Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 10, 2005
Bulletin Board – March 10, 2005

Tooele

Enjoy fresh oranges

Orders for oranges picked fresh from California the day before they arrive in Tooele are being taken by calling 882- 6910 or 882-7851. A case is $24 with approximately 56 oranges, or a half case is $13. Sales from the oranges will help pay for an exchange of students this summer between Tooele and our Sister City of Kambarka, Russia.

Save labels for school

Harris Elementary is doing a big push for Boxtops for Education and Campbells Soup Labels. Anyone wishing to help our school collect these may call Sherry Tomboc at 882-7604 and we can pick them up or email for pick up at sharetime@myfam.com. You may also mail them to Harris Elementary, 251 N. First St., Tooele UT 84074. Thank you.

Concert series

A violin and piano concert featuring April Moriarty and Todd McCabe will be held Saturday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in the Stowe Recital Hall, 36 N. Main, Tooele. Free tickets are available at Stowe Family Music, 36 N. Main #7. Call 833-9500 for ticket availability or more information.

Learn to sew

Utah State University Extension is offering an eight-week beginner/intermediate adult sewing class taught by Diana Sagers running April 13-June 1 at the USU Extension Auditorium, 151 North Main, Tooele. Here’s your chance to learn how to sew or improve your sewing skills! You will receive instruction on how to read patterns, how to choose fabric and perfect sewing techniques. One project will be provided for you, and then you are free to sew your own project or two. You need to bring your own sewing machine. The cost is $40. Class size is limited, so register early. Call Patty at 843-2350.

Check finances

Many people go to a doctor every year for an annual physical checkup, but how often do we review our financial situations? It is important to review your finances on an annual basis to avoid problems. Utah State University Extension is offering a Financial Checkup designed to help you take a quick look at your overall situation annually.

Reserve your spot by calling 843- 2350. The Financial Checkup will be March 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the USU Extension conference room, 151 North Main, in Tooele. The cost is $5 and will include The Financial Checkup workbook. Class size is limited.

Hunter education

Utah hunter education courses are being offered at the Tooele County Health building, 151 N. Main, six times throughout the year. The next session is 6-9 p.m. March 15, 17, 22-24, range 26, for a cost of $6. All of these dates (including the first) must be attended to apply for hunts. For more information, call Gene at 882-4767 or Bryan at 882-6795.

Increase safety

A health and safety class for early childhood providers will be held April 5, 12, 14, 18 at the Tooele County Health Department, 151 N. Main St., Tooele with cost of $15. Call Kristine at 843- 2310 to register.

Feeling trapped?

If someone’s drinking is affecting your life, Alanon can help. Call 882- 7756 for information.

Arts festival slated

• June 24-26 — The 20th anniversary of the Tooele Arts Festival will be June 24-26 at the Tooele City Park. This event, staffed entirely with volunteers, has become a community tradition and grown extensively through the years to become one of the best festivals in the state.

Local artists and crafters are encouraged to participate in the festival. Check the Web site www.tooeleartsfestival. org to download an application and other pertinent information.

• Logo contest — The Tooele Arts Festival is commemorating its historical 20th anniversary with a logo contest. The winning designer will receive $100 plus free merchandise featuring the winning logo. Designs should incorporate mention of the 20th anniversary of the Arts Festival and should be limited to four colors. Please submit logos to Tina Curwen at the Tooele County Sheriff’s office or mail to: Attn Tina Curwen, 47 S. Main, Tooele UT 84074, or e-mail to tcurwen@co.tooele.ut.us. Entries must be submitted by March 31. Decision of the judges is final. For more information, call Tina at 882- 5600.

Faculties battle

The Fourth Annual Battle of the Faculties — Tooele Buffaloes vs. Grantsville Cowboys — will be held Thursday, March 10, 7:30 p.m. in the THS gym. Proceeds benefit the Tooele and Grantsville choral music programs. Cost is $3 at the door, $2 with student activity card.

Donate blood

The American Red Cross along with the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a blood drive in the courthouse auditorium Thursday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call Tina at 882-5600 to schedule an appointment. It feels good to save a life.

Scout-O-Rama

Ticket sales for Scout-O-Rama kick off March 12 8:30 a.m. at the Tooele LDS Institute, Grantsville Seminary and Stansbury Village LDS church on Village Blvd. Great prizes may be earned. Every unit, Cub Scout and Boy Scout is invited. For more information, contact Mike Perry at 882-7410.

Veterans receive help

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be at the Tooele Workforce Service Center, 305 North Main Street, from 3-4:30 p.m. on March 11 to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization, education and other benefits. This is a free service and veterans need not be members of the group to qualify for assistance.

Emergency food, clothing

The pantry is open to all in need. There is adult and children’s clothing. The pantry is open Saturdays 10 a.m. until Noon at First Baptist Church, 580 South Main Street. If you have an immediate need please call Pastor Jon at 882-2048.

Benefit shoot slated

A benefit shoot at Long Shot Ranch is scheduled for March 12 at 10 a.m. to help pay medical bills for Rulon Higley who has cancer and no insurance. Donations are greatly appreciated and may be taken to any Key Bank. For more information, call Carolee at 884-3741.

Meetings

Board of education

The Tooele County School District Board of Education will meet Tuesday, March 15, at the district office, 92 S. Lodestone Way, Tooele.

Gov. council cancels

The Tooele County Council of Governments has canceled the regularly scheduled meeting of Tuesday, March 15, for lack of an agenda.

Library board meets

An open meeting of the Tooele City Public Library Board will be held Thursday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the conference room of Tooele Public Library, 128 W. Vine St.

Sports

Adult softball

Tooele County is now registering teams for coed, women and men’s adult softball. Deadline is April 26. For more information, contact Aaron Perkins at 241-0057 or 843-4010.

Adult dodgeball

Adult dodgeball is open to everyone age 18 and over. The cost is $40 and includes a team t-shirt. Teams are 6-10 players and one female is required per team. Discounts will be given to full teams of six or more players. Season starts March 16 and runs eight weeks with games once a week in the evening. A tournament at the end of the season features first and second place cash prizes. For more information, call Trina at 843-8471.

FAST classes begin

F.A.S.T. (flexibility, agility and speed training) classes will begin Saturday, March 12, at the Tooele Junior High School on Saturdays. Certified trainers will instruct the classes. Boys and girls ages 4-12 are invited to attend this four-week class for $20. The times and age groups are: ages 4-6 9-10 a.m.; ages 7-9 10-11 a.m.; and ages 10-12 11 a.m. to Noon. Registration will begin a half an hour before each class on March 12. Agility training plays an important role in co-ordination, acceleration, balance and reaction development, skills essential in all youth sports. Call for more information — Craig at 496-3275 or Rion at 496-3329.

Overlake

HOA meetings

• April 5, 7 — The HOA will hold a public forum meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. in the EOC conference room in the basement of the Tooele County Courthouse to discuss revisions to the CC&Rs.

• April 21 — The Overlake Homeowners Association will have their annual meeting at Overlake Elementary School at 7 p.m.

Grantsville

G’ville Neighborhood Watch Grantsville Police will host a Neighborhood Watch Program beginning at 8 p.m. on March 17. The public is invited. The meeting will be held at Grantsville City Hall, 429 E. Main St.

Faculties battle

The Fourth Annual Battle of the Faculties — Tooele Buffaloes vs. Grantsville Cowboys — will be held Thursday, March 10, 7:30 p.m. in the THS gym. Proceeds benefit the Tooele and Grantsville choral music programs. Cost is $3 at the door, $2 with student activity card.

Adopt a pet

Wonderful animals are available for adoption at the Grantsville City Animal Shelter: Jake, a handsome and funloving German Shorthaired Pointer;

Anastasia, a sweet and easy going black German Shepard; and last but not least Hooper, a border collie/retriever mix who has a great disposition and is great to be with. You can arrange to meet these wonderful pets by calling 884- 6881 or 882-2085. Also, if you wish to view their pictures online, you can go to www.Petfinder.com and go to shelters/ rescue.

Planners meet

The Grantsville City Planning Commission will hold a business meeting on Thursday, March 10, in the Grantsville City Hall council chambers at 429 E. Main St. at 7 p.m.

GHS Community Council

The Grantsville High School Community Council will meet on Monday, March 14, from 5-6 p.m. in the high school library. All those interested are invited and encouraged to attend. We will discuss some of the current policies and procedures.

G’ville Children’s Sociable

The 2005 Grantsville Children’s Sociable will be Thursday, March 17. For questions contact Ken or Ada Goodworth at 884-6944.

Enter car show

The 11th Annual Aaron McBride Memorial Car Exhibit will be held on Saturday, March 19. It is sponsored by Grantsville City and the 121st Annual “Old Folks Sociable.”

It is 100 percent free to enter your vehicle and free for spectators. Live entertainment will be provided all day. Dash plaques for the first 150 entries. Over 20 corporate sponsored award classes and raffle prizes. Judging done by the corporate award sponsors.

Car show starts at 11 a.m. with award presentation at 4 p.m. Many food and drink vendors — bring the whole family to Grantsville City Park on Cherry St. (Across from Grantsville High School). Any questions or to RSVP to ensure dash plaque call Jason Duhon at (435) 830-9714 or (800) 482-9714 or Craig Anderson at (435) 884-3259.

Old Folks Sociable

The 121st Annual Grantsville Old Folks Sociable is slated for Saturday March 19. All events take place at the Grantsville High School unless noted. The schedule of events includes: car show at the Grantsville City Park, dinner, home show, photos, Karaoke and dancing. Photograghs will be taken in the hospitality room for a reasonable cost. You will be able to preview the pictures there that night and choose what you’d like to order.

Tickets are on sale now at: Soelberg’s, Tooele Transcript-Bulletin, Kravers in both Grantsville and Stansbury, Way Station, Handy Corner, Macey’s, Grantsville City Hall, Senior Circle (inside the Mountain West Medical Center).

Stansbury

Fire services meet

The North Tooele County Fire Protection Service District will hold their regular monthly board meeting March 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stansbury Fire Station, 179 Country Club.

Board vacancy

The Stansbury Service Agency gives notice that a vacancy for Trustee will exists to be filled by appointment of the Stansbury Service Agency Board of Directors, with the appointee serving out the unexpired term of approximately 2 1/2 years, after which the position will be filled by public election.

Persons interested in being considered for appointment must submit a statement of qualifications to the Stansbury Service Agency, 1 Country Club, Suite 1, Stansbury Park, Utah, 84074 during office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., on or before March 21. To be eligible for appointment, a person must be a registered voter residing within the boundaries of the Stansbury Service Agency. Submission of a resume may be helpful.

Contact Kim Marshall, office manager/ district clerk, for interview times and any questions at 882-6188.

Rush Valley

City hears public

Rush Valley will hold a public hearing to discuss the project to be applied for in the CDBG Small Cities Program in Program Year 2005: Addition of two bays to the existing fire station located on Park Lane. One of the bays will be a maintenance bay with all the necessary equipment to work on and maintain the town equipment and vehicles. Comments will be solicited on project scope, implementation and its effects on residents.

The hearings will begin at 7 p.m. on March 23 and will be held at the Rush Valley Town Hall, 52 S. Park. Further information can be obtained by contacting Mayor Travis Sagers or Joyce McAtee.

Stockton

Town meeting slated

The Town of Stockton will meet in a Regular Meeting Monday, March 14, at the Stockton Town Hall, 18 N. Johnson St., at 7 p.m.

Volunteers sought

The Town of Stockton is looking for volunteers for the planning commission and the grants committee.

Churches

Methodist Easter services

Tooele United Methodist Church’s Easter services are as follows. Please join us.

• Palm Sunday service on March 20 will start at 11 a.m.

• Rise Again, an Easter cantata will be presented by the church choir at 7 p.m. March 20.

• Easter Sunday service on March 27 begins at 11 a.m.

St. Patrick’s dinner

St. Marguerite’s St. Patrick’s dinner will be held on March 19 after the 5:30 p.m. mass. We will serve from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets will be $8 for adults, $3 for children 4-12 and children four and under are free. Tickets will be sold after all masses or call for tickets: Nabor Medina at 882-1310 or William Sandoval at 882-6463.

Easter Cantata

The Tooele Utah East Stake will present Savior of the World, an Easter Cantata by Janice Kapp Perry and Joy Saunders Lundberg. The public is invited to attend this musical celebration of the story of Easter on Sunday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in the Stake center at 751 North 520 East.

Christian fellowship

Emmanuel Christian Fellowship meets Sundays at 11 a.m. If interested, call 224-3333 or 882-8673.

LDS Singles

March 12 is the Spring Get Together for LDS singles 46+. We will attend The Work and the Glory. The cost is $5. Meet at the Broadway building, 1000 N. 395 E., in Tooele at 1:45 p.m. to car pool. For more information, contact Wallenmeyers at 882-3184.

Library

Library board meets

Aan open meeting of the Tooele City Public Library Board will be held Thursday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the conference room of Tooele Public Library, 128 W. Vine St.

Share a story

The Tooele County Bookmobile Library, Grantsville, is participating in the 11th Annual National Young Writers and Illustrators Contest sponsored by KUED-Channel 7 and Emmy Award-winning series Reading Rainbow. Children in kindergarten through third grade may enter by telling original stories using their own words and pictures and could win a set of 10 Reading Rainbow episodes on DVD and related feature books. You may visit KUED’s web site (www.kued.org.rainbow) for contest information or visit the library to pick up contest rules and an entry form. Hurry! Contest ends Friday, April 1.

Adult Ed.

Get HS diploma

Get your high school diploma at the Tooele Adult Education Center, 76 S. 1000 West. The center offers all classes required for a high school diploma, adult basic education, GED preparation, word processing, driver’s education and English as a Second Language.

Register now so you can graduate in June! The low fee of $25 per semester covers all core classes you may want to take. Call 833-1994 for additional information.

Schools

Computer classes

The Tooele Adult Education Center is offering a beginning computer class in Microsoft Word XP, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows. The class will be held at the Tooele Adult Education Center at 76 South 1000 West on Tuesday and Wednesday nights for five weeks beginning April 5 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Adults currently enrolled at the education center will be charged $25. The fee for community participants is $50. Seniors, 55 and over, pay $45. Call 833-1994 before to register for the class. The fee must be paid in full before the first night of the class. Please call and register early.

Learn to drive

A driver’s education course for adults 18 and over will begin Tuesday, April 5, from 6-9 p.m., at our Adult Education Learning Center, 76 S. 1000 W. The class includes 18 hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of driving and observation. Each class is three hours and will continue one night per week until May 10. You may register by calling 833-1994 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays or 4-7:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday evenings. The cost of the driver’s education class is $170 and the first $50 must be paid before the first class. The remainder must be paid before the class ends.

Adult education students currently attending our school will receive a $75 discount.

Head start recruits

The Salt Lake CAP Head Start program is currently beginning its 2005-2006 recruitment drive. Head Start is a comprehensive preschool and family program. They provide an exceptional preschool education complimented by health and social services for the whole family. Program options include half-day and home base classes; every child receives free meals while in Head Start. Eligible families are those whose total annual income does not exceed the federal poverty guidelines or have a child with a special need. For more information, call 882-6743, visit 555 E. Vine St. or log onto www. headstart-slcap.org.

Elect THS council

Tooele High School Community Council parent elections are coming! There are three vacancies on the Tooele High School Community Council to be filled for the 2005-2006 school year. Persons interested need to be willing to serve a two-year term starting July 1, 2005. The council meets monthly and members need to make a conscientious effort to attend all meetings.

Nominations will be taken until March 15. If you wish to nominate someone or are willing to serve yourself, call the high school at 833-1978 or e-mail Community Council Chairman Lynn Andersen at fambytes@emstar2.net. Election ballets will be available April 4-6 in the front office at Tooele High School and must be turned in by 6:30 p.m. April 6 at the beginning of our regular community council meeting. All parents/ guardians of Tooele High School students are encouraged to come by and vote.

Seniors

Aloha summer

BYU-Hawaii is offering a wonderful experience this summer — 20 fun filled days on the BYU-Hawaii campus/Polynesian Cultural Center. Learn of traditions in Polynesian villages as well as lots of fun in the sun. Two buffet meals are included. Meeting will be held Friday, March 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the Tooele Senior’s Center. Contact Program Advisors Jerry and Marilyn Henson at 882-3900.

Grantsville seniors

Free coffee and pool in March — compliments of the Center board. The Grantsville Senior Center can be called at 884- 3446.

• Mondays 9 a.m. aerobics; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Tuesdays 10 a.m. ceramics; 1 p.m. Skipbo; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Wednesdays 8 a.m. aerobics; 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. breakfast; 1 p.m. Pinochle

• Thursdays 9 a.m. Pinochle; 10 a.m. line dancing; 12 p.m. blood pressure clinic; 1 p.m. Bingo; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Fridays 9 a.m. aerobics; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Everyday quilting

• March 25 — St. Patrick’s Day birthday dinner at 5 p.m. Entertainment by Shawnee Nash & Co.

• March 27 — Happy Easter

• March 29 — Foot clinic 1:30-3:30 p.m. Appointments are necessary.

Tooele seniors

• Mondays — Line dancing at 1 p.m.

• Tuesdays — Advanced line dancing at 1 p.m.

• Exercise classes 10:30-11:30 a.m. — Monday, Cardio Breeze (flowing cardio, balance and stretching; Wednesday, aerobics, basic step and strength training; Thursday, Pilates and Yoga; Friday, Tai Chi and Yoga.

• March 11, 18 — Delbert Long will DJ for dancing 6-8 p.m.

• March 25 — Ned Garcia will DJ for dancing 6-8 p.m. Senior Circle, MWMC Senior Circle costs just $15 per year. Call 843-3690 for a membership form and to RSVP for all activities except exercise and water aerobics.

• Body Instincts — Meets on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at the Pinnacle Therapy (29 S. Main). Free to members.

• Hinges and Twinges (water aerobics) — Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. at Pratt Aquatic Center, $2.50 for members, $3.50 for non-members.

• March 16 — Wellness Luncheon (topic: Social Security) meets at 11 a.m. at the health department (181 N. Main). Lunches cost $3 for members and $5 for guests.

• March 17 — Breast Cancer Support Group at 7 p.m. in the MWMC classrooms.

• March 18 — Day trip to the Huntsman Cancer Institute/Utah Museum of Natural History. Cost is $18 plus lunch. Tour the cancer research labs and visit the learning center. Learn more about skin cancer through a presentation by a Cancer Information Specialist. After lunch, the afternoon will be spent at the Utah Museum of Natural History. Money is due one week prior to the trip to reserve your spot.

• March 24 — Evening Diabetes Support Group at 7 p.m. Meets at MWMC in classrooms.

Groups

Quilters

The Tooele County Quilters will meet Tuesday, March 15, 9:30 a.m. at the extension office. The public is welcome; we love new quilters. Janine Manzione will teach basic quilt blocks. Please bring: 4 patch block (cut 3- 2” dark fabric length of fabric and 3- 2” light fabric length of fabric) rail fence (4 or 5 1 1/2” length of fabric, 17×2 one dark fabric, one light fabric) sewing machine, thread, cutting mat, ruler, 6” square, rotary cutter, pins, scissors.

We will hold a silent auction in April. Please bring good stuff you no longer want.

Millstream DUP

The Millstream Camp

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers will have its monthly meeting on March 15 at 1 p.m. in the basement of the county courthouse in the auditorium. If you need more information please call Carol Rawlings at 843-9787.

Masons meet

Rocky Mountain Lodge No. 11, 22 Settlement Canyon Road, Tooele, will hold its stated meeting on Saturday, March 12, at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Masonic Temple. If any Mason in the area needs a ride, please contact Past Master Gene May at 882-1222 before Saturday. All Masons are invited to attend. For more information, please call 882-1222.

Win turkey permit

Enter for your chance at a West Central Turkey Permit sponsored by the Tooele County Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. A $20 donation gets you four chances at the permit and one chance at a Remington 870 express shotgun. Neighborhood sewing The Neighborhood Sewing Group will meet Wednesday, March 16, at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium of the extension office and make the casserole carrier which had been planned for February. Anyone who has not already contacted Kathleen Slater (882-4118) for the pattern, please do so by March 11. The board for the bottom and the dowels need to be ordered from Geri Thomas (882-3487) by the same date. Invite friends and bring a show and tell if you like.

Castaways AA

Castaways Alcoholics

Anonymous meets Monday- Friday at Noon at St. Barnabas Center, 1784 N. Aaron Drive, Tooele (Southwestern-looking church by the new hospital): open, mixed, non-smoking, wheelchair access, nursery available.

NWTF banquet slated

Tooele County National Wild Turkey Federation banquet will be March 19 at the Deseret Peak Complex. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. A free calling seminar will begin at 2 p.m. For information, call Bob Pannunzio at 882-8558.

Eagles events

• Family night — Karlyn Bishop and her family will host family night Saturday, March 12. Dinner (meatloaf and trimmings) will be at 6:30 p.m. with Eaglo to follow.

• Karaoke contest/steak — On Friday, March 11, KD Karaoke Entertainment, Keith and Debbie, will have a contest at 7 p.m.

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