Cleveland residents are required to license their dogs by Feb. 28. All dogs must have proof of current rabies shots to be licensed. Persons failing to do so are subject to a $15 fine in addition to regular fees. This late fee will be enforced as of March 1. The town will sponsor two rabies clinics on Jan. 26 from 1-3 p.m. at the Cleveland Cemetery storage building, 200 North 600 East by the cemetery in Cleveland.
Two $5,000 fellowships are being awarded through the Visual Arts Program of the Utah Arts Council. Postmark deadline is Jan. 18. Fellowships are awarded annually to encourage artists in crafts, drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture, as well as new genres and conceptual art. For more information call Lila Abersold at 801-533-3581.
Orangeville City's 2002 Historical calendars are in. The cost is $5. Pick up your copy at City Hall.
The 8th Annual Winter Ball Baseball Camp will be conducted on Jan. 19-21, in Mesquite, Nev. for teams or individuals ages 8-18. Registration information is available by calling 877-272-0862.
John Maher, department service officer for the Disabled American Veterans will be providing assistance in Price on Jan. 23, at the Workforce Office, 475 West Price River Drive, #265, from 8-11 a.m. or you may call 801-359-8168 to know which documents you will need to bring or to have questions answered.
The Emery County Historical Society, one of the three largest in the state of Utah, meets monthly featuring special guest speakers, sponsors historic projects and treks, and is holding their semi-annual elections and annual membership drive on Thurs., Jan. 24, at the Museum of the San Rafael at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Mark H. Williams, who will expound on his new book which helps visitors understand and tour our own San Rafael Swell. Your attendance to this meeting and your input is important to help with restoration and preservation projects for 2002. Call JoAnn Taylor at 687-9142, or JoAnn Behling at 384-2666.
Four Corners Community Mental Health Center will be holding a town meeting on Jan 24, at 6 p.m. in the Castle Dale Senior Citizens Center. The purpose is to review for citizens the mental health and substance abuse services that are currently in place and to receive input from the public concerning these services as well as ideas to enhance or add services. The Emery High Peer Helpers will entertain; light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Huntington 2002 dog licenses are now due. On Jan. 26, from 9 a.m.-Noon is the first Rabies Clinic at the Fire Station. Purchase licenses at City Hall; need proof of current rabies vaccination. Call 687-2436 with questions.
"Dinner with Friends" is being produced by Pioneer Memorial Theatre at 300 South 1400 East in Salt Lake City, Jan. 9-26. Call for curtain times, free parking, and discount information, 801-581-6961.
The American Legion Oratorical Contest will be held in February in Salt Lake City. The contest begins at the local level and is for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. Ask your school counselor or contact a member of your local American Legion Post or call Naomi Fletcher at 801-567-1102. Many scholarships are given and prizes at local level also.
There are new requirements for kindergarten entry for 2002-03. Be prepared, start now to get those required immunizations. A child must have proof of receiving eight types of immunizations. For questions regarding your child's immunization status, contact your health care provider. Pass the word; help by informing a neighbor with a kindergarten age child. Call your health care provider, the Emery Medical Center (381-2305) or Southeastern Utah Health Department (381-2252).
Do you or someone you care about have an interest in attending a self help group but there isn't one? Help yourself/help others to personal knowledge and understanding of Multiple Sclerosis by volunteering to start an MS group in our area. Interested? Contact DeeDee Fox, 800-527-8116, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DROPS truck will be in the parking lot of Desert Edge Christian Chapel at 500 South Main in Huntington on Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. No early birds, please. Not responsible for late truck nor quality/quanity of the food offered. You must be present to pick up a box! DROPS is now a drive through; available to anyone one on a first come, first served basis. Direct questions to 381-5410.
Gallery East at the College of Eastern Utah presents local reknowned artists, Thomas Elmo Williams and David Richey Johnsen, featuring works of local interest and places, which will run from Jan. 8-31. Gallery East (at the main building, room 109) has weekday hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information call 435-613-5225.
World War II - P.T. Boats, Bases and Tenders Reunion is planned for Aug. 1-5, at the Sheraton Hotel in Salt Lake City. Plan to attend now. Contact Duane Renville for details at 701-549-2691.
Ten caring Utah families are needed to host high school students from many foreign countries for the 2002-03 school year. Students are prescreened, speak English, and are excited about visiting the USA and teaching about their country. They have medical insurance and own spending money. If you would like to open your heart and your home to a very interesting teen and bring the world to your doorstep, call 1-800-894-7633 today.
Ten free flowering trees will be given to each person who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during Jan. 2002. Call 1-888-448-7337 to apply for membership and receive your free trees.
Sign Up Now for classes starting on March 4, ending on May 2. Learn how to help when someone is sick or injured. You must register by Feb. 5. Grant money is available to Emery High Seniors to cover tuition costs; nine college credit hours available. For more information call Marty Wilson, 653-2966 or 749-1996, or Martin Wilson, 749-1995.