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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 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.
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 applications. Volunteers along with board and committee members are needed. Donations may be sent to PO Box 724, Price, UT 84501. The office is located at 150 S. 700 E. Price, UT. For information, contact the organization at 637-9701.
East Carbon Neighborhood Watch – meetings are 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.
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.
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. The 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.
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.
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 Golden Rule Mission in Helper.
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 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; closed Sunday and holidays. Story time is Monday at 11 a.m. for toddlers, Tuesday at 5 p.m., Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. The library is looking for old paperback books. Residents interested in English as a second language or basic literacy classes may contact the library. For information, call 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. The center are also collecting for displaced families. The center will only accept furniture items if they have families in need.
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.
CEU museum – A program for children ages 5 to 12 is slated 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 – are scheduled Dec. 6 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Price at Southeastern Utah Health District, 28 South 100 East. Classes are also planned Nov. 16 and Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department in Castle Dale. Fees are required. For information, call Claron Bjork at 6537-3671.


Cinco de Mayo – committee is seeking Carbon County residents interested in helping plan next year’s celebration. Contact Ruby Cardova or the East Carbon City Hall at 888-6613.
Messiah rehearsals – are scheduled for singers Thursday at 7 p.m. at Emery High School and Sunday at 7 p.m. at CEU’s music building.
Culture Connection -The schedule includes Dec. 3, the Messiah, 7:30 p.m., at Price Civic Auditorium.
Ballet Repertory Ensemble – Performances scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at CEU Geary Theater include Feb. 23 and 24, salute to Broadway; contemporary concert, April 25 and 27; and classical concert, April 26 and 28. On Nov. 29, a concert will be presented at the Rio Theater in Helper. All performances start at 7:30 p.m.
Christmas Children’s Organ Transplant Association fundraiser – Sponsored on behalf of Joshua Gale, the event will be presented Dec. 2 starting at 10 a.m. at Emery County Recreation Center. For information, to enter trees or to reserve booth spaces, Carbon County residents may contact Shanae Butler or Tiffany Larsen at 435-381-2689 from 3 to 5 p.m.
BACA community Christmas party – will be presented Dec. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Kraync motors, 98 South 300 East in Price. Santa will be there for pictures. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


VFW field officer – will be at Price workforce services Dec. 21 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. to assist veterans in applying for VA benefits. Veterans need not be VFW members to qualify for the free assistance.
American Legion field officer – will be at Price workforce services Dec. 7 from 1 to 2 p.m. to assist local veterans with VA matters. The service is free.
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. For additional information, veterans residing in the Carbon County area may contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.
Price American Legion Post 3 – meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 27 North 100 West.
American Legion Auxiliary – meets the third Tuesday of the month. For information, call Veloy Wilder at 637-0290.

Club Notes

Slovenian Home luncheon – will presented for members and guests Dec. 3.
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.
Bookcliff Muzzleloaders Meat Shoot – is slated Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. at the muzzleloader range. Entry fees required.
Castleview Hospital Auxiliary – The Pink Ladies are accepting applications. Contact Sherline Riche at 472-5278.
Acoustic music program – The 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 with the group on Wednesday evenings may contact Neldon Huff at 650-0049.

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, 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.
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.
AA (open), Monday, 6 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health.
Price Naranon (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 testing, pregnancy verification, referrals to community resources and supportive counseling. 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. They need to be linked back to American Cancer Society. Contact Gail Harding at 613-1132.
Teen parenting class – is scheduled Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse. Thirty-six hours will equal one elective credit.

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