Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 16, 2017
Bulletin Board – March 16, 2017

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, 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 is $3. For those under age 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information call (435) 843-4102. For more information about the Tooele center, call (435) 843-4110.

Books for the Whole Family

Donated children’s books and paperbacks are for sale for 25 cents, and hardcovers are being sold for $1 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays, 5-8 p.m. on Mondays and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Tooele City Library. All proceeds go back to the library for projects and programs.

Bingo is Back!

St. Marguerite Catholic Church has started its bingo games again on Fridays starting at 6:45 p.m. Come and have a good time! Food is available. Call 435-882-3860 with questions.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Tooele City Library, the fundraising arm of the library, is happy to announce that it is accepting recipes from the community for a cookbook that will be ready for purchase this summer. The recipes can be for appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, vegetables, cookies, cakes, desserts or beverages. Recipes should include the donor’s name. There is a collection box located on the counter of the library in which to deposit your favorites. Recipes will be collected through the end of March. We encourage you to submit as many recipes as you wish.

Attention Artists in the Community

The Friends of the Tooele Library will be holding an art auction on Saturday, June 24 at 11 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. This will be a regular auction, with 70 percent going back to the artist and 30 percent going to Friends of the Library. Artists can set a minimum bid. For more information, contact Karen Belmonte at craftster247@hotmail.com.

Tooele Kiwanis 5K Freedom Run

The Tooele Kiwanis Club will host its annual 5K Freedom Run on July 4, 2017. Runners can go to tooelekiwanis.com to register for the run or get further information.

Grantsville

Family History Center

Find the Past … an opportunity to find your ancestors at our Center, 113 E. Cherry Street (behind the stake center). We welcome all to research or just find out more about those who have provided you a rich heritage. Consultants are available to assist in getting started or furthering your research. Hours are Mon. and Wed: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tues. and Thur: noon-4 p.m.; Tues, Wed, Thurs: 7-9 p.m. For times not listed or an appointment, please call 435-884-6611.

Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors age 55 and older. For info, call (435) 884-3446. Activities include Bunco, exercise programs, bingo, ceramics, pinochle, movies and wood carving, etc. Meals on Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays. For age 60 and above, suggested donation is $3. For those under age 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information, call (435) 843-4102.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The DUP is seeking any family histories, photographs, books, stories or vintage artifacts (before 1900) to display at our DUP Grantsville Museum, located at 378 W. Clark St. (in the basement of the J. Reuben Clark Farmhouse across from the Grantsville Cemetery). For more information, call Ellen Yates at (435) 884-0253 or Coralie Lougey at (435) 884-3832. Visit www.grantsvilledupmuseum.com or www.exploretooele.com.

Schools

Story and Craft Hour

Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Family Center-PIRC as we enjoy the adventures of books and make fun crafts. For more information, call (435) 833-1934 ext. 1410. We are located at West Elementary School, 451 W. 300 South, Tooele. Please enter through the south side doors.

Free Preschool Hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., the Tooele Family Center-PIRC has a fun activity hour of learning, singing and creating. This class is for all children 0-5 years old. Please come and enjoy the fun. For more information, call (435) 833-1934 ext. 1410. We are located at West Elementary School, 451 W. 300 South, Tooele. Please enter through the south side doors.

St. Marguerite Catholic School

St. Marguerite Catholic School welcomes students of all faiths from preschool through eighth grade. Featuring all-day kindergarten, all-day preschool, junior high grades 6-8, small class sizes, free trial days and an enhanced STEM curriculum called STREAMS with religion, Spanish, music and art classes included. 15 S. 7th Street in Tooele, 435-882-0081.

Tooele High School

Tooele High School will hold a Community Council meeting Wednesday, March 15 at 5 p.m. in the library. Parents of Tooele High students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

TATC

Diesel Tech class

Become a Heavy Duty Diesel Technician and start earning an attractive income. Employer partners are waiting to employ diesel technician graduates. Enroll today and begin an exciting lucrative career. Visit tatc.edu or call 435-248-1800 for more information.

Education

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 Tooele Applied Technology Center at (435) 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 (435) 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 (435) 833-8750 for more information.

Early Head Start

Do you have a child under age 3? Are you currently pregnant? VANTAGE Early Head Start is a free program for eligible families that offers quality early education for infants and toddlers in the home; parent education; comprehensive health services to women before, during and after pregnancy; nutrition education and family support services. Call (435) 841-1380 or (801) 268-0056 ext. 211 to apply or for free additional information.

Free developmental evaluation

DDI VANTAGE Early Intervention offers a variety of services to families with infants and toddlers from birth to age 3. Individualized services are available to enhance development in communication, motor development, cognition, social/emotional development, self-help skills and health concerns. Contact us for a free developmental evaluation at (435) 833-0725.

4H Youth

Scholarships

Join 4-H for just $5 annual dues! Register online at ut.4honline.com. Many scholarships and contests are available on the 4H website, utah4h.org, and the USU Extension website, extension.usu.edu/wasatchfront/shared-contests.

4-H Cookie Company Club

Learn to bake cookies, run a business, and have lots of fun! Class meets 4-6 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning March 28 at 151 N. Main (Health Dept.). Cost $10 for 6 weeks of classes. Annual 4H fee of $5 if not already enrolled in 4H. Ages 3rd and up. Pre-pay and registration required. Call 435-277-2409 for more info.

4H Club Activities

Pysanky (Ukranian) egg dyeing, March 16 from 4-6 pm. $5. Painting shadow of sunset — Surf or Safari, April 11 from 4-6 p.m., $5. Additional annual 4H fee of $5 if not already enrolled in 4H. Ages 3rd and up. Pre-pay and registration required. Call 435-277-2409 for more info.

Kits for Checkout

Check out options to support 4-H clubs and camps at utah45.org/volunteers/kits and utah4h.org/discover/discoverkits.

Natural Resources Competitions

Registration is now open for Utah Envirothon on April 21-22 in Richfield: www.utahenvirothon.org. This contest will also serve as the state qualifier for the 4H Forestry Invitational and the 4H/FFA Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Project. Teams must be registered with 4H county programs by March 14.

JYC Teen Leader

The Junior Youth Conference (JYC) Teen Leader application is now open on 4-H online! JYC is a three-day camp for fifth- and sixth-grade youth at Snow College, June 4-7, 2017. Leaders must be in grades 10-12. Apply online at ut.4honline.com. More information online at utah4h.org. Application deadline March 31, 2017.

Apply for free sheep

A free registered Targhee Starter flock will be awarded to a deserving youth, ages 9-17, at the 2017 USTSA National Show & Sale in Pierre, South Dakota, July 13-15. Applications due April 1 available for download at www.ustargheesheep.org or by contacting Mardy Rutledge (ustargheesheep@gmail.com or 702-292-5715).

Aggie Classic and True Blue Showdown

Win $7,500 in cash and prizes at Aggie Classic & True Blue Showdown. This is a great opportunity for 4-H youth and volunteers participating in Market Beef projects to practice for upcoming market shows and showmanship opportunities. Registration deadline April 5. Fee $25. Entry form and rules at www.aggieclassic.com.

USU Extension

Free Lunch at Change Makes $ense personal finance classes!

Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m., at Tooele Extension, 151 N. Main. March 21 — Credit 101. March 28 — Debt Reduction. Attend one class or all of them. RSVP by noon to 435-277-2409 or email andrea.duclos@usu.edu.

Livestock Judges Training

Livestock Judges Training May 11-13 in Spanish Fork. Adult and youth track available. Great training for individuals wanting to judge livestock shows, 4-H volunteers, and youth interested in livestock judging. Featuring Chip Kemp. Visit www.uintacounty.com/IMJT or call Dawn Sanchez 307-783-0570 or dasanchez@uintacounty.com.

Free Webinars

Free webinars online at articles.extension.org. This is where you can find research-based information from America’s land-grant universities enabled by eXtension.org.

Dads Matter

Dads matter — which is why we are offering a free research-based parenting course for fathers and father figures. You will learn how to put an end to arguing, back talk and begging; teach responsibility without losing your child’s love; set limits without waging war; avoid power struggles and teach your children to complete chores without reminders or pay. Courses are 100 percent free, incentives are offered dependent upon attendance and food is provided at each session. Register to attend at HealthyRelationshipsUtah.org.

Gardening

Ensuring Crop Pollination webinar

Tuesdays, noon, March 21, 28. The webinar series will examine the role of wild bees, honey bees and other managed bees in supporting crop pollination and yield in almond, blueberry, tree fruit, pumpkin and watermelon. These webinars will all be 45-60 minutes long, with time for questions and discussion with the presenter afterwards. More information at articles.extension.org.

Spring Fruit Tree Care Workshop

This free workshop will be conducted by Taun Beddes, USU Horticulture Agent and KSL’s “Greenhouse Show” Co-host. Learn best pruning practices, fertilizer needs, fruit thinning, pest control and other insider tips to having a great fruit harvest this year! Join us on Wednesday, March 22, 7-8 p.m., at the USU Extension Offices, 151 N. Main, Tooele. For more information, call Jay Cooper at 435-830-1447.

Hack the Garden at Thanksgiving Point

April 14, 6-10 p.m., and April 15, 6 a.m.- 8 p.m. Team of 4 people create low- or high-tech hacks to make the garden easier, safer or more productive. Registration is $100 per team and includes 4 t-shirts, lunch on April 15, and admission to Ashton Garden during Tulip festival. Register at ThanksgivingPoint.org/HacktheGarden. Sponsored by USU Extension and Thanksgiving Point.

Charity

Tooele Children’s Justice Center

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

United Methodist dinner

Tooele United Methodist Church offers a free dinner every Wednesday. Coffee and social hour starts at 4 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. All are welcome.

The Tooele Valley Resource Center

The Tooele Valley Resource Center, now sharing a building with the Tooele County Food Bank at 38 N. Main Street, 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. For more information, call (435) 566-5938 or fax (435) 843-0244.

First Baptist 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 (435) 882-2048.

The Tooele County Food Bank & Grantsville Emergency Food Pantry

The Tooele County Food Bank and Grantsville Emergency Food Pantry are in need of canned meats, soups, pasta and any non-perishable foods. We are accepting donations for Pathways Women’s and Children’s Shelter (victims of domestic abuse). They are in need of socks, underwear, blankets for twin beds, hygiene products (hairspray, hair gel, body wash, nail polish and remover) toys. Anything will be appreciated. Underwear and socks must be new. Other items can be gently used. Please help us help our community. Drop boxes are located in the Intermountain Staffing Office, 7 South Main Street #203, Tooele, UT 84074.

Baby blankets needed

Baby blankets are needed for the nursery at Mountain West Medical Center. Blankets should be new and in good condition. Homemade blankets are also accepted if new. Donations can be turned in to the volunteer desk at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main St. in Tooele. Call Diane at (435) 843-3691 with any questions.

Community Closet

Clean out your closets. The Community Closet is accepting donations for gently used clothing. Donations are accepted at your neighborhood school. Contact Christy Johnson at (435) 830-4706 with any questions.

Moose

Meals at the Lodge

Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday night dinners change weekly, or you can order from the menu. Saturday night dinners include a 14-ounce ribeye or T-bone steak with choice of baked potato/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 are taken after 8:45. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. After purchase of 10 (ten) meals either Friday/Saturday nights you get a free one. If you have more than four people in your party, please call ahead to ensure the cook can plan better. For members and their guests only.

Entertainment

The band Ole Town Rebels, featuring Hutch and Eric, is scheduled for Saturday, March 18 from 7-11 p.m. at the Moose Lodge

St. Patrick’s Day

On Friday, March 17, the lodge will be serving corned beef, cabbage and all the fixings from 5:30 p.m. until it’s gone. Please come and enjoy dinner and St. Patrick’s Day. For members and their guests only.

Free veterans dinner

On Friday, March 31, the Moose Lodge will honor veterans with a free dinner.

Kids’ Easter party

On Saturday, April 8, the Moose Lodge will host its annual Kids’ Easter Party at the lodge from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Please bring your kids, grandkids and great-grandkids to enjoy the day. For Moose members only.

Mid Year Conference

On April 20-23, the Idaho/Utah Moose Association Mid Year Conference will be held in Twin Falls, Idaho. Registration forms are available at the lodge.

Eagles

Breakfasts

There is a special on the second and fourth Sunday for $5 per person. You can order from the menu, biscuits and gravy may be served as a special for $5 or as a regular menu item for $7 per person or $3 for seniors who order very few items or for kids age 11 and under. The breakfast includes one glass of juice or milk and coffee with refills. Bad beer is available and the food is delicious. Public invited.

Steak nights

On March 24, the dinner special is a five-piece shrimp dinner for $11. On March 31, the special is a half-and-half for $10.

Steak night canceled

Friday Night Steaks will be canceled Friday, March 17, 2017, for St. Patrick’s Day. See you next Friday, March 24, 2017, from 6:30-8:45 p.m.

Planning meeting

The planning meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 6 p.m. All officers are not only required to be there, but are encouraged to be there to plan the activities for April. Please come!

Past President’s dinner meeting

PMP Cinda McCuilly will host the dinner at Casa Del Rey Restaurant in Grantsville at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, 2017. All PPs are invited to attend. See you all there.

Benefit pool tournament

There will be a benefit pool tournament at the lodge on March 18, 2017. There will be lunch items for sale and a bake sale, too. For more information, check at the lodge.

Elks

Meetings

Lodge meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. House committee meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Friday night dinners

Dinner will be served on the first and third Friday of each month from 6-9 p.m. Steak and shrimp dinner — $16.50, Ribeye dinner $18, Steak dinner — $12, Shrimp dinner — $14, Halibut dinner — $18, Fish and chips — $12, Soup and salad bar — $8. All dinners include soup or salad and baked potato or fries.

Snacks

Hungry? Need a snack? Available in the social quarters, during business hours: Nachos $2.50, hot dogs $2, burgers $3.75 ($4 with cheese), chicken sandwich $3.75 ($4 with cheese) and personal pizzas $3.

St. Patrick’s Day

Join us to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day March 17 from 6 p.m.-closing. Enjoy a great dinner and the company of great friends.

Annual Veterans Appreciation Day and Car Show

The annual Veterans Appreciation Day and Car Show will take place June 10, 2017 at City Park (“Pool Park”) at 11 a.m. Car registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. — veterans eat free.

Golf scramble

The second annual Cancer Awareness “Fun” Scramble will be May 21, 2017, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at The Links at Overlake. Cost is $45 per player. The last day to sign up will be May 18, 2017. Hole sponsorships are $25 per sign, with proceeds to benefit the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The last day to become a hole sponsor will be May 5, 2017. All fees are due at the time of sign-up. Golf and hole sponsor sign-up sheets will be located in the Lodge social quarters.

Historical Society

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.

Historical 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. Please call Alice Dale at 435-882-1612 if you would like to purchase these books.

Groups and Events

Local author seeks photos

A local author and historian is seeking original photographs of Saltaire, Black Rock, Garfield Beach and/or Lake Point, as well as any similar turn-of-the-century attractions and resorts for an upcoming book project. Those who wish to contribute information or photographs of these parks should contact Emma Penrod at elpenrod@gmail.com. Contributions will be printed with credit in a yet-to-be released pictorial history book. There is no such thing as too many photographs as the author needs a minimum of 160 photographs, and any help is greatly appreciated.

Tooele Valley Flute Choir

The Tooele Valley Flute Choir seeks members interested in our inaugural effort to raise the profile of local flutists. If you love to play the flute and want to grow your musical horizons, please join us! All levels of skill and experience welcome. Contact Emma at elpenrod@gmail.com.

Tooele Valley Free Masons

The Tooele Valley Free Masons meet the second Friday of each month for dinner and socializing. If you are interested or have questions please join us at the Lodge, located at the corner of Settlement Canyon Road and SR-36, or give us a call at (435) 277-0087.

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.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

If you are struggling with your weight, you don’t need to travel the road alone. 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 (435) 830-1150 for information. UT 365 Tooele meets Saturday. Weigh-in from 9-9:30 a.m., and the meeting is at 9:30 a.m. This chapter meets at a private residence, so call ahead for the exact location. Call Lynne Nash at 435-849-3853 for information. TOPS is a nonprofit organization. See the TOPS website at www.tops.org.

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society

Our club meets the third Tuesday of the month (except June, July and August) from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Museum downstairs conference room located at 47 E. Vine Street, Tooele. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership $15/year. Email TooeleGemAndMineralSociety@gmail.com.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goal 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 East 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 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 potluck dinner followed by various presentations starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. at the Tooele 8th Ward Meetinghouse (the old 5th Ward, Pinehurst Chapel), 196 N. Pinehurst Ave., Tooele. Call Joe Brandon at 435-830-9784 for more information.

Tooele Family Al-Anon

Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the Tooele Pioneer Museum, in the basement at the back of the building. For questions or more information, please call Allene at (435) 830-0465 or Elizabeth at (435) 884-0825 or (435) 241-9200.

Tooele Al-Anon Choices 4U

This group meets Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Mountain Faith Lutheran Church, 560 S. Main Street. For more information, contact Gesele at (435) 224-4015 or Jo-Ann at (435) 849-4180.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meeting daily at noon and 8 p.m. at the Oasis Alano Club, 1120 W. Utah Ave. For more information, contact Lance at (435) 496-3691 or Wendy at (801) 694-2624.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free, 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food addiction. Meetings are held every Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Pioneer Museum, 47 E. Vine St. in Tooele. Enter at the north back entrance. For more information, call Millicent at (435) 882-7094 or Denise at (435) 830-1835 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Tooele County Aging

Tooele County Aging is looking for volunteers to help us meet the needs of seniors in the community. Many seniors require assistance and need rides to doctors or other health professionals. Rides help seniors live more independent lives. Call (435) 843-4114 for more information. The Grantsville and Tooele Senior Centers also are in need of volunteers. For more information about volunteering at the Grantsville Center, call Dan at (435) 843-4753. For volunteering at the Tooele Center, call Debbie at (435) 843-4103.

Life’s Worth Living Foundation

Suicide support group every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center, located at 2055 N. Main Street in Tooele, in the classroom by the cafeteria. If you struggle with suicidal thoughts or have lost a loved one to suicide, please plan on attending. Please go on Facebook and like our page to keep current with our latest news and events. Contact us on that page. Visit lifesworthlivingfoundation.com or call 435-248-LIVE.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 20

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will hold its monthly executive and general meetings on the third Thursday of every month at the Pioneer Museum (rear entrance). The executive meeting will be at 7 p.m. and the general meeting will be at 8 p.m. The DAV is looking for volunteer drivers — no DAV membership is required. Will need a VA physical. No monthly meetings are held in July or December. Call commander Curtis G. Beckstrom at 435-840-0547 or adjutant Eric Suarez at 435-241-9781.

Health Department and Aging Services hours

The Tooele County Health Department and Aging Services’ new hours of operation are Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m.-noon. Check out our calendar on our main page for holiday hours and closures. For more information, call (435) 277-2301.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease can be overwhelming for the newly diagnosed. Tooele has a support group for persons with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers. You can learn how others are coping with PD and how to live well. We meet the third Friday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at TATC, Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. For information, call Barb at (801) 656-9673 or Hal at (435) 840-3683.

Tooele Naranon “Circle of Hope to Recovery”

Tooele Naranon meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at 134 W. 1180 North, Suite 4 in Tooele (Bonneville Mental Health). Open to all those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a 12-step program, we offer help by sharing our experience, strength and hope. For more information, please contact Terri at (435) 313-4851.

Military items wanted

When you no longer want your military items, do not take them to the D.I. or the thrift store. Bring them to 775 S. Coleman Street — hats, helmets, dress uniforms, boots, shoes, pants, jackets, backpacks, belts, canteens, pouches, old photos, etc. They will be displayed with honor and respect. Call Matthew or Tina, 435-882-8688.

Tooele County Choral Society

Love singing? The Tooele County Choral Society needs you! To schedule an audition, please call Denise McCubbins at 435-224-5032. Rehearsals for this fun-loving and somewhat serious choir are every Saturday night from 7-9 p.m. at the 1025 W. Utah Ave. LDS church.

Alzheimer’s Education

The first Thursday of each month for the next four months, the Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is sending an expert to Tooele County to share information on challenges families face who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Come learn about legal and financial planning, communication strategies, the latest research and more. These free classes are hosted at Mountain West Medical Center from 2-3:30 p.m. on April 6. Call Tooele County Aging Services at 435-277-2300 with questions.

Stansbury Art and Lit Artist of the Month

The Stansbury Art and Literary Society Artist for the month of March is Holly Sagendorf.  Holly has gained recognition for her creative and artistic tattoos. While working with her husband Mark in their shop Tattoos on Vine, she has been able to expand her interest in different art mediums. Oils and charcoal have become her favorites along with experimenting in altered art. These works of art are available to view at the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce, 154 S. Main, Tooele. The public is invited to see this Chamber Wall Gallery display anytime during the Chamber’s regular business hours.

Easter “Messiah”

Rehearsal for the second annual Easter rendition of Handel’s “Messiah” began March 5 at the LDS Stake Center Chapel on 200 South and 200 East in Tooele. The time will be 7 p.m. This portion will be presented at the Tooele Stake Center on April 9. This is an inter-faith community choir and orchestra. All singers and musicians are invited to participate in this traditional event. For more information, contact Betta Nash at 435-882-5107 or Dave Young at 435-882-2094.

Rocky Mountain Hospice

Want to have more meaning in your life. Do you want to do something that is satisfying and of great service to your community? Then become a Rocky Mountain Hospice volunteer. No experience required. All training, background check and TB tests provided by Rocky Mountain. The only requirement is your desire to help someone in need. Please contact Diane Redman at Rocky Mountain Hospice, 801-397-4904.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Group

Join us the 3rd Monday of each month from 2-3 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center in Tooele. The Tooele County Health Department’s Aging Services program is the sponsor for these Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups. The groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. Questions call 435-277-2456.

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