Castle Valley FYI
Road work - Upper Miller Creek beginning next week from 6218 South to the intersection of Center Miller Creek. Please plan to take alternate routes while road work is taking place.
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.
Carbon County Animal Services - Residents are encouraged to bring recycled newspapers and aluminum to the office at 3360 S. 225 West, Price. Donations will be used for homeless pets.
Carbon County Food Bank - Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For information on donating, volunteering or applying, contact the food bank at 637-9232.
Golden Rule Mission - Donate your garage/yard sale leftovers to the Golden Rule Mission in Helper. We will pick up, call 472-2631. Tax deductible.
Carbon County RSVP - RSVP partners senior individuals (55 & older) with organizations in need of their time, talent, and life experiences. If you are interested in volunteering, or are in need of volunteers, please call Shirley at 637-9118.
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 return/remain in school, parenting/life skills, cooking and recreation opportunities. For information, contact Terry Willis at 637-0281.
CASA - Special advocates are trained volunteers appointed by judges to speak for children appearing in court. Volunteers are screened. For information, contact Tarasina Compagni at 636-3431.
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.
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.
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.
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 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. Story hour is Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Pet Pals activities are Tuesday at 5 to 6 p.m. All children are welcome. For information, call library at 636-3188.
CEU library -Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. Hours vary during breaks. 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. Crisis 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 family violence, attending parenting classes/divorce classes and AA/Narcotic Anonymous meetings. Parenting classes are scheduled 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 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 April 1 to Oct. 31, hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call the museum at 613-5060.
Habitat for Humanity - For information on volunteering or applying for homes, call the Habitat office at 636-3230 .
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 district at 637-3671 for appointments.
Infant immunization clinics - The health district in Price offers the clinics Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
ABC Learning Center - features movies Fridays at 7 p.m. The facility has books, computers and activities for adults and children. Summer hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 7 p.m. Winter hours are from 2 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.
Castle Country's Promise - Adults interested in supporting Carbon and Emery youth may contact the program at 613-5284 or visit the groups' website at www.castlecountryspromise.org.
Kayak Workshop - Carbon County Recreation will offer a kayak workshop beginning Sept. 26. The workshop will consist of five pool sessions. The main objective is to teach students the art of rolling a kayak, as well as basic paddle strokes. Fee includes admission to the pool, use of kayak and equipment. Class size is limited. Early registration is recommended. Private lessons are also available for people who can't make it to the workshop, or who want individual instruction. Call the recreation office at 637-5092 for information.
Carbon High Class of 1973 - Reunion being held Aug. 30 at the Carbon Country Club. Reservation deadline July 31, for more information call Carryl Tatton at 637-7258.
Central High Class of 1973 - Reunion being held Aug 30 at the Museum of the San Rafael in Castle Dale, 11:00 am. For more information call Keith Ware at 435-748-2323.
Carbon High School's Back to School Night - will be held Tuesday, September 9, at 6:30 p.m. Please meet in the auditorium. After a brief orientation, parents will have breakout sessions with the teachers. We look forward to seeing you there.
Mule Deer Foundation - Sept. 9, 7pm at DWR Regional Office 475 W. Price River Drive. Non-members welcome. For more info, call Bill Gilson at 637-3248.
Blood Pressure Check - Helper Store, 9am to 3pm, September 3.
Rio Theatre Auction - Sept. 20 at 11:00 am. If interested in donating items to the auction, please contact Helper City at 472-5391.
CEU's 65th Anniversary - September 20, 9:00 am. Includes golf tourney, lunch picnic, dinner/dance and more. Some fees required, some events free. Call 613-5256 for more information.
AIDS Conference - October 24, 8:00 am to noon. Hosted by the CEU Nursing Department. Call 613-5262 for more information.
Children's Justice Center - Recycling fundraising project to benefit The Family Support Center and Children's Justice Center. 108 N. 300 E., Price. Donate used fax, printer, and copy machine ink cartridges for recycling to earn points towards new playground equipment. Call Kristy at 637-0281 for more information.
Stella D'America - Helper's Italian-American lodge will celebrate it's ferragosto festival August 24, 1:00 pm at the Riverside Pavilion in Helper. Guests welcome.
Melon Days Softball Tournament - Men's slow-pitch softball tournament Sept 19-20. Call Lucas Shorts at 564-8479 for information.
Price Culture Connection -The summer schedule includes the following presentations:
Aug. 21 - Hydrus classic rock, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
Aug. 28 - Hillbilly Voodoo, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
Messiah community choir members - Residents interested joining the choir and participating in the holiday presentation may contact Amber Hannay at 637-6857 for information.
Marine Corps League - meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at China City. For membership information, contact David Brewer at 472-8757..
Price American Legion Post #3 - meets the first and third thursday of each month at the post home - 27 N. 100 W.
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 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meetings are the first and third thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Games are on Sunday at 1 p.m. For information, contact Ginny Boren at 637-7424.
VFW Field Service Officer- In Price to assist Veterans in applying for VA benefits, document preparation, etc.. Will be at Price Workforce Services office from 8:30 -10:30 am on September 11, 2003.
American Legion Field Service Officer - In Price on September 30, 2003 to assist veterans, widows, and dependents in applying for VA benefits. 8:30 - 10:30 am on September 30, 2003.
Adult bicycling club - Residents older than 50 years of age interested in joining the club may contact Richard Morley at 637-8363.
Castle Country Horse Show Association - Show Sept. 13 at Price. Shows start at 10 a.m. For information, contact Joyce Worley at 637-1772.
Old Time Fiddlers - Free acoustic jam sessions the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Price senior citizens center.
Bowling league scores - League secretaries should report high scores weekly to Rose Fossat. For information, contact Fossat at 637-1488.
"Castle Country King Crawlers" 4x4 club meets every 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 pm in Washington Park.
Coal Country Squares - Dancers meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the seniors center in Price.
Castle Country Fiber Guild - meets the first the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For information, contact Michelle Goldsmith at 650-3290.
Central Utah Stock Car Racing Association - meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., at Helper Civic Auditorium. For information, contact Reed Phillips at 613-8288.
League of Utah Writers - Price chapter meets the third Thursday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information, call Margaret Christensen at 637-0772.
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 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.
Utah Friends of Paleontology - Castle Valley chapter meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact the museum at 613-5060.
Carbon County Historical Society - meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the courthouse. For information, call Joanne Hyatt at 472-5062 or contact Kathy Hamaker.
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.
MOPS - The mothers of preschoolers group meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Price Chapel. Adult crafts, child care and children's program included. For information, call Tami Campbell at 637-7542.
Castle Country OHV - Meetings are the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds building. For information, contact Leslie Tolley at 637-6130 or visit the group's website at www.ccohva.org.
BACA - The group meets the third Sunday of the month at noon at Kraync Motor in Price.
Price Ladies of Elks -The group meets the first Wednesday of the month. For information, contact Susan Etzel at 637-5772.
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.
Gastric bypass support group - meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview. For information, call Wilma Howa at 472-5048
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, 11 W. Main, 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, 11 W. Main, Price.
Thursday - 7:30 p.m., teen NA, closed, Four Corners in Price; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price; 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, 11 W. Main, Price.
Saturday - 6:30 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Price Alanon - The group meets Wednesday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in room 221 at 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 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 10 South Fairgrounds Road. For information, contact Lisa Perla at 637-4950.