The Youth Garden Project’s 10th Annual Online Auction Fundraiser began at 9 a.m. March 12 and runs through 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 18.
The Rotary Club of Moab presented two $2,000 scholarships for students attending the Utah State University Moab campus, said club President Britta Kingsley. “Financial support is a big factor in helping students succeed by earning their certificate or degree,” she said. “Anyone interested in offering scholarship support for USU Moab students in Career and Technical Education or academic programs should contact Lianna Etchberger at [email protected] From the left are Rotarians Joe Kingsley and Dave Biershied, Samantha Campbell, director of students; Shanda Thompson, academic adviser and success coordinator; Robina Pals, USU student and Rotarian; Britta Kingsley and Etchberger, associate vice president at the USU Moab campus.
Arches New Hope Pregnancy Center founder and Executive Director Debbie Nelson by her own admission has mixed emotions as she prepares to retire after 17 years of helping women – and in many cases men – come to terms with and prepare for unplanned pregnancies.
Note: These services have been suspended as the City of Moab works to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The Canyonlands Natural History Association board of trustees recently approved seven requests for Discovery Pool grant funding totaling nearly $66,000 to each scientist that applied.
Fifty seven adults and 44 children received homelessness services from the Multicultural Center in 2019 and MVMC expects this number to rise in 2020. The Center formalized its homelessness services last July, adding Liz Donkersloot as the new fulltime housing resources coordinator.
The Youth Garden Project will host a gathering to celebrate volunteers from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 21. The event includes an information session about anyone who wants to volunteer for 2020. There will be hot tea, baked goods and some Youth Garden Project homemade jams to sample.
The Grand County Senior Center is hosting an AARP Driver Safety Class from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the center.
The Moab Valley Multicultural Center is ending an “outstanding year” of collaborative social services by doing what they do best – helping those in need, according to a press release from the MVMC.
The Youth Garden Project has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Grand Conservation District to be used for projects supporting the organization’s agricultural education, according to Executive Director Kaitlin Thomas.
What looks like dirt in the desert and drylands is actually a forest under your feet. We’re talking about biocrusts – living organisms made of lichens, mosses, fungi, bacteria and green algae – that live on the soil surface on the Colorado Plateau and other places across the Southwest, according to Tracey Stone of The Nature Conservancy.
The Moab nonprofit organization Community Rebuilds has partnered with the “Living Building Challenge” effort, in what its executive director says is an “additional leap forward” toward “like-minded aspirations to build the best building with our impact on the environment and our futures in mind.”