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Planning meeting

A new Forest Service Land and Resource Management Planning Rule is being introduced. A roundtable discussion will be held on April 8 at Manti-La Sal National Forest Supervisor's Office, 599 W. Price River Drive, Price, Utah from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Each session will be identical. In addition to the roundtable meeting in Price, the Forest Service will host a national science forum, three national roundtables, eight regional roundtables and 14 roundtable meetings throughout the Intermountain Region on April 8 at each Forest Supervisor's Office. Meeting locations, agenda and pre-registration can be found at www.fs.fed.us/r4 by clicking on the "Planning Rule" link. For more information regarding these events, contact Marlene Depietro at 435-636-3539.

Dodgeball Tournament Fundraiser

SRJH will be holding a Dodgeball Tournament between the staff and students. This will be a fund raiser for the Emery County Relay for Life. The games will be played in the gym during the lunch hours. Dates: April 8, 15, 23 from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Cost: $5 to play and $1 to watch the games. Get your team together and have a good time. For more details contact Emily at 384-2245.

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 6 p.m. at the Emery County Courthouse-second floor-75 E. Main Street. It's not too late to sign up your team. Cost: $100 per team. Come and get your team registered on-line Items to discuss: T-Shirt sizes, fund raising ideas, team activities, luminaria sales and committee updates. Details contact Amanda at 749-1516.

Cleveland Spring Expo

Cleveland Town will be celebrating the opening of their new Fire Station on May . The Ribbon cutting will take place at 9:30 a.m. with the Cleveland Spring Expo to follow from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. You can tour the new facility and visit the vendor booths from around the state. There will be workshops, food, prizes, and entertainment throughout the day. All proceeds will benefit the Cleveland Days Fireworks Display.

Good Friday Service/Easter Services

The Mission San Rafael will host Good Friday services on April 2 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday Mass will be at 1 p.m. on April 4.

Campground Host Wanted

The Emery County Recreation Special Service District is seeking a campground host for Bear Creek Campground. Host must reside at the campground, will keep grounds clean and work under the direction of the Emery County Recreation Director. Contract will run from May 15-Oct. 15. Must apply before April 30. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 435-381-2108.

Attention District 5 Legion and Ladies Auxiliary

Spring convention will be held in Moab on April 16. The address is 450 N. 100 E. Moab. Refreshments at 10:30 a.m. Meeting at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served after the meeting. The cost is $7 for those who RSVP to Patti Murphy at 435-259-5290 or Ed Manson at 435-260-1892, or $8 at the door.

Miss Emery and Little Miss Emery 4 -person Scramble



Golf Tournament

June 12 at the Millsite Golf Course in Ferron. Tee off at 12:30 p.m. $240 per team. Prizes for closest to the hole, long drive, longest putt, shortest putt. Prizes also for first, second, third, fourth and last place, and more. $75 to sponsor a hole contact Lorie at 749-1395.

Castle Dale Easter Egg Hunt

March 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Cheddar Field for ages 0-12

Huntington City Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Egg Hunt will be on March 31 at 5 p.m. at Lions Park. The hunt is open to children up to age 11. They will also have a spagetti dinner and the Easter Bunny.

Ferron Easter Egg Hunt

The city easter egg hunt will be held on March 31 at the Ferron Elementary main playground: third and fourth graders meet at 9 a.m., first and second 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 window 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).

Fifth Annual Baseball/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.

PeeWee Baseball 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 at 1 p.m. at the Green River City Hall. For special accommodations 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.

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.

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.

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

Easter Egg Hunt

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 competitive 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

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.

Community Theatre Needs You

Would you like to help make a story on a page come to life on the stage?

Then Community Theatre needs you!

We need: DIRECTORS, costumers, make-up helpers, construction crews, backstage helpers, musicians, choreographers.

We are looking at doing fun shows such as "Newsies", "Jungle Book", and "Honk."

If you are interested in helping out in any of these areas please call Tricia Erickson 381-2019 leave a message if no answer.

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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