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Local on Dean's list

Park City resident Callie McConnell Williams, a sophomore communication major in the College of Arts and Sciences, made the 2006 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Delaware. Named to the Dean’s List are full-time students with grade point averages of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester.

Utah Rivers Council summer day camp

The Utah Rivers Council invites teens to experience Camp

W.H.E.T., (Water and Habitat Exploration for Teens) a 3-day summer day camp exploring the Salt Lake Valley watershed. Campers will hike and fish Big Cottonwood Canyon, paddle the Jordan River, take part in community service projects and swim in the Great Salt Lake. They will also learn wildlife habitat, and learn outdoor skills.Tuition is $150 for each 3-day M,T,W, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. session. Limited scholarships are available. Tuition includes instruction, supplies, and transportation. Campers need to provide their own lunch. Campers meet each day at Bend-in-the-River, the University of Utah Bennion Centers’ riparian habitat restoration project on the Jordan River. Camp sessions run from July 9 to Aug. 15. Students aged 12-15 are encouraged to apply. Each session is limited to 15 students. Applications and additional information can be found at . Application deadline is May 30th.

The Utah Rivers Council protects Utah’s rivers and clean water sources

for today’s citizens, future generations, and wildlife.

Latina breast cancer education

The Alliance Community Services will hold a discussion titled, "Who gets breast cancer? Anyone," at McPolin Elementary School,2270 Kearns Blvd., Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. Topics will include the importance of early detection and how to get a mammogram at low cost or for free, followed by questions and answers. For more information call (801) 856-2847.

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