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Deadline for FYI - is Tuesday at noon. Submissions may be sent by regular mail, dropped off at the office at 845 East Main in Price or e-mailed to fyi@sunad.com. Items submitted after the deadline will run in the next week's FYI. All items are subject to editing.

Scouting food drive - Carbon County Boy Scouts will collect donation filled with non-perishable food items at 8 a.m. on March 24. Bags should be placed in visible locations near roadways. Donations will be delivered to the local food bank.

Diabetes classes - Free two-hour educational sessions are scheduled April 5, April 12, April 19, May 3, May 10 and May 17 starting at 10 a.m. at Active Re-Entry. Classes will be taught by Ellen Serfustini, USU family and consumer science agent. Food samples and recipes will be available to attendees.

Helper spring cleanup - City crews will pick up tree branches, cut into four-foot lengths, on the following dates:

April 2 to April 13, 1st through 5th Avenue, west Martin, Orchard Street, 1st through 11 North, Bryner Street, west Helper and west U.S. Highway 6.

April 16 to April 27, east Helper, east Martin, Locust Street, Maple Street, Poplar Street, Main Street and east U.S. 6.

Residents should place the stacks of yard debris next to curbs, off the roadways and sidewalks. Crews will not backtrack to pick up debris.

Carbon County Employer Council workshop - The free one-hour unemployment seminar for local businesses is planned March 28. Presented by Kathy Hintze of the Utah Department of Workforce Services, the seminar will start at 11 a.m. in the conference room at United Way, located in Zions Bank on Carbon Avenue in Price. For information, contact Nicole Steele at 636-2319 or Lanore Cunningham.

Civil Air Patrol - The Castle Valley Composite Squadron offers senior participation and co-ed programs for 11- to 18-year-old youth. CAP units provide emergency services, including air and ground search and rescue. Seniors and cadets participate in flying activities. For information, call the volunteer organization at 637-6303.

Food handlers classes - Two-hour sessions are scheduled March 27 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah Health District in Price, 28 South 100 East. Test fees required. For information, contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.

Carbon County Humane Society - offers clinics the second Tuesday of the month at 5 S. Carbon Avenue, Price. Contact the society at 637-0588 for appointments. Doghouses are needed and members will collect donations at local residences.

Immunization clinic hours - Clinics are scheduled at Southeastern Utah Health District Monday through Thursday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Castle Country Habitat for Humanity - is accepting applications. Donations may be sent to PO Box 724, Price, UT 84501. The office is located at 150 S. 700 E. Price, UT. For information, Carbon County residents may contact the organization at 637-9701.

Free legal clinics - Utah Legal Services has scheduled free clinics the second and fourth Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the district court complex, 149 E. 100 South, Price. Residents should bring all pertinent documents pertaining to questions. For information, Carbon County residents may contact the agency toll-free at 1-800-662-1563.

Price Main Street program - The board meets the first Wednesday of the month at noon in room 207 of Price City Hall. For more information, contact Melanie Steele at 820-1290.

Women's cancer screening - Women 50 years of age or older may qualify for a free breast and cervical cancer exams and mammograms. For information, call the health district at 637-3671. Women ages 40 to 49 may qualify for a low-cost exam.

Carbon County RSVP - Residents who would like to lend a helping hand or may need the assistance of volunteers may contact the Price RSVP office at 637-9118 or call the East Carbon office.

Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - needs adult volunteers to feed orphaned animals and clean facilities. Donations are accepted. Dedicated hunter hours may be worked through the program. Carbon County residents may call Debbie Pappas at 650-3441 for information.

Helper community development committee - meets Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the civic auditorium.

CASA volunteers needed - Court appointed special advocate volunteers are men and women who want to help abused and neglected children. Residents interested in volunteering to participate in the program may contact the CASA coordinator at (435) 381-5595.

Carbon Family Resource Center - Story time is Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. The free lending library open to the community. Library includes items for children, teens, parents and grandparents. CFRC is located at Castle Valley Center, 755 N. Cedar Hills Drive, Price. For information, local residents may call the center for hours at 650-3830.



CEU Library - Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The library is closed on weekends during school breaks. For information, contact the library at 613-5209.

Rape crisis hot line - Rape or domestic violence victims in the Carbon-Emery County area may contact the local 24-hour crisis line toll-free at 1-866-894-8610.

Golden Rule Mission - Residents may donate tax-deductible garage/yard sale leftovers to Golden Rule Mission in Helper.

Carbon County Animal Shelter - AVID chip pet identification is available at the shelter. Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; closed Sunday and holidays. Story time is Monday at 11 a.m. for toddlers, Tuesday at 5 p.m., Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. The library is accepting used paperback books. Residents interested in English as a second language or basic literacy classes Monday and Thursday at 6 p.m. may contact Paula Lewis at the library. For information, call the library at 636-3188.

Family Support & Children's Justice Center - offers crisis care for families with children from infants to 11 years old. Crisis nursery is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Residents may use the nursery for respite, doctor and mental health appointments, court appearances, medical emergencies, family crisis, A/Narcotic Anonymous meetings, divorce classes and to escape domestic violence. Parenting classes are scheduled Thursday at 1:30 p.m. For information, call the center at 637-0281. The center is also collecting donations for displaced families. Furniture items will be accepted only if the center has families in need.

Helper library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m.; Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library offers Internet accessible computers and will obtain books for patrons through the inter-facility loan program for patrons at no cost or fees. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.

CEU museum - A program for children ages 5 to 12 is slated the second Saturday of the month. Activities will be presented in the classroom from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Space is limited to 20 participants per Saturday. Call Shawna Carroll at 613-5760. For additional information regarding the facility, residents may contact the museum.

Events

Daffodil Days - For information on purchasing daffodils, residents may call Mae Aguayo at 637-3671 or contact Melody Marrelli. Flowers purchased during the American Cancer Society fundraiser will be delivered from March 19 to March 23.

Cinco de Mayo - committee is seeking Carbon County residents interested in helping plan the 2007 celebration. Contact Ruby Cordova or the East Carbon City Hall at 888-6613.

Ballet Repertory Ensemble - Performances scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at CEU Geary Theater include contemporary concert, April 25 and 27; classical concert, April 26 and 28. All performances start at 7:30 p.m.

Lenten lunches - will be served March 28 from noon until 12:45 p.m. at Price Community Methodist Church, with Pastor Andrew Lasslo.

VFW chili cook-off - will be presented March 24 at the Price VFW post. The event is slated to start at 2 p.m. and continue until the chili is gone. Fees required. Proceeds will benefit local veterans and families. For information or to enter the cook-off, residents may contact the post at 637-7424.

Helper Outlaw Car Show - The event is planned June 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Helper City Park. Vendor space is available. For information, contact Summer McBride at 630-6771.

Emery baseball camp - is slated March 23 and March 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Huntington complex for boys and girls ages 8 years or older. Fees include lunches. For information, contact Shaun or Kris Bell at 435-748-2096.

Veterans

VFW field officer - will be at Price workforce services through April 12 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. to assist veterans in applying for VA benefits. Veterans need not be VFW members to qualify for the free assistance.

Marine Corps League - meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Price American Legion Hall, 27 North 100 West. For membership information, contact David Brewer at 472-8757.

Helper American Legion Auxiliary - meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. For information, contact Pat Scherschel at 472-8203.

VFW - Post hours are Monday - Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Games are on Sunday at 1 p.m. For information, call the post at 637-7424.

Veterans employment representative - is available Monday through Friday at the department of workforce services, 475 West Price River Drive. The representative will answer questions about benefits and assist with applications, employment and veterans issues. For information, Carbon County veterans may contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.

Price American Legion Post 3 - meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 27 North 100 West.

American Legion Auxiliary - meets the third Tuesday of the month. For information, Carbon County residents may call Veloy Wilder at 637-0290.

Club Notes

NBHA - Events are scheduled at Carbon County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. on April 10, April 24, May 8, May 29, June 26, July 3, Aug. 7, Aug. 28, Sept. 4 and Sept. 18. District finals are Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Carbon fairgrounds. Dress code applies. Events slated at the Castle Dale arena include March 13, 7 p.m.; March 17, 1 p.m.; April 17, 7 p.m.; May 15, 7 p.m.; June 19, 7 p.m.; July 17, 7 p.m.; July 31, 7 p.m., dress code applies; Aug. 14, 7 p.m.; and Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Fees are required to participate in the racing events.

Square dancing - is the first and third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the senior citizens center located at 107 S. Carbon Avenue, Price. For information, local residents may call the senior center at 637-0136.

Castleview Hospital Auxiliary - The Pink Ladies are accepting applications. For information, residents may contact Sherline Riche at 472-5278.

MOPS - The Mothers of Preschoolers group meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Price Chapel.

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers - The schedule includes:

Helper Balance Rock Camp meets the second Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. Contact Jo Simmons for information at 472-8329.

East Carbon Geneva Camp meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Contact Brenda Richardson for information at 888-2425.

Price Juniper Camp meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the senior citizens center. Contact Larue Bates for information at 637-6556.

Price Sarah Jane Powell meets the third Tuesday of the month at 2:30 p.m. at the Villa. Contact Sarah Mae Sheehan for information at 637-9618.

Wellington Log Cabin Camp meets the second Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m.

Price Sunflower Camp meets the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the senior center. Contact Janice D'Ambrosio for information at 637-3484.

Castle Country Players - Free acoustic jam sessions are the second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the CEU music building.

Castle Country King Crawlers - CCKC conducts competitions and monthly trail rides. Meetings are the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. From April to September, meeting are at at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. From October through March, meetings are at the county GIS building. For information, call Scott Edwards at 613-0204.

Castle Country Quilters - The group meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Price senior citizens center lunchroom. For more information, call Jeanette Strong at 637-4499.

Bowling league scores - League secretaries should report high scores weekly to Rose Fossat at 637-1488.

BACA - meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Kraync Motor, located at 98 South 300 East in Price.

Castle Country Fiber Guild - meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For information, contact Michelle Goldsmith at 650-3290.

Masonic Lodges - Regular activities include Carbon Lodge 16, F&AM, first Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; Joppa Lodge 26, F&AM, first Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Eastern Star, Naomi Chapter 13, first Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.; Job's Daughters, Bethel 3, second and fourth Saturdays, 10 a.m..; and York Rite (chapter, council, commandary alternating), first Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Utah Eastern Shrine Club. Local residents may contact Norman Smith for information.

Castle Valley Archaeology Society - meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact Bob or Margene Hackney at 637-0482.

Carbon County Historical Society - meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the senior citizens center. For information, call Kathy Hamaker at 637-5456.

Carbon County Triad - meets the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at Price Dispatch. Members focus on law enforcement and aging programs to assist the elderly.

Newborns in Need- Residents are encouraged to donate baby items for needy infants in Carbon County. For information on volunteering or donating items, contact Teresa Kilcrease at 637-5324.

Castle Country OHV - Meetings are the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds building. For information, contact Joan Powell at 637-5070.

CUSCRA - meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Log Palace at 7 p.m. For information, call Vickie Birch at 637-5669.

Utah Friends of Paleontology - meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the classroom at CEU Prehistoric Museum. Business meeting is at 6:30 p.m. For information, contact Leland Jonas at 637-7126.

Support Groups

Recovery classes - are scheduled Monday to Friday at the Golden Rule Mission in Helper from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Classes include relapse prevention, Big Book, 12 steps, traditions, spirituality and life skills. AA is 6 p.m. daily.

Castle Valley Homeschool community - Residents who homeschool children and who are interested in attending support meetings in Price may contact Sondra Preston at 888-6618 for information.

Price Recovery group - meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the CEU computer building.

Reach to Recovery - The American Cancer Society program matches a diagnosed breast cancer patient with a trained survivor who can answer questions and address concerns. For information, contact Shanna Mezek at 637-3204.

MS support group- meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room at Southeastern Utah Health District, 28 S. 100 East, Price. Wheelchair accessible. For information, call the health department at 637-0712.

Grieving parent support group - For parents who have lost a child, the group meets the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Castleview classroom.

FUTURES - The Carbon County NAMI affiliate, a support group developed for families who have children with challenges, meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. The first Wednesday is designated as a caregiver support night. The third Wednesday is family activity night.

Scooter & Wheelchair Users ADA support group - meets the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. at the housing authority, 251 S. 1600 East, Price.

Domestic violence support groups - are scheduled weekly. For information, call the 24-hour crisis line at 637-6589.

Single mothers support group - meets Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Price Community Center. No fees required.

Grief support group - Open to all residents who have lost loved ones, the group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Road. For information, contact Active Re-Entry at 637-4950

AA, Naranon and Al-Anon meetings - The schedule includes:

AA (open), daily, noon, Price Alano Club, 1267 Carbonville Road.

AA Coal Sober (open), Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Price Alano Club.

Al-Anon, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Methodist Church, 10 N. 200 East, Price.

AA (open), Monday, 6 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health.

Naranon (open), Monday, 7 p.m., Price Alano Club.

AA Stepsisters (closed), Tuesday, 4 p.m., Price Alano Club.

AA (open), Thursday, 8 p.m., Huntington senior center, 176 West 100 North.

AA (open), Tuesday and Friday, 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, 105 West Geneva Road.

AA (closed), Tuesday and Friday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

AA closed), Sunday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

AA, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

NA (open) Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 8 p.m.; Friday (closed), 7 p.m.;

Saturday (open), 6:30 p.m., Price Alano Club.

NA, Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

NA (open), Sunday, 4 p.m., ABC learning center, 102 Grassy Trail.

Women's cancer support group - meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview's classroom. For information, contact Sherry King at 637-4800, extension 3510.

Caregivers support group - meets the last Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at 10 South Fairgrounds Road. For information, contact Lisa Perla at 637-4950.

Life Line pregnancy assistance and support - provides alternatives to abortion for women with unplanned pregnancies. Services include testing, pregnancy verification, referrals to community resources and supportive counseling. The 24-hour crisis line number is 636-0700. Donations and volunteers welcomed.

Look Good, Feel Better - The American Cancer Society program helps women address the appearance related side effects of treatment. The group meets the first Monday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Castleview Hospital. To register, call Debbie Prichard at 613-5302.

Cancer resource center - Volunteers are needed to staff the American Cancer Society information center at Castleview Hospital. Hours are flexible and training is free of charge. For information, contact Gail Harding at 613-1132.

Teen parenting class - is scheduled Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse. Thirty-six hours will equal one elective credit.

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