Castle Valley FYI
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All items are subject to editing.
Food handlers classes - Two-hour sessions are scheduled in Price on Sept. 25 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the public health district, located at 28 South 100 East. Classes will be taught at the health department in Castle Dale on Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Test fees are required. For information, call Claron Bjork at 637-3671.
New Life Ministries yard sale - is planned Sept. 14 and Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1950 W. 4100 North, Spring Glen.
Protecting children from Internet dangers - Officer Shane Henrie from the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force will present the educational session Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Ascension St. Matthews Church, 522 Homestead Boulevard, Price.
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.
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 public health district at 637-3671. Women ages 40 to 49 may qualify for a low-cost exam.
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 7th District Court complex, located at 149 East 100 South in Price. For information, contact the agency toll-free at 1-800-662-1563.
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.
Carbon County RSVP - Residents who would like to lend a helping hand or may need the assistance of volunteers may contact the Price or East Carbon RSVP offices.
Carbon County Family Support and Children's Justice Center - offers crisis care for families with children from infants to 11 years old. The 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. The center is also collecting donations for displaced families. Furniture items will be accepted only if the center has families in need. For information, call the center at 637-0281.
Child care resource and referral - For information on becoming licensed child providers or obtaining referrals, local residents may contact the program at 613-5619.
Cell phones for seniors - are available at Carbon County RSVP. The program provides cell phones that dial 911 in emergencies at no cost to participants. For information, call the RSVP office at 637-9118.
Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; closed Saturday, 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. 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.
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 information, contact the library at 472-5601.
CEU Library - Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Hours vary during holiday weekends and school breaks. For information, contact the library at 613-5209.
Gallery East - will feature the works of faculty photographers Kimball Johnson, Mike King, Troy Hunt and Jim Huffaker through Sept. 28. The opening reception is planned Sept. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Carbon Family Resource Center - Story time is Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. The free lending library open to the community includes items for children, teens, parents and grandparents. CFRC is located at Castle Valley Center, 755 N. Cedar Hills Drive, Price. Call the center for hours at 650-3830.
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 the mission in Helper.
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.
Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - is a non-profit group dedicated to the care of orphaned, injured or ill wildlife. The group needs adult volunteers. Carbon County residents may call Debbie Pappas at 650-3441 for information.
Price Main Street program - The board meets the first Wednesday of the month at noon in room 207 of Price City Hall. For information, contact Melanie Steele at 820-1290.
Helper community development committee - meets Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the civic auditorium.
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, contact the organization at 637-9701.
CEU Prehistoric Museum -is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, contact the museum.
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.
Foster Care Foundation - Carbon-Emery residents interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents may contact Heather Ogden at 636-0210.
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 additional information, Castle Valley veterans may contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.
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, former marines residing in the Carbon County area may contact David Brewer at 472-8757.
Helper American Legion Auxiliary - meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
For information, local residents may 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, local VFW members may call the post at 637-7424.
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.