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Utahns can participate for first time in National Diabetes Prevention Program

The first opportunity has arrived for Utahns to participate in the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), the Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) announced.

Jazz, Larry H. Miller Charities to give $25,000 for basketball court

Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Charities announced Aug. 27 that a grant of $25,000 has been awarded to Midvale to build a new community basketball court. The entities were excited about putting a court in the Midvale area because of the developments in and around the area, Larry H. Miller Charities President Jay Francis said.

City of West Jordan team awarded for application of geospatial technology

The City of West Jordan was honored with a “Special Achievement in GIS Award” recently at a user conference. The city was one of 170 teams honored from 350,000 organizations around the world for use of Esri's geographic information system technology.

Playground Philanthropy: South Jordan Rotary fundraising for the disabled

The South Jordan Rotary is on the move towards a playground that disabled and non-disabled children alike can use, with a major function to boost the necessary funding.

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation offers smoke and mirrors

The county office offered conflicting stories and misinformation about the county's recreation centers.

Hopi Indians, South Jordan Rotary forge bond

It’s not Squanto and the Pilgrims. But the Hopi Indians and South Jordan Rotary have a rather unique relationship.

Who Let the Dogs Out?

It was about the canines (and cats, unexpectedly) at the first Dog Days of Holladay Celebration Saturday morning at Holladay City Plaza, where an animal shelter benefited greatly.

Blue Moon Festival imagines again

The Blue Moon Festival can’t always happen during, you know, a blue moon. Perhaps the best word to address that reality describes exactly what the festival needed.

Wellness Working in South Jordan

More than 2,300 attended the South Jordan Be Well Utah function, making it the largest Be Well Utah event only after the main event at Rice-Eccles Stadium.


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