Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 4, 2013
Bulletin Board – April 4, 2013


Tooele triathlon

Tooele City is currently looking for volunteers to help with the city’s first triathlon that will take place in July. Anyone with experience in running a triathlon who would like to help please contact Terra at 843-2142 or at


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.

Dog clinic

Grantsville City is having a dog clinic on April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grantsville Fire Station.

Grantsville Irrigation

Grantsville Irrigation has issued two regular turns to agricultural users. The anticipated turn on date is around April 15, but is based on the weather. Meters will be read as soon as we turn on. Make sure your valves are closed. Assessments are due April 5. Contact the office at 884-3451 if you have any questions.


Tooele City Library

April 16, 4 p.m., family movie; 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 17, 6 p.m., square foot gardening 101. 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. We will be holding our last Skills for Success April 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. The cost is $10. If you attend three of the four sessions, you will be able to clear two U’s. 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.

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).

USU Extension

Reconnect marriage series

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love can be a bit harder with all the day-to-day demands of life. Want to reconnect with your spouse? Come find out more in this series of classes that will be held April 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. Cost is $10 per couple for all four classes. Attend all four classes and receive $30 cash. Free youth activities for children 2 years and up. Register by April 8 at or at the USU Extension, 151 N. Main St., which is open Monday to Thursday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. To reserve space for youth activities, email or call 277-2406. Please include number of children, ages and any food allergies. Please reserve by Monday before event.

Avoiding jerks/jerkettes

Are you single and looking for the right guy or girl? Come to this fun series of classes and get tips for finding a partner who is trustworthy, committed, emotionally healthy and more. Plus, get tips on how you can become a better you. Join us on April 9, 16 and 23 at 6:30 p.m. Free dinner is provided. Plan on attending all three sessions that will be at the USU Extension, 151 N. Main St. Register at Questions? Email

Feeding your marriage

Join us for a night with KSL’s own relationship expert Matt Townsend on April 19 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. It will be held at the Tooele Senior Citizen Center and will include an entertaining marriage enrichment presentation and dinner. Cost is $20 per couple. There is limited seating so register early. Register by April 11 at or the USU Extension, 151 N. Main St. Questions? Call Darlene at 277-2406.



Cosmetology open enrollment goes through April 5. Focus on the cutting edge of trends and styles in hair and beauty. Tooele Applied Technology College has the one of the top programs in the state with 100 percent placement and a 99 percent pass rate on the state licensure exam. TATC instructors work closely with students ensuring the techniques they learn are what is needed in today’s industry. Call 248-1800 today to start.

CNA class

A new Certified Nursing Assisting class starts May 20. Prepare for a career in healthcare quickly and economically in TATC’s beautiful, 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 today to reserve your place.

Custom Fit Training

The Custom Fit program offered through TATC provides training solutions for businesses in Tooele County. Custom Fit Training is a state-funded program designed to keep companies competitive in today’s market by subsidizing the direct cost of training between 40 and 60 percent. Companies who partner with the Custom Fit program must be a for-profit business located in Tooele County. That is all you need to qualify. From Excel to OSHA (and everything in between) the Custom Fit program can help you. Call Custom Fit at 248-1805 or email


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

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

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.


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.

Food Bank mobile truck

The Utah Food Bank’s mobile truck will be at New Life Christian Fellowship at 10 a.m. on April 10. The address of the church is 411 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele.

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.

Moose Lodge

Daily lunch

Chicken salad sandwiches, shrimp and fries, fried chicken — you never know what might be on the menu.

Friday night dinners

The Moose Lodge will be serving clam chowder and fish and chips every Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost will be $10 for a cup of soup and a halibut fish and chips dinner. Come and enjoy some great seafood on Friday nights. Members who purchase five dinners either on Friday or Saturday nights will receive their next meal free.

Saturday night dinners

Saturday night dinners of ribeye or T-bone steaks, salmon, halibut or shrimp for a great price are available for members and their guests. Members who purchase five dinners either on Friday or Saturday nights will receive their next meal free.

Meeting time change

The Women of the Moose have changed their meeting time from 11 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. starting April 14.


Steak night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. On April 5, Jan and Bill Fox will cook and serve the dinners. The special is the half and half (6 oz. sirloin and three shrimp) for $10 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.

Family night

Family night will be on April 6. The Wrathall clan will serve your choice of a hamburger, cheeseburger, hot dog or chili dog with potato salad, chips, a drink and dessert. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with bingo to follow. The cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for kids 11 years and under. The public is invited.

PPs dinner meeting

PMP Rosalie Fox will host the dinner meeting on April 17 at 7 p.m. at Casa Del Rey in Grantsville. All PPs are invited to attend.

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

Monthly meeting

Our featured presenter for our meeting on April 9 at 7 p.m. will be Jim Peters of Lindon. He will tell about a colorful character in early Utah history who once resided in Tooele County: Orrin Porter Rockwell. We will meet at the Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine St. Please park in the rear lot, enter through the back door and come downstairs. Members and guests are welcome. If you would like to join our organization, dues are $5 a year.

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.


Cub Scout roundtable

March’s Cub Scout roundtable brings us to the core value health and fitness with the theme destination parks. Join us April 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Tooele North Stake Center, 583 N. 270 East in Tooele. If you were ever going to attend Cub Scout roundtable, April is the month that you don’t want to miss. Cub Scouters from all over Tooele County and Deseret Peak District will be there. Will you?

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.

Pinewood Derby

BSA registered Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts are invited to the District Pinewood Derby on April 13. The car check and inspection will be from 3 to 4 p.m. with racing starting at 4:30 p.m. You do not have to win or race a Pack Pinewood Derby to race in the District Pinewood Derby. Awards and invitations to race at the Council Pinewood Derby for the top three finishers will be given in three categories: Tigers and Wolves, Bears and Webelos. A rules and information packet will be given to each boy at time of registration. Deadline for registration is April 5. Questions, call Michelle or Roger at 882-9919 or email

Groups and Events

Deseret Peak Aquatic Center

Tooele County is accepting proposals to operate the Deseret Peak Aquatic Center for the 2013 season. Operations will include all functions and expenses associated with the pool and facility operations and maintenance. For further information please contact Mark McKendrick at 843-4001. The bid closing date is April 15 at 5:30 p.m.

NWTF banquet

The Tooele County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its 14th annual banquet and auction on April 6 at the Deseret Peak Complex. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.

Diabetes support group

The Tooele County Diabetes Coalition support group will meet April 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tooele County Health Department, 151 N. Main St., in room 280. We will learn to analyze our own recipes and discuss possible ways to create healthier options for them. Please bring recipes to analyze for carbohydrate (and some calorie) content. There will also be an optional pot luck dinner to share. Call 277-2482 with questions.

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.

Youth Shakespeare Company

Tooele Valley Youth Shakespeare Company presents “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” a comedy by William Shakespeare. Performances will be held at the Eagle’s Nest stage on April 11 and 12. Admission is $5 for an individual and $20 for a family. Concessions will also be sold to help pay for the group’s trip to the Shakespearean Festival in Cedar City. The Eagle’s Nest is located at the Tooele Army Depot. To get there, drive south on Tooele’s Main Street out of town. The Army Depot is on the west side of the highway. Turn into the depot and follow the signs.

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.

Military and family summit

The Governor’s Military and Family Summit will be held April 17 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple in Salt Lake City. There will be free seminars and workshops from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. that are designed for veterans, military, family, community leaders, first responders, employers, clergy and all concerned community members. For more information contact Earl Simmons at (801) 432-4921. There will also be a “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact H2H.Jobs at (801) 432-4242 or (801) 432-4658. Parking at the Salt Palace is free, but space is limited.

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.

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 will be held April 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Citizen Center, 59 E. Vine St. in Tooele. 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.


Grantsville Senior Center

Membership is $4 for 55 and older and includes newsletter. For dates, times, appointments, activities and meals, call Kalee at 830-0479. 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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