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Antibiotic resistant bacteria study - University of Utah School of Medicine and HealthInsight researchers will conduct community screenings for children ages 6 months to 6 years old living in Price at Kmart on the following dates: April 19, 2 to 7 p.m.; and April 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will receive a cash card and gift. Children must have an 84501 zip code as well as birth dates between April 1, 1996 and Oct. 1, 2001. For information, contact study leader Cindy McFarlane at 636-8496.

Helper cleanup - City crews will pick up yard debris, shrubs and branches cut into four-foot lengths during the cleanup effort. Debris should be stacked off the roadways and sidewalks. Crews will not backtrack or haul off furniture and appliances. The schedule includes:

Through April 19, east Helper.

April 22 to April 26, Locust, Maple, Poplar and Main Street, south U.S. Highway 6.

Carbon Republican Party convention - is scheduled April 25 at 7 p.m. in room 207 at Price City Hall. For information, contact Woody Carter during the day at 613-0500.

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.

Heads up 2002 safety checks - Safe Kids and local Masons will provide bike helmet, car seat and life safety house checks May 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Price fire station, 87 North 200 East. Car seats and helmets will be available for purchase.

Child development screenings - will be offered April 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southeastern Utah Health District in Price. Free screenings include vision, hearing, speech/language, dental and developmental. Physicals will be available on a sliding scale fee or medical card basis. Results will used for possible enrollment in available programs or preschools. Bring children's birth certificates and immunization records. For appointments or information, contact Head Start at 637-4960, extension 109.

Flu vaccination clinics - are scheduled at the public health department Monday to Friday from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

CASA - Court appointed special advocates are trained community volunteers appointed by judges to speak for children appearing in court. Screenings are conducted on all volunteers. For information, call CASA coordinator Tarasina Compagni at 636-3431.

Frontier project - is looking for clean, used clothing for families and children in need. To donate, contact the project at 637-1497.

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. Meetings are open to the public.

Carbon County RSVP - Volunteers ages 55 year and older are needed. Mileage reimbursement and liability insurance provided. For information, contact the RSVP office at 637-9118.

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.

Cans for Care-A-Van - The service is conducting an aluminum can drive to help defray the costs of providing transportation to medical appointments for the elderly and people with disabilities. Bagged cans may be dropped off at Howa's. For pickup, call the office at 637-9488.

Carbon County Humane Society - The non-profit organization offers monthly spay and neuter clinics at 98 North Carbon Avenue in Price. The group needs old towels and blankets. Members will pick up good used items for the group's rummage sale. For information, call the humane society at 637-2908.

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.

Carbon County Housing Authority - The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The children's library is open to housing residents Thursday from 1 to 3 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.

AA, Alanon - Meetings are conducted at the following locations:

Sunday - noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 7 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health, open, Castle Valley group.

Monday - noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., Four Corners, open, Castle Valley Group.

Tuesday - noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, open; 8 p.m. Castle Dale Four Corners Mental Health.

Wednesday - noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., 90 N. 100 East, Price, open, Coal Sober, AA, Alanon, Alateen.

Thursday - noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., Huntington senior citizens center, open.

Friday - noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 6:30 p.m., Union Gospel Mission, Helper, group; 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, open; 8 p.m., old Reeves school, Price, open.

Saturday - noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., 90 N. 100 East, Price, Coal Sober & Alanon, open; 7 p.m., Orangeville Union Hall, open.

Narcotics Anonymous - Meetings are conducted Monday, 7:30 p.m., at Castle Dale Four Corners Mental Health.

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.

Helper library - Hours are Monday through Wednesday from noon until 8 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.; closed Friday, Sunday and daily from 2:30 to 3 p.m. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.

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.; closed Sunday. Story hour is Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Children Pet Pals activities are Tuesday from 5 to 5:30 p.m. For information, call library at 636-3188.

CEU library -Hours are Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Break hours vary. 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.

Women's cancer support group - meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview's classroom Located in room 104, the cancer library is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For information, contact Sherry King at 637-4800, extension 3510.

Helper mining museum - From Oct. 1 to April 30, hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From May 1 to Sept. 30, hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tours may be scheduled. For information, contact Helen Tonc at 472-3009.

Prehistoric museum - From April 1 to Oct. 31, hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. From Nov. 1 to March 31, hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For information, call the museum at 613-5060.

Habitat for Humanity - Scheduled activities include:

April 20, golf tournament at Green River State Park; team fees required.

May 4, bowling fundraiser at Country Lanes, per person fees with six members on a team.

Application deadline for homes being constructed in Castle Dale is June 30. Sweat equity, monthly mortgage and escrow payments as well as the willingness to partner with habitat for the term of a loan are required. Volunteers and donations are welcomed. For information, call Habitat at 636-3230 or stop by the office in the Carbon County Courthouse.

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 department at 637-3671 to schedule appointments.

Infant immunization clinics - The health district in Price offers the clinics Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

ABC Learning Center - has books, computers and activities for adults and children. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. 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 manned by representatives the second Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., excluding a half-hour lunch. For information, residents may call Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213.

Single mothers - Bringing Hope Foundation meets are Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Price Community Center. Single mothers share experiences and learn about community resources. No fees required. Participants must enroll by contacting the foundation at 637-5542.

Caregivers support group - meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at in room 140 at 375 S. Carbon Avenue, Price. For information, contact Lisa Perla at 637-4950.

Eating disorder support group - meets the first Thursday of the month at the Price hospital. For information, contact Sunni Olson at 636-8344.

Caring adult program - Interested residents are encouraged to contact the program at 613-5284.


Castle Valley Center accepting wheelchairs, walkers - The center will write donation receipts for tax record for residents providing used wheelchairs, walkers, etc., to assist students in the Carbon and Emery area. Donated equipment may be dropped off at the center, 755 N. Cedar Hills Drive, Price. For information, contact the school at 637-9150. CHS Class of 1952 reunion - is planned July 26 and July 27. Organizers are looking for addresses for Gloria Sacco Arnone, Mary Ann Patten Saltzgiever, Boyd Marshall, LeGrande Graham, Richard Judd, Shirley Watson Russom, Marie Frabizio Bragazzi, Clara Montoya Lopez, Cyloneya Kester Miller, Rita Lucero Roth, Mary Newell, Wallace Mayo, Mildred Brackus Paczowski, Carol Jones Paul, Doyle Blackham, Mike Hatzidakis, LeRoy Jones, Shirley Jones, Della Rae Jensen, Joyce Curb, Sheila Dorius, Horace Oliphant, Betty Edwards, Bruce Wall, Sharleen Cox Stringham, Flora Meyer, Bessie Pierce, Leona Quinn, Robert Hansen, Kenneth Boren, Francis Forinash, Bob Montoya, Pat Webb, Ardella Doss, David Chidester, Grant Powell, Tom Ryan, Eileen Toronjo, Robert Tinnell and Audrey Ide. Contact Ileen Potts Gibbons at 637-6126.

CEU Eagle dancer spring show - will be presented April 19 at 7 p.m. at the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center.

Gallery East - hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, contact CEU's Gallery East at 613-5225.

Yearbook archives - College of Eastern Utah Library is looking for copies of CEU and Carbon High yearbooks its archives. The missing years include 1928, 1933, 1939, 1955, 1959, 1961 and 1966. The WWII years are also missing, but the library is not positive if any were produced during the war. Contact the CEU library at 613-5209. Donations may also be mailed to College of Eastern Utah Library, 451 E. 400 North Price, UT 84501.


Special Olympics - The track and field meet is slated May 10. The event will be presented at the CEU track. Castle Valley Center is accepting donations to purchase ribbons, trophies, medals, prizes and lunch for participants. Donated funds also help to carry on the program throughout the school year.

Relay for Life - Residents interested in assisting on a committee or forming a team to participate in the American Cancer Society's 2002 event are encouraged to contact Becky Kloepfer at 472-8295 or Terri Lott at Carbon Credit Union.

Memory Wall - Residents wishing to have photos displayed during the American Cancer Society event may contact Mary Dickerson at 637-0964.

CEU Ballet Repertory Ensemble - Spring concerts include the following 7:30 p.m. performances at Geary Theater: April 25 and April 27, classical; April 26 and April 28, contemporary.

Price Cultural Connection - Eastern Utah Wind Symphony, directed by Gregory Benson and featuring guest artis Matthew Murchison, will present a free performance April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Price Civic Auditorium.


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.

WWII PT boats, bases and tenders reunion - is planned Aug. 1-5 at Salt Lake's Sheraton City Centre Hotel. For information, contact Duane Renville at 701-549-2691 or PO Box 424, Walhalla, ND 58282.


Price Ladies of Elks - Installation of officers is set May 1 at the lodge. Meetings will resume Sept. 8. For information, contact Susan Etzel at 637-5772.

Castlegate Posse shoot-out - is slated April 26 to April 28 at Cedar Mountain. The schedule includes: Friday, mandatory shooters safety meeting at 9 a.m., followed by six stage match at 9:30 a.m.; Saturday, mandatory safety meeting at 9 a.m., followed by six stage match at 9:30 a.m. and evening awards dinner; Sunday, side matches and awards at 8 a.m. Participants will break for lunch. SASS rules apply.

BETA SIGMA PHI - The founder's day dinner is planned April 30 at 7 p.m. at Farlaino's Cafe. For reservations, contact Rose Craven at 637-1706, Necial Erramouspe, Juanita Richards, Pat Frandsen or Lianne Milovich after 6 p.m. Reservation deadline is April 20.

Castle Country Quilt Guild - meets the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the senior citizens center. For information, call Pat Scherschel at 472-8203.

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

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 Monday of the month from 1 to 3 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, commandery alternating), first Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Utah Eastern Shrine Club. Contact Norman Smith for information.

Adoption Crossroads of Utah - meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., in the conference room at CEU's computer business building. For information, call Marlane Tufts at 637-7684.

Castle Valley Archaeology Society - meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact Jeanette Evans at 637-0044

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 or Duane Taylor at 613-5060.

Carbon County Model Railroaders - The group meets Thursday at 7 p.m. For information, call Terry Wheeler at 636-0681.

Carbon County Historical Society - meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Price Community Center. 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.

Castle Country OHV - meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the upstairs room at city hall. The group posts information on issues regarding land use and road closures on its website at For information, contact Tony Koss at 637-5145.

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