Community Initiatives

The Salt Lake City Greek Festival

by oreid2 23. August 2012 15:39

The Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake puts on the Salt Lake City Greek Festival each year, not only to celebrate and preserve Greek culture and traditions in Utah, but also to support local charities. The church sets aside funds every year from the Festival to support the greater good. With over 50,000 visitors throughout the three day event, the Festival is becoming ever more popular as people are learning, sharing and enjoying a great time. For more information about the Festival and its causes, visit their website at: http://www.saltlakegreekfestival.com/

 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah

by oreid2 23. August 2012 15:26

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah is a mentoring program that serves children between the ages of six and eighteen by finding and matching them with an adult volunteer in a one to one relationship. This takes place in the community, in schools and in the workplace.The Mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one on one relationships that change their lives for the better. For more information about BBBSU, visit their website at: http://www.bbbsu.org

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Excellence in the Community

by oreid2 23. August 2012 15:16

The goal of Excellence in the Community is to highlight Utah's top musicians and dancers and promote their regular performance throught the state. Doing so will allow people to understand that, though in Utah we don't always have celebrity, we do have excellence. The program benefits communities, schools and artists who welcome more and better performance opportunities. For more information about Excellence in the Community and ways to enjoy the performing arts, visit their website at: http://www.excellenceconcerts.org/

      

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The Columbus Community Center

by oreid2 23. August 2012 14:58

The Columbus Community Center beleives that every individual with disabilities has the right to develop to his or her full potential. The Center aids this belief by providing residential, vocational and day activity programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. For more information about the Columbus Community Center, visit their website at: http://www.columbuscommunitycenter.org/

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The Swaner Ecocenter

by oreid2 23. August 2012 14:44

The Swaner Ecocenter is a refuge for an abundance of wildlife right in our backyard. Over 10 miles of trails offer recreational opportunities for mountain bikers, hikers, bird watchers, fishermen, snowshoers and photographers. The mission of the Ecocenter is to preserve the land and the humanc connection to the natural landscape, to educate the local and broader communities about the value of nature and to nurture both the ecosystem and the people connected with it. For more information about the center and activities provided, visit their website at: http://www.swanerecocenter.org

            

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