Monthly Archives: March 2017

The County Library Celebrates National Poetry Month

Authored by: Crystal Snider, Public Services Librarian, Salt Lake County Library Every April, organizations, schools, and libraries across the country come together to celebrate poetry as an art form and recognize its cultural importance. In honor of this month-long event, … Continue reading

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Art Makes a Difference

Authored by: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Program Coordinator at Cyprus High School Each year, Salt Lake County Youth Services facilitates the “I Make Difference” art contest for youth ages 10-21. The theme changes every year, but it always coincides with Earth Day. It … Continue reading

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Celebrate Social Workers

Authored by: Carolyn Hansen, Salt Lake County Youth Services Director Many social workers celebrated World Social Work Day this week and have been officially celebrating their careers since 1983, though they have been helping others since the 1800’s. Since the … Continue reading

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Spring and its many opportunities

Authored By: Kent Larson, Family Therapist Why are people so excited about spring? Who cares what the weather is outside?  Doesn’t life just go on no matter the season of the year? Though some, who are in the minority, may … Continue reading

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Math & Science Night

Authored by: Michael Cox, Family Therapist On March 8th 2017 over 200 students, parents and community members from the Kearns Township gathered at Kearns Junior High to solve a mystery; Who “killed” Principal Bell?  While no harm came to Kearns … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner!

Authored by: Maria Drummond, Recreational Therapist for Salt Lake County Youth Services Did you know… Each year, Salt Lake City hosts the largest Irish celebration in Utah? Organized by the Hibernian Society of Utah, the SLC St. Patrick’s Day parade … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement Partnerships with Salt Lake County Youth Services

Authored by Kari Larsen, Youth Services Juvenile Receiving Center – F.A.S.T. Case Manager and Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager Salt Lake County Youth Services works closely with local law enforcement and specifically with the Salt Lake County’s Sherriff’s Department. Youth … Continue reading

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