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Education Briefs


Scholarship Club Seminar

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Don Betterton, former director of financial aid at Princeton, will present "Why is it so hard for good kids to get into top colleges?" and Carl Buck, vice president of education finance for JP Morgan Chase, will present "College financial aid and planning for any income level," at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, at 7 p.m. Both Betterton and Buck are nationally-known authors and speakers. They will be available for one-on-one advice for families of all income levels who are planning for college admissions and student aid. The event is free for parents and students. For more information, contact Community Scholarship Advisor Dana Ardovino, at (435) 645-5650 ext. 2085.

Book Sale

The Friends of the Summit County Libraries will host the Scholastic Books half-off warehouse sale at the Kimball Junction library. Current Friends can view the sale Thursday, Dec. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. Become a Friend that night for $10 to enjoy the early-bird sale, too. The public is invited Friday, Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy 50-percent savings on new books for children and adults, as well as other great gifts for the holidays. The sale will be held in the auditorium adjacent to the library, 6505 N. Landmark Drive in Kimball Junction. For more information, call (435) 615-3900 or visit

Santa Claus is coming

Bring your camera and take a free family holiday photo with Santa Claus at Good Thymes Bistro, located in the Smith’s Shopping Center, on Saturday, December 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Light Photography will also be onsite for holiday photo packages. A $5 pancake breakfast will be served in the morning and a $5 burger and chip lunch will be served in the afternoon with 50 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Park City Education Foundation. Toys for Tots Foundation will also be collecting unwrapped gifts. For more information, call (435) 615-7090.

Men of McPolin (MOM) Web site

The Men of McPolin are interested in getting help from the community for their Web site, . If anyone has pictures of past MOM events and/or projects, would like to contribute content to the site, or are willing to help with the Web site design and graphics, please send an email to Mark Conklin, at .

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