Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 25, 2013
Bulletin Board – April 25, 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.

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 turned the water on. Agricultural users have been issued two regular turns for the season. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per share. We are now reading meters. Please keep track of your readings to avoid exceeding your allotment. If you have any questions, call the office at 884-3451.


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 26, 6 p.m., Date night movie at the library. For ages 18 and older.



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.

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.


United Methodist Church

At Tooele UMC we welcome all who want to discover God’s love and worship in a friendly, accepting and loving environment. Come as you are, whoever you are, wherever you are in your spiritual journey. Sunday worship service, 11 a.m. Lunch and Learn, Wednesdays 12:30 to 2 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy an interactive bible study led by Pastor Debi. Please check our website,, or call Tooele UMC’s office at 882-1349 or Pastor Debi’s cell at (801)651-2557 for more info. We are located at 78 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele.

Wednesday meal

Every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., we will serve a free spaghetti dinner from Tooele United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to come and eat. Our goal is to provide a free, hot meal for the homeless population in Tooele. We want to offer them a safe, warm place to eat and relax for a few hours every Wednesday evening. We also want to get the community involved and invite all people in order to forge relationships and build bridges between people of all economic backgrounds in Tooele. Although the meal is being served from TUMC, it is a non-denominational event and we invite and encourage all people to join us. We will need help and volunteers in various ways, such as helping to serve, cook and clean up, donate food and share talents. If you are interested in getting involved, e-mail Carissa Sanders at or call (785) 737-3467.

Church of Christ

Church of Christ meets at 430 W. Utah Ave. Bible class, Sunday at 10 a.m. and worship from 11 a.m. to noon. Wednesday Bible class at 7 p.m. We seek to be the Lord’s church established about 33 AD. The Bible produces nondenominational Christians only. Jesus is our only head of the church, headquarters are heaven. Come and grow with us. Call 882-4642.

Cornerstone Baptist

Passion for God, compassion for people at 276 E. 500 North in Tooele, phone: 882-6263. Come as you are this Sunday, where you can hear a message from the Bible and meet new friends. Service times: Bible study (for all ages) 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m.; WiseGuys children’s program 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all services, and children’s church during morning worship. WiseGuys Program during evening worship.

Mountain of Faith Lutheran

We’re a healthy, growing congregation who welcomes newcomers and reaches out to those in need. Join us for worship Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. at 560 S. Main Street, Tooele. We treat the word of God with respect without taking ourselves too seriously. Check us out on Facebook by searching for Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church. Please join us for meaningful worship that is also casual and relaxed. For more information about our family of faith, call 882-7291.

St. Barnabas’ Episcopal

Weekly service of word, prayer and sacrament followed by fellowship. Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church, 1784 N. Aaron Drive, Tooele. Phone: 882-4721. Email: Web at You are God’s beloved child, beautifully created in God’s own image. Whatever your history, wherever you are in life’s journey, the Episcopal Church welcomes you.

Spanish services

La Iglesia Biblica Bautista de Tooele le invita a sus servicios en espanol Jueves 6 p.m., Domingos 2 p.m. We invite you to their Spanish services on Thursday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Come to know a church that focused in the word of God rather than the emotions. God loves you and he wants to reveal himself to you. Located at 276 E. 500 North, Tooele. Call 840-5036, rides provided.

St. Marguerite

Saint Marguerite Catholic Church’s weekly schedule: Eucharist: Saturdays, 5 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m., noon (Spanish), 6 p.m.; weekdays, 9 a.m. Reconciliation: Saturdays, 4 to 4:45 p.m. or by appointment. Religious education: Sundays, 4:30 p.m., followed by the 6 p.m. Sunday Eucharist. The church is located at 15 S. Seventh St. Contact 882-3860.

Brit-Ammi Kahal

Covenant People Assembly are teaching the Hebrew roots of the Christian faith. Visitors welcome on Saturdays at 1 p.m., 37 S. Main Street, Tooele. Call 843-5444 for more information.

Bible Baptist Church

We are having a bluegrass revival at Bible Baptist Church. Come join us for some good gospel music and preaching through April 28. The folks at Bible Baptist Church would like to invite you to some old fashioned church services with singing from the old fashioned hymns and messages from the old fashioned KJV Bible. Some things should never change. Sunday Service times: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; gospel hour, 11 a.m.; Bible study, 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening services, 6 p.m. Contact Pastor Jeff Sinner at 840-2152.

Mountain View Baptist Church

We would like to invite you to discover what God’s plan and purpose is for your life. The Bible contains all of the answers for life’s questions. Come and join us this Sunday for our adult Bible study and graded Sunday School which starts at 9:45 a.m. Our worship service begins at 11 a.m. We also have a Bible study time each Sunday at 6 p.m. We meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for prayer time. Bring your needs and let us pray together for God’s help. Mountain View Baptist Church meets at the Eastgate Plaza in Grantsville, Suite 2C. Join us.

Stansbury Park Baptist Church

Please join us each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for worship and Bible study at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse (located next to the swimming pool). Colossians and 2nd Timothy are the current teaching focus. For details, please call 830-1868 or go to

Tooele First Baptist Church

It looks like spring has finally sprung. This spring, join us for a warmth of fellowship and spiritual growth as we celebrate Christ together. We invite you to join us on Sunday mornings for Bible study and Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. and our worship celebration at 11 a.m. You can reach us at 882-2048 or check out our website at

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church at 349 N. Seventh Street would like to invite you to hear of God’s grace and the love of Christ who died to forgive you of your sins and attain salvation on your behalf every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. and every Sunday evening at 6 p.m.


Humanitarian yard sale

There will be a humanitarian yard sale on April 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at 6736 Old Mill Road in Stansbury Park. All proceeds will go to benefit those in need.

Food drive

Game Haven in Tooele is having its grand opening ribbon cutting on May 4 at 11 a.m. To celebrate, the store will be hosting a food drive the week of April 29 through May 4. All food and money donations will be given to the Tooele County Food Bank.

CASA volunteers

Lift up a child’s voice, a child’s life. Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom. Volunteers work until the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. Volunteers are common citizens over 21 years old with a heart for vulnerable children. Apply at or call (801)574-1472.

Writing volunteers

Valley Mental Health in Tooele, a non-profit organization, is looking for several volunteers with grant writing experience and/or computer/typing skills to perform data entry at the Tooele office. Must pass a background check and be able to volunteer a few hours or more each week (can volunteer anytime Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Contact Alex C. Gonzalez or Adrienne Berrett at 843-3520.

Food pantry

The First Baptist Church in Tooele is offering an emergency food pantry to meet the needs of our community. The food pantry is available for emergency needs. Hours of operation are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. We are located at 580 S. Main Street. For information call 882-2048.

Rocky Mountain Hospice

While it can be difficult at times, volunteering can be a most rewarding and worthwhile experience. Rocky Mountain Hospice is looking for dedicated individuals who are willing to spend one to two hours per week volunteering. We ask for a time commitment of at least six months. We provide 12 hours of training, TB testing and a background check. Hospice volunteers assist end-of-life patients and their families with friendly visits and companionship, respite care for caregivers, light housekeeping, grocery shopping and end of life projects. Please contact Tina Rasmussen at (801)397-4904 or

Hospice volunteers

Hospice volunteers are needed for Harmony Hospice to give a wonderful gift: your time, companionship, yardwork and music. Become an 11th hour volunteer. Call Coy at 225-6586.

Volunteer opportunity

Rocky Mountain Care Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is looking for volunteers in Tooele. Our volunteers provide respite care, friendly visits, conversation, light household chores, and other needs to terminally ill patients who are on our hospice services. Please visit our website at Training, background check, and TB test required — all provided. Please contact Jill at (801)397-4904 for additional information.

Cat food needed

Local non-profit rescue group desperately needs cat food to feed the homeless cats in Tooele. Please drop off donations at 178 W. 700 North or the Tooele Veterinary Clinic at 1182 N. 80 East. Any questions please call 882-2667.

Tooele Animal Outreach

Tooele Animal Outreach is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization desperately seeking volunteers in our community who love animals like we do to help continue finding forever homes for abandoned and neglected animals. We need volunteers for various projects, i.e. posting animal pictures on the Internet, taking foster animals to vet appointments, organizing fundraising and adoption events, picking up donated food, blankets and medication for foster animals and fostering dogs. If you would like to find out more about our program, please contact Marci at 830-4049.

Paw-tato Bar Extravaganza

Tooele Animal Outreach is hosting its second annual Paw-Tato Bar Extravaganza on May 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Tooele Eagles Lodge, 50 S. First St. We will be having dinner, several raffle and silent auction items to win, an information booth and a very special guest speaker. The event is being held to raise money to help animals in need that Tooele Animal Outreach takes from local shelters. Cost is $10 per person. If tickets are purchased prior to the event, they are two for $18. Children 5 and under are free. Please join us for a fun event to help the animals who have no voice. For further questions, contact Marci at 830-4049 or Denise at 882-2085. We can also be contacted via email at or on Facebook.

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.


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. The Old Man Garage Band will be playing May 18 at 7 p.m. For members and their guests.


Jo-Jo Silk Bloomers will be at the Moose Lodge May 10, 11, 17 and 18 from noon to 6 p.m. to show her spring silk flower arrangements with a wide variety of Mother’s Day and Memorial Day arrangements. The show will be hosted by Joellen Williams. Please come and check out the great variety and special prices.

Mother’s Day event

On May 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the men will be cooking a free brunch for all the moms, grandmas and great-grandmas. The cost for everyone else is $5.

Shred day

On May 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., we will be hosting a shred day in the Moose Lodge parking lot. Please bring all your items you want to shred. The cost is $5 for as many items you have.

New officer installation

The newly elected officers in both the lodge and chapter will be installed April 26. The men will start at 6 p.m. and the women will start at 7 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 26, Sabrina Niles will cook and serve the dinners. The special is the five-piece shrimp dinner for $10.75 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.

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.

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 Hollien at 882-2340.

Charity bike ride

This family-friendly HeritageWest charity bike ride is on May 4 at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $25. That includes a free shirt while supplies last. There is the full 33-mile route plus a downhill “family route” with aid stations along the way. To register or for more details, call 833-7236 or visit

Golf tournament

The Tooele High School band is hosting a golf tournament. We are looking for golfers. For more information, contact Sherry at 496-0313.

THS band event

The Tooele High School band is hosting a “where the chips may fall” event. Squares available. Call Sherry at 496-0313. We’re also looking for vendors. The event will be May 18.

Spring boutique

There will be a spring boutique on May 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Taco Time/Big Rod’s community room. There will be Paparazzi jewelry, Avon and Tupperware, along with homemade crafts and more. The Tooele High School band is fundraising for their trip to Hawaii.

Magna boutique

There will be a boutique at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 2867 S. 9000 West in Magna, on April 27 from noon to 7 p.m. There are way too many vendors to name, but you will not be disappointed. We are also serving food. All money will go to the church to purchase an organ. Any questions, call Holly at 840-2199.

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.

Dairy Princess Pageant

The annual Dairy Princess/Ambassador Scholarship Pageant has been canceled.

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.

VFW meeting

There will be a meeting at the Tooele Pioneer Museum at 7 p.m. on April 25. Be there. It is election time and we will be planning for this weekend’s event.

Veterans event

There will be a community welcome home veterans event on April 27 from noon to 5 p.m. at Veteran’s Park in Tooele. The event is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and is open to veterans of any war. There will be music, entertainment and food. Donations are appreciated.

Attention veterans

The first meeting of the Tooele County Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Jordan M. Byrd DAV Chapter 20, will be on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. We welcome all current DAV members, DAV life members, members at large and spouses. Chapter 8 is having a meeting at 3 p.m. on April 27 at Golden Corral, 8800 S. Redwood Road. Spouses are also invited.

DAV of Utah

The Disabled American Veterans Department of Utah needs your help. We are looking for dedicated people to serve on our honor guard. Volunteers need to be veterans. Civilian buglers are encourage as well. Please call (801) 282-6858 or 830-7812. Gas and travel expenses paid.

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.

Stansbury football

Stansbury football sign ups begin online on May 1. In person registrations will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Stansbury Clubhouse on May 4, June 15 and July 13. Please print two copies of the online registration.

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.

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.

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., through the back entrance. Our May 14 speaker will be Ed Dalton. Dalton is an instructor of geology and earth sciences. This presentation is free and open to the public. Membership dues are only $10 a year if you would like to join. 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. 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, 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.

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. Next meeting is May 21 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Citizens Center, 59 E. Vine St. Cosponsored by Tooele County Aging Services (to participate call 843-4107) and Alzheimer’s Association–Utah Chapter. For information call (800)272-3900.

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. There will be a Cinco de Mayo dinner and dance on May 3 from 4 to 7 p.m.

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 teaches skills to relieve symptoms caused by stress, anger, fear, anxiety, depression and confusion. Support and fellowship is extended among those who share these kinds of problems. We’re now meeting at the Grantsville City Library, 42 N. Bowery St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Call Mary Ann at 884-0215 for information. Please call the library at 884-1670 to make sure we are having the group before coming.

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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