Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 1, 2015
Bulletin Board – September 1, 2015

Tooele

Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 55 and older. New and exciting activities include bridge, pinochle, bingo, exercise program, line dancing, wood carving, Wii games, watercolor class, movies and health classes. Meals on Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays. For age 60 and above, suggested donation is $3. For those under age 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information call (435) 843-4102. For more information about the Tooele center, call (435) 843-4110.

Grantsville

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.

Senior Center

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

Grantsville Irrigation

We would like to thank Grantsville Irrigation useres for their continued effort to conserve water. If you have reached your allotment of 250,000 gallons per share, please turn off your system. We do not have extra shares to rent. There are penalties for those exceeding their allotment. Please contact the office at (435) 884-3451 if you have any questions.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

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

Stansbury Park

Restoration at Benson Gristmill

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 Benson Gristmill Fund, 47 S. Main Street, Tooele, Utah 84074. For more information contact Mike (602) 826-9471.

Ophir

Park reservations

There are some open dates for reservations at Ophir Town Park. Groups only. No individual space reservations are available. Limited dates available for 2015, more for the 2016 season. Call Betty Shubert at (435) 882-5701. Note that this is a new phone number.

Lake Point

Lake Point Cemetery

In 1877, Absolom Yates donated property for a cemetery in E. T. City. This is the location of our present-day Lake Point Cemetery. To commemorate this event and to acknowledge his life and contribution to our community, a headstone/memorial is being constructed for his gravesite. Taylor Bott from Troop 324 in Salt Lake has chosen this for his Eagle Scout project. He is asking for donations. Checks should be made out to Nu Art Memorial Co. To make a donation call or send to one of the following: Taylor Bott, (801) 971-1595; Allan Jordan, (801) 250-9364, 7852 N. Mtn. View Rd., Lake Point, UT 84074; Lori Young (801) 250-0366, 7840 N. Mtn. View Rd., Lake Point, UT 84074.

Schools

Saint Marguerite Catholic School

Excellence in academics with formation in faith — registering now at Saint Marguerite Catholic School. Junior high/middle school grades 6, 7 and 8; all-day Kindergarten; all-day preschool program for 3 and 4-year-olds. 15 S. 7th Street in Tooele; (435) 882-0081; www.stmargschool.org.

East Elementary School

East Elementary School has openings for parents to serve on its School Community Council for the 2015-16 school year. There are two parent committee member positions available. If interested, please fill out the volunteer sign-up form in the office from Aug. 10-Sept. 4. Elections will be held Sept. 8-11 in the office.

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 information, call 833-1934 ext. 1410. We are now at our new location, West Elementary School, 451 W. 300 South in Tooele. Please enter through the south side doors.

Ready, Set, School! Preschool Hour

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

Stansbury High School

The Stansbury High School Community Council is accepting nominations to fill three parent positions for the 2015-16 school year. Each position is a two-year term. To be eligible, you must have at least one student currently attending Stansbury High School. Elections will be held from Sept. 1-11, 2015. The first community council meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at 7 p.m.

Tooele Junior High School

Nominations are now being accepted for the Tooele Junior High School Community Council. There are three vacant parent seats. Any parent or guardian of a current Tooele Junior High School student is eligible to run. If you are interested in being nominated, please contact the office no later than Sept. 4, 2015, so that ballots can be prepared. Candidate names will be posted on Sept. 8 on the school’s website and at the office. The election will be held at Tooele Junior High during business hours (7:45 a.m.-3 p.m.) on Sept. 8-10. If you have any questions about the council or the election, please contact principal Bill Gochis at (435) 833-1921.

Tooele Adult Education

Registration for Tooele Adult Education will be Aug. 24-28 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Community Learning Center (CLC). Coursework begins on Aug. 31. The CLC is located at 211 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele, Utah. The cost is $100 for the year.

TATC

Commercial Driver’s License Program

Now enrolling for CDL. Join us for a comprehensive six-week course that will teach you everything you need to know to pass the CDL test. Cost of program is only $2,365. You will receive 120 hours driving time and get one-on-one training from our experienced instructor. Register today! (435) 248-1800 or visit tatc.edu.

Nail Technician Program

Now enrolling. You can finish and get licensed and start making money in as little as four months at a low cost. The nail program hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Call us (435) 248-1800 or stop by 88 South Tooele Blvd.

Industrial Maintenance Program

TATC offers a 900-hour Industrial Maintenance Training Program where you can learn about maintaining and operating industrial-type machinery. This career is in high demand, and skills are needed nationwide — if you have an analytical mind and like to solve problems, you might find this to be a great fit. Stop by the campus today to learn about this exciting program, call the campus for more information at (435) 248-1800.

Education

Online courses

Online courses in Network+ and Security+ IT are designed for the IT professional seeking to upgrade their skills and knowledge of networking and security, and prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. Call the TATC at (435) 248-1800 for more information or to enroll.

Adult education

Get your high school diploma this year. All classes required for a high school diploma, adult basic education, GED preparation and English as a second language are available. Register now to graduate — just $50 per semester. Located at 211 Tooele Blvd., call (435) 833-8750. Adult education classes are for students 18 and over.

ESOL

ESOL conversational classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays. ESOL students may also come anytime the center is open for individualized study. Registration is $50 per semester. Call (435) 833-8750 for more information.

Early Head Start

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

Free developmental evaluation

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

Hunter Education

Utah Hunter Education courses will take place Sept. 1, 3, 8, 9 and 10 from 6-9 p.m. at the Tooele County Health Building, located at 151 N. Main St. in Tooele. The range day will be Sept. 12. State law requires students to attend all sessions of class. All students must purchase a Hunter Education voucher for $10 from a license agent/vendor before attending a class. Bring the voucher to the first class and give to the instructor. The voucher includes all costs for the class and includes a small game license that is validated upon completion of the class. For more information, call Gene at 882-4767 or Bryan at 882-6795.

How to Guess Where to Start Your Geneaology

A series of four classes will be offered at the Tooele Valley Family History Center to address research methodology. These are NOT classes on using FamilySearch/family trees. The classes will address finding correct families, the use of census and other records, use of a research log, availability of records/documents, etc. Classes will be on Thursday evenings in September — Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 25. Time is 6:30-8 p.m. Space in the classes is limited to 20 and you must sign up. Sheets are on the board at the Family History Center.

Gardening

Tooele Valley Beekeeping Club

The club meets the second Wednesday of each month during the active beekeeping season from 7-8:30 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company, located at the corner of SR-36 and SR-138 in Stansbury Park. Open to all and free of charge, come and learn from both experts and fellow hobbyists about the exciting world of beekeeping. A wide range of topics and equipment will be discussed in meetings, and will coordinate with typical beekeeping activity that is happening in that month. For more information, contact Jay Cooper at (435) 830-1447 or jay@dirtfarmerjay.com.

Free Plant Diagnostic Clinic

This clinic is provided by the Tooele County Master Gardeners. Have a problem with a plant, shrub, tree in your landscape? Not sure if a pest is the cause, or watering or something in the soil? You can get some great advice, at no charge. The clinic is held every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. at the USU Extension Office, 151 N. Main. in Tooele. Bring your sample in and get some answers!

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 mormon.org and click the “Find a Meetinghouse” link or contact (435) 850-2037.

Adult religion class

Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel — every Wednesday evening from Sept. 2-Nov. 18 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Grantsville Seminary, 115 E. Cherry St. Tuition is $18 per course. Register at the door.

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.

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. 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 (435) 882-4642.

Cornerstone Baptist

Passion for God, compassion for people at 276 E. 500 North in Tooele, phone: (435) 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 (435) 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: (435) 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 español los jueves a las 6 p.m. y los domingos a las 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 focuses 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 (435) 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 8:30 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass(M-Fri) 9 a.m. Confessions 4-4:45 p.m. on Saturday or by appt. Office hours, M-Fri 10-2. Our office is closed on Tues. (435)882-3860. St. Marguerite Pre-K-8th Grade Elementary School (435)882-0081. We are located on the corner of 7th St. and Vine.

Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA)

Any individual or family interested in converting to or joining the Catholic faith, or any baptized Catholic wishing to complete the sacraments of Eucharist or Confirmation may join the RCIA class at St. Marguerite Church beginning Sunday, Sept. 20 at 9:45 a.m. at St. Marguerite School. For more information, please contact Marianne Rutishauser, (435) 882-1485 or (435) 830-2613.

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 (435) 843-5444 for more information.

Bible Baptist Church

We would like to invite you to a good old-fashioned revival with some bluegrass music and old-fashioned preaching every night at 7 p.m. at Bible Baptist Church, located at 286 N. 7th Street in Tooele. Contact Pastor Sinner at (435) 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 (435) 830-1868 or go to www.stansburyparkbc.org.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, on the corner of 7th and Birch, 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. Worship is at 6 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Sundays of the month and at 10 a.m. on all other Sundays. Sunday school at 11:15 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 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.

Tooele First Assembly

Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. Spanish services: Escuela dominical a las 2 p.m., y el servicio general a las 3 p.m. Services are held at 127 N. 7th Street.

Tooele Springs Calvary Chapel

A verse-by-verse study of God’s word. Sunday service at 10 a.m. Wednesday night Bible study and youth groups at 7 p.m. Men’s, women’s and couple’s Bible studies. Hunting and equestrian fellowship ministries available. Child care provided at all services. For more information, check out our Facebook page or visit www.tooelesprings.org. To hear Bible teaching, download our mobile app. 47 N. Main Street, (435) 962-9427.

Charity

Tooele Children’s Justice Center

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

United Methodist dinner

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

The Tooele Valley Resource Center

The Tooele Valley Resource Center 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, (435) 843-4761.

First Baptist Food Pantry

The First Baptist Church in Tooele is offering an emergency food pantry to meet the needs of our community. The food pantry is available for emergency needs. Hours of operation are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. We are located at 580 S. Main Street. For information call (435) 882-2048.

The Tooele County Food Bank & Grantsville Emergency Food Pantry

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

First Baptist Church Food and Clothing Closet

We have clothing for everyone from newborn to adult. We ask you to take what you need and then pass the information to others. We ask that you call for an appointment as we are not at the church all the time. Contact Linda (435) 849-1849, Sondra (435) 849-3222, or Sandie (435) 830-7876.

Baby blankets needed

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

Moose Lodge

Meals at the Lodge

Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday night dinners include clam chowder or homemade soup, and/or fish baskets (halibut, shrimp), or chicken strips. Saturday night dinners include 12-ounce ribeye or T-bone steak with choice of baked potato/fries, salad and roll; halibut or salmon steak with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll, or Jumbo shrimp with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll. All meals are for a reasonable price. No orders are taken after 8:45. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. After purchase of 10 (ten) meals either Friday/Saturday nights you get a free one. If you have more than four people in your party, please call ahead to ensure the cook can plan better. For members and their guests only.

Live music

On Friday, Sept. 18, Bent Fender will be playing. On Saturday, Sept. 19, Wilson and Harris Band will be playing during the Tri-Lodge weekend at Camp Wapiti from 7-11 p.m. For members and their guests only.

Golf scramble

The Steve Bevan Memorial Patriot’s Day Golf Scramble will take place at Oquirrh Hills Golf Course on Sunday, Sept. 13 with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Tri-Lodge weekend

The fourth annual Tri-Lodge (Elks, Eagles and Moose) weekend is scheduled from Friday, Sept. 18 through Sunday, Sept. 20 at Camp Wapiti in Settlement Canyon. There will be campsites available as well as food, drinks and entertainment.

Annual convention

The Idaho/Utah Moose Association Annual Convention is scheduled for Sept. 24-27 at the lodge in Twin Falls, Idaho. Call the lodge or stop by to register.

Eagles

Sunday breakfasts

There is a breakfast served each Sunday from 9 a.m.-noon. There is a special every Sunday for $5 per person and you can order off the menu for $7 per person or $3 for seniors who order very few items or for kids age 11 and under. The breakfast includes one glass of juice or milk and coffee with refills. Bad beer is available and the food is delicious. Public invited.

Steak nights

The steak night for Sept. 4 is canceled because of the Labor Day holiday. On Sept. 11, the dinner special is a half-and-half, six-ounce steak and three-piece shrimp dinner for $10. On Sept. 18, the special is a five-piece shrimp dinner for $11. On Sept. 25, the special is a 12-ounce sirloin steak for $12.

Planning meeting

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, the planning meeting will be held at the lodge at 6 p.m. All officers are expected to attend along with chairmen of any activities.

Past presidents’ dinner

PMP Corrie Anderson will host the dinner at the Casa del Rey Restaurant in Grantsville on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at 7 p.m. All PPs are invited to attend.

Tri-Lodge campout

The Eagles, Moose and Elks are holding a campout at Camp Wapiti up in Settlement Canyon. Bring your RV and camp out or come for the day/evening. Meals will be served and a good time had by all. More information can be obtained at the lodge or on the Eagles’ Facebook page.

Eagles car show

PWP Clyde Moore will chair the car show on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, from noon-? at the Eagles lodge. There is no entry fee to enter your car. Hamburgers and hot dogs with chips and a drink will be available for $4 for adults and $3 for kids 11 years and under. Bring up your fancy car, and those who do not have one can come and see the masterpieces.

Elks

Friday night dinners

Dinner will be served each Friday night from 6-9 p.m. The menu includes a T-bone for $16.50; halibut for $16.50; shrimp for $12; steak and shrimp for $12; fish and chips for $10 or chicken breast for $10. All items above include your choice of baked potato, French fries or rice pilaf and soup or salad bar.

Thursday night pizza

Come get all the pizza you can eat every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $6.

Monday night dinners

Monday night dinners will begin Sept. 14. More info to come.

Meetings

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

PaintNite Brunch Style

This event takes place Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. In just about two hours while you’re eating brunch, our performing artists will guide you through each painting so that you can come up with your own unique masterpiece. Everything you need will be provided. Cost is $45 per person, with $15 of each purchase going to the General Charity Fund. Tickets will be available online at www.paintnite.com/pages/events/view/saltlakecity/904916. You have to purchase tickets in advance. The last day to purchase tickets is Sept. 10.

Tooele County Historical Society

Monthly meeting

The Tooele County Historical Society’s meeting on Sept. 8 will feature Russell Johnson from Grantsville. His presentation will be about the book he has written, “Stories of My Life.” Russell will report on the interesting and very unique experiences that he and his family and friends have had. Some of his hunting trips are really unbelievable. Our meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Tooele County Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine St. in Tooele. Please park in the rear of the building and enter through the back door. Members and guests are welcome. If you would like to join our organization, our dues are only $10 a year.

Groups and events

Local author seeks photos

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

Tooele Valley Flute Choir

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

Tooele Valley Free Masons

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

Tooele Valley Family History Center

Research your ancestors free with trained FamilySearch volunteers at the Tooele Valley Family History Center, 751 N. 520 East, Tooele. Phone (435) 882-1396. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-9 p.m. Wednesday evenings by appointment only. Special classes offered regularly. Call the center for more information.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Give yourself the gift of health and wellness. Resolve to lose those extra pounds. TOPS can help you achieve your goals and support you in your journey. We provide accountability through weekly weigh-ins and support and encouragement in a non-judgmental environment. TOPS is open to all men, women, teens and preteens. There are now two TOPS chapters in Tooele to accommodate your schedule. UT 330 Tooele meets Tuesday at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 276 E. 500 North. Weigh in from 5:30-6 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m. Call Mary Lou at (435) 830-1150 for information. UT 365 Tooele meets Saturday at 10 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 (435) 882-1442 for information. Also see the TOPS website at www.tops.org.

Tooele Gem and Mineral Rock Club

Tooele Gem and Mineral Rock Club will resume its regular meetings on the second Tuesday of the month starting with Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tooele Applied Technology College (TATC), 88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership is $10 per year. Our annual rock show will be Sept. 25-27 at the Dow James Building, 400 N. 400 West, in conjunction with the Mountain Man Rendezvous. Admission is free. Visit us on Facebook or our website at www.tooelegem.com. For more information, call (435) 882-5752 or email TooeleGemandMineral@gmail.com.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goal of the Sons of Utah Pioneers Settlement Canyon Chapter is to keep our pioneer heritage alive. We do this through histories, stories, artifacts, monuments, museums, service and scholarships. Much of this labor of love is found in the Tooele Pioneer Museum at 47 East Vine in Tooele, as well as various statues and monuments around the county. The Tooele Pioneer Cemetery at the mouth of Settlement Canyon is another of our projects. We are always looking for artifacts and histories as a loan or gift to be displayed for everyone’s benefit at the Tooele Pioneer Museum. If you are interested in the values of honoring past and future pioneers and in visiting their historical settings and learning more about those who settled and shaped Utah, attend our business and education meeting the first Thursday of each month. A potluck dinner followed by various presentations starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the new TATC Center at 88 So. Tooele Blvd. Call Jerry Henson at (435) 882-4917 for more information.

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.

Caregiver Support Group

Join us the third Monday of each month from 2-3 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main St. in Tooele. The Tooele County Health Department’s Aging Services program is the sponsor for these Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups. The groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The meetings encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia. Questions call (435) 277-2456.

Tooele Family Al-Anon

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meeting daily at noon and 8 p.m. at the Oasis Alano Club, 1120 W. Utah Ave. For more information, contact Glenn at (435) 882-1789 or (860) 798-2139.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

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

Tooele County Aging

Tooele County Aging is looking for volunteers to help us meet the needs of seniors in the community. Many seniors require assistance and need rides to doctors or other health professionals. Rides help seniors live more independent lives. Call Holly at (435) 843-4102 for more information. The Grantsville and Tooele Senior Centers also are in need of volunteers. For more information about volunteering at the Grantsville Center, call Dan at (435) 843-4753. For volunteering at the Tooele Center, call Debbie at (435) 843-4103.

Life’s Worth Living Foundation

Suicide support group every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at the TATC, located at 88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. If you struggle with suicidal thoughts or have lost a loved one to suicide, please plan on attending. Please go on Facebook and like our page to keep current with our latest news and events. Contact us on that page. lifesworthlivingfoundation.com.

DAV Chapter 20

The DAV will hold its monthly EC meeting from 7:30-8 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Pioneer Museum. The general membership meeting will follow from 8-9 p.m. In addition, the DAV is looking for three volunteer drivers. No DAV membership is required. Will need a VA physical. Call Curtis Beckstrom at (435) 840-0547 or Ross Curley at (801) 641-9121.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Meetings will be held every third Friday of the month at 1 p.m. Tooele Applied Technology College (TATC) has generously donated their beautiful boardroom for the meetings. This is a very comfortable setting with ample seating and ADA access, located at 88 S. Tooele Blvd. in Tooele (west end of Vine Street). For more information, you may contact Barbara Royal at barbcroyal55@hotmail.com or (801) 656-9673. Look for our booth in the upcoming Senior Expo in September.

Living Well Class

Come attend a free, six-week class on how to live well with chronic conditions or live with someone who has long-term health concerns. Classes will be held on Thursdays through Sept. 3, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Tooele County Health Department building. Promoted by the Tooele County Health Department. Call (435) 277-2454 to register for this class.

Stansbury Art and Literary Society Artist of the Month

Jane Autry is the Stansbury Art and Lit Chamber Wall Gallery artist for the month of September. Her work is highly idealistic, much like the old masters, with an emphasis on eternal themes using age-old techniques but employing modern tools and supplies. This includes a much brighter color palette with an old-fashioned twist, which she loves! She is an idealist to the core, an artist who cherishes high and noble principles. This artwork will be available for the public to view at the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce, 153 S. Main, during their regular business hours.

Yoga by Yerzhan

Yoga by Yerzhan, a professional certified yoga instructor with 25 years experience, is it the Tooele Valley Academy of Dance, 291 N. Main, Tooele, Utah. Mondays from 7-8 p.m. For more information, contact Patricia at (435) 843-7060 or (801) 750-7172.

Fall Craft Boo-tique

Tooele Methodist Women will hold its annual fall boo-tique Oct. 9-10. If you are interested, contact Glenice Moore at (435) 830-1443 to reserve your space.

St. Marguerite Fall Festival

St. Marguerite Catholic Church will be having its annual Fall Festival on Sept. 11-12. On Friday night, there will be a dance for $5 per person with food available for purchase. Doors will open at 5 p.m. On Saturday, admission is free. There will be lots of kids’ games, food, music, raffles, a car show and pony rides. Doors open at 11 a.m. Come join in the fun and support our festival. Contact Debbie McManaman at (435) 843-5331 with any questions.

Yard sale

There will be a yard sale Sept. 5 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at the LDS Church at 1025 W. Utah Ave. All proceeds will benefit Troop 1109, Tooele’s special needs Boy Scout troop. Donations are appreciated. Contact Teresa at (435) 841-7318.

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