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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 at 5 S. Carbon Avenue, Price. Contact the society at 637-0588 for appointments. Doghouses are needed and members will collect donations at local residences. The group is also looking for interested people to come on board. For details, call Nancy Boyle, Brenda Pappas or Martha Bocook.

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 - is accepting home applications. Applicants must complete 20 hours of work for the group, have been turned down for a conventional home loan and have a stable income. 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.

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.

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. Residents may call the program at 637-9488 to make pick up arrangements. Cans must be bagged.

Utah Youth Village - 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.

Castleview Hospital Auxiliary - The Pink Ladies are accepting applications. 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.

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 are 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.

Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; closed Sunday and holidays. Story time is 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. The library is looking for old paperback books and doing food for fines. All donations go to the local food bank. For information, contact the library at 636-3188. Teen night will be Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. Call or stop by the library to sign up.

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 - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 1:30 to 7 p.m.; Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Extra hours for study groups may be arranged. For information, contact the library during business hours at 472-5601.

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

Contra dance - Dancing is 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.

CEU museum - A program for children ages 5 to 12 will begin Sept. 9 and run the second Saturday of the month. Activities will be presented in the classroom from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Space is limited to 20 participants per Saturday. People interested in attending may contact Shawna Carroll at 613-5760. For additional information, contact the museum.

Food handlers classes - will be taught Sept. 27 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department in Price. Castle Dale classes will be Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department. Fees are required. For information, contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.

Acoustic music program - The old country and western music program is open to guitar, fiddle, mandolin, base, banjo and harmonica players and singers of all ages. People interested in participating Wednesday evenings may contact Neldon Huff at 650-0049.

Carbon County Farm Bureau Federation - will meet Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the commissioners chambers. Current policies, by-laws and elections will be discussed.

San Rafael Museum -will be open from noon until 4 p.m. on Sept. 16. For information, contact Janet Petersen at 435-381-5252.

USDA Conservation Service - Sign ups for farm bill programs will close Nov. 15 for the 2007. For information, contact the county service center at 637-0041.

Events

Culture Connection -Oct. 13, the Cluffs bluegrass band; Nov. 9-11, 13, 16-18, 20, Godspell by Castle Valley Community Theater; Dec. 3, the Messiah. Summer concerts are presented in the Price Peace Gardens at 7:30 p.m. Fall concerts will move to the Price Civic Auditorium.

Teen Miss/Little Miss Carbon County - The pageant will be in November. The teen event is open to 14- to 17-year-olds and little miss is for ages 8 to 10. Contact Amy Rasmussen at 650-4128 for information.

Veterans

VFW field service officer - will be at Price workforce center Sept. 28 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 9 p.m. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Games are on Sunday at 1 p.m. For information, call the 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

Slovenian Home - A Sunday luncheon will be presented Sept. 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. for members and guests.

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 third Tuesday of the month at 7 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 - meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Kraync Motor, 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 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.

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 Dispatch. 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 , 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.

Castle Valley barrel races - start at 7 p.m. Jackpots are Thursdays. For information, call Barbara West at 637-7819.

CUSCRA - meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Log Palace at 7 p.m. For information, call Vickie Birch at 637-5669.

Utah Friends and Paleontology - Meets second Tuesday each month from Sept. to March at 7 p.m. in the upstairs classroom of the CEU Prehistoric Museum. For information contact Leland Jonas at 637-7126.

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 relapse 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.

Grieving parent 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 - meets Monday at 8 p.m. at the Alano Club.



Grief support group - Open to all residents who have lost loved ones, the group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Road. For information, contact Active Re-Entry at 637-4950

AA, NA and Al-Anon meetings - The schedule includes:

AA (open), daily, noon, Price Alano Club, 1267 Carbonville Road.

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

Al-Anon, Wednesday, 7 p.m. 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.

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

AA Stepsisters (closed), Tuesday, 4 p.m., Price Alano Club.

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, 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., ABC learning center, 102 Grassy Trail.

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. Services include free pregnancy testing, verification of the pregnancy test, referrals to community resources, supportive counseling for all involved with the pregnancy and layettes for newborns. The 24-hour crisis line number is 636-0700. Donations and volunteers welcomed.

Look Good, Feel Better - The American Cancer Society program helps women address the appearance related side effects of treatment. The group meets the first Monday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Castleview Hospital.

Cancer resource center - needs volunteers to staff the facility at Castleview Hospital.

Teen Parenting Class - Mondays and Wednesdays at the Light House from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 36 hours will equal 1 elective credit. For information call 637-0281.

Schools

Carbon High library open house - The library will host a continental breakfast Sept. 15 at 7:30 a.m. for students and parents to celebrate its reopening. Carbon and San Juan districts are participating in a national young adults reading grant. The district receives free young adult fiction and non-fiction books. The open house will kick off the 2006-2007 young adults reading program.

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