The last chance to sign up for Junior Jazz will be Nov. 17 at Cottonwood Elementary from 6-7 p.m. For more information contact Cindy at 748-2235.
The Spartan cheerleaders are hosting a winter cheer camp. The camp will be held Nov. 22-23, and 29-30 at the Cottonwood Elementary. The participants will perform at the first Emery Spartan girls basketball game during halftime on Nov. 23 and also the boys basketball game on Nov. 30. Camp T-shirt will admit performers into the games. For more information call EHS at 381-2689.
The newly formed Emery County Arts Council is sponsoring a Winter Arts Festival on Friday, Dec. 10 from 7-9 p.m. This kickoff event for the Arts Council will be an evening of entertainment, food and fun and will be held under the lights at the Castle Dale City Park and indoors at the Museum of the San Rafael.
Brigham Young University Ball Room Dance Company will present a performance at San Rafael Junior High School on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and is sponsored by Emery County Recreation District and Ferron Utah Stake.
Huntington City's 5th annual Turkey Trot, children's races and 5K run will be held Thanksgiving morning at 8 a.m., Nov. 25. There is a small entry fee and T-shirts will be for sale. For more information contact Mark or Cheryl at 687-2403.
Gallery East's faculty show will be held Nov. 10-Dec. 10, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the gallery at College of Eastern Utah. Faculty members showing are Blaine Atwood, Cliff Bergera, Brent Haddock, Anthony Lott, Kelly Pugh and Nathan Wilson.
The Price Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management, 125 North 600 West, will sell Christmas tree permits for personal use Nov. 22-Dec. 23, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The tag cost is $5 per tree, with only one permit allowed per household.
DROPS will be held Nov. 23 at the Fairgrounds at 500 East and 100 South, Castle Dale. Sign-ups begin at 11 a.m. You must be present to pick up a box. First come, first served. Do not block private driveways.
The Emery County Historical Society monthly meeting will be held Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael. Max Finley, formerly of Morhland and author of Wildflowers of Castle Valley, will be the guest speaker. As a tribute to Veterans, he will speak about World War II. All veterans and their families are welcome to attend and will be honored. Morhland history will also be discussed. Come early for copies of the book.
For a unique and special gift for Christmas or a birthday, visit the museum gift shop. Native American dolls, turquoise and silver jewelry (now half price), Kachina dolls, turned wood bowls, San Rafael rock art afghan, pottery, stocking stuffers, shirts, books, pictures and much more. Lay-a-way now for the holidays.
Ferron Reads is still happening. Help Ferron meet the challenge of reading 1 million pages before Nov. 24. Currently the total is 927, 630. All Ferron residents are encouraged to record the number of pages they read at work, school or at ahome and turn it in to Ferron City Hall, Ferron Library or Ferron Elementary. A weekly update will be posted on the marquee at Ferron Elementary.
Are you having trouble getting money for college? Have you been denied a PELL grant? Do you lack funding? Have you exhausted all other financial resources? To see if your qualify for financial aid through state and federal programs, contact the Department of Workforce Services at 1-435-381-6100 during working hours.
The HEAT program is once again in operation. If you need assistance with your heating bills, call Kathy in Community Services at 381-5410 to schedule an appointment. The program runs from Nov. 1, 2004-March 31, 2005.
Nominate outstanding volunteers from your community for the Governors' Points of Light Award. For information about nomination criteria, go to www.volunteers.utah.gov. To request a hard copy of the nomination form, contact the Utah Commission on Volunteers at 1-801-764-0704 or 1-888-755-8824.
Students pursuing careers in agriculture are encouraged to apply for scholarships sponsored by Agriliance and Croplan Genetics. Applications are available from participating local cooperatives or on the Agriliance website, www.agriliance.com in the careers section, or at www.mbservices.com. Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2005. For more information or to request an application, call 1-800-232-3639, ext. 4584.
On Sept. 15, Secretary Veneman designated 20 counties in Utah eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency loans due to production losses. These losses were a result of drought, insects, damaging wind and heat, that occurred Jan. 1 and continuing. Applications can be picked up at the Emery/Carbon County FSA Office, 88 South 100 East, Castle Dale, or call 1-435-381-2300.
CEUs Bread and Soup night will be held Nov. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. All proceeds go to the Carbon County Food Bank.
Emery Animal Shelter is located a 470 West Hiway 29 in Castle Dale. Wonderful animals are ready for adoption: kittens, five, assorted colors; adult female siamese. Puppies, two black lab females; adult black lab; adult male Pekinese, 7 years old; adult female Chesapeake, brown. Prices vary and all include spay or neuter and rabies vaccination. Call 381-2539 for prices and more information.
A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be working out of the Price Workforce Service Center on Nov. 18 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This is free service to assist veterans in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits.
Cleveland Fire Department will be hosting a fund raising spaghetti dinner at Cleveland Town Hall on Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. There will be entertainment and prizes. The cost is $5 per plate or $20 per family.
The Genealogy and Family Heritage Jamboree hold its 2005 conference in St. George at Dixie Convention Center. There will be 63 classes in seven tracks, exhibits and speakers. For more information visit www.cgslink.com.
The comment period for the resource management plan, originally ending Oct. 15, has been extended 45 days, to end Nov. 29.
CEU is looking for crafters. CEU classified staff is holding a holiday craft fair scholarship fund-raiser Nov. 19-20. If you are interested in having a booth contact Geniva Brooks at 613-5266 or Kelli Curtis at 613-5431 by Nov1.
Food handler's classes will be held Nov. 17 and Dec. 8 at 9 a.m., 4 and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District Health Department, 28 South 100 East, Price. Classes will be taught at the Castle Dale Health Department, 25 West Main Street on Nov. 18 and Dec. 9 at 4 and 7 p.m. For more information call 381-2252 in Castle Dale or 637-3671 in Price.
The fall schedule for Ascension St. Matthew's Church will be as follows: Sundays 9:30 a.m.-Sunday school for all ages; 10:30 a.m.-worship, followed by fellowship and refreshments with a potluck lunch on the first Sunday of each month. Wednesdays, beginning in October, 6:30 p.m. worship. For more information call 346-0106. The church is located at 522 Homestead Boulevard in Price.