Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 26, 2017
Bulletin Board – January 26, 2017

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, 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 is $3. For those under age 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information call (435) 843-4102. For more information about the Tooele center, call (435) 843-4110.

Books for the Whole Family

Donated children’s books and paperbacks are for sale for 25 cents, and hardcovers are being sold for $1 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Tooele City Library. All proceeds go back to the library for projects and programs.

Bingo is Back!

St. Marguerite Catholic Church has started its bingo games again on Fridays starting at 6:45 p.m. Come and have a good time! Food is available. Call 435-882-3860 with questions.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Tooele City Library, the fundraising arm of the library, is happy to announce that it is accepting recipes from the community for a cookbook that will be ready for purchase this summer. The recipes can be for appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, vegetables, cookies, cakes, desserts or beverages. There is a collection box located on the counter of the library in which to deposit your favorites. Recipes will be collected through the end of March. We encourage you to submit as many recipes as you wish.

Attention Artists in the Community

This summer, sometime in June, on a date to be announced soon, the Friends of the Tooele City Library, the fundraising arm of the library, will be having a silent art auction. We look forward to woodworkers, painters, jewelry makers, quilters, knitters, etc., to submit your projects to be displayed in the library a day before the auction. Auction proceeds will be divided with 70 percent going to the artist and 30 percent to the Friends of the Library. Start your projects now and watch here for the announcement of the dates and where to pick up entry forms.

Grantsville

Family History Center

Greet your ancestors free at the Grantsville Family History Center, 117 E. Cherry Street 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.

Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors age 55 and older. For info, call (435) 884-3446. Activities include Bunco, exercise programs, bingo, ceramics, pinochle, movies and wood carving, etc. Meals on Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays. For age 60 and above, suggested donation is $3. For those under age 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information, call (435) 843-4102.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The DUP is seeking any family histories, photographs, books, stories or vintage artifacts (before 1900) to display at our 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 www.grantsvilledupmuseum.com or www.exploretooele.com.

Schools

Story and Craft Hour

Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Family Center-PIRC as we enjoy the adventures of books and make fun crafts. For more information, call (435) 833-1934 ext. 1410. We are located at West Elementary School, 451 W. 300 South, Tooele. Please enter through the south side doors.

Free Preschool Hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., the Tooele Family Center-PIRC has a fun activity hour of learning, singing and creating. This class is for all children 0-5 years old. Please come and enjoy the fun. For more information, call (435) 833-1934 ext. 1410. We are located at West Elementary School, 451 W. 300 South, Tooele. Please enter through the south side doors.

St. Marguerite Catholic School

St. Marguerite Catholic School welcomes students of all faiths from preschool through eighth grade. Featuring all-day kindergarten, all-day preschool, junior high grades 6-8, small class sizes, free trial days and an enhanced STEM curriculum called STREAMS with religion, Spanish, music and art classes included. 15 S. 7th Street in Tooele, 435-882-0081.

Swim coach retiring

Tooele High swim coach Mel Roberts is retiring after 49 years of coaching. We are working on a special gift for him … if you swam for Coach Roberts we are asking for you to write your favorite memory, story or a thank-you letter to this wonderful coach. We would also love for you to include a picture, any picture you would like it can be from your swimming days or a picture of you now. Email darcieevans@msn.com for more information.

Stansbury High School Band

Valentine Big Band Dinner Dance will be Sat., Feb. 11 from 6-9 p.m. at the CNJJHS Cafetorium. Come enjoy a three-course meal, dancing to retro songs with a live band, free photos and dance instruction and support the Stansbury High Bands. Cost is $25/couple, $15/single; Student rates — $20/couple, $10/single. Call Peggy Bradfield at (435) 230-0127, pay at the SHS Finance Office, or contact a member of the SHS bands for tickets.

Tooele High Softball

The Tooele High School softball team will hold a softball camp for girls in grades 5-8. The camp will be held at the Depot Training Center Feb. 10-11. Cost is $50 for both sessions. Please contact coach Lowry for more information at tooelebuffsoftball@gmail.com.

TATC

Diesel Tech class

Become a Heavy Duty Diesel Technician and start earning an attractive income. Employer partners are waiting to employ diesel technician graduates. Enroll today and begin an exciting lucrative career. Visit tatc.edu or call 435-248-1800 for more information.

Education

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 (435) 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 (435) 833-8750. Adult education classes are for students 18 and over.

ESOL

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 (435) 833-8750 for more information.

Early Head Start

Do you have a child under age 3? Are you currently pregnant? VANTAGE Early Head Start is a free program for eligible families that offers quality early education for infants and toddlers in the home; parent education; comprehensive health services to women before, during and after pregnancy; nutrition education and family support services. Call (435) 841-1380 or (801) 268-0056 ext. 211 to apply or for free additional information.

Free developmental evaluation

DDI VANTAGE Early Intervention offers a variety of services to families with infants and toddlers from birth to age 3. Individualized services are available to enhance development in communication, motor development, cognition, social/emotional development, self-help skills and health concerns. Contact us for a free developmental evaluation at (435) 833-0725.

Dads Matter

Dads matter — which is why we are offering a free research-based parenting course for fathers and father figures. You will learn how to put an end to arguing, back talk and begging; teach responsibility without losing your child’s love; set limits without waging war; avoid power struggles and teach your children to complete chores without reminders or pay. Courses are 100 percent free, incentives are offered dependent upon attendance and food is provided at each session. Register to attend at HealthyRelationshipsUtah.org.

4H Youth

Scholarships

Many scholarships and contests are available on the 4H website, utah4h.org, and the USU Extension website, extension.usu.edu/wasatchfront/shared-contests.

Youth Quilting Contest

Register online at www.sewverysmooth.com for your age group. Construct your quilt based on the theme, “Where in Zootopia is 4-H?” Write a 200-word progress report essay and take a picture of your work. Write a 200-word final report essay and take a picture of your finished quilt. Win prizes valued over $5,000.

Inspiring Girls Expeditions

Inspiring Girls Expeditions is accepting applications through Jan. 31, 2017, for free summer science and wilderness expeditions in Alaska and Washington for girls ages 16-17. Three teams of up to nine teenage girls will spend 12 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers or fjords with tidewater glaciers. They’ll conduct scientific field studies with professional glaciologists, oceanographers, artists and mountaineers. The three Inspiring Girls trips of 2017 will include Girls on Ice Alaska, Girls on Ice Cascades and Girls in Icy Fjords. They are operated through IARC and the UAF College of Natural Science & Mathematics. Details at: web.iarc.uaf.edu/2016/12/21/free-glaciology-and-marine-programs-for-girls-seek-applications/.

Youth Pork Academy

Youth Pork Academy, Feb. 25, Spanish Fork Fairgrounds 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost $5. Registration deadline Feb. 15. Pick up a registration at the Tooele 4-H Extension office, 151 N. Main, Tooele.

U.S. Targhee Sheep Association

U.S. Targhee Sheep Association will be offering a free registered Targhee Starter flock to a deserving youth, ages 9-17, at the 2017 USTSA National Show & Sale in Pierre, South Dakota, July 13-15. Applications due April 1 available for download at www.ustargheesheep.org or by contacting Mardy Rutledge (ustargheesheep@gmail.com or 702-292-5715).

Youth Citizen Science Ambassador

Are you age 13-18 and love citizen science? We are looking for creative and adaptable teen leaders to partner with the Citizen Science Association, 4-H, and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to become Citizen Science Ambassadors. Ambassadors will craft a social media campaign designed to connect youth citizen scientists, collect their stories, and share them with the world. To apply to become a Citizen Science Ambassador, send your resume and a cover letter in the form of a short video (15 seconds-1 minute long) to YouthAmbassador@citizenscience.org by Feb. 1, 2017. Contact Extension office 435-277-2409 for more information.

USU Extension

Herd Management for the Intermountain West

Utah Beef Cattle Field Day. Feb. 14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., BYU Harman Conference Center (corner of University Parkway and 900 East — Provo). Call Extension office 435-277-2409 for more information.

Livestock Judges Training

May 11-13 in Spanish Fork. Adult and youth track available. Great training for individuals wanting to judge livestock shows, 4-H volunteers, and youth interested in livestock judging. Featuring Chip Kemp. Visit www.uintacounty.com/IMJT or call Dawn Sanchez 307-783-0570 or dasanchez@uintacounty.com.

Upholstery Class

March 6-18, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Tooele USU Extension office located at 151 N. Main. The cost is $50 plus supplies used. If you plan on attending this class, you must register and attend an orientation. For more information, or to register, call Andrea at 435-277-2409. Class size is limited.

Urban and Small Farms Conference

Feb. 22-23, $50 for both days or $30 for one day. Register by Feb. 14. Viridian Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan. For more information and registration, visit www.diverseag.org or call Salt Lake County USU Extension at 385-468-4824.

Gardening

Master Gardener Class Sign-Up

A new Master Gardener class will run Jan. 31-May 2. Classes are every Tuesday from 6–8 p.m. Cost is $150 ($180 for couples). Certificates are awarded to those who complete 40 hours of volunteer service after completing the class. The course includes a manual. Applications are available at USU Extension, 151 N. Main, Tooele or online at tooelemastergardeners.org. The Larry Sagers scholarship is available for assistance with the class cost. For more information call Linden Greenhalgh, USU Associate Professor, at 435-277-2407 or Andrea Duclos, Extension Secretary, at 435-277-2409.

Charity

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. 25 S. 100 East, Tooele.

United Methodist dinner

Tooele United Methodist Church offers a free dinner every Wednesday. Coffee and social hour starts at 4 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. All are welcome.

The Tooele Valley Resource Center

The Tooele Valley Resource Center, now sharing a building with the Tooele County Food Bank at 38 N. Main Street, 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. For more information, call (435) 566-5938 or fax (435) 843-0244.

First Baptist 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 (435) 882-2048.

The Tooele County Food Bank & Grantsville Emergency Food Pantry

The Tooele County Food Bank and Grantsville Emergency Food Pantry are in need of canned meats, soups, pasta and any non-perishable foods. We are accepting donations for Pathways Women’s and Children’s Shelter (victims of domestic abuse). They are in need of socks, underwear, blankets for twin beds, hygiene products (hairspray, hair gel, body wash, nail polish and remover) toys. Anything will be appreciated. Underwear and socks must be new. Other items can be gently used. Please help us help our community. Drop boxes are located in the Intermountain Staffing Office, 7 South Main Street #203, Tooele, UT 84074.

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 to the volunteer desk at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main St. in Tooele. Call Diane at (435) 843-3691 with any questions.

Community Closet

Clean out your closets. The Community Closet is accepting donations for gently used clothing. Donations are accepted at your neighborhood school. Contact Christy Johnson at (435) 830-4706 with any questions.

Moose

Meals at the Lodge

Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday night dinners change weekly, or you can order from the menu. Saturday night dinners include a 14-ounce ribeye or T-bone steak with choice of baked potato/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 are taken after 8:45. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. After purchase of 10 (ten) meals either Friday/Saturday nights you get a free one. If you have more than four people in your party, please call ahead to ensure the cook can plan better. For members and their guests only.

Entertainment

The band Rock-A-Holics is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28 from 7-11 p.m.

Paint party

The Women of the Moose are having a paint party on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 11 a.m. Please RSVP at the lodge by Jan. 21 by calling 435-882-2931. A potluck lunch will be provided.

Veterans dinner

All Moose member veterans will receive a free dinner on Friday, Jan. 27 in recognition of their service to our country.

Super Bowl party

A Super Bowl party is in the works. Please plan on attending Sunday, Feb. 5 starting at 2 p.m.

Women of the Moose

The Women of the Moose are changing their time for the meetings on Sunday, starting on Feb. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call Debbie Tolces if you have any questions.

Eagles

Sunday breakfasts

There is a breakfast served each Sunday from 9-11 a.m. There is a special every Sunday for $5 per person and you can order off the menu for $7 per person or $3 for seniors who order very few items or for kids age 11 and under. The breakfast includes one glass of juice or milk and coffee with refills. Bad beer is available and the food is delicious.

Steak nights

On Jan. 27, the dinner special is a two-piece halibut dinner for $11 or three pieces for $13.

Annual Chili Cook-Off

Worthy Trustee Bobby Kindred, winner of last year’s chili cook-off, will host this year’s cook-off on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Judging will begin promptly at 5 p.m. with dinner served afterward. The cost of the dinner will be $7 per person. It will be chili with rolls, crackers, salads, vegetable tray and desserts. Plan your pot and bring it up for the cook-off.

Elks

Meetings

Lodge meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. House committee meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Super Bowl

Come watch the big game on the big screen! Doors open at 2 p.m., kickoff is at 4:30 p.m. Chili dogs will be provided, but feel free to bring a dish to share.

Pajama Party

Break out your favorite jammies, get comfy and join the fun. Feb. 25, 2017, from 6 p.m.-closing. Potluck — bring a dish to share.

Historical Society

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.

Historical 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. Please call Alice Dale at 882-1612 if you would like to purchase these books.

Groups and Events

Local author seeks photos

A local author and historian is seeking original photographs of Saltaire, Black Rock, Garfield Beach and/or Lake Point, as well as any similar turn-of-the-century attractions and resorts for an upcoming book project. Those who wish to contribute information or photographs of these parks should contact Emma Penrod at elpenrod@gmail.com. Contributions will be printed with credit in a yet-to-be released pictorial history book. There is no such thing as too many photographs as the author needs a minimum of 160 photographs, and any help is greatly appreciated.

Tooele Valley Flute Choir

The Tooele Valley Flute Choir seeks members interested in our inaugural effort to raise the profile of local flutists. If you love to play the flute and want to grow your musical horizons, please join us! All levels of skill and experience welcome. Contact Emma at elpenrod@gmail.com.

Tooele Valley Free Masons

The Tooele Valley Free Masons meet the second Friday of each month for dinner and socializing. If you are interested or have questions please join us at the Lodge, located at the corner of Settlement Canyon Road and SR-36, or give us a call at (435) 277-0087.

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.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

If you are struggling with your weight, you don’t need to travel the road alone. 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 (435) 830-1150 for information. UT 365 Tooele meets Saturday. Weigh-in from 9-9:30 a.m., and the meeting is at 9:30 a.m. This chapter meets at a private residence, so call ahead for the exact location. Call Lynne Nash at 435-849-3853 for information. TOPS is a nonprofit organization. See the TOPS website at www.tops.org.

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society

Our club meets the third Tuesday of the month (except June, July and August) from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Museum downstairs conference room located at 47 E. Vine Street, Tooele. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership $15/year. Email TooeleGemAndMineralSociety@gmail.com.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goal 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 East 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 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 potluck dinner followed by various presentations starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. at the Tooele 8th Ward Meetinghouse (the old 5th Ward, Pinehurst Chapel), 196 N. Pinehurst Ave., Tooele. Call Joe Brandon at 435-830-9784 for more 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.

Tooele Family Al-Anon

Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the Tooele Pioneer Museum, in the basement at the back of the building. For questions or more information, please call Allene at (435) 830-0465 or Elizabeth at (435) 884-0825 or (435) 241-9200.

Tooele Al-Anon Choices 4U

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meeting daily at noon and 8 p.m. at the Oasis Alano Club, 1120 W. Utah Ave. For more information, contact Lance at (435) 496-3691 or Wendy at (801) 694-2624.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free, 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food addiction. Meetings are held every Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Pioneer Museum, 47 E. Vine St. in Tooele. Enter at the north back entrance. For more information, call Millicent at (435) 882-7094 or Denise at (435) 830-1835 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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 health 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 Dan at (435) 843-4753. For volunteering at the Tooele Center, call Debbie at (435) 843-4103.

Life’s Worth Living Foundation

Suicide support group every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center, located at 2055 N. Main Street in 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 lifesworthlivingfoundation.com or call 435-248-LIVE.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 20

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will hold its monthly executive and general meetings on the third Thursday of every month at the Pioneer Museum (rear entrance). The executive meeting will be at 7 p.m. and the general meeting will be at 8 p.m. The DAV is looking for volunteer drivers — no DAV membership is required. Will need a VA physical. No monthly meetings are held in July or December. Call commander Curtis G. Beckstrom at 435-840-0547 or adjutant Eric Suarez at 435-241-9781.

Health Department and Aging Services hours

The Tooele County Health Department and Aging Services’ new hours of operation are Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m.-noon. Check out our calendar on our main page for holiday hours and closures. For more information, call (435) 277-2301.

Caregiver Support Group

We’ve changed the date of our meetings for the next two months due to holidays. Please join us Monday, Feb. 13 from 2-3 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center. The Tooele County Health Department’s Aging Services program is the sponsor for these Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups. The groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. Questions call 435-277-2456.

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 Friday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at TATC, Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. For information, call Barb at (801) 656-9673 or 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, Suite 4 in 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.

Military items wanted

When you no longer want your military items, do not take them to the D.I. or the thrift store. Bring them to 775 S. Coleman Street — hats, helmets, dress uniforms, boots, shoes, pants, jackets, backpacks, belts, canteens, pouches, old photos, etc. They will be displayed with honor and respect. Call Matthew or Tina, 435-882-8688.

Tooele County Choral Society

Love singing? The Tooele County Choral Society needs you! To schedule an audition, please call Denise McCubbins at 435-224-5032. Rehearsals for this fun-loving and somewhat serious choir are every Saturday night from 7-9 p.m. at the 1025 W. Utah Ave. LDS church.

Alzheimer’s Education

The first Thursday of each month for the next four months, the Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is sending an expert to Tooele County to share information on challenges families face who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Come learn about legal and financial planning, communication strategies, the latest research and more. These free classes are hosted at Mountain West Medical Center from 2-3:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, March 2 and April 6. Call Tooele County Aging Services at 277-2300 with questions.

Caregivers Invited

Bring your lunch and join us Friday, February 3rd from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Tooele County Health Dept. Bldg. for a lunch and learn seminar. Scott McKenzie, Emergency Planner with the Tooele County Health Department, will be presenting ideas on how you can be ready to support older or disabled loved ones during an emergency. Questions call Aging Services 277-2456.

VFW Post 9413

VFW Post 9413 will meet Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Tooele Pioneer Museum. All veterans welcome.

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