JANUARY, 2018

January 1, 2018

We have a new program this year. It centers around getting your Bucket List done. We have Workshops, a new Book Club, place to do Quilting and a Weekly Temple Night. That is just for January.

If you have something that you would like to do for your bucket list please send an email to us through the Contact Us on this website. (Link is below)

THANKS TO ALL OF OUR HELPERS WE WAS ABLE TO PUT TOGETHER 297 SNACK PACK AND GIVE THEM TO THE GRANITE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION.

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WEEKLY TEMPLE NIGHT

BRASS SPONSOR: Dianne Yancey and or BRASS Committee Members

WHERE: Salt Lake Temple

WHEN: Starting January 3rd – Every Wednesday Night
Meet at the Cafeteria at 6:00 p.m., then go to the 7:00 pm session.

Come meet with BRASS Committee members to renew your spirituality.

More information contact Dianne Yancey at 801-662-8124

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CREATING A BRIGHTER DAY WORKSHOP! By MARK JARDINE

BRASS SPONSOR: Mark Jardine
WHERE: Hillside Stake Center 1425 S. 1900 E. Salt Lake City SEE MAP BELOW

WHEN: Saturday,January 20, 2017 Starting at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Afterwards the Snack Pack brigade until 4 p.m. See following announcement

“Creating A Brighter Day”: Living and practicing the gospel of Jesus Christ brings great hope in life. Often, however, life’s difficulties persist even in the context of the gospel. As a therapist my life was spent helping people find ways to build skills in order to “create a brighter day.” This class will focus on practical skills found in “mindfulness practices” to enhance your life and “create a brighter day.”

We will define what mindfulness is, how it can help create a positive life outlook and philosophy, and give you skills to “create a brighter day”.

Mark Jardine Bio: Mark has bachelors degrees in English Literature (BA) and Music (BS) from the University of Utah. He also has a masters degree in Social Work from the University of Utah. He is now retired but he worked for 32 years for Valley Mental Health / Valley Behavioral Health as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW: therapist) working primarily with severely and persistently mentally ill adults.

Link to Map:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/1425+S+1900+E,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT+84108/@40.7381226,-111.8410037,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x8752600c5c67d229:0x9178647b648ef8ea!8m2!3d40.7386022!4d-111.8362401

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SNACK PACK HELPING HANDS

WHEN: JANUARY 20TH right after the workshops from 3-4 p.m.

WHAT IS THIS: Help us put the Snack Packs together. if you can please bring one of the following foods to help out.
Snack packs are an ongoing project that enables social workers, teachers and administrators to provide a snack to hungry students. Students who are hungry cannot focus in class and have a higher occurrence of negative behavior.

Packs include:
a granola bar or crackers
a juice box or pouch
a small snack (fruit snacks, cookies)
package into a quart size Ziploc bag.

Sponsoring Organization Info
Granite Education Foundation serves the 68,000 students in the Granite School District. Our students come from a variety of circumstances and backgrounds with 65% living at or below poverty, approximately 40,000 children. In partnership with individuals and organizations, the Foundation strives to fill the basic needs for these children. Support is given in a variety of ways including coats, shoes, hygiene items, and holiday assistance. Over the past few years Granite Education Foundation has become increasingly aware of the hunger epidemic among our students. In an effort to fight this hunger epidemic, GEF has partnered the the Utah Food Bank to provide 22, once a month, mobile pantry stops in Granite School District. GEF also supports 11 in-school pantries. The in-school pantries rely heavily on the donations of individuals and organizations. It is an enormous task that can only be done with the help of volunteers. If you are looking for a way to serve those in your community please consider a project sponsored by the Granite Education Foundation.

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2018 Quilt Days - All are Welcome

Quilt Days are held at

BRASS SPONSOR: Mary Evans 801-326-9550
WHERE: LDS HOSPITAL Huntsman Education Center Auditorium
8th Avenue and C Street Salt Lake City
WHEN: Starting January 23rd and Every 4th Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m

COST: Free, buy your own lunch.

All Quilters are welcome and needed!! Valet parking is available. Bring a Quilt you are working on. If you don’t know how to quilt this is the place to learn. No you do not have to be there the whole time.

Link to Map
https://www.google.com/maps/search/LDS+Hospital+8th+Ave+%26+C+Street/@40.7784606,-111.8822249,17z/data=!3m1!4b1

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BOOK CLUB

BRASS SPONSORS: Donene Polson and Ken Allred

WHERE: Anderson-Foothill Branch City Library 1135 South 2100 East

WHEN: Starting January 30, 2018 Meet at 7:00 p.m.

BOOK: Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living

AUTHOR: Pema Chodron

Contact Donene Polson at 801-557-3703 for a copy of the book

Link to Map
https://www.google.com/maps/place/1135+S+2100+E,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT+84108/@40.744452,-111.8323597,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x875260750a50b4dd:0x775c920ebb54a60!8m2!3d40.744448!4d-111.830171

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Helping the Refugee Scout troup

We are collecting Scout Uniforms for the Burmese Jungle Refugee Scout Troop 1262 program. Money Donations would also be welcome to help them BUY uniforms and other scouting activities. Contact Mary Evans at 801-326-9550.

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