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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Utah Food Bank and Central Utah Food Sharing partner with Boy Scouts of America to Collect Food for local Families

 

 

Utah Food Bank and its partner agencies across the state are working with the Boy Scouts of America to help Fight Hunger Statewide during the 28th annual Scouting for Food, scheduled for Saturday, March 22.

This food drive comes at a critical time when supplies at emergency food pantries are beginning to thin following the holiday season.

“It is so rewarding to see the Boy Scouts of America, the Utah National Parks Council, the Trapper Trails Council, the Great Salt Lake Council, and the Utah National Guard all working together to help fight hunger within their own communities,” said Ginette Bott, Utah Food Bank chief development officer. “The food gathered across the state will have a great impact on the one in five Utah kids at risk of missing a meal today.”

Scouts will be delivering food donation bags to homes statewide during the week of March 17. Residents statewide are encouraged to leave food donations on their doorstep by 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 22, using either the bag provided or any other bag or box. Local Boy Scouts will be going door-to-door collecting the donations that will then be delivered to Central Utah Food Sharing.

Donated food should be commercially packaged and non-perishable items. Most needed food items include beef stew, chili, peanut butter, boxed and canned meals, canned meats, and canned fruits and vegetables, soups, and macaroni and cheese.

“The food donations received from our community will be used to help neighbors and friends in our own community,” said Roene Shaw of Central Utah Food Sharing. “Families who go without food look a lot like you and me. They are our neighbors, co-workers and friends, and they need our help.”

 

 

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

The annual Adult Recognition Banquet of the southern area (SevierCounty) of the Arapeen District of the Boy Scouts of America will be held Thursday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m. at the Richfield Youth Center in place of the monthly roundtable. This banquet is to honor some of the local scout leaders for service they have given to the boys and leaders in the scouting program during the past year. Awards will be given this year for 2nd Miler and District Awards of Merit. The meal is a potluck dinner by wards and all scout leaders are encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

The NSHS Lady Wolves volleyball team would like to invite everyone to their last home game tonight, Wednesday, October 23.  This is Senior Night, and the senior teammates, Brynn Okerlund, Lainey Edwards, Devyn Sorensen, and Megan Johnson have decided to make this a ‘PINK’ game- giving light to Breast Cancer Awareness and Early Detection.  Players will be wearing pink, and encourage fans to do so as well.  Pink tee’s will be available for $10 with all profits being donated to Breast Cancer Awareness.

These seniors will be paying special tribute to local cancer survivors and are excited to play ball after the first ‘honorary serve’ is attacked by a special local cancer survivor—you’ll want to attend to find out who!!

The senior girls are encouraging all women to “get a mammo scheduled for our mommas’ and to call either theGunnisonValleyHospital(435-528-2125) or theSevierValleyMedicalCenter(893-0262) to schedule mammograms.

“We want everyone to keep in mind that early detection saves lives,” said Brynn Okerlund,” one of the event’s organizers.

In addition, if you mention “Mammo for Momma” when calling in October to schedule your appointment between now and the end of the year, you will receive a special gift at the time of your appointment.

Freshmen will start playing at 3:30 p.m. with JV to follow, and Varsity is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

“You won’t want to miss this PINK game,” said Okerlund. “Come out and support your Lady Wolves as they take on Emery!”

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Gunnison Valley Home Care & Hospice  “Run to Remember”

Support Gunnison Valley Home Care & Hospice’s annual 5KRun /Walk fundraising event.  This year our event will be held at Palisade State Park in Sterling, Utah.  Event date is September 28, 2013.  Pre-registration 8:30 am and Run/Walk begins at 9:00 am.

This year’s theme is “Run Any Race At Any Pace”.  Participants range in age from 1 to 99 years old.  We have competitive 5K runners, parents with their children, and of course our Hospice families.  For our Hospice family members this is an opportunity to honor and remember their loved one, and reunite with the Gunnison Valley Hospice staff that provided them care.

I’m sure you are wondering what we do with the money we raise.  Our Hospice provides “end of life care” to families in our communities, with or without insurance.  This fundraiser also helps support our grief and bereavement efforts for our Hospice families for up to one year after the death of a loved one.

We would like to thank the local community merchants in advance for their generosity in helping us obtain items for our prize drawing for all participants.  Special thanks to the Palisade State Park staff and rangers.

Participation Fee:  $15.00 for adults     $5.00 children (12 under)

Donations Accepted

For More information or pre –registration :   Call Gunnison Valley Home Care & Hospice

435-528-3955   Toll free:  1-800-324-1801

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

The community is invited to join in this week for homecoming to celebrate and honor the alumni of NSHS. The theme is “Throwback Wolf Pack”. The Booster Club has askedSalinaresident Maurice Rasmussen to deliver the game ball on Friday since he is the oldest living North Sevier Alumni… as far as can be determined!! (He will be 99 in 3 weeks.)  He attended NSHS from 1928-1932, and played football here from 1929-1931.  He then went to BYU on a football scholarship. He was there for one season.

The homecoming activities begin Tuesday with the King and Queen assembly on Tuesday, September 17 at 12:45 at the NSHS, and golf plays at Millsite and Soccer will hostGunnison.

Wednesday there is a lip sync assembly scheduled for 12:45 at the NSHS, and the cross country team travels to Emery to participate in the Emery Splash ‘n Dash.  In addition, there will be a powder puff football game that evening beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday there is a pep assembly scheduled and soccer will hostALAand volleyball will host South Sevier.

Friday is a big day with the parade beginning at a new time this year—4:30. The parade route starts on 400 N then turns left on 400 W.  It will continue to 100 N, where it turns left and continues down to 100 W, then continues back down to 400 N and ends in the back parking lot of the NSHS.

Families are invited to attend the parade, then stay to the tailgate party at 5:30 on the football field.  The menu for this week’s game is Pulled Pork sandwiches with all the trimmings for only $5.  Also, anyone who wears their old jersey, lettermen jacket, NS attire, etc will get $1 off regular admission price to the game.  Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m. against Layton Christian.

Everyone is invited to come early, show your spirit, and enjoy visiting at the tailgate. Go Wolves!

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013