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Continue to Serve During COVID-19

Volunteers are still needed to support the missions of nonprofit, faith-based and government organizations statewide. In-person, remote, and virtual opportunities exist and you can make a difference wherever you are and however you are able to serve.

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Supporting Cultural Nonprofits

A new video encourages people to donate to Utah’s arts organizations, performers, museums and other cultural groups. The video is the first of a series of five videos that are being published through a partnership between the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts and Spy Hop.

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Multicultural Outreach Focus of New State Subcommittee

The Utah COVID-19 Community Task Force is creating a new subcommittee to ensure that vulnerable and underserved communities receive important news and information about the current pandemic. Gov. Gary Herbert announced the new subcommittee during his daily briefing on Thursday. “These are uncertain and trying times for everybody, and all Utahns are feeling the pinch. But we have found with …

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Virtual Gallery Stroll Planned for Park City

The monthly gallery stroll, held on the last Friday, will happen in April through Facebook Live. Events will begin at 6 p.m. on April 24. The galleries in Park City are all currently closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cultural Community Call Recap for April 20

This week’s call included Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson, discussing the special session and other topics. Other guests included Maria Sykes, the director of Epicenter in Green Rive, and Jocelyn Scudder, executive director of the Park City Summit County Arts Council.

Poetry is accessible. Poetry is immediate. Poetry is healing.

Glenis Redmond, a road warrior poet from North Carolina, will offer creative fire at this year’s Mountain West Arts Conference. By Ellen Fagg Weist | Photo illustration by Todd Anderson Say what you want about poetry. Complain that it’s deceptively complicated. Complain about the teacher who made you think you couldn’t correctly interpret a poem’s themes, let alone write one. …

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Utah Receives Donation of Protective Masks from Shanghai

Nearly 40,000 protective masks donated by municipal and education officials in Shanghai, China have arrived in Utah. The masks have an approximate value of $275,000. These donations are a result of the international diplomacy work and collaborative projects by the Utah Legislature’s International Relations and Trade Committee, Utah State Board of Education, Utah STEM Action Center, and Davis, Iron and …

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Tax Credits Could Help Repair Historic Homes

The owners of historic homes damaged in the 5.7 magnitude earthquake that shook the Salt Lake valley on March 18 might qualify for a tax credit for some of the repair costs.

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Radio Spots Will Encourage Charitable Donations

Mid-Utah Radio, which has six radio stations that cover much of central Utah, will begin airing public service announcements encouraging people to help people and organizations struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.