Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

June 3, 2014
Bulletin Board – June 3, 2014


Historic Benson Gristmill

The Benson Gristmill will be open this year! We need volunteers and donations. Please contribute $1, or more, for each familiy 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.

Gem & Mineral Society

Tooele Gem & Mineral Society will have a Rock Break Pot Luck on Saturday, June 14 at 4 p.m at Colleen’s house (please call for address). There will not be a regular meeting for June. There is also no meeting in July. Our steak fry and grab bag fill will be in August (date TBD). Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them, and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership $10 per year. Visit us on Facebook or Contact info: 435-882-5752. Email

Tooele Tri Kids Triathlon

Tooele City is excited to announce the second annual Tooele Tri Kids Triathlon. The Kids Triathlon will be held on Friday, June 27 2014 at 6 p.m. at Tooele City Swimming Pool park. The triathlon is for kids 12 and under. The cost is $10 for the first child and $5 for additional children in the same family. Online registration is available at You may also register in person at Tooele City Hall (90 N. Main St., Tooele) or at the Pratt Aquatic Center (55 N. 200 West, Tooele). For full race information please visit our website at For more information contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at (435)843-2142 or

Plein Air Art Contest

The Tooele City Arts Council is excited to host the second annual Plein Air Art Contest on June 16-22 during the Tooele Arts Festival. Artists will make, show and sell their artwork. There will be three different categories to enter: Draw and Paint, Photography, and Found Objects. Artists can win cash prizes up to $500. Please go to for registration information and details, or contact Chris Wilcox at 435-830-3838.

Free Triathlon Clinic

Tooele City and Live Fit Tooele County will be hosting a FREE Triathlon Clinic on Wednesday, June 4, at the Pratt Aquatic Center (55 N. 200 West, Tooele). There will be a clinic at 6:30 p.m. for the Kids Triathlon and a clinic at 7:30 p.m. for the Sprint Triathlon. There is no pre-registration required. The clinic will cover how you can continue to train for a triathlon. The clinic will have an emphasis on race day. Come learn more about transitions, pacing, mistakes to avoid, and more. If you would like more information about this FREE clinic please contact Tooele Parks and Recreation at (435)843-2142 or at

Miss Tooele Pageant

Tooele City is excited to announce that the 2014 Miss Tooele City Scholarship Pageant will again be held as part of the City’s 4th of July festivities. This is for Tooele City residents, girls ages 16-24. There are $700-$1,000 scholarships and additional prizes available! There is no swimsuit or fitness competition! The Pageant will be held on June 30, 2014, but don’t delay, the Application Deadline is June 4, 2014. Contestant materials and additional information is available on our website. Please visit www.tooelecity.orgor contact Kami Perkins (435) 843-2105, for more information!


Miss Grantsville Pageant

2014 Miss Grantsville Scholarship Pageant will be held July 3 at Grantsville High School. If you are interested in running for the pageant, paperwork is available at Grantsville City Hall. All possible contestants must attend a mandatory information meeting at Grantsville City Hall on June 6 at 7p.m. or June 10 at 7 p.m. Contestants under age 18 must have a parent accompany them to the information meeting. Please call Teri Critchlow 830-8090 or Kristy Clark 884-3411 for questions.

Little Miss Grantsville Pageant

Little Miss Grantsville mandatory parent meeting will be held June 4, 7 p.m. at the Baird Residence, 200 E. Main. To be eligible, girls must have finished 1st grade through 6th grade, be a Grantsville resident, or attend a Grantsville school. For more information, contact Krista Sparks 435-841-9951 or Jan Baird 435-224-3288. The Little Miss Grantsville Pageant will be held July 1, at 7 p.m., at the GHS auditorium. Admission is free.

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.

Agricultural Irrigation

Grantsville Irrigation has issued agricultural users two regular turns so far. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per “A” share. You are responsible to keep track of your meter readings. “Like” us on Facebook for updates on the system. Contact the office at 884-3451 with any questions or concerns.

Stansbury Park

Star party

Looking for something to do on this upcoming weekend? The public is invited to attend a night sky observing event hosted by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society on Saturday. As darkness falls, it’ll be hard to miss the bright star-like object close to the moon. That “star” is actually Mars, the fourth planet from the sun. Bring your telescopes and set up with us, or just view the wonders of the night sky from the telescopes owned by the Salt Lake Astronomical Society. Our events are free, family-friendly and weather permitting.

Stansbury Park CERT

Stansbury Park CERT invites you to our Spring Skills Drill on June 7 at the Harvest Lane Park by Soelberg’s Market in Stansbury. All CERT trained people in Tooele County are invited and we encourage you to bring a friend. Anyone who has wanted to learn more about CERT or anyone who has wanted to take the CERT training, but just hasn’t had the time is also invited. Also anyone who is just interested in in learning some skills is invited. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. The drill will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and go till noon. Refreshments will be served afterward. It will be a fun drill and a great opportunity to refresh skills. Put it on your calendar and plan on coming to have fun with us. For questions email


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 Return by Aug. 1 in person to 18 North Johnson St, Stockton, by mail to PO Box 247, Stockton, UT 84071, via email to 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.

Tooele City Library

Regular Events

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; Select Tuesdays, 1 p.m., family movies and popcorn. More summer info available at the library.

Grantsville City Library

Food for fines

Exchange canned goods and other food items for your library overdue fines. All items will be collected from May 27 – June 10, 2014 to support the Grantsville City Food Bank. Grantsville Library members will receive $1 in current overdue fines waived for each can or package of the following food items brought to the library circulation desk (change cannot be given) : Canned goods, Items in boxes or plastic bags and jars (No glass containers). For further information, please call the library at (435) 884-1670 or stop by and visit us.


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.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Many generous businesses and individuals in our community sponsor scholarships for graduating seniors. Now is the time to apply for local scholarships. Information on specific scholarships is available from the GHS, SHS and THS scholarship coordinators. Additional information, including specific scholarship criteria, applications and deadlines can also be found on your school’s scholarship website.

Saint Marguerite summer 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).


Spring Garden Tour

Saturday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $7 per adult, children 12 and under are free. Twelve locations across the Tooele Valley. Visit or contact Jay Cooper at or 435-830-1447.

USU and 4H

How to avoid falling for a jerk or jerkette

Come learn how to follow your heart without losing your mind. In just a few sessions this research based course can help you with healthy dating relationships and partner selection. Free for singles and dating couples ages 18 and older. Classes are Thursday, June 10, 17, and 24 from 6:30–8:45 p.m. Please plan on attending all three sessions. Must register- FREE dinner is provided! Space is limited! Class will be held at Tooele Health/USU Extension 151 N. Main St. Tooele, UT 84074. Register for this free class at HealthyRelationships


Art Show

TATC and SA&LS unite to bring you “Creative Expressions” An Art show featuring your friends and neighbors here in Tooele County Artist Reception is from 6-9:00 p.m. this Friday, June 6. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. TATC 88 S. Tooele Blvd. Tooele, Utah. Meet the artist, enjoy the goodies, come and see what your local Tooele County artists are up to!  Bring your families, it’s FREE!

CPR Certification

TATC offers a CPR course designed for responders required to have CPR certification or for those who simply want to help in an emergency. The course is based on the American Heart Association guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is offered every second Monday of the month from noon to 4 p.m. for $17.25. The book can be checked out in Student Services or purchased through the Campus Store.

Enrollment for New Programs

We are currently enrolling for our new programs, which include Industrial Maintenance, Heavy Duty Diesel Technician and Nail Technician programs. For detailed information about all programs, visit


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.


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 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

Some churches seek to entertain, some seek to be politically correct. We seek to know Jesus Christ better, through understanding and applying His Word to our lives. If that is what you seek, then join us in worship of the Lord, and in serving Him by serving those around us. Sunday Bible study: 9:45 a.m., Worship is at 11 a.m., 882-2048.

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. 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.

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: Web at You are God’s beloved child, beautifully created in God’s own image. Whatever your history, wherever you are in life’s journey, the Episcopal Church welcomes you.

Spanish services

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

St. Marguerite

St. Marguerite Catholic 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

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.

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

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 Parking and entrance in back of building.


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.


Golf Scramble

Sunday, 8 June, 8 a.m. start, Oquirrh Hills Golf Course, Tooele. Sign up at the Lodge, 61 N. Main. 882-2408.


Steak night

The Tooele Auxiliary will be serving steak, shrimp and halibut dinners June 6. Kathy and Richard will be serving. The special for the evening is 16-oz rib eye for $14. Dinners will be served from 6:30-8:45 p.m. Members and guests are invited.

Installation of officers

The Tooele Eagles No. 164 Aerie and Auxiliary will install the newly elected officers for year 2014-15 at 5 p.m. June 7. Dinner will follow. Members and guests invited.

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 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. Starting June 1, 2014, due to rising costs start after 10 meals you get a free one.


Dixon band Matte and Jane Saturday, June 14 from 7-11 p.m.

For members and their guests only.

Disabled American Veterans

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.



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.

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.

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.

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

Ophir Historical District

The Ophir Historical District will open Saturdays beginning May 31 through Sept. 20 (weather permitting). Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call (435)849-0254 or (435)830-2120.

Ophir Day

Ophir Day 2014 will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Ophir Town Park. Now accepting applications for vendor space through July 15. Call Scott to request an application.

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.

Cub Scout Leader Roundtable

Summer is here and we are on the move to our Summer home, Tooele Wigwam. Join us Thursday, June 5, 7:30 p.m., for Cub Scout Leader Roundtable — Find It, Cook It, Eat It. We will still have your regular break out sections where you will discuss the July theme and Core Value. If you have a smartphone with a GPS app you may find it helpful to bring or if you are old school and have a compass, you may want to bring it, however, neither will be required for you to have a great time and enjoy the fun that we are planning for you. Bring a Cub Scout leader friend that hasn’t been attending and you can enter to win a visit from a cotton candy machine or popcorn machine at your pack meeting. For more info go to including directions to the wigwam. See you at the wigwam.

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

Spring into action, and find yourself stepping lighter by summer! TOPS can help you achieve your goals and support you in your journey of health and wellness. 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 5 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 276 E. 500 North. 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

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., 7:30 p.m. Membership dues are only $10 per year if you would like to join, or just come visit. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. We are celebrating 50 years since the club was formed. Come have fun with us! Visit us on Facebook. Contact: 435-882-5752 or email

Live Fit Tooele County

Live Fit Tooele County sponsored indoor active play. For a detailed calendar, go to

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. To learn more about this fascinating work, attend a potlcuk dinner the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Citizens Center next to the Tooele Pioneer Museum. A short educational program will follow dinner. To speak with someone about the museum, call Tim Booth at 882-1902. For more information about the Sons of Utah Pioneers, call Glen Stevens at 882-3168.

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.


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

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.

Freedom run

Annual July 4 KIWANIS 5k Freedom Run 2014 registration: For questions about sponsorships, please contact race chair Mike Fields at (435)840-4604 or Sandy Critchlow at (435)830-6657.


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.

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.

Class reunions

Tooele 1979

The Tooele High School Class of 1979 will hold its 35-year class reunnion Aug. 8-9. More information will be forthcoming. For more information, or to volunteer to help, contact Lisa Blakely Hardy at 882-1442.


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