Castle Valley FYI
Aluminum Can Drive - During the month of April, Habitat for Humanity of Castle County (Emery and Carbon counties) will be conducting a recycling drive collecting aluminum cans. Take your cans to Price Metal Salvage, 510 East 1250 South in Price, and tell them that they are for Habitat for Humanity. They will take care of the rest! For information please call the Habitat for Humanity office at 636-3230 and leave message, Sylvia at 687-9184, Katherine at 636-8149, or Price Metal Salvage at 637-8609. Remember, cans build houses!
Arthritis & Fibromyalgia Course - the six-week comprehensive course will be hosted by Therapy Works, 53 South 700 East in Price on Tuesdays , April 13 through May 17, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. A fee of $30 includes textbook and resource materials. For more information or to register, contact Victoria at 800-444-4993 or signup online at www.arthritis.org.
Heat Energy Assistance Program - has been extended until April 30. This federally funded program helps pay utility bills. For further information please call 613-0100.
Ducks Unlimited Banquet - The Carbon-Emery chapter of Ducks Unlimited is holding their annual fund-raising banquet on April 24 at the Price Elks Lodge. For dinner reservations and tickets you can contact Dan at 637-3077 or Clay at 637-2320.
Carbon County Relay for Life - is being held on June18th and 19th at Carbon High School Track. We need you to sign up your team, please contact Nancy Boyle at 637-3320 for sign up and information about this event.
Humane Society Rummage Sale - Donations are being collected for the Carbon County Humane Society's Rummage Sale. If you wish to donate items please contact 637-2908 or 637-2208. All donations are tax exempt.
Care-a-Van Immunizations - April 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 305 Center Street in East Carbon. Immunizations for children age 2 and younger are free.
Carbon High FCCLA Yard Sale - the FCCLA is in need of your donations of unwanted items to sell at their Yard Sale on May 1. Donations will be accepted until April 28. Please contact Laurie Hansen at 636-0355 or Savannah Wilson at 637-8365 for drop-off locations. All profits from the sale will be used to send 2 students to the National Competition in Chicago, Ill. Time and location of the Yard Sale will be announced.
Alternative Rock at CEU - The alternative rock band Paradigm will be performing at CEU on Thursday, April 15 in the CEU Student Center. The show begins at 8 p.m. and is free of charge. Paradigm is a Sacramento-based alternative rock band.
Emery County Men's and Women's Softball - Registrations are being held for both Men's and Women's Softball leagues in Emery County. Register at the Emery County Recreation office, 75 S. 400 East in Castle Dale by May 17, 2004. All fees MUST be paid at time of registration. Contact Emery County Recreation for more information at 381-2108.
Is your child ready to ride? Utah State Parks and Recreation offers the Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Education Certificate Classes. These classes are aimed at youth ages 8 to 16 who operate ATV's and Motorbikes. Class certification makes your child legal to drive on public lands, trails and roads.
Classes are being offered in Carbon County on April 24th. Please call to sign your child up. We can help keep your children safe. For registration call: 1-800-OHV-RIDE www.stateparks.utah.gov
1st Annual Carbon County Reunion - will be held on Labor Day, September 6, 2004 at Fairmont Park, 2361 S. 900 East in Salt Lake City from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information contact Fred Civish (Salt Lake) at 801-969-7467, or Elden Miller (Carbon/Emery) at 435-472-8253.
CCHST - Horse shows at Carbon County Fairgrounds. Registration at 9:00 a.m., show starts at 10:00 a.m. Adult & kids classes. Dates: May 1 & 22, June 19, July 11, August 15, and Sept. 19. For more information contact Dixie at 820-0825 or 637-6380, or Denise at 637-1160.
Helper City Spring Cleanup 2004 - Spring Cleanup for residents of Helper City will be in effect the last two weeks of April. City crews will pick up branches, shrubs, etc. only. No furniture or appliances, etc. Branches must be cut in 4' lengths and stacked off the road and sidewalk so they will not be in the way until pickup.
April 19-23: Castlegate Subdivision, 1st thru 5th Ave., Martin, Orchard Street, 1st North thru 11th North, Bryner Street and West Helper. April 26-30: East Helper, Locust Street, Maple Street, Poplar Street, Main Street, South Highway 6.
Story and Craft Hour- C.E.U. Museum will be holding a children's Story and Craft Hour every first and third Friday of the month at 2:00 pm in the Museum's Discovery Room. Please call the Museum at 613-5754 if you have any questions.
Casa Volunteers Needed - Each year hundreds of children in Carbon and Emery counties become wards of the juvenile court system due to child abuse, neglect or abandonment. The child welfare system can only devote so much time and attention to each individual case and, consequently, to each individual child. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteers are ordinary men and women who find it in their hearts and their schedules to help these abused and neglected children. Those interested in volunteering should contact Kerrie, the CASA Coordinator, at (435) 381-5595.
Defensive Driving Classes - The Utah Safety Council is now offering a four-hour defensive driving course for individuals in the Price area. The course will take place on Saturday, March 20, 2004 at the College of Eastern Utah Student Center Board Room #127, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Drivers may complete the course for a 50 point reduction from their Utah driving record. Registration is $35 per person, or $10 for those age 55 and over that are only seeking a reduction in their insurance rate. For additional information or to register, please contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.
Frontier Project - Are you interested in working with children and/or helping families? Frontier Project is recruiting RESPITE and MENTOR PROVIDERS to assist families. Make a difference in the life of a child. Fore more information call Zena at 637-1497 or April at 613-3145.
Cans for CARE-A-VAN - Aluminum can drive to assist the elderly with transportation to medical appointments. Drop off at Howa's on Carbonville Road or call 637-9488 for pick up. Cans must be bagged.
Girl Scouts - Adults or girls ages 5 to 18 interested in Girl Scouts please call Patti Rigby at 637-1613 after 6 p.m.
Carbon High Class of 1994 - Is planning a 10 year reunion for August 7, 2004 and would like to make sure all class members are invited. Any '94 graduate who did not receive a post card notice about the reunion in January should write to firstname.lastname@example.org or Carbon High '94 Reunion, 19 A Street B49, Salt Lake City UT 84111 with updated address information. Check out the website at www.carbonhigh94.com for more information.
Wellington & Price Head Start Programs - Head Start and Early Head Start is accepting applications for children for the upcoming year 2004-2005. For details call 637-4960
Square Dancing - Give it a whirl at the Karl Peterson Center located at 107 S. Carbon Ave, in Price every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m. For information call 637-0136 or 637-1382.
Foster Grandparents - Volunteers of America-Utah needs grandparents to join the Foster Grandparent Program team. Foster Grandparents receive a modest non-taxable stipend of about $200 per month. Individuals who are at least 60 years old; love children; have a limited income, and extra time to share may qualify. FGP volunteers serve 20 hours per week in local schools, and receive a daily meal, a yearly physical, accident and liability insurance while on duty, and transportation to and from the school. Fill your extra time with love and purpose! For more information call 613-0987 or call toll-free 1-800-201-5572.
Food Handler's Classes - There will be Food Handler's Classes taught in Price April 13, May 19 and June 23 at 9 a.m, 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District health Department. Classes will be taught in Castle Dale April 15, May 20 and June 17 at 4 p.m and 7 p.m. at the Health Department located at 25 W. Main St. On April 21 there will be a Food Handler's Class taught in Green River at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at City Hall. The Classes will be two hours in length and the cost is $10.00 to take the test. For information, please call Dr. Claron D Bjork, at the Southeastern Utah District Health Department, 637-3671 in Price, or Terri at 381-2252 in Castle Dale.
Frontier Project - Local Family Support Group. R.O.A.R. will be meeting every third Thursday in Carbon County. Meeting will begin at 7 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 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 Animal Shelter - AVID chip pet identification is available at the shelter. Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.
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.
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.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., closed between 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and closed Friday and Sunday. 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 Castleview Hospital, main entrance, first left for conference room. Sponsored by Castleview Hospital and GCR Tire. For more information contact Mike Fercik at 637-7503, Dean Bradley Jr. at 636-0530 or Jeremiah Avery at 637-3865.
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 email@example.com.
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 a.m to 3:45 p.m.. Story hours are Wednesday, 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Barkin' Books presents Pet Pals on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. All children are welcome. On April 15 at 1:00 p.m. come help us say goodbye to our butterflies. For information, call the library at 636-3188.
Teen Open Mic Nite - April 22 at 6:30 p..m. is Open Mic Nite. Come to the Price library and signup teens...this night is for you! 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 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.
Advisory Board Meetings - The Family Support and Children's Justice Center of Carbon County will be holding Advisory Board Meetings on the following dates during 2004. April 8, June 10, August 12, October 14, and December 9, 2004. All meetings are held at 8:00 a.m. at the Price CJC, 108 N. 300 E. in Price. For more information call 637-0281.
Spring Shoot - The Bookcliff Muzzleloaders will hold their Spring Shoot on April 30 and May 1 & 2. For list of events and more information contact Brandy Fillingim at 472-8668, or Darwon Stansfield at 472-3497.
Mormon History Association Conference - will be presented on Saturday, May 19 to May 23 at the Provo Marriott Hotel. For registration information call the Association at 801-224-0241 or visit their website www.mhahome.org.
Castle County Spring Festival - Arts & Crafts Fair on April 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and April 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center, 75 S. 400 East in Castle Dale. Entertainment, food, doorprizes, $50 giveaway, handcrafted items, candles, furniture, cosmetics, scrapbook supplies and much, much more!
Slovenian Home Sunday Luncheon - Sunday, April 18 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Members and their guests are welcome.
"Something's Afoot" - CEU announces its final production of the 2003-2004 season. "Something's Afoot" will play April 15-17, and 19-20 at the Geary Theatre, 350 E. 400 North in Price. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. each evening and the box office opens at 7:00 p.m. For reservations and further information call 613-5334.
Helper Arts Festival - The Festival will be held August 20-22nd and is currently seeking 2 groups of volunteers. The first group will assist on various committees and help make our 10th anniversary our best Festival ever. Committed individuals will assist helping the current committee with a wide array of duties. To volunteer, contact Sherill Shaw at 637-2295 or 613-5208. The second group of volunteers will be performing on our Main Street Stage on Saturday, August 21st. Dance clubs, sports groups, acoustical musicians, etc., are all invited to 'strut their stuff' during the Festival. Contact Neil Breinholt at 637-8060 for application or information.
Helper Arts Festival, Youth Art Show - Open to young artists grades K-12. Artwork will be judged, ribbons awarded and prizes given for specific categories. Deadline for submissions is May 14. Support the Castle Country art community by your participation. Call 472-6697 for information and applications.
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 Visit - On April 22 and again on May 13 a Field Service Officer from the VFW Department Service Office in Salt Lake CIty will be visiting Price to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. This is a free service and veterans need not be members of the Veterans fo Foreign Wars of the United States to qualify for assistance. The officer will be working out of the Price Workforce Services Center from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please bring the following documents so that we may better serve you: DD form 214, marriage/divorce papers, birth/adoption/death certificates, children's social security numbers.
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.
American Legion Auxiliary Meeting - Third Tuesday of the month. For info call Veloy Wilder 637-0290, Ruth Rich 637-3608, Luci Cook 613-0927.
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.