Tooele City is currently looking for volunteers to help with the city’s first triathlon that will take place in July. Anyone with experience in running a triathlon who would like to help please contact Terra at 843-2142 or at email@example.com.
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.
Grantsville City is having a dog clinic on April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grantsville Fire Station.
Grantsville Irrigation assessments are due April 5. There is a $50 late fee for payments received after April 5. We only accept cash or check as payment. We anticipate starting up the system around April 15 but that can change based on the weather. Please make sure all valves are closed. Contact the office at 884-3451 if you have any questions.
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 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.
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.
Cosmetology open enrollment is April 1 through 5. Focus on the cutting edge of trends and styles in hair and beauty. Tooele Applied Technology College has the one of the top programs in the state with 100 percent placement and a 99 percent pass rate on the state licensure exam. TATC instructors work closely with students ensuring the techniques they learn are what is needed in today’s industry. Call 248-1800 today to start.
A new Certified Nursing Assisting class starts May 20. Prepare for a career in healthcare quickly and economically in TATC’s beautiful, new state-of-the-art facility. Instructors provide hands-on personal training to ensure you become exceptional in your field. In addition, TATC assists all graduates with job placement in one of the many CNA job openings employers have. Call 248-1800 today to reserve your place.
Custom Fit Training
The Custom Fit program offered through TATC provides training solutions for businesses in Tooele County. Custom Fit Training is a state-funded program designed to keep companies competitive in today’s market by subsidizing the direct cost of training between 40 and 60 percent. Companies who partner with the Custom Fit program must be a for-profit business located in Tooele County. That is all you need to qualify. From Excel to OSHA (and everything in between) the Custom Fit program can help you. Call Custom Fit at 248-1805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.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. The Gospel of John study will begin Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. No pressure, just come and enjoy the fellowship.
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.
Tooele First Baptist
First Baptist Church in Tooele is celebrating Easter with a new and wonderful celebration: a back and forth participation between the sermon and singing by the congregation as we move through Jesus’ life, death, resurrection and return. It will be a blessing. Worship is at 11 a.m. All are welcome. Call 882-2048.
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: firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
Saint Marguerite Catholic Church’s weekly schedule: Eucharist: Saturdays, 5 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m., noon (Spanish), 6 p.m.; weekdays, 9 a.m. Reconciliation: Saturdays, 4 to 4:45 p.m. or by appointment. Religious education: Sundays, 4:30 p.m., followed by the 6 p.m. Sunday Eucharist. The church is located at 15 S. Seventh St. Contact 882-3860.
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 start the new year off by discovering 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.
First Lutheran Church
First Lutheran Church at 349 N. Seventh Street 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. Holy Week schedule: Maunday Thursday service, March 28 at 7 p.m. Good Friday service, March 29 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday service, March 31 at 10 a.m. with a brunch to follow at 11 a.m. Come join us to hear the gospel.
New Life at Waters Edge
New Life Christian Fellowship of Tooele and Waters Edge in Stansbury Park are joining as one church starting on Easter. We decided we could love God and people better together than separate. Worship will continue on Sundays at 411 E. Utah Ave. at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., as well as at Stansbury High School at 10 a.m. Youth group, kids programs and outreach services will be shared by all mid-week at the Tooele building, where the pastors of both churches will now office. The community is welcome to all services of this one church that now meets in two locations.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
Chicken salad sandwiches, shrimp and fries, fried chicken — you never know what might be on the menu.
Friday night dinners
The Moose Lodge will be serving clam chowder and fish and chips every Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost will be $10 for a cup of soup and a halibut fish and chips dinner. Come and enjoy some great seafood on Friday nights. Members who purchase five dinners either on Friday or Saturday nights will receive their next meal free.
Saturday night dinners
Saturday night dinners of ribeye or T-bone steaks, salmon, halibut or shrimp for a great price are available for members and their guests. Members who purchase five dinners either on Friday or Saturday nights will receive their next meal free.
Kid’s Easter party
The kid’s Easter party is scheduled for March 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please bring your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to enjoy this great event. For members and their guests only.
Meeting time change
The Women of the Moose have changed their meeting time from 11 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. starting April 14.
Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. On March 29, Barbara and Kevin Denner will cook and serve the dinners. The special is the five-piece shrimp dinner for $10.75 with all the trimmings. Please come up, have a delicious dinner and socialize. Members and guests are invited.
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.
Family night will be on April 6. The Wrathall clan will serve your choice of a hamburger, cheeseburger, hot dog or chili dog with potato salad, chips, a drink and dessert. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with bingo to follow. The cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for kids 11 years and under. The public is invited.
PPs dinner meeting
PMP Rosalie Fox will host the dinner meeting on April 17 at 7 p.m. at Casa Del Rey in Grantsville. All PPs are invited to attend.
Kathy and Richard Wamsley will serve a Mexican dinner on April 20 at 6 p.m. The cost will be $7 per person. There will be a raffle. All proceeds will go to the Children AIDS Awareness and Medical Research. Please come out and support this most worthwhile charity for children. Members and guests invited.
The Tooele Eagles has joined forces with Two Men and a Truck to gather hygiene articles, paper products, blankets, dishes and more for the YWCA Women’s Shelter. The company has put a big box at the lodge for the collection of these items. Please give as you can and help with this project.
Tooele County Historical Society
Our featured presenter for our meeting on April 9 at 7 p.m. will be Jim Peters of Lindon. He will tell about a colorful character in early Utah history who once resided in Tooele County: Orrin Porter Rockwell. We will meet at the Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine St. Please park in the rear lot, enter through the back door and come downstairs. Members and guests are welcome. If you would like to join our organization, dues are $5 a year.
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.
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.
Cub Scout roundtable
March’s Cub Scout roundtable brings us to the core value health and fitness with the theme destination parks. Join us April 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Tooele North Stake Center, 583 N. 270 East in Tooele. If you were ever going to attend Cub Scout roundtable, April is the month that you don’t want to miss. Cub Scouters from all over Tooele County and Deseret Peak District will be there. Will you?
Webelos outdoor activity
Calling all BSA registered Webelos or Bears that will be 10 years old by Aug. 31. You and your parent are invited to register and attend the annual Webelos outdoor activity on May 10 and 11. A parent must be present at all times. Scouts are scheduled to work on six to seven activity badges during this event. Tent camping on Friday night is available, but not required. Tent camping helps to pass off requirements for the Arrow of Light award or the Outdoorsman Activity badge. Cost is $30 (cash or check only) for Boy Scout and his parent, Friday night snacks, hot breakfasts and lunches on Saturday, supplies for various activities and T-shirt for Scout. A T-shirt for parents may be purchased for an additional cost. Register at McBeths, 882-4613. Deadline for registration is April 24. Questions, call Michelle or Roger at 882-9919.
BSA registered Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts are invited to the District Pinewood Derby on April 13. The car check and inspection will be from 3 to 4 p.m. with racing starting at 4:30 p.m. You do not have to win or race a Pack Pinewood Derby to race in the District Pinewood Derby. Awards and invitations to race at the Council Pinewood Derby for the top three finishers will be given in three categories: Tigers and Wolves, Bears and Webelos. A rules and information packet will be given to each boy at time of registration. Deadline for registration is April 5. Questions, call Michelle or Roger at 882-9919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Groups and Events
Stansbury cemetery plots
Plots for the Stansbury Cemetery are now available. Prices for Stansbury residents are $350 each through Memorial Day, and $450 each for non-residents through Memorial Day. Discounts also apply with purchases of four plots or more. Call the Stansbury Service Agency at 882-6188 or Glenn Oscarson at 840-2462 for more information.
Stansbury Riders is looking for youth and adult riders for the 2013 season. The youth riders will begin April 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Grantsville Rodeo Grounds (weather and arena conditions permitting). Adults will begin in June. Practices are on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. You must have your own horse and transportation. Dues (which pay for prizes and awards) are as followed: youth district is $7 each, adult state is TBD (usually around $50 each). Club dues are $15 for single and $25 for family (family consists of two adults and three children). If you have any questions, please contact Lynne Walker at (801) 455-6559 or Chevelle Anderson at 841-0972.
Junior Bit and Spur
The Tooele Junior Bit and Spur Riding Club is ready to start another year. We are looking for kids ages 6 to 15 who share the love of horses to come down to learn horsemanship, teamwork and how to have fun. We are hosting a meet and greet March 28 at 7 p.m. in our clubhouse located at the Tooele arena. For more info, contact Sam at 841-9834 or Cathy at (801) 541-3525.
Tooele High School will hold its annual all-skills softball camp for girls ages 8 to 14 on March 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Deseret Peak. Cost for the camp is $40, which includes a T-shirt and lunch. Players can register at the THS finance office until the morning of the camp. Any questions, call coach Melanie Nelson at 531-0846.
Water polo oranges
Fresh water polo oranges, picked and rushed from California to Tooele in just one day, need to be sold. The profits will support the Tooele water polo team. Cost is $35 for a full case or $25 for a half case. More than 600 cases still need to be sold. Call Shawna at 224-2892 or Janet at 224-4438.
The Tooele County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its 14th annual banquet and auction on April 6 at the Deseret Peak Complex. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.
St. Marguerite fish fry
St. Marguerite Knights of Columbus will be hosting a fish fry every Friday during Lent. Cost is $5 for a two-piece dinner and $7 for a three-piece dinner. Dinner begins at 6 p.m.
Deseret Peak softball
Registration is now open for the 2013 men’s and coed leagues. The fee is $425 per team and must be paid by April 24. Cash or check payments can be made at the convention center office at Deseret Peak or credit card payment over the phone by calling Chris at 843-4003. Any questions regarding the leagues contact Jeff at 840-1735.
Military and family summit
The Governor’s Military and Family Summit will be held April 17 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple in Salt Lake City. There will be free seminars and workshops from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. that are designed for veterans, military, family, community leaders, first responders, employers, clergy and all concerned community members. For more information contact Earl Simmons at (801) 432-4921. There will also be a “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact H2H.Jobs at (801) 432-4242 or (801) 432-4658. Parking at the Salt Palace is free, but space is limited.
The Western Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse is hosting a chili cook-off on April 20 at Maverik Country Store, 246 E. 2000 North in Tooele. Come join us for one of the hottest events of the year. Bring your best chili to help abused children and earn bragging rights. Chili tasting will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with awards announced at 2 p.m. All proceeds will go to benefit BACA. For contest entry form and rules, call 841-7972. There is no cost to compete. The donation to taste and judge is $5 per person or $15 per family.
Gem and Mineral Society
Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Tooele Senior Center, 59 E. Vine St., at 7:30 p.m. Membership dues are only $10 a year. Come learn about rocks and minerals, field trips for rock collecting and our big rock show in September. Come have fun with us. Visit us on Facebook. For more information, contact us at 882-5752 or email@example.com.
Coming soon to Stockton is the kick off to the town’s 150 years celebration. There will be several free events. On April 27 (Arbor Day) there will be Stockton histories and fireworks. On May 18, there will be Indian histories and performances. On June 15, there will be mining history. All events will be held at the Stockton Ward at 5 p.m. On Aug. 17, Stockton Days will be celebrated with a parade, quilt raffle, games and vendors at Stockton Ballpark.
The Tooele Boys & Girls Club will host a summer club from June 3 to Aug. 16. The club serves youth ages 6 to 12. Cost is $125 per month for an activity/snack fee. Cost is only $375 for the entire summer. Please note that space is limited and $125 is requested at time of registration. Register at any club location: Dow James Building at 438 W. 400 North; Youth Center at 102 N. Seventh St.; or Tooele Office at 352 N. Main St. Call 843-5719 and ask for Darlene, Marsha or Alisha for more information. Daily morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. Bring your own sack lunch. The club will be held at the Youth Center from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the Dow James Building from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Transportation from Tooele Youth Center to Dow James Building is provided by the Boys & Girls Club. Remember that open recreation is still operating from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Dow James Building and the cost is $10 per year. That fee is waived for summer club participants.
Stansbury Park Easter event
Join us for Stansbury Park’s annual Easter egg hunt on March 30. It will be held at 10 a.m. at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse for children ages 0 to 11. The Easter bunny will be there for pictures, as well as the fire truck, cotton candy, face painting and a balloon artist.
Chocolate strawberries for Easter
Laureate Kappa chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is holding a fundraiser for service projects this year. We will be taking orders for boxed chocolate strawberries to be picked up at our booth at the Tooele Easter egg hunt on March 30 at Deseret Peak. Cost is $10 for a half dozen or $2 each. Orders can be placed with Charlotte at (801) 209-9318, Maryann at 830-2613 or Geneal at 840-0011. Pick up will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at our booth.
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.
Alzheimer’s support group
Open to anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia (memory issues). Learn about this disease. Get/share ideas. Bring your loved one along. Trained staff will assist them while you attend meeting. Next meeting will be held April 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Citizen Center, 59 E. Vine St. in Tooele. Cosponsored by Tooele County Aging Services (to participate call 843-4107) and Alzheimer’s Association–Utah Chapter. For information call (800)272-3900.
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 search is on for Utah’s outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. Nominations will be accepted until March 31. Senior care professionals and those who work at hospitals, senior care facilities and other places where seniors volunteer are encouraged to nominate older adults. To nominate someone, visit SalutetoSeniorService.com. For more information about Salute to Senior Service, call (801)542-0405.
Grantsville Senior Center
Membership is $4 for 55 and older and includes newsletter. For dates, times, appointments, activities and meals, call 884-3446. Foot appointments are on the last Tuesday of the month. Hearing appointments are on the first Tuesday of the month. Meals on Wheels are available for the homebound. A suggested donation of $2.50 for daily meals. For transport to doctor’s appointments or stores in Grantsville or Tooele, please call Holly at 843-4102. A donation of $2 for one way is suggested. The birthday dinner is March 29 at 4 p.m. The Grantsville Music Company will put on a variety show.
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.
Tooele County Aging has openings in an alternative, income-based program designed to help seniors remain independent. CNAs help keep them in their homes safely, provide personal care, do housekeeping and run errands. If interested please contact Jolene Shields at 843-4104 or 4105.
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. June 23 to 29, trip to Mt. Rushmore/Black Hills. Cost is $599 per person, double occupancy.
The freedom from addiction group, RUSH, holds meetings on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., at 23 S. Main Street, Suite 33, Tooele.
Recovery International is a structured self-help group that follows a proven method. We meet every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Valley Mental Health, 100 S. 1000 West, Tooele. This group is for anyone who wants help overcoming depression, anxiety, anger, fears, phobias or repetitive thoughts. Call Mary Ann for more information at 884-0215.
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.
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 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.