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Castle Valley FYI

By Sun Advocate


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 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 along with additional qualifications. 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. 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.
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 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; closed Saturday, 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. Sign up is required to participate in reading with a PAWS animal Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The summer reading program party will be Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. in Washington Park. The library will be closed Aug. 8 from noon until 3:30 p.m. Reading part for children 4-9 grades will be Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. The library will close early Aug 17 at 11:45 a.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. The library delivers books to shut-ins. Hours are subject to change for convenience. For information, contact the library during business hours at 472-5601. The library is looking for volunteers for improvements.
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 – Fees have changed. Brushstrokes and Bronze. Exhibit will continue through Sept. 30, featuring Joseph Venus, Gary Prazen, James Madsen and Dan Blanton. For information about fees or memberships, contact the museum at 613-5060. Rates of memberships will remain the same.
Food handlers classes – will be taught in Price 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. Fees are required. For information, contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.


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. For information, residents may call the center at 637-0281.
Culture Connection – The schedule includes Aug. 10, Anique Welch; Aug. 17, Encore of Olie and Frankie; Aug. 24, Spanish choir; Aug. 31, Full Throttle. All concerts in the Price Peace Gardens at 7:30 p.m.
Canyon day celebration – The picnic will be Aug. 12 at Helper park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A potluck dinner will be at 12:30 p.m.. Meat and rolls will be furnished. There will be a prize drawing for items donated by participants. Bring chairs.
Castle Country King Crawlers Kids Fair – is slated Aug. 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the 4X4 park for a radio control competition. Youth 12 years of age or younger will operate battery powered vehicles. Participants ages 13 to 100 will operate gas powered vehicles. Registration is at 9 a.m.
Sunnyside reunion – The reunion will be Aug. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Sunnyside Park. Meat trays will be furnished but bring your own potluck dish. Also bring your table settings.
Labor Day camp out – There will be a fee per vehicle for one or all three days. Preferred final registration will be Sept. 2 at 7:30 a.m. at the Spanish Trail Arena, Moab. All three-day camping trips depart Sept. 2 for Hole in the Rock, Dolores Triangle and Lockhart Basin. For information, contact Red Rock 4-Wheelers at 435-259-ROCK.
Flockers event – The two-day outdoor event will be presented Aug. 11 and Aug. 12 at Nine Mile Ranch. Participation fees required, with tent and camper space available. Workshops include Nine Mile Canyon rock art tours, trap shooting, gun safety and mountain biking. For information or to register, contact Dondra Nance at 637-4719.
Carbon-Emery County reunion – Planned for all Castle Valley residents, the event is slated Sept. 4 at noon at the main grove in Fairmont Park, 2361 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City. Bring snacks, old pictures, year books, lawn chairs and beverages. For information, Carbon and Emery County residents may contact Larry Marinoni at 801-943-1994.
Arapeen ATV Jamboree – Sept. 4 to Sept. 8 in Ferron. Fees are required.


VFW field service officer – will be at the Price workforce center Aug. 24 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 – The picnic will be Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. at south Price park. 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 Day picnic – is planned Aug. 6 from noon until 5 p.m. at the pavilion in Washington Park, 250 E. 500 North, Price. Ethnic food will be served, with music provided by Frank and Ollie. The event is open to the public.
Castle Country Horse Show Association – Shows are slated at the Carbon County Fairgrounds on Aug. 13 and Sept. 2. Registration is at 8 a.m. Fees are required.
Elks 1550 – The club is seeking an assistant coach for the boxing club.
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 4×4 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 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. 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.

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.
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.
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 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 – 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.


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 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.
Carbon Class of 1996 – The 10-year class reunion will be Aug. 19. For information, contact Paul Metelko at 820-8880.

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