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Deadline for FYI - is Tuesday at 5 p.m. Submissions may be sent by regular mail, dropped off at the office at 845 East Main in Price or emailed to Items submitted after the deadline will run in the next week's FYI if timely. All items are subject to editing.

Carbon County Youth Commission - Applications to serve on the commission are being accepted through April 21. The commission is designed to give youth a chance to share opinions while working with local government on a variety of issues. Applications may be picked up from Sandy Lehman at the county commissioners office at 120 E. Main Street, Price.

Helper burn period - will be until May 3. Burn permits are required and may be picked up for free at the Helper fire and police departments.

Eating Disorders Seminar - College of Eastern Utah's student counseling office is sponsoring an eating disorders seminar April 20 from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Little Theatre. There is no charge to attend. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Tracy Kitchen at 613-5326.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration - will be presented May 6. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Miners Food Town Store and end at Sunnyside park. The celebration will start at East Carbon City Park at noon. Activities include Mexican food, free games for kids, a climbing wall, raffle and more, Mexican dance with live music from 8 p.m. until midnight. Anyone interested in running a food booth may contact Marina Archuleta at 888-2249.

Free child screenings - The early intervention program, Emery School District preschool and Head Start will screen children April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for possible admission/enrollment into available programs or preschool at the Southeastern Utah Health District, 28 S. 100 East, Price. Residents may call Head Start at 613-8494, extension 101, to schedule appointments or for more information. Residents should bring children's birth certificates and immunization records to appointments Screenings include vision, hearing, speech/language, developmental and immunization check.

Wellington youth rodeo - Youth up to age 16 may register to participate in the Wellington Mountaineer's junior rodeo series May 6 and May 20. Registration for three age groups will start at 10 am at Wellington arena. Three age groups. For more information and sign-ups, youth may call Kathie Thayn at 636-0158.

Free tutoring - Carbon High School FBLA members are offering free tutoring services to students in a variety of subjects. For information, contact Carbon High School at 637-2463.

Helper spring cleanup - will be in effect the month of April. City crews will pic up furniture, appliances, metal, cement and branches, which must be cut in four-foot lengths. All debris must be placed in separate piles. No cars or car parts will be picked up. There will be no backtracking a and stacks must be placed next to the curb, off the road and sidewalks. The pick-up schedule includes:

April 17 to April 28 - east Helper, east Martin, Locust Street, Maple Street, Poplar Street, Main Street, east of U.S. 6.

Carbon County Humane Society - offers clinics the second Tuesday of the month in the basement at 5 South Carbon Avenue in Price. Contact the group at 637-0588 for appointments.

Family Support and Children's Justice Center - is updating its community resource book. Residents may contact the center at 637-0281.

Days of '47 pageant - For qualification information and applications, local residents may contact Marie Sandbeck at 637-7688.

Pinnacle Canyon Academy Parent/Faculty Association - meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the school.

Immunization clinic hours - Clinics are scheduled at Southeastern Utah Health District Monday through Thursday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Castle Country Habitat for Humanity - will work every Saturday possible to frame, roof and winterize a wheelchair accessible house in Castle Dale for a single mom, four children, and her care-giver. Volunteers are needed; especially a construction supervisor. Board members are also needed. Donations may be sent to HHCC, PO Box 724, Price, UT 84501. Residents may volunteer for workdays, donate aluminum cans, help sponsor a fundraiser or get applications by calling Katherine Foster at 650-0074.

Head Start - Head Start is a free preschool program for children ages 3 to 5. Early Head Start is a free program for prenatal women and infants 0-3. The program offers prenatal health and education services, child development education, home visits, group activities, family and community partnerships. For qualification information, residents may contact Head Start in Wellington, 637-4960 or in Price, at 613-8494. Applications are being accepted for both programs.

East Carbon Neighborhood Watch - Sunnyside, Columbia and East Carbon residents are urged to attend Neighborhood Watch meetings the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the senior center .

Free Legal Clinic - Utah Legal Services has scheduled free legal clinics the second and fourth Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the district court complex, 149 E. 100 South, Price Residents should bring all documents pertaining to questions or cases. For information or appointments, call the agency toll-free at 1-800-662-1563.

Price Main Street program board meets the first Wednesday of the month at noon in room 207 of Price City Hall. For more information, contact Melanie Steele at 820-1290.

Women's Cancer Screening - Women 50 years of age or older may qualify for a free breast and cervical cancer exams and mammograms. For call 637-3671. Women between 40 and 49 years old may qualify for a low cost exam.

Carbon County RSVP - Residents who would like to lend a helping hand or need volunteers may contact the Price office at 637-9118 or the East Carbon office at 888-2223..

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.

Utah Youth Village - Carbon and Emery residents interested in becoming proctor parents may contact Lisa Peirce at 1-888-226-6557.

Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - is looking for adult volunteers to feed orphaned animals and birds and clean facilities. Donations are always accepted. Dedicated hunter hours may be worked through the program. Call Debbie Pappas at 650-3441 for information.

Pro-Care - The after school is seeking high school students and adult volunteers to help with daily activities at local elementary schools and substitute for regular VISTA workers when necessary. Candidates must pass background checks prior to volunteering. Training will be provided. For more information, contact Connie Staley at 613-3123 or a local elementary school.

Doghouses needed - Carbon County Humane Society members will collect donated doghouses at local residences.

Castleview Hospital Auxiliary - The Pink Ladies are accepting applications for volunteers. Contact Sherline Riche at 472-5278 or Norma Baker..

Girl Scouts - Adults or girls ages 5 to 18 interested in Girl Scouts may contact Patti Rigby at 637-1613 after 6 p.m.

Helper community development committee - meets Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the civic auditorium

Children's story, craft hour - CEU Museum will host children's story and craft hour Fridays at 2 p.m. in the discovery room. Call the museum at 637-5060 for information.

Humane Society - Looking for interested people to be on board. Please call for details, Nancy Boyle 637-3320, Brenda Pappas 637-2208, or Martha Bocook 637-4996.

CASA volunteers needed - Court appointed special advocate volunteers are men and women who want to help abused and neglected children. Residents interested in volunteering may contact the CASA coordinator, at (435) 381-5595.

Carbon Family Resource Center - Story Time every Wednesday at 11:15 am. CFRC is a free lending library open to everyone in our community. Our library includes items for children, teens, parents and grandparents. CFRC is located in Castle Valley Center, 755 N. Cedar Hills Drive, Price. Call the center for hours at 650-3830. Volunteers are needed.

CEU Library - Winter hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The library is closed on weekends during school breaks. For information or questions, contact the library at 613-5209.

Foster Grandparents - Volunteers needed. Individuals who are at least 60 years old, have a limited income and time to share with children may qualify. FGP volunteers serve 20 hours per week. For information, call the program at 613-0987.

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.

Golden Rule Mission - Donate your garage/yard sale leftovers to the Golden Rule Mission in Helper. Tax deductible.

Foster Care Foundation - Carbon-Emery residents interested in becoming foster parents may contact Heather Ogden at 636-0210.

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.

Books for Shut-ins - Helper Library will deliver books to shut-ins. Call the library at 472-5601.

Price Library - Winter hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Closed Sunday and holidays. Story time hours are Tuesday at 5 p.m., Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Toddler time is Monday at 11 a.m. at the library and Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. at Castle Valley Center. Teen night is April 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Teen Night is April 20 at 6:30 p.m. CEU Cosmetology will be doing boys and girls hair do's. Come join the fun. Call the library with questions at 636-3188.

The Scholastic book fair is slated May 8 to May 12.

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.

Square dancing -is scheduled the first and third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Karl Peterson Center located at 107 S. Carbon Avenue, Price. For information, residents may call the senior citizens center at 637-0136.

Christ centered 12-step meetings - are Sunday at 4 p.m. at 550 East 100 South, Price. For information, residents may contact Pastor Tim Crawford at the church at 637-0141 or Chad Keele.

Women's Bible study group Interdenominational, interactive study sessions ate Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the lower fellowship hall of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Bibles are necessary and a concordance would be helpful. For information, contact Leslie Caza at 637-1162.

Food Handler's Classes - classes will be taught in Price May 16 and June 14 at 9 a.m., 4 and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District Health Department, located at 28 South 100 East. Classes in Castle Dale will be May 18 and June 15 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Health Department located at 25 West Main St. There will be a Green River Class May 10 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Green River City Hall. There is a fee for the classes. For more information call Dr. Claron Bjork at 637-3671 in Price or Lori at 381-2252 in Castle Dale.


Nine Mile Cleanup Day - sponsored by the Nine Mile Coalition and Nine Mile Canyon Advisory Board on April 22. The public is invited to participate. Meet at the Daddy Canyon picnic area at 9 a.m. Bring your own lunch or a dish for the pot luck.

Sunday Luncheon - held by Slovenian Home on April 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Members and their guests welcome.

Culture Connection Events - April 27, Eastern Utah Wind Symphony. 7:30 p.m., CEU Geary Theatre.

20th Reunion Car Show - will be presented June 17 at Helper City Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors are being accepted for the car show.

Student art exhibition - is scheduled through April 28 at CEU's Gallery East. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Buckhorn Archers 3-D shoot - will be May 6 at Bear Creek Campground. Practice will be at 8 a.m. and shotgun will start at 10 a.m. For information, residents may contact Randy O'Neil at 435-384-3393.

Notre Dame Smorgasbord - the Notre Dame Storm Troopers relay for life team is holding a stormin' smorgasbord. This will be held at the Fairground Convention Center April 26 at 6 p.m. For more information contact Star Byrge at 820-1547.

S.N.P.J. - Helper lodge # 689 is celebrating their 75th anniversary April 30. There will be a dinner that night for lodge members.


VFW field service officer - will be at the Price workforce service center May 18 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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.

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 1 p.m. to 10 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 VFW Post at 637-7424.

Veterans employment representative - is available Monday through Friday at the department of workforce services, 475 West Price River Drive. The representative will answer questions about benefits and assist with applications, employment and veterans issues. Contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.

Price American Legion Post 3 - meets the first and third Thursday of each month at the post home - 27 N. 100 W.

American Legion Auxiliary - meets the third Tuesday of the month. For information, call Veloy Wilder at 637-0290 or Ruth Rich.

Club Notes

MOPS - The Mothers of Preschoolers group meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Price Chapel.

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers - The meeting schedule includes:

Helper Balance Rock Camp meets the second Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. Contact Jo Simmons for information at 472-8329.

East Carbon Geneva Camp meets the first Thursday of the month at 1 p.m.Contact Brenda Richardson for information at 888-2425. J

Price Juniper Camp meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the senior citizens center. Contact Larue Bates for information at 637-6556.

Price Sarah Jane Powell meets the third Tuesday of the month at 2:30 p.m. at the Villa. Contact Sarah Mae Sheehan for information at 637-9618.

Wellington Log Cabin Camp meets the second Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m.

Price Sunflower Camp meets the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the senior center. Contact Janice D'Ambrosio for information at 637-3484.

Castle Country Players - Free acoustic jam sessions the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the CEU Music building, corner of 3rd East and 4th North.

Castle Country King Crawlers (CCKC) - CCKC hold competitions and monthly trail rides. Club meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. April-September located at the King Crawler 4x4 in Carbon County Fairgrounds, and October-March in the county GIS building. For information call Scott Edwards at 613-0204.

Castle Country Quilters - Meet on the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Price Senior Citizens Center. For more information call Leslie Hannay at 637-6857.

Bowling league scores - League secretaries should report high scores weekly to Rose Fossat. For information, contact Fossat at 637-1488.

BACA - Bikers Against Child Abuse meet at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at the Kraync Motor Company located at 98 South 300 East in Price.

Castle Country Fiber Guild - meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For information contact Michelle Goldsmith at 650-3290.

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.

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.

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

Castle Valley Barrel Races - will begin April 13 at the Carbon Couny fairgrounds. They will be at 6 p.m. the month of April and at 7 p.m. beginning in May. Jackpots almost every Thursday. For more information contact Barbara West at 637-7819.

Class Reunions

Emery High Class of 1986 - Members should contact Gary Gilbert at 443-415-6894 with email addresses to receive updated information. Local volunteers to organize the event are needed.

Carbon Class of 1976 - is planning its 30th class reunion, slated. Aug. 4 and Aug. 5. Residents with information about classmates or who would like more information may call Leslie Potts Tolley at 637-6130 or Phil Howa.

Carbon Class of 1961 - The 45th class reunion will be June 23 and June 24. For information about the event, CHS Class of '61 members may contact Anne Marie Holdaway Marinoni at 801-943-1994.

Support Groups

Recovery Classes - at the Golden Rule Mission, Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Relapse Prevention, Big Book, 12 Steps and Traditions, Spirituality, Life Skills. AA 6 p.m. nightly.

Recovery Inc. - Price group meets Thursday at 7 p.m. at Banasky Insurance, 6 W. Main , Price. Use back door entrance.

Reach to Recovery - The American Cancer Society program matches a diagnosed breast cancer patient with a trained survivor who can answer questions and address concerns. For information or to schedule a visit, residents may call the organization toll-free at 1-800-ACS-2345.

MS support group- meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room at Southeastern Utah Health District, 28 S. 100 East, Price. Wheelchair accessible. For information, call the health department at 637-0712.

Price Alano Club - The meetiing schedule includes:

AA (open), Monday and Sunday, 1 p.m., Nooners; Wednesday and Saturday (open), 8 p.m., Coal Sober; Tuesday, 4 p.m., Step Sisters, women only; all meetings are at Price Alano Club.

NA (open), Monday and Tuesday, noon, and Monday, 8 p.m., Serenity Group, Four Corners Mental Health; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday (open), 6 p.m., Price Alano Club; Friday (closed), 7 p.m., Price Alano Club; Saturday (open), 6:30 p.m., 484 W. 300 South , number 5, , Wellington.

Nar-Anon, Monday (open), 8 p.m., Price Alano Club.

Grief Support Group - For parents who have lost a child, the group meets Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the classroom at Castleview Hospital.

FUTURES - The Carbon County NAMI affiliate, a support group developed for families who have children with challenges, meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. The first Wednesday is designated as a caregiver support night. The third Wednesday is family activity night,.

Scooter & Wheelchair Users ADA Support Group - meets the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. at the housing authority, 251 South 1600 East, Price.

Domestic violence support groups - are scheduled weekly. For information, call the 24-hour crisis line at 637-6589.

Weight loss surgery support, education, motivation - For meeting information, contact Irene Fossat 637-5344.

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.

Recovery meetings - The schedule includes the following meetings:

Al-Anon, Wednesday, 7 p.m. upstairs, Methodist Church, 10 N. 200 East, Price.

Al-Anon, Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m., room 220, 100 E. 100 North, Price.

AA (open), Monday, 8 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health.

AA (open), Thursday, 8 p.m., Huntington senior center, 176 West 100 North.

AA (open), Tuesday and Friday, 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, 105 West Geneva Road.

AA (closed), Tuesday and Friday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

AA (closed), Sunday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

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

AA (open), Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Coal Sober.

AA, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

NA (open) Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 8 p.m.; Friday (closed), 7 p.m.;

Saturday (open), 6:30 p.m., Price Alano Club.

NA, Tuesday andThursday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.

NA (open), Sunday, 4 p.m., Whitmore Square Apartment Community Center, East Carbon.

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.

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.

Realtors Relay for Life fundraisers - Realtors will sell Cold Stone Creamery cake certificates April 29 and spaghetti dinner tickets May 4 as part of an American Cancer Society fundraiser from 4:30 to 8 pm. at the United Methodist Church, 10 N. 200 East in Price. Carry out will be available, but residents should bring containers. For information, residents may contact any real estate office.

A yard sale is also planned May 6 from 9 2 p.m. at 962 North 100 East in Price.

St. Anthony's bake sale - will be April 15 at the old Helper cafe from 9 to 11 a.m.

CEU Honors Banquet - will be May 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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