The Park Record Clips for Dec. 29, 2007-Jan. 1, 2008
December 28, 2007
Ophthalmologist hosts event for humanitarian efforts in Himalayas
Tonight the Snowbird Renaissance Center presents "An Everest Evening with Dr. Geoffrey Tabin of Park City’s Moran Eye Center. The event will provide guests with a night full of tales of humanitarian efforts and dinner. Tabin, a professor of surgery and ophthalmology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and co-director of the Himalayan Cataract Project, was the first ophthalmologist to summit Mount Everest and the fourth person to reach the highest point of all seven continents. An Everest Evening includes a silent auction. The auction will include a day of skiing with former Olympian and renowned big mountain skier Jeremy Nobis that will include four lift tickets, early Tram runs and lunch. The event will be held from 6-10 p.m. A ticket to the event is $200 and tables of 10 are available for $2,000. For reservations and information on tickets call (801) 933-2147
Where to recycle holiday decorations
Park City High School’s lacrosse teams will pick up and recycle Christmas trees again this year for a donation. The dates are Dec. 29th, Jan 5th and Jan 12th. Please place an order by calling 649-TREE (8733) or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Christmas trees can also be dropped off through January 13, 2008 at the following locations:
-Park City "North 40" Sports Field (access road off of Kearns Blvd. to the right of the School District office)
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-Jeremy Ranch parking lot opposite the Jeremy Store
-Silver Summit Bell’s Sinclair
-Christmas trees and other yard waste can be recycled any time at Summit County’s
Three Mile Canyon landfill on Rte. 32. Christmas trees will be chipped into mulch for city and county plantings. Mulch helps conserve water by preventing the soil from drying out.
Most Christmas wrapping paper and tissue paper is recyclable. Everything but
metallic paper and bows can be placed in the newspaper bin at Recycle Utah in Park City, Coalville, Kamas, and Kimball Junction.