The 4th annual garden workshop will be held on Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. at the old courthouse in Castle Dale. Sponsored by USU Extension. The cost is $5 per person, includes lunch and handouts. RSVP by calling 435-381-2381 or register at the door, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Free business training classes
Offered by the Price Small Business Development Center and Custom Fit. These brief sessions will include topics like effective marketing practices, strategic planning, customer service, and financial literacy. All classes are scheduled for 10-11 a.m. The dates and locations are as follows:
Feb. 17 at West Winds Restaurant: Managing by the Numbers.
Feb. 24 at America's Best Value Inn: Amazing Customer Service.
March 2 at Green River Coffee Company: Marketing That Sells.
March 9th at Comfort Inn: Building Your Strategy.
Everyone welcome to attend any or all of these sessions. Sessions will be presented by Jordan Leonard (Emery County Economic Development) and Ryan Murray (Price Small Business Development Center).
This series is sponsored by the City of Green River, Epicenter, Emery County Economic Development, Custom Fit, and the Utah SBDC Network.
Want your child to be taught biblical principles in a fun, learning environment? Join us for Master Club Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Emery County in Ferron. Kids aged 5 through 6th grade will enjoy games, songs, Bible lessons, crafts, and awards.
The Heart of Emery County Pageant
The pageants will be held March 18-19. Little Miss, ages 4-8, Junior Miss, ages 9-13, Outstanding Teen, ages 14-16 and Miss Emery, ages 17-24. $25 Registration fee. Prizes for everyone. For more information call Jessica, 801-616-2449 or the Rec Center, 435-381-3505. You can pick up applications at the Rec Center.
Soil health workshop
The next soil health workshop will be on Feb. 25 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The workshop is free and lunch will be provided. There will be guest speakers from Bismark N.D., a question and answer session with local producers and hands on soil health demonstrations. For more information about this workshop you can call the Orie Winger at (435) 381-2300 ext. 110.
Lincoln Day Dinner
There will be a Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. at the San Rafael Museum in Castle Dale.
The dinner of rib eye steak or chicken will be catered by Kent Wilson. The cost is $25.
Master Gardener Classes
USU Extension will offer ten Master Gardener Classes in Castle Dale and Price from January 28 through March 31. Classes will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings. Topics will include vegetables, tree fruits, small fruits, landscape design, plant propagation, lawn care, houseplants, flowers, tree and shrubs, and pruning. Cost is $50 for one year or $80 for the full two year course (includes Master Gardener Manual). For more information contact USU Extension at 381-3535.
BACK COUNTRY HORSEMEN
San Rafael Chapter. We meet the second Wednesday
of each month at the Carbon Events Center at 6:30 p.m. The next planned ride is Saturday Feb 27. Come find out about it at our next meeting January 13. Visit us on the web at www.bchu.com/new_san_rafael.htm or
look us up on facebook: Back Country Horsemen - San Rafael Chapter.
Mission San Rafael
Mass is held at noon on the second and fourth Sunday of each month at the Mission, south of Huntington.
We are starting to collect veterans photos for our veterans special editions. Please submit your photos to email@example.com, PO Box 589, Castle Dale, UT 84513 or 410 East Main, Suite B in Castle Dale. You can call 435-381-2431 with any questions. If you have previously submitted photos you do not need to submit them again.
EASTERN UTAH, STROKE/ BRAIN ANEURYSM/AVM SUPPORT GROUP
For survivors and Caregivers 3rd Tues. Of each month in the Castleview Hospital classroom, 300 N. Hospital DR., Price, Utah. (enter through south entrance and turn left) 6 to 7:30 p.m. If You Need More Info. Contract Karen Ward at EasternUtah@Joeniekrofoundation.org or call (435) 650-2337.
Castle Valley Pageant
Making plans for next summer? The Castle Valley Pageant will be performed at the mountain amphitheater July 28 through August 6, except Sunday and Monday. Invite family and friends. Plan to attend.
AWANA kids club will be starting on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. at Desert Edge Christian Chapel. AWANA is a Bible based club for preschool-6th grade children.
Emery County Clothing Exchange needs help.
We are trying to help the community, by providing clothing to those in need. This project is in the beginning stages and we are in need of hangers and clothing racks in order to accommodate our clothing donations. Please contact Kat at 435-749-1750 in order to coordinate.
The Ferron American Legion Auxiliary would like all High School girls in their junior year to have a chance to go to girls state. That one chance will be June of 2016. Financial partial scholarships could be made available through our Legion and Auxiliary. Contact Jo Sansevero for more information. 384-2648.
Transportation service is being offered for all patients from Carbon/Emery area who are receiving radiation treatments at the Central Utah Clinic or Utah Valley hospital in Provo. Perkie travel is free of charge Monday through Friday. Perkie travel is operated through Active Re-Entry, a private non-profit organization. For more info call 435-637-4950.
Miner's Memorial Donations
Any donation, large or small, will be greatly appreciated. Donations over $500, for community and economic development purposes can qualify for a tax deduction on your federal and state taxes as a charitable donation by going through the SUCDC. You may receive up to fifty percent of your donation back as a Utah income tax credit. One hundred percent of all proceeds go to the miners memorial.
Sponsorship: Platinum-$25,000. Gold-$10,000. Silver-$5,000. Bronze-$1,000. Copper-$500. Sponsors names will be placed on the monument. You can donate online at ourminers.com.
A Brush with Kindness
"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, and Landscaping. This is a loan program with no interest short term loans. To learn more and apply, contact the Project Manager for your area: Jack Forinash 180 S Broadway PO Box 444 Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3330 firstname.lastname@example.org. To volunteer, donate materials, and learn more, go online to www.hfhcc.tumblr.com/abwk."
Addiction Recovery program in Emery County
General addiction meeting: Sunday at 6 p.m. San Rafael Junior High Seminary, 395 W 500 S in Ferron.
General addiction meeting: Tuesday at 7 p.m. Emery High Seminary, 945 N Center.
Family support Group: Wednesday at 7 p.m. Castle Dale Stake Center, High Council room, 25 E. Main.
General addiction meeting: Thursday at 7 p.m. Huntington Stake Center, High Council room, 240 N. Main.
This 12 step program is adapted with permission from AA World Services to include the Savior, Jesus Christ as our higher power. The program assists substance and behavior addicts and their families who desire a better life free of addictions.
There is no cost. No referral or recommendation is needed. All Meetings are anonymous and confidential.
Group leaders: Gary and Marlene, 435-687-2233, Phil and Pauline, 435-384-3133, Roger and Jan, 435-687-2515.
CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children. The primary responsibilities of a CASA volunteer are to: Gather Information: Review documents and records, interview the children, family members and professionals in their lives. Appear in/Attend Court:Â Advocate for the child's best interests and provide testimony when necessary. Explain What is Going On:Â Help the child understand the court proceedings.Â "Be the Glue":Â Seek cooperative solutions among individuals and organizations ... Contact the Carbon/Emery CASA Program at email@example.com or utahcasa.org
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.
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.
Southeastern Utah District Health Department
Hours are: Monday 3 - 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday 3 - 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.
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. AWANA Club, Wednesday at 6 p.m. Call 687-2933 or visit our website www.desertedge.info.
Drug Tip Hotline
Report any suspicious activity to 381-2888. You can remain anonymous.
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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