Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 15, 2013
Bulletin Board – January 15, 2013


Driver safety class

A driver safety class will be held Jan. 24 at Mountain West Medical Center, located at 2055 N. Main St. in Tooele. Registration is at 9 a.m. Lunch will be included and is sponsored by the MWMC Senior Circle. The cost is $14 (a discount for AARP members of $2 is available). The class will conclude at 2:30 p.m. All participants must sign up prior to the day of the class. For more information call 843-3690 or 843-3691.

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


Dog and cat clinic

The Grantsville FFA is hosting a dog and cat clinic at the Grantsville High School animal lab on Jan. 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Vaccinations and licenses will be available.


Tooele City Library

Tuesdays, 4 p.m., family movies; Wednesdays, 11 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.


Open enrollment

Tooele County School District will be accepting applications from elementary and secondary students who are interested in enrolling in a school outside of their resident school boundary for the 2013-2014 school year. The application window goes through Feb. 15. For more information, call the district office at 833-1900, ext. 1104.

Centennial scholarships

Happy 100th birthday Tooele High School. We are so excited to celebrate 100 years. We want to invite you to join us in this celebration by creating centennial scholarships for just this year. Monetary donations in any amount would be greatly appreciated. This is a perfect time for end of year giving and tax deductions. Help us make this 2012-2013 centennial school year memorable. Buffalo seniors knowing their roots supported them going to college is a great way to start a new chapter. Please send your donations in care of THS Finance Office, 301 W. Vine St., Tooele, UT 84074. For more information, call Jill Whiting at 833-1978, ext. 2.

TJHS community council

The next Tooele Junior High School community council meeting will be held Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the TJHS library. All TJHS parents are encouraged to attend. Future meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month through May 2013.

THS community council

Tooele High School’s community council meeting will be held Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the school library. All THS parents are invited.

East Elementary council

East Elementary’s community council meeting will be held Jan. 17 at 6 p.m.

St. Marguerite benefit dinner

Save the date. On Jan. 26, St. Marguerite Catholic School will host its annual benefit dinner. Cocktails start at 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7 p.m. Tickets are available in the school office for $50 per person or $350 for a table of eight. Dinner will be catered by the CCW and the Knights of Columbus. Enjoyable entertainment will be provided. Baskets to be raffled off are available in the library.

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).

Kindergarten readiness

The Tooele Family Center-PIRC is offering a free five-week workshop for both parent and child. Your child will participate in a preschool introducing skills that are needed for kindergarten while you participate in a class that will give you tips and ideas of how to make your child’s education years successful. Your child must be 4 years old and beginning kindergarten in September 2013. The next session begins Jan. 16. Please call the center at 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010 for more details and to sign-up. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).


Network meetings

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

Online courses

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

Adult education

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


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


Free mini-lesson

Find out what all the fuss is about. Social media helps people stay connected in this busy world. Join the mainstream and learn about the newest additions to Twitter, Pinterest and Snap Chat on Jan. 16. Please RSVP for an accurate lunch count at 248-1800. Class held at TATC, 66 W. Vine St. in Tooele.

Night classes

Night classes are available at Tooele Applied Technology College. If you are looking to upgrade your skills to put you in line for the next promotion or simply a new career, we are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to serve you better. You work as fast as you want to complete your education. We want you to succeed. Sign up today for information technology, medical assisting, business administration, cosmetology or welding. You may also sign up for a single course. Call 248-1800 or come in to 66 W. Vine St. in Tooele.

USU Extension/4-H

Literacy dinner

A free “Reading Makes $ense” literacy dinner with the Tooele Valley Rotary Club will be held Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Bring your family to a fun literacy dinner at 151 N. Main St. There will be fun finance-themed reading activities and games. The Tooele Valley Rotary Club will be providing a free pizza dinner, and courtesy of the USU Extension, each child will receive a book. Questions? Call Darlene at 277-2406.

Pie pop baking/selling

What’s a pie pop you ask? It’s a tiny little cute pie on a lollipop stick that begs to be eaten. Kids in third grade and older are invited to be part of the 4-H club. We will meet Jan. 24, 31 and Feb. 7 and finish up on Feb. 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. Meetings will be at 151 N. Main St. During club meetings you will learn how to make pie crust and filling and how to bake finished pie pops. We will be selling the pie pops for Valentine’s Day. Whatever you sell, you will get to keep the profits. As a service project, we’ll donate some of our earnings to survivors of Superstorm Sandy. You don’t have to sign up ahead of time, Just come to the Jan. 24 meeting. Parents are invited to attend too. If you aren’t in 4-H yet, there is an annual $3 fee. Questions? Call Darlene at 277-2406.

Paying down debt

If you are like most Americans and would like to work on paying down the amount of debt you owe, then this series of classes is for you. Classes will be held Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, 12 and 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 151 N. Main St. You will learn new techniques and develop skills for keeping within a budget. A Utah State University state finance specialist will be available on Feb. 5 for individual debt appointments. Classes are free. Please call Darlene at 277-2406 if you would like to attend.

Date night

Need a night out with your spouse? Join us Jan. 25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. for “Together We Can Weather Any Storm” date night. Marriages are faced with many storms. Come experience our “Winter Wonderland Renewal” activities. Dinner will be served and free youth services are available for children 2 years and older. Cost is only $10 a couple. 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. Preregister for the date night by noon on Jan. 25 at or at the USU Extension office at 151 N. Main St.


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 6 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.

Church at Waters Edge

Get to know Jesus at Waters Edge. God spoke in the past, but still wants us to hear from him today. Come learn from the Bible how to communicate with God day to day. We worship on Sundays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the cafeteria at Stansbury High School. Find out more at or call 840-0542.

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 Church weekly schedule: Eucharist, Saturday, 5 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m., 11 a.m. (Spanish), 6 p.m.; weekdays 9 a.m. Reconciliation: Saturday, 4 p.m. or by appointment. Religious Education: Sunday, 4:30 p.m. followed by the 6 p.m. Sunday Eucharist. Located at 15 S. Seventh Street. Call 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.

Tooele Christian Fellowship

We invite you to our services where you’ll receive a warm welcome by sincere, down-home country folks. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m., with the morning service at 11 a.m. We are now meeting at Stowe Family Music, 40 N. Main Street, Tooele. There is child care available. Please use main entrance at the rear of the building on Garden Street where there is plenty of parking. For information call 224-3392.

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 start the new year off by discovering 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.

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.

Saturday night dinners

Saturday night rib-eye steak and salmon dinners for members and their guests. Members get a free dinner in their birthday month.

Old Man Garage Band

The Moose Lodge will have the Old Man Garage Band playing on Jan. 19 from 7 to 11 p.m. Please come out and enjoy the best meal in town and dance to the band. This event is for members and their guests.

Superbowl party

The Moose Lodge will be having a Superbowl party on Feb. 3. The event will start at 2 p.m. and end after the game. There will be food, prizes and lots of fun. This event is for members and their guests.


Steak night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. On Jan. 18, Barbara and Kevin Denner will cook and serve the dinners. The special is a five-piece shrimp meal for $10.75 with all the trimmings. Please come up, have a delicious dinner and socialize. Members and guests are invited.

Marvelous Mondays

The bartenders at the Eagles Lodge will be serving lunch on Mondays from noon until the food is gone. There will be a different lunch each week. The minimum cost is $2 per person. Come down, have a cool one and enjoy a great lunch. Please come out and support the Aerie.

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.

Past president’s meeting

PMP Cinda McCully will host the January dinner meeting at Sun Lok Yen on Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. All PPs are invited to attend.

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

Racquetball tournament

The 2013 TEAD FMWR racquetball tournament is scheduled to begin in late January. Categories will be men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles. Deadline to sign-up/register for the tournament is Jan. 18. This tournament is open to the public. Call the TEAD FMWR Physical Fitness Center at 833-2159 to register.

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.

Obedience classes

KDK9’s Basic Obedience Class for all ages of dogs and handlers will start Jan. 16. The first class of the six-week course will be held at Cal Ranch. The remainder class locations will be announced. Cost is $89 per dog. Free training lead included. Week one is about dog psychology (no dogs, bring the family from 6 to 8 p.m.). Weeks two through six will be about learning the basics and beyond from 6 to 7 p.m. Proceeds support KDK9’s SAR and Detector Team. For more info and registration, call 837-2134.

Mental health first aid course

A mental health first aid free 12-hour course will be held March 7 and March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at Valley Mental Health, 565 W. 900 South in Tooele. To register, please email your name, phone number, email address, occupation, employer, and brief description of why you’re enrolling to Kim Myers at If you do not have access to email, call (801)323-9900. Lunch will be provided. This course is brought to you by NAMI Utah and Tooele Interagency Prevention Professionals.

Art and Literary Society

The next meeting of the Stansbury Art and Literary Society will be Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce building, 154 S. Main St. The monthly project is to do a work of art using repetition as the theme in the medium of your choice. Bring the completed project to the meeting. Follow Stansbury Art and Literary Society at and on Facebook.

Master Gardener meeting

The Tooele County Master Gardeners will meet on Jan. 23 at 151 N. Main St. The business meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Following this at 7 p.m., a well-known gardening coach, Kathlyn Collins, will speak on drip irrigation. The public is invited to attend as well as all Master Gardeners, past and present. Come and get a head start on how to setup an irrigation system in the garden that will conserve water as well as provide sufficient water for plants to thrive.

50,000 cans

Green Box Recycling of Tooele has challenged Kyle Cooper to collect 50,000 cans before the end of the semester. In return they will not only pay the value of the cans toward his tuition, but will be matching that value as well. He needs your help. Don’t throw a single can away. If you have friends who are drinking out of aluminum cans all the time, let them know you need them. Contact Cooper via Facebook at Keep checking back every day as he posts the other benefits that will come from your cans being recycled. He will also include a regular post telling everyone how close he is to the goal of 50,000 cans.

Sweetheart Ball

Tooele County’s premier Valentine’s Day event, the Sweetheart Ball, will be held Feb. 14. The event features a catered dinner, dance, keepsake photo and a silent auction of fun dates. This year’s ball will be held in the Community Learning Center from 6:30 to 10 p.m. and is a fundraiser for Sierra Allen’s service trip to Fiji this summer. Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased until Feb. 8. However, seating is limited, so if you’re interested, call or text 841-9145. If you’re unable to attend, but would still like to support Sierra, donations are appreciated. For more information, visit Dress is semi-formal.

Overlake HOA

The next Overlake HOA board meeting will be held Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 1531 N. Main St. All homeowners and interested residents are invited and encouraged to attend. HOA meetings are usually held the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

Conservation programs

Through Farm Bill legislation, Congress has authorized the Natural Resources Conservation Service to administer several farm conservation programs that provide financial and technical assistance to farmers who voluntarily address soil, water and related natural resource concerns on their private lands. Utah agricultural landowners and operators are encouraged to submit applications for participation in the following national initiatives: sage grouse, high tunnels, organics and on-farm energy. Other programs available to Utah farmers are the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program and the Agricultural Management Assistance program. The current deadline for these programs is Jan. 18. For more information, visit

Stockton Founder’s Day

The town of Stockton will be celebrating its 150th year Founder’s Day in 2013. Our committee is in need of any town history or personal history pertaining to the town of Stockton and pictures of Stockton’s early years. We can make copies of pictures and histories. We will accept items on loan to the town for the celebration or any donated items for historical display. Please contact chairperson Lela Anderson at 882-8785.

History of Stockton

The 150th Founder’s Day committee would like to add to “A Brief History of Stockton” that our forefather created and published in 1976. We are asking every Stockton resident to write a history of their family no matter how long you’ve lived in Stockton. We will accept histories that are pages long or just a few paragraphs long. Please include full names, nicknames, children’s names, parent’s names, birth places, street you live on, occupations and memories of living in or growing up in Stockton. Please submit to Kaye or Jack Hollein by calling 882-2340 before Jan. 31. It will be on display at the Arbor Day celebration in April to kick off the 150th Founder’s Day celebration.


Grantsville Senior Center

Membership is $4 for 55 and older and includes newsletter. For dates, times, appointments, activities and meals, call 884-3446. Foot appointments are on the last Tuesday of the month. 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. Order meals before 48 hours. Thank you. For 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 Tooele Valley Country Players will be performing at the center on Jan. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The January birthday dinner will be held Jan. 25 at 4 p.m. Jenean Christensen and girls 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.

Program openings

Tooele County Aging has openings in an alternative, income-based program designed to help seniors remain independent. CNAs help keep them in their homes safely, provide personal care, do housekeeping and run errands. If interested please contact Jolene Shields at 843-4104 or 4105.

Senior Circle

Join the Circle! Age 50 and over. Cost $15 single, $27 couple per year. To make reservations for activities, call 843-3690. Mount Rushmore/South Dakota, June 23 to 29, 2013, $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.

Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics AA meetings will be held Friday nights from 6 to 7 p.m. at New Life Christian Church, 411 E. Utah Ave. We go through the 12 steps of AA in four one-hour sessions, ongoing. You’ll get here just in time.

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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