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Castle Valley FYI


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 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.

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

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 Saturdays to frame, roof and winterize a wheelchair accessible house in Castle Dale. 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 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 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 time is Monday at 11 a.m. at the library and Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. at Castle Valley Center.

Book sale scheduled through June 9, excluding weekends. Volunteers are needed. Call the library at 636-3188.

The library will be closed May 27 to June 11 for inventory and will reopen June 12 at 9 a.m.

Tom McCormack will be at the Price Peace Gardens June 12 at 1 p.m. to start the summer reading program.

Summer reading begins from ages 0-16.

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. The library offers patron internet accessible computers. Hours are subject to change for more convenience. For information, contact the library during business hours at 472-5601. 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.

Women's Bible study group Interdenominational, interactive study sessions are 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 handlers classes - will be taught in Price on June 14 at 9 a.m., 4 and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah Health District, 28 South 100 East. Classes will be offered June 15 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the department in Castle Dale, 25 West Main. Fees are required. For information, call the Price office at 637-3671.

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 56th Annual Rodeo - the rodeo will be July 7 and July 8. Sign up with Georgia or Tiffany at 435-336-2563 June 24 from 4 to 8 p.m. The royalty contest will be June 25 at 5 p.m. at the Sunnyside arena. Royalty consists of queen, first and second attendants 13 years or older and two princesses 12 years or younger.

Spay/Neuter Clinic - June 27 at the Carbon County animal shelter. Micro-chipping and vaccinations available while veterinarian is present. Arrive early, space is limited. Intake 8 a.m. until full. Fee required. Fore more information contact 1-866-738-7349.

St. Anthony's Garage Sale - June 17 at the Parish Center, 400 West 100 North in Helper. Now taking donations, for more information contact Suzette at 613-1536.


Single adults ATV ride - is slated June 17 starting at 9:30 a.m. at Mayors Park on State Street in Ferron. Participants ages 35 to 65 should bring lunches. Dinner will be provided at the park after the ride.

Car show - will be presented June 17 at Helper City Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors are being accepted.

Helper Monte Carlo Night -The community development committee will present the activity June 17 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Helper Civic Auditorium. The event will include door prizes, a prize drawing and live music by Rock N' Country. For information, call Debbie Jones at 472-0255..

CEU Prehistoric Museum community art show - Featuring art from faculty and local artists, the exhibition will be through June 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 7 days a week at the museum.

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.

Beginning mountain biking classes - Co-ed summer session is scheduled through June 27 on Tuesday at 5 p.m. Women summer session is slated June 28 through Aug. 10 on Wednesday at 5 p.m. Contact Dondra Nance at 613-5243 for information.

Castle Country Horse Show Association - Shows are slated at the Carbon County Fairgrounds on June 10, July 1, July 22, Aug. 13 and Sept. 2. Registration is at 8 a.m. Fees are required.

Clothing giveaway - is scheduled July 14 at the family support and children's justice center. The center is accepting clothing and school supplies.

Ancient Land symposium - is slated June 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the College of Eastern Utah's San Juan campus.

Western Mining and Railroad Museum Heritage Week- June 8, a history of the California Zephyr, 6:30 p.m., at the Rio Theater. June 9, Legends of the Lost Rhoades Gold Mine at the Rio Theater at 6:30. June 10, family heritage day at the museum from 11 to 4 p.m., shootouts every 1/2 hour. Fore more information contact the museum at 472-3009.

Downtown alive - no meeting this month. Next meeting planned for July 26.

Play Day - June 10, signups 9 to 9:30 in the Carbon county roping arena. Events; barrels, poles, keyhole, speed barrels, musical chairs, rock race and newspaper race. There is a fee for entry.

Volunteer Pride Week - June 17 to June 24, volunteer to donate your time you would use on your own home or property. For more information contact Shari at 637-5010.

Wellington Mountaineer's Rodeo - July 21 and 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.


VFW field service officer - will be at the Price workforce center June 8 and June 22 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.

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.

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

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 - 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 637-3829 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. The following people still need to be contacted: Terry Aplanalp, Theodore Andrews, Carol Clair Albrecht, Marlene Dixson Jensen, Tom Hannah, Carl Hunt, Caroline Jacobson, Jeanne Letellier, Phyllis Levitt, Hal Lines, Max Lopez, Dennis Munson, Connie Pierce North, Connie Rudd Rohbock, Tom Smith, Doris Chidester Trease and Jeanee Wooten. Contact Diane Morley at 637-8363 or Jeanne Taskar.

Support Groups

Recovery classes - are scheduled at the Golden Rule Mission in Helper Monday to Friday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Include elapse prevention, Big Book, 12 steps and 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. - Price group 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.

Women cancer support groups - meet the first Monday of the Monday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Castleview Hospital.

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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