Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 9, 2014
Bulletin Board – September 9, 2014


Family history fair

Theme: become a fan of family history. When: Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tooele Valley Family History Center Building at 751 N. 520 East in Tooele.

Dinner in the park

Families of all ages are invited to the free Family Dinner in the Park as part of National Eat Dinner With Your Family Day on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Tooele Swimming Pool Park (55 N. 200 West, Tooele). Dinner will be served from 5:30-7:00 p.m. or until supplies last. This is a family activity. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Enjoy a night of dinner and learn the benefits of eating dinner as a family. Families will be given a coupon (only $5 for the entire family) to swim that evening at the Pratt Aquatic Center. For more information contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at (435)843-2142 or at

Red Cross blood drive

Sept. 9, 3-8 p.m. Tooele Utah Stake, 253 S. 200 East.

Suicide prevention training

Come learn how you can help. These trainings will be held on a regular basis to meet the critical need in our community with increased suicidal ideation and depressive factors. Next meeting is 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 at Tooele City Hall. Sign up now and save your spot, call or email Heidi, 843-2188 or

AARP smart driver class

Class will be held Sept. 19, 2014, at Mountain West Medical Center located at 2055 N. Main St., Tooele. Registration is at 9 a.m., Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Sponsored by MWMC Senior Circle. The cost is $20 for non-members, discount of $5 for members. The class will conclude at 2:30 p.m. All participants must sign up prior to date of class. For more information and to sign up call: 435-843-3690 or 843-3691

Tooele Community Choir

Are you up for a challenge? Join the Tooele Community Choir and Orchestra as we prepare for the 30th annual presentation of Fredrick Handel’s “Messiah.” Rehearsal will begin Oct. 12 at the LDS Chapel on 10th West and Utah Ave. in Tooele at 7 p.m. This is an inter-faith community choir and orchestra. All singers and musicians are invited. For more information, contact Betta Nash at 882-5107 or Dave Young at 882-2094.

Nutcracker open auditions

Tooele Valley Academy of Dance auditions for the Nutcracker performance will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. at 291 N. Main Tooele. Older youth and adults needed for the party scene. No dance experience needed. See website for more information:, click on Nutcracker auditions.

Tooele County Choral Society

The Tooele County Choral Society is once again holding open auditions for singers to join us for our 10th-annual Christmas season and beyond. We are looking for both men and women to join us. We rehearse every Saturday night from 7-9 p.m. Please call Denise McCubbins at (435) 224-5032 for audition information.

Historic Benson Gristmill

The Benson Gristmill will be open this year. We need volunteers and donations. Please contribute $1, or more, for each family member. The Indians, trappers, explorers, pioneers, farmers, ranchers and miners all camped, rested and got water at Twin Springs. Please bring donations to the boxes at the Benson Gristmill.


Red Cross blood drive

Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Grantsville High School, 155 E. Cowboy Drive.

Clark Farmers Market

The Farmers Market at Clark Historic Farm will run Saturdays through the end of September, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Meet friends and shop, or sell local produce, crafts, jewerly and more in the pleasant market atmosphere under the trees at the farm. Vendors can contact Shaun Johnson at

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.

Stansbury Park

Benson Gristmill

The Pumpkin Walk is returning to the Benson Gristmill on Oct. 17-18. We are looking for groups wanting to enter our Pumpkin Display Contest. We also need entertainers, food vendors, volunteers and various other vendors who would like to have a booth at this event. Please contact Jodi at the Mill from Thursday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by email


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.

Red Cross blood drive

Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Stansbury High School, 5300 N. Aberdeen Lane.


TJHS Community Council Elections

The next TJHS Community Council Meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend. The main business item will be elections. There are openings on the TJHS Community Council for two parent members. You may file to run for this position by contacting the TJHS office or by attending the meeting on September 18th. You may also be nominated to run. Committee members must have a student enrolled at TJHS during the first year they are elected. Terms are for two years. Voting will be open Sept 18, 19 and 22.

Chinese immersion 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.

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).


2015 Garden Tour Applications and Nominations

The Master Gardeners are accepting applications and nominations for the 2015 Spring Garden Tour that will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015. If you have a great yard you’d like to be considered for the Tour, or know someone that does, contact Jay Cooper at or 435-830-1447.

Plant Diagnostic Clinic

From now through September, the USU Extension and the Tooele Master Gardeners conduct a free Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. at the USU Extension Office, 151 N. Main Street, in Tooele. Bring in your horticulture samples for diagnosis and get your questions answered.

Canning tomatoes hands-on workshop

Offered by the USU Extension on Friday, Sept. 12, from 6-9 p.m. You’ll learn the latest techniques and safe approaches on how to can tomatoes using both water bath and pressure canning methods, and you’ll take home two jars of freshly processed tomatoes. Cost is $6. Register at or by contacting Darlene at 435-840-4404 or

Take the pressure out of pressure canning

Class offered by the USU Extension held on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, from 6-9 p.m. If you’re intimidated by your pressure canner, this class is for you. Learn how to safely use your pressure cooker while you are canning two jars of low acid foods. Cost is $6. Session is held at the USU Extension Office kitchen at 151 N. Main, Tooele. Register at or contact Darlene at 435-840-4404 or


Heavy Duty Diesel

The Heavy Duty Diesel Technician program is now accepting new students. Utah wage for entry level technicians is $14.46-$18.85 per hour. Enroll today and start right away. Call Student Services at 435-248-1800 for more information.

Scholarship fundraiser

Tooele Applied Technology College’s Scholarship fundraiser the Annual ATV Roundup has been rescheduled for Sept. 20, 2014. Mark your calendars and join us for this exciting ride.


Adult Education

Monday, Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. ESL class Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Adult Education will be closed Oct. 16, 17, 31; Nov. 26-28; Dec. 22 to Jan. 2. Dec. 19 is the last day of the term.

Utah Hunter Education Courses

Classes at Tooele County Health Building at 151 N. Main Street Sept. 9, 11, 16, 17, 18 and range Sept. 20. Range times to be announced. State law requires students to attend all sessions of class. All students must purchase a hunter education voucher for $10. For more information, call Gene at 882-4767 or Bryan at 882-6795.

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.


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 or contact 435-850-8211.


BYU Adult Religion Class start Sept. 2 and run through Dec. 2, 2014, on Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. Subject: Doctrine and Covenants. Location: Grantsville Seminary building. Subject taught by Darin Griffith. Tuition is $21 per course or $2.50 per lecture. Registration at the door 15 minutes before class.

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

What does Jesus say about everyday situations? That’s what we’ll learn in a series through the Gospels in a chronological order of Jesus’ life. Join us in learning and in worship of the Lord, and serve him by serving those around us. Sunday Bible study: 9:45 a.m. Worship: 11 a.m. Tooele First Baptist — 580 S. Main St.; 882-2048

United Methodist Church

Fall Boo-Tique: The Boo-tique will be held Oct. 10-11. If you would like to have a space to sell your craft, contact Glenice Moore at 435-830-1443 for more information.


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.

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: 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

All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 5-8 p.m. $8 for adults, $4 for children 10 and under at Saint Marguerite Catholic School 15 S. Seventh Street


Saint Marguerite Catholic Church will be holding the annual Fall Festival on Sept. 12-13 at 15 S. 7th Street. Festivities are 5-11 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Come join the fun and enjoy lots of food, kids games, entertainment, raffles and great company. Questions, contact Debbie McManaman 435-843-5331.


St. Marguerite Catholic Community welcomes you to worship with us. Our liturgy schedule is as follows: Worship schedule: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. Office hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from Mon-Fri. Closed Tuesday. Sunday school 9 a.m. (435) 882-3860. Elementary & Jr. High- (435) 882-0081. 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

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 at 10 a.m., Sunday School at 11:15 a.m., on the second sunday of the month, worship at 3 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


New Life Christian Fellowship is hosting a Women’s Conference Septe. 19-20. The cost is $40. For more information please call the office 435-843-7430 or go to

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 Parking and entrance in back of building.


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.

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 dinner

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.

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 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.

DAV Chapter 20

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.


Eagle Steak Night

The Eagles Auxiliary will serve Steak Dinners on Friday, Sept. 12 from 6:30-8:45 p.m. The special for tonight is a 16-ounce rib eye steak for $15. All members and guests are invited to come and eat, and support your Aerie and Auxiliary.

Breakfasts, something new:

Breakfast will be served every Sunday in September. The menu is the same as always and there is a special every Sunday. Bad Beer is available. Public invited.

Auxiliary meeting changed

The second meeting of the Auxiliary has been changed to Monday, Sept. 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Potato and salad bar

On Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, Auxiliary Chairman Diana Lujan will have a Potato/Salad Bar. The cost is $7 per person and there will be a raffle. All proceeds will go to the Eagles Cancer Fund.

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 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 taken after 8:45 p.m. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. For members and their guests only. After buying 10 meals either Friday or Saturday night, you get a free one.

Special events:

Tri-lodge Fraternal get-together Sept. 19-21 at Camp Wapiti. Call Elks, Eagles or Moose Lodges for more info. For members and their guests.

Elks Lodge

Dinner and Comedy Show

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, dinner at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Dinner and show is $30 per person, show only is $20 per person. Please sign up at lodge or contact Trish at 435-882-2408. Comics are coming from Wiseguys.

Tooele County Historical Society

Featured speaker

Our featured speaker for the Tooele County Historical Society meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at 7 p.m. will be Gene White. His presentation will be about The ‘Demon’ Murder in Desolate Rush Valley as told by sheriff Alma White of Tooele County to Neldon E. Baldwin. This will be an intriguing event you’ll all want to hear about.

Our meeting will be held at the Tooele County Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine Street in Tooele. Parking is in the rear of the building. Please enter through the back door and take the ramp down to the meeting room. Members and guests are welcome. If you would like to join our organization, our dues are only $5 per year.

Historical books

Tooele County Historical Society’s books will be available to purchase at our meeting. The History of Tooele County Volume II is $30, The Mining, Smelting, and Railroading in Tooele is $20, and we also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends. Please call Alice Dale at 882-1612 if you would like to purchase these books.

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.

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).

Ready, set, school! Preschool hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. the Tooele Family Center has a fun activity hour learning, singing, and creating. This class is for all children 0-5 years old. 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).

Kindergarten readiness

This Tooele Family Center-PIRC is offering a free five-week workshop for both parent and child. Your child will participate in a preschool introducing skills that are needed for kindergarten while you participate in a class that will give you tips and ideas of how to make your child’s education years successful. Your child must be 4 years old and beginning kindergarten in September 2015. Next session September 17th. Please call the center for more details and to sign-up. Phone # 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St. Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).


Groups and events

The Tooele Senior Center will be hosting a senior “Golden Mile” event Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Skyline Park in Tooele from 9-11 a.m. This event is for all seniors in Tooele County to walk around the park for fun an exercise. You may walk any distance you wish. Prizes, medals and fun. Call 435-843-4110 to register for event. No charge for this event.

LDS Singles Activity

All singles 31 and older are invited to a Single Adult Conference on Sept. 12-13. Friday there will be a dinner and a dance at 6 p.m. with a Mexican flare. Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. there will be workshops themed “fitness counts.” Develop yourself spiritually, physically, mentally and socially. Lunch will be served. All events will be held at the Cedar View building at 691 E. Cedar View Street. Call Sister DeAngelo for more information, 435-849-6634.

Live Fit

Live Fit’s Fit to Win fall 12-week wellness and fat loss program beginning Monday, Sept. 15. Register at Open to all Tooele County adults and Tooele County businesses.

Women in the Outdoors

Women in the Outdoors will be held Sept. 12-14, 2014, at Camp Wapiti (Settlement Canyon in Tooele, Utah). Contact Cleora Evans at 435-830-7802 or Margaret Walters at 435-339-9203 for more information. Activities offered: hand gun, rigle, archery, fly fishing, self defense, crafts, etc.

Rush Valley Stockton Camp fundraiser

Vendors and crafters are wanted for a fund raiser Sept. 13, 2014, at the Stockton town hall parking lot from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Booth rental is $20. Proceeds will be used to purchase a display case for the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. For info: Lela Anderson 435-882-8785. To reserve a booth: Nadine West

Benson Gristmill Farmers Market

Benson Gristmill Farmers Market, 325 State Road 138, Stansbury Park, Saturdays beginning July 12 through October at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SNAP EBT accepted.


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.

Ophir Historical District

The Ophir Historical District will be open Saturdays through Sept. 20 (weather permitting). Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call (435)849-0254 or (435)830-2120.

Breez’n Barrels Club 2014 fundraiser

Open to the public Sept. 13 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Bit N’ Sput Arena in Tooele. We would like to make upgrades to the rodeo grounds and track. This year’s fundraiser will help fund extra-curricular activities iand is for all you horse lovers out there. All classes will be $5. Learn how to take care of horses: brushing, cleaning feet and proper care, saddling, bridling and precautions. We have horses available for all kids to ride, and club members to teach barrel and pole bending. If you are interested in being a vendor, booth rental is $20. For questions, call Breezie at 435-841-2403, Carra at 435-841-2582 or Kylee at 435-841-0293.

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.

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.

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

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 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

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Tooele Applied Technology College (TATC) Auditorium at 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 “Festival of the Old West” Annual Rock Show and Sale, held in conjunction with the Mountain Man Rendezvous, is Sept. 26-28 and admission is free. Visit us on Facebook,, 435-882-5752 or

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. 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 pot-luck dinner followed by various presentations starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the Tooele Senior Citizens Center at 53 E. Vine. Call Gene White at 435-882-0805 for additional 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.


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

Tooele Family Al-Anon

Wednesdays at 11am at 77 West 400 North. For questions or more information, please call Allene at (435)830-0465 or Elizabeth at (435)884-0825 or (435)241-9200.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a program based on the 12 steps of AA. FA is a fellowship of individuals who through shared experiences and mutual support are recovering from the disease of food addiction. Meetings are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Museum, 47 East Vine Street, Tooele, Utah. Enter at back entrance on north side of building. For more information contact Millicent at 435-882-7094 or Carolyn at 435-882-0805.

Class reunions

Tooele class of 1949

You are all invited to a free lunch. Bring your partner to Golen Corral at 1 p.m., 3399 W. 3500 South in Salt Lake City. Reservations are a must no later than Sept 4. Lunch will be Sept 18. For more information, call Geln Rupp at 801-250-5313, Lorna Call at 801-376-1512 or Louise Busico at 435-882-2009. Hope to see you there.

Tooele 1943

The Class of 1943 will be meeting at Denny’s Restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at 1 p.m. If you know of anyone from our class, please call Joseph Stephens at 882-0543.

Tooele 1954

The class of ‘54 reunion is scheduled for September 26 and 27, for the Tooele High School Homecoming date. We are looking for missing classmates: Joyce Olsen, Loretta Padgen, Kaye Roth, Helen Hendee, Norma Lou Russell, Veda Edwards, Helen Phelps, Shirley Drysdale, Eva Bates, Joe Hansen, Dorthey Begay, Phyllis Spradling, Carmen Montoya, Margaret Krolak, Geraldine Gardner, Geniel Bridges, Sharon Thomas, JoAnn Bevan, Marcia Sharp, Helen Hndee, Anadelle Schueter, Karen Nelson and Marybell Tonioli. Anyone having information about any of them is encouraged to contact Lila Duffin Atkin at (435) 830-0261, or email at


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