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Heat Assistance - The Federally funded Energy Assistance Program starts November 3rd, 2003. Applicants must have identification, Social Security Cards for all household members 18 years and older, copies of the most recent utility bills and proof of preceding months's income for all employed people in the home, proof of medical expenses paid out during the previous month, proof of disability, proof of children under the age of (6) years, and additional documentation as required for assistance. Please call 613-0100 for an appointment or if you have any questions.

Become a Licensed Child Care Provider - Free workshop for people interested in becoming a Licensed Child Care Provider will be held November 1, 2003 at 10 p.m. in Price, Utah.

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Committee - The Price Pre-Disaster Mitigation Committee will conduct an Open House on Monday, Nov. 3, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Price City Hall, 185 Main Street, Room #207 to present findings and data related to the development of a pre-disaster mitigation plan. All area residents and business owners are encouraged to attend. Contact Nick Tatton, Price City Community Director at 636-3184 for additional information.

Veterans Day Ceremonies - To honor our veterans, Price Post #3, Price VFW Post 2379, and the Marine Corps League will hold a special service at the Peace Garden on Tues., Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. We encourage Carbon County citizens to attend this commemorative event, to show the most profound debt of gratitude to those who have served and those serving today.

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.

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

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. We are also having a Halloween Party October 28, 29 & 30 that will be held during our 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


Bazaar & Bake Sale - November 15, 2003 at the East Carbon Senior Center, 451 Denver Ave. East Carbon, Ut. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will have the following: baked goods, candy, fresh bread, crafts, crocheted items, embroidery items, ceramic, quilts, afghans, white elephant table, craft supplies puzzles, books and much more.

Pheasant Forever Carbon/Emery Chapter Presents - The 2nd Annual Membership banquet Saturday, November 8,2003 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Greenwell Convention Center in Price. There will be dinner, auctions and raffles. Tickets available at Greenwell Inn, Ultra Lube or call 636-1505.

Price City Planning Meetings - Price City will be hosting community neighborhood meetings to gather input from any concerned or interested citizens. Two Neighborhood meetings are scheduled. Meeting #1 will be held at Price City Hall on Nov. 4th at 6:00 p.m. and meeting #2 will be held at 7:30 pm at the Price City Public Works complex on that same evening. Presentations regarding the new Price City General Plan will be made and The Public is Invited to present views and information to be incorporated into the general plan. Contact nick Tatton, Price City Community Director at 636-3184 for additional information.

Party - The First Baptist church of Wellington will be celebrating their 20th anniversary November 1, 2003 from noon to 5:00 p.m. at 1285 E Main, Wellington. For more information please call Pastor Lyman Fiack for more information 2 472-5135.

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.

Food Handler's Classes - There will be food handlers's classes for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores or procery deli's. Clases will be taught in Price on November 12th 2003, and December 10th 2003, at 9 a.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District Health Department, located at 28 South 100 East. Classes will be taught in castle Dale on November 20th 2003 and December 18th 2003, at 4 p.m, and 7 p.m. at the Health Department, located at 25 West Main St. The classes are two hours in length and the cost is $10.00 to take the test. For mor information, please call Dr. Claron D. Bjork, at the Southeasten Utah District Health Departmen, 637-3671 in Price, or Terri at 381-2252 in Castle Dale.

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

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. 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.

Free Safety Halloween Bags - The Ladies Aux. of the Veterans of Foriegn Wars are distributing sagety Halloween bags to the kids on Halloween from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m at the VFW Ladies Aux office located at 147 W. Main St.

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. 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 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.

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 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.

Helper Gun Club - Winter night league, starting Friday, Nov. 7. Registration 6 p.m., event starts at 7 p.m. Bring a team or we can place you on one. Contact Bill Curtis for more information, 435-637-1086.

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.

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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