——— In The Grove and Glendale Forum Cont. ——— Letter to John Njord of UDOT vention April 16, 2002 We are writing this letter to state our complete agreement with the Poplar Grove Community that we are not satwith Transportation's Utah Départment (UDOT) 6th West Road. Written by Jay Ingleby in behalf of the West ‘Salt Lake (Glendale) Community Council isfied from of decision to to Redwood Spring/Summer 2002 The West View page 7 ———= An Evening of Clean-Up (continued from page 3) Elegance! out in honor of Earth Day to make a posi- By Deborah Ericson | The Sunday Anderson Senior Center (868 W. 900 S.) is throwing an anniversary S. Stop unneccesary blowing of train whistles at non-through streets. 9. Raised cross walks for school party, and all are invited to attend! This senior recreation center has played an integral role in enhancing the quality of life for older adults in this area for 24 years now! The center still proudly bears the name of Sunday Anderson, who was key in bring-. ing the dream of a senior center to fruition. Please help us celebrate this special anniversary on June 19th at 5:00 PM. Since this is the year of the rose, the theme for the night will be "Elegant As A Rose". children. 10. Twenty mile per hour speed limit for trains. : 11. Monthly track maintenance and patrolling of line for transient activity. 12. Eliminate hazardous train shipments through residential neighborhoods. 13. Track olen to prevent os just look at three (3) railroad crossings. _ We feel that it would be a real disservments. ice not to include all crossings within 14. Monthly Se of RR - our communities. We recommend the property to help with weeds and fire following: 1. Traffic studies to evaluate pedes- _ hazards. We would like to see UDOT and all trian and automobile safety. others associated with this travesty on 2. Traffic flow and emergency vehiour communities make the right decicle access studies at all crossings. 3. Possibility of overpass on sion and discuss all aspects of the problem, not just the surface of the problem. Redwood Road at 900 South. It only makes sense to do a thorough 4. All crossing arms should be gated so that cars cannot get around. | investigation, not just look at part of the problem. 5. Quiet zones in force 24 hrs a day. THESE COMMUNITIES 6. Upgrade all seven crossing sites. DESERVE THE BEST - DO YOUR (Make them safe and attractive for JOB AND GIVE IT TO THEM! pedestrians.) 7. Install sound walls for noise pre- Fine dining, fine music, and fine dancing is the agenda. It will be a great opportunity to sport your best outfit and enjoy a beautiful evening of elegance! | Please contact Debbie at 538-2092 for ticket and reservation information. Volunteers Make > | to bring home, school, and community House's story begins together in a partnership as a support for ‘in 1894, when Utah was still a territory parental involvement in education as well as providing resources and information to parents and families. The main goal is help parents gain more confidence in raising children and help professionals and parents work together to educate children as_ they and Salt Lake City was not yet the metropolis it is today. Even then, there were little children to be fed and clothed ~- children of the poor and unfortunate, needing care and guidance. These were the problems Emma - develop. The center helps coordinate services and resources for families, students, and the school with business, agencies, and other groups who provide help and support for families. During the year the center has helped sponsor monthly seminars on topics such as Parental Rights in Education and Gang Awareness for Parents. There are many activities planned this spring including PTA Mentoring, SEOP Parent workshop, "Parents as Advocates" training, and _ the Parent/Teen Survival Course (en inglés o espanol). Also of interest are Tobacco Awareness and Cessation classes. Language translation services available and many classes are conducted in other languages. Servicios de traduccion se proveen y muchas de las clases se dan en otras idiomas. Please call Ms. Fletcher to register for these free classes (clases gratis) at 9748320. The Center is open daily for anyone from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm. K. McVicker dreamed and _ Society, Weed and Seed, Alzheimer's Association, Sorenson Multi-Cultural Center, Riley, Franklin, and Parkview Elementary Schools, Salt Lake Community Action Program, Salt Lake Valley Health Department, Poplar Grove -and Glendale Healthy Communities, General Electric, and The People of Salt : April was National Volunteer month, — like to express their many thanks to the unteers, Ivan Salazar, Pat Fryer, Rose and curriculum were implemented. Thanks to the hardworking and steadfast Brummett and Sonja Ames. - The Sunday Anderson Center offers volunteers, some good things are happen- classes in "Intro to Computers", "PAF 5 ing. SeniorNet provided the center with new computers, a scanner, two color printers and a digital camera. They are now offering two, two-hour classes a week and are manning the lab to help seniors learn how to use a computer, on site or at home. Genealogy", and may start a class on "The Use of Ebay and the Internet" in the near future. If you wish to be a part of this program as a volunteer ora class participant, please contact pee Ericson at 538- — 2092. House Remains Important Part of ees by Sue Dagliesh and Leah Barker Neighborhood Department outstanding volunteers who worked very ~ hard to get the computer program off the The Sunday Anderson Senior Center is — ground. Several volunteers invested many hours of their time and effort. Jim Burt, very proud of their volunteers. They have Yvette Goins, Joe Salazar, Tom Sessions many volunteers in all aspects of their proand Milton Smith are the key volunteers, grams at the center, but some of the most who have worked all year to keep the diligent volunteers are those who particiclasses going. Also appreciated are volpate in their computer program. by Keith Homer Center in room 101. Directed by Bonita Parks ‘By Connie Kulacz Center at Glendale Fletcher, the new dynamic center works SLC Public Utilities, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, U of U Bennion Center (Bendin-the-River), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Pioneer Stake), Genesis Youth Center, Utah Federation for Youth, Utah Rivers Council, Audubon and the staff at Sunday Anderson would Computer Program a Success New Family Support. Neighborhood Councils, Lake City. Last April, a new computer program Glendale Middle School is ou to announce the opening of the new Family tive aimpact on one of Salt Lake City's greatest natural assets, the Jordan River. The 2002 Jordan River Earth Day participants included: Poplar Grove and West Salt Lake (Glendale) Community of alleviating when she conceived the idea of opening a public kindergarten. | New services were added during the first years including a free milk station, a public playground, public bathrooms for free baths, Americanization classes for immigrants, and an employment bureau for women seeking work. - General neighborhood gatherings were held in the evening offering lectures, music, and literary entertainment for adults and children. By World War II, Neighborhood House had grown into one of the most respected institutions for child and family related services in Salt Lake. New challenges arose as a growing number of women entered the work force. The after-school and summer programs for children six to thirteen years of age increased by one third. Neighborhood House needed to locate to a new site that would accommodate the growth in programs. The ideal piece of property was secured at 1050 West 500 South licensed to serve 236 children with the ad was chosen because it was centralfollowing: Year-round day care for ly situated to the population needing children (ages 2-12), Kindergarten Neighborhood House's services. In the 1970's, Neighborhood House - readiness, Before/after school Program, Supportive services which include: 8 | responded to a rising community need for Adult Day Services. In August of week parenting classes, tutoring services, speech therapy and community 1978, Neighborhood House opened the referrals, S.O.A.R. I and II - summer Riverside Senior Day Center offering programs for 10 through 14-year-olds, adults and their families an alternative to premature nursing home care and combining outdoor recreation, community service, and personal skill-building supportive services to adults who are activities. ° no longer able to be alone during the Neighborhood House's goal is to day. After an overwhelming response, expose children to a wide variety of Neighborhood House opened its second opportunities by maximizing each Adult Day Program located within the . child's learning potential through stim- — Cottonwood Presbyterian Church. Today, the two Adult Day Programs are licensed to serve 71 clients per day with services based on a sliding fee scale. Both Centers assist families who are dealing with the stress of in-home care by providing door-to-door transportation, services for Alzheimer's dis- ease and other related memory loss, meals and snacks, and a number of fun recreational activities. The programs are social rehabilitative in nature, utilizing recreational and therapeutic activities to maintain physical, mental, and social skills while providing respite to the caregiver. Over the past 107 years, The Children's program has been adapted and expanded to meet the changing needs of our community. Today, we are ulating intellectual growth, building self-confidence and developing social skills that they will carry into adulthood. Neighborhood House exemplifies the ideals of a settlement house; it is a house of friendly neighbors and a center of information, organization and services which connects the neighborhood to the community. "Together, we have built a house that laughs with chil- dren and smiles with adults and offers nurturing to all who enter...” Neighborhood Programs: House Summer For information about our upcoming summer programs, call Karin at 3634589. Hurry, they fill up quickly!