Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 30, 2013
Bulletin Board – July 30, 2013


Lost Classmates

We still need to locate 15 of our 220 classmates at Tooele High School from 1954 to 1958, class of ’58. They are Jolene Dalton, Carol Fulmer, Loretta Graham, Benny Hester, Linda Lancaster, Joan Milano, Donna Mondragon, Pat Moya, Irene Padilla, Joe Peterson, Arvin Winklecotter, Novella Roundy, Annie Saddler, Shirley Turner and Linda Waldron. If you know of them, or their brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, spouses, ex-husbands, ex-wives, cousins, friends, family, nieces or nephews, please call or email Michael Shuler at 602-826-9471 or

Friday at the park

Join the Tooele City Family Recreation program Aug. 2 for fun at parks throughout Tooele City. We will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. You bring your family and we will bring all the fun. There is no registration required for the program. Please remember that this is a family event. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. A schedule for this program is available at For more information, contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at 843-2142 or


Grantsville Irrigation

Grantsville Irrigation has issued another turn to agricultural users. There are now a total of four turns for the season. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per share. Please monitor your meters to avoid exceeding your allotment. If you notice any leaks or abuse please call 830-9261.

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.

DUP Museum

The Grantsville DUP Museum at the Clark Historic Farm is now open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. through Aug. 31. For appointments or tours at other times, please call Ellen Yates at 884-0253 or Coralie Lougy at 884-3832.


Tooele City Library

Tuesdays, 11 a.m., Wiggle Worms (interactive story time for 1- to 2-year-old children); Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 and 11:30 a.m., story time; Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m., teen time with gaming, movies and more; Fridays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., kids crafts.

Grantsville Library

The Grantsville Library Board is now recruiting members for a new Grantsville Friends of the Library organization. The cost for membership is $5 per year. The volunteer group will be organizing and running fundraising projects to earn money for building up the library collection and other needs. If you would like to join this vital group of Grantsville citizens, please contact John Ingersoll at 435-884-1670 at the new library Tuesday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. We need you to help our community and our children.


New Beginnings Preschool

New Beginnings Preschool is now enrolling for the 2013-2014 school year. Instructors are Crystal Lawrence, Heather Lawrence and Brooke Castagno. Call now at 435-882-0209 to reserve your child’s place.

East Elementary

East Elementary Schools has openings for parents and teachers to serve as chairman, vice chairman, secretary and committee members on the school community council for the 2013-2014 school year. If interested, fill out the volunteer sign-up form in the office Aug. 7-31. Elections will be held Sept. 3-6 in the office.

THS 2013-14 registration

Registration for returning students and incoming ninth-grade students from our feeder schools will take place on Aug. 6 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 7 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Aug. 8 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pictures will also be taken during this time. This year registration will be done online. If you do not have access to a computer, one will be available for you to use at Tooele High School during the registration dates.

New Student Registration Information

Please note that there has been a change in freshman registration times. It will be Aug. 12 10 a.m. for sophomores, Aug. 12 at noon for freshman, and Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. for juniors. These meetings will be held in the THS library just as you enter the building. Seniors will be by appointment with their counselors. Please be aware that new students to Tooele High School must complete the registration process with the registrar before the Aug. 12 and 13 meetings with the counselors. You must have the following documents: birth certificate, immunizations, proof of residency and a copy of your previous year’s grades. These documents must be furnished before we can continue with the registration process.

Clarke N. Johnsen registration

Clarke N. Johnsen Jr. High registration will be on the following days: Aug. 6 from 2:30 to 7 p.m. and Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. New student registration will be by appointment only on Aug. 8 and Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The school district is sending home information for the online registration process. All students must register online this year. Please refer to the district letter. The state of Utah has mandated that all incoming seventh graders must be given the Tdap or whooping cough shot. All seventh-grade students must provide proof of immunizations before school begins on Aug. 20 or they will be excluded from school until proof of the immunizations is provided. If you have questions, please call 435-833-1939.

TJHS Community Council Meeting

The first Tooele Junior High School Community Council meeting of the 2013-14 school year will be held Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the library at TJHS. All parents are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Paula Haycock at 435-833-1921.

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.

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).


St. Marguerite Catholic Elementary

Choose St. Marguerite Catholic Elementary School for a great education with Christian values. Where children grow, pray and become strong in spirit. We offer a full-day kindergarten program as well as a 3- and 4-year-old preschool program. For any other questions please feel free to call us at 435-882-0081 or visit us at 15 S. Seventh St. in Tooele.

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.


Expanded Hours in Welding

TATC is happy to announce the welding program will be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Whether you are training for a new career or want to know who to operate your own welder for home, ranch or yard art projects, TATC has a schedule for you. Stop in our new campus at 88 S. Tooele Blvd. or call 435-248-1800 for more information.

Nail Technician

Tooele County’s first Nail Technician program is coming Aug. 26, 2013. Students will learn and perform manicures, pedicures and nail enhancements. In addition, students will learn to manage their career and professional image, infection control, nail and skin structure, and much more. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the Utah State Nail Technician licensure exam. Call 435-248-1800 to be placed on our waiting list.

Straight Iron Techniques

Learn proper straight iron techniques and how to keep your hair healthy through all the abuse. Wednesday, Aug. 21, noon to 1 p.m. at the Community Learning Center, 221 S. Tooele Blvd. The cost is free and includes pizza lunch. Please RSVP to 435-248-1800 for accurate lunch count.


United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. We will be hosting vacation Bible school from Aug. 5-9. There is no cost for VBS. 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 dinner from Tooele United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to come and eat. Our goal is to provide a free, hot meal for everyone. We 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.

Kingdom Rock event

A summer kids’ event called Kingdom Rock will be hosted at Tooele United Methodist Church, 78 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. At Kingdom Rock, children participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats, experience epic Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. Kingdom Rock is for children K-6 from Aug. 6-8 and will run from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day. For more information, call Carissa at 785-737-3467.

Church of Christ

Church of Christ meets at 430 W. Utah Ave. Bible class, Sunday at 10 a.m. and worship from 11 a.m. to noon. Wednesday Bible class at 7 p.m. We seek to be the Lord’s church established about 33 AD. The Bible produces nondenominational Christians only. Jesus is our only head of the church, headquarters are heaven. Come and grow with us. Call 882-4642.

Cornerstone Baptist

Passion for God, compassion for people at 276 E. 500 North in Tooele, phone: 882-6263. Come as you are this Sunday, where you can hear a message from the Bible and meet new friends. Service times: Bible study (for all ages) 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m.; WiseGuys children’s program 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all services, and children’s church during morning worship. WiseGuys Program during evening worship.

Stansbury Park Vacation Bible School

Stansbury Park Baptist Church will be conducting Vacation Bible School’s Colossal Coaster World for the remainder of the week from 9 a.m. to noon at the Stansbury Clubhouse, 1 Country Club Lane. Children ages 4 through 12 (having completed sixth grade) are invited to come and learn about God’s love for them. Please call 435-830-1868 if there are any questions.

Mountain of Faith Lutheran

We’re a healthy, growing congregation who welcomes newcomers and reaches out to those in need. Join us for worship Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. at 560 S. Main Street, Tooele. We treat the word of God with respect without taking ourselves too seriously. Check us out on Facebook by searching for Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church. Please join us for meaningful worship that is also casual and relaxed. For more information about our family of faith, call 882-7291.

St. Barnabas’ Episcopal

Weekly service of word, prayer and sacrament followed by fellowship. Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church, 1784 N. Aaron Drive, Tooele. Phone: 882-4721. Email: Web at You are God’s beloved child, beautifully created in God’s own image. Whatever your history, wherever you are in life’s journey, the Episcopal Church welcomes you.

Spanish services

La Iglesia Biblica Bautista de Tooele le invita a sus servicios en espanol Jueves 6 p.m., Domingos 2 p.m. We invite you to their Spanish services on Thursday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Come to know a church that focused in the word of God rather than the emotions. God loves you and he wants to reveal himself to you. Located at 276 E. 500 North, Tooele. Call 840-5036, rides provided.

St. Marguerite

St. Marguerite Parish Community welcomes you to come worship with us. St. Marguerite Catholic Church’s weekly schedule: Celebration of the Eucharist: Saturdays at 5 p.m., Sundays at 10 a.m. and noon (Spanish), and Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. Reconciliation (confessions): Saturdays at 4 p.m. The church is located at 15 S. Seventh St. Contact us at 882-3860.

Brit-Ammi Kahal

Covenant People Assembly are teaching the Hebrew roots of the Christian faith. Visitors welcome on Saturdays at 1 p.m., 37 S. Main Street, Tooele. Call 843-5444 for more information.

Bible Baptist Church

The folks at Bible Baptist Church would like to invite you to some old fashioned church services with singing from the old fashioned hymns and messages from the old fashioned KJV Bible. Some things should never change. Sunday Service times: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; gospel hour, 11 a.m.; Bible study, 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening services, 6 p.m. Contact Pastor Jeff Sinner at 840-2152.

Mountain View Baptist Church

We would like to invite you to discover what God’s plan and purpose is for your life. The Bible contains all of the answers for life’s questions. Come and join us this Sunday for our adult Bible study and graded Sunday School which starts at 9:45 a.m. Our worship service begins at 11 a.m. We also have a Bible study time each Sunday at 6 p.m. We meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for prayer time. Bring your needs and let us pray together for God’s help. Mountain View Baptist Church meets at the Eastgate Plaza in Grantsville, Suite 2C. Join us.

Stansbury Park Baptist Church

Please join us each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for worship and Bible study at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse (located next to the swimming pool). Colossians and 2nd Timothy are the current teaching focus. For details, please call 830-1868 or go to

Tooele First Baptist Church

We are in our new Wednesday evening study entitled, “The Bible says WHAT?” This week we will be exploring the question “How does the ‘Wrath of God’ apply today?” Join us at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome, as are all questions. Call Pastor Jon if you have questions. 882-2048. First Baptist Church is located at 580 S. Main St. in Tooele.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church at 349 N. Seventh St. 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.

First Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School at First Lutheran Church for children age 5-12. It starts Monday, July 29 and goes through Friday, Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come join in great fun, singing, crafts and Bible study. All are welcome. Tooele First Lutheran Church is located at 749 Birch St.

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


Food Bank Truck

Utah Food Bank Truck will be making a drop at New Life Christian Fellowship, 411 E. Utah Ave., on Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

United Methodist Church

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

Soul Shoes

Soul Shoes is collecting new and slightly worn shoes for victims of domestic violence and the homeless in Tooele County. Contact Trisha at 843-1694 for drop off.

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

Meals at the lodge

Friday night dinners include clam chowder and/or fish baskets (halibut, shrimp or chicken strips). Costs are $10 for halibut or shrimp baskets w/cup of chowder, chicken strips w/cup of chowder $7. Bowl of chowder $4, and cup of chowder $2. Saturday night dinners include 16-ounce ribeye or T-bone steak w/choice of baked potato/fries, salad and roll for $15. Halibut or salmon steak w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll $15, or jumbo shrimp w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll for $13. Members who purchase five dinners either Friday or Saturday nights at regular price will receive their next dinner free. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge at 11 a.m. For members and their guests.


Live Rock & Roll Band will perform Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. For members and their guests.

Special Events

Member’s Appreciation Day Friday, Aug. 16. Live band, food and fun. For members and their guests only. DAV meeting Saturday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. LifeLine Health Screening on Sept. 9 at 8 a.m.


Steak Night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. The special on Friday, Aug. 2 is a five-piece shrimp dinner for $10 with hosts Barbara and Kevin Denner.

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. Members only.

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

Grantsville Adult Religion Class

BYU Continuing Education, sponsored by the Grantsville, Utah LDS West Stake, is offering an adult religion class. The course of study is the New Testament (The Gospels) and will be taught by Mark Hutchins at the Grantsville Seminary Building, 113 E. Cherry St. in Grantsville. Class will be taught each Wednesday at 7 p.m. beginning Aug. 14. Tuition for the entire course is $21 or $2.50 per lecture. Please make checks payable to BYU Adult Religion Classes. Register at the door the first day of class. Please come 15 minutes early to register. If you have questions, please call Jeff Hutchins at 435-884-3922.

Stockton Days

Stockton Days Social on Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited. We will display town histories, person histories, town and school pictures, old newspapers (1904-1909), and town census (1870-1940). We will be presenting plaques to honor those past and present residents that have contributed community service to the Town of Stockton. Performance of the Old Time Fiddlers at 2 p.m. For more information, call Kaye Hollien at 435-882-2340.

Hunter Education

Hunter Education Courses will be held Aug. 6, 8, 13, 14 and 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Tooele County Health building, 151 N. Main St. For more information, call Gene at 435-882-4767.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Next meeting will be Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Citizens Center, 59 E. Vine St. Open to anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dimentia. Learn about this memory loss condition. Get and share ideas with other family caregivers. For more information, call 277-2458.

Constitution Seminar

Thomas Jefferson Center for Constitutional Studies presents The Healing of America Series. Learn about the Constitution and its timeless principles from the viewpoint of the Founding Fathers. If you love America, love the Founding Fathers, are concerned about our country, or would like to be part of the Healing of America, these seminars are for you. Seminars start Aug. 8 and cost $10 per class. For more information, contact Kae Olson at 435-843-1803.

Class of ‘58 Reunion

Our 55-year Tooele High School Class of ‘58 reunion will be the Friday after Labor Day, Sept. 6. We will have a luncheon at the Benson Grist Mill near Mill Pond at 10 a.m. Dinner will be at the Eagles Nest, at the Army Depot, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Michael Shuler at 602-826-9471 or email

Back-to-School Community Closet

The Back-to-School Community Closet will be held at Northlake Elementary, 268 Coleman St., Tooele, on Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Aug. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sandwiches are available Aug. 15 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There are donated supplies and services for going back to school, including free gently used clothing items while available, free school supplies for eligible children, free personal hygiene products for every child, and free haircuts limited by availability of volunteer stylists.

Ham Radio Class

Get your ham radio license with a class held Aug. 2-3. The class goes from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. For more information contact Richard Shaw at 435-884-5506 or email him at

4-H Exhibits Event

Come check out what 4-Hers have been busy making throughout the year. The 4-H Exhibits event will be held Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Deseret Peak. Sewing, rocketry, arts and crafts, cooking, entomology, and table setting are only a few of the exhibits you will be able to see. Everyone is welcome to come view the exhibits. Games and activities will be held throughout the event as well. Questions? Call 435-277-2405.

Stansbury Days Car Show

Stansbury Days Car Show will be held Aug. 17 in Stansbury Park. The event is for the purpose of raising money for the Guide Dogs of America. It costs more than $42,000 to raise and train the dogs. Pre-registration is $20 and $25 the day of the show. For more information, call Mike Wardle at 435-841-0713.

Diagnostic Clinic

It is that time of year again where the Master Gardeners are available to help solve gardening problems on Wednesdays. This will continue through September. Tooele County Master Gardeners conduct the Diagnostic Clinic for the benefit of all county residents. People can bring a sample of the plant with the proglem to the USU Extension library room at 151 N. Main St. Wednesday afternoons between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Volunteers will also be on hand to answer questions about growing plants in flowerbeds and vegetable gardens as well as planting and care of shrubs and trees.

Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society, will suspend regular club meetings during the summer (June, July and August). We will resume our regular schedule Sept. 10 the second Tuesday of each month in the Tooele Senior Center, 59 East Vine St., at 7:30 p.m., in the back entrance. We will continue to have field trips for rock collecting and other events during the summer. Be sure to contact us. Our big Gem and Mineral show is Sept. 27-29. Also look for us in the near future to have a perminent display at TATC. Visit us on Facebook. Contact info: 435-882-5752. Email

Bereavement support group

Harmony Hospice offers a weekly bereavement support group for any person who has had a loved one who has died. You do not need to be affiliated with Harmony or have had services in order to come and participate. Everyone is welcome. The group meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Harmony Home Health and Hospice, 2356 N. 400 East, Bldg. B, Suite 206 in Tooele. Please contact Leonard Barber for any questions you might have at 843-9054.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goal of the Sons of Utah Pioneers, Settlement Canyon Chapter is to keep alive the history and tremendous contributions of our early Tooele County pioneers and others. If this is something that you may be interested in joining, please attend a pot luck dinner the first Thursday of each month in the Tooele Senior Citizens Center at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is followed by a short program. Park behind the building and enter the northwest doors.

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.

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


Grantsville Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 and older. Activities have started. For info, call 884-3446. Activities include bunco and arthritic exercise two days a week, and bingo, ceramics, pinochle and jewelry once a week. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served daily. Suggested donation of $2.50.  The center also provides rides to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 843-4102.

Tooele Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 and older. New and exciting activities have started. For info, call 843-4110. These include bridge and pinochle, arthritic exercise program three times a week, line dancing, woodworking, Wii games, watercolor class and karaoke. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served, daily donation of $2.50. The center also provides transportation to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas.

Senior Circle

Senior Circle is for those ages 50 and better and costs just $15 a year per person or $27 for a couple. Call 843-3690 for more information or a membership application. Lots of great health benefits and fun activities.


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 teaches skills to relieve symptoms caused by stress, anger, fear, anxiety, depression and confusion. Support and fellowship is extended among those who share these kinds of problems. We’re now meeting at the Grantsville City Library, 42 N. Bowery St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Call Mary Ann at 884-0215 for information. Please call the library at 884-1670 to make sure we are having the group before coming.

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 435-840-4831 or 801-599-2649 if no answer.

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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