Castle Valley FYI
Heat Assistance - The Federally funded Energy Assistance Program started 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.
Angel Tree - Angel Tree applications are now availabls. For location information contact the United Way at 1-800-250-SERVE (7378), or 637-8911.
CVCT Auditions - CVCT will hold auditions for the Rodgers & Hammerstein production of "Oklahoma". Auditions will be December 2,3rd & 4th at Mont Harmon Jr. High at 7:00 p.m. You must be at least 14 years old to try out. Please come prepared with your own vocal selection, a pianist and electronic equipment will be provided. No acapella auditions please. For more info contact Lori Prince at 650-1781.
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 at 435-381-5595 or 435-650-0654.
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.
JFK Display - The Helper City Library is honoring John Fitzgerald Kennedy with a special display during regular library hours.
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.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., closed between 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and closed Sunday. November is Library Fine Forgiveness Month. Return delinquent b ooks and we will forgive the fine. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.
Kingsmen Drag Strip Association - Meeting every Thursday night, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 301 West Railroad Avenue. Sponsored by GCR Tires. For more information contact Mike Fercik 637-7503 or Lary Duzenack 637-0700.
Women's Bible Study Group - Interdenominational, interactive. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 hours are Wednesday, 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Pet Pals activities are Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. All children are welcome. Price City Library is sponsoring a food drive for the local food bank from Nov. 1, 2003 to jan. 10, 2003. 1 can = 1 fine. Lost or damaged books and court fines and fees excluded. 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.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m; 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.
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.
Introduction to the CASA Volunteer Program - Volunteers need in Carbon & Emery Counties to help abused & neglected children find what every child deserves - a safe, loving home! Speak up for a child in court by becoming a CASA Volunteer (Court Appointed Special Advocat) * No special experience or legal background is required. Everyone is encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Castle Dale location will be at the New Court House, 1850 North 560 West, November 13, 2003 at 6:30 p.m. Price location will be at the Juvenile Court House (North Entrance), 149 East 100 South, at 6:30 p.m., November 18th. You may contact Kerrie, the CASA Coordinator at 435-381-5595 or 435-650-0654.
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.
American Tribute - Honoring the military service personnel and families, Thursday, November 13, at 7:00 p.m. at the Carbon High School Auditorium. Guest speakers Margaret and Meredith Wahlstrom who lost their family members when American Airlines flight 11 was highjacked and crshed into the World Trade center on 9-11. The public is invited.
Utah Opera Ensemble Artists - Free public concert on Friday, November 14, 7:30 p.m. in the Price Civic Auditorium culminates a five-day residency in Price. The Ensemble will be performing for various schools and community groups during the week prior.
Slovenian Luncheon - Slovenian Home having Sunday luncheon Noverber 16th from 3 to 5 p.m Members and their guests welcome.
Soroptimist Charity Benifit - To celebrate the our 31rst year there will be a Wine Tasting Party 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 21 at the Carbon Country Club.
Bread 'N Soup Night - The College of Eastern Utah will once again be hosting the Bread 'N Soup nights on Mondays from 5:00 p.m to 6:30 p.m through November 24th. Please mark your calendars and plan on joining us in the multi-purpose room in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center to enjoy yourself, eat well, and support a great cause. Bring family and friends. Everyone is welcome!
Cost will be as follows: adults $4.00, students $3.00, and children 8 and under $2.00, all proceeds will got the the Carbon County Food Bank.
Bread 'N Soup Night is a wonderful opportunity to bring college and community together.
The meal is served in the J.L. Student Center. The menu will be a choice of three kinds of soup, bread and butter, and fruit. Everything is done by volunteers, except the food preparation. The price for the dinner is donated to the carbon County Food Bank. Come out and enjoy dinner and live entertainment Each Monday Night!
UP&L Annual Christmas Party - UP&L will hold their annual Christmas Party December 3rd, 2003. Party to be held at the Carbon Country Club, social hour 6 p.m., buffet dinner at 7 p.m. Call reservations to Pat Sloan 472-5422 or Madeline Tonc 472-5732 by November 24th.
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 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 more 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:
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.
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.
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, Fridays at 7 p.m.Contact Bill Curtice 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 www.ccohva.org.