Utah Valley State Collegge (UVSC) will hold a Summer University rodeo exhibition in Heber as part of the UVUphoria! celebration as the College counts down to obtaining university status. The rodeo will take place May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Wasatch County Events Center, located at 415 South 1200 West in Heber. Current UVSC rodeo team members, as well as prospective members of the team, will perform at the event. The 2007-08 UVSC rodeo team just completed their season on March 29, winning the Rocky Mountain Region title for the second consecutive year. A dinner for UVSC staff, catered by Red Flame Catering of Bountiful, begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the staff dinner are $5 per person, and include both the dinner and rodeo. Staff may also purchase tickets for the dinner and rodeo for extended family members. Tickets for the rodeo are open to the public for $5, $4 for students and $3 for children two to 12 years old. Children under two are free. For tickets, contact Campus Connection in the Sorensen Center on UVSC’s Orem Campus at (801) 863-8797 or UVSC’s Wasatch Campus at (801) 863-6644. For more information on UVUphoria! events, go to resource.uvsc.edu/uvuphoria/.
Blaze and the Boy Scouts
The Utah Blaze announced their newly-established partnership with the Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America. For Utah’s three home games in May, the Blaze will donate $15 to the Boy Scouts for every $30 ticket purchased, and for every $19 ticket purchased at a discount rate of $10, the Blaze will donate $5 to the organization. Tickets may be purchased by going online to http://www.utahblaze.com/bsa . The Blaze will also honor the Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America during their nationally televised (ESPN2) game on June 9 against the Los Angeles Avengers. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m.. The Scouts will be honored during the game with the presentation of a check for all funds raised in the month of May. The applicable home games will be on May 3, 10 and 24. All of the games start at 7 p.m.
A head-on collision Thursday morning on Brown’s Canyon Road killed the driver of one vehicle and left another driver with critical injuries.