Nov. 15 has been noted as Utah Turkey Day. The International Dutch Oven Society will be at 15 locations throughout the state to cook holiday turkeys. Demonstrations will be held at Camp Chef dealers, including Home Depot, Macey's and Sportsmans Warehouse.
For all cub scout and scout leaders, there will be a Roundtable held on Nov. 13. Youth protection training at 6:15 p.m. and roundtable at 7:30 p.m. Both will be held in the Castle Dale Stake Center.
Women's Volleyball will start on Jan. 7, 2004. If you have a team contact Larraine Pierce at 687-9795 or Karl Jensen at 653-2770. Deposits must be made by Dec. 4 to hold a place on the schedule. A meeting will be held at the Huntington Library on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. to discuss the rules and how the league will run. Every team must have a representative at this meeting. Many issues concerning the league will be discussed and decided.
Everyone is encouraged to attend an Introduction to the CASA Volunteer Program in Castle Dale on Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the new Court House. Volunteers are needed in Emery County to help abused and neglected children find a safe loving home. Speak up for a child in court by becoming a CASA volunteer.
Ferron City will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new fire station on Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. at 90 East Molen Road.
The Melon Vine Store in Green River will host the ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the grand opening of the newly remodeled facility. There will be shopping sprees, drawings, balloons, popcorn, pop and candy. The ceremony will be held Nov. 14 at 10 a.m.
Need help with your heating bills? Get in touch with HEAT. Apply at Emery County Community Center, 40 South Center Street, Castle Dale. Applications will be taken from Nov. 3, 2003 to March 31, 2004. Proof of income, family size or disability will be required. Call 381-5410 for an appointment.
College of Eastern Utah will host Bread and Soup Night every Monday night through November from 5-6:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Carbon County Food Bank. The event will be held in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center.
The American Legion has re-launched a free, easy way to thank the troops for their service this Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Create the card at the American Legion website www.legion.org. This free service is being offered through Nov. 12.
Applications are now being accepted for city/county titleholders to compete for the title of Miss Teen Utah International to be held May 7-8, 2004 at Bingham High School in South Jordan. Call or write: Miss Teen International Pageant, Box 459, Riverton, Ut. 84065, or 1-801-254-4616, fax 1-801-254-8547, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be food handlers' classes for all persons working in food handling establishments. Classes will be taught in Price Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and in Castle Dale Nov. 20 and Dec.18 at 4 and 7 p.m. For more information contact Dr. Claron Bjork at 637-3671 or Terri at 381-2252.
Utah's youth anti-tobacco advocacy group, the Phoenix Alliance, encourages youth to fight big tobacco by entering the seventh annual Truth From Youth Anti-Tobacco Advertising contest. Entries are grouped in elementary, junior and senior high categories with cash prizes. Contest deadine is March 22, 2004. Create anti-tobacco radio, TV or billboard ads to enter. For more information call 1-801-256-4924 or visit www.youthagainsttobacco.com.
Utahns who need help quitting tobacco may call the Utah Tobacco Quit Line at 1-888-567-TRUTH. The quit line offers live tobacco cessation counseling, as well as referrals to additional services, state-of-the-art cessation booklets and kits with quitting aids. The quit line operates Monday-Thursday from 6 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday from 6 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Also visit www.utahquitnet.com which offers 24 hour help.
A statewide summit "Eliminating Inequalities in Health" will be held Nov. 13 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium. The purpose of the summit is to build connections between the Utah Department of Health and the community to better address social inequalities in health as well as develop long term strategies to reduce health inequalities. Register on line at www.utahissues.org or call Jennifer at 1-801-521-2035, ext. 100.
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.
The Homeownership Challenge is to increase minority homeownership by 5.5 million by the end of the decade. The American Dream Downpayment Initiative made significant progress as the US House of Representatives passed a $400 million bill to assist 80,000 low income families to become homeowners. For more information visit www.hud.gov.
Castle Dale, Ferron and Huntington Stakes are pleased to host a special fireside. Brother Thurl Bailey will be the guest speaker. He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1996. He is very talented in many ways. This fireside is Latter-day Saint standard and dress. Everyone from 12 to 100 is welcome to attend. No small children or babies.
Bailey will be available for autographs, pictures, and he will also have CDs, and tapes available for those interested. The date for this is Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Spartan Center in Castle Dale.
Relay Utah launched relayutah.gov, making information about its toll free service and other resources easier to access by Utah's deaf, hard of hearing, speech disabled communites and their friends and families. Visit this website to learn more.
The Old Mill Camp of the DUP is offering a unique collection of over 200 pictures on CD. There are group pictures and pictures of past and present buildings in Ferron. The CD is being pre-sold to help raise money for the publishing of the book. Can be used as a screen saver or viewed as a picture album. The Old Mill Camp also has an afghan for sale. Contact Irene Williams at 384-2902 or Ferron City Hall.
Attention, union meeting for local 6363 will be held the third Wednesday of every month at the District 22 office in Price. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Attend if you want to receive 70 year anniversary cap.
Story Time for pre-schoolers will be held every Friday at 11 a.m. Will be held every Friday except. Nov. 28, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.
Open nights at the Emery County Recreation Center will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-10 p.m. There will be basketball, foosball, table tennis, darts, board games, etc. For more information, please call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.
Emery County Care and Rehab is currently looking for volunteers to perform for one hour per month, providing musical entertainment for the residents. Any instrument is welcome. Any single person or group is welcome. Any age. Please call Tracy at 384-2301.
Emery County Company of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will hold their Holiday Social on Dec. 1, at 12:30 p.m. at the Castle Dale Senior Center. Luncheon will be provided. Entertainment by Janet Tuttle and Tammy Lynn Cook. The group will also make old-fashioned ornaments. RSVP to Mary (384-3292), Marilyn (748-2442), or JoAnn (748-2633) by Nov. 19. Old Mill Camp of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will hold their Christmas Social on Dec. 4, at 3:30 p.m. at the Ferron Senior Center. Any questions about the social call 384-3292 or 613-5262.
Huntington 1st Ward will host a roast beef dinner and entertainment on Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. Games for the children and fun for all ages. All ward members and friends welcome.
The Emery County Historical Society is hosting a Harvest Ball on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael. Montell Seeley will teach different square dancing so bring your partner and swing on down.