interested in umpiring Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth, and softball games.

Those interested in helping out with our youth programs can call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 for more information.

A training session will be given to all those that are interested. Get involved and let others benefit from your service.

Matt Townsend Books Still Available

Thank you to everyone that attended relationship speaker Matt Townsend last week. We have additional books available. If you would like a copy of this book they are $12 and can be purchased at the USU Extension Office, 75 East Main #114, Castle Dale.

White Wash Sand Dunes Temporary Filming Closure

The White Wash Sand Dunes open OHV area will be closed for filming for approximately one week in late May, early June 2010. The Ruby Ranch Road, as well as all the other roads and trails in the area will remain open for visitor use. For example, the roads and trails in the Crystal Geyser area will be available for motorized use, and may be used as an alternative to the White Wash Sand Dunes.

Filming dates are subject to change. Please check for updates posted at www.discovermoab.com/atv.htm before planning a trip to the White Wash Sand Dunes. For additional information you may contact the Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission at 435-259-4341 or tara@moabcity.org

Former Choir Members Needed

The Salt Lake Children's Choir is now in its 30th year and is planning a 30th Anniversary Gala Concert for Saturday, May 15, 2010 in Abravanel Hall. They are in the process of forming an Alumni choir and don't have current contact information for all choir alumni and are hopeful that through this announcement they can reach as many former choir members as possible. All those interested should reply to slcc@q.com (indicating preferred vocal parts) or call (801) 566-0922.

Need Help Paying For Your Prescriptions?

Your local medicare counselor may be able to help.

Is your yearly individual income $16,245 or less?

Are your individual assets limited to $12,510 or less?

Do you have questions regarding your current Rx plan?

If you answered yes to any of these questions contact your local Medicare Counselor for an appointment by calling 1-435-637-4268 ext. 714.

Needs kidney

My name is Elmer Mirza, and I am a 27 years old male from Salt Lake City.

I have been seraching for a kidney donor for almost two years and don't seem to find any.

I was diagnosed with a kidney failure two years ago.

I would really appreciate if someone would be willing to give the gift of life, I would be very grateful if they could contact my transplant coordinator Barbara Middlemiss at 801-879-2318.

Orangeville Youth City Council

Youth City Council has a new advisor, Carmen Humphrey. The council is open to youth in Orangeville 7 through 12 grades.

Applications are available at the city hall, library and at Emery High School. Please come and join in for the fun and opportunities that are available to the youth. You can contact Carmen at 748-5674 or call city hall 748-2651.

ATTENTION HUNTINGTON YOUTH AGES 12-18

Come join the Huntington Youth City Council. Great opportunities to serve your community and learn leadership skills. You can even qualify for college scholarships. For more information contact Julie Jones at (435) 687-9744.

Boy needs help

6 year old Xander Archuleta is in need of a bone marrow transplant. This family is in need of your assistance for treatment which will take place at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah and for associated expenses such as travel to treatments.

A donation account has been set up at Zion's Bank under the name of Xander Archuleta. You can donate at any Zion's Bank Branch by simply telling them Xander's name.

Department of Workforce Services Free Workshops

Are you looking for employment?

Are you considering changing careers?

Do you want to know what skills employers are looking for?

Need help preparing a resume?

Do you want to practice your interview skills?

Then the Department of Workforce Services in Castle Dale is the place to come!

Free workshops are offered every Wednesday from 1 to 5 p.m. beginning Aug. 12 that cover these and other topics critical to your job search and career advancement.

Call 435-381-6116 for more information

550 West Hwy 29, Castle Dale

Senior Center

March Calendar

Emery Center:

Exercise - Mon.-Fri.

8-9 a.m.

Lunch - noon -every Wednesday

Blood Pressure -March. 17 Shopping bus March 10- 2nd Wednesday - 1 p.m.

Bingo- March 3 - 1st Wednesday

Band plays - March 24 - 4th Wednesday

Empty Nesters - March 31 -last Monday - 4:30

Castle Dale Center:

Blood Pressure- March 1 & 15- CNS 1st & 3rd Tuesday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Tuesday

Line Dancing - Every Thursday - 10 a.m.

1st/3rd/5th Monday - 1:30 p.m.

DUP - 2nd Monday - March 8

Art Class - Every Tuesday - 3 p.m.

Phase 10 games - Mon - 1 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m.

Rook Club - Every Thursday - 1:30 p.m.

Beads & jewelry - 2nd/3rd/4th Friday - 10:30

Shopping Bus -March 6 Call for reservation

Huntington Center:

Blood Pressure- March 8 & 22 - CNS 2nd & 4th Monday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Monday

Line Dancing - March 8 - 2nd Monday - 1:30 p.m.

Excercise - Mon. - Fri. - 6:30 a.m.

Shopping bus - March 6 -Call for reservation.

Ferron Center:

Blood Pressure- March. 1 & 15 - 1st Monday, CNS - 3rd Monday

Lunch - Monday/Tuesday

Excercise - Every Thursday 1 p.m.

Green River Center:

Nurse Clinic- March 3 - 1st Wednesday

Lunch - Tuesday/Wednesday

Bingo - March 17 - 3rd Wednesday

Ceramics and/or Shopping - Call for dates.

Local singer songs online

Rachel Peterson's songs can be heard online now at http://www.iheartradio.com/new2/artists/missleah Her stage name is Leah.

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

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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