Business briefs, Oct. 28-30
TMJH to hold Veterans Day assembly
The community is invited to attend Treasure Mountain Junior High’s assembly in honor of Veterans Day. According to a press release, Jill Shepherd will be the guest speaker for the assembly. Shepherd, who was named Miss Utah in 2007 and competed in the Miss America Pageant, earned five medals for her military service in Afghanistan in 2004 and 2005. The assembly is scheduled for Nov. 6 at 10:10 a.m. at the Eccles Center. For more information, contact the junior high at 435-645-5640.
Registration ongoing for Leaders 4 Life
Students from grades seven through 12 can register for Leaders 4 Life, a two-day event that aims to teach Park City youth important leadership skills. According to the Leaders 4 Life website, leadersforlifeparkcity.org, participants will learn about safe dating and consent, stress reduction and suicide prevention, among other topics. Marlon Shirley, a Paralympic athlete, will serve as keynote speaker. Leaders 4 Life is scheduled for Nov. 13, from 2:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., and Nov. 14, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Park City High School. Registration, which is limited, costs $25 and can be done online at the Leaders 4 Life website.
Ecker Hill to hold student vision screenings
Ecker Hill Middle School will hold vision screenings for students on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10. According to the school’s website, ehms.pcschools.us, letters will be sent to the homes of students who don’t pass the screenings, recommending an evaluation by an eye doctor. Parents who don’t wish to have their students screened must send a note to the school office before the days of the tests. The school nurse is also seeking volunteers to staff the screenings. Parents who are interested should contact her at email@example.com .
A Park City student’s desire to reduce plastic waste led to engineering a new set of utensils, the Sporknife.