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Utah Farm Bureau's Creative Story Contest

The Emery County Farm Bureau is excited to again sponsor the Farm Bureau "Celebrate Agriculture" contest. Students in grades three through eight are eligible to enter. The topic for 2011 is "A Day In the Life of A Farmer." Participants are eligible to win $100. Have your story published. Earn resource materials for your classroom. Earn a pizza party for your class. For complete contest rules visit and click on womens committee. Contact Joel Hatch at 435-687-9115 or jhatch@etvnet for details on the contest. Information for teachers wishing additional resources for teaching agriculture concepts in the classroom can be found at

Domestic Violence Coalition

Luncheon and panel discussion. Oct. 13 at noon at the County Building in Castle Dale.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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 call Paul -749-9697 or Jan - 384-2773.

Sports For Youth Foundation

Is currently accepting player applications from Canadian and American boys and girls, age 15 - 20, who are accomplished high school or club volleyball players. Applicants should also be good citizens in their school and community. The 2011 Goodwill Ambassadors Volleyball Exchange promotes, international friendships and peace through sport. 2011 marks the 31st year that the Goodwill Ambassadors have conducted sports tours promoting world peace and understanding. This year we are offering two tours. One tour will travel to London, Paris, the other will travel to Italy, visiting in Venice, Florence and Rome. Applications are available from our website at For further information, Sports For Youth Foundation: 6101 110th Ave SE Bellevue, WA. 98006; Phone (425) 255-8102. Email, website

The Fourth Annual Green River Boys and Girls Club Golf Tournament

Is coming up on Oct. 9. The event will be held at the beautiful Green River Golf Club. They are currently accepting teams to play, as well as sponsors. If you are interested please contact Ted Ranney at or (435) 564-8105. All funds raised will go towards the Green River Boys and Girls Club. The Boys and Girls Club thanks you for your support and hopes to see you out there.

Daniels Fund

Announces Grants for Utah Nonprofits Organizations providing services to people in need are among the major recipients of $309,776 in grants for Utah nonprofits announced this week by the Daniels Fund. Grant recipients include the Ability Foundation, Murray; Boys and Girls Clubs of Brigham City; House of Hope, Salt Lake City; Housing Opportunities, Salt Lake City; Transitions, Blanding; and Youth Impact, Ogden. The program areas eligible for grants through the Daniels Fund include: aging, alcoholism and substance abuse, amateur sports, disabilities, education, homeless and disadvantaged, and youth development. Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable television who owned the ABA's Utah Stars, established the Daniels Fund to operate the Daniels Fund Scholarship Program and the Daniels Fund Grants Program in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Visit for more information.


AWANA Club is being held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel each Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. AWANA is a bible based Christ centered program for children ages 3 through sixth grade. For more information call 687-2933.

Seeking Indian Placement Host Families

Jessie L. Embry, Oral History Program Director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies is currently working on an oral history project collecting stories of Mormon families who participated in the LDS Church's Indian Placement Program. Especially stories from people who hosted Native Americans in our area. Contact Jessie at or by phone at 801-422-7585 between 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Emery County Care and Rehab Silent Auction

E.C. Care and Rehab is holding a silent auction on items from their old kitchen. Items may be seen at the E.C. Care & rehab building or call 384-2301 for inormation.

Ready To Serve?

Ages 17-42

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.

"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 uthe 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

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.

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.


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.

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 and click on the "Navigating the FAFSA" button. The presentation can also be found through UHEAA's Facebook page.

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.

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