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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 e-mailed to fyi@sunad.com. Items submitted after the deadline will run in the next week's FYI. All items are subject to editing.

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.

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 - Volunteers and board members are needed. Donations may be sent to HHCC, PO Box 724, Price, UT 84501. Residents may volunteer for workdays, donate aluminum cans, sponsor a fundraiser or obtain 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 or in Price, at 613-8494.

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 clinics - Utah Legal Services has scheduled free 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. For information, call the agency toll-free at 1-800-662-1563.

Price Main Street program - The 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 information, call the health district at 637-3671. Women ages 40 to 49 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 - Donations assist the elderly with transportation to medical appointments. Aluminum cans may be dropped off at Howa's on Carbonville Road. Local residents may also call the program at 637-9488 to make pick up arrangements. Cans must be bagged.

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

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

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.

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 at 637-3320, Brenda Pappas or Martha Bocook.

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 is Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. CFRC is a free lending library open to the community. Library includes items for children, teens, parents and grandparents. CFRC is located at Castle Valley Center, 755 N. Cedar Hills Drive, Price. Call the center for hours at 650-3830. Volunteers are needed.

CEU Library - 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, 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 hot line - 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 - Residents may donate tax-deductible garage/yard sale leftovers to the Golden Rule Mission in Helper.

Foster Care Foundation - 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 City Library will deliver books to shut-ins. Call the library at 472-5601.

Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; closed Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Story time hours are Tuesday at 5 p.m., Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Toddler story time is Monday at 11 a.m. To sign up for the summer reading program for ages 0-16, call the library . Sign up is also required to participate in reading with a PAWS animal Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The library is looking for old paperback books. For information, contact the library at 636-3188.

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.

Helper library - is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday. The library offers patron internet accessible computers and games are available to patrons. Hours are subject to change for more convenience. For information, contact the library during business hours at 472-5601. The library is looking for volunteers for improvements. The library will be partnering with Price City library's summer reading program.

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, call the senior citizens center at 637-0136.

Contra dance - Dancing will be the second Saturday of the month from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. A beginners session is slated at 7 p.m. at the CEU ballroom.

Sunnyside Rodeo - will be July 7 and July 8. Participants may sign up June 24 from 4 to 8 p.m at 435-336-2563 . The royalty contest will be June 25 at 5 p.m. at Sunnyside arena. Royalty consists of queen, first and second attendants 13 years or older and two princesses 12 years or younger.

CEU museum - Fees have changed. For more information about fees or memberships contact the museum at 613-5060.

Food Handler's Classes - Classes will be taught in Price July 11, Aug. 22 and Sept. 27 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department. Castle Dale classes will be July 13, Aug. 24, and Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department. Green River classes will be July 20 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the city hall. Fees required. For information, contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.

Events

International Days - Price city will present the event during the last week of July. The schedule includes:

July 27, opening ceremonies and a wave pool party.

July 28, booths, entertainment, recreation activities, a carnival and movies in the park.

July 29, Lions breakfast, pet contest, entertainment, booths, recreation and movies.

Limited booth space is available only by contacting the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce at 637-2788.

Community Daze - The Sunnyside-East Carbon event is slated July 7 and July 8 at Sunnyside Park. Activities include breakfast in the park, a parade, classic car show, booths, food entertainment, prizes, horseshoe tournament and movies. A rodeo will be presented July 8.

Rabbit show - The Southeastern Junior Livestock Show event is scheduled July 7 at 5 p.m. at the Ferron rodeo grounds. All breeds and pet rabbits are welcome. For information, contact Dan James at 435-384-3367.

Miss Carbon County Pageant - Scholarship pageant sign ups are available. Applications are due no later than July 1. Contact Amy Rasmussen at 650-4128 to sign up.

Canyon River Runners Art Show - is slated until June 30 at John Wesley Powell museum, 885 E. Main Street, Green River.

Castle Country Horse Show Association - Shows are slated at the Carbon County Fairgrounds on July 1, July 22, Aug. 13 and Sept. 2. Registration is at 8 a.m. Fees are required.

Clothing giveaway - is scheduled Aug. 4 at the family support and children's justice center in Price. For eight years, the center has organized the giveaway for children in the Castle Valley area who need clothes and supplies to start school. Residents are encouraged to donate new school supplies, new or gently used book bags, gift cards and gently used clothing and shoes by July 21 .For information or to arrange to have items picked up, residents may call the center at 637-0281.

Wellington Mountaineers Rodeo -is slated July 21 and July 22 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington arena. Contestant sign-ups open July 10 and close July 17. Contact Kathie Thayn after 6 p.m. at 636-0158.

Emery cheerleading clinic - UCA-United Cheerleading Association will visit Emery County and present a one-day clinic July 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for youth 5 years old to junior high age. Registration fees include lunch. To pre-register, contact Debbie Bunnell at 435-687-2632.

Wellington Pioneer Days - The schedule includes:

July 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., roast beef and lamb dinner, with entertainment by Jeff Simms.

July 22 from 7 to 9 a.m., breakfast in the park; 10 a.m. parade; 11 a.m., booths, food, entertainment and activities for kids; noon, horseshoe tournament and bean bag toss.

Huntington Heritage Days - will be presented July 2 though July 44. On July 2 a glee club fireside is planned at 8 p.m. at the LDS stake center,. July 3 activities at the city park include contest, 5 p.m.; ATV poker rid, 4 p.m.; idol contest, 6 p.m.; ice cream social, 7:30 p.m.; and bike ride, 6:30 p.m. July 4 park activities include a flag ceremony and fun run, 6 a.m.; breakfast, 7 a.m.; patriotic program, 11 a.m.; O'brien family band, noon; mid-life crisis, 2 p.m.; games, booths and food, all day. The kids parade will start at park on Main Street at 9 a.m. The parade will follow at 10 a.m. Fireworks are slated at the arena at dusk.

Veterans

VFW field service officer - will be at the Price workforce center July 20 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. to assist in preparing and documenting applications for VA benefits. Veterans should bring DD form 214, marriage/divorce papers, birth/adoption/death certificates and children's social security numbers.

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.

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 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.

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 are the second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the CEU music building.

Castle Country King Crawlers - CCKC conducts competitions and monthly trail rides. Club meetings are the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. From April to September, meeting are at King Crawler 4x4 at Carbon County Fairgrounds. From October to March, meets are at 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. Contact Fossat at 637-1488.

BACA - Bikers Against Child Abuse meet at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at 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. 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 Saturdays, 10 a.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.

Class Reunions

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

Carbon Class of 1976 - The 30th reunion is slated. Aug. 4 and Aug. 5. Residents with information about classmates or who would like more information may call Leslie Potts Tolley at 637-3829 or Phil Howa.

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

Carbon Class of 1956 - The 50th reunion will be Aug. 17 to Aug. 19 at Greenwell convention center. For information, contact Diane Morley at 637-8363 or Jeanne Taskar.

Support Groups

Recovery classes - are scheduled Monday to Friday at the Golden Rule Mission in Helper from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Classes include elapse prevention, Big Book, 12 steps, traditions, spirituality and life skills. AA is 6 p.m. daily.

Price Recovery group - meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the CEU computer building.

Recovery Inc. - The Price self-help group for people with nervous symptoms and fears meets Thursday at 7 p.m. at Banasky Insurance, located at 6 W. Main , Price.

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 , 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 meeting 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 Castleview classroom and the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at Active Re-Entry.

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 S. 1600 East, Price.

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. No fees required.

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

AA, NA and Al-Anon 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 and Thursday, 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.

Life Line pregnancy assistance and support - provides alternatives to abortion for women with unplanned pregnancies. Free pregnancy testing, verification of the pregnancy test, referrals to community resources, supportive counseling for all involved with the pregnancy, and layettes for newborns. 24 hour crisis line 636-0700. Donations and volunteers welcomed.

Look Good, Feel Better - This American Cancer Society program helps women address the appearance related side effects of cancer treatment. This program teaches beauty and hair techniques for women in active treatment. The group meets the first Monday of the Monday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Castleview Hospital. For more information to reserve a spot contact Debbie at 617-2120 ext. 5302.

Cancer resource center - needs volunteers to help staff the new center located at Castleview Hospital. For more information call Sharon at 800-234-0533.

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