Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 18, 2013
Bulletin Board – April 18, 2013


Tooele tri sprint triathlon

Tooele City is excited to announce the first ever Tooele tri sprint triathlon. The race will be held June 29 at 7 a.m. at the Tooele City Pool Park. The race will feature a 5K run, 10-mile bike ride and a 400-yard swim. The registration fee is $25 and will include a race shirt if you register by May 24. For more information and to register, please visit, email or call 843-2142.

Tooele tri kid’s triathlon

Kid’s 12 and under start training today for the first ever Tooele tri kid’s triathlon. The race will be held June 28 at 6 p.m. at the Tooele City Pool Park. There will be three different age groups. The registration fee is $10 for the first child and $5 for each additional child in the same family. Please register by June 14. For more information and to register, please visit, email or call 843-2142.

Family boat race

Join Tooele City family recreation for a family boat race April 25 at the Pratt Aquatic Center, 55 N. 200 West in Tooele. Race check in will be at 5:45 p.m. and the race will start at 6 p.m. Families that would like to participate should make boats as a family prior to the activity. Please follow the rules listed at Boats will be raced around the lazy river at the swimming pool. Prizes will be awarded that evening. Families that pre-register and race a boat that night will be able to swim for free that evening. If you would like participate in this activity please pre-register by contacting Tooele City Parks and Recreation at 843-2142 or no later than April 23 at 5 p.m.

Miss Tooele City

Tooele City is excited to announce that the 2013 Miss Tooele City Scholarship Pageant will again be held as part of the city’s Fourth of July festivities. This is for Tooele City residents, girls ages 16 to 24. There are $750 to $1,000 scholarships available, plus additional prizes. There is no swimsuit or fitness competition. The pageant will be held on July 1, but don’t delay, the application deadline is May 30. Applications and additional information are available on our website. Please visit or contact Kami Perkins at 843-2105 or for more information.


Family History Center

Greet your ancestors free at the Grantsville Family History Center, 117 E. Cherry St. All are welcome with consultants there to assist you. Open Mondays noon to 4 p.m., and Tuesday through Thursday noon to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Grantsville Irrigation

Grantsville Irrigation has postponed the turn-on date due to the cold weather. For updates on when the system will be turned on, check Facebook or call the office at 884-3451. Agricultural users have been issued two regular turns for the season. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per share. We will begin reading meters once the system is turned on.


Tooele City Library

Tuesdays, 11 a.m., Wiggle Worms (interactive story time for 1- to 2-year-old children); Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 and 11:30 a.m., story time; Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m., teen time with gaming, movies and more; Fridays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., kids crafts. April events: All month long, join the library’s new online recipe club. In this free community club, you can share recipes throughout each month. This club is for every skill level. We’re just getting set up, so fill out a quick form at the library with your name and email address. We will send you the information you need to get started. This month, share your cheese ball recipes. April 24, 6 p.m., Oh My Tech! Free email workshop. April 26, 6 p.m., Date night movie at the library. For ages 18 and older.


SHS events

Prom will be held at the State Capitol on April 19. If you would like to participate in promenade, the sign-up sheet is located on the door of the copy room. At least one person in the couple must be a junior to do the promenade. The CTE Fair will take place May 14, 15 and 16. Attending any one day between 4 and 8 p.m. at the district office with a parent will clear one U. Seniors, start checking your grades to make sure you get all of your U’s cleared so you’ll be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.

GHS musical

To commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the Grantsville High Theater Arts program with drama teacher and play director Matt Price, GHS will be performing the most popular Broadway musical of all time, “Phantom of the Opera”, on April 25, 26, 27, 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. Businesses who would like to support our students by advertising in the playbill please call 884-3807.

TJHS council meeting

The next Tooele Junior High School community council meeting will be held April 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the TJHS library. All TJHS parents are encouraged to attend.

Stansbury Elementary fundraiser

Stansbury Park Elementary School is having its PTA silent auction fundraiser April 24 at the school. It will be in conjunction with literacy night and “The Great Artist Program” art show. The auction will be open and pizza will be for sale from 5 to 7 p.m. Literacy night activities run from 6 to 7 p.m. Come see all the wonderful art your children have been creating this year and support your PTA. All funds from these sales will go directly to Stansbury Park Elementary PTA and all the programs PTA supports at the school.

Prom dress drive

Tooele High School’s Key Club is holding its annual prom dress drive and would like any help with donations of gently used prom dresses, tuxedos or anything else you would like to donate. If you would like to help, please drop off donations at Tooele High School’s front office at 301 W. Vine St.

Preschool program

The preschool program in Tooele County School District has openings in their tuition classrooms for 3 and 4 year olds. We also do monthly assessments if you have concerns about your child’s development. Call 833-1966.

Extended day program

St. Marguerite Catholic School is pleased to announce that we now offer an extended day program. Our program will run Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be lots of fun activities for the kids as well as help with homework. Please call 882-0081 for more info.

Excelsior Academy tours

Curious about charter schools? Want to know more about Excelsior Academy? Tours are held each Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. School tours cover a range of topics such as the Excelsior Academy Philosophy and Vision, Direct Instruction, CHAMPS and the character development program. There is also an opportunity to observe the school’s unique group settings. Come and tour the building and have any questions answered. Everyone is welcome, 124 E. Erda Way, Erda. 882-3062.

Tooele Family Center

Story and craft hour

Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Family Center as we enjoy the adventures of books and make fun crafts. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).

Preschool hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. the Tooele Family Center has a fun activity hour of learning, singing and creating. This Ready, Set, School! preschool class is for all children up to 5 years of age. Please come and enjoy the fun. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).


Network meetings

Looking to obtain or improve your employment? Come join the Tooele Networking Group and learn job seeking techniques, how to market yourself, get support and actually search job leads. Every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Tooele LDS Employment Resource Center located next to Deseret Industries. Everyone is welcome.

Online courses

Online courses in Network+ and Security+ IT are designed for the IT professional seeking to upgrade their skills and knowledge of networking and security, and prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. Call the TATC at 248-1800 for more information or to enroll.

Adult education

Get your high school diploma this year. All classes required for a high school diploma, adult basic education, GED preparation and English as a second language are available. Register now to graduate — just $50 per semester. Located at 211 Tooele Blvd., call 833-8750. Adult education classes are for students 18 and over.


ESOL conversational classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays. ESOL students may also come anytime the center is open for individualized study. Registration is $50 per semester. Call 833-8750 for more information.


TATC is moving

The TATC will be closed until April 30 in order to move into our new building on 88 S. Tooele Blvd. in Tooele. The doors open at the new building at 8 a.m. on May 1. Administration, staff and faculty are very excited to present the new building to the students and community.

Save the date

Please join us June 5 for our ribbon cutting and open house celebration. We invite all of Tooele County to come and celebrate the opening of your new technical college. This building has the latest energy saving technology, and is seeking Tooele County’s first LEED Silver rating. We look forward to a spectacular day of celebration with all of Tooele County starting at 11 a.m. with the ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by an open house from noon to 6 p.m. The new facility is located in Tooele City’s education corridor at 88 S. Tooele Blvd.

CNA class

Prepare for a career in healthcare quickly and economically in TATC’s new state-of-the-art facility. Instructors provide hands-on personal training to ensure you become exceptional in your field. In addition, TATC assists all graduates with job placement in one of the many CNA job openings employers have. Call 248-1800 to reserve your seat.

Moose Lodge

Meals at the lodge

Friday night dinners include clam chowder and halibut, shrimp or chicken strip baskets. Costs are $10 for halibut or shrimp baskets with a cup of chowder and $7 for chicken strips with a cup of chowder. A bowl of chowder is $4 and a cup of chowder is $2. Saturday night dinners include 16-ounce ribeye or T-bone steaks with your choice of baked potato or fries, salad and a roll for $15. A halibut or salmon steak with your choice of baked potato or fries, salad and a roll is $15 and jumbo shrimp with your choice of baked potato or fries, salad and a roll is $13. Members who purchase five dinners on Friday or Saturday nights at regular price will receive their next dinner free. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. For members and their guests.


Karaoke will be held April 18 from 7 to 11 p.m. A live band, Guitar Cats and the Prowlers, will be playing May 4 at 7 p.m. for an early celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Mexican food will be served that night. No steaks or fish on that date. For members and their guests.

Special event

In appreciation of our outgoing officers, the women are cooking us a special spaghetti dinner on April 22 at 6 p.m. The cost is $5 and all money goes to the WOTM charities. All members and their guests are invited.

New officer installation

The newly elected officers in both the lodge and chapter will be installed April 26. Women will start at 5 p.m. and men at 6 p.m. Please come and welcome in the newly elected officers.


Steak night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. On April 19, Barbara and Kevin Denner will cook and serve the dinners. The special is the 12-ounce sirloin steak dinner for $8.75 with all the trimmings. Please come up, have a delicious dinner and socialize. Members and guests are invited.

Queen of Hearts night

The Eagles will have a fun game on Monday nights from 5 to 7 p.m. Come up, have a cool one, purchase a ticket and win the Queen of Hearts.

Mexican dinner

Kathy and Richard Wamsley will serve a Mexican dinner on April 20 at 6 p.m. The cost will be $7 per person. There will be a raffle. All proceeds will go to the Children AIDS Awareness and Medical Research. Please come out and support this most worthwhile charity for children. Members and guests invited.

Service project

The Tooele Eagles has joined forces with Two Men and a Truck to gather hygiene articles, paper products, blankets, dishes and more for the YWCA Women’s Shelter. The company has put a big box at the lodge for the collection of these items. Please give as you can and help with this project.

Tooele County Historical Society

Historical books

Tooele Co. Historical Society books are available for purchase. The History of Tooele County Volume 11 is $25. The Mining, Smelting and Railroading in Tooele is $15, and we will also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends. Contact Alice Dale at 882-1612.

Seeking historical items

Tooele Co. Historical Society would like members of the community who have any family or personal histories, photographs, books, brochures, DVDs, VHS tapes or newspaper articles that you would like to donate to our organization to please call us. We are also looking for books, newspaper articles, photos, brochures or any history that pertains to the Tooele County area. If you would like to donate them to our organization, or if you would let us make a copy for the Tooele County Historical Society, please call Alice Dale at 882-1612.

Historical sign

The Tooele Co. Historical Society has recently made a loan agreement with the Utah State Historical Society to display an old Lincoln Highway sign that was on the border of Utah and Nevada. The unique sign is on display at the Pioneer Museum.

Groups and Events

Fair Board meeting

There will be a Fair Board meeting on April 29 at 6 p.m. at Deseret Peak Complex.

Webelos outdoor activity

Calling all BSA registered Webelos or Bears that will be 10 years old by Aug. 31. You and your parent are invited to register and attend the annual Webelos outdoor activity on May 10 and 11. A parent must be present at all times. Scouts are scheduled to work on six to seven activity badges during this event. Tent camping on Friday night is available, but not required. Tent camping helps to pass off requirements for the Arrow of Light award or the Outdoorsman Activity badge. Cost is $30 (cash or check only) for Boy Scout and his parent, Friday night snacks, hot breakfasts and lunches on Saturday, supplies for various activities and T-shirt for Scout. A T-shirt for parents may be purchased for an additional cost. Register at McBeths, 882-4613. Deadline for registration is April 24. Questions, call Michelle or Roger at 882-9919.

Earth Day service

We would like all the residents in Tooele County to join us by getting their families together, dressing up in red, white and blue, and picking up litter around the county sometime between Thursday and Saturday. Post photos of your family on the Tooele Republican Party Facebook page or email them to to be posted if you don’t have Facebook.

Earth Day concert

Girl Scout Troop #46 will host an Earth Day Cookie Concert at Deseret Peak Complex on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Musical entertainers, a magician, carnival games, classic cars, a silent auction, bounce houses, food and more family fun will be available. Tickets will be for sale at the door or call 566-6000. Visit for more information.

Arbor Day events

National Arbor Day is a celebration dedicated to the planting of trees on the last Friday in April. This year, Arbor Day will be held on April 26 in conjunction with events planned by the Tooele County Master Gardeners. The public is invited to attend these events being held in their communities. The Tooele City event will be hosted by Speirs Farm, 394 W. 200 South, at 6 p.m. Each year trees are planted honoring past mayors. This year the three mayors selected for this honor are James A. Bevan, Peter Van Otten and Frank H. Bowman. Part of the celebration will include the reading of selected events from the lives of these mayors. For more information about this event, contact Barbara Barlow at 882-0006. Grantsville City is sponsoring a fifth grade elementary school poster contest. The winners will be awarded with a large tree by Mayor Brent Marshall who will later sign the Arbor Day Proclamation at the Grantsville City Hall. Trees will then be distributed to celebrate the ninth annual Tree City USA. For more information, contact Gary Fawson at 884-1936. Stockton is including their Arbor Day events with the start of their 150th Founders Day Celebration at the Stockton LDS Church on April 27 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Kaye Holien at 882-2340.

Stansbury cemetery plots

Plots for the Stansbury Cemetery are now available. Prices for Stansbury residents are $350 each through Memorial Day, and $450 each for non-residents through Memorial Day. Discounts also apply with purchases of four plots or more. Call the Stansbury Service Agency at 882-6188 or Glenn Oscarson at 840-2462 for more information.


There will be a boutique on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1522 E. Pass Canyon in Erda. There will be lots of Mother’s Day gifts and summer items.

Dairy Princess Pageant

The annual Dairy Princess/Ambassador Scholarship Pageant is set for May 18. Young women interested in participating can pick up information packets from Cheryl Adams in the Tooele County Commission Office, 47 S. Main St., on the third floor. An information meeting is scheduled for April 23 at 4 p.m. in the commission office. A scholarship in the amount of $650 will be awarded to the princess, and the two attendants will receive $350. To be eligible you must be a single (never been married) junior or senior in the 2012-2013 school year at a Tooele County high school, or have a high school diploma or equivalent and be no older than 23. You must also maintain a 2.8 GPA and be willing to promote a healthy lifestyle. For more information, please call Adams at 843-3150 during the day or 830-6989 or 882-3544 in the evenings. The deadline for all applications is May 2 at 5 p.m.

Open mic night

Lupita’s Tacos, 21 E. Vine St. in Tooele, is hosting an acoustic open mic night on Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Sign up at 6:30 p.m., jam and perform in turn. Do you play an instrument or sing? Are you just starting lessons or are you a seasoned performer? It doesn’t matter. We’ll applaud and encourage you. Here’s your chance to show your friends and family what you can do. Si ud. Toca un instrumento o canta, venga a divertirse con nosotros, en Ingles y Espanol. Hosted by Sam Kunz Sr., troubador and musician to old folks, playing old style country songs, classics and some Spanish songs. For more info, call Sam at (575) 640-3453. Sponsored by Lupita’s Tacos and Farmers Dave Millard Agency.

Pathways Shelter fundraiser

Pathways Domestic Violence Shelter is holding its first ever fundraiser since becoming a 501(c)3 in November 2012. The fundraiser will be held June 8 at the Dow James building in Tooele. We are in need of sponsors, vendors, music (preferably karaoke, but open to others) and volunteers. Please contact Joanne Shugart at 248-9900 or

Plein air art contest

The Tooele City Arts Council is excited to announce the first ever plein air art contest to be held during the Tooele Arts Festival, June 17 to 23. Artists can sell and display their work and win prizes up to $500. Categories will be draw and paint, photography and found objects. Please go to and click on the Tooele City Arts Council logo for registration information and details, or contact Chris Wilcox at 840-3838.

Call for entries

Grantsville High School’s annual Sterling Scholar Art Show is hosted by Beth Coles this year. As our Art Sterling Scholar, she has organized a community show in which the entire Tooele County is invited to enter artwork in the show. Age, level of proficiency, type of art and any type of mediums used are all accepted. Categories are painting, drawing, photography (each photo submitted must be at least 8×10), sculpture, mixed media, printmaking and floral design (real flowers, judged that evening and used as table decorations). Each entry is $2. Bring community work to the front office and pay the secretary. Leave your work with her, fill out the tag completely and tape to the bottom right edge of your frame if it is 2D work. All 2D work must be framed and ready to hang. Tag must accompany each piece. Work is due by April 19.

Master Gardener meeting

The next meeting of the Tooele County Master Gardeners is April 24 in the USU Extension classroom, 151 N. Main St., Tooele. The business meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. with a presentation on home poultry raising. The public is invited to come and hear USU Extension poultry specialist Dr. David D. Frame speak on the general management and care of small flocks of chicken in the backyard. Frame is certified with the American College of Poultry Veterinarians and has served on a number of boards and committees involving poultry. Come and join the Master Gardeners to hear more about the feeding, housing and health care of poultry.

Art and Literary Society

The next meeting of the Stansbury Art and Literary Society will be the semi-annual open house on April 23 at 7 p.m. at the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce Building, 154 S. Main St. The public is invited to come and see an exhibit of artwork done by local artists and craft people. There will also be individual presentations given of the monthly project. This month’s project is to create a work of art using weather as the theme in the medium of your choice. Take advantage of this opportunity to find out what the people involved in the local cultural arts community have accomplished. Refreshments will be served.

Women’s golf league

Stansbury Park Women’s Golf League will start May 7 at 5:30 p.m. A casual dinner and opening meeting will follow. League play is every Tuesday at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please come join the fun.

Democratic convention

Notice is hereby given that the organizing convention of the Democratic Party for Tooele County will be held April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce building, 154 S. Main St. At this convention a county chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary and treasurer are to be elected to serve for two consecutive years. Nominations for these positions can be taken from the floor at the time of the meeting. Other party business will be considered for discussion. Delegates to the county organizing convention shall be the same persons who were selected or officially appointed to serve as delegates to the Tooele County primary convention, which was held this past year, and who have not died, resigned or been disqualified. All central committee members are notified to be available for a meeting beginning one hour prior to the start of the organizing convention at the same location.

All Star Hoop Camp

The All Star Hoop Camp will be held at Tooele High School June 3 to 6 by THS’s varsity basketball staff and players. Learn to master the fundamentals that make a great player, like ball handling, passing, defense, guard play, post play, communication, rebounding, team concepts and shooting. There will be a camp T-shirt for every camper. Times will be 8 to 10 a.m. for boys entering ninth to 12th grades, 10 a.m. to noon for boys entering second to fifth grades, and noon to 2 p.m. for boys entering sixth to eighth grades. Questions? Contact Coach Faux at (801) 921-9205. Camp fee is $60, payable to the THS finance office or by phone at 833-1978.

Deseret Peak softball

Registration is now open for the 2013 men’s and coed leagues. The fee is $425 per team and must be paid by April 24. Cash or check payments can be made at the convention center office at Deseret Peak or credit card payment over the phone by calling Chris at 843-4003. Any questions regarding the leagues contact Jeff at 840-1735.

Mental awareness event

A children’s mental awareness campaign event will be held May 8 at Tooele City Swimming Pool Park from 3 to 7 p.m. All are welcome. Come learn more about children’s mental health with fun trivia, games and information booths. Earn tickets by participating to win prizes, treats and race on the inflatable obstacle course. Come out and help us expose the stigma.

Chili cook-off

The Western Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse is hosting a chili cook-off on April 20 at Maverik Country Store, 246 E. 2000 North in Tooele. Come join us for one of the hottest events of the year. Bring your best chili to help abused children and earn bragging rights. Chili tasting will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with awards announced at 2 p.m. All proceeds will go to benefit BACA. For contest entry form and rules, call 841-7972. There is no cost to compete. The donation to taste and judge is $5 per person or $15 per family.

Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Tooele Senior Center, 59 E. Vine St., at 7:30 p.m. Membership dues are only $10 a year. Come learn about rocks and minerals, field trips for rock collecting and our big rock show in September. Come have fun with us. Visit us on Facebook. For more information, contact us at 882-5752 or

Stockton’s anniversary

Coming soon to Stockton is the kick off to the town’s 150 years celebration. There will be several free events. On April 27 (Arbor Day) there will be Stockton histories and fireworks. On May 18, there will be Indian histories and performances. On June 15, there will be mining history. All events will be held at the Stockton Ward at 5 p.m. On Aug. 17, Stockton Days will be celebrated with a parade, quilt raffle, games and vendors at Stockton Ballpark.

Overlake HOA

The next Overlake HOA board meeting will be held April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 1531 N. Main St. All homeowners and interested residents are invited and encouraged to attend. HOA meetings are usually held the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. The annual meeting is scheduled for June 20.

Summer club

The Tooele Boys & Girls Club will host a summer club from June 3 to Aug. 16. The club serves youth ages 6 to 12. Cost is $125 per month for an activity/snack fee. Cost is only $375 for the entire summer. Please note that space is limited and $125 is requested at time of registration. Register at any club location: Dow James Building at 438 W. 400 North; Youth Center at 102 N. Seventh St.; or Tooele Office at 352 N. Main St. Call 843-5719 and ask for Darlene, Marsha or Alisha for more information. Daily morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. Bring your own sack lunch. The club will be held at the Youth Center from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the Dow James Building from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Transportation from Tooele Youth Center to Dow James Building is provided by the Boys & Girls Club. Remember that open recreation is still operating from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Dow James Building and the cost is $10 per year. That fee is waived for summer club participants.

Bereavement support group

Harmony Hospice offers a weekly bereavement support group for any person who has had a loved one who has died. You do not need to be affiliated with Harmony or have had services in order to come and participate. Everyone is welcome. The group meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Harmony Home Health and Hospice, 2356 N. 400 East, Bldg. B, Suite 206 in Tooele. Please contact Leonard Barber for any questions you might have at 843-9054.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goal of the Sons of Utah Pioneers, Settlement Canyon Chapter is to keep alive the history and tremendous contributions of our early Tooele County pioneers and others. If this is something that you may be interested in joining, please attend a pot luck dinner the first Thursday of each month in the Tooele Senior Citizens Center at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is followed by a short program. Park behind the building and enter the northwest doors.

Alzheimer’s support group

Open to anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia (memory issues). Learn about this disease. Get/share ideas. Bring your loved one along. Trained staff will assist them while you attend meeting. Cosponsored by Tooele County Aging Services (to participate call 843-4107) and Alzheimer’s Association–Utah Chapter. For information call (800)272-3900.

Mood disorder support group

Do you or someone you love have a mood disorder? NAMI-Tooele affiliation offers help, hope and healing. Please join us for support group sessions every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the New Reflection Clubhouse on 900 South in Tooele. For more info, contact Kelly at 841-9903.

Family Support Center

The Family Support Center is a non-profit agency providing services in Salt Lake and Tooele County. Free 12-week in-home parenting skills program. Families with children birth to 17 will receive instruction during an 80-minute weekly visit to gain the tools they need to strengthen their family. Topics discussed include communication, conflict resolution, attachment and bonding, establishing rules and routines as well as managing stress. Please contact Rachel at (801) 955-9110 ext. 107 for more information. You can also visit


Grantsville Senior Center

Membership is $4 for 55 and older and includes newsletter. For dates, times, appointments, activities and meals, call 884-3446. Hearing appointments are on the first Tuesday of the month. Meals on Wheels are available for the homebound. A suggested donation of $2.50 for daily meals. For rides to senior centers or transport to doctor’s appointments or stores in Grantsville or Tooele, please call Holly at 843-4102. A donation of $2 for one way is suggested. The birthday dinner will be April 26 at 4 p.m. The Country Players will be the entertainment.

Tooele Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 and older. New and exciting activities have started. For info, call 843-4110. These include bridge and pinochle, arthritic exercise program three times a week, line dancing, woodworking, Wii games, watercolor class and karaoke. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served, daily donation of $2.50. The center also provides transportation to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas.

Senior Circle

Senior Circle is for those ages 50 and better and costs just $15 a year per person or $27 for a couple. Call 843-3690 for more information or a membership application. Lots of great health benefits and fun activities. June 23 to 29, trip to Mt. Rushmore/Black Hills. Cost is $599 per person, double occupancy.


Addiction recovery

The freedom from addiction group, RUSH, holds meetings on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., at 23 S. Main Street, Suite 33, Tooele.

Recovery International

Recovery International is a structured self-help group that follows a proven method. We meet every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Valley Mental Health, 100 S. 1000 West, Tooele. This group is for anyone who wants help overcoming depression, anxiety, anger, fears, phobias or repetitive thoughts. Call Mary Ann for more information at 884-0215.

S.A. recovery group

S.A. men’s group meets every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. at the Green House in Tooele. Call 841-7783 with questions.


Is someone’s drinking affecting your life? You don’t have to be alone. Al-Anon meetings every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon at residence, 77 W. 400 North. For more information please contact Perky at 843-7145 or Elizabeth at 884-0825.

Food addicts

Food addicts in recovery aim to lose weight and keep it off. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Weekly meetings held at Tooele County Museum, 47 E. Vine Street, on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Come in the back door; meetings are held in the basement. Call 882-0805 for more information.

Take off pounds sensibly

Need help to lose those extra pounds? We can help. TOPS is a weight loss support group open to men, women, teens and pre-teens. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Center, 59 E. Vine Street. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150, Lisa at 882-1442 or see for more information.

Addiction recovery Tooele

LDS Family Services addiction recovery meeting every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the LDS chapel at 1030 S. 900 West, in the Relief Society room. Enter on the west side of the church. The handicap entrance is on the south side of the church. This meeting addresses all addictions or character weaknesses. No children, please.

Addiction recovery Grantsville

LDS Family Services addition recovery meeting every Thursday night from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the LDS chapel at 415 W. Apple Street in the Relief Society room. Enter on the north side of the church. The handicap entrance is also on the north side of the church. This meeting address all addictions or character weaknesses. No children, please.

LDS addiction family support

If you have a loved one who is struggling with addictions of any kind, find help and support Sunday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Erda Ward building at 323 E. Erda Way. Enter on the east side of the building and go to the Relief Society room.

LDS porn addiction program

An LDS pornography addiction recovery support group meeting will be held every Friday evening from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Stansbury Stake Center, 417 E. Benson Road. Enter on the southwest side of building. Separate men’s recovery (for men struggling with pornography addictions) and women’s support meetings (for women whose husbands or family members are struggling with pornography) are held at the same time.

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