A Suicide Prevention and Awareness Workshop will be held on September 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Emery High School Little Auditorium. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in youth and young adults. The workshop will be hosted by Miss Emery County JaNell Jones. A special guest speaker from the Iron County Victim Services, DeNean Peterson, will be featured. A balloon release will be held following the workshop as a symbol of hope for tomorrow and as a tribute to lives lost through suicide. The public is encouraged to attend.
SUU will have homecoming activities on Oct. 11-12. REO Speedwagon will perform on Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. at the Centrum on the SUU campus, with the homecoming dance to follow. On Oct. 12 SUU will play Cal-poly at 7 p.m. Call the Centrum Ticket Office 1-435-586-7872 or through Smithtixx 1-800-888-tixx.
Artists planning to enter the Utah Arts Council's Utah '02 Painting and Sculpture Statewide Competition should take note of the following deadlines: Slide entries-Sept. 26, to the Utah Arts Council, 617 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. All other entries will be accepted at the Kimball Art Center, 638 Park Avenue, Park City, on Sept. 27-28 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information contact Lila Abersold at 1-801-533-3581 or labersold@utah..gov.
Members of the Utah Arts Council's Board of Directors are available to speak to local groups about the importance of utilizing economic tools found in the arts to strengthen Utah communities. If your group is interested in learning more about how the arts are important to economic prosperity, contact Jerald Holyoak, 801-328-5047, or the Utah Arts Council at 801-236-7552 for more information.
A new Consumer Information Catalog is available at no cost. This catalog contains a variety of information to help save you money and answer your questions. It can be obtained by calling 1-888-8PUEBLO, that's 1-888-878-3256, weekdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET., or visit www.pueblo.gsa.gov to order.
The Sixth annual Critical Issues Facing Children and Adolescents, Nov. 7-8 at the Salt Lake City Center Hilton, 255 South West Temple. Call ESI Management Group for more information or if you have questions about registration, 1-801-272-9446.
Castle Dale Library will host story hour every other Friday at 10:30 a.m. Story hour will begin on Sept. 20, and it will be held Oct. 4 and 18, Nov. 1 and 15, and Dec. 6 and 20.
The D.R.O.P.S. truck will be in the parking lot of Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main in Huntington, on Sept. 24. Sign ups begin at 11 a.m.
The Lily of the Valley Camp of Elmo D.U.P. will have their opening social Sept. 18 at the Elmo Park Pavilion at 7 p.m.
Old Mill Camp is selling Ferron Memory Afghans. They are selling these afghans to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the settlement of Ferron. They contain historical images as well as current Ferron sites. Call 384-2648 or 384-2902 for more information.
Ten free trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during September.
The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for American campaign. The ten trees are the American Redbud, White Pine, Sugar Maple, White Flowering Dogwood, Pin Oak, Red Maple, Birch, Silver Maple, Red Oak, and Colorado Blue Spruce.
The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between Oct. 15 and Dec. 10 with enclosed planting instructions. The six to twelve inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge.
Members will also receive a subscription to the Foundation's colorful bimonthly publication, Arbor Day, and The Tree Book with information about tree planting and care.
To receive the free trees, send a $10 membership contribution to TEN TREES, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave. Nebraska City, NE 68410, by Sept. 30.
USDA has developed an internet website for producers of livestock that "need/have" hay, haying or grazing available. The website is located at www.fsa.usda.gov and has a quick link titled FSA HayNet. This is available to assist livestock producers in finding needed hay or grazing.
The Irish quintet "Lunasa" will perform in Ogden at Peery's Egyptian Theater on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets or information call the box office at 1-801-395-3227.
There will be a State PTA assembly at on Sept. 24 at 8:30 a.m. at Huntington Elementary.
The anticipated return of the musical "UTAH!" is coming this fall to the Tuacahn Amphitheatre. This show is the story of Jacob Hamblin and his struggle to make peace with the Paiutes.
To order tickets call the Tuacahn Box Office at 652-3300 or 1-800-SHOW-UTAH. For more information see www.tuacahn.org.
Home Place in Orangeville will have a reflection day on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn to be centered for your (w)holistic health. For information and reservations, call Paula at 748-2230.
Old Testament Illustrations will be on display at the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery on the Southern Utah State University campus Sept. 13 to Oct. 11. Admission is free and the gallery hours are Noon -7 p.m.
Green River will host their 22nd annual men's slow pitch softball tournament on Sept. 20-22. This year we would also like to see the Coed tournament brought back to Melon Days weekend. So if you have a team and are interested in having some fun, pack up the family, load up the car, and join us for an exciting wekend of ballgames, great food, entertainment in the park, and don't forget all the free melon you can eat. Teams will be limited, so get registered early. For more info call (435) 564-8479.
Organizers of public lands day are looking for volunteers to help with the project at Swasey's Cabin on Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. Families, individuals, church groups everyone welcome. Call Margaret Fugate-Swasey to register and for more information at 381-5225.
The Huntington North Reservoir Resource Management Plan Project Team announces the next open house style Public Workshop on Sept. 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the Huntington Community Center, 40 North Main Street. The workshop is designed to solicit comments and suggestions from the public concerning the preliminary alternatives we have developed for the RMP. The public is welcome to attend and comments are encouraged.
The Emery County Republican Fall Dinner and Social will be held Sept. 19 at 6 p.m.at the Emery County Recreation Center in Castle Dale. There will be a program and door prizes. Get tickets from you local precinct chairman, vice chairman or at the door. Congressional candidate, John Swallow will attend.
Green River Melon Days will be Sept. 20-21.
Sept. 20:-Vendors in the City Park-Noon till dark
GR High Baseball Game with Bryce Valley-1 and 3 p.m.
Softball Tournament-City Ball Fields-all evening
Queen Pageant-High School-7 p.m.
Square Dancers-City Park-7:30 p.m.
Sept. 21:-Breakfast-City Park-sponsored by Close Up-7 a.m.
Parade-Main Street- 10 a.m.
Local Entertainment-City Park-11:30 a.m.
Vendors-City Park-All day
Softball Tournament-City Ball Field-all day and evening
Square Dancers-City Park-7:30 p.m.
Dance-Video DJ-High School-9 p.m.
Free melon-all you can eat-Saturday at the City Park.
Women can learn the basics of map reading and using a compass to navigate the backcountry by attending a Map and Compass Camp-out that will be held Sept. 20-21. To register for this camp-out, call Takeda at (801) 538-4710 no later that Sept. 1. The camp-out is limited to 15 participants and the fee covers food and all the equipment needed except sleeping bags and sleeping pads.
The In Home Rx Program makes available breathing medications and Nebulizers to patients who may have Asthma, Emphysema or COPD at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. If you are an oxygen user at home or have severe problems with breathing conditions, please call for more information to see if you qualify. 1-800-344-6-5764 or visit the website www.inhomerx.com.
Coed Volleyball will be starting on Sept. 25. For more info call Shannon at 381-2573 or Karl at 653-2270.
A service officer from the American Legion will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for VA benefits, including compensation, pension, hospitalization, education and other benefits. This is a free service and veterans need not be a member of the American Legion to recieve assistance. The Service Officer will be at the Department of Workforce Services Price Employment Center, 475 West Price River Drive, Suite 256 on Wed. Sept. 11 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Utah State University is offering a Grant Writing Class for the fall semester. Classes will be held on Sept. 21 and 28 at the CEU campus, room CBB 103, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be a cost for the class and course materials. For more information contact Leila Andrews 613-5610 or Mandi Bryner 613-5617.
The American Society of Agricultural Appraisers is offering a four and a half day Personal Property Apppraisal Seminar in Twin Falls, ID, Sept 18-22.
This seminar is designed specifically for those who currently are, or desire to become, a livestock, farm equipment or horse appraiser. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are looking to enter the appraisal profession and for those appraisers who desire to enhance their professional appraisal skills.
Topics covered include principles of appraising, valuation methodology, market research and analysis, appraisal report writing and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. This is a DON'T miss opportunity.
For more information call 1-800-488-7570.
The National Association for people with Mental Illness 2002 conference "Bridges to Hope" will be held at the Sheraton City Center Hotel, 150 West 500 South in Salt Lake City on Oct. 19. This conference will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and will feature keynote speaker Richard K Nakamura, PhD. and three workshops sessions throughout the day.
Bringing hope to single moms support group and self-reliance class now being offered in Castle Dale. Open to the public free of charge. It will be held on Thursday from 7-8 p.m. There will be on site child care available with prior notice. The course offers self-reliance skills, recourses, skills on setting up a safety net and starting a new life plan. For information call Jennifer at 381-2827 or Jackie at 637-5542.
Southeastern Utah District Health Department is offering a clinic for women between the age 40- 64. Get a private check-up by a female provider. Get a pap test and breast exam. Receive a free mammogram voucher. Women must meet age and income guideline to qualify for a free exam and mammogram. For more information call 381-2252.
Business hours for the Emery County Landfill are Tuesday-Friday., 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. and on Saturday, 8 a.m- 4:15 p.m. Closed on Mondays. For questions call 381-2719.