Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

October 17, 2013
Bulletin Board – October 17, 2013


Tooele City 4-H Community Club

The Tooele City 4-H Community Club is for youth in the third grade and older. We will meet every Monday from 4-5:30 p.m. through Dec. 2 at the USU Extension Auditorium, 151 N. Main St. There is a $10 registration fee. If you have any questions, please contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at 435-843-2142 or


Grantsville Irrigation

The anticipated shut-off date for Grantsville Irrigation is Oct. 25. Please remember to leave your valves open. This will help prevent the meter from freezing over this winter. Check your meter readings right away. If you have exceeded  your allotment, you will need to rent another share before shut down to avoid paying penalties. Contact the office at 435-884-3451 if you have any questions.

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.


Tooele City Library

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.

Grantsville Library

The Grantsville City Library, 42 N. Bowery St., has started the fall/winter Story Time Program. Story Time will be held each Thursday at 4 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. The program is designed to create in young children a love of books through stories, puppets, games, music and crafts. For more information, call 435-884-1670.


West Elementary Carnival

West Elementary’s Halloween Carnival will be Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 5-7 p.m. Face painting and costume parade begins at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy food, fun and games. Cake walk, spooky graveyard, trick or treat hall, photo booth, mad lab and a lot more. Ten tickets cost $2.50, 50 tickets cost $10 (bunch pass), and 100 tickets cost $20 (family pass). Trick or treat pass costs $2.50.

TJHS Community Council

Tooele Junior High will hold its next community council meeting Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the TJHS library. All parents are welcome to attend.

TJHS School Play

The Tooele Junior High School drama students will perform “Heaven Help the Po’Taters!” from Monday through Saturday at the TJHS small theater. The cost for adults is $5, and the cost for students and children is $3. Students with an activity card will be admitted for $2. There will be special $1 showings on Wednesday and Thursday for TJHS students.

St. Marguerite Prekindergarten Class

Saint Marguerite Catholic School prekindergarten class has 10 afternoon openings for 4 year olds. Free trial visit to classroom. Come and see! 15 S. Seventh Street in Tooele. Give us a call, 435-882-0081.

Excelsior Academy tours

Curious about charter schools? Want to know more about Excelsior Academy? Tours are held each Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. School tours cover a range of topics such as the Excelsior Academy Philosophy and Vision, Direct Instruction, CHAMPS and the character development program. There is also an opportunity to observe the school’s unique group settings. Come and tour the building and have any questions answered. Everyone is welcome, 124 E. Erda Way, Erda. 882-3062.

Tooele Family Center

Story and craft hour

Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Family Center as we enjoy the adventures of books and make fun crafts. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).

Preschool hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. the Tooele Family Center has a fun activity hour of learning, singing and creating. This Ready, Set, School! preschool class is for all children up to 5 years of age. Please come and enjoy the fun. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).


Network meetings

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

Online courses

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

Adult education

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


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

Utah State University

4-H Foods Club

Calling all beginning cooks! Come learn the beginning basics of cooking. Games, hands-on food prep, recipes to take home and more! Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 4:30-6 p.m. Third grade and up. Cost $10. Register at USU Extension 151 N. Main, first office on right Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. If not a current 4-H member, please plan to pay a one-time annual $5 4H registration.


“Messiah” solo auditions

Are you an aspiring vocalist just looking for a great opportunity to perform with a full orchestra and an outstanding chorus? This opportunity is for you. “Messiah” solo auditions on Nov. 2, 2013, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church from 10 a.m. to noon. An audition accompanist will be provided, or you may bring your own. Rehearsals are held Sunday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. at the LDS chapel at 1000 W. Utah Ave. It is a non-denominational community event. Hope to see you there. Call 801-250-6602 for information.

First Baptist Church

Celebrate Jesus with us at First Baptist Church. Fads come and go, and what’s popular depends on who you talk to. But the Bible is a timeless foundation upon which to build your life. That is our focus. We are currently looking at the Bible in a chronological order. We have childcare and classes for all ages. Come join us. Bible study fellowship at 9:45 a.m. Worship and Children’s Church is at 11 a.m., 580 S. Main St., Tooele. Call 435-882-2048 with any questions.

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. Please check our website,, or call Tooele UMC’s office at 882-1349 or Pastor Debi’s cell at 801-651-2557 for more info. We are located at 78 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele.

Wednesday meal

Every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., we will serve a free dinner from Tooele United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to come and eat. Our goal is to provide a free, hot meal for everyone. We 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 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.

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

Spanish services

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

St. Marguerite

St. Marguerite Catholic Community welcomes you to worship with us. Our liturgy schedule is as follows: 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 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

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. and every Sunday evening at 6 p.m.

New Life Christian Fellowship

We invite you to worship and serve Jesus with us. Our clothing closet and food pantry is open from noon to 3 p.m. every Tuesday to Thursday at 411 E. Utah Ave. Programs for kids, teens, women and men are also available every week. Sunday services are in the Stansbury High School café at 10 a.m. and at our Tooele building at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Come join us. Find out more by calling 843-7430 or visiting


Tooele Children’s Justice Center

Tooele Children’s Justice Center is in need of fruit drinks, bottled water, soda and fruit snacks. We are also always in need of new stuffed animals and blankets. We appreciate all donations. For inquiries or drop-off call 435-843-3440. 25 S. 100 East, Tooele.

Utah Food Bank truck

The Utah Food Bank truck will be distributing food at New Life Christian Fellowship, 411 E. Utah Ave., Tooele, Wednesday, Oct. 16. The line starts at 10 a.m.

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist church offers a free dinner every Wednesday starting at 4 p.m. All are welcome.

Soul Shoes

Soul Shoes is collecting new and slightly worn shoes for victims of domestic violence and the homeless in Tooele County. Contact Trisha at 843-1694 for drop off.

CASA volunteers

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 or call (801)574-1472.

Writing volunteers

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.

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.

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

Hospice volunteers

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.

Volunteer opportunity

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 Training, background check, and TB test required — all provided. Please contact Jill at (801)397-4904 for additional information.

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.

Moose Lodge

Meals at Lodge

Change in Time: Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5-9 p.m. Friday night dinners include Clam Chowder, and/or fish baskets (halibut, Shrimp, or chicken strips). Costs are $10 for halibut or shrimp baskets w/cup of chowder, chicken strips w/cup of chowder $7. Bowl of chowder $4, and cup of chowder $2. Saturday night dinners include 16-ounce ribeye or T-bone steak w/choice of baked potato/fries, salad and roll for $15. Halibut or salmon steak w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll $15, or Jumbo Shrimp w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll for $13. No orders taken after 8:45 p.m. Members who purchase five dinners either Friday or Saturday nights at regular price will receive their next dinner free. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11a.m. For members and their guests.


Adult Halloween Costume Party Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. Live band from 7-11 p.m.

Special Events

Lodge will host the Senior Golf Banquet Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. WOTM will be holding their annual Craft Fair Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Karaoke that night from 7-11 p.m. DAV Meeting Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. Kids Halloween Party will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Eagles Lodge will host the event. Please bring your children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren for a fun time. For Eagles, Elks, and Moose members, and their guests only. Nov. 5 is election day. Please go out and vote.


Steak Night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. Friday, Oct. 18 the special is a five-piece shrimp dinner for $10 with hosts Kathy and Richard Wamsley.

Kids Halloween Party

The Tooele Eagles Auxiliary has joined with the ladies of the Moose for a joint Kids Halloween Party. The party will be at the Eagles Lodge on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for kids 11 years of age and younger. Sloppy Joes will be served with chips and punch. There will be a spook alley, games — Dracula Bites, Ring Toss over Soda Pop, a Fish Pond and pumkin painting, along with treats. Public is invited. Bring your little spooks and join in the fun.

Past Presidents Dinner

PMP Kathy Wamsley will host the monthly PPs dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Casa Del Rey restaurant at 7 p.m. All PPs are invited to attend.

Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast will be served on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. The menu is great, eggs and meat, cooked to order, omelets, pancakes and French toast with meat and eggs., your choice, for $7 for adults and $3 for children 11 years of age and under.

Annual Halloween Party

The Tooele Eagles will have their annual Halloween party Saturday, Oct. 26. Dinner, Sloppy Joes, salads and desserts will be serve at 7 p.m. Come in costumes, judging will be at 9 p.m. and prizes will be given for the best ones. The cost will be $6 per person. Come out and have a frightening good time. Members and guests are invited to the party.


Kid’s Halloween Carnival and Food Drive

The Kid’s Halloween Carnival and Food Drive will be Oct. 30 from 4-8 p.m. Food, games, prizes and costume contest. Two tickets for $1. Bring a can of food and get five tickets for free.



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 Jim at 435-850-9203.

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 $25, The Mining, Smelting, and Railroading in Tooele is $15, 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

Weight Watchers Open House

Attend a meeting for free, Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6-8 p.m. Come get to know Weight Watchers. Drawings throughout the evening. Refreshments served. 822 E. Main St., Suite F, Grantsville.

Eastern Star Yard Sale

Yard sale and boutique fundraiser takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tooele Masonic Temple, 36 Settlement Canyon Road. Items include new fleece blankets, new baby booties, new hats and scarves, clothes, books, etc. Money raised is used to support charities such as Relief Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Shriners Hospital, Breast Cancer Research, and many more. The monthly luncheon is Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m. at Virg’s. Anyone is welcome to attend and learn more about our organization.

St. Marguerite Knights of Columbus

St. Marguerite Knights of Columbus are having their annual spaghetti dinner Saturday. Come and have dinner with us. Tickets at the door are adults, $10, children 4-11, $6, and children under 4 eat free. We will start serving at 6 p.m.

Stansbury Art and Lit Open House

The next meeting of the Stansbury Art and Literary Society will be Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Club House, 1 Country Club, Stansbury Park. It is the semi-annual Open House where the artwork of our local artists and crafts people will be on display for viewing by the public. For more information, email Visit us on Facebook.

Tooele County Master Gardeners

The next meeting of the Tooele County Master Gardeners will be Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tooele County Extension Building, 151 N. Main St., Tooele. The business meeting will be followed at 7 p.m. by a presentation by our own Master Gardener president, Jay Cooper. Come and enjoy a fun-filled evening with Jay while he shares his experiences in how he and his wife, Maggie, developed their vineyard and berry patches in Erda.

AARP Driver Safety

A one-day AARP Driver Safety Program is scheduled for Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main St. The cost is $14 or $12 showing a current AARP membership card. Call 435-843-3690 to register or for more information.

Service at Stansbury High

New Life Christian Fellowship will be joining together for one big service at Stansbury High School on Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. Park and enter on the north end of the school.

Howl-O-Ween Dog Party

Howl-O-Ween Dog Party to be held Saturday, Oct. 26. Treats for people and dogs all day and a doggie costume party from 2-4 p.m. with prizes. Back Stage Grooming, 220 Mill Pond, Stansbury.

Diabetes Support Group

The Birch Family Pharmacy Diabetes Support Group will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 6:30-8 p.m. in room 280 of the Tooele County Health Department, 151 N. Main. We will start an optional potluck meal and then spend the evening sharing our successes and challenges. An educator from Novo Nordisk will join us to get acquainted and be available to help anyone with insulin pen and related questions. We are supporting a coat drive conducted annually by an employee of the health department. If you have coats, gloves, hats, scarves, blankets or warm clothes in good condition you can donate, please bring them to the meeting. We will also be discussing collections for our Christmas drive, so food and cash donations will be welcome.

Jr. Buffs Basketball

Signups for the Junior Buffs Basketball program for boys grades 1-8 will be available until Saturday, Oct. 26. Registration can be done in person at the Tooele High Finance office during these dates, or Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Tooele High commons area. For more information, please contact Mike Boren at or at 801-870-9750. Coaches also needed. Complete the information on the sign-up form or contact Mike Boren.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group

Next meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 3-4 p.m., Tooele Senior Citizens Center, 59 E. Vine St. Open to anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Learn about this memory loss condition. Get and/or share ideas with other family caregivers.

New Life Christmas Boutique Fundraiser

Christmas Boutique Fundraiser Nov. 9  from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at New Life Christian Church, 411 E. Utah Ave. Help support your local community by supporting our outreach ministries. Tables $35. Call Dorothy at 882-3070.

Free Community Shred Day

Stop by the HeritageWest Credit Union North Tooele Branch next to Macey’s Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon to safely and securely shred your personal documents.

St. Marguerite Christmas Craft Fair

St. Marguerite Catholic School Christmas Craft Fair will be held Nov. 2, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Space is available for $30 if you are interested in selling your homemade crafts or goods. There will be a bake sale and local talent performing during the craft fair. Sign up now if you are interested in performing. For questions call 435-882-0081 or stop by the school at 15 S. Seventh St., Tooele. Money raised during this event goes to the St. Marguerite scholarship fund.

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., back entrance. Membership dues are only $10 per year if you would like to join. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them. Enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Come have fun with us! Visit us on Facebook. Contact info: 435-882-5752. Email:

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.

Mood disorder support group

Do you or someone you love have a mood disorder? NAMI-Tooele affiliation offers help, hope and healing. Please join us for support group sessions every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the New Reflection Clubhouse on 900 South in Tooele. For more info, contact Kelly at 841-9903.


The Professional Family Child Care Association of Utah will be holding Chapter Meetings in Tooele the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. This support group/training meeting is open to all childcare providers in Stockton, Tooele, Erda, Stansbury, Grantsville and Lake Point. For more information, call Kathy Witt, 435-830-9614.

Family Support Center

The Family Support Center is a non-profit agency providing services in Salt Lake and Tooele County. Free 12-week in-home parenting skills program. Families with children birth to 17 will receive instruction during an 80-minute weekly visit to gain the tools they need to strengthen their family. Topics discussed include communication, conflict resolution, attachment and bonding, establishing rules and routines as well as managing stress. Please contact Rachel at (801) 955-9110 ext. 107 for more information. You can also visit


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 senior center is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 and older. Activities have started. For info, call 884-3446. Exercise class twice a week, bunco, bingo, pinochle once a week. Jewelry, painting and ceramics once a week. Arts and Crafts on the second and fourth Monday at 10 a.m. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served daily. Suggested donation of $2.50.  The center also provides rides to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 843-4102. The October Birthday/Halloween party will be held Friday, Oct. 25 from 4-6 p.m. There will be prizes for those who wear costumes.

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, woo 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 $2.50, $4.50 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.


Addiction recovery

The freedom from addiction group, RUSH, holds meetings on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., at 23 S. Main Street, Suite 33, Tooele.

Recovery International

Recovery International is a structured self-help group that teaches skills to relieve symptoms caused by stress, anger, fear, anxiety, depression and confusion. Support and fellowship is extended among those who share these kinds of problems. We’re now meeting at the Grantsville City Library, 42 N. Bowery St., from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. Call Mary Ann at 884-0215 for information. Please call the library at 884-1670 to make sure we are having the group before coming.

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 435-840-4831 or 801-599-2649 if no answer.

Food addicts

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 old county courthouse, 47 S. Main St. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150, Lisa at 882-1442 or see 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.

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