Ten free flowering trees can be received free for joining the National Arbor Day Foundation. For more information go online at arborday.org or contact the National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, Neb. 68410.
The first annual COA Cheer and Dance Olympic City Open Championship will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Jan. 10. For more information call 1-800-252-4337.
To learn more about the activities of spacecraft from NASA, log on to their website http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/newsroom. More information can be found from Utah's ambassador to NASA, Patrick Wiggins at http://planet.state.ut.us.
The Heber Valley Railroad is taking passengers to the station stop at Soldier Hollow. From ther, passengers take a 1,000 foot tubing hill. Price includes the ride to the stop, a specially designed tube to use and the return train ride to Heber City. For more information, call SmithsTix at 1-800-888-8499 or the Heber Valley Railroad at 435-654-5601.
In July 2003, Canadian journalist Zara Kazemi was beaten to death in an Iranian prison for attempting to report a story that Iran's government did not want told. See the story on KUED Channel 7 on Jan. 8 at 8 p.m.
Do you know what to do in case of an earthquake? How close does an earthquake need to get before you think about being prepared? Do you realize that there were three earthquakes within 100 miles of our homes in December of 2003? The "Earthquake Lady" will be at the Emergency Preparedness Fair Jan. 30. Boothes open at 5:30 p.m. Bring your family to get the information they need to survive.
The first annual meeting of the Southwest Grassfed Livestock Alliance will be held Jan. 15, 2004 from 2-4 p.m. in the New Mexico Ballroom at the Albuquerque Hilton, 1901 University Drive, NE, Albuquerque, NM. This meeting is one of many to be held during the Quivira Coalition's Third Annual Coalition Conference to be held Jan. 15-17, 2004.
The Outlawz open tryout and mini camp will be Jan. 15, 7-9 p.m., Jan. 16, 4-9 p.m., and Jan. 17 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the BCAC on the College of Eastern Utah campus. All current and prospective players must be there in order to be on team. Call JP at 687-2570 for more information.
The Huntington Lions Club is gathering used eyeglasses to be distributed to needy people in Third World countries. There is a special need for childrens' glasses. For more information, contact Judy Lange at 687-5349.
Cleveland Town will sponsor a rabies clinic on Jan. 24, 2004 from 1-3 p.m. at the Cleveland Cemetery storage building, 200 North 600 East. All dogs are required to have a current rabies shot before they can be licensed for the new year.
Four new exhibits have opened at the Museum of Church History and Art. They are Landscape and Life: The Rural Setting of the Latter-day Saint, Boyd K. Packer: the Lifework of an Amateur Artist, Music and the Spoken Word: Celebrating 75 Years of Mormon Tabernacle Choir Radio and You Have a Family Tree. For information concerning museum hours call 801-240-3310.
A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department Service Office will be at the Price Workforce Service Center from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2004 to assist in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits.
The US Commission for Scholastic Assistance offers many scholarships in many different categories. For information on obtaining these scholarship lists, send a self-addresssed stamped envelope, business size, to: The US Commision for Scholastic Assistance, P.O. Box 3209, Farifax, VA 22038-3209.
Need help with your heating bills? Get in touch with HEAT. Apply at Emery County Community Center, 40 South Center Street in 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.
If you have suffered a stroke or been diagnosed with arthritis, Parkinson's disease, a respiratory disorder, or any other condition which causes you to be unable to walk or self propel a manual wheelchair, you may be eliglible to receive a motorized wheelchair at no out of pocket expense. Call Independent Senior toll free at 1-800-383-8435.
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.
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.
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.