Castle Valley Pageant
Castle Valley Pageant and Pioneer Village, July 29-31 and August 3-7, 2010, at the Pageant site 7 miles NW of Castle Dale. Free Admission. Shuttle bus from the Lamb Fry (rodeo park pavilion) and Stake Center parking lot.
Shuttle bus up the hill. For more information, please call (435) 687-2403.
VFW Garage Sale
Your local Veterans of Foreign Wars Miners Post 2379 is hosting a spring clean garage sale.
Where: VFW Post 2379 147 W. main (back of building).
When April 30 12-6 p.m., May 1, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Come out and get some fantastic deals on used items... All proceeds support our local VFW programs.
Ready To Serve?
Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Over 150 jobs. Starting Salary $13 and up per hour. Free medical, free dental, free housing with all utilities paid, 30 days paid vacation yearly. Call 877-810-8328 ask for SSG Bertagnolli with the U.S. Army.
Friendship Riders 2nd Annual Bike Blessing and Ride
Everyone invited - riders and public. May 15 (optional "bad weather date" May 22) Time: bikes start arriving at 10 a.m., departure 12 noon at the Sutherlands parking lot. For more information contact Craig Larsen 435-637-2244.
Bookcliff Muzzleloaders Spring Shoot
April 30, May 1 & 2 - Buckhorn Draw
Events: Friday 6 p.m. fun shoot $5 per person
Saturday 9 a.m. Rifle (paper & silhouettes), 1 p.m. Mt Man Run, 2 p.m. pistol shoot, 3 p.m. shotgun shoot.
Sunday 9 a.m. handmade blanket shoot. For more information contact Kenny & Cathy Gunter 435-687-2970 or Wayne & Laura Fillmore 435-653-2457.
Buckhorn Archers 8th Annual 3-D Shoot
April 30 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
May 1 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bear Creek Campground. Win a Diamond Razors Edge Bow. For more information contact Randy at 749-3393 or Carl at 749-9229.
Ferron Ladies Auxiliary Yard and Bake Sale
The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of Ferron will host a Yard Sale and Bake Sale at Mayor's Park on State Street in Ferron on Saturday May 15 beginning at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m..
Stop by and check out the items for sale and pick up a baked item to eat while you shop or take home for Sunday dinner. All of the funds from the sale go to "Operation Home Support"
This program sends packages to the local Military Service People on active duty at this time. Don't miss this opportunity to help out with this great program.
An AA meeting will be held every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in Ferron at the Senior Center, 190 N. 300 W. For information contact call Paul -749-9697 or Jan - 384-2773.
Emery County Activity Guides Available
Emery County Recreation Guides are now available to be picked up at your local City Hall. Use your guide to know what is going on in your community. For more information contact the recreation office at 381-2108.
Relay for Life
The team meetings are the first Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be May 4 at 6 pm , 2nd floor of the Castle Dale Courthouse. It's not too late to sign up your team. For more details contact Amanda Bjarnson at 749-1516. Luminaria Sales: Brenda Jensen 749-9023. Relay June 11-12.
Cancer Survivor list needed
A "Survivor's Birthday Bash" is being planned for May 22nd @ 2 p.m. "Please help us build an accurate survivor list for Emery County. Call Diane Tadehara @ 749-9158 if you are a survivor or know a survivor." All survivors are welcome to participate in Relay for Life on June 11-12.
College of Eastern Utah Student Art Show 2010
Exhibition April 5 - April 29. Reception April 16 from 7-9 p.m.
Gallery East hours: Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
451 E. 400 N. Price.
An icebreaker softball tournament will be held on April 23-24 at the Huntington Complex. The tournament is called Bats for Beauty. It is a fundraiser tourney for Little Miss Cambrie Bennett and Miss Emery Shelby Huntington. The cost per team is $250. There will be first, second and third place for the winners. Concessions will be sold at the tournament. To register for the tournament, call Cambrie's father, Cameron Bennett at 435-650-3192.
Beginning Watercolor Class
Starting May 5 thru June 2 Wednesdays at the Castle Dale Senior Center, 1-3 p.m.
Call the Sr. Center 381-2422 for registration & information.
Most supplies furnished.
White Wash Sand Dunes filming dates now set
The White Wash Sand Dunes open OHV area will be closed for filming May 20th - May 27th 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Handler's Classes
May 18 and June 22.
Time: 9 a.m., and 4 & 7 p.m.
Place: 28 South 100 East Price.
For more information contact: 637-3671.
May 19, and June 23.
Time: 4 & 7 p.m.
Place: 25 W Main, Castle Dale (next to Boyd's Pharmacy).
For more information contact: 381-2252.
Time: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Place: Green River City Office, 240 E. Main, Green River.
For maore information contact: 637-3671.
Classes are two hours in length. Current cards are required for all infividuals working in, but not limited to, restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores and deli's.
Cards are good for three years.
Cleveland Spring Expo
Cleveland Town will be celebrating the opening of their new Fire Station on Sat. May 1st.
The Ribbon cutting will take place at 9:30 a.m. with the Cleveland Spring Expo to follow from 10 a.m.
to 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.
Miss Emery and Little Miss Emery 4 Man 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 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and last place, and more.
$75 to sponsor a hole contact Lorie at 749-1395.
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).
748-2906 or 749-2239.
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.
Health Career Exploration Camp At Southern Utah University
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 $100.00, 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 email@example.com. 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.
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.
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.
"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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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.
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.
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
Exercise - Mon.-Fri.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.