Culture

  • July 4, 2015

    Local Hero Carol Hollowell: A Champion for the Community’s Homeless...

    Families living in homelessness and poverty have received 464,160 pounds of food. 266 individuals have secured housing, and 103 found employment. 845 overall have benefited from services including addiction classes, GED training, and legal aid. These are just a few of the benchmarks achieved by the Switchpoint Community Resource Center...

  • July 4, 2015

    A Night Under the Stars

    Dixie State Hosts Summer Concert Series By Jyl Hall Picture this: It’s a warm summer evening; stunning sandstone cliffs in rich tan and red hues tower above. Stars hang in the deep blue velvet sky as lively music wafts around, begging you to tap your foot to the beat. Thanks...

  • July 3, 2015

    It’s For the Kids: Community Members Volunteer for Students of...

    By Pam Graf, WCSD Foundation Director August will be here before we know it, and that means “Back To School” for students in Washington County. Students K-12 will soon begin filling the classrooms and halls of public schools in Southern Utah. Along with school starting, August also brings together approximately...

  • May 13, 2015

    Justin Osmond: A True Super Hear-O

        By Pam Graf, Washington County School District Foundation Director 250 miles. Eight days. One goal. Justin Osmond, son of Merrill Osmond and grandson of George and Olive Osmond, has been on an intense training schedule since September to run the longest trek of his life. But he isn’t...

  • May 13, 2015

    Ignite the Camp Fire of Inspiration – eSMART Camp for

    By Becky Stein This is not your typical summer camp. You will not find lessons on macramé and building camp fires, unless the fire is created by a spark of laser or Bunsen burner. eSMART camp is a weekend of sessions focusing on sciences, math, technology, and engineering for girls...

  • May 13, 2015

    The 5th Annual DOCUTAH Film Festival

    The 5th Annual DOCUTAH Film Festival, which garners entries from all over the world, recently received a nomination for an Academy Award in the category of best (Short) Documentary. White Earth, a documentary by J. Christian Jensen, won the 2014 DOCUTAH Raven Award. “Christian’s vision uses uniquely beautiful cinematography to...

  • May 13, 2015

    Team Tuachan and the Disney Connection

    By Joseph E Smith, Tuacahn Public Relations How does a performing arts center nestled within a seemingly obscure canyon in Southern Utah team up with a world giant in theatre entertainment? “It takes hard work and a team of outstanding talent to make something like this happen,” exclaims Scott Anderson,...

  • May 5, 2015

    Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle Makes a Huge Local Impact...

        By SGHW Staff “A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – – Margaret Mead What happens when a group of women with diverse backgrounds, interests, education and passions come together with the goal of empowering other girls...

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