In an effort to combat the rising drug and alcohol addiction problem in our community, several mental and public health organizations collaborated to start USARA. Though their original responsibility was to plan Recovery Day activities, their advocacy work has expanded. The Recovery Center is a space to find solutions that go beyond treatment programs – which aren’t a financial possibility for everyone – and to get personal support if your loved ones are battling addiction.
Although Salt Lake City doesn’t yet have a strong boxing culture, the introduction of this youth enrichment program might be the beginning of a tradition. Promise South Salt Lake – an initiative to invigorate that community has made promises for the success and well-being of local children, and the PAL boxing program provides structure, discipline, and encouragement for those who need it most.
Surprisingly, The Beehive hasn’t featured its namesake until now! But we couldn’t wait any longer. These insects, and the living structures they build are crucial to our environmental health – especially the food supply. The Wasatch Beekeepers Association is an organization of people that encourages a hive in every backyard, providing community, education and support for newcomers and old hands alike.
The rise in the DIY and craft beer movements has brought more women into the fold of homebrewing. And because the men that they brew with can take over sometimes, groups of local homebrewing and beer-loving women have formed their own clubs – to build community and work on their craft.
While we keep working out the kinks on our new website, you can find information about the songs you’ve heard on KRCL at nowplayingonkrcl.tumblr.org.
The most recent show will pop right up, and you can search archives by clicking the button that looks like a file cabinet at the top of the page. Stay tuned for some great playlist features, coming to this site, that are right around the corner.
For the last 25 years, the Make a Wish Foundation has been hosting the Rubber Ducky Derby, a fun event where the community can come together to raise funds for the organization – which grants wishes to local children dealing with a life threatening medical condition. Savannah and Cesar, two children who have had their wishes granted talk about the power of the experience. The Rubber Ducky Derby is August 10th. More information: http://utah.wish.org/