Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving Dinner with all the Trimmings

By Caitlin Adams, Milestone Transitional Living Program Case Manager On Saturday, November 21st, Journey Up Mentor Project (JUMP), hosted a wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner celebration at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Sandy. Milestone participants, staff, and their families were all in attendance. More than … Continue reading

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Utah Gives Back at the Christmas Box House

By Mike Varanakis, Youth Services Public Information Officer We had an incredible morning on November 12th at The Christmas Box House with some exciting visitors adding an early holiday touch to the campus. The Christmas Box House provides assistance to … Continue reading

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Finding STEM in Everyday Life

By Ricky Vigil, Youth Services Afterschool Program Coordinator Growing up, I didn’t like science… at least, I didn’t think I liked science. I spent more time trying to find the silliest-named elements on the periodic table than memorizing atomic weights … Continue reading

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Youth Justice Awareness Month Honorees

By JD Green, Youth Services Crisis Services Manager On October 27, 2015, Salt Lake County Youth Services was honored to be invited to the  Youth Advocates of the Year award ceremony hosted by Juvenile Justice Services at the Salt Lake Valley … Continue reading

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Lake Ridge Elementary Receives Halloween Treat

By Sally Hannon, Youth Services Afterschool Program Coordinator Lake Ridge Elementary Afterschool Program received a Halloween surprise from the  Unified Police Department Gang Prevention Task Force. Students and staff went all out with costumes, arts and crafts, and ended the day participating … Continue reading

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