In support of the families of the coal miners, Helper City will be hosting a benefit (auction, food, prayers and song) on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Park in Helper. Any contributions that the public wishes to make towards this fund raising event would be greatly appreciated. Contact Debbie Jones at 435-650-1882 or Mava Farrell at 435-472-5954. Donations can be picked up on request, money donations can be made payable to Helper Crandall Canyon Fund at Wells Fargo Bank.
The San Rafael Back-Country Horsemen meet the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Cleveland Town Hall. The next meeting will be on Sept. 19 when Bill Broadbear from the USFS will discuss trails in the Manti LaSal. Meetings include discussion about rides, service projects, and horse care. Call Wayne Ludington 472-8249 or Rod Player 653-2440 for more information or read our newsletter on the web. http://www.bchu.com/SanRafael.htm
Presented by Emery County Historical Society and Castle Valley Ranch on Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Castle Valley Outdoors on EmeryÃ¯Â¿Â½s Muddy Creek. Cowboy Poetry by local cowboy poets. Music by Shawn Tomsich and Al Shakespaere and Dr. Otto Dickman. Dutch oven cobbler and ice cream. To arrive at Castle Valley Outdoors, leave from the South side of Ferron, mile post #25. Travel south on Hwy 10. Proceed south past the Moore exit, over the new Muddy Creek Bridge. Turn left on the next road at the gate with the sign Ã¯Â¿Â½Castle Valley OutdoorsÃ¯Â¿Â½. Do not leave the gate open. Travel one mile east to a parking lot. We recommend that everyone bring a folding chair and a coat. Come and enjoy an evening of entertainment with us. Yearly dues are only $5 and help to sponsor these events. For more information, call Joyce 381-2510 or 749-0041.
A free family night will be held on Sept. 12 from 5:30- 8:30 p.m. at Emery High School. Session for parents will be: what not to do when parenting teens, taking stress out of discipline, drug and alcohol identification, internet safety and homework help for parents. Sessions for youth will be dating 101, math fun and games, substance prevention and how to get what you want: manipulating parents. Daycare will be provided. There will be booths, activities and dinner.
A special fund has been set up which goes directly to the families of the trapped miners. To make a donation, call Huntington City Hall at 687-2436 or take that donation to City Hall. No donation is too small.
A concert is being planned to benefit the families of the miners. The funds raised will be given entirely to the families of the deceased, injured and trapped miners of the Crandall Canyon Mine disaster. The concert will have Brenn Hill performing, along with many noted cowboy poets. There will be raffles with prizes donated by Smith and Edwards, CalRanch and many other businesses. There will also be CDs and other items from country stars for giveaway. The concert and program will begin at 7 p.m. and will be two-three hours of entertainment. Admission is $15 per person. Aug. 25.
The Ferron Little Miss Peach Blossom will be held Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Emery High School auditorium.
A volunteer is needed to find grant money, fill out applications, and do public relations work to fund the Emery Scholarship Fund. For more information contact Tyler Jeffs at 381-2333.
At Narconon Arrowhead we specialize in drug and alcohol addiction treatment. If you or someone you love is suffering from addiction, our counselors are ready to help you by call 800-468-6933 or go to www.stopaddiction.com. They offer free counseling, assessments and referrals to centers nationwide.
Play Millsite for the front nine, ride your ATV to Green River, and play Green River for the back nine. This event will take place over three days with camping in the state parks adjacent to the golf courses. Vehicles will be transported by the Emery County SheriffÃ¯Â¿Â½s Office. For more information call Eugene at 1-435-564-8882, Dan at 1-435-687-2491, or Drew at 1-435-381-2119. Sept. 28, 29, 30.
Raffle tickets will be available to benefit Emery County Care and Rehab. Items to be raffled are: 270 Winchester Ruger M77 rifle; two vacations for two adults and three children to 28 different locations; quilts; BBQ and utensils; ATV storage cover; and more. There will also be a bake sale, food and entertainment at the center. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. Will accept bake sale donations. For more information contact 384-2301.
Food handlerÃ¯Â¿Â½s classes will be available on Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Health Department, 25 West Main in Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252. Price classes will be held on Sept. 25 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The Castle Country playdays series will be held Sept. 15 in Huntington. Sign-ups will be from 8-8:45 a.m. and start time is 9 a.m. For more information contact Karl and Trisha Jensen at 653-2770 or Anita Sitterud at 653-2782.
ASSE is seeking local families to host high school boys and girls from diverse countries around the world. Call 1-800-733-2773.