Community Initiatives

Historic 25th Street Association

by Eleven 16. August 2013 14:12

For over 50 years, Historic 25th Street was like a red carpet welcoming travelers arriving from Union Station. All through the year travelers, guest and residents can find the most unique offerings with live entertainment, special events, shopping, dining, cultural arts and an ambiance to make you feel welcome and comfortable.  The Historic District is home to many buildings listed on the National Historic Registry including the Union Station which houses the John M Browning Arms Museum, Utah State Railroad Museum, Browning-Kimball Classic Car Museum other art galleries and attractions. The district is home to many art galleries and hosts the First Friday Art Stroll every month. The Historic 25th Street Business Association are the stewards of the district with over 60 businesses and organizations taking part to support and host world class events, including the Dewtour, Winterfest, Ogden Arts Festival, Farmers Market, Ogden Pioneer Days, Worldwide on 25, Harvestmoon Festival, WItchstock, Christmas Village and more.

To learn more about the Historic 25th Street Association, click here.  

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Junior League of Salt Lake City

by Eleven 16. August 2013 13:46

The Junior League of Salt Lake City, Inc. is a charitable organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action, education and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League of Salt Lake City is made up of 481 women who are committed to building better communities.  Their members are career women, working mothers, stay-at-home moms, and full-time and part-time volunteers. Although they may represent a variety of races, religions and ethnic origins, they are brought together by a common vision to identify the needs and create positive change for all women, children and families through collaborative programs and effective advocacy by providing time, money, volunteers and leadership for the community.

To find out more information about the Junior League of Salt Lake City, visit their website at www. jlslc.org

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Utah Down Syndrome Foundation

by Eleven 16. August 2013 13:37

The Utah Down Syndrome Foundation (UDSF) is a Utah non-profit organization that provides outreach, training, counseling, support, education, information, and activities for individuals with Down syndrome, their parents and families, and the community. 

To learn more about the mission and services provided by the UDSF, click here.  

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Grand Families

by Eleven 16. August 2013 12:06

Children’s Service Society is committed to meeting the growth and developmental needs of children, fostering quality child care, and promoting positive relationships in biological, adoptive, and kinship families without regard to ethnicity, race, income, gender, age, or religion.  Grandfamilies provides classes, activities, support groups, advocacy and crisis intervention for families throughout the State of Utah. 

For more information about Grandfamilies and the programs they provide, click here.   

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American Red Cross - Utah Region

by Eleven 16. August 2013 11:31

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.  The Utah Region of the American Red Cross is part of the largest and most diverse service organization in the United States. They serve more than 2.8 million people and cover nearly 85,000 square miles spanning 29 counties.  They also provide food and shelter in emergencies, assist members of our armed forces and their families, teach lifesaving skills, and more. All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people.

To learn how you can contribute and learn more about the American Red Cross in Utah, click here.  

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