The West View Page 3. University/N eighborhood Partners Opening Celebration Planned by Irene Fisher will be niversity/Neighborhood Partners has opened the doors to its new community facility, located in the southeast corner of Jordan Park. All interested west side residents and members of the University of _ Utah (U of U) community are invited to share in the celebra- tion of that opening on Friday, April 4, from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. at 1060 South 900 West. The new organization will held, regardless of Guests Hes houses. Neighborhood Services, and Scott: Matheson, Dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the U of U. learning, action and benefit. U of U President Bernie Machen and the Board of Advisers of University/Neighborhood entertainment and food ebration party is open to all and the housing, areas of environment, Bennion which exist, an provide and NHS recieves $20k grant for “Friendly Corners” project. “Friendly Corners” Aims to Revitalize their Community has Service Elementary partnered with and Riley Schools, Poplar Grove West and Salt Section of Poplar Grove Lake Community Councils, TreeUtah and many more to create the Bend-in-the-River and Urban Treehouse off A major community effort and grant aimed at building afford- Northwest Community Health Center and the U of U’s Dental Residency Program provide needed dental care - west area residents. of the types of shared work that For con- _ Square feet of commercial space. The press conference was held at the Tongan United Methodist Church, the majority property Irene information, north- or Consuelo -Alires at: University/ Nerghborhood Partners, 9723596, or drop by to visit the facility at the address above. tact more to ing to fire in 2000, and has been working with Salt Lake City offi- able housing and commercial | cials, the Salt Lake space at the corners of 400 South Neighborhood Housing Services and 900 West was announced at a (NHS) and others on a plan to press conference on February 20. rebuild and revitalize its neighAll told, the $6-8 million pro- borhood. ge posed project, called Friendly To support that effort, U.S. Corners, would: providea maxi- Senator Robert Bennett (R-UT) mum of 70 units of mixedannounced a $20,000 grant from income apartments and 15,000 the Federal Home Loan Bank of Fremont Avenue on the east bank of the Jordan River. already example students Parkview University-neighborhood partnerships, for Center safety, and employment/business development. — West families. The U of U’s Lowell partnering work in four areas: programs, activities and services. for youth; bridge-building across barriers of race, culture, religion, political viewpoint and geography; support for resident-led initiatives; and capaci- health, of U’s and Fisher owner at the intersection of 4th and 9th. The church lost its build- Seattle, and administered through ‘Zions Bank. The grant with pre-development assists costs for: the project such as market analysis, architectural fees and other page 8 hove see Corners University/Neighborhood Partners | Opens its Doors! Los Compafieros de la Universidad/ Vecindad — -Abre sus /puertas! EVERYONE INVITED TO CELEBRATE! Join Us! Qh ee TODOS SON INVITADOS ‘Ven a Celebrar Con Nosotros! | p * Food psoeonees - * * * « *« ~ ethnic from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cel- needs Housing ty-building in U U_ students and faculty workwith West English teachers and Students to address literacy Partners will focus its initial Partners invite you to learn more about the organization and how it hopes to build partnerShips between the U of U, neighborhood groups and individuals to achieve goals identified by residents. ° The opening celebration will the Department High School have partnered to create the Family Literacy Center, housed in a former classroom at West High. U of |@ Partners. Uamersne nb ao. Partners receives guidance from a 30-member’ Board of - Advisers, co- chaired by Maria Garciaz, | Director of for reciprocal example, English eee enna tong side include activities for children from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., a formal dedication at 4:00 p.m., and For will be invited to tour. the facility, which now bring together U of U and west resources University/Neighborhood Partners intends to carry out. weather, in the side yard of the house. The children’s activities will include creative theater experiences, sports activities with U of U athletes and more. ¢ Children’s Activities. ¢ Prize Drawings * U of U Athletes e Live Music ¢ Live Entertainment Comida Actividades para nifios Premios de vez en cuande Acleras de la Universidad de Utah Bella musica * ispectaculo entretenimiento Friday, April 4, 2003 V iernes, el 4 de Abril, 2003 3:00 — 6:30 p.m. - “de las 3:00 hasta las 6:30 de la tarde 1060 Sur 900. Oeste 1060 South 900 West fal sur de Jordan P ark) 3 pm. 4 p.m. Children’s Activities Short program to commemorate new 3 pM, 4 pam. friendships and the opening of the new | : University Neighborhood Partners with ue of U Precdea Bernie Machen and SI c Mayor Rocky Anderson —- 4:30 — 6:30 p.m. eo | Food and Entertainment a Actividades para los nifios Un Programa con el Presidente de la Universidad de Utah, Bernie Machen y Alcalde, Rocky Anderson conmemoran el empieza de nuevas amistades y el comien- zo de los Companeros de la Universidad y la Communidad del Lado Oeste 4 30 ~ 6: 30p. m. ber more information, please call Consuelo at 972-3596. Comida y Entretenimiento — Para mas ies. Hame Consuelo a: 972-3596.