As many of you have enjoyed countless hours of recreation at the Millsite State Park, concerned citizens would like your opinions about the announcement to close it. A special public hearing will be held on April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Ferron City Hall at 15 East Main. Your input at this time is vital. For questions call 384-2350.
The Castle Dale Youth Council will be sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Wed., March 27, beginning at 5 p.m. sharp at Cheddar Field. Children ages 0-12 are invited to attend this fun, safe, and happy Easter activity. For more information call 381-2115.
Pioneer Theatre in Salt Lake City presents "Phantom" which will run through April 6. Your chance to experience this acclaimed musical. For information on tickets and times, call 801-581-6961.
The Emery County Historical Society will feature guest speaker Ramal Jones, who will give a new look at dinosaurs on March 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael. For information on the society, call President JoAnn Behling at 384-2666.
On March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Home Place in Orangeville will have a reflection day on the season through the words "Passover and Pasch." For more information and reservations call Paula Wellnitz at 435-748-2230.
Your final chance to become certified as an instructor in Hunter Education this year will be on April 1, in Price at the Division of Wildlife Resources office at 475 W. Price River Drive at from 7-10 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, seminar classes run for three weeks. Hoping for a good turn-out as instructors are needed in Central Utah. Call Mark Hadley at 1-800-397-6999 or 801-538-4700.
April 1 at 12 o'clock sharp is the Huntington Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt for children 1-8 years of age. A visit from a "special clown" and fun and treats for all. For more information, call Eldon Holmes at 687-9235.
Effective April 1, the co-pay for VFC immunizations will increase. Medicaid and CHIP can still be billed; must show your card at time of visit. For prices and if you have other questions please call the Southeastern Utah Health Department prior to your visit for immunizations, 381-2252.
Cottonwood Elementary in Orangeville is holding a benefit yard sale for Christy Bingham's daughter Anna and husband Larry Johansen, who have tiny twins who are still in intensive care. Bingham's fellow teachers and the students would like to help this family so the yard sale will be held April 4, from Noon through 6 p.m. Please bring your donation items to the school on April 2 and 3.
Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country will hold a Lot Clean-up Day from 9-12 in Valley View subdivision in Castle Dale on April 6. Help needed. Signing up teams for Golf Fundraiser in Green River on April 20. Win great trips and prizes. Bowl for fun and prizes at the Country Lanes in Carbonville on May 4. Please donate your aluminum cans to help build homes (call 384-2546 or 687-9184). Accepting applications for two new homes to be built in Castle Dale. Application deadline is June 30, 2002. Call now for partnering information, 435-636-3230.
Registration for Emery County Girls Softball will be April 10, from 4-6 p.m. in Elmo, Cleveland, Huntington, Castle Dale, and Ferron, and 5-7 p.m. in Orangeville. Call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 for locations, town representatives, and more details.
Utah's Hogel Zoo's call for the "wild" is going out once again to all Utah artists with a 9th Annual Art Show taking place now until April 14. Catch this "World of the Wild" exhibit and see your favorite animals at the same time.
You can walk for MS (Multiple Sclerosis), sponsor a walker or make a donation. This year's 4.7 mile walk will be in Provo on April 20, at 9:30 a.m., starting at Fort Utah Park at 100 North Geneva Road. Call local team, S.O.S., captains Kori Oveson (748-2252) or Sharon Oveson (381-5228) to join the team, to make a donation, or for more information on how you can help.
Bored? Nothing to do? Emery County Care and Rehabilitation in Ferron is looking for volunteers to spend time with our residents, to read, talk, and walk with them. If you play the piano, or have any other talents you would like to share with them, please call Tracy, Ileen, or Norma at 384-2301.
The Controlled Burn Season is March 30-April 28. Please call Ferron City Hall to notify of date, place, and time to burn. 384-2350.
"From Surviving...To Thriving", the 15th Annual Crime Victims Conference will be held April 17-18 in Salt Lake City. For details call 1-800-621-7444.
Castle Dale is conducting its Spring Beautification Cleanup. Dumpsters will be at Center and 200 North, 600 North 75 East, 200 West 630 North, and at rodeo grounds100 South 325 East. No curb-side pickup this year; call City Hall if you have something that will not fit in dumpster! The Burn Window is March 30-April 27. Due to drought conditions, there will be water restrictions; plan your planting and watering needs now.
State Medical makes available power (electric) wheel chairs to senior citizens and premanently disabled of any age people, usually at no-out-of-pocket-expense if they qualify. No deposit is required. Call 1-800-340-8525.
The most important risk factors for breast cancer are being a woman and growing older. If you have questions about breast cancer and would like to talk to someone, there is help. Call 1-800-ACS-2345 to reach the American Cancer Society, and locally you can reach the recently opened Cancer Resource Center in Castle Dale (Boyd's Pharmacy building) by calling 318-2838.
We are getting ready for Peach Days at the Emery County Care and Rehabilitation Center. If you would like to be on our team and donate your talents, we would love to have you. Help us make quilts, decorate pillowcases, do craft items, that will go to our Annual Bazaar to raise money for our residents' garden projects. Please call Tracy, Norma, or Ileen at 384-2301.
Habitat for Humanity has building scraps and patterns for playhouses. Would you like to give of your time and talents to build a playhouse for a HFH fundraiser? Call to volunteer for this fun challenge now, 435-636-3230.
Orangeville Day, "Celebrate America", will be held on June 15. Plan now to be part of the parade, entertainment, or help with the many activities for all ages. Call Orangeville City Hall for more details, 748-2651.