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New Realtor in town

Jess Reid Real Estate is proud to announce the addition of its newest agent, Tahvory Bunting, according to a press release. Bunting is bringing over 13 years of real estate experience with an extensive background in real estate sales and marketing.

Prior to joining Jess Reid, Bunting sold real estate at several local resort communities. She is a member of the Park City Board of Realtors. Before her move to Park City in 2005, Bunting worked in Denver, Colo., and has been involved in many different aspects of real estate over her career, including international and commercial real estate.

Bunting is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys all four seasons in Park City.

Reusable bags benefit Rwandan children

Whole Foods Market is selling reusable shopping bags to benefit children victimized in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The FEED 100 costs $29.99 and helps provide 100 nutritious meals to hungry school children in Rwanda through the United Nation World Food Program’s School Feeding Program, according to a press release.

The FEED 100 reusable bag is made of organic cotton and natural burlap and is a lightweight, fresh white tote perfect for spring and summer that will easily collapse into its base to fit into a handbag.

In 1994, Rwanda lost 800,000 men, women and children to genocide. As a result, the nation’s economy and social structures were decimated, the press release said.

Since 2003, the World Food Program has provided free, nutritious school lunches to Rwanda’s children in 300 schools in the most food-deprived areas.

Each hot, nutrient-rich meal draws boys and girls to school, helps them learn, and may be the only meal they have all day. School attendance has grown from 63 percent to 93 percent, and to help close the educational gender gap, girls with good attendance may receive extra rations to take home to their families.

Whole Foods in Park City is located at 1748 West Redstone Center Drive.

Recycle Utah’s prescription-drug collection

Recycle Utah will hold a prescription medicine collection event on Saturday, May 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the community recycling center, 1951 Woodbine Way.

Members of the Summit County Sheriff’s Department will collect unwanted prescription medicines, over the counter medicine and vitamins. Drop-off is free.

Medicines should never be flushed down the toilet because they enter the water supply and harm fish and wildlife. For more information call Recycle Utah at 649-9698.

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