Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 15, 2014
Bulletin Board – May 15, 2014

Tooele

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. Register by May 31, 2014 if you would like to also order an optional shirt for $5. Online registration is available at www.tooelecity.org. 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 www.tooelecity.org. For more information contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at (435)843-2142 or terras@tooelecity.org.

Friends of NRA Banquet

The Tooele County Friends of NRA will hold their annual Banquet and Auction on May 31, 2014, at the Deseret Peak Convention Center. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Pre-Event drawing tickets and gun Dinner packages are available! Enjoy Richard’s Roundup BBQ Brisket, Ribs and Chicken with all the trimmings! Drawings, Games, Silent and Live Auctions raise funds to support national, Utah State and Tooele County shooting sports and firearm safety programs. Lots of Guns, Ammo, Shooting Accessories and Collectible Merchandise will be Auctioned or Given Away as Prizes! Please contact David Gumucio (435) 830-3337; Shawn Kelly (801) 859-6701; Valerie Tanner (801) 706-8488; Stephanie Barlow (801) 200-8055; or Michael Harrison (801) 448-2549 for Ticket Purchase and Details. You may also purchase tickets on-line at www.friendsofnra.org. We encourage advanced ticket purchase as seating is limited. See you there!

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, kamip@tooelecity.org for more information!

AARP Smart Driver

AARP Smart Driver class is an updated four-hour refresher course designed specifically for older drivers. The class will be held at Mountain West Medical Center, 2050 N. Main, Tooele, Friday, May 16, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch is included. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. All participants must sign up prior to the day of the class at 843-3690 or 843-3691.

Tooele City 4-H Garden Club

The Tooele City 4-H Garden Club is for youth Kindergarten through the 12th Grade and their families. Each participant will be given their own garden plot. Kids can plant whatever they would like and what you grow belongs to you. There is $7 registration fee. We will meet every Wednesday or Thursday from June through September. If you would like to join the Club plan on attending the registration meeting that will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Tooele City Hall (90 North Main Street, Tooele). For more information visit www.tooelecity.org or contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at (435)843-2142 or at terras@tooelecity.org.

Family Service Night

Tooele City Family Recreation will be hosting a Family Service Night on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Dow James Building (438 W. 400 North, Tooele). Families of all ages are invited to attend. This is a family event: All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Families will be making decorations for the Tooele Senior Center. Space is limited.

Grantsville

DUP

The Tooele Valley Company of the Daughters of Utah Pioneer Museum at 378 W. Clark Street in Grantsville and the Donner Reed Museum at the corner of Cooley and Clark Street, will be open every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. after Memorial Day through Labor Day. On Memorial Day the museums will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For appointments at other times please call 435-884-0253 or 435-884-3832 for the DUP Museum and 435-884-3259 for the Donner Reed Museum.

Memorial Day Flapjacks at the Farm

After the Memorial Day flag raising ceremony at the cemetery (May 26, 8 a.m.), come on over to the Grantsville Clark Historic Farm for a delicious pancake breakfast under the shade trees. $4/plate. 8:30-11:30 am. Tour the farm, see the J. Reuben Clark Freedom Walk and cheer the runners at the finish line of the Historic Grantsville 5k.

2nd Annual Memorial Day Historic Grantsville 5K

Race through history as you pass over 40 historic sites along the course, finishing at the Clark Historic Farm. Register online or in person at Williams Family Video on 15, 7-9 pm,$20 first registrant, $15 additional immediate family ember. Race check-in at the fire station 9:00 am, or 8:45 for late registrants, on Memorial Day (May 26). Early registrants receive a t-shirt and Historic Grantsville tour booklet (available at the finish line for $3 for non-racers). Registration link is on our blog: www.clarkhistoricfarm.blogspot.com. Contact 884-4409 with questions. Proceeds benefit the GHS tennis team and Clark Historic Farm.

Heritage and Home Tour

The Grantsville Heritage and Home Tour will be held May 26 in conjunction with Memorial Day activities at the Clark Historic Farm. The tour will feature historic homes and businesses around town. Tickets are $5 and will be available beginning May 15 at Williams’ Video.

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

Stansbury Art and Literary Society

The next meeting of the Stansbury Art and Literary Society will be Tuesday, May 27, 7 p.m., at the Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. The project for the month, which is optional, will be to use the theme “Book Art.” Combine words with drawings or photos and present in some sort of book form. Be creative.  Stansbury Art and Lit extends an invitation to all creative people living in Tooele County to attend our meetings.

Community Yard Sale

Join us this Saturday, May 17 from 8 a.m. to noon for a yard sale and dumpster day. The SPCA is providing dumpsters located at SHS east parking lot. Free for SPCA members, $10 per load for all others. Also, contact SPCABoard@StansburyCommunity.org if you want to clean up your neighborhood. We will provide the trash bags to help. The NTFD will provide a breakfast from 8-9 a.m. Do not drop hazardous waste items here. The Tooele Health Department can take care of that on Saturday instead.

Tooele City Library

Regular Events

Tuesdays, 11 a.m., Wiggle Worms (interactive story time for 1- to 2-year-old children); Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 and 11:30 a.m., story time; Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m., teen time with gaming, movies and more; Fridays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., kids crafts; Select Tuesdays, 4 p.m., family movies.

Babysitter Camp

Get ready to make some money this summer. You can learn to be the best babysitter on the block, Saturday, May 17, 11 a.m. to noon.

Take 25: Child Identification Kits

Get your child’s identification kit updated at no charge with Tooele City Police officers at this event, Saturday, May 24, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.

Schools

Grantsville Elementary School

We will be holding the last Community Council meeting of the 2013-14 school year Thursday, May 22, at 4 p.m. in the media center. Any interested parents are invited to attend.

Chinese Immersian 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.

Super Science Day

We invite you to join us on May 21 and May 23 as we conduct our last SSD of the year at Clark N. Johnson Junior High School. We will be building Drag Racers on May 21 (we might put you to work), and we will race them in the gym on May 23. You could be one of the judges if you want to. This is an all day long activity. Hope to see you here.

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 Junior High Program

Knowledge is power. Choose Saint Marguerite Catholic School for our junior high where children can grow strong in spirit and knowledge. Please call 435-882-0081 for details.

Saint Marguerite Kindergarten Program

Every child yearns to learn. Choose Saint Marguerite Catholic School for our outstanding ALL DAY kindergarten program for the 2014-2015 school year. Please call 435-882-0081 for more details.

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).

Historic Benson Gristmill

Volunteers and Funding

The Benson Gristmill will be open this year! We have volunteers, we need money. 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. Send contributions today to: Tooele County Bension Gristmill Fund, 47 S. Main, Tooele, Utah, 84074.

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 Parks and Recreation Volunteer Benson Gristmill Fund, 47. S. Main Street, Tooele, Utah 84074. For more information contact Mike Shuler 602-826-9471.

Gardening

Breakfast Get-Together

Monthly Gardener’s Breakfast Get-Together, This Saturday, May 17, 9-11 a.m., held at the Stockton Miners Café, 47 N. Connor (the Main Street) in Stockton. Current gardening topics, challenges, successes, and collective advice will be shared. Admission is the price of whatever you order off the menu! For more information, contact jay@dirtfarmerjay.com or call 435-830-1447.

All about Tomatoes!

Offered by the Tooele County Master Gardeners. Attend this free workshop on Wednesday, May 28th, from 7 to 8 PM. Walt Barlow will give you insights on varieties, types, starting, planting, care, harvesting, pest and disease control. Bump up your “tomato game” by attending this informative session. USU Tooele Extension, 151 N. Main. For more information, contact jay@dirtfarmerjay.com or call 435-830-1447.

Utah State University and 4H

4H Photography Camp

Hey kids! Come to 4-H Photography Camp May 20, 22 & 27, 4:30-5:30 pm at the 4-H office. If you are not already a 4H member, please plan to visit tooele4h.org and register. Annual registration cost is $5. The cost for photography camp is $2 for all 3 days. Register and pay at USU Extension at 151 N. Main (Tooele Health bldg) by May 14th. Office is open M-TH 7-6 p.m. If you have questions, please contact 435-277-2405. If you have your own camera, you can bring it. There are a few cameras available for use. You will be printing off your favorite picture and learning how to mount it.

TATC

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 www.tatc.edu.

ATV Round-up Scholarship Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for May 17. Tooele Applied Technology College will be holding its third annual ATV Round-up Scholarship Fundraiser at Ophir Park. For more information on registration or to become a sponsor, please contact Sarah Anderson at 435-248-1802.

Education

Network meetings

Looking to obtain or improve your employment? Come join the Tooele Networking Group and learn job seeking techniques, how to market yourself, get support and actually search job leads. Every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Tooele LDS Employment Resource Center located next to Deseret Industries. Everyone is welcome.

Online courses

Online courses in Network+ and Security+ IT are designed for the IT professional seeking to upgrade their skills and knowledge of networking and security, and prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. Call the TATC at 248-1800 for more information or to enroll.

Adult education

Get your high school diploma this year. All classes required for a high school diploma, adult basic education, GED preparation and English as a second language are available. Register now to graduate — just $50 per semester. Located at 211 Tooele Blvd., call 833-8750. Adult education classes are for students 18 and over.

ESOL

ESOL conversational classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays. ESOL students may also come anytime the center is open for individualized study. Registration is $50 per semester. Call 833-8750 for more information.

Girl Scouting

May Event Speaker

Regina Calcaterra, a New York Times best-selling author, will be they keynote speaker at “Girls with Dreams become Women of Vision,” an event on Saturday, May 17, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Stansbury High. Registration is at girlscoutmayevent.wordpress.com.

Churches

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 http://mormon.org/meetinghouse 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, 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.

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

Spanish services

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

St. Marguerite

St. Marguerite Catholic Community welcomes you to worship with us. Our liturgy schedule is as follows: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m., Sunday 7:45 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 9 a.m. Religious education for youth: Sunday 9 a.m. Confession 4 p.m. Saturday. Office hours Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 www.stansburyparkbc.org.

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 www.NLOT.org.

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 www.tooelechristianfellowship.org. Parking and entrance in back of building.

Charity

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.

Elks

Memorial Day Services

Memorial Day Services will be held 11 a.m. May 26 at Veterans Square in downtown Tooele. Guest Speaker: Colonel Roger L. McCreery, Commander, Tooele Army Depot. Everyone is invited to attend.

Eagles 

Breakfast

The May 25 breakfast is canceled due to Memorial Day. We will be back June 8 and 22. See you then.

Steak night

Steak night on Friday, May 16, 2014 has been canceled. Steaks will be served from 6:30-8:45 p.m. Friday, May 23. Barbara and Kevin will be serving and the special will be a 12-oz Sirloin Steak Dinner for $10.00. Please come out and support the Aerie and Auxiliary. Members and guests invited.

Past President’s Dinner meeting

The Past Presidents of the Eagles Auxiliary will hold their monthly dinner meeting at Jim’s Restaurant at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, 21 May 2014.  PMP Karlyn will be the hostess and all PPs are invited to attend.

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 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.

Entertainment

Hot Digitty Band (old time rock and roll) on May 17 from 7-11 p.m. For members and their guests only.

Special events

Mrs. Joellen Williams will have her beautiful silk flowers available for sale for Memorial Day on Friday and Saturday, May 16-17 from 1-7 p.m.

Suicide Prevention Training Thursday 15 May at 7 p.m.

Shred Day May 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your documents you want to shred ($5 for all you have)

Disabled American Veterans

Meeting

DAV meeting is scheduled Saturday, May 17 at 2 p.m., Moose Lodge. The DAV holds meetings on the third Saturday of every month.

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

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

Overlake Homeowners Association

The next Overlake HOA Board Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 at the Holiday Inn Express at 1531 N. Main. All homeowners and interested residents are invited and encouraged to attend. HOA meetings are usually held the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

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.

Diabetes Support Group

The Birch Family Pharmacy Diabetes Support Group will meet Tuesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. in room 280 of the Tooele County Health Department. An optional pot luck will begin the meeting — you can come eat without bringing food. This month we will look at online programs to help with diabetics management, plus receive feedback from Diabetics Educator Eileen DeLeeuw. If you have questions, call Perky at 435-840-4831 or Eileen at 435-840-0299.

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.

Family History Classes

Eight weeks of Family History classes, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday nights through May 23. Please call the Family History Center to sign up, 435-882-1396.

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 the old county courthouse. 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 www.tops.org.

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 TooeleGemAndMineral@gmail.com.

Live Fit Tooele County

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

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.

PFCCA

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 familysupportcenter.org.

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.

Seniors

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.

Grantsville Senior Center

The Butler family country players will perform Saturday, May 17 from 1-3 p.m. at the Grantsville Senior Citizen Center.

Birthday dinner

The Grantsville Senior Citizen Center’s May birthday dinner will be held Friday, May 30, at 4 p.m. Jenean Christensen will provide entertainment.

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.

 

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