Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 31, 2014
Bulletin Board – July 31, 2014

Tooele

Red Cross blood drive

Aug. 8, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Denny’s restaurant, 925 N. Main. Aug. 12, 2:30-6:30 p.m., Tooele City Library, 128 W. Vine Street.

County fair

The fair is looking for vendors for its inside display area. This is a great place to highlight your business, make some sales and new customers. We are looking for home businesses, companies, crafts and more. Go to the Tooele county fair web site and apply. Come support your county fair. www.tooelefair.com. Fair dates are July 31, Aug. 1-2.

County fair karaoke

As one of the largest and oldest contests in the county, running for its 17th year, the Tooele County Fair Karaoke contest still has spots open, this contest is open to all ages and is split into six divisions: 4-12-year olds, 13-19, 20-35, 36-49 and 50+ Senior and Duet Division. Cost is $10 for a single and $15 for a duet. There will be three places awarded in each division for great prizes and cash. The contest is Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. For more information contact Hollie at 435-830-0306.

Historic Benson Gristmill

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

Benson Gristmill Fund

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

Tooele City Library

Tuesdays, 11 and 11:30 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, 1 p.m., Thingamajig Thursday; Thursdays, 4-6 p.m., teen time with gaming, movies and more; Fridays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., kids crafts; Tuesdays, 1 p.m., family movies and popcorn. More summer info available at the library.

Grantsville

Red Cross blood drive

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

Concerts at the farm

Enjoy “Concerts at the Farm” on the first and third Saturdays of the month, 7 p.m. at Clark Historic Farm, 378 W. Clark. Aug. 2: Sticks & Stones and guests. Bring a chair or blanket. Free admission and concessions available.

Celebration Hall flea Market

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

Family History Center

Greet your ancestors free at the Grantsville Family History Center, 117 E. Cherry St. All are welcome with consultants there to assist you. Open Mondays noon to 4 p.m., and Tuesday through Thursday noon to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Stansbury Park

Red Cross blood drive

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

Stansbury Days Car Show

The 6th-annual Stansbury Days Car Show benefiting the Guide Dogs of America will take place Aug. 16. Registrations starts at 8:30 a.m., the show starts at 10 a.m. and 33 awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Cost is $20 for pre-registration, $25 on the day of the show. The first 100 registered receive a T-shirt and dash plaque. For more information call 435-841-0713 or 801-245-0252, or email blacknblue72@centurylink.net or mwardle@iamaw.org.

Erda

Erda Days

Erda Days Aug. 8-9 at Warr Memorial Park. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $7 for everyone 16 and older on Friday night. Parade at 10 a.m. Ballpark activities begin at noon Saturday. Entrance fee is $1 per person. Erda Burger, T-shirt raffle and silent auction. Vender booths, kickball games at 1 p.m. Bingo at 2 p.m. Raffle drawing at 4 p.m. Hope to see y’all there at Warr Memorial Park.

Erda Days Parade

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

Erda Days 5k

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

Lake Point 

Lake Point Days 5K

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

Stockton

Stockton Days 2014

Stockton Days will take place Aug. 9. Vendor booth applications are due Aug. 1. Prices are $30 per booth and $10 extra for a powered booth. Applications to print are available at www.stocktontown.org. Return by Aug. 1 in person to 18 North Johnson St, Stockton, by mail to PO Box 240, Stockton, UT 84071, via email to helen@stocktontown.org or by fax to 435-833-9031. Verify with the office your application was received. We are not responsible for lost or delayed applications. Contact the office at 435-882-3877.

Schools

Tooele Jr High

TJHS Registration for parents of all 7th and 8th grade students: Online registration will be open July 29 to register and pay fees. In-house registration will take place Aug. 6-7. Registration packets will be mailed home July 22 with information and instructions. If you have just moved into the TJHS boundaries, please call 833-1921 after Aug. 4 to start the registration process. The first TJHS Community Council Meeting will be held Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.

Chinese immersion at Northlake

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

Saint Marguerite school

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

Excelsior Academy tours

Curious about charter schools? Want to know more about Excelsior Academy? Tours are held each Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. School tours cover a range of topics such as the Excelsior Academy Philosophy and Vision, Direct Instruction, CHAMPS and the character development program. There is also an opportunity to observe the school’s unique group settings. Come and tour the building and have any questions answered. Everyone is welcome, 124 E. Erda Way, Erda. 882-3062.

Tooele Family Center

Story and craft hour

Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Family Center as we enjoy the adventures of books and make fun crafts. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).

Preschool hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. the Tooele Family Center has a fun activity hour of learning, singing and creating. This Ready, Set, School! preschool class is for all children up to 5 years of age. Please come and enjoy the fun. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).

Gardening

2015 Garden Tour Applications and Nominations

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

TATC

Heavy Duty Diesel

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

Scholarship fundraiser

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

Education

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

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.

Churches

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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

Berean Full Gospel Church

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

First Baptist Church

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

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. Please check our website, tooelecumc.org, or call Tooele UMC’s office at 882-1349 or Pastor Debi’s cell at 801-651-2557 for more info. We are located at 78 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele.

Church of Christ

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

Cornerstone Baptist

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

Mountain of Faith Lutheran

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

St. Barnabas’ Episcopal

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

Spanish services

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

St. Marguerite

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

Brit-Ammi Kahal

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

Bible Baptist Church

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

Mountain View Baptist Church

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

Stansbury Park Baptist Church

Please join us each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for Worship Services and Bible Study at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse (next to the SP Swimming Pool). For details, please call us at 830-1868 or go to www.stansburyparkbc.org.

Vacation bible school

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

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, on the corner of 7th and Birch, would like to invite you to hear of God’s grace and the love of Christ, who died to forgive you of your sins and attain salvation on your behalf. Worship at 10 a.m., Sunday School at 11:15 a.m., on the second sunday of the month, worship at 3 p.m. Bible study and Sunday School at 4:15 p.m. Vacation bible school July 28 to Aug. 1 from 9-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-12, al are welcome.

New Life Christian Fellowship

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

Tooele Christian Fellowship

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

Charity

Tooele Children’s Justice Center

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

United Methodist Church

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

The Tooele Valley Resource Center

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

Food Pantry

The First Baptist Church in Tooele is offering an emergency food pantry to meet the needs of our community. The food pantry is available for emergency needs. Hours of operation are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. We are located at 580 S. Main Street. For information call 882-2048.

The Tooele Food Bank

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

DAV Chapter 20

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

Eagles 

Eagle Steak Night

Aug. 1: Five-piece shrimp dinner $11.

State picnic

The State Eagles will hold the annual State Picnic up Settlement Canyon Pavilion on 1 -3 August 2014.  Dinner will be served Aug. 1. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served Aug. 2. Breakfast will be served Aug. 3.  There will be a cost for the meals, and kids 11-years and under will eat and drink free.

Auxiliary State Visitation

Tooele Auxiliary will host the State Auxiliary on Monday, 28 July. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and meeting will start at 8 p.m. All sisters are invited to come out and support the Auxiliary.

Moose Lodge

Meals at the lodge

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

Special events:

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

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

Tooele County Historical Society

Historical Society Books

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

Seeking Historical Items

Tooele County Historical Society would like members of the community who have any family or personal histories, photographs, books, brochures, DVDs, VHS tapes, or newspaper articles that you would like to donate to our organization to please call us. We are also looking for books, newspaper articles, photos, brochures or any history that pertains to the Tooele County area. If you would like to donate them to our organization, or if you would let us make a copy for the Tooele County Historical Society, please call Alice Dale at 435-882-1612.

Groups and events

Cub Scout Roundtable

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

Rush Valley Stockton Camp fundraiser

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

Benson Gristmill Farmers Market

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

Masons

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

Ophir Historical District

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

Boys and Girls Clubs of Tooele

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

Stansbury Riders

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

Tooele Valley Family History Center

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

Recovery International

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

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

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society

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

Sons of Utah Pioneers

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

Mood disorder support group

Do you or someone you love have a mood disorder? NAMI-Tooele affiliation offers help, hope and healing. Please join us for support group sessions every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the New Reflection Clubhouse on 900 South in Tooele. For more info, contact Kelly at 841-9903.

PFCCA

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

Family Support Center

The Family Support Center is a non-profit agency providing services in Salt Lake and Tooele County. Free 12-week in-home parenting skills program. Families with children birth to 17 will receive instruction during an 80-minute weekly visit to gain the tools they need to strengthen their family. Topics discussed include communication, conflict resolution, attachment and bonding, establishing rules and routines as well as managing stress. Please contact Rachel at (801) 955-9110 ext. 107 for more information. You can also visit familysupportcenter.org.

Tooele Family AI-Anon

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

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

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

Seniors

Medical equipment needed

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

Tooele Senior Center

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

 

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