Emery County libraries
Have overdue library fines? Now is the perfect time to clear them up. Bring into the libraries a can of food, and the Emery County Libraries will waive $1 off of your over due fines. One can =One dollar off of your fine. All food will be donated to the Emery County Food Bank. Please note that fee's will not be waived during this food drive, only overdue fines.
2015 Small Business Training Schedule
Profit mastery, Jan 28-29, $350. Business Leadership series, Feb 10, $119. The 5 Disciplines of Marketing, Feb. 10-12, $295. Managing stress in the workplace, April 30, $80. 7 habits of highly effective small business managers, Sept. 19-19, $395. Business boot camp, free and open to the public every 3rd Friday from Noon to 1 p.m. There are other dates for the classes. For more information and to register go to www.sbdc.usueaster.edu or contact Ryan Murray at 435-613-5460 or email@example.com. All trainings will be held at USU Eastern Price Campus and broadcast to select areas of Emery, Grand and San Juan Counties.
Ham Radio Classes
Sinbad Desert Amateur Radio Club will be holding an 8 week course where you can learn everything you need to earn your Technician (entry level) FCC Amateur Radio License.
The Technician license is your gateway to the world-wide excitement of Amateur Radio ---- and now you do NOT need to learn Morse code!
Classes begin on January, 7th at 6:00 pm at (TBD)
Registration is required.
To join, contact: Bryan Anderson - K7GX
435.609.9651 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by: Carbon County Emergency Management and Carbon County CERT
Stuffed animals needed
The Huntington Elementary Valentine's Carnival is collecting donations of stuffed animals and any small toys in new/good condition for the carnival on Feb. 13. These items can be dropped off to the Huntington Elementary or the Emery County Progress office. As you clean your closets and get ready for the holidays remember your items can be put to good use at the carnival.
Emery County History Books
The "Emery County Centennial History Book" of 1996, written by Dr. Edward A. Geary, will now be on sale for only $6. Emery County's three Museums will be happy to fill your order while you view all the new displays in each. The Officers of Emery County Historical Society: Suzanne, Pres., Lori Ann, VP Elect., Evelyn, Sec., and Joyce, Trea., will also be happy to take orders.
"We want to get these History Books into people's hands, homes, and on their coffee tables", says Sylvia Nelson, ECCHS Committee Chairman, "instead of in Museum closets."
Emery County is one of few counties in Utah to still have any Centennial books.
"We don't need to sell them, but they make such great gifts!" Call Sylvia at 435-687-9184. "Leave name and phone number."
Shoes for Love Organization
Miss Emery County and the Shoes for Love Organization need your help in a nationwide shoe drive. So many people go without a pair of shoes. Shoes for Love will deliver the collected shoes to these humble people in Africa and South America. Please send all used shoes to school with your student. All shoes are accepted. Drop box will be in the office of your school. Final collection will be in May. This is a competition between all elementary schools in the county; whoever collects the most shoes wins a party with the Miss Emery County Royalty.
Kids Bible Club
Desert Edge will be starting a new Bible club for kids, preschool-6th grade. The club meets every Wednesday from 6-730 p.m. Call 435-687-2933 for more info.
Come join our unique fitness club every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the ShowTime Dance Studio (330 East 600 North, Castle Dale). Instructors: Donn Jeffs and Heather Atwood. $3 each class or $20 a month. A club full of fun and satisfaction. Bring a yoga mat and handweights that accomodate you. Also bring a friend. Tri it......you'll like it. For ladies of all ages. Call 435-749-1484.
Preschool Story Time at the Elmo Library on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Emery County Care and Rehab is looking for volunteers to help with activities such as bingo callers, musicians, dancers, singers, karate demonstrations, balloon animals, community theater, any other sort of unique talent is welcome. Even if you don't think you have a unique talent and would like to volunteer don't hesitate to call. If you would like to help or have an idea for an activity call Donna, 435-384-2301.
Need help with exterior home repairs?
Habitat for Humanity's A Brush With Kindness program can provide the up-front money and expertise to improve the durability or accessibility of your home.
Typical projects include:
Exterior painting, Siding repairs, Roof repairs, Exterior ramps and stairs Landscaping.
To learn more and apply, contact the Program Manager for your area: This is a loan program. No interest short term loans.
180 S Broadway
PO Box 444
Green River, UT 84525
To volunteer, donate materials, and learn more, go online to
Grand opening. Enroll now. Let NCSF certified personal trainer, Cassie Taylor and Kristy Guymon, with ten years track and cross-country coaching experience, help you achieve your New Year's resolution of becoming a healthier you. Castle Dale Rec. Center: Burn it up: Tue., 12:30 p.m/8 p.m. and Thur., 8 p.m. Enlighten: Mon/Thur, 7 p.m.. Hi-lite: Mon/Thur, 8 p.m. Ferron Fairgrounds: Enlighten: Mon/Thur, 5:10 a.m.. Hi-lite: Tue/Fri, 5:10 a.m. $45 a months; includes all classes, tracking and nutrition help. $35/12 class punch-card (class participation only). Call 749-7142 or 749-2653.
Castle Dale Library
Preschool Story Time is held Tuesday's at 1:00 p.m. at the Castle Dale
Story time is not for sitting quietly. It's not just reading, it's for bringing stories to life in a whole new way. It's a playground for your mind. The Emery County Public Libraries offer pre-school story time. To find out what day and time check the libraries web page at lib.emerycounty.com
Preschool Story Time on day at 10:00. Young Readers Club is Wednesdays at 11:45. There will be reading and activities held each week.
THE WORKOUT PLACE
At the Old Huntington City Hall. Mon. & Wed. - Zumba - 6:00 a.m., R.I.P.P.E.D. - 6:30 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. - Turbokick - 6:00 a.m., Pump (weights) 6:00 p.m. and Zumba - 7:15 p.m.
Saturday - R.I.P.P.E.D. - 8:30 A.M.
For informaton call - Cheryl - 749-0439.
Ceramics For Fun in Emery
New stuff arriving all the time!! Hours: Tue - Thurs 10-5. Fri -Sat 10-8.
Southeastern Utah District Health Department
Hours are: Monday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. The office is located at 25 West Main Street in Castle Dale. Call 435-381-2252 for more information
Liberty Faith Fellowship Church
Adult Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. Children's church provided for 3 to 11 year olds. Please contact Pastor Steve Jones for times and locations of other study groups at 650-3875.
Lost and Found Recovery Program
Meets at Liberty Faith Fellowship Church every Friday night at 6:30 p.m. A "faith based" program.
Bread of Life
112 West 400 North Huntington. Sunday service 2 p.m. For more information call Pastor Bob Wells at 650-0556.
Castle Dale Independent Baptist Church
Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worships service, 11 a.m. Youth Group 6 p.m. Bible study is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call 381-2975 for more info.
Desert Edge Christian Chapel
Worship service 10 a.m. Sunday school follows worship service. Youth group, 10:15 a.m. Bible study, Monday at 6 p.m. Kids Bible Club, Wednesday at 6 p.m. Call 687-2933 or visit our website www.desertedge.info.
Come and Join! Any and all youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to join the Youth City Council. For questions contact Laneea Cowley at 749-0403
Youth Council meetings are held at the Huntington City Hall at 4:30 p.m. the last Thurs. of each month.
Drug Tip Hotline
Report any suspicious activity to 381-2888. You can remain anonymous.
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.
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 Auxiliary Unit 42 Jan Hess 435-384-2753 or Dixie Swasey 435-384-3172.
Emery County Libraries
Story Time Schedule
Monday: Cleveland Jr. Storytime 10:30, Sr. Storytime 1:30. Tuesday: Green River 10:30, Emery 11, Castle Dale Wednesday: Elmo 10, Huntington 10. Thursday: Ferron 11, Orangeville 10:30
Did You Know The Emery Library Has Several Tools For You To Use?
Laminate your items: The cost is $1.00 for an 8 X 10 sheet. We have free wireless internet for your laptops. We have 3 computers for patrons to use for free. We have a scanner. We have a copier that can make posters. We have a fax machine to send and receive faxes. We have the new release books and magazines to read. We have Play-a-ways, Books on CD, Books on tape, Videos and CD's. We are open Mondays to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We have two friendly, helpful Librarians to assist you!
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