Welcome to Community Events & the Bulletin Board
Middle Sevier, Fremont River Basin Work Group
You are invited to attend the Middle Sevier, Fremont River Basin local work group meeting.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. USDA Service Center, 340 North 600 East, Richfield
The National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) is taking input from this local work group on how and where federal money should be locally distributed. This money is used for conservation improvements on private and public lands in Piute, Sanpete, Sevier and Wayne Counties.
Contact: Sandy at 435-896-6441
North Sevier Senior
The North Sevier Senior Citizen’s will have a Bingo Night this Thursday March 13th from 7 to 9 pm at the North Sevier Community Center Cost is 3 cards for $5.00 all funds go to the Senior Citizens Come and injoy the fun.
There is also going to be a Dance this Friday March 14th at the Community Center from 7 to 9 pm The entertainment will be The Back Roads Band come and injoy the fun.
Contact: vicki phoenix at 893-1455
Taming of the Shrew
The Casino Star Theater is sponsoring "The Taming of the Shrew" by the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Thursday. March 13th at 7pm at the Gunnison Valley High school.
Tickets are $8/adults, and $5/students. available at: Rasmussens Ace Hardware, Gunnison Implement in Gunnison, Sanpete Messenger office in Manti and Kopy Katz Printing in Ephraim. Also online at www.casinostartheatre.com and at the door.
Contact: --- at ---
Womens Forum in Kanab
Get your tickets for this year’s annual Womens Forum on Saturday, March 15th from 8am to 4pm in the Kanab Middle School.
4 workshops with keynote speaker Stephanie Nielson ( burn survivor, popular blogger, positive mother)
catered lunch will be provided.
for information and tickets get online.
Contact: www.womensforuminkanab.com at -----
Moroni Stake Family History Fair
Stake Family History Day – Attend this FREE event and learn how to strengthen your family across generations! Saturday, March 15th, 2014 @9am to 5pm at the Stake Center, 82 N Center, Moroni. Everyone Ages 12+ invited to attend. Dress casual. Please sign up at www.lds.org/FamilyHistoryDay or contact your ward Family History Consultant. Plan to bring a sack lunch &/or snacks as classes & labs will be offered throughout the day. PLEASE NOTE: An LDS.org account is required to use the online programs in the labs. Please create an account before this event. Contact a member of the bishopric to obtain your membership record number for the account. Non-members will NOT need this number to create an account.
Contact: Judi Erickson at 435-436-8796
Ephraim Middle School PTA Fun Run
EMS is running into spring! Ephraim Middle School PTA is sponsoring the 2nd annual 5K Fun Run and 1 mile children’s run. Everyone is invited to run with us!
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.
Races start and finish at the middle school. You can pre-register in the Ephraim Middle School office anytime or call Muria Everitt at 435-851-2444. The cost is $10 per runner (shirt included) or $30 for a family (includes 3 shirts but unlimited runners – immediate family only). Day of race registration is $12 per runner or $35 per family. Awards will be given for both male and female winners for both races. All names will be entered into a random drawing for prizes! Bring your family and help support the EMS PTA while having fun!
Contact: Muria Everitt at 851-2444
Manti Stake Relief Society Women's Conference
March 15, 2014 9am to 1pm Manti Stake Center Theme: Hastening the Work of Salvation in the Home; 7 Habits of Successful LDS Families Light luncheon will be served For more information call: Judy Holloway 835-8160
Contact: Judy Holloway at 835-8160
Community Ed. biodynamic gardening class
An intensive one-day workshop is being offered through Community Education at Snow College, March 15, Saturday from 8:30-4:30. Topics to be covered is building humus, vermiculture, timing of plantings, naturalizing heirloom seeds, and making preps for innoculation of bacteria. For more information, call Kristi Albright
Contact: Kristi Albright at 835-8312
Richfield, Concealed carry class
Saturday March 15th at 9am-1pm. This will be held at the Days Inn at 333 North Main St in Richfield. Teachers and school administrators a free. For those wanting to go to the range after the class please call. Going to the range is optional and not required.
Cost is 30.00
Contact: Chris Mietchen at 896-7744
Fundraiser for Clint Conover
The Millsite Gof Course and Friends are sponsoring a Memorial Fundraiser and 3-man scramble Golf Tournament.
Saturday, March 15th at 10am cost is $250/team. There will also be drawings for a laptop computer, $3500 Lasik Eye Surgery, Dinnners, Sports Clothing and other prizes. Tickets are available at local businesses and online at millsitegolfcourse.com. Zions Bank Branches are also accepting donations.
All money goes to Clint Conovers wife and 5 children.
Contact: Jordan at 435-747-9069
Community Emergency Preparedness Meeting
A community Emergency Preparedness meeting will be held this Sunday at the Spring City Hall at 6:30 PM. The topic will be survival gardening. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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Annual Spring Parage of Gems
Timpanogos Gem and Mineral Society’s Annual Spring Parade of Gems Show will be held March 14, 15, and 16, 2014, at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds. The show features faceting, beads, jewelry, wire wrapping, knapping, petrified wood, tools, gold panning, fossils, wheel of fortune, grab bags, door prizes, a touch table, a black light display, many showcases and beautiful things made from "rocks". Admission is free. The hours are Friday and Saturday, March 14 & 15 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 16 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. School groups and Scout groups are invited to attend with chaperones.
Contact: Carolyn Jensen at 436-8773
BLM Utah Hay Industry Day
Hay producers, You are invited to attend an open discussion regarding future BLM hay procurement opportunities. Wednesday, March 19th from 10am – 2pm at the Gunnison City Hall. ( 38 West Center st.)
The goal is to increase the pool of available vendors that can provide hay to the BLM.
Contact: Brian Beckstrand, firstname.lastname@example.org at 801-539-4172
Mt. Pleasant City Youth Track & Field
Registration is now underway for Mt. Pleasant Youth Track & Field. Girls & Boys ages 7 -14. $35 Registration fee. Registration ends Mar. 20. For more information contact the Recreation Department
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
Snow College is holding an American Red Cross Lifeguard certification class. When: Wednesdays and Saturdays March 19, 22, 26, 29, April 2 From 6:00pm to 10:00pm Wednesdays and 8:00am to 2:00pm Saturdays. Attendance to all classes is mandatory. Where: The Snow College Swimming Pool Who: Anyone who is at least 15 years old by the last day of class (April 2nd) What: This class will prepare and train people to become lifeguards. All skills required to be a lifeguard will be taught including: rescues, first aid, CPR, scanning skills, and many more. A 2 year certification will be given upon successful completion. Cost: $10 registration fee to hold your spot. This is nonrefundable and includes the prescreen. $120 class fee. This fee covers the book, CPR mask, and the associated class fees and is paid once the participant passes the prescreen.
Contact: Matt at 283-7027
RMEF-Skyline Chapter Banquet
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Skyline Chapter Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation – Sanpete County Skyline Chapter is back in Sanpete County to raise money for elk and other wildlife projects. Big Game Banquet 5:00 pm March 22, 2014 Wasatch Academy-Student Center: 200 W 200 S, Mount Pleasant, UT •Ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage •Get your tickets now! Over 300 attendees expected! •Banquet includes prime rib dinner, games, raffles and auctions •Special guest speaker Donald Southerland from UDWR who will be speaking on habitat projects and the health of the elk herds in the area. •“The Skyline Chapter has a long history of fun and entertaining banquets. RMEF members in Sanpete County are some of our most hard-working and committed in the entire state. We invite all interested to join the good folks who have committed to make the Skyline chapter the best in Utah. The Manti elk herd is the largest in Utah providing some of the best elk hunting in the world. RMEF members have generated hundreds of thousands of dollars and enhanced thousands of acres to ensure the future of this unique and important area” Bill Christensen, Utah Regional Director RMEF. •To date, in Utah, RMEF and its partners have completed 411 conservation and hunting heritage outreach projects with a combined value of more than $45 million that opened or secured public access to 27,192 acres. Including research, installing guzzlers (wildlife watering systems), and provided outreach to advance Utah’s rich hunting heritage.
Contact: Brent Petersen at 1-801-404-0455
The Manti City Arts Council presents the Talent Showcase, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 7:00pm at the red church of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 295 South Main St. Manti. There will be Pop and Classical music including vocals and instrumental numbers, dancing, story telling and a display of local art. Miss Sanpete, Kristalyn Cluff will be the MC. Come and enjoy a fun evening of good home town entertainment and art. Admission is free.
Contact: Charlene Fjerstad at 835-4852
Target Barrel Race
The Sanpitch Barrel Racing Association will be hosting a Target Barrel Race at the ConToy Arena in Mt. Pleasant on March 10 & 24th. $250 for first place $150 for Second place and $100 for third. You don’t have to be the fastest barrel racer to win, just the most consistent. $20 to enter. May come and enter the barrel race on March 10th, sign ups start at 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Molly Brotherson at 462-0048
Tour of Honor
participants on their motorcycles will travel 45 states, visit 300 memorials, and will help benefit veterans charities.
this is a self directed ride from April 1st through October 31st. Visit seven memorials in a state to achieve finisher status, or travel cross-country.
sign up at www.tourofhonor.com
Contact: Bill Card at 801-616-6200
FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR DOG RESCUE
DINNER – SILENT AUCTION – RAFFLE
When: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – 6:30 PM Where: Dirk’s Farmhouse Restaurant in Manti
Dinner Tickets: $15.00/per person (includes three raffle tickets)
Menu: Spaghetti, salad, bread sticks Gourmet cupcakes available for dessert – $2.00/ea
Raffle Tickets: $1.00/each – 5 for $6.00 – $12 for $10.00
MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS BY THURSDAY, MARCH 20 – 835-6500
All proceeds benefit Wag-N-Train Dog Rescue, a 501©(3) non-profit organization.
Contact: Wag-N-Train Dog Rescue at 851-9807
Ashman Elementary Kindergarten Registration
Registration will be held for next fall’s incoming kindergarten students on Wednesday March 26th in the Multi-purpose room at Ashman Elementary. Parents can come at 9:30 AM or 1:30 PM. At this time please do not bring your student or other children for registration. We will be handing out registration packets on this day and will have a short briefing on the registration process.
Children must reach the age of five years on or before September 1, 2014. A state issued birth certificate and proof of immunizations must be presented to register your student. All immunizations must be current before the student will be allowed to start the 2014/2015 school year. Students are required to have the following immunizations: 5 DTP; 4 Polio; 2 MMR; 3 Hep B; 2 Hep A; & 1 Varicella. If your child still needs immunizations, please start now to get them caught up. Some immunizations have to be given 6 months apart.
Parents, if you are unavailable to register your child on the date listed, you may pick up a packet at the Ashman Elementary front office any Monday – Thursday from March 27rd – June 1st. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Woodbury at 435-896-8415 Monday- Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Michel Woodbury at 896-8415
Manti City Youth Baseball and Softball Sign-ups
Registration is currently underway for Manti City youth baseball and softball for the 2014 season. Sign-ups will continue until March 27. There will be a $10 late fee after that. If the teams are full, you will not be able to sign up late. This is for Manti and Sterling youth age 4 and up (based on age as of April 30, 2014).
Sign up at the Manti City office.
Contact: JoAnn at 835-2401
March Events at Mt. Pleasant Senior Citizens Center
Here is a list of events for the month of March at Mt. Pleasant Senior Citizens Center, located at 101 E. 100 North, Mt. Pleasant
quilting (Mondays/Tuesdays) (March 3/4, 10/11, 17/19, 24/25, 31)
Wednesday March 5
6:00 p.m., monthly dinner
Exercise classes (Thursdays) March 6, 13, 20, 27, 10:00 a.m.
bingo (Tuesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25), 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday March 12
3:00 p.m., board meeting
Wednesday March 19
6:00 p.m., potluck dinner
hand and foot, Tuesdays (March 4, 18, 25), 6:30 p.m.
Thursday March 20
1:00 p.m.,. health and foot clinic
Sanpete County Caucus Locations
Political caucuses are coming up this month. To find out the date, time and where your caucus will meet, go to vote.utah.gov. Input your address and zip code, and you can see where and when each party will be meeting. This is your opportunity to take part in the political process and make your voice heard.
Contact: vote.utah.gov at vote
March Events at Ephraim Senior Citizens Center
Here is a list of events for the month of March at the Ephraim Senior Citizens Center, located at 85 W. 100 North, Ephraim
Wednesdays (March 5 and 12)
12:00 p.m., quilting
Tuesday March 11
Daughters of Utah Pioneer meeting
Thursday March 13
9:00 a.m., board meeting
Thursday March 20
12:00 p.m., the monthly potluck luncheon at the center
Monday March 31
12:00 p.m., soup/bread, bingo/roulette games, $4, soup and bread, the games are FREE
Contact: 283-6310 or 283-6666
Change in Mormon Miracle Pageant Sign-up date
The 48th season of the Mormon Miracle Pageant will be performed in Manti June 19th through June 28th except for Sunday and Monday. There is an important date change for cast and crew sign-ups. Instead of March 1, Online sign-ups for the Pageant will begin May 1, 2014.
For more information, go to mormonmiracle.org.
Contact: Pageant at 835-3000
Spring Swim Lesson
Snow College Horne Activity Center:
Spring Swim Lessons:
Contact Matt for more information
Contact: Matt at 283-7027
Foster Parent Classes
If you are interested in becoming a Foster Parent, classes will be starting in April in Richfield.
For more info Call.
Contact: Richfield Office at 1-435-979-2233
Fountain Green Trap Shoot
We are having a Trapshoot April 12, 2014!!! Starts at 10am!!! Bullets and lunch will be available to purchase!!! Come have some fun!!!
Contact: Don Perry at 851-9298
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program
Free income tax preparation in partnership with Six County Association of Governments.
VITA Volunteers are trained to prepare and submit both federal and state income taxes for households with income of $52,000 or less.
There is NO CHARGE for this service which will run through April 15th.
To make an appointment call the statewide number 211 or for more information please contact Shara Bastian at 893-0735.
Contact: Shara Bastian at 211 or 893-0735
Great Utah ShakeOut
The State of Utah will hold the Great Utah ShakeOut on April 17, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. This is the time to drop to the ground, take cover under a sturdy table or desk and hold on while practicing for a fake earthquake.
This is also a good time to review food storage and contact your child’s school to learn about reunification procedures.
You can sign up for the Great Utah ShakeOut at ShakeOut.org/Utah. You can follow the ShakeOut on Twitter @UtahShakeOut and on Facebook.com/UtahShakeOut.
Contact: Sanpete Co. Sheriff at 835-2191
Water Safety Instructor Classes
Snow College is holding an American Red Cross WSI certification class. When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays April 22, 23, 29, 30, May 6, 7 7:00pm to 10:00pm and Saturdays May 3 and 10 form 9:00am to 3:00pm Attendance to all classes is mandatory. Where: The Snow College Swimming Pool Who: Anyone who is at least 16 years old by the last day of class (May 10th) What: This class will prepare and train people to teach swimming lessons. All skills required to be a swim instructor will be taught including: stroke evaluation and refinement, parent tot classes, swim team coaching, and many more. A lifelong certification will be given upon successful completion. Cost: $130 class fee. This fee covers the books, instructor CD, and class fees
- Must be able to swim Front crawl 25 yards, Back crawls 25 yards, Breast-stroke 25 yards, Elementary backstroke 25 yards, Sidestroke 25 yards, and Butterfly 15 yards. You will be tested on the first day of class. It is recommend-ed that you come in before hand and practice.
Contact: Matt at 283-7027
Manti Stake Family History Fair
The Manti Stake is hosting a free Family History Fair, Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9am-5pm at the Manti Stake Center located at 555 East Union, Manti. Everyone ages 12+ are invited. There will be special classes for the youth in the afternoon. Bring a sack lunch/snacks. Register at lds.org/familyhistoryday. You will need an LDS account to register and to access your family tree on familysearch.org. To create an LDS account you will need your membership record number. Contact your ward clerk for this number. Other friends in the community can register without this number.
Contact: Arlene Valentine at 851-0385
Refuse To Be a Victim seminar
You must register by March 22nd. I need to order seminar student packets. Seminar date is April 26th, in Richfield at Days Inn, 8:00am-12:00pm Fee is 15.00. Bring a family member or friend and the fee is 25.00
Through a four-hour seminar called Refuse To Be A Victim®, you can learn the personal safety tips and techniques you need to avoid dangerous situations and avoid becoming a victim.
The topics presented in the Refuse To Be A Victim® seminar include:
Mental preparedness, How to make your home more secure, Improving your physical security in various environments, Safety precautions when driving, Safeguarding yourself and items when traveling, Technological Security, identity theft, cyber stalking, cyber bullying. What to consider when choosing physical self-defense training, Personal protection devices.
The following optional topic areas can be added upon request in advance. These will also be covered in future seminars.
Workplace Safety, Safety for Parents and Children (Pre-school through High School), Safety for College Students, Safety for Seniors and Persons with Physical Disabilities. This is not a firearms course. This is also not a self defense course.
Firearms, other personal protection devices, and self defense are briefly discussed for consideration. However, most of the course is about lifestyle practices and changes in mindset that can enhance you and your families personal safety.
Contact: Chris Mietchen at 896-7744
The U.S.U Extension and Horseshoe Mtn. Home Center Garden Workshops will be on the following Saturdays at 10am at Horsseshoe.
Feb. 15th – Landscape Design and Yard Master Planning
Feb. 22nd – Soils and Fertilizers
Mar. 1st – Residential Irrigation – Filration, Drainage.
Mar. 8th – Yard Ideas for Cutting Edge Landscapes.
Mar. 15th – Plant Selection – Sanpete Gardening
Mar. 22nd- Pest Control
Apr. 12 – Tree Pruning
Apr. 26th – Drip Irrigation -Water Conservation.
Contact: Horseshoe Mtn. Home Center at 462-0100
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day
The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is scheduled for May 3, 2014.
This day provides an opportunity to reduce risk and create safer communities.
To find out how you can participate, go to www.wildfireprepday.org.
Contact: NFPA at 1234567
Crown Fighting Championships
Crown Fighting Championships
Saturday September 28
1835 Convention Center Drive, St. George
general admission: $20, VIP tickets, $35, VIP tables, $400-$500 (please check for availability)
please note that on September 28, all ticket prices will be increased by $5
Contact: Scott Ford or Aaron Reiss at 705-8428 (Scott) or 632-9832 (Aaron)
Manti City Recycling Area
The Manti City recycling area, located north of the city limits, is open:
Monday-Thursday 12-6 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
The recycling center will accept organics such as tree limbs, bush and shrub trimmings, leaves, garden waste, and grass.
All other materials must go to the Sanpete County Landfill.
This service is for Manti citizens.
Contact: JoAnn at 835-2401
Sevier County Music Players Jam Dancers
Every Tuesday at the Richfield Senior Center 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Open to all ages. Because this event is Non-profit, Donations are accepted but not required, just to keep the Jam going.
Call 201-7868 for more information.
Sanpete County food pantry rules
Some of the rules and regulations have changed at the Sanpete County Food Pantry in Mt. Pleasant for 2014. Visits are by appointment only. You must meet the Income criteria, bring a photo I.D, proof of income, proof of address (utility bill) or a workforce services statement. Appointments can be made every 30 days.
Contact: Food Pantry at 462-3006
Cedar City Hand Bell Choir
The Cedar City Hand Bell Choir are looking for new ringers and all are welcome to chime in. Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 5:30 pm at:
Community Presbyterian Church 2279 N. Wedgewood Ln Cedar City, UT 84721
Please contact Harry Taylor, music director at 702.601.2833 or email@example.com
Contact: Harry Taylor at 1-702-601-2833
IRS Tax Provisions
IRS Tax Provisions info is available at irs.gov/aca to educate individuals/businesses on how the health care law may affect them.
There are three pages on three sections:
explanation of tax benefits, responsibilities for individuals/families, employers and other organizations, featuring links and information for each group.
Visit the Web site for more info.
Career Badger is Snow College’s one-stop source for Hire Learning and the central employee recruiting option for students and employers.
for more info on what Career Badger can do for you, please visit
myinterfase.com/snow/employer to create an employer account, post jobs, search students and make a job or internship connection.
Contact: Lisa Laird at 893-2221 or firstname.lastname@example.org
DAV Volunteers are needed to drive veterans who are living far away from VA hospitals in your area.
For more information on how you can be of assistance, please call the Salt Lake City VA.
Contact: 1-800-613-4012 ext.2003
DANCE at the Richfield Senior Center
Everyone is invited to come to the Dance on the first and third Friday of Each month from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Richfield Senior Center, 890 North 300 West. Live music by Dale Barney’s band, “Middle of the Road Band,”. And admission is $3 a person. For more information contact Jenavie Ricksecker at 896-5744.
Contact: Jenavie at 896-5744