Welcome to Community Events & the Bulletin Board
Fairview City Public Hearing
The Fairview City Council will hold a public hearing to receive public input for consideration of raising water and sewer rates. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fairview City Council Room. If unable to attend this public hearing, Fairview City will accept written comment(s) delivered or mailed to Fairview City Hall, 85 S. State, PO Box 97, Fairview, Utah. Further information can be obtained by contacting Dave Taylor, 435-427-3858.
Contact: Dave Taylor at 427-3858
Mt. Pleasant City Council Meeting
Mt. Pleasant City Council Meeting
Tuesday July 26
Mt. Pleasant City Council Chambers
115 W. Main, Mt. Pleasant
4-H Summer Camps
Sanpete County 4-H Summer Camps are finally here! There are 6 different camps (for a variety of ages and interests) that will be offered at each of 7 different locations throughout the county. All camps will begin at 10:00 am except those held at Moroni Elementary. They will start at 9:00 to coincide with their migrant summer school hours. For a full schedule and camp descriptions please visit our website, www.extension.usu.edu/sanpete/4-H/index under the "4-H Online Information" heading.
Contact: Cheryl Bartholomew at 283-3472
Blast from the Past Car Show in Salina
13th Annual Blast from the Past Car Show in Salina July 29 and 30. Friday night cruise, BBQ, free swim, and concert with One Brick Shy. Saturday car show at the Salina City Park, registration at 8 am, show at 10. Food, raffle prizes, and lots of fun. website: or call
Contact: blastfromthepastcarshow.com, facebook, at 979-0008.
Mt. Pleasant City Co-ed Softball League
Registration is underway for Mt. Pleasant City Co-ed Softball League. $300 registration fee, with up to 16 players per team. Games will be on Tuesday nights. For more information contact the Recreation Department.
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
Ephraim McDonalds is hiring
just copy and paste this link and it should take you right to the site to apply.
Contact: mylocalmcds.com at ---
Doggie Days Event
Country Pets is hosting a Dog Show and Dog Carnival July 30th from 10am to 3pm. Everyone is eligible to enter the dog show. No experience necessary. It is all for fun!
4520 E 13000 N Chester Ut
Free grooming, Prizes, and more!
Contact: Lauren at 1-661-713-1127
Athenian eAcademy Charter School
Athenian eAcademy is a public charter school that is tuition free and specializes in blended instruction. Our teachers are committed to rigorous standards-based instructions in rural Utah and our classrooms are small which allows us to focus on the individual needs of each student. Now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year! Contact us now at (385) 715-5400 or check out our website at AEA.ROCKS. We are located at 99 West 300 South in Ephraim Utah.
Contact: Ashley Thompson at (385) 715-5400
CAMP FLOYD STATE PARK TO HOST HISTORY CAMPS FOR KIDS
Camp Floyd History Camps for kids are a fun-filled educational experience about how soldiers lived at Camp Floyd between 1858 – 1861, and how the Utah War served pre-Civil War objectives. Campers meet costumed interpreters, play 19th century games, drill, march and set up a soldier’s camp, fire an 1860s period firearm, make and take home soldier craft activities. Other activities include conducting a full-scale military exercise; and observing muskets and a cannon fired.
Participants will receive a 2016 History Camp t-shirt, Union or Confederate kepi, replica rifle, canteen, haversack, wooden yo-yo and more. Campers return home each day with furlough papers. The park may be able to provide carpooling information with others in your area. These programs are for both boys and girls, eight to 11 years of age. Each camp is limited to 26 participants and runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Reservations and a $95 camp fee are required. Choose from 5 different camp dates.
Applications for the camp can be made online beginning March 10, 2016 at campfloyd.utah.gov Look for the EVENTS tab
Contact: campfloyd.utah.go at 801-768-8932
Ephraim McDonalds School Fundraiser
Pre-Opening Local School Fundraiser
COME SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!!!
WHERE: Ephraim McDonald’s WHEN: August 2, 2016 FROM: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
We will give a portion of all sales to the participating schools plus the school with the most votes will receive an additional $200.00!!
Contact: facebook: under Ephraim McDonalds at ---
Mt. Pleasant City All-Night Softball Tournament
Mt. Pleasant City All- Night Softball Tournament Aug. 5 & 6. $175 registration fee. 14 players per team. Deadline to register is August 1. For more information contact the Recreation Department.
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach Opening
Wasatch Academy has a part time seasonal opening for the girls varsity volleyball coach. Coaching experience preferred but not necessary. If interested, be prepared to send a resume, and 2 letters of recommendation. For more information or to apply call or email Travis Madsen. email@example.com.
Contact: Travis Madsen at 801-372-3445
The Resource Clothing Needs Volunteers to Give Haircuts
We are looking for professionals, throughout the county, who are willing to provide 1-2 free haircuts for needy families in our area.
We will have drawings for free haircuts at our Back to School event on Saturday, Aug. 6th. Winners will be given a coupon with contact information and will call and schedule an appointment.
If you are willing to volunteer please contact Nancy or message our fb page.
Contact: Nancy Bean at 851-0603
North Sanpete Alumni Volleyball Tournament
Saturday August 6 @ North Sanpete High Matches start at 9 am.
Form your own teams or we’ll help you find a team. Eligible players include current NSH volleyball players and/or alumni.
$15 per player. Includes a t-shirt and 5 match guarantee.
Register online at www.nsh.nsanpete.org on the volleyball page.
Contact: Rickie Stewart at 469-0321
Free USDA Energy Efficiency Workshop
Attention Utah Farmers and Small Business Owners! Would it help your business to reduce energy costs? Attend a FREE WORKSHOP discussing how USDA Rural Development can help: •Tuesday, August 2nd, 1-3 pm: USDA Bldg. Rm #4216 125 S. State, SLC •Wednesday, August 3rd, 1-3 pm: USDA Center 330 N. 600 E. Richfield
Data collectors wanted, attend free training, call to pre-register:
Thursday & Friday, August 4th & 5th, USDA Center 330 N. 600 E. Richfield
www.myutahenergyaudit.com Registration encouraged but not required.
Contact: Erica Wightman at 979-1984 or 1-800-732-1399
McDonalds opening week events
Every day pick up the coloring contest sheet all week, for Saturday’s Grand Opening.
Tuesday, August 2nd from 5-8pm only. Pre-Opening Elementary school fundraiser.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 6am -1am – first opening day. @ 6am the first 25 customers get a free Big Mac for a year, first 30 elementary age school children get a backpack. 25cent ice cream cones all day.
Thursday, August 4th, 6am to 1am. First 200 customers receive water bottle – free fountain drink in bottle for the month of August. All day 50 cent small fires.
Friday, August 5th, 6am to 1am. First 40 customers receive McDonald’s beach ball, all day 25 cent fountain drinks.
Saturday, August 6th, 6am to 1am. First 40 customers receive McDonald’s beach ball. All day Happy Meals just $1. Turn in coloring sheet by 1pm. Radio Remote on the Wolf 97.7fm, x box giveaway,Elementary school winner announced, winners of coloring contest ( 10 winners get 5 free happy meal cards and an Ephraim McDonalds Panda Bear. There will also be t-shirts, pins, frisbees, and balls.
Contact: facebook at Ephraim McDonalds
The Resource Clothing Bank BACK TO SCHOOL SUPER SATURDAY
Saturday, Aug. 6, The Resource Clothing Bank will be open from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.
There will be tables of fall and winter clothing and winter coats to help families supplement their back to school shopping. Drawings will be held for free haircuts.
The Resource Clothing Bank is located at 35 North 100 East in Manti. It provides free, gently used clothing. There are no income guidelines, everyone is welcome. We are run completely by volunteers and donations.
Donations may be dropped off anytime. For more information see our Facebook page or contact Nancy
Contact: Nancy Bean at 851-0603
Summer run training
The cross country teams at North Sanpete High School and Wasatch Academy will offer three morning runs a week at 6:45 am starting June 13 to the start of the school year:
Mondays at the track at North Sanpete HS Wednesdays at the Fairview Ball Fields (100 N 200 W) Fridays at Terrel’s parking lot in Mt. Pleasant
These runs are for high school athletes who want to get in shape for the fall but are also open to any and all community members, from beginners to experienced. Call Coach Bill Bedford (435 262-7350) for details or questions.
Contact: Bill Bedford at 262-7350
Hours of operation
6-11 am Sat
Live Music Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday at lunch
Contact: (435) 527-4129
North Sanpete School Information 2016-2017
Parents, please update your student registration forms no later than August 1st. You may do this at home by getting on www.nsanpete.org under the parent tab for the online registration help document. You can also find the Ipad Student Internet Acceptable Use Policy paper . Please use your powerschool account, if you don’t have one contact the school secretary or Amanda Morley at 462-2485.
Counselors will be available August 1 -5th from 9am to 3pm in the counseling center to assist with schedule changes. After August 7th there is a $10 late fee.
Fee payments will be accepted beginning August 8th. It can be done on-line at myschoolfees.com or during registration hours August 8th or 9th.
New student registration, fee payment, and waiver request will be August 8th from 10am to 1pm or August 9th from 4 – 7pm. Waiver forms can be accessed at www.nsanpete.org. Application for fee waivers must be completed by October 1st.
Freshman Orientation is Thursday, August 11th at 10am.
School begins Thursday, August 18th at 8:15am.
Senior photos August 8th and 9th from 9am to 2pm. Yearbook photos will be taken on Friday, August 19th during school hours.
There will also be a Mandatory iPad Orientation and Distribution for all middle and high school students.
August 16th, 2016, for Grades 7, 11, and 12: A-D 4-5pm, E-K 5-6pm, L-Q 6-7pm, R-Z 7-8pm.
August 17th, 2016, for grades 8, 9, and 10: A-D 4-5pm, E-K 5-6pm, L-Q 6 to 7pm, R-Z 7 – 8pm.
Students and at least one parentmust attend.
Contact: North Sanpete School District at 462-2485
Exhibit Bldg. 2016 Fair Schedule
Saturday, Aug 20th – entries accepted from 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Monday, August 22nd – 3-6pm baked goods and vegetables accepted, (items on plate and covered with wrap).
Tuesday, August 23rd – closed for judging
Wednesday, August 24th – 9-11am accepting open class florals—2pm exhibit building open until 8pm.
Thursday, August 25th – 11am – 8pm exhibit building open.
Friday, August 26th – open 11am – 8pm
Saturday, August 27th – open 11am to 8pm
Monday, August 29th – 3-6pm pick up entries from exhibit building
Contact: Sandi Schoppe at 851-4322
Sanpete County Fair
Items will be received for the Exhibit Building on August 20th from 1pm to 5pm. We have hanging frames for the quilts this year to protect them and display them better. Two Hand made quilts per person, hand stitched or machine stitched, that have not been entered in our fair will be accepted. We discourage tied quilts. Please bring your other talents! Baked goods, bottled fruits and vegetables, fine arts, sewing, leather, wood, all sorts of hand made items. We hope to be filled to the brim with items of your talent this year. You will need to pick up your items on Monday August 29th from 3:00 – 6:00 pm… If there are any time changes I will post it. Any questions please give me a call.
Contact: Sandi Schoppe at 851-4322
Community Garden opportunity
There is an opportunity for families, 4-H youth and Eagle Scouts to have an educational garden experience at the community garden. This is a free opportunity, but will require:
1 day per week minimum commitment, although you may do more.
The amount of work done determines the share of the garden and the harvest.
Families are required to help one weekend during the farmer’s market.
If you are interested, call Pete at 283-3472.
Contact: Pete at 283-3472
Manti Irrigation notice
Notice to all residents of Manti. Summer water conservation practices have started. No outside watering between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Also reduce your total water consumption by at least half. We are worse off than last year.
Contact: Manti Irrigation at 435-851-3283
Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Richfield is hiring housekeepers. Starting wage is $9 per hour with opportunity of more depending on how quickly one knows how to clean;) Must be a team player and guest friendly. Self motivation and organizational skills are a must. Includes: Health Benefits, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, discounts on several Hotel Brands, Bonuses and other perks that comes along with caring for a castle:):) Please bring application or Resume in and eager to work!!;)
Contact: Lorie Nowers at 896-8552
Head Start enrollment
Head Start Preschool in Mt. Pleasant & Centerfield Utah, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Head Start is a free, 5 hour a day program. We offer breakfast, lunch, health screenings, and so much more.
The Mt. Pleasant center is located at 1150 Blackhawk Rd., Mt. Pleasant. Phone number: 435-580-5080.
Centerfield center, 270 East 300 North, Centerfield, Ut. Phone number: 435-529-8120
Contact: Head Start at 435-580-5080
Rotating artisit exhibition at the Fairview Museum
A reception to honor the work of Sandra Johnson will be held Friday, July 22nd from 6:30 to 8pm in the Fairview Museum Rotating Artist’s Gallery. The art will remain on display until September 15th.
The Museum will also be raffling off a donated giclee print of Sandra’s art works for $5/tickets during the exhibit.
Fairview Museum is located at 85 North, 100 East in Fairview, Utah.
Contact: Fairview Museum at ---
Hoodoo Hill Flea Market
1515 South Highway 117 Mt. Pleasant
The flea market will be open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 17 & 18, July 15 & 16, August 19 & 20, September 16 & 17.
Admission is free. We are planning a bigger and better year with vintage & antiques, old books, handcrafted keepsakes & gifts, repurposed & upcycled, country & shabby chic. Find your next DIY project!
Seller spaces are $5 & $15 each day.
Contact: Colleen Lusk at 406-2469
Water Conservation Guidelines
The Utah Division of Water Resources has launched a campaign to encourage residents to use less water this summer. A weekly lawn watering guide with recommended levels of water lawns need each week is available for each county in the state. The guide can be found at conservewater.utah.gov.
Contact: conservewater.utah.gov at ---
New Find your Park Website
The National Park services is having a hundred year celebration.
As part of the centennial celebration, the National Park Service has kicked off a movement called Find Your Park to inspire people to connect with, enjoy, and support America’s national parks. At FindYourPark.com visitors can virtually explore Utah’s (and other states’) national parks and find out about special events .
FindYourPark.com is just one of the many ways the National Parks Service is celebrating its centennial. Visit www.nps.gov to find out more.
Contact: --- at ---
Free National Park Days in 2016
January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
April 16 through 24: National Park Week.
August 25 through 28: National Park Service Birthday.
September 24: National Public Lands Day.
November 11: Veterans Day.
Contact: --- at ---
Blood Pressure Clinics
free blood pressure clinics sponsored by Gunnison Valley Home Care are monthly at the following locations: Manti Senior Center the second Wednesday of every month from 11:15 to 12:15. Gunnison Senior Center the third Thursday of every month from 11:30 to 12:30. Salina Senior Center on the third Thursday of every month from 11:00 to 12:00. The Richfield Senior Center on the third Wednesday of every month from 11am to 12:00. The Monroe Senior Center on the Third Thursday of every month from 11am to 12.
Contact: Krista at 435-528-3955
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
Mt. Pleasant Library New Schedule
Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s New Schedule
Mondays and Fridays: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays-Thursdays: 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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
World War II Veterans stories
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs and the Utah State History are teaming up to collect stories of Utah’s World War II veterans.
Veterans and their families are encouraged to go to mymilitarystory.utah.gov to share their stories.
Donations of artifacts, such as diaries, photos and memoirs to state or local historical agencies is also encouraged.
Contact: mymilitarystory.utah.gov at ---
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 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 125 S. State Street, #2 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.
There will be no meeting September 17, and the meetings in October will be October 8 and 22.
If you have questions about NAMI Sanpete County, please call 435-851-0220
Contact: Vickie Anderson at 435-851-0220
Come join us on the 3rd Friday of each month from 7-9pm at the Ephraim Stake Center (400 E. Center, Ephraim) for an exciting evening filled with great music, awesome dancing, and lots of fun! Whether you want to listen to sweet tunes or to learn or improve your traditional dance skills, there will be a little something for everyone. The focus will be on more traditional dances (waltz, cha-cha, tango, swing, etc.). No experience is required, and all are welcome to attend (children under 16 must be supervised by their parents or guardians).
For more info, contact Steve Zollinger (email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Contact: Steven Zollinger or Renae Anderson at 813-2671 (Steven) or 851-0387 (Renae)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A POOL PARTY WITH 40 OF YOUR FRIENDS AT THE RICHFIELD CITY POOL ON AUGUST 9TH FROM 5 – 8PM. EVERYONE WILL GET PIZZA FROM JORGENSEN BOWLING AND OTHER GOODIES.
ENTER TO WIN UNTIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 2ND. 2 QUALIFIERS WILL BE PICKED FROM EACH SPONSOR LOCATION ON AUGUST 2ND, AND BE INVITED TO OUR QUALIFIER PARTY AT THE RICHFIELD IFA ON AUGUST 4TH FROM 4-6PM. PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN AWAY AND THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF THE POOL PARTY WILL BE ANNOUNCED LIVE ON THE AIR ON THE WOLF.