Welcome to Community Events & the Bulletin Board
Central Utah Livestock Association Meeting
The Central Utah Livestock Association will hold a meeting on Thursday April 27th at 7:00 PM at the Fillmore Library building at 100 West Center Street in Fillmore. Association representatives will be on hand with information about signing up.
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4-H Family Fun Nights
4-H Family Fun Nights will be held at the elementary schools during the month of April. The cost is $2/person. Please RSVP to 283-3472.
Ephraim Elementary, April 13, 6-8 p.m.
Gunnison Valley Elementary, April 18, 5-7 p.m.
Manti Elementary, April 19, 6-8 p.m.
Spring City Elementary, April 20, 6-8 p.m.
Fairview Elementary, April 25, 6-8 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Elementary, April 26, 6-8 p.m.
Fountain Green Elementary, April 27, 6-8 p.m.
Contact: 4-H at 283-3472
Active Parenting Now - Classes
Millions of parents have achieved success with Active Parenting—and you can, too! This video-based program, for parents of children ages 5 to 12, will help you learn ways to raise responsible children who are able to resist negative peer pressure. Over the course of six sessions, you’ll learn non-violent discipline techniques plus effective communication and encouragement skills to build a solid foundation for the upcoming teen years. Classes are being held at New Horizons Crisis Center beginning April 12 at 1 pm – 3 pm
Contact: Jenn VandeMyle at 896-9294
Miss Ephraim Scholarship Pageant
We invite you to join us on Saturday, April 29th at 7 p.m. in the Snow College Eccles Center for the 2017 Miss Ephraim Scholarship Pageant. Come and celebrate six outstanding contestants, along with our current Miss Ephraim, Lundyn Wood. These amazing young women will “Light Up The Night!” as they compete for the crown along with college scholarships, cash awards and prizes. Special thanks to Ephraim City, Snow College and local businesses for supporting this opportunity. Joining these lovely contestants will be Taylor Savio, emcee. as well as special performances by the reigning Miss Heart of Utah, Bailey Simons, Just Dance Extreme Team, young ballroom dancers and special vocal guests. We hope to see you there, Saturday, April 29th, 7:00 p.m. Admission $5 at the door, children 5 years and under are free.
Contact: Heather Harward/Sheryl Wilkinson at 813-2018/851-9909
Research Study on High Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrom
Carolyn Worrell is doing a research study on the friendship experiences of High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (HFASD). If you are your own guardian and have a diagnosis of High Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome, she would like to talk with you about your friendship experiences. In appreciation of your time, you will receive a $25 cash incentive during the interview process. Interested participants can contact Carolyn Worrell at 435-861-0657 to see if you qualify for the study.
Contact: Carolyn WOrrell at 435-861-0657
Soloists sought for Mormon Miracle Pageant
The Mormon Miracle Pageant committee is looking for young soloists (25 or younger) or small groups to perform the National Anthem at the Pageant in Manti June 15-17, 20-24, 2017.
Submit a video of you or your group singing the National Anthem either with accompaniment or a cappella to YouTube and send a link to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, phone number, a short biography and a publicity photo in the email.
All entries must be received by April 30. Contact Barbara Barton, 435-835-2783, for more information.
Contact: Barbara Barton at 435-835-2783
Ephraim Youth City Council Sign up
The Ephraim Youth City Council is looking for new members!
All youth that are sophomores-seniors are invited to apply. This is a great opportunity to serve your community and learn great leadership skills. The EYCC meets monthly for planning meeting and is involved in many activities throughout the year. You will get to meet new people and have fun! Applications can be picked up at the Ephraim City Office or at Manti High School. We will be accepting applications until May 1, 2017.
Contact: Jill Nielson at 435-851-0689
LEADERCAST – THE WORLD’S LARGEST ONE-DAY LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE!
Friday, May 5 – Snow College Eccles Center for the Performing Arts in Ephraim
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
This year’s Leadercast theme is “Powered by Purpose” and features • Tyler Perry (Director, Playwright, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor, Author & Entrepreneur) • Daniel Pink (Behavioral Science Expert, Best-Selling Author, and Host of Crowd Control) • Andy Stanley (Leadership Author and Communicator) • Molly Fletcher (Former Top Sports Agent & Author) • Suzy Welch (Author, TV Commentator, and Business Journalist) • Dr. Henry Cloud (Acclaimed Leadership Expert, Clinical Psychologist, and Best-Selling Author) • Jess Ekstrom (CEO of Headbands of Hope) • Jim McKelvey (Co-Founder of Square and Founder of LaunchCode), and others.
Lunch and event materials included in registration fee.
For more information and tickets, visit www.snow.edu/leadercast .
Admission in Ephraim is $149. Early bird tickets now available for only $99/person. Businesses in Juab, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, and Wayne counties may receive a 50% savings by partnering with Custom Fit Training.
Contact: Alan Christensen at 283-7372
Miss Manti Scholarship Pageant
The Miss Manti Scholarship Pageant will be held on FRIDAY, May 5, at 7pm at Manti High School. Tickets are $7, kids ages 5 years and under are free.
Contact: Shelley Lund at 801-419-6353
Mayfield Town Dog Clinic
the Clinic will be at the town hall from 10am to noon on Saturday, May 6th. The Gunnison Valley Animal clinic will also be there. Cost is $5/for a male dog and a spayed female dog and $10 for a female dog.
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Red Cross Blood Donation Locations
Gunnison 4/19/2017: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Central Utah Correctional Facility (CUCF), 255 East 300 North
Nephi 4/26/2017: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Central Valley Medical Center, 48 West 1500 North
Monroe 4/26/2017: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., South Sevier High School, 430 West 100 South
Redmond 5/8/2017: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m., Salina Fire Department, 80 N 100 W
Salina 5/9/2017: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., North Sevier High School, 350 West 400 North
Contact: redcrossblood.org at 800-733-2767
Sanpete County Fair Livestock
REGISTRATION FOR THE JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW IS APPROACHING FAST!!!!!!
May 1st is the deadline! Please don’t wait until it is too late! You can register online at http://extension.usu.edu/sanpete/4-H/index or call Roxie at the Extension office at 283-7595 and she will help you!
Other dates of note:
Thursday, May 12th: Beef Weigh-In, 5-7 p.m. at the County Fairgrounds
Saturday, June 11th: Lamb, Goat, & Swine Weigh-In, 8-10 a.m. at the County Fairgrounds
Rule Books will be up soon on the county extension website. Soon.
Contact: Sanpete county extension office at 283-7595
Bible Seekers Club
Wednesday Evenings at 6:30. Games, Crafts, Songs, Bible Study and Snacks. A fun club for 5-10 year olds. Nursery program also for 2-4 year olds.
Sponsored by Heritage Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant (across the parking lot from Sanpete Valley Hospital)
Parents are encouraged to stay for the service in the sanctuary for our mid-week time of praise, prayer and a devotional.
Contact: David Preston at 462-9319
Ephraim City Rec. Sign Ups
Men Slow Pitch Softball League: Play begins on Wednesday, May 3. Register by going to ephraimcity.org website. The team fee is $250/team. Games will be Wed. nights
Adults Coed Slow Pitch Softball League: Register now til May 15. Games will be Monday nights. Registration is $250/team.
Contact: Phil Murray at 435-851-3954
Profit Mastery Finance Class
Finally, managerial accounting in plain English. In fact, it’s not only painless, it’s interactive and enjoyable! The Profit Mastery workshop will help you improve profits with proven tools and processes.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Business Owners, Key Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Advisers, Lenders, CPAs (CEU credits are available) and others whose decisions have an impact on your company’s financial performance. The training is designed to enhance the financial management skills of all business people.
Valuable Reference Material: The workshop includes a detailed manual and the case studies used in class. Additionally, all participants get access to online tools for applying the principles taught.
The actual items covered are:
Day 1: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW • Business Owner Roles, Responsibilities & Mngmt. Styles • The Seven Financial Reasons Businesses Fail • The Working Capital Cycle • The Financial Operating Cycle • Managing the Cycles More Efficiently
MONITORING FINANCIAL POSITION • Understanding the Income Statement: Taking A New Look • The Balance Sheet: Understanding the “Forgotten Statement” • Using Ratios to Measure Efficiency & Plan For Greater Success • Case Study & Practical Application
CAUSE/EFFECT: ROAD MAP TO A BIGGER BOTTOM LINE • Using Financial Ratios to Measure Efficiency • Identifying Financial Distress • Seeing the Symptom • Identifying the Cause of the Problem • Prescribing a Cure • Improving Cash Flow, Profitability, & Operational Efficiencies
PROFIT PLANNING AND CASH FLOW ANALYSIS • Developing a Profit Plan & a Cash Budget • Identifying Key Patterns of Cash Flow
Day 2: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM PROFIT PLANNING – CASH FLOW ANALYSIS – cont. • Developing Seasonal Cash Budgets • Cash Forecasting as a Management Tool • Funding Seasonal & Long-Term Growth
PLANNING AND MANAGING LONG-TERM GROWTH • The Role of the Balance Sheet: Forecasting Capital Needs • Financial Leverage & Debt Structure • The Cost of Growth: Paying Your Bills & Managing Risk • Planning for Successful Growth • Case Study & Practical Application
INCOME STATEMENT: BREAK-EVEN ANALYSIS • Managing the Income Statement From the Bottom Up • Understanding Cost Behavior: Fixed/Variable Cost Patterns • Contribution Margin: Planning for Profits • Applying Break-Even In Your Own Business • Application of Break-Even: Cost/Benefit Analysis • Case Study & Practical Application
DEALING WITH BANKS AND FUNDING SOURCES • Understanding the Loan Approval Process • What Bankers Look for in a Loan Request • Putting the Package Together • Summary, Conclusions, and Evaluations
This workshop will be held on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds – 410 East 200 South in Richfield. Each day will start at 9:30 AM and end at 6:00 PM. All materials provided and lunch will be included each day.
The course fee is $395. For multiple employees of the same company, the fee for the first person is $395, and there is a $100 per person discount available for additional attendees from that company. For qualifying businesses, an additional savings of up to 50% of the fee may be available, thanks to the participation of Custom Fit Training. To find out if your business qualifies, call Keith at 435-893-2252 for details. Seating is limited.
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Contact: Jamee at Snow College at 283-7376
Archaeology Day and Events in May in Cedar City
Frontier Homestead State Park welcomes archaeologists young and old and their families to participate in its annual Utah Archaeology Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in activities involving Native American games, history, traditional crafts and skills, and visit with a variety of demonstrators. Archeology Day will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cost per person is $2.00 per person or $5.00 per family.
On Monday May 15, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, the public can take advantage of a rare opportunity to see artifacts from local archaeological excavations. Repository Director, Barbara Frank, will open the SUU Archaeological Repository to the public. The Repository is located in Room 101-A, west basement door, ELC, SUU campus. The tour is free and family-friendly. Next, Saturday May 20, enjoy a free, guided tour of historic cabins in Kolob Canyon. The tour will begin at Frontier Homestead State Park at 9 am and return by 1 pm. Sack lunches will be provided to all registered participants. You must request a reservation and receive confirmation for this event, as space is limited. Send request to email@example.com This event is free, but not appropriate for all ages. Come enjoy a special slide presentation by Shanandoah Anderson from the Southern Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, Shivwits Band on Monday, May 22, at the Cedar City Public Library. Ms. Anderson has taught at several reservation schools and enjoys sharing her cultural knowledge with others. Don’t miss this unique and enlightening experience. This presentation is free to the public and appropriate for all family members. Children from 2nd to 8th grades have the opportunity to create archaeology themed art for display on the Cedar City Library’s Children’s Wall. Contest details and entry pages are available for pick up at the Frontier Homestead State Park and the Cedar City Public Library throughout May. Three winners will receive a prize! Entries due May 27th.
Finally, make sure your young artist is entered in the Archaeology Month Art Contest.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org at tel:(435)586-9290
7th annual 3v3 soccer tournament
The Manti high girls soccer team will host the tournament on Saturday, May 20th. Guaranteed 3 games. Mulitple divisions including youth Co-ed. 4 teams needed for each division. Divisions from adults to 2-3 grade. Get the information and register on their Facebook page Templar Classic 3v3 soccer tournament. or sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/xq9XxiZ6z6 . Fee is $60/team ( $50 if signed up by May 13th.)
Contact: Eleisha Steinfeldt, Mike Tanner,or Nate Bridges at 435-813-2758, 435-340-0171, 801-699-9029
Mt. Pleasant City Mens & Womens Softball League
Registration is underway for Mt. Pleasant City Men’s & Women’s Softball Leagues. Deadline to register is May 22. For more information contact the Recreation Department.
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
Sanpete Community Chorus
Rehearsals for the Sanpete Community Chorus (the one that does the Messiah each year) will begin on Thursday, April 6 at 7pm. Rehearsals will be at the Snow College Stake Center in Ephraim at 1st North and 1st East. Conductor Jerry Dahl is excited about preparing the choirs’ summer patriotic program. All singers are welcome to attend.
Contact: Jerry Dahl at 851-4205
May Ephraim Seniors schedule
May 4, Lyons Club. May 9, DUP. May 18, Potluck Dinner at noon. May 29, Bingo cancelled due to the Scandinavian Festival Activity.
"Children of Ephraim" meeting luncheon for former, present and ‘wanna be" residents of Ephraim.
Reservations made by April 28th. Call Anita for more information at 801-359-6677.
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Extension Workshop for Fathers
Workshop for Fathers class will be held on Thursdays at USU Extension in Ephraim April 20,27, May 4,11, and 18 from 6:30-8:30. There is no cost to participants, but they do need to register at www.healthyrealtionshipsutah.org and attend the first session in order to register. Each participant will receive a $25 gift card at the first session and an additional gift card at the final session, plus dinner will be provided each night.
Contact: email@example.com at 283-3472
Frontier Folk Festival
Cedar City, UT – Frontier Homestead State Park Museum and The Frontier Homestead Museum Foundation are pleased to announce the second annual Frontier Folk Festival in Cedar City, Utah, June 16-17, 11 am – 8 pm each day. Original art and live music combine to celebrate the diverse heritage of southern Utah. The Frontier Folk Festival promises to be filled with remarkable talent.
Applications are now being accepted. All interested artists and food vendors must submit an electronic application, available at http://frontierhomestead.org/arts-festival .
Contact: Todd Prince at 435- 586-9290
Frontier Folk Festival in Cedar City
Join us again for the second annual Frontier Folk Festival, a day of Folk Music, local vendors/artisans, food, and fun .Friday, June 16th and Saturday.June 17th the grounds will be transformed with music and entertainment as we create a frontier festival environment. It’s a day of fun for families and visitors of all ages.
Contact: Frontier Homestead State Park Museum at 435-586-9290
Johnston's Army Adventure Camp at Camp Floyd State Park
Boy Scouts age 11 and up are welcome to attend the authentic hands-on adventure! Camp fees are $25/boy or adult and includes camp material, breakfast, and patch. This is a two day program and has sleeping accommodations in period military tents. Registration begins January 3rd at 9am. There are different camp times available from April till October.
Contact: Camp Floyd State Park at 1-801-768-8932
Fremont Indian State Park 5k running series
May 20 – Rendezvous Run. June 10 – Kimberly Kaboom. July 15 – Fremont Fun Mudder. August 26 – Clear Creek Canyon Dash. September 16 – Pine Nut Trail Run. October 28 – Zombie Run.
Contact: stateparks.utah.gov/parks/fremont-indian at 435-527-6431
Fremont Indian State Park and Museum 2017 Calendar
Events are on Saturday’s along with a monthly themed fun run/walk.
Mar. 25th – Open House.
Apr. 15th – Family Fun Spring Festival 11am – 3pm. Easter Egg Hunt at 1pm.
May 18th- 20th – Mountain Man Rendevous.
May 27th – Family Fun: Archaeology Day 10am – 2pm.
June 10th – ATV Tour, 10am. $15/vehicle.
June 16th – Family Fun Day Pottery Party. 10am – 2pm.
June 30th – Ancient Skies Exhibit Opening, 7pm. Nighttime Photography Workshop at 9:30am.
July 8th – ATV Tour, 10am. $15/vehcile.
July 15th – Family fun Day: Water is Life, 9am – 1pm.
July 20th – Pioneer Celebration 10am – 2pm.
Aug. 5th – Family Fun Day, Star Party, 5pm -9pm.
Aug. 12th – Military Appreciation Day, 9am. inlcuding ATV Tour.
Aug 26th – 30th Bday Celebration, 9am – 5pm.
Sept. 2nd – ATV Tour, 10am. $15/vehicle.
Sept. 16th – Family Fun: Pine Nut Hunt, 10am – 2pm.
Oct. 27th – Haunted Hike, 6pm – 9pm. Extra $2/person.
Oct. 28th – Zombie Run 5k, 8am. Fall Festival 10am – 2pm
Contact: Fremont Indian State Park and Museum at 435-527-5631
Diabetic Support Group
The Diabetic Support group is offered by Gunnison Valley Hospital. They meet the third Tuesday of each month from 3-4pm in the Homecare Building across from the hospital. They are free of charge and everyone is welcome.
Contact: Heidi at 435-528-3955
Bereavement Support Group
Gunnison Valley Hospital hosts a grief support group on the first Tuesday of each month. They meet in the conference room at 7pm in the Homecare building at 45 East 100 North in Gunnison. Anyone is welcome
Contact: Carl Cox at 435-528-3955
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ centered 12-step program for those dealing with addictions. It is held at the Sevier Valley Southern Baptist Church, 501 North Main, Richfield, at 6 p.m. on Thursdays.
For more information, contact Pastor Bobby Gore, 893-5928
Contact: Bobby Gore at 435-893-5928
Veterans help line
If you are a veteran in emotional crisis and need help RIGHT NOW, call this toll free number 24 hours a day 7 days a week: 1-800-273-8255. Veterans should press "1" after being connected. You will likely be asked for your Social Security Number if you are seeking further VA benefits or services.
You can also visit utvet.com on the Internet.
Contact: Veterans Help Line at 1-800-273-8255
LDS 12-step meeting in Mt. Pleasant
An LDS 12-step meeting is held each Thursday at the Mt. Pleasant seminary building, 280 East 700 South, Mt. Pleasant. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m., and everyone is welcome to attend. For more information or if you would like a ride, call 469-1588.
Contact: 12-step at 469-1588
NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connections is a recovery support group for people living with mental illness, in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.
Through the NAMI Connections, participants will find a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. Groups are confidential – participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish. It’s a chance to share your experience and learn from others who have been there.
Monthly meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the office at 125 S. State Street in Mt. Pleasant. For information on the Connections recovery group, please call Jen at 435-660-6055.
For more information on NAMI Sanpete County, please call 435-851-0220.
Contact: Vickie Anderson at 435-851-0220
NAMI Family Support Group
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Sanpete County is offering a free family support group. Family support groups are an important free resource for families who have a loved one with mental illness. Learning that others have been able to work out some common issues can inspire hope.
Through the NAMI family support group, you will find a network of friends who care and understand, ideas that help you take care of yourself and your family, and a chance to share your experience and learn from other who have been there. You will also receive information about brain disorders, treatment and services.
Monthly meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the South Sanpete School District, 39 S. Main St., Manti.
If you have questions about NAMI Sanpete County, please call 435-851-0220
Contact: Vickie Anderson at 435-851-0220
Cars that Care foundation
Cars that Care is a foundation that provides cars to single mothers and needy families. You can help by donating an unneeded or unwanted car. To donate, call 801-294-4060.
If you would like to help set up a Sanpete County chapter of Cars that Care, visit the Sanpete County Community Resources Facebook page.
For more information, visit www.carsthatcare.net.
Contact: Cars that Care at 801-294-4060
Child Abuse Prevention
To report Child Abuse call the Utah Child Protective Services (CPS) at 1-855-323-3237. You will need information including the child’s name, address, location, who the child’s siblings and parents are, and what your suspicion is. If there is immediate danger call your local law enforcement immediately.
You do have the option to report anonymously.
Contact: --- at 1-855-323-3237
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