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What are you doing for others?

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” 545 more words

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Parenting and Media Use

Authored by: Anne Schmidt, Prevention/Outreach Case Management Supervisor

One of the primary concerns that many parents have is how much “screen time” their children use.  Children of all ages spend lots of time in front of screens: television, phones, computers, tablets etc. 551 more words

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Happy New Year!

Authored by: Carolyn Hansen, Salt Lake County Youth Services Director

I wanted to take the time to reflect on 2016 and remember the dedicated staff, community partners, volunteers, and donors who made it possible for us to provide the shelter, support and safety for the youth we serve. 197 more words

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Winter Break Snow-a-thon

Authored by: by Jessica Olmos, Youth Leader at South Kearns Elementary Afterschool Program

It’s just a universal truth that all kids love snow, even kids who live in warm climates and have never seen real snow.  382 more words

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Celebrate World Kindness Day!

Authored by: Corylyn Ybarra, Manager of Shelter-Programs at Salt Lake County Youth Services

Did you know there is a day set aside to celebrate kindness? I am not sure what to think about this. 380 more words

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Veteran's Day with your kids

Authored By: Loren Georgeson & Karlia Lopez, Elk Run Elementary Afterschool Program

Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11th. For some, this may mean having an extra day off work, but there is more to this day than just time off to lounge around. 229 more words

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Get Your Flu Vaccinations Today

Authored by Nick Rupp, PR and Communications Coordinator, SLCO Health Department

When it comes to health, teens and preteens often feel invincible. They’re too young to be concerned about most age-related ailments, and they’re old enough to not worry as much about childhood illnesses. 247 more words

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