December means it is time for our annual business meeting, but that may not be the best reason to put December 11 on your calendar. The annual banquet is more than worth attending but this year there is more. We will be entertained by virtuoso violinist Isabella des Etoiles who will play a mix of Contra, jigs and classical and who will be joined by her pupil, our very own, Julie Mayhew!
Humanists of Utah has long supported the Homeless Youth Resource Center. If your circumstances allow, please bring toiletries, blankets, coats, or money to donate. We will also be having a raffle to benefit the HYRC. Tickets will be $1.00 each. The two big prizes are a 1-year membership to Humanists of Utah and Cosmos Reboot on blu ray. There will be other prizes from our Evolve trinket collection.
The venue is Eliot Hall at the First Unitarian Church at 569 South 1300 East in Salt Lake City. We are starting an hour earlier than usual at 6:30 PM. There is no charge to interested parties; we encourage you to contribute to HYRC instead of our usual bucket. Please come and join us.
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Homeless Youth Resource Center
We did a good job at our summer picnic; we collected a lot of needed items and money for the HYRC. The sincerely appreciated our help but we did not include a golden goose; our donations did not last forever.
The HYRC is a perennial need; The HoU Board is committed to continue supporting this worthy cause.
We are planning another major collection event at our December banquet. Please plan on donating things season specific items like coats, blankets, and even sleeping bags.
You can also money any time, just present it to any board member and we will see that it gets delivered.
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