Category Archives: History

Library Fans Unite!

Authored by: Kelsy Thompson, Public Relations Coordinator, Salt Lake County Library Are you a library fan? Has the library changed your life in some meaningful way? We want to hear about it! Salt Lake County Library fans are showing their … 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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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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Setting boundaries with others: a necessity in interpersonal relationships

Authored by: Kent Larson, Family Therapist Last fall brought this country one of the most divisive elections I have ever seen in my lifetime (and I am old).  The contention created has been seen in the workplace, at family and … Continue reading

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What are you doing for others?

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill Service is a big word. Service is a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Authored by: Carolyn Hansen, Salt Lake County Youth Services Director I wanted to take the time to reflect on 2016 and remember the dedicated staff, community partners, volunteers, and donors who made it possible for us to provide the shelter, … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Kindness Day!

Authored by: Corylyn Ybarra, Manager of Shelter-Programs at Salt Lake County Youth Services Did you know there is a day set aside to celebrate kindness? I am not sure what to think about this. Do we need a day to … Continue reading

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