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The Commission On Youth Annual Awards and Wrap Up

Authored by Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager Each year the Commission On Youth Board which is staffed by Salt Lake County Youth Services and appointed by the Salt Lake County Mayor, present volunteers with a prestigious award for their … 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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Thank You to Our Volunteers and Staff

Authored by Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager The Angel Tree campaign is always a great way to usher in the holiday season and heighten our awareness of those in need. We appreciate Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams coming … Continue reading

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Suicide: Speak out, Reach out

Authored By: Gina Percival, Public Relations and Volunteer Coordinator Everybody has been touched by suicide. It could have been either because somebody you knew attempted/committed suicide or just because you saw it reported on the news. It doesn’t matter how … Continue reading

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Making ImPACTful Memories Together on National Family Literacy Day

Authored by: Anna Zanarini, Early Literacy Librarian at the County Library Did you know that November 1 is National Family Literacy Day? Celebrated across the U.S., Family Literacy Day is the celebration and promotion of families – parents, children, grandparents … Continue reading

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Keeping the Lights On Afterschool

Authored By: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Program Coordinator, Cyprus High School Every October, millions of students, parents, teachers, community members and afterschool program staff celebrate and recognize the importance of Afterschool Programs with Lights On events. Beginning in 2000 and spearheaded … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Week

Authored by: Janae Briggs, Prevention and Outreach Case Manager It’s that time of year again! Here at Youth Services and throughout the valley schools and businesses are encouraging participation in activities to raise awareness  to the dangers of drugs and … Continue reading

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