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Stein Eriksen Lodge "Giving Room"

The Stein Eriksen Lodge in Deer Valley has announced a goal to raise $50,000 to aid the Huntsman Cancer Institute’s "Room to Heal" campaign to double the Institute’s space for healing and hope.

The Lodge has appointed one of its luxurious junior suites as "The Giving Room" where 10 percent of the total room revenue generated from the suite will be donated to the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

the Lodge pledging a $50,000 contribution, the Huntsman Cancer Hospital will reserve a patient room in the new expansion as the Stein Eriksen Lodge room. Every night the "The Giving Room" is occupied from May 1 through Aug. 31, 2009, the Ueberroth Family Foundation will donate matching funds. Starting this December, the Lodge will kick off an Employee Giving program, whereby employees may make payroll deductions to help.

Salt Lake resorts open

Snowbird announced its 2nd earliest opening ever Nov. 7.

Brighton Resort will begin the 2008/2009 season on Nov. 12.

AARP seeking volunteers

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers help taxpayers who cannot afford paid-tax assistance such as seniors, the disabled and low-to middle-income families prepare and electronically file (e-File) federal and state income tax returns at absolutely no charge. For more information about becoming a volunteer or hosting a free tax-help site, please send an email to .

Toastmasters member wins region

Mike Hodge, a member of the Park City Toastmasters, won the District 15 championship on Oct. 25 in the category of humorous speech.

Hodge was mentioned in an Oct. 10 article after winning the Salt Lake area contest. The District 15 event was the top contest for members in Utah and Idaho and parts of Oregon and Wyoming.

Burns Cowboy Shop Grand Opening

The Burns Cowboy Shop, featured in an Oct. 21 article, will have its grand opening Thursday Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. The store at 361 is the newest addition to Main Street.

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