Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 5, 2014
Bulletin Board – August 5, 2014


UILC open house

The Utah Independent Living Center’s Tooele Satellite Office invites you to an open house Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 42 S. Main Street in Tooele. Refreshments will be provided. Come learn about independent living skills classes, advocacy, peer support, community integration and more. For information, call 843-7353 or visit

Red Cross blood drive

Aug. 8, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Denny’s restaurant, 925 N. Main. Aug. 12, 2:30-6:30 p.m., Tooele City Library, 128 W. Vine Street. Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wells Fargo Bank, 204 N. Main, Tooele — We are also looking for bone marrow donors on Aug. 14.

Historic Benson Gristmill

There is no Pioneer activity this week. The Benson Gristmill will be open this year. We need volunteers and donations. Please contribute $1, or more, for each family member. The Indians, trappers, explorers, pioneers, farmers, ranchers and miners all camped, rested and got water at Twin Springs. Please bring donations to the boxes at the Benson Gristmill.

Benson Gristmill Fund

The Historic Benson Gristmill Restoration Committee is seeking donations from individuals, groups, and businesses to help with restoration efforts and the operation of the historic Gristmill site. Donations may be sent to Tooele County Benson Gristmill Fund, 47. S. Main Street, Tooele, Utah 84074. For more information contact Mike 602-826-9471.

Tooele City Library

Night against crime, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 5 at swimming pool park. Find your librarians at Tooele’s National Night Out, a free city-wide night of safety education and fun activities for the whole family; 1,000-minute readers party 10-11:30 a.m., Aug. 15 at Pratt Aquatic Center. More summer info available at the library.


Red Cross blood drive

Aug. 8, 2-7 p.m., Grantsville State Center, 550 E. Durfee St.

Concerts at the farm

Enjoy “Concerts at the Farm” on the first and third Saturdays of the month, 7 p.m. at Clark Historic Farm, 378 W. Clark. Aug. 16: Summer’s End with Grantsville Teen Performers. Bring a chair or blanket. Free admission and concessions available.

Celebration Hall flea Market

Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until September on the corner of Church Street and Main in Grantsville. Anyone is invited to come sell whatever they want, provided they obtain a $5 business licesense from the city that is good for a month of Saturdays and pay a $10 fee to Celebration Hall, though the latter fee isn’t due until you sell something. For more information, please call 801-250-6602 and leave a message.

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.

Stansbury Park

Red Cross blood drive

Aug. 13, 2:30-7:30 p.m., Stansbury Park South Stake Center, 240 Interlochen Lane.

Stansbury Days Car Show

The 6th-annual Stansbury Days Car Show benefiting the Guide Dogs of America will take place Aug. 16. Registrations starts at 8:30 a.m., the show starts at 10 a.m. and 33 awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Cost is $20 for pre-registration, $25 on the day of the show. The first 100 registered receive a T-shirt and dash plaque. For more information call 435-841-0713 or 801-245-0252, or email or


Erda Days

Erda Days Aug. 8-9 at Warr Memorial Park. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $7 for everyone 16 and older on Friday night. Parade at 10 a.m. Ballpark activities begin at noon Saturday. Entrance fee is $1 per person. Erda Burger, T-shirt raffle and silent auction. Vender booths, kickball games at 1 p.m. Bingo at 2 p.m. Raffle drawing at 4 p.m. Hope to see you there at Warr Memorial Park.

Erda Days Parade

Come join your neighbors and the Erda Community as we have fun and celebrate Erda’s great heritage at the Erda Days Parade on Aug. 9. There will be prizes given to all participants. Lineup begins at 9 a.m., with judging starting at 9:30 a.m., and the parade starting at 10 a.m.  All walkers, bike riders and small motorized vehicles will line up on the south end of Liddell Lane. The horses will line up at the north end of Liddell Lane. All trucks, floats and larger entries will line up on Erda Way at the corner of Liddell Lane heading west. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate. No preregistration is required. Call Nancy Folta at 435-882-5530 or Samantha Barton at 435-882-3817 with any questions.

Erda Days 5k

The Erda Days 5K and kids 1K will be held Saturday, Aug. 9 at 7 a.m. Registration will be from 6:30-7 a.m. and is free. The races begin and end at the Blake and Maren Beazer home (4336 Liddell Lane) in Erda. Medals will be awarded in every age group, so start training now. All runners are welcome — you don’t need to live in Erda to participate. Call (435) 833-9865 with any questions.

Lake Point 

Lake Point Days 5K

The Lake Point Days 5K, un-timed walk, and kid’s mile will be Aug. 23. Everyone is welcome. Registration is only $7 before Aug. 8 and includes a T-shirt. Contact Gwen Ruebush for more information at 801-250-6830 or


Tooele Jr High

TJHS Registration for parents of all 7th and 8th grade students: Online registration is open to register and pay fees. In-house registration will take place Aug. 6-7. If you have just moved into the TJHS boundaries, please call 833-1921 after Aug. 4 to start the registration process. The first TJHS Community Council Meeting will be held Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.

Scholar Academy

Come see the new Scholar Academy at the open house from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 13. The community is invited to tour the building at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. PTO will have activity, uniform, yearbook and committee info available in the lunchroom all evening. Parent info sessions held in the scholar gym.

Chinese immersion at Northlake

Northlake Elementary is excited to offer Mandarin Chinese as part of the Dual Language Immersion Program. Currently we have openings on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to have your student speak a fluent second language. Research is clear on the benefits of speaking a second language. Please contact Bryce or Jen at 435-833-1940 or stop by the school for details.

Saint Marguerite school

New and improved: St. Marguerite Catholic School is implementing a renewed Middle School program for 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students. It is customized to meet the special emotional, social and intellectual needs of Christian adolescent youth. Includes first-rate academics, career-vocation oriented electives, Spanish, art and music. Enrolling now for the 2014-2015 School Year. Classes start August 11. (435)882-0081.

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).


2015 Garden Tour Applications and Nominations

The Master Gardeners are accepting applications and nominations for the 2015 Spring Garden Tour that will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015. If you have a great yard you’d like to be considered for the Tour, or know someone that does, contact Jay Cooper at or 435-830-1447.

Bud Grafting Class

Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the USU Kaysville Botanical Center. Learn how to propagate plants using budding. This technique works on a variety of plants. You’ll be practicing on apple rootstock and will take home two grafted apple trees. Cost is $19. To register, visit For more info, call Mike Caron, 801-768-4919.

Plant Diagnostic Clinic

From now through September, the USU Extension and the Tooele Master Gardeners conduct a free Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. at the USU Extension Office, 151 N. Main Street, in Tooele. Bring in your horticulture samples for diagnosis and get your questions answered.


Heavy Duty Diesel

The Heavy Duty Diesel Technician program is now accepting new students. Utah wage for entry level technicians is $14.46-$18.85 per hour. Enroll today and start right away. Call Student Services at 435-248-1800 for more information.

Scholarship fundraiser

Tooele Applied Technology College’s Scholarship fundraiser the Annual ATV Roundup has been rescheduled for Sept. 20, 2014. Mark your calendars and join us for this exciting ride.


Hunter education courses

The DWR is offering hunter education courses Aug. 12, 14, 19, 20, 21. All classes are 6-9 p.m., range times are TBA. Note: State law requires students to attend all sessions of class. All students must purchase a hunter education voucher for $10 from a license agent or vender before attending a class. Bring the voucher to the first class and give to the instructor. Classes are at the Tooele County Health Building, 151 N. Main Street. For more info, call Gene at 882-4767 or Bryan at 882-6795.

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.


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

To find a meeting house and time of worship for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, go to or contact 435-850-8211.

Berean Full Gospel Church

We invite you to discover how God’s Word can transform your life and provide you with the answers for questions and for problems you may be struggling to overcome. Come join us this Sunday morning for our 10 a.m. worship service where we will assemble in praise, share testimonies and explore worship in ways that strive to highlight the greatness of God. After our morning praise and worship time we enter into a one-hour Bible Study at 11 a.m. Attend with us Sunday mornings at 635 N. Main St., (Phil’s Glass), or call 435-578-8022 for more information.

First Baptist Church

What does Jesus say about everyday situations? That’s what we’ll learn in a series through the Gospels in a chronological order of Jesus’ life. Join us in learning and in worship of the Lord, and serve him by serving those around us. Sunday Bible study: 9:45 a.m. Worship: 11 a.m. Tooele First Baptist — 580 S. Main St.; 882-2048

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. 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.

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. 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., 560 S. Main, 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, 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

St. Marguerite Catholic Community welcomes you to worship with us. Our liturgy schedule is as follows: Celebration of the Eucharist summer schedule: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m. Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. Office hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon-Fri. Closed Tues. (435) 882-3860. Elementary & Jr. High- (435) 882-0081. Call 435-882-3860. St. Marguerite Catholic Elementary School can be reached at 435-882-0081. We are located on the corner of Seventh Street and Vine Street.

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

Vacation Bible School for ages 5-12: Aug. 11-14 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Tooele Bible Baptist Church, 286 N. 7th Street. Come and learn about Joshua and the big wall. Prizes, games, crafts, snack. Call Jodie for more information at 840-1559.

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 Services and Bible Study at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse (next to the SP Swimming Pool). For details, please call us at 830-1868 or go to

Vacation bible school

Agency D3 — Discover, decide, defend. Stansbury Park Baptist Church, Stansbury Park Clubhouse. July 14-17, 9 a.m. to noon, 4-years-old to sixth grade. Any questions, call Dick Fisher, 435-843-1005.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, on the corner of 7th and Birch, 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. Worship at 10 a.m., Sunday School at 11:15 a.m., on the second sunday of the month, worship at 3 p.m. Bible study and Sunday School at 4:15 p.m. Vacation bible school July 28 to Aug. 1 from 9-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-12, al are welcome.

New Life Christian Fellowship

We invite you to worship and serve Jesus with us. Our clothing closet and food pantry is open from noon to 3 p.m. every Tuesday to Thursday at 411 E. Utah Ave. Programs for kids, teens, women and men are also available every week. Sunday services are in the Stansbury High School café at 10 a.m. and at our Tooele building at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Come join us. Find out more by calling 843-7430 or visiting

Tooele Christian Fellowship

Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 11 a.m. Services are held at 40 N. Main, former Stowes Family Music building. For more information, call 435-224-3392 or Parking and entrance in back of building.


Tooele Children’s Justice Center

Tooele Children’s Justice Center is in need of CD-Rs, DVDs and soda. We appreciate all donations. For inquiries or drop-off call 435-843-3440. 25 S. 100 East, Tooele.

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist church offers a free dinner every Wednesday starting at 4 p.m. All are welcome.

The Tooele Valley Resource Center

The Tooele Valley Resource Center is currently in need of donations. Please consider donating items such as deodorant, chapstick, lotion, diapers, formula, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, combs and brushes. Cash is also welcomed. Those who receive services include individuals or families in crisis, the homeless and families at risk of becoming homeless. Located 23 S. Main Street, 843-9945.

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.

The Tooele Food Bank

The Tooele Food Bank is seeking donations to increase inventory. Summer is around the corner making it difficult for more families to provide healthy meals. Packaged meals like hamburger helper, mac and cheese, tuna, canned fruits and vegetables, flour, sugar, salt, ketchup, mustard, mayo, bottled water and juice boxes are accepted. Cash donations are also greatly appreciated. Located at 38 S. Main Street, 882-0355.

DAV Chapter 20

Volunteer Drivers Needed: The DAV is looking for three volunteer drivers. No DAV membership is required. Will need a VA physical. Call Jim Yale at 435-849-0521 or 882-7626. Or call Les Peterson at 435-830-7812.


Eagle Steak Night

Aug. 8: 16-ounce choice rib eye steak dinner $14.

Car wash

The Eagles will have a car wash on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 9 a.m. Come have breakfast and get your car washed. Come after noon and have a barbecued hamburger or brat with chips for $5. Each wash is $5 or $10 for trucks, vacuuming is $2. All proceeds go to the Needy Kid’s Xmas Fund.

Sunday breakfasts

Breakfast will be served 9 a.m. until noon on Aug. 10. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for kids 11-years and under. The special is $5 and bad beer is available. Public invited.

Past presidents party

The Auxiliary will have a party in honor of PMP Kathy Wamsley on Aug. 11. There will be a short meeting at 7 p.m. with the party to follow. A light lunch will be served. All members are invited to attend.

Past presidents dinner

PMP Kathy Wamsley will host the dinner at Casa Del Rey in Grantsville on Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. All PPs are invited to attend.

Eagles car show

The Eagles will have a car show at the lodge parking lot Aug. 16 at noon. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks will be sold. All vehicles are welcome to participate — cars, truck and motorcycles. Bring your motor vehicle down and have a little fun.

Moose Lodge

Meals at the lodge

Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5-9 p.m. Friday night dinners include clam chowder or homemade chili, and/or fish baskets (halibut, shrimp or chicken strips). Saturday night dinners include 16-oz ribeye or T-bone steak with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll; halibut or salmon steak with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll, or jumbo shrimp with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll. All meals are for a reasonable price. No orders taken after 8:45 p.m. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. For members and their guests only. After buying 10 meals either Friday or Saturday night, you get a free one.

Special events:

ID/UT Moose Association Convention, Aug. 21-24.

Patriot’s Moose Golf Scramble, Sunday Sept. 7 at 8 a.m., shotgun at Oquirrh Hills. Call for details and to sign up.

Tooele County Historical Society

Historical Society Books

Tooele County Historical Society’s books will be available to purchase at our meeting. The History of Tooele County Volume II is $30, The Mining, Smelting, and Railroading in Tooele is $20, and we also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends.

Seeking Historical Items

Tooele County 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 435-882-1612.

Groups and events

Cub Scout Roundtable

Cooperation and Under the Big Top go hand in hand just like a great den, pack and roundtable! Each requires dedicated leaders who actively participate to be successful. Won’t you join other leaders in Tooele County on the first Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m. as we gather together to learn from and help each other. There is a section for every volunteer position in Cub Scouting. Join us this month at our last Summer Cub Scout Roundtable at the Tooele Wigwam, Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m. If weather or other event requires, we will be at the Tooele North Stake Center, 583 N. 270 East, Tooele. Watch your email for changes. Go to for more details.

Rush Valley Stockton Camp fundraiser

Vendors and crafters are wanted for a fund raiser Sept. 13, 2014, at the Stockton town hall parking lot from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Booth rental is $20. Proceeds will be used to purchase a display case for the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. For info: Lela Anderson 435-882-8785. To reserve a booth: Nadine West

Benson Gristmill Farmers Market

Benson Gristmill Farmers Market, 325 State Road 138, Stansbury Park, Saturdays beginning July 12th through October at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SNAP EBT accepted.


Masons meeting second Friday at 7 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m., 22 Settlement Canyon, Tooele. Breakfast on the second Saturday, 9 a.m., Jim’s Cafe. For more information or a ride, call Blair 801-554-0527.

Ophir Historical District

The Ophir Historical District will be open Saturdays through Sept. 20 (weather permitting). Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call (435)849-0254 or (435)830-2120.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Tooele

Summer Club, ages 6-12, begins June 9 and runs through Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $375 for summer ($125 due upon registration). Space is limited. Interested? Call 843-5719.

Stansbury Riders

The Stansbury Riders are looking for new youth and adult members. The youth ages are 6 to 15 and will do sign ups for both adult and youth at 6 p.m. on Monday or Wednesday at the Grantsville arena located behind City Hall in Grantsville, Utah. The adult ages are 15 and up. Youth practice will be begin Mondays and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Practice will also be held at the Grantsville arena. Must have own horse in order to participate. For more information please contact Chevelle Anderson 435-841-2851.

Tooele Valley Family History Center

Research your ancestors free with trained FamilySearch volunteers at the Tooele Valley Family History Center, 751 N. 520 East, Tooele. Phone 435-882-1396. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-9 p.m. Wednesday evenings by appointment only. Special classes offered regularly. Call the center for more information.

Recovery International

We have a very structured group that follows a format of four basic steps: report an upset, describe thoughts, impulses, feelings and sensations. If you can’t change a situation, you can change your attitude toward it. Life can be distressing, but not dangerous. Recovery is helpful for handling addictions, fears, anxiety, anger, loneliness, worries and any challenge. Try it for six weeks. For more information, call MaryAnn 884-0215.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Give yourself the gift of health and wellness. Resolve to lose those extra pounds. TOPS can help you achieve your goals and support you in your journey. We provide accountability through weekly weigh-ins and support and encouragement in a non-judgmental environment. TOPS is open to all men, women, teens and preteens. There are now two TOPS chapters in Tooele to accommodate your schedule. UT 330 Tooele meets Tuesday at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 276 E. 500 North. Weigh in from 5:30-6 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150 for information. UT 365 Tooele meets Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Bit n Spur Clubhouse, 240 W. 500 North. This chapter will meet occasionally at a private residence, so call ahead for the exact location. Call Lisa at 882-1442 for information. Also see the TOPS website at

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society normally meets the second Tuesday of the month, however there is NOT a regular meeting in August. Our steak fry/grab bag fill will be Aug. 23 at 2 p.m., please call for location. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership is $10 per year. Our “Festival of the Old West” Rock Show and Mountain Man Rendezvous is Sept. 26-28. Visit us on Facebook or Contact info: 435-882-5752, email

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goals of the Sons of Utah Pioneers Settlement Canyon Chapter is to keep our pioneer heritage alive. We do this through histories, stories, artifacts, monuments, museums, service and scholarships. Much of this labor of love is found in the Tooele Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine in Tooele, as well as various statues and monuments around the county. The Tooele Pioneer cemetery, at the mouth of Settlement Canyon, is another of our projects. We are always looking for artifacts and histories, including yearbooks, as a loan or gift to be displayed for everyone’s benefit at the Tooele Pioneer Museum. If you are interested in the values of honoring past and future pioneers and in visiting their historical settings and learning more about those who settled and shaped Utah, attend our business and education meeting the first Thursday of each month. A pot-luck dinner followed by various presentations starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the Tooele Senior Citizens Center at 53 E. Vine. Call Gene White at 435-882-0805 for additional information.

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.


The Professional Family Child Care Association of Utah will be holding Chapter Meetings in Tooele the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. This support group/training meeting is open to all childcare providers in Stockton, Tooele, Erda, Stansbury, Grantsville and Lake Point. For more information, call Kathy Witt, 435-830-9614.

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

Tooele Family AI-Anon

Wednesdays at 5 p.m. at Alano Club (by White’s Trailer Court), 1120 Utah Ave., Sundays at 5 p.m. at Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church. Call Gesele with questions, 435-224-4015.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a program based on the 12 steps of AA. FA is a fellowship of individuals who through shared experiences and mutual support are recovering from the disease of food addiction. Meetings are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Museum, 47 East Vine Street, Tooele, Utah. Enter at back entrance on north side of building. For more information contact Millicent at 435-882-7094 or Carolyn at 435-882-0805.


Medical equipment needed

Tooele and Grantsville Senior Centers are in need of donated medical equipment to be used for seniors in need. New or gently used items needed are wheelchairs, walkers, canes or other items that may be useful to our seniors. Contact Debbie Winn at the Tooele center, 435 843-4103, or Dan Lawrence, 435-843-4753, at the Grantsville center.

Tooele Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 55 and older. New and exciting activities include bridge, pinochle, bingo, exercise program three times a week, line dancing, wood carving, Wii games, watercolor class, movies and health classes. Meals on Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays for age 60 and above, suggested donation of $3, $5 for under age 60. The center also provides transportation to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 435-843-2110 for more information.

Class reunions

Grantsville 1964

The Class of ’64 summer reunion will be at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25. at the home of Gary Fawson at 115 Waterhole. A main course will be provided, please bring a salad or dessert. Contact Glenn for more information, 884-3745.

Tooele 1974

THS Class of 1974 40-year reunion: Sept. 6 at Tooele High School from 3-6 p.m. Hawaiian theme, dress festive. Hawaiian dinner and entertainment provided $40 per person. Contact Randy Stevens at 801-471-3643 or THS Class Reunion 74 on Facebook look for the buffalo in the cafeteria.

Tooele 1974

Tooele High School Class of 1974 is holding a 40-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. There will also be a friday-evening event Sept. 5: A gathering at the home of a classmate’s private residence. Call Dan Shields at 435-764-3444 for more information and for the address. The class will meet at the Miller Motorsports Park on Sept. 6 for dinner, music and dancing to a live band, and reuniting and reminisching at Legends Hall. The Friday event is free of charge, but you are asked to bring your own adult beverage if you so desire. Bottled water and soft drinks will be provided. The main event Saturday is $65 per person or $120 per couple. Call Dan Shields for information on the menu or to RSVP. We’re hoping for our best reunion ever after 40 years and have been unable to get correct addresses for some classmates, please spread the word to those you know who graduated in 1974.

Class of 1979 Reunion

The plans for the 35-year reunion have been revised. Social at the Moose Lodge on Firday, Aug. 8, will be held as planned. Golf at Overlake Golf Course on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 10:30 a.m. will go on as planned also. We have added a picnin social at Settler’s Park, 520 West, just off Main Street behind LaFrontera, from noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday. Bring a picninc and your families. The dinner at the high school is cancelled. The dance at the Bit N’ Spur clubhouse, 230 W. 500 North, featuring Erick Erickson and the Old man Garage Band will still be held. The band will play from 8 p.m. to midnight. If you did not prepay, or if you are an alumni from another class, you will be charged a cover charge. All 1979 class members are invited to attend an and all of these activities even if you did not sign up. For more information, contact Lisa Hardy at 882-1442.


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