Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 24, 2021
Bulletin Board – August 24, 2021


Document Shredding Event

Free shredding event to be held Friday, Sept. 17, at the Tooele County Senior Center, 59 E. Vine St., from noon to 2 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Tooele County Health Department Aging Services and the Senior Medicare Patrol. Come shred your unwanted documents that contain personal information and help prevent fraud and identity theft.

Athletic Wall of Fame Applications

Tooele High School is accepting applications for the Annual Athletic Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony, to be held Friday, Sept. 3. Applicants must have graduated from THS at least 10 years ago. Email Athletic Director Catham Beer at for an application or pick one up at Tooele High School, 301 W. Vine St., Tooele. Application is due by 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27.

Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 60 and older. Center hours are Monday — Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. New and exciting activities include bridge, pinochle, bingo, crafts, pickleball, Mexican train, tangled art, yoga, exercise program, line dancing, wood carving, Wii games, watercolor class movies and health classes. Meals-On-Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays. For 60 and above, suggested contribution is $3. For those under 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information call 435-843-4114. For more information about the Tooele center, call 435-843-4110.

Tooele Pioneer Museum

47 E. Vine Street, free admission. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open most Tuesdays year-round 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open other times by appointment. Call 435-882-3168, 435-830-9784, 435-840-5139. World class Indian arrowhead collection. 

Mobile Vet Center

To better serve veterans located in Tooele County, the Mobile Vet Center (MVC) will visit Tooele every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the eastern side of the Walmart parking lot, 99 W. 1280 North, Tooele. The MVC provides free, confidential counseling for theater veterans of all conflicts. For further information contact Dave Brown at 801-255-1499, call our 24/7 national call center 1-877-WARVETS or visit


Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 60 and older. Center hours are Monday thru Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. New and exciting activities include pinochle, bingo, crafts, bunko, therapeutic coloring, flint knapping, yoga, fly tying and exercise program, wood carving and health classes. Meals-On-Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays. For 60 and above, suggested contribution is $3. For those under 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information call 435-843-4114. For more information about the Grantsville center, call 435-884-3446.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The DUP is seeking any family histories, photographs, books, stories or vintage artifacts (before 1900) to display at the DUP Grantsville Museum, located at 378 W. Clark St. (in the basement of the J. Reuben Clark Farmhouse across from the Grantsville Cemetery). For more information, call Ellen Yates at 435-884-0253 or Coralie Lougey at 435-884-3832. Visit or

Grantsville Irrigation Company

Grantsville Irrigation would like to thank the residents for their efforts to conserve water during this unprecedented drought. As a reminder: residents are allowed 100,000 gallons per residential share. Those exceeding that allotment will be shut off and penalized. There are additional shares to lease from private owners if required. Agricultural users have been issued two regular turns for the season. We do not have an exact shut off date but the more people conserve, the longer we can stay on. Once the reservoir reaches a certain level, it must be shut off to avoid damage to the system. Please contact the office at or 435-884-3451 with any questions.


Tooele Junior High Community Council

Nomination are now being accepted for the Tooele Junior High School Community Council. Any parent or guardian of a current Tooele Junior High School student is eligible to run. If you are interested in being nominated, please contact the office no later than Sept. 3, 2021, so that ballots can be prepared. Nomination forms are also online on the Tooele Junior High School website under Community Council. Candidate names will be posted after Sept. 3 on the school’s website and at the office. The election will be held at Tooele Junior High School during business hours, 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 7-9. If you have questions about the Council or the election, please contact Principal Bill Gochis at 435-833-1921.

St. Marguerite Catholic School

Students of all faiths are welcome from preschool through 8th grade at Tooele County’s only faith-based school. Featuring all-day kindergarten, all-day preschool, junior high grades 6-8, small class sizes, and an enhanced STEM curriculum. Give us a call at 435-882-0081 or visit


Tooele Technical College

Programs with space available include the POST (Peace Officer Standards Training) program (Satellite Police Academy), Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program and Software Development. These programs and others are offered at Tooele Tech. Enroll today and begin training for a promising career. Visit or call student services at 435-248-1800 for more information.

Early Head Start

DDI VANTAGE Early Head Start offers NO COST weekly home visits for families who are eligible under the age of 3. Home visits include parent and child education, assessments, and family support services including nutrition education. We also offer comprehensive health services for expecting mothers including prenatal parent education and support services. Apply online- or call 435-882-3439.

Free Developmental Evaluation

DDI VANTAGE Early Intervention offers no cost developmental evaluations for children ages birth to three years old. We provide a full range of services for children with developmental delays or disabilities. Our goal is to minimize the effects of the delay and reduce the need for long-term services throughout their school years. For more information call 435-833-0725 or visit us at 


Tooele Children’s Justice Center

Tooele Children’s Justice Center is in need of DVD-Rs, soda, bottled water and snacks. We appreciate all donations. For inquiries or drop-off, call 435-843-3440, 36 S. 100 East, Tooele.

First Baptist Food Pantry

Community food pantry located at 580 S. Main St., Tooele. We are open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Everyone is welcome, no requirements. Come as often as you need, we have plenty of food. First Baptist Church, 435-882-2048.

Baby Blankets Needed

Baby blankets are needed for the nursery at Mountain West Medical Center. Blankets should be new and in good condition. Homemade blankets are also accepted if new. Donations can be turned in at the volunteer desk at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main St., Tooele. Call Diane at 435-843-3691 with any questions.


Meals at Lodge

Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday night dinners change weekly, or you can order from the menu items Saturday night. All meals are for a reasonable price.

Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m.

Take-out orders can be called in during our operating hours and picked up at the lodge at a time agreed upon. 

For members and their guests only.


Meetings for the Loyal Order of the Moose occur on the first and third Sunday of the month at 10 a.m. Chapter 1521 meetings are on the first and third Sunday of the month at 10:30 a.m.


Our Veteran’s Day dinners are back. This month it will be on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 5:30 p.m. Please come help recognize/honor one of our veterans. For members and their guests only. 

Steve Bevan’s Patriot Golf Tournament: Sept. 12, 2021, at 8 a.m., Oquirrh Hills Golf Course. Sign up at the Moose Lodge or by phoning the Lodge at 435-882-2931. Proceeds go to the Vernon Veteran’s Memorial Park.



Auxiliary meetings are on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.

Aerie meetings are on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Social Room 

Our social room is now open from 2 until 11 p.m. Full service offered, including bar, games, music, food, fund raisers, etc. We do encourage respectful social distancing.

We have resumed our Sunday breakfasts. 

Social room contact: 435-882-0286. 

Upcoming Events

Friday night dinners are coming soon. Watch for our ads.

We will be hosting the annual F.O.E. Four Corners Conference, along with our very own Four Corners Regional President Kevin Denner, Sept. 24, 25 and 26, 2021. With the dedication and strength of our members, this conference promises to be a powerful success.

We would like to thank our members and customers for their patience and trust during our struggle to stay open and keep you safe during this pandemic. Want to be a member? Contact a member!



We are open and now serving food Tuesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. to close. Our new contact phone number is 435-249-0192. We look forward to seeing you. 

Groups and Events

Dementia Workshop

Tooele County Health Department Aging Services is offering a free workshop for family dementia caregivers. The training will take place Friday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Those who attend the workshop will receive a copy of the new “Dealing with Dementia Guide.”  Individuals must pre-register no later than Sept. 8 by contacting Evelyn Van Zanten at 435-277-2457 or  Lunch will be provided.

Tooele High School Class of 1961 Reunion

The Class of ‘61 will be holding their 60th Class Reunion on Aug. 28 at the Tooele High School starting at 2 p.m. Dinner will be around 3:30 p.m. For those who would like to attend, we will have breakfast at Virg’s on Main Street at 9 a.m. The dinner is free; breakfast is on you. If you have not been contacted and are interested in attending, please call Norma Worwood at 435-830-5555 or Richard Kroff at 435-830-6966.

Tooele County Daughters of The Utah Pioneers

The Daughters welcome all who would like to join us in our goal of “Preserving our Heritage Together.” For information on joining, see our website at

Our museum located at 39 E. Vine Street, Tooele, is open Memorial Day to Labor Day Friday and Saturday 10-4, also by appointment. To make an appointment, call Judy at 435-496-0803 or Dorothy at 435-830-9493

In commemoration of the Deseret Peak Temple, the DUPs are selling handkerchiefs. To order your handkerchief, visit our website at

Daytime Care for Adults

A respite program is available for caregivers in Tooele County for adult loved ones who need supervised care during the day. Call Lighthouse Adult Care Services at 435-249-5632 for more information.

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society 

The Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the first Thursday of the month. Meetings are held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the Pioneer Museum, 47 E. Vine St., Tooele. Come and learn about rocks, minerals, and ways to craft them, and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership is $15 per year. For more information email 

Tooele Al-Anon Choices 4U

This group meets Sundays at 5 p.m. at the Mountain Faith Lutheran Church, 560 S. Main St., Tooele. For more information, contact Gesele at 435-224-4015 or Jo-Ann at 435-849-4180.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 60 S. Main St., daily at 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. Park in back.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are also held every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., at St. Barnabus Church, 1784 Aaron Dr., Tooele.

Young People in Recovery

Young People in Recovery (YPR) hold all recovery meetings on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the Grantsville City Library, and also on the first and third Friday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Remington Park Apartments Clubhouse, 495 W. Utah Ave., Tooele. Questions contact Adam at 480-695-6611, Audrey at 435-255-9518, or Heidi at 435-255-9905.

Family support group

Get your loved one sober. The USARA Craft family support group is held Mondays at 6 p.m. in the large reading room at the Tooele City Library. Group books and materials provided. Craft is a free program for family members who have a loved one with a substance use disorder. For more information, call Heidi Warr at 435-255-9905.

Dementia Caregiver Support

Please join us the third Monday of each month from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Center. The Tooele County Health Department’s Aging Services program is the sponsor for this free Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group. The groups are designed to provide emotional, educational, and social support for caregivers. Questions? Call 435-277-2420.

Tooele County Aging

Tooele County Aging is looking for volunteers to help us meet the needs of seniors in the community. Many seniors require assistance and need rides to doctors or other professionals. Rides help seniors live more independent lives. Call 435-843-4114 for more information. The Grantsville and Tooele Senior Centers also are in need of volunteers. For more information about volunteering at the Grantsville Center call 435-884-3446. For volunteering at the Tooele Center call 435-843-4110.

Life’s Worth Living Foundation

Suicide support group meetings are held every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main St., Tooele, in the classroom by the cafeteria. If you struggle with suicidal thoughts or have lost a loved one to suicide, please plan on attending. Please go on Facebook and like our page to keep current with our latest news and events. Contact us on that page, visit, or call 435-248-LIVE.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can be overwhelming for the newly diagnosed. Tooele has a support group for persons with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers. You can learn how others are coping with PD and how to live well. We meet the third Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Center Conference Room, 59 E. Vine St., Tooele. For information, call Hal at 435-840-3683.

Tooele Naranon “Circle of Hope to Recovery”

Tooele Naranon meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at 134 W. 1180 North, Ste. 4, Tooele (Bonneville Mental Health). Open to all those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a 12-step program, we offer help by sharing our experience, strength and hope. For more information, please contact Terri at 435-313-4851.

Children’s Choir Auditions

Rising Voices Children’s Choir is an auditioned children’s choir for children 7-14 years of age. The talented Katelynd Blake, owner and director of Blake Music Studios, directs the choir. Blake has a degree in vocal performance and has taught at the collegiate level. If your child loves to sing and you are looking for an exceptional musical experience for them, this is it. For more information and to register for an audition, please visit or call 435-277-0755.

Tooele Valley Youth Symphony

Tooele Valley Youth Symphony accepts young band and orchestra musicians ages 11-18 from across the valley. Auditions to be announced for fall 2021. We will also offer classes for a brand new TVYS Junior. Please check our website for details in the coming weeks.

The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter is a free social support and educational program, helping widows and widowers adjust to the loss of their loved one through monthly activities. You are invited to join others who are on the same page as you, to begin a new chapter in your life story. For details or to ask questions, please call Sarah with Tooele County Aging Services at 435-277-2420.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

Anyone interested in the history of Tooele City, Tooele County or Utah pioneers, we need you. We have a potluck dinner meeting on the first Thursday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m. The Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Memorial Day to Labor Day. For more information about the Sons of Utah Pioneers, contact Howard Yerke, Membership Chairman, 435-841-9718 or

TC Squares Dance Club

The TC Squares Dance Club has begun dancing again on Mondays at the Clarke Johnson Jr. High Cafetorium, 2152 N. 400 West, Tooele, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Please bring finger food to share. For more information, contact Woody at 435-850-2441, Roberta at 801-349-5992 or visit the club’s website at

Tooele County Homemakers

We would like to invite all ladies to our Homemakers club. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month with a luncheon and raffle, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., September through May. Located at 151 N. Main, in the auditorium of the Health Department and USU Extension offices. Come out and enjoy some fun. $5 due per year. For more information, call Eileen 435-882-5009 or 435-849-0854, Dianne 435-224-4814, or Thiel 435-238-8245. Thank you and we hope to see you all this September. 

Tooele County Quilters

All meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month in the Tooele County Health Dept. auditorium. Dues are $20 per year to be paid at the first meeting. 


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