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Farmers Market - Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. through October. Main Street in Helper across from City Hall. The market is open to farmers, gardeners and all people that would like to buy or sell fresh fruit, veggies, plants and canned/bottled food. For questions about the market and to reserve a booth space please contact Stephanie 801-718-7799 or sng5@utah.edu.

Loving Touch - Rural Utah Child Development Early Head Start is pleased to announce that Brandi Larson, EHS Carbon County Specialist is also a certified infant massage instructor. Training will be offered through both public and private classes. We are excited to add Loving Touch to our program, where massaging your baby is a loving way to begin a lifelong relationship. For more information please call Brandi at 613-9492 ext. 101.

Public Meeting - "Venezuela: Working People Defeat Recall Referendum of President Hugo Chavez". Come to a talk by Olivia Nelson about why the recall of Chavez was defeated and how workers have gained land, jobs, housing & health care. Friday, August 27 at 7:30p.m. at the Militant Labor Forum at 11 West Main, Room 103 in Price. For information call 613-1091.

C.A.R.E. Program - The Price area has been developing a C.A.R.E. Program with the Alzheimer's Association. The program needs caregivers who could use a break from the constant chores of taking care of a family member with memory loss. The program also needs volunteers to help provide companion services while the caregiver gets a much needed break for 1-3 hours. Volunteers will be reimbursed for mileage. The C.A.R.E. program for the Alzheimer's Association of Utah is in the Price R.S.V.P. office which is located in the Carbon County Senior Citizens building, 30 East 200 South in Price. Please contact us, we need your help! Call 637-8548.

ADA Sidewalk Project - Active Re-Entry and the Community Action Resource Committee are sponsoring three ADA Sidewalk project meetings to garner information from community members who use scooters and wheelchairs. Input is needed concerning which streets to concentral initial effords on to improve safety and access and where potential hazards might exist, as well as support group activities, buddy systems and road maps for easiest routes through town. The meetings will be held on August 31 at 9:30 a.m. at Housing Authority Community Center, 251 S. 1600 E. #2647; September 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the CEU Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Alumni Room, 500 N. 300 E; and on September 7 at 6:00 p.m. at the Atrium, Association of Governments Building, 375 S. Carbon Ave. If you use a wheelchair or scooter please plan to attend one of the meetings. Call 637-4950 if you have any questions.

ATV Designated Maps - are now available from Helper Police Department. Maps can be picked up at 97 South Main, Helper. Pick up between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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 Eldon Miller (Carbon/Emery) at 435-472-8253.

2004 We the People Bookshelf - National Endowment for the Humanities has selected Helper City Library to receive the 2004 "We the People Bookshelf" consisting of 15 books. These classic books, all of which reflect the theme of "Courage", will engage young readers as well as their parents and teachers. The library staff encourages children of all ages to visit the library and read these wonderful classics.

Educational Opportunity Center - CEU has a new Educational Opportunity Center serving Carbon and Emery Counties. The program is designed to assist adults who would like to start into a college of their choice as well as assist students with a variety of services including financial aid application, college course selection and completing their GED if needed. The service is free and targets low income and first generation students. If you would like to start college in the fall, now is the time to get started. The Education Opportunity Center is located in the College Center Room 213. Feel free to walk in without an appointment or call Shawnee at 613-5243.

Helper City Community Development Committee - All interested parties are invited to attend the Community Development Committee Meeting of Helper City every Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the meeting room at the Helper Civic Auditorium or in the Library in the Auditorium. This committee has been formed by Volunteers to acquire a new Helper City Community Pool.

Carbon Emery Reunion - "Come Play With Us," is the theme of the Carbon Emery reunion scheduled in Salt Lake City's Fairmont Park on Labor Day, September 6th from 11:00am to 4:00pm. This is a chance for people to come meet old friends, socialize with people from their home towns, and just be together after all these years. Current plans include having historian Ron Watt, author of Carbon County and the Carbon County Centennial Series, give a short talk. Part of the celebration will be tables set up for each of the towns of old Carbon and Emery. People will be able to register, see who else is attending from their hometown. They'll get a name tag with their town on it so everyone can know where everyone else is from. If you would be willing to operate a table from your hometown, contact Eldon Miller at 1-435-472-8254 in Helper or Fred Civish at 1-801-969-7467 in Salt Lake.

Free Legal Clinic - In cooperation with the Seventh District Court, Utah Legal Services is holding a Free Legal Clinic on the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Seventh District Courthouse located at 149 East 100 South in Price. The clinic is from 11 am until 2 pm and you may call 800-622-1563 to set up an appointment or just show up and we will fit you in. Bring your questions and all the documents that you have pertaining to your case.

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.

Doghouses Needed - The Humane Society is in need of donated dog houses. Call 637-2208 or 650-0216

CCHST - Horse shows at Carbon County Fairgrounds. Registration at 9:00 a.m., show starts at 10:00 a.m. Adult & kids classes. Date: Sept. 19. For more information contact Dixie at 820-0825 or 637-6380, or Denise at 637-1160.

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.

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.

Frontier Project - A local Family Support Group, Frontier Family F.U.T.U.R.E.S. meets every third Thursday in Carbon County. This is an organized parent education and support group. Anyone interested is invited to participate. Meetings begin at 7:00 at the Castle Valley Center, 755 North Cedar Hills Dr. in Price. Childcare and refreshments are available. The Frontier Project is also recruiting respite providers and mentors for youth and families. Do you have an hour a week to give to a child? For further information please contact Sylvia at 637-1497.

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.

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 locate 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.

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.

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.

Foster Care Foundation - Carbon-Emery residents interested in becoming foster parents may contact Heather Ogden 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.

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 - Summer 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. Story hour on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.

Books for Shut-ins - As a service to our community, the Helper Library is happy to deliver books to shut-ins. To take advantage of this service, call the library at 472-5601.

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 slcaza@sisna.com.

Price Library - Summer hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Close Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. Murphy's Dilema: come in and read one on one with a PAWS dog. You must be 6-12 years old and be registered ahead of time.

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.

Events

Swimming Alumni - Any past swimmers from the Price Blue Whales, Castle Valley Barracudas, or Carbon High Swimming or any other sport who would like to be involved in a banquet this fall honoring Stewart Foster, please contact Phyllis Oliveto Cox or Price City's Desert Wave Pool, 637-SWIM (7946) and leave your name to be added to a mailing list for further information.

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. October 14, and December 9. 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 Glen & Carbonville Days - Come to the Spring Glen Park on Saturday, Sept. 11. Parade at 10:00 a.m. - decorate your bike, 4-wheeler, float or bring your horse. Ballgames, jr. talent show, magic show, races, concession stands for lunch. Dinner at 5:00 p.m. Pork, beef or turkey for $6.00 a plate or $20.00 a family. Bluegrass band and Keele'n Time. Adult performance. Bring your friends and family and chairs and stay for the fireworks. Contact Jack Allred for more information at 472-5002.

Economic Summit - Emery County's 2004 Economic Summit "What's Swell in Emery County" will be held Sept. 14 at the County Office Building in Castle Dale. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Pre-registration can be completed with Emery County Economic Development, 381-5576. Keynote address will be given by Jon Huntsman, Jr. and several breakout sessions will be held.

Castlegate Posse - will hold its August shoot Saturday, August 28th at 4 Mile Hill Range. Mandatory shooter's meeting 8:30 Anyone interested in Cowboy Action Shooting is welcome. For more info contact Cowboy Murder'n Maude 637-8209.

Recovery Month Celebration - Carbon County celebrates Recovery Month on September 10 at 5:00 p.m. in the Price Peace Gardens in downtown Price. Speakers will include Mayor Piccolo, Bob Greenberg, enforcement officials and others. Music featuring Rock n'Country starts at 7:00 p.m. and is free to the public. Snack Bar opens at 5:00 p.m. and proceeds go to the Carbon County Drug Court.

Yard Sale/Bake Sale - by Active Re-Entry and Community Action Resource Committe VISTA Volunteers to benefit Perkie Travels. The sale will be held on Sept. 24 & 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Active Re-Entry offices, 10 S. Fairgrounds Rd. in Price. All proceeds go to Perkie Travels, a non-profit service that transports Carbon and Emery patients to Provo daily for radiation treatments. Anyone with items to donate may drop them off at Active Re-Entry before Sept. 17 or to have the items picked up call the VISTA Volunteers at Re-Entry at 637-4950. All donations and purchases are tax deductible.

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 6:00 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.

Clubnotes

Price Ladies of Elks - have recessed for the summer. Meetings will resume Sept. 1. New members welcome. For further information call Club President Becky Kloepfer at 472-0332.

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.

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 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 Big Moe's Eatery & Bakery at 61 S. 700 E., Price. For information, contact Reed Phillips at 613-8288.

BACA - The group meets the third Sunday of the month at noon at Kraync Motor in Price.

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 Senior Citizens Center. For information, call Kathy Hamaker at 637-5456.

Carbon County Triad - meets the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at Price senior center. Members focus on law enforcement and aging programs to assist the elderly.

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 6:00 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.

Support groups

CASA Volunteers needed in Carbon - Court Appointed Special Advocates are needed to work with abused and neglected children who are involved in the juvenile court system at no fault of their own. Must be over the age of 21. Contact the CASA program at (435) 650-0654.

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.

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.

Social Club for People Interested in Recovery - 11 W. Main, Room 202, Price. (435) 637-7629.

AA - Sunday through Saturday (open) - noon, Nooner.

Wednesday & Saturday (open) - 8:00 p.m., Coal Sober.

Monday & Tuesday (closed) - 5:00 p.m., Women's Step Sister's Meeting

NA -

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday (open) - 8:00 p.m.

Friday (closed) - 7:00 p.m., Working Your Steps Meeting

Saturday (open) - 6:30 p.m., Book Study Meeting

Sunday (open) - 10:00 a.m., Spiritual Meeting

These meetings are held at the Price Alano Club.

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 Naranon - The group meets Monday at 8 p.m. at the Price Alano Club.

Area Recovery Meetings - Al-Anon - Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 p.m., 100 E. 100 N., Rm. 220, Price.

AA Meeting (open) - Monday, 8:00 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health.

AA Meeting (open) - Thursday, 8:00 p.m., Huntington Senior Center, 176 W. 100 N, (use back door entrance), Huntington, Utah.

AA Meeting (open) - Tuesday & Friday, 8:00 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, 105 W. Geneva Road (use back door entrance), East Carbon.

NA Meeting (open) - Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., 121 Berkeley, East Carbon.

AA Meeting (closed) - Tuesday & Friday, 6:30 p.m., Helper Mission.

AA Meeting (closed) - Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Helper Mission.

Note: Closed meetings: Alcoholics or Addicts Only! Open meetings: Anyone interested in recovery.

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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