Now You Know (Aug. 23, 2023)

DUP Convention

Sevier Center and Sevier North Company, Daughters of Utah Pioneers present their annual convention to be held Monday, Aug. 28, at the Richfield LDS stake center, 150 North, 400 West in Richfield. The theme “The Rest of The Story” celebrates women whose husbands served in the Mormon Battalion. All members and friends of DUP are invited to attend. Officer’s meeting begins at 10 a.m. and the program begins at 11 a.m. Lunch will follow with a fee of $8, which needs to be submitted to your local DUP camp asap.

Entrepreneur assistance

Snow College is offering a list of classes to help entrepreneurs and/or their employees. You can apply for Custom Fit to assist with reimbursement of the costs. Classes started Monday, but you have until Aug. 28 to get into a class and get started. A lot of these are online which makes it even easier. Contact Christine Hanks at 435-893-2252 or by email at christine.hanks@snow.edu with questions.

Family Search Center classes

The Family Search Center, located at 175 West Center in Richfield, has announced August classes to be held on the following dates and times:

  • Sunday, Aug. 20 – 5 p.m. – German Research
  • Monday Aug. 21 – 3 p.m. – Norwegian Research
  • Tuesday, Aug. 22 – 11 a.m. Fun Activities on Family Search – 3 p.m. Adding Memories – 7 p.m. Getting Started on Family Search
  • Wednesday, Aug. 23 – 11 a.m. Virtual Pedigree – 3 p.m. Danish Research
  • Thursday, Aug. 24 – 11 a.m. Adding Sources – 3 p.m. My Heritage

Interfaith service day

In remembrance of 9/11, there will be a community interfaith service day sponsored by the Sevier Valley Interfaith Council and Just Serve. This event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 13 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall from noon to 7 p.m. There will also be a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Links can be found on justserve.org or redcrossblood.org with sponsor code: September 11. For more information, contact Laurie Rose (435) 896-8020.

A Light To Remember

Thursday, Aug. 31, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Richfield City Park. Country “Forest” Roads will be providing the entertainment, we will have a dinner in the park, and a luminary program. A Light to Remember is a lantern tribute to remember those lost to overdose, to recognize those in recovery, and to provide support and resources for all. Events are planned around International Overdose Awareness Day which is observed annually in August.

Please fill out the survey to help with funding – usu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1GGVGzmNw5zHbh4

Mobile outreach clinic

The NOWCAP Black Lung Clinic in located in Price has announced that its Outreach Mobile Clinic will be coming to Richfield to provide pulmonary screenings for all miners, whether active, retired or former.

They will be screening for Black Lung at the Richfield Lion’s Park, Wednesday through Thursday, Sept. 12-14, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sign up early! To schedule an appointment, please call (435) 613-8790.

Farmer’s Market dates

The Central Utah Food Truck Rally and Farmer’s Market is starting up again for the season. Each Monday it will run from 5 to 8 p.m. Set up can begin at 4 p.m. Contact Sandra Castles (435) 231-1319 for Food Truck information and Elizabeth Geer (435) 201-0115 for Vendor information.

Richfield City Park dates are – Aug. 28; Sept. 11 and 18 (free event).

Monroe City Park dates are –Sept. 4.

Artistic displays

Granary Arts is presents two new exhibitions: Gathering Light by Beth Krensky and The More That Is Taken Away by Ben Altman, which will be on view Wednesday, Aug. 30 through Friday Jan. 19, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Join Granary Arts for the artist reception of the two new exhibitions Friday, Sept. 1 from 6-8 p.m.

These exhibitions are curated by Granary Arts in partnership with Americans and the Holocaust: A Traveling Exhibition for Libraries, an educational initiative of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the American Library Association, hosted by Snow College Karen H. Huntsman Library. Americans and the Holocaust is on view at the Snow College Karen H. Huntsman Library from Sept. 4 through Oct. 11. For more information, visit www.snow.edu/library/.

For more information, call 435-283-3456 or visit Granary Arts at 86 N. Main St. in Ephraim.