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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.

Donations Needed - Carbon County Animal Services is looking for donations of usable, sellable items for their upcoming Rummage Sale. To make a tax-exempt donation please call 637-0058 and leave a message.

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 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 Kerrie Larsen at 381-5595.

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.

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.

Kingsmen Drag Strip Association - Meeting every Friday night, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Price City Hall, Room 106, 185 East Main. Contact Mike Fercik 637-7503 or Lary Duzenack 637-0700.

Women's Bible Study Group - Interdenominational, interactive. Beginning October 27, Mondays 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the lower fellowship hall of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Cost is $11 for book (partial/full scholarship for those in need). Supplies needed: a bible (a concordance would be helpful). Contact Leslie Caza 637-1162 or

Attention All Trail Users - Carbon County is proposing the expansion of all types of trails for use in the Carbon area. If your group is walking, biking, sports cycles, dirt biking, horseback riding, or 4x4ing, and you have an interest in the expansion and development of trails, you are invited to send representation to a meeting for formation of a trails organizational committee. The meeting will be held October 27 at the Price Community Center, Suite #250 in Price. For more information call Ricki at 637-0723.

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 11:00 to 3:45 p.m.. Story hour is Wednesday, 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Pet Pals activities are Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. The Library will be closed Monday, October 13, for Columbus Day. We are also having a Halloween Party October 28, 29 & 30 that will be held during are Story Times. Come dressed in your Halloween costume. All children are welcome. For information, call the 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.

Newborns in need - Wells Fargo Bank is holding a community service project that will begin on October 1 to October 31 to aid families who have had stillborn children, premature babies and babies whose parents are having a hard time financially. Some items on the wish list are clothing 0-6 months, diapers, wipes, bottles, pacifiers, soft toys, blankets, fabric and quilt batting. These items must be new. Drop offs will be at Wells Fargo Banks in Helper, Price and Castle Dale.

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


Children's Justice Center - Recycling fund-raising 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.

Big Halloween Bash! - October 24 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for all Junior High Ages. The Eagle Dancers are sponsoring this event at the New College Center at CEU. Cost is $3.00 per person, and every 13th person gets in FREE! There will be a dance and a costume contest, so wear your costumes! Call Anjelena Cook for more information at 637-3905.

Castlegate Posse is holding its Halloween shoot at 4 Mile Hill. Cowboy Action shooting, the fastest growing shooting sport. Come out and see what all the fun is about. Visitors and new shooters are most welcome. Saturday Oct. 25 shooters meeting 9:30. Contact person; Cowboy Murder'n Maude 637-8209

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

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.

Nov. 6 Sherrie Vlamakis, Price Civic Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 15 Eastern Utah Wind Symphony "The Four Seasons", Geary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 21 Silver City Pink, Price Civic Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 20, 22 CEU Dance "Nutcracker"

Nov. 21-24 "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas", Geary Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets at the door.

Dec. 7 CEU Music "The Messiah". Price Civic Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 11-13, 18-20CVCT's "Nuncrackers" Helper's Rio Theatre, 7:30 p.m. $5.00 tickets at the door.

SEUDHD to hold a Community Flu & Pneumonia - Pneumonia and Influenza vaccines will be provided by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department.After October 15th, SEUDHD will be giving shots at their regular clinic hours 3:00 to 4:30 daily and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Variable cost for shots. The pneumonia vaccine is generally a lifetime vaccination. Check with your physician if you are 65 or older or have a chronic illness and it has been 5 years since your first pneumonia vaccine. A physician prescription is necessary for a pneumonia injection.

AIDS Conference - October 24, 8:00 am to noon. Hosted by the CEU Nursing Department. Call 613-5262 for more information.

Fort Douglas Founders Day - Saturday October 25, the Fort Douglas Military Museum will celebrate 141 years since the founding of Fort Douglas. Activities will include: Civil War Encampment (Third California Volunteers Re-enactors and Friends), Historic Military Vehicle Display (Utah Military Vehicle Club), Old Fort Douglas Building Self-guided Tours, Morning Symposium - Utah Military & Utahans in the Military (subjects to include: Utah Artillery in the Philippines, Kearns Army Air Base, The Army Air Corps in Utah, other subject TBA), Field gun Demonstrations, Exhibit and Discussion of Small Arms of the California Volunteers at 2 p.m (Art Gogan, arms specialist, Ft Douglas Museum), Band Concert at 4 p.m. (96th Auxiliary Band), Dinner at 6 pm with guest speaker (Dr. A. Kent Powell, noted author and historian; The German POW Experience in Utah). Events will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration for the Symposium & Dinner (casual dress) have fees. All other events are free. For more information contact the Fort Douglas Military Museum at (801) 581-1251 or (801) 581-1710.

Christmas Craft Fair - November 1, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sunnyside Union Hall. Craft booths, food and a lot of fun! Call Sunnyside City Hall, 888-4444 or Karen Andrews, 888-2385 to reserve your booth now.


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 to Visit Price - A Field Service Office from the Veterans of Foreign 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 application 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 on October 23, 2003 and again on November 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Price Workforce Service Center.


Adult bicycling club - Residents older than 50 years of age interested in joining the club may contact Richard Morley at 637-8363.

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.

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, commandary 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

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.

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.

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