Welcome to Community Events & the Bulletin Board
CHILD SAFETY SEAT CHECK
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 3-6 pm, Safe Kids Central Utah will be hosting a child safety seat checkpoint at High Country Auto, 275 N Main, Richfield. Child restraints will be checked for proper use and recalls. No appointment is necessary, just drop by.
Sponsored by Safe Kids Central Utah, Utah Highway Patrol, and High Country Auto.
Contact: Peggy Smith at 896-2780
Delta BLM Horse adoptions
The Delta wild horse and burro facility will have adoptions from 9am to 4pm on the following dates: May 16-17, July 18-19, September 19-20,
for more info get online at ut.blm.gov
Contact: Heath Weber at 435-864-4068
September 15th – 20th.
Tues- Band/Music Day, Lunch Activity Karaoke.
Wed- Hat/Sprots Day, Assembly, Followed by Cake auction. Lunch Activity Cake Walk. Night time Volleybuff/Powderpuff after.
Thurs- Throwback Thursday, Lunch activity of Giant Twister. After school white wash "M". Night time letter lighting in the New Gym@8.
Fri- Red and White Day, School out at 1. Parade lineup at 12:30, starts @1. Football game @5, Movie "Remember the Titans after the game.
Sat- Homecoming Dance.
Contact: Manti High School at ----
Settlement of Sanpete Tribute
The Manti Camp of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will hold their "Settlement of Sanpete" tribute honoring the descendants of Hans Dinesen-Denison on Saturday, Sept. 20. All descendants and relatives are extended a special invitation to attend. Also open to the general public.
Saturday, Sept. 20 8-9 a.m. – Registration at the Manti "Red Church," 296 S. Main St.
9:30 a.m. – Wreath placed at the Pioneer Heritage Gardens and D.U.P. monument, south of Manti Cemetery.
11 a.m. – Program honoring Hans and the Denison family, Red Church.
12:30 p.m. – Pioneer lunch and craft sale at the church.
1-4 p.m. – Guided tour of the Temple Hill dugout and John Patten House, DUP Museum.
For information, please contact Jane Braithwaite (835-5841) or Rebecca Tollefson (835-4423).
Contact: Jane at 835-5841
1st annual R’Octoberfest will be on Saturday, September 20th from 11am – 11pm @ the Brian Head Resorts Giant Steps Lodge. There will be a car show plus kids 12 and under are free with kids activities. concerts include from noon – 3pm is Jensen Back. 3-6pm will host Safety Orange and from 6-9pm enjoy Juniper City.
Contact: Brian Head Resorts at 435) 677-2035
North Sevier Senior Citizen Dinner
Your News Story : North Sevier Senior Citizen Dinner The North Sevier Senior’s are hosting a Free Dinner for all Senior,s 60 years of age and over that live in the Redmond, Salina, and Aurora area On September 20th at 6:00 pm at Salina Stake Center Cultural Hall The Menu will Consist of Bar-B-Que Marinated Turkey, Dutch Oven Potatoes, BakedBeans, Green Salad, and Dessert all eating utensils and plates will be supplied. Mary Kaye will be our entertainment for this event. She is a professional Country and Western Singer living in the Manti area In 2013 Mary Kaye was recognized as the Female Performer and Songwriter of the year, by Western Music Association. She was also named best Solo Musician by True West Magazine and received a Spur Award from Western Writers of America for Butch Cassidy Tune "Any Name Will Do" Come out and enjoy a good dinner and Professional Entertainment by a Super Performer We ask that if plan on attending PLEASE Call the Senior Center at 435 529-3901 by Wednesday September 17th 4:00 pm We want to make sure we have plenty of food for everone. Please Come and Support you Senior Organization.
Contact: Vicki Phoenix at 893-1455
Spring City 5-K Fun Run/Walk
Spring City 5-K Fun Run/Walk and children’s 1-mile race
Saturday September 13
Spring City Park
8:00 a.m., same-day registration, 9:00 a.m. race starts
1 mile, $5, 5-K, $10
there is a prize drawing for all participants, prizes awarded to first-place finishers in each division
all proceeds donated to the Sanpete County Food Pantry.
Contact: Jyll Okelberry at 1-801-367-2387
Diabetic Health Fair
The Gunnison Valley Hospital will be hosting a free Diabetic Health Fair on September 25th from 2-5pm. This will take place at the Gunnison city Building ( 38 West Center Street).
Contact: Heidi at 528-3955
North Sanpete High School Homecoming
Hawk Homecoming, Sept 22-26, Theme-Back in Black! Monday-Window Painting, Tuesday-Home Volleyball vs Payson, Wednesday-Powder Puff and Drive-In Movie Night, Thursday-PowerStuff Volleyball, Friday-Football game Sept 26th vs Richfield 7pm and Parade at 4pm. Saturday Homecoming Dance, Date Dance (Boys Choice) Casual 8:30-11pm
Contact: Jeff Ericksen at 262-1378
Reining Clinic with Chauncy Ripple
Learn all there is to know about reining and horsemanship. These skills and techniques apply to all disciplines of riding.
Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:00 am Contoy Arena
Limited to the first 10 horse/riders
$50 fee + $5 grounds fee.
Contact: Reed Hales at 1-801-368-6674
Manti Elementary Reminders
Manti Elementary School will conduct its Back to School Night Thursday August 14, 7:00 p.m.
Parent teacher conferences
Thursday and Friday September 25 and 26
there will be half a day Thursday, no school Friday the 26th.
Contact: Karen Soper at 835-2271
Ephraim City Rec sign ups
Girls Voleyball: for 3rd -8th grade. There will be a fall and Spring League. Games and practices on Thursday nights. Cost is $35 for both seasons. Sign up online at Ephraimcity.org click on athletic registration. Manti girls welcome to also sign-up.
Womens Voleyball: Wednesday nights at the Ephraim Middle School. cost is $200/team. Go to Ephraim city website to sign up. Registration is until September 26th.
5KRun: Sponsoring a 5k "Glow in the Dark" Run on September 26th. The race begins at the Snow College Bell Tower. Be there at 9:30pm race starts at 10pm. Snow College students sign up with the Snow Student Association. Ephraim Rsidents at the website. Cost is $15 and includes a t-shirt. The event is in conjunction with the Snow College Homecoming.
Contact: Ephraimcity.org, click on Atheltic Registration. Phil Murray at 435-851-3954
General Women's Broadcast
The Ephraim Utah Stake Relief Society would like to invite all female members of the Ephraim Stake ages 8 and up to the General Women’s Broadcast on September 27, 2014 at the Ephraim Stake Center. Light refreshments will be served at 5:00 P.M. with the Broadcast to follow at 6:00 P.M. Please come and join us!
Contact: Theressa Alder at 283-4219
Pahvant Family History Conference
Pahvant Valley Family History Conference will be held Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Delta High School. The conference will begin at 8:30 am. There will be four sessions and 6 classses during each session
The keynote speaker will be Tom C. Christensen, filmmaker who is best known for films about Latter-Day Saint pioneers. Among these are Ephraim’s Rescue; 17 Miracles; Joseph Smith, Prophet of the Restoration; and Emma Smith, My Story
Many nationally recognized speakers such as Janet Hovarka founder of Chartmasters and author of Zap the Grandma Gap, Hollie T. Hansen, President of Family History Expos, Beth Ann Wiseman from Family Search, Marlo Schuldt president of Heritage Collectors; Julie Hammons from ST. George Family History Center, Paul Larsen author of Crash Course in Family History, will be a some of the presenters at the conference as well as local genealogists. Also presenters from Legacy, Roots Magic Ancestral Quest will be there. There will be classes for youth and adults. One presenter Matthew Hovoraka is 15 years old and has presented at BYUFamily History Conference and Roots Tech. This conference is sponsored by the Delta, Delta West, and Fillmore Stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The conference is free to everyone. You can register at pvfhc.blogspot.com or call the Delta Family History Center at 435-864-3312.
Contact: Karolyn Warnick at 406-1610
2nd Annual Horseshoe Duathlon – September 27, 2014
Join us to race in the second annual duathlon under the Horseshoe Mountain. There are different age related races. Races will begin at North Sanpete High School. Adult Duathlon and 5K start at 8 a.m. Children’s Duathlon starts at 9 a.m.
Adult Duathlon: $30 early registration, $35 day of the race 2 mile run, 10 mile bike, 2 mil run
Children’s Duathlon: $3 early registration, $5 day of the race
Children age 5 and under 1/4 mile run, 1/4 mile bike, 1/4 mile run
Children 6 -9 1/4 mile run, 1/2 mile bike, 1/4 mile run
Children 10-13 1/2 mile run, 1 mile bike, 1/2 mile run
5K Race $10 early registration, $15 day of the race
For More information contact the Mt. Pleasant Recreation Department
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
Fundraiser for the Ames Family
THERE WILL BE A MEMORIAL CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT, A HOME RUN DERBY AND RAFFLE SEPTEMBER 26 AND 27TH, TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE KEVIN AMES FAMILY. KEVIN, A SEVIER COUNTY RESIDENT, DIED IN JULY FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN A HORRIBLE INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT IN JUNE. HIS HOSPITALIZATION HAS PUT A TREMENDOUS FINANCIAL STRAIN ON THE FAMILY. TEAMS CAN ENTER THIS TOURNEY WITH A 3-GAME GUARANTEE FOR $150 WITH ALL PROCEEDS GOING TO THE FAMILY.
Contact: LORI at 435-201-4791
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)
Limited use at Huntington Canyon
Huntington Canyon recreation sites will be available on a limited basis this summer because of the threat of flooding. day-use within the forks of huntington campground and overnight camping below forks of Huntington are open. other areas are closed, and a few day-use parking areas will also be available. You can get more detailed information online by searching Manti-La Sal National Forest. or calling
Contact: Bill Broadbear at 435-636-3516
Ephraim Seniors for September
Wednesday’s: Sept, 3rd, 10th,and 24th- Sewing.
Saturday, September 6th Health Fair starts 6am for registration. Zumba and Yoga classes at 7, breakfast ($5) at 7:30, drawings for gifts, free exams, keynote speaker at noon.
Thursday, September 18th- Potluck luncheon.
Monday, September 29th Pizza Bar ($4)followed by Bingo.
Contact: Ephraim Senior Center at 283-6310
Attention Manti Citizens
Manti City residents planning any street side improvements such as hot mix driveways, planting of grass or placing of gravel must be approved by Manti City officials prior to any work taking place by yourself or a contractor to assure proper drainage is established.
A proper drainage profile will be available at the Manti City office. Please contact Manti City with any questions.
Contact: Manti City at 835-2401
New Rec. sites on the Manti-La Sal
Visitors may now use a new campground at the Miller Flat Reservoir and two rental cabins at Orange Olsen Administrative Site in Joes Valley.
sites can be reserved by visiting www.recreation.gov
for more info call the: Ferron/Price Ranger District 435-384-2372 or
Contact: Forest Supervisor in Price at 435-637-2817
Sanpete Food Pantry benefit activities
There will be a truck at Walmart on Sept 19 and 20 to collect food donations for the Sanpete County Food Pantry. It will then go to Peterson’s dance hall for the night to collect donations during the dance.
Saturday, Sept. 20 – Benefit Dance at the Peterson Dance Hall, Fairview. Junction 89 will be the band. Entrance will be a bag of food for the Sanpete County Food Pantry. Fundraiser tickets will be sold for prizes to be given away that night.
Food Drive – The truck will be back at Walmart Sept 26-27 for the County wide food drive.
October 4 – Kids carnival fun day on the lawn of the Mount Pleasant Rec center from noon to 3 p.m. There will be activities for all ages. Bring a bag of food to donate for admission to the carnival.
Contact: Sara at 462-3006
Snow College Theatre Season Tickets
2014-2015 Snow College Theatre Season tickets
$25 – Adults $22 – Seniors (62+)/Youth (18 & under)
By getting a season ticket you get 1 play for free. You can order online at 222.snow.edu/theatre
This years plays & Musical Don’t Drink the Water The Crucible Pirates of Penzance (Musical) Cinderella Waltz
Contact: Sherry Nielson at 283-7472
Gunnison City Water Use
Gunnison City pressurized water has been cut in half. We are limiting outside watering to 4 days a week.
West Side of Gunnison: Monday and Thursday
East Side of Gunnison: Tuesday and Friday
Watering allowed from 4:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Contact: Gunnison City at 528-7969
Grief Support Group
Sanpete Valley Hospital will be hosting a Grief support group at the Sanpete Valley Hospital West Conference Room. (formally Pleasant Creek Pharmacy)at the following dates from 6:30 -8pm. Thursday, August 21st, Thursday, September 18th, Thursday, October 16th.
Contact: Sanpete Valley Hospital at 462-4185
Utah Heartland Farmers Market
Central Utah is an amazing place with talented, creative, hard-working people, and plenty of land and resources. Utah Heartland Farmers Market is the place where we can share that richness with visitors and with each other, and get to know our neighbors and community. The market is our place to trade, buy and sell what we each have to offer, whether it’s our art or sculpture, music, crafted items or inventions, garden vegetables, local honey, baked goods, or whatever we can dream up or create. Come support and be a part of our local market, the Utah Heartland Farmers Market.
The market takes place at the Ephraim Co-op on Main Street each Saturday in the Fall, from 9 AM to 1 PM. Booth rentals are free, and the first 10 vendors to arrive have access to complimentary canopies, tables and chairs. For information, or to reserve a booth, please call (801) 205-7578, or visit facebook.com/utheartlandmarket
Contact: Pete Conover at 1-801- 205-7578
Mental Health First Aid
Mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety and substance abuse, are common in the United States. Mental health first aid courses are being offered to prepare communities with the knowledge and skills to help individuals who are experiencing mental health problems or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Free mental health first aid classes will be held in Delta and Fillmore.
When: Oct. 7-8, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Delta Community Medical Center)
Oct. 22-23, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Fillmore Community Medical Center)
Classes are free. Register by calling Jackie at 435-743-5591.
Contact: Jackie at 435-743-5591
Ephraim Seniors - October
Oct 8 – Stitch-N-Ladies quilting guild – 6:30 p.m.
Oct 16 – Potluck Lunch at noon, $4.
Flu shots will be given starting at 11:30 a.m. and continuing through 1:15 p.m. Bring your Medicare and your secondary insurance cards.
Oct 27 – Bingo, soup and bread. $4 for the meal.
For more information, call 283-6310.
Contact: --- at 283-6310
Vote by Mail in Sanpete County
All residents of Sanpete County will vote by mail the November. Ballots will be mailed on October 7. Watch for your ballot and don’t discard it as junk mail. If you don’t receive a ballot by Oct. 10, call the County Clerk’s office in Manti (835-2131).
Registration deadlines: Other location registration deadline is October 6.
In person and online (vote.utah.gov) registration deadline is October 20.
Voting machines will be available at the Sanpete County Courthouse beginning October 8 for those who choose to vote that way. Bring your mail-in ballot and return envelope with you when you come to vote.
For more information on the November election, call the Sanpete County Clerk, 835-2131.
Contact: Sandy at 835-2131
Wednesday, November 19 12:30-1:20 PM Snow College Huntsman Library Auditorium
Dallas Robinson: Kisstixx®—the best thing to happen to kissing since the French got their lips on it! The Shark Tank win in 2012 helped Dallas and cofounder Mike Buonomo launch their unique flavored lip balm to a nationwide market. www.kisstixx.com
EVERYONE WELCOME! THERE IS NO CHARGE!
THERE IS A SEMINAR EVERY WEDNESDAY THROUGH NOVEMBER 19.
Contact: Jamee Wheelwright at 283-7376
Snow College Entrepreneurship Seminars
Open and free to the public at 12:30pm in the Huntsman Library Auditorium. Presenters are as scheduled:
September, 3rd, Jana Francis- co developer of Steal Network. Get online at www.steals.com.
September, 10th – Gary Ramos, founder of precision metal fabrication for electronics business.
September, 17th – Karleigh Heywood, Snow College Alumnus and book artist. Check online at www.etsy.com/shop/badgerandchirp.
September 24th – Susan Peterson, creator of baby moccasins. get online at www.freshlypicked.com.
Oct, 1st – TBA.
Oct, 8th – Kevin Jones, Snap Daddy’s BBQ sauce. online at www.snapdaddys.com
Oct, 15th – Marti Wymer, Spoonful of Comfort creator. www.spoonfulofcomfort.com.
Oct, 22nd – Ben Harrison, serial entrepreneur, including Big Brains video game company. www.bigbrainz.com.
Oct, 29th, – Rod Smith, the Green PolkaDot Box. www.greenpolkadotbox.com.
Nov, 5th – Tyson Olson, owner of Ehraim’s Little Caesar’s Pizza.
Nov, 12th – Neal Harmon, co-creator of filters for streaming movies, tv shows. and YouTube videos. www.vidangel.com.
Nov, 19th – Dallas Robinson, Kisstixx lip balm. www.kisstixx.com.
Contact: Snow College- Jamee Wheelwright at 283-7376
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
THE COLOR COUNTRY WINDS HAVE STARTED REHEARSAL. ANYONE WHO PLAYS WOODWINDS, BRASS OR PERCUSSION IS WELCOME TO JOIN. THIS IS FREE, NO COST WHATSOEVER. WE MEET ON THURSDAY EVENINGS AT 7 PM AT 2279 N. WEDGEWOOD LANE, CEDAR CITY 84721 WE HAVE ONE UPCOMING PERFORMANCE.
Contact: HARRY TAYLOR at 1-702-601-2833
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.
Mental health assistance
Mental health services for unfunded or underfunded patients is available. If you know someone who has a mental health issue, or if you need to talk to someone, contact Marian Johansen, Patient Access Manager at Sanpete Valley Hospital, to see if you qualify for a voucher for mental health services. Services available may include outpatient counseling, medication assistance and medication management.
Call Marian at 462-4185 or 851-5206.
Contact: Marian Johansen at 462-4185
Color Country Winds Concert Band
The Color Country Winds in Cedar City welcome all concert band players to join us. We need Brass, Winds and Percussion. We meet every Wednesday evenings at 7:30 (unless notified) at 2279 N. Wedgewood Lane for rehearsals and we’ve been playing for various events around town. Contact Harry Taylor
Contact: Harry Taylor at 1-702-601-2833
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
Diabetes Support Group
Diabetics and their loved ones are invited to meet each month to learn about various educational topics from nurse educators, diaticians, and other clinical guest speakers.
Meetings will be held the first Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m. in the Education Room at Sevier Valley Medical Center in Richfield.
Contact: Drake Mason at 893-0640
Casino Star Concert
September: The Red Desert Ramblers will perform on Thursday, September 25th at 7pm at the Casino Star Theater. October: -Jason Andrews, an entertaining magician from Las Vegas. Wednesday, October 29th 7pm. November: -Kellan D. Baker’s "One Christmas Carol". November, 20th @7pm. December: -Brenn Hill and Andy Nelson will perform " A Cowboy Christmas". Saturday, December 13th at 7:30pm. February: -local artists Ken Stevens of Richfield an JoLynne Kirkwood of Sigurd present "Hootenanny" Saturday, February 14th 2015 at 7pm. March: Utah Shakespeare Festival performers will present "Macbeth" at the Gunnison High School, along with a workshop. Dates are yet to be announced.
Contact: www.casinostartheatre.com at ----
Sanpete County Bookmobile
For more information on Schedule, updates, cancelations, delays and events get on: www.facebook.com/SanpeteCountyBookmobile
Contact: ---- at ----
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