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July 9, 2013
Bulletin Board – July 9, 2013

Tooele

Friday at the park

Join the Tooele City Family Recreation program each Friday from now until Aug. 2 for fun at parks throughout Tooele City. We will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. each week. 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 www.tooelecity.org. For more information, contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at 843-2142 or terras@tooelecity.org.

Grantsville

Grantsville Pioneer Day Celebration

Friday, July 19, at the Grantsville West Stake Center, 115 E. Cherry St. Dutch oven cook off starts at 4 p.m. Complimentary dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by pioneer activities and children’s art displays. Come enjoy the Butler Family Band at 8 p.m. Program and fireworks to follow. Everyone is invited. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.

Grantsville Dutch Oven Cooking Contest

Friday, July 19, at the Grantsville West Stake Center, 115 E. Cherry St. Held in conduction with the Pioneer Day Celebration. Contact Jeff Beazer at 435-840-0212 or Clint Price at 435-884-6510 to participate. Everyone is invited to come show us your pioneer cooking skills.

Grantsville Irrigation

Grantsville Irrigation has issued agricultural users one additional regular turn for the season. This gives a total of three regular turns for the season. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per share. Please monitor your meter to avoid exceeding the allotment. Contact the office at 884-3451 if you notice any leaks.

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.

Library

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.

Schools

SHS Colorguard Tryouts

Stansbury Colorguard has changed the dates for its second round of tryouts to July 29-31 from 8-11 a.m. at the SHS small gym. Auditions begin at 11:30 a.m. Wendsday and a parent or guardian needs to be present at 11 a.m. for a parent meeting. Dance and tumbling experience is desired, but not necessary. The team performs at field show competitions, halftimes and competes in Winterguard. Must be willing to commit to early morning practices and to abide by a strict code of conduct. Contact Peggy Bradfield at 435-230-3167 or Ali at 435-241-8184 for more information.

SHS Colorguard

SHS Colorguard is sponsoring a “Get Your Guard On” Mini Colorguard Camp Friday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at the SHS Football Field. Parent show is at 11:30. Cost is $30 and includes a T-shirt and flag for kids to keep. Participants will march with the Stansbury Colorguard in the Erda Days Parade Saturday, July 13. Lineup is at Liddell Lane at 9:30 a.m. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Contact Peggy at 435-230-3167 or Ali at 435-241-8184 to enroll.

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).

Education

Virtual schools

Utah Connections Academy’s upcoming Tooele information session will be held on Thursday, July 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express Tooele, 1531 N. Main St., Tooele. The information session will cover several topics such as the School’s program and curriculum, the enrollment process, how teachers interact with students in a virtual environment, college preparation, and social events, such as field trips and clubs.

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

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.

TATC

Vital Signs

Learn how to take accurate vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration), why we take them, and what are normal and abnormal values, Wednesday, July 17 from noon to 1 p.m. The admission is free and includes pizza lunch. Please RSVP to 435-248-1800 for accurate lunch count.

Hourly Bus Stops

UTA’s new F-401 route has convenient hourly stops looping from Grantsville to Stansbury Park to TATC. Route F-401 serves Grantsville, Benson Grist Mill, Mountain West Medical Center, Walmart, USU, Valley Mental Health, the Community Learning Center and TATC. With convenient hourly stops, the bus is there when you need it. In addition, the driver may be able to deviate off the route to drop you at your door! Go to http://www.rideuta.com/mc/?page=Bus-BusHome-RouteF-401 for details.

New Programs

TATC is exited to announce the following new programs to be offered later this summer and early fall: barbering, commercial driver’s license, heavy duty diesel technician, industrial maintenance professional and nail technician. If you are interested in any of these programs, please call 435-248-1800, or stop in at 88 S. Tooele Blvd. to be placed on the waiting list. In addition, we are expanding hours in our business technologies and welding technician programs.

Churches

United Methodist Church

At Tooele UMC we welcome all who want to discover God’s love and worship in a friendly, accepting and loving environment. Come as you are, whoever you are, wherever you are in your spiritual journey. Sunday worship service, 11 a.m. Lunch and Learn, Wednesdays 12:30 to 2 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy an interactive bible study led by Pastor Debi. Please check our website, 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.

Wednesday meal

Every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., we will serve a free spaghetti dinner from Tooele United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to come and eat. Our goal is to provide a free, hot meal for the homeless population in Tooele. We want to offer them a safe, warm place to eat and relax for a few hours every Wednesday evening. We also want to get the community involved and invite all people in order to forge relationships and build bridges between people of all economic backgrounds in Tooele. Although the meal is being served from TUMC, it is a non-denominational event and we invite and encourage all people to join us. We will need help and volunteers in various ways, such as helping to serve, cook and clean up, donate food and share talents. If you are interested in getting involved, e-mail Carissa Sanders at carissa.sanders2@gmail.com or call (785) 737-3467.

Church of Christ

Church of Christ meets at 430 W. Utah Ave. Bible class, Sunday at 10 a.m. and worship from 11 a.m. to noon. Wednesday Bible class at 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: 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 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 www.stansburyparkbc.com.

Tooele First Baptist Church

We are beginning a new Wednesday evening study entitled, “The Bible says WHAT?” We will be exploring such questions as, Who is God? How many Gods are there? Who was Jesus praying to in the Garden? And others. 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.

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.

Charity

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 www.utahcasa.org 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 tina.rasmussen@rmcare.com.

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 www.rockymountaincarefoundation.org. 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 11a.m. For members and their guests. Entertainment on Saturday will be Old Man Garage Band from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Karaoke will be on Friday, July 19 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Special Events

Gold Benefit for Eric Shields held Saturday, July 27 with 8 a.m. shotgun start. Second Annual Golf Scramble held Sunday, July 28 with 8 a.m. shotgun start. This scramble is for Idaho/Utah Moose Association.

Eagles

Steak Night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. The special on Friday, July 12 is a 14-ounce ribeye steak dinner for $11.50 with Host Dee Dee Fawson.

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.

Eagles PPs

The Eagles Auxiliary PPs will meet at Virge’s Restaurant in Erda on Wednesday, July 17 at 7 p.m. PMP Cinda McCully will host the evening and all PPs are invited to attend.

Tooele County Historical Society

Historical books

Tooele Co. Historical Society books are available for purchase. The History of Tooele County Volume 11 is $25. The Mining, Smelting and Railroading in Tooele is $15, and we will also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends. Contact Alice Dale at 882-1612.

Seeking historical items

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

Historical sign

The Tooele Co. Historical Society has recently made a loan agreement with the Utah State Historical Society to display an old Lincoln Highway sign that was on the border of Utah and Nevada. The unique sign is on display at the Pioneer Museum.

Groups and Events

Lost Classmates

We still need to locate 15 of our 220 classmates at Tooele High School from 1954 to 1958. 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 michaelshuler@cox.net.

5k Fundraiser

There will be a 5k fundraiser on Saturtday, July 13. All proceeds go to fighting cancer. The race begins at 9 a.m. and registration is at 8 a.m. The location is England Acres Park at 880 N. 400 East. Runners can pre-register by calling Hollie at 435-830-0306 or Tif at 435-224-4615. The registration fee is $20. Everyone will receive a T-shirt, and medals will be awarded for first, second and third place in each division. Also we will have a photo booth if anyone would like to have after-race pictures taken.

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.

Changing the World One House at a Time Boutique

Charity fundraising event to take place at New Life Christian Fellowship on July 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. There are homemade products, Damsel in Defense, It Works, Grace Adele, food and much more. Come shop, hang out and help raise money to build homes in Guatemala. Call Leanna McNicol at 435-849-0480 for more information.

Erda Days

Erda Days will be held July 12 and July 13. The events on July 12 include dinner and dancing for ages 16 and older starting at 6:30 p.m. The events on July 13 include the 5K and Kids 1K at 6:30 a.m., parade at 10 a.m., ballpark activities at noon and softball games at 1 p.m. Call 435-830-8780.

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 Saturday, July 13. Ron and Bonnie Robinson will be honored this year as the Grand Marshals. There will be prizes given to all participants. Line-up begins at 9 a.m., with judging at 9:30 a.m., and the parade starts 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, and 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 pre-registration is required. Call Nancy Folta at 882-5530 or Samantha Barton at 882-3817 with any questions.

Erda Days 5K run

Erda Days 5K run takes place Saturday, July 13. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. Race begins at 7 a.m. at 4336 Liddell Lane in Erda. There will also be a Kids Fun Run. Registration is free, but bring an item to donate to the Tooele Food Bank. We hope to see you there.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

The next meeting for the Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will be July 16 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting is located at the Tooele Senior Citizens Center at 59 E. Vine St. in Tooele. It’s open to anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Learn about this memory loss condition. Get and/or share ideas. For more information, contact Frank Reed at 277-2458 or by email at freed@co.tooele.ut.us.

Master Gardeners

The next meeting of the Tooele County Master Gardeners will be on Wednesday, July 17 at the USU Extension Building, 151 N. Main St., Tooele. The business meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. by a presentation on plant propagation. The public is invited to come and hear Dr. Larry Rupp, USU Professor in the Plants, Soils and Climate Department, speak on propagation of native plants for use in water conserving landscapes. He will be using the Big-Toothed Maple to demonstrate various techniques such as grafting, budding, rooting and air layering. Dr. Rupp is a specialist in plant propagation, greenhouse management and arboriculture. For further information contact Jay Cooper at 435-830-1447 or jay@dirtfarmerjay.com.

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.

Ophir Days

Ophir Days will take place Aug. 3 at Ophir Town Park. Now accepting applications for craft and food vendors. Booth space is limited. Call Scott at 882-1075 or 849-0254 for more information.

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 mcdpopcorn3d@gmail.com.

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 familysupportcenter.org.

Seniors

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.

Recovery

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.

Al-Anon

Is someone’s drinking affecting your life? You don’t have to be alone. Al-Anon meetings every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon at residence, 77 W. 400 North. For more information please contact Perky at 843-7145 or Elizabeth at 884-0825.

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 www.tops.org 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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