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Avoid Jail!!! - Did you konw that after being booked on a warrant, you could SPEND A WEEK IN JAIL before you might be seen in court? Are you willing to risk that you won't be next? The Justice Courts are offering amnesty on any and all outstanding warrants. The following Courts will participate: Carbon County Justice Court, Helper Justice Court, Wellington Justice Court. If you have an outstanding bench warrant, come to the Justice Court Booth at the Community Awareness Fair October 9th at 2:00 p.m. located at the Ascension St. Matthew's Church at 522 N. Homestead Blvd. in Price, from 2-8 p.m. The individual Courts will also offer this program during their regular court hours through October 16, 2003. All late fees will be waived!!!

Frontier Project - Local Family Support Group. R.O.A.R. will be meeting every third Thursday in Carbon County. Meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 10 North 200 East. Childcare will be provided and refreshments will be served. For more information call 637-1497. Everyone is invited to attend.

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.

Mont Harmon Jr. High Parent Teacher Conferences - will be held Wednesday & Thursday, Sept. 24 & 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Midterms will be available. School will not be in session Friday, Sept. 26, 2003.

Annual Business & Election Meeting - Farm Bureau will be holding their annual Business & Election Meeting on Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carbon County Courthouse in Price.

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; Sunday 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. 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. Call the recreation office at 637-5092 for information.

Events

Kiwanis Kids Day - for all kids 12 and under. Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Price City Park. Games, fun, food, free prizes, climbing wall.

Koret Reunion - Saturday, Sept. 27, 1:00 p.m. Price City Park for ALL former Koret employees.

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.

Melon Days Softball Tournament - Men's slow-pitch softball tournament Sept 19-20. Call Lucas Shorts at 564-8479 for information.

Slovenian Home - will be having a Sunday Luncheon on Sept. 21, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for members and guests.

Blood Drive - The Helper Community Blood Drive will be taking place on Wed., Oct. 8 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Helper Civic Auditorium, 19 South Main. Please Give Blood.

Free Movie Night - Price City is hosting a free "Movie Night in the Park", on Saturday, October 4 at dusk. A giant inflatable movie screen will be placed in Price City's Pioneer Park and two movies will be shown. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and jackets for a fun night at the Price City outdoor movies. Families and people of all ages are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Nick Tatton at Price City, 636-3184.

Price Culture Connection -The fall season includes the following presentations:

Sept. 18-20, CEU Theatre & Sept. 22-23 Geary Theatre "Cash on Delivery". Tickets at the door, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 25 Eastern Utah Wind Symphony "Old Wine in New Bottles", Price Civic Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 23 Price LDS Institute Show Choir, Price Civic Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 30 U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus, BDAC. Note: Tickets Free but required.

Messiah Rehearsals - Community Choir rehearsals for Messiah at 7:30 p.m. in the CEU Music Building, Sunday evenings, beginning Sept. 14.

Veterans

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.

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.

VFW Field Service Officer to Visit Price - A Field Service Office from the Veterans of Foriegn Wars (VFW), Department Service Office, in Salt Lake City, will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting accplication for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. This is a free service and veterans need not be members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to qualify for assistance. The VFW Field Service Officer will be working out of the Price Workforce Services Center from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 9, 2003.

Clubnotes

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.

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.

Support groups

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, Room 202, Price.

Sunday - Couples Meeting, 11 W. Main, Room 202 in Price. 6:30 p.m., open, Helper mission.

Monday - 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Price; 5:00 p.m., open, AA Stepsisters, 11 W. Main, Room 202 in Price.

Tuesday - 6:30 p.m., closed, Four Corners in Price; 8 p.m., open, East Carbon City Hall; 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Castle Dale; 8 p.m., open, NA Rm 202, 11 W. Main, in Price.

Wednesday - 5 p.m., open, AA Stepsisters, 11 W. Main, Room 202, Price; 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 - 5 p.m., open, AA Stepsisters, 11 W. Main, Room 202, Price; 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 Monday at 8 p.m. in room 202 at 11 W. Main in Price.

Price Naranon - 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.

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