Castle Valley FYI
Rape crisis hotline - 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.
Helper 2003 animal licenses - may be purchased Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the police department on Main Street.
Flu vaccinations - Clinic hours at the health district in Price are Monday through Friday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
USU food manager course - will be taught March 11, 13, 18 and 20. Fees required. For information, contact the county USU agent.
Weed-herbicide workshop -will be offered Jan. 24 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the county planning and zoning building. Speaker will be USU weed specialist Steven Dewey.
Food handlers classes - Two-hour sessions are slated at the health department in Price on Feb. 12 and March 12 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Test fees required. Classes will be offered at the health district in Castle Dale on Jan. 16, Feb. 20 and March 20 at 4 and 7 p.m.
HEAT program - Applicants for the federally funded energy assistance program must have identification, Social Security cards for all household members 18 years of age or older, copies of utility bills and proof of preceding month's income for all employed people in the home. The program closes March 31. Contact the program at 613-0100.
Foster Care Foundation - Carbon-Emery residents interested in becoming foster parents may contact Greg Cowan at 636-0210.
Parenting for teens - The Family Support and Children's Justice Center in Price offers a free class dealing with the issues, problems and difficulties facing teen parents. Participants learn about available resources, assistance to help youth return/remain in school, parenting/life skills, cooking and recreation opportunities. Contact Terry Willis at 637-0281.
Family management, parenting programs - Free family management sessions for parents of children ages 9 to 14 are scheduled Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. at East Carbon High and Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. at Westridge Middle School. Referrals are also being accepted for a 10-week start-up parenting program. Contact Four Corners at 637-7200, extension 303.
CASA - Court appointed special advocates are trained volunteers appointed by judges to speak for children appearing in court. Screenings are conducted on all volunteers. Contact Tarasina Compagni at 636-3431.
Frontier project - works to empower local families. The program needs youth mentors. For information, contact the project at 637-1497.
Carbon County Triad - meets the first Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. at Price senior center. Members focus on law enforcement and aging programs to assist the elderly. Meetings are open to the public.
Lifeline pregnancy assistance, support center - The facility offers free confidential pregnancy testing, verification, counseling and baby supplies. Residents may contact the center by calling the 24-hour telephone line at 636-0700.
Cans for Care-A-Van - The service is conducting an aluminum can drive to help defray the costs of providing transportation to medical appointments for the elderly and people with disabilities. Bagged cans may be dropped off at Howa's. For pickup, call the office at 637-9488.
Carbon County Humane Society - The non-profit organization offers monthly spay and neuter clinics at 98 North Carbon Avenue in Price. For information, call the humane society at 637-2908.
Carbon County Animal Shelter - Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Foster parents - The local DCFS office needs foster parents willing to work with teens and provide emergency shelter care. For information, contact Cindy Saccomanno at 636-0219.
Helper library - Hours are Monday through Wednesday from noon until 8 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.; Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.
Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; closed Sunday. Story hour is Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Children Pet Pals activities are Tuesday at 5 p.m. The library will give away old magazines until Jan. 31. For information, contact the library at 636-3188.
CEU library -Hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hours vary on holidays and during breaks. The library is accepting Carbon High yearbook donations for its archives. Missing years are 1928, 1933, 1939, 1955, 1961, 1966. For information, contact the library at 613-5209.
Family Support & Children's Justice Center - offers crisis care for families with children from infants to 11 years old. Nursery is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Families may use the nursery for respite, family crisis, court, doctors appointments, medical emergencies, mental health appointments, escaping violence, attending parenting classes/divorce classes and AA/Narcotic Anonymous meetings. Parenting classes are Thursday at 1:30 p.m. For information, call the center at 637-0281.
Child Care Resource & Referral - offers information on becoming child care providers and referrals for parents, employees or employers needing related services. For information, contact the agency at 613-5619.
Helper mining museum - From Oct. 1 to April 30, hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From May 1 to Sept. 30, hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tours may be scheduled. For information, contact Helen Tonc at 472-3009.
Prehistoric museum - From Nov. 1 to March 31, hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. From April 1 to Oct. 31, hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call the museum at 613-5060.
Cancer screening - Southeastern Utah Health District in Price offers checks twice a month for women up to and including age 64. Clinics include breast, pelvic and pap exams at low or no cost. Women 50 to 64 may qualify for free mammogram vouchers. Call the health department at 637-3671 to schedule appointments.
Infant immunization clinics - The health district in Price offers the clinics Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
ABC Learning Center - has books, computers and activities for adults and children. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For tutoring appointments, call the center at 888-2061.
Social Security - Located at the county courthouse in Price, the office is open the second Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.For information, call Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213.
CHS Class of 1953 - cannot locate Gale Anderson, Jack Blaisdell, Paul Case, Jay Empey, Evelyn Gallegos, Nancy Graham, Bonnie Hadden, James Hedley, Richard Jones, Beverly MacVey, Nancy Medina, Charles Martinez, Lynne Mills, Kay Peterson, Max Ravencroft, Laura Rhinehart, Robert Roybal, Mary Ryan, June Simonsen, Mary Vallejos, Robert Dixon and Elwood Swanson. Contact Shirley Spensko at 472-5596.
BSA Troop 282 pancake dinner - is slated Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Price United Methodist Church. Scouts will sell tickets at local grocery stores on Saturday afternoon. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
Winterfest - will be presented Feb. 8 in the gym at Notre Dame School. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m Activities include games, kiddie booths, refreshments and a silent auction. Tickets may be purchased at Oliveto's, Hard Hat, Love Floral and at the door.
Price Culture Connection -The schedule includes the following presentations:
Feb. 8 - 7:30 p.m., CEU BDAC, BYU's ballroom dance team. Admission fees.
Feb. 20 to 25 - Geary Theatre, CEU production of "The Crucible." Admission fees.
Feb. 22 - 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, Eastern Utah Wind Symphony.
VFW field representative - will be at the Price workforce services office Jan. 23 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. to assist veterans with VA matters.
Helper American Legion Auxiliary - meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Contact Pat Scherschel at 472-8203.
VFW - Post hours are Monday - Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Games are on Sunday at 1 p.m. For information, contact Ginny Boren at 637-7424.
Trapshooting league - In order to determine the interest in forming another league, Helper Gun Club encourages shooters to pre-register for the start-up gathering Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Call Bill Curtice at 637-1086.
Photography club - meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at 680 E. 100 South, Price.
Castle Country Fiber Guild - meets the first the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
Gastric bypass support group - meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview.
Central Utah Stock Car Racing Association - meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., at Helper Civic Auditorium.
League of Utah Writers - Price chapter meets the third Thursday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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 Wednesdays, 7 p.m.; and York Rite (chapter, council, commandery alternating), first Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Utah Eastern Shrine Club. Contact Norman Smith.
Castle Valley Archaeology Society - meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the CEU museum classroom.
Utah Friends of Paleontology - Castle Valley chapter meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., in the CEU museum classroom.
Carbon County Model Railroaders - meets Thursday at 7 p.m.
Carbon County Historical Society - meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the courthouse.
Newborns in Need- Residents are encouraged to donate baby items for needy infants in Carbon County. CallTeresa Kilcrease at 637-5324.
Castle Country OHV - Meetings are the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds building. The membership ride, dinner and prize drawing are slated Jan. 25.
BACA - meets every third Sunday at noon at Kraync Motor in Price.
Multiple sclerosis support group - meets the first Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., in the conference room at the health district in Price. For information, contact Danny or Tami Velasquez at 637-0712.
Overeaters Anonymous - meets Thursday at 8 p.m. in room 6 at 105 W. 100 North, 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. Child care available upon request. No fees required.
AA, NA - Meetings are conducted at the following locations:
Daily - noon, open, 90 N. 100 East, Price.
Sunday - 6:30 p.m., open, Helper mission.
Monday - 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Price.
Tuesday - 8 p.m., open, East Carbon City Hall; 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Castle Dale.
Wednesday - 7 p.m., open, Gilley's in Ferron; 8 p.m., open, 90 N. 100 East, Price.
Thursday - 7:30 p.m., closed to teens, old Reeves school; 8 p.m., open, Huntington senior citizens center.
Friday - 6:30 p.m., closed, Helper mission; 8 p.m., open, East Carbon City Hall; 8 p.m., open, old Reeves school.
Saturday - 10:30 a.m., women, 90 N. 100 East, Price; 6:30 p.m., open, old Reeves school; 8 p.m., open, 90 N. 100 East, Price.
Women's cancer support group - meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview's classroom Located in room 104, the cancer library is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For information, contact Sherry King at 637-4800, extension 3510.
Bringing Hope Foundation - Single mothers meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Price Community Center. No fees required. Participants must enroll by contacting the foundation at 637-5542.
Caregivers support group - meets the last Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at in room 140 at Active Re-Entry in Price.