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Rec Center sports

Girl's 5th & 6th grade volleyball, registration goes until September 13. Fall Soccer Registration, Pre K - 8th grade, Registration goes until September 13. To Register, call 435-381-3505 or www.emerycounty.com/rec.

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Miner's Memorial Donations

Any donation, large or small, will be greatly appreciated. Donations over $500, for community and economic development purposes can qualify for a tax deduction on your federal and state taxes as a charitable donation by going through the SUCDC. You may receive up to fifty percent of your donation back as a Utah income tax credit. One hundred percent of all proceeds go to the miners memorial. Sponsorship: Platinum-$25,000. Gold-$10,000. Silver-$5,000. Bronze-$1,000. Copper-$500. Sponsors names will be placed on the monument. You can donate online at ourminers.com.

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Carbon County Miner's Memorial

The dedication will be on Sept. 7 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Schedule of events. 9:30 a.m.- Welcome and introduction. 9:45 a.m.-Posting of colors. 9:50 a.m.-National Anthem. 10 a.m.-Guest speakers. 10:30 a.m.-Comments from committee chairpersons. 10:45 a.m.-Blessing of the monument. 11 a.m.-Reading of names. 11 a.m.-Vendor booths open. 12:30-7 p.m.-Entertainment.

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Salt Lake Comic Con

You can win two wristbands to attend SL Comic Con on Sept. 24. Instructions: 1. See who is attending SL Comic Con, go to saltlakecomiccon.com/2015_master-guest-schedule. 2. Pick someone you want to see. 3. Write an article/story why you want to see them. 4. Draw/paint or color yourself with your star. 5. Bring both items to your local Emery County Library to display.

A drawing will be held on Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. at the Castle Dale Library. One ticket per participant. You must be present to win.

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Bazaar Fundraiser

Emery County Care and Rehabilitation Center will be having their annual Peach Days fundraiser bazaar on Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will be selling rafle tickets for quilts, 32 inch flat screen TV and other prizes. They are looking for donations of homemade crafts and baked goods to sell. Rafle tickets for quilts and other prizes are available at the care center and Wards 4x4 in Huntington. Ticket prices: Twelve tickets for $10, six tickets for $5, 1 ticket for $1. Call 384-2301 for more information.

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Arapeen ATV Jamboree

Sept. 14-18 at Millsite state park. Register online at sanrafaelcountry.com, select events, choose Arapeen ATV Jamboree and complete and submit the form. To register by mail call 888-546-3600, leave your name, mailing address and phone number. E-mail questions to info@sanrafaelcountry.com.

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Miss Heart Of Utah Pageant

The Miss Heart of Utah Pageant is now accepting applications for contestants. The Miss Heart of Utah Pageant is an official preliminary of the Miss America Organization and the winner will compete at the Miss Utah Pageant in June. The pageant will be August 29, 2015 at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield. Areas of competition include: Interview, Talent, Swimsuit and Evening Gown. Women ages 17-24 who were raised in or currently live in or attend school in the following counties are eligible: Sevier, Sanpete, Piute, Wayne, Emery, Carbon, Juab, Beaver and Millard. Directors are seeking a representative from each county to compete. Don't delay! You could be crowned the first ever Miss Heart of Utah! Scholarships are available. For more information or if you would like to represent your county contact Dani Hallows 801-360-3370, Julia Tenney 435-201-0594, or email missheartofutah@gmail.com

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Small Business Workshop

The 7 habits for small business manager workshop is based on the work of Dr. Stephen R. Cove, author of the best-selling book "The 7 habits of Highly Effective People." Oct. 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the USU Eastern Campus in Price. Register by Oct. 1 at 435-613-5440.

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A Brush with Kindness

"Need help with exterior home repairs? Habitat for Humanity's A Brush With Kindness program can provide the up-front money and expertise to improve the durability or accessibility of your home. Typical projects include: Exterior painting, Siding repairs, Roof repairs, Exterior ramps and stairs, and Landscaping. This is a loan program with no interest short term loans. To learn more and apply, contact the Project Manager for your area: Jack Forinash 180 S Broadway PO Box 444 Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3330 habitat@ruralandproud.org. To volunteer, donate materials, and learn more, go online to www.hfhcc.tumblr.com/abwk."

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Addiction Recovery program in Emery County

General addiction meeting: Sunday at 6 p.m. San Rafael Junior High Seminary, 395 W 500 S in Ferron. General addiction meeting: Tuesday at 7 p.m. Emery High Seminary, 945 N Center.

Family support Group: Wednesday at 7 p.m. Castle Dale Stake Center, High Council room, 25 E. Main. General addiction meeting: Thursday at 7 p.m. Huntington Stake Center, High Council room, 240 N. Main.

This 12 step program is adapted with permission from AA World Services to include the Savior, Jesus Christ as our higher power. The program assists substance and behavior addicts and their families who desire a better life free of addictions.

There is no cost. No referral or recommendation is needed. All Meetings are anonymous and confidential. Group leaders: Gary and Marlene, 435-687-2233, Phil and Pauline, 435-384-3133, Roger and Jan, 435-687-2515.

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EMERY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The October 2015 Historical Society Meeting will feature family folklore and tall tales of Emery County. We are looking for storytellers to participate. If you have a story (true or maybe not quite true) that you would like to share, please contact Frances Swasey at 435-687-5080 or frances@etv.net.

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CASA Volunteers CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children. The primary responsibilities of a CASA volunteer are to: Gather Information: Review documents and records, interview the children, family members and professionals in their lives. Appear in/Attend Court: Advocate for the child's best interests and provide testimony when necessary. Explain What is Going On: Help the child understand the court proceedings. "Be the Glue": Seek cooperative solutions among individuals and organizations ... Contact the Carbon/Emery CASA Program at casacastledale@utcourts.gov or utahcasa.org

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Fair Volunteers needed The Emery County Fair is looking for fun, enthusiastic volunteers to help with the set up and preparation for the Emery County Fair. If interested contact the recreation district at 435-381-2108.

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Emery County History Books The "Emery County Centennial History Book" of 1996, written by Dr. Edward A. Geary, will now be on sale for only $6. Emery County's three Museums will be happy to fill your order while you view all the new displays in each. The Officers of Emery County Historical Society: Suzanne, Pres., Lori Ann, VP Elect., Evelyn, Sec., and Joyce, Trea., will also be happy to take orders.

"We want to get these History Books into people's hands, homes, and on their coffee tables", says Sylvia Nelson, ECCHS Committee Chairman, "instead of in Museum closets."

Emery County is one of few counties in Utah to still have any Centennial books.

"We don't need to sell them, but they make such great gifts!" Call Sylvia at 435-687-9184. "Leave name and phone number."

............... TriFit Club Nutrition-Mind-Body Come join our unique fitness club every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the ShowTime Dance Studio (330 East 600 North, Castle Dale). Instructors: Donn Jeffs and Heather Atwood. $3 each class or $20 a month. A club full of fun and satisfaction. Bring a yoga mat and handweights that accomodate you. Also bring a friend. Tri it......you'll like it. For ladies of all ages. Call 435-749-1484.

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Elmo Library Preschool Story Time at the Elmo Library on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

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Volunteers needed Emery County Care and Rehab is looking for volunteers to help with activities such as bingo callers, musicians, dancers, singers, karate demonstrations, balloon animals, community theater, any other sort of unique talent is welcome. Even if you don't think you have a unique talent and would like to volunteer don't hesitate to call. If you would like to help or have an idea for an activity call Donna, 435-384-2301.

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Ignite Grand opening. Enroll now. Let NCSF certified personal trainer, Cassie Taylor and Kristy Guymon, with ten years track and cross-country coaching experience, help you achieve your New Year's resolution of becoming a healthier you. Castle Dale Rec. Center: Burn it up: Tue., 12:30 p.m/8 p.m. and Thur., 8 p.m. Enlighten: Mon/Thur, 7 p.m.. Hi-lite: Mon/Thur, 8 p.m. Ferron Fairgrounds: Enlighten: Mon/Thur, 5:10 a.m.. Hi-lite: Tue/Fri, 5:10 a.m. $45 a months; includes all classes, tracking and nutrition help. $35/12 class punch-card (class participation only). Call 749-7142 or 749-2653.

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Castle Dale Library Preschool Story Time is held Tuesday's at 1:00 p.m. at the Castle Dale Library.

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Story time Story time is not for sitting quietly. It's not just reading, it's for bringing stories to life in a whole new way. It's a playground for your mind. The Emery County Public Libraries offer pre-school story time. To find out what day and time check the libraries web page at lib.emerycounty.com

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Huntington Library Preschool Story Time on day at 10:00. Young Readers Club is Wednesdays at 11:45. There will be reading and activities held each week.

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THE WORKOUT PLACE At the Old Huntington City Hall. Mon. & Wed. - Zumba - 6:00 a.m., R.I.P.P.E.D. - 6:30 p.m. Tues. & Thurs. - Turbokick - 6:00 a.m., Pump (weights) 6:00 p.m. and Zumba - 7:15 p.m. Saturday - R.I.P.P.E.D. - 8:30 A.M. For informaton call - Cheryl - 749-0439.

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Ceramics For Fun in Emery New stuff arriving all the time!! Hours: Tue - Thurs 10-5. Fri -Sat 10-8.

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Southeastern Utah District Health Department Immunization Clinic Hours are: Monday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. The office is located at 25 West Main Street in Castle Dale. Call 435-381-2252 for more information

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Liberty Faith Fellowship Church Adult Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. Children's church provided for 3 to 11 year olds. Please contact Pastor Steve Jones for times and locations of other study groups at 650-3875.

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Lost and Found Recovery Program Meets at Liberty Faith Fellowship Church every Friday night at 6:30 p.m. A "faith based" program.

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Bread of Life 112 West 400 North Huntington. Sunday service 2 p.m. For more information call Pastor Bob Wells at 650-0556.

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Castle Dale Independent Baptist Church Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worships service, 11 a.m. Youth Group 6 p.m. Bible study is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call 381-2975 for more info.

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Desert Edge Christian Chapel Worship service 10 a.m. Sunday school follows worship service. Youth group, 10:15 a.m. Bible study, Monday at 6 p.m. Kids Bible Club, Wednesday at 6 p.m. Call 687-2933 or visit our website www.desertedge.info.

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Huntington Youth City Council Come and Join! Any and all youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to join the Youth City Council. For questions contact Laneea Cowley at 749-0403 Youth Council meetings are held at the Huntington City Hall at 4:30 p.m. the last Thurs. of each month.

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Drug Tip Hotline Report any suspicious activity to 381-2888. You can remain anonymous.

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Ready To Serve? Ages 17-42 Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Over 150 jobs. Starting Salary $13 and up per hour. Free medical, free dental, free housing with all utilities paid, 30 days paid vacation yearly. Call 877-810-8328 ask for SSG Bertagnolli with the U.S. Army.

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Attention Emery County Residents Do you have a friend or a loved one who is serving in the military in a combat zone? If so, Operation Home Support would like to add their names to their list. Once on the list, the ladies of Operation Home Support take it upon themselves to send these soldiers care packages and letters to let them know they are appreciated and loved. So if you have someone in mind, or know of someone who is serving in a combat zone in any branch of the military, please contact Jan Hess or Dixie Swasey to add their name to the list. Thank you for all of your help and support. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 42 Jan Hess 435-384-2753 or Dixie Swasey 435-384-3172.

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Emery County Libraries Story Time Schedule Monday: Cleveland Jr. Storytime 10:30, Sr. Storytime 1:30. Tuesday: Green River 10:30, Emery 11, Castle Dale Wednesday: Elmo 10, Huntington 10. Thursday: Ferron 11, Orangeville 10:30

Did You Know The Emery Library Has Several Tools For You To Use? Laminate your items: The cost is $1.00 for an 8 X 10 sheet. We have free wireless internet for your laptops. We have 3 computers for patrons to use for free. We have a scanner. We have a copier that can make posters. We have a fax machine to send and receive faxes. We have the new release books and magazines to read. We have Play-a-ways, Books on CD, Books on tape, Videos and CD's. We are open Mondays to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We have two friendly, helpful Librarians to assist you!

Follow Castle Dale Library on Facebook! Find us at: Castle Dale City library. Friend us today!

READ IT! READ IT! READ IT! The library newsletter is found on our webpage, www.lib.emerycounty.com. Get a message from our director, and learn what new books are coming out!

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